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The Deputy General of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Obiri Boahen has condemned the recent demonstration led by the NDC, insisting the protest march to prevent a new voters rsquo; register was needless.

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Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Peter Boamah Otukonor has disclosed that the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) is planning with the Electoral Commission (EC)to rig the 2020 general elections.

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Former Deputy Minister for Communications, Felix Ofosu Kwakye, has said the Electoral Commission rsquo;s decision to compile a new voters rsquo; register for the December 2020 elections, is baseless and senseless. According to him, the current electoral roll was credible insisting on the creation of a new register, and one of the reasons given for this decision is its lack of credibility.

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Governing New Patriotic Party Tema West Constituency Chairman has stated that President Akufo-Addo will win the 2020 polls whether a new voters rsquo; register is compiled or not. Dennis Amfo-Sefah said the agitation by some political parties on the introduction of a new voters rsquo; register was therefore unnecessary and would, therefore, have no impact on the victory of the President and the NPP in general.

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The 2nd National Ultimate Rewards of the on-going GOIL Efie ne Fie promotion has been held at the Kentinkrono GOIL Service Station in Kumasi, Ashanti Region. A total of 800 more customers received their rewards ranging from GH cent;300 to GH cent;1,000 worth of fuel.

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The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. James Oppong-Boanuh, has entreated communities to live in harmony with the police and seek redress through the appropriate channels rather than resorting to violent means. He gave the assurance that no police officer would be shielded for any acts of misconduct.

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The National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) has revealed that 2,284 persons were killed in by road traffic accidents in 2019. In the breakdown by the Authority, the Greater Accra region recorded the highest with 449 persons followed closely by the Ashanti region with 448 people.

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The National Insurance Commission (NIC) has reiterated calls for government entities to prioritize the insurance of key state properties and assets to avoid spending unbudgeted amounts in time of disasters. The comments follow the recent destruction of some dormitories of Accra Academy ndash; Alema and Halm-Addo halls ndash;by fire.

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Solidaridad has officially launched the National Initiatives for Sustainable and Climate-Smart Oil Palm Smallholders (NISCOPS) Program in Ghana aimed at enhancing the production systems, improving profits while protecting the environment. The program is one of many initiatives introduced by the International Company to promote capacity building while targeting the growth of partnered sectors.

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The Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) with Kofi Akpaloo as its Presidential candidate has promised to initiate a social intervention policy dubbed 39;Child Benefit 39; to meet the needs of Ghanaian children if voted into power.

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The balloting of positions for NDC party parliamentary aspirants have turned violent at the Yilo Krobo constituency office of the party in Somanya in the Eastern region. Some angry members of the NDC have vandalised the party's office They destroyed the glass door at the entrance of the office, some equipment, documents as well as other things in the office.

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Honorary Vice President of think tank, Imani Africa, Bright Simons, has said recent arguments by the Electoral Commission (EC) for a new voters rsquo; register is merely a Public Relations stint to legitimise a premeditated decision.

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The raging debate over whether or not Ghana needs a new voter 39;s register in the upcoming December Elections has been put to rest. The Electoral Commission (EC) has closed the chapter saying they are through and done with plans to get new equipment to compile a new voter 39;s register.

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The Eastern Regional Police Commander, DCOP Afful Boakye- Yiadom has made a passionate appeal to various churches in the country to come to their aid and construct accommodation facilities for personnel of the service to facilitate the operations of the Ghana Police Service.

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The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) in Sunyani says the Tano River has been restored to its ldquo;natural state rdquo; and safe for use. This follows efforts put in place to counter the poisoning of the river after an articulated truck transporting 2,500 gallons of sulphuric acid from Tema to Burkina fell into the river.

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Some 99 inmates of the Nsawam medium-security prisons have had their matriculation ceremony at the Nsawam Prisons to study as distant students of the University of Cape Coast (UCC). This is a part of an initiative of the university to make sure convicts benefit from their diploma courses.

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Following the successful completion of the District Level Elections held across the country, all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies are set for official inauguration. Thursday, January 23, 2020, is the official date for the inauguration that will be held in all regions.

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The Roads and Highways Minister, Kwasi Amoako Atta has said government intends dualising the Central Corridor road, following the recent crash on the Dampoase road. ldquo;We try to improve the road conditions.

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On January 18, 2014, Ghanaian host of BBC rsquo;s Focus on Africa and former host of Joy FM rsquo;s Super morning show, Komla Dumor passed on. News of the demise of the outstanding international journalist rocked the nation that fateful Saturday as he was one of Ghana rsquo;s astute media persons.

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In some parts of Ghana, it is believed that the soul of a dead person will wander around in the land of the living until there is a proper burial. For many families, apart from giving their beloved one a befitting goodbye, a funeral will serve as a source of closure for family members.

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The Cape Coast teaching hospital says 29 of the 35 remains of persons who died in the Dampoase road crash last Tuesday have been identified by their families. ldquo;Out of the 35 bodies, 29 have gone through the process of identification and a good number of them have been released to their families, rdquo; the Chief Executive Officer of the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, Eric Kofi Gyedu, said to the media.

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Ex-President John Agyekum Kufuor is urging the youth to work passionately and selflessly towards the development of Ghana and Africa. He says the future of the continent lies in the hands of the youth and they have a responsibility to do things right to help ensure the continent is a better place for all.

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It has emerged that the Essikado-Ketan Constituency treasurer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) was among those who died in the gory accident that occurred at Dampoase, near Komenda in the Central Region on Tuesday.

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The Fomena District Police Command has arrested an 18-year-old student of T I Ahmadiyya Senior High School for allegedly faking her kidnap. Esther Boadiwaa, according to the police, hatched a plan to visit her boyfriend at Hohoe in the Volta Region and in the process lied to her parents that she had been kidnapped.

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The massive destruction of the Oda River Forest Reserve in the Bekwai Forest District of the Ashanti Region by illegal miners has infuriated the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh who waged a war against their activities.

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