Modern Ghana

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Think tank, IMANI Africa, has scored the Akufo-Addo government an overall mark of 48.78% with regards to the fulfilment of its 2016 manifesto promises. The think tank also scored the government 54.35% for how it has managed the economy, stating that out of a total of 162 promises, only 41 have been implemented.

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The Supreme Court has dismissed an application filed by lawyers for the embattled former Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, Dr. Stephen Opuni seeking special leave to appeal a decision of the Court of Appeal rejecting a lsquo;stay of proceedings rsquo; in his trial.

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Economics professor with the New York University, Professor Yaw Nyarko, has called on government to adopt technology to address the devastating effect of climate change on farmlands. He is warning Millions of livelihoods across Africa are at stake if urgent steps are not adopted to address it.

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Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Joseph Whittal says through the help of Action Aid, it has managed to reintegrate into communities, the vulnerable elderly women who were alleged to be witches in the Northern Region.

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Deputy Chief of Staff, Francis Asenso-Boakye has debunked claims he is deliberately using his office to prevent some individuals from meeting with President Nana Akufo-Addo. According to Mr. Asenso-Boakye, he has no power to stop anyone, not least senior members of the NPP or Government officials from meeting with the President.

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A 26-YEAR-OLD man, Bright Antwi, who admitted stealing two Haojin motorbikes at different locations on different dates and selling one, has been handed 42 months jail sentence. The convict, a resident of Aboaso near Mamponteng in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti Region, took one of the motorbikes on October 9, 2019 at Asiwa near Kokoben in the Bekwai Municipality.

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Businessman, Alfred Agbesi Woyome has described as false allegations that he colluded with now-defunct UT Bank, to fabricate evidence about the ownership of his assets. This comes after a deputy Attorney General, Godfred Dame disclosed that the alleged fraud would form the basis for fresh case against Mr.

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Six suspects, who were arrested in connection with the shooting incident at Mankessim in the Central Region during the enstoolment of a queen mother, have been caged by the Cape Coast District Court 2.

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Dr. Bawumia and his wife, Madam Samira Bawumia and the Chief of Staff Frema Osei-Opare cut the birthday cake as Madam Amma Busia watches in admiration Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia, yesterday poured plaudits on Madam Amma Busia during her 83rd birthday party at her Abelenkpe residence in Accra.

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The flagbearer for National Democratic Congress rsquo; (NDC) John Dramani Mahama disagrees with Electoral Commission 39;s newly formed Advisory Committee. ldquo;The same voice of moral society that we count on when things are going bad are the same people they put on the Eminent Persons Advisory Council, rdquo; he noted during his engagement.

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Justice Avril Lovelace-Johnson, a Supreme Court nominee said her most regrettable action or judgement during her 28 years on the bench starting from the district court in 1991 was when she was sitting as High Court Judge in 2002 and had to hand a criminal a death sentence.

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The three striking teacher unions have refused to call off their industrial action despite a directive from the National Labour Commission to members to return to the classroom. Angel Carbonu, President of National Association of Graduate Teachers ( NAGRAT), told Joy News the directive by the Commission was not taken in consultation with the teacher unions.

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The School of Research and Graduate Studies (SRGS) of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) will be launching GIMPA Research Intensification Seminar Series (GRISS) on Thursday Dec 12, 2019.

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The Asene Manso Akroso District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr. Alex Incoom has urged residents in an Asene Manso Akroso District to pay regular visit to the health facilities to check their health status.

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For more than two decades now, Ghana has been recognized by the international community as a beacon of hope for Africa because of the country rsquo;s democratic credentials. However, over the last few years, political vigilantism and electoral violence have been identified by experts to be the most potent threat to this success, and the peace and stability of the country.

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A Supreme Court Judge, Justice Jones Victor Doste, has advised Ghanaians to exhaust all alternatives of resolving disputes before considering court action which he said tends to deepen conflict among parties. Sharing his over four decades of experience in the legal profession, he disclosed that the complex processes of litigation which culminate in prolonged proceedings bring about frustration among parties who are not even guaranteed favourable rulings at the end of proceedings.

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The Deutsche Gesellschaft f uuml;r Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Ghana, has trained over 100 female motorcycle mechanics and solar technicians in the northern regions, in various entrepreneurship course areas. This was done through GIZ Ghana rsquo;s core entrepreneurship training and employment promotion implemented projects in Tamale, Bolgatanga and Wa respectively.

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This festive season promises to be exciting as the biggest telecommunication network, MTN Ghana will be giving customers a unique opportunity to watch the premier of lsquo;Jumanji: The Next Level rsquo;. The prescreening of the movie will take place at the Silver bird cinema at the Accra Mall on Thursday December 12, 2019.

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Ghana played host to over 32 Countries for the first ever Global SDGs Youth Summit organized by the Reset Global People in partnership with the SDGs Office at the Office of the President of Ghana, UNDP Ghana, UNICEF Ghana, UNFPA Ghana, The Government of Canada, UK and a host of other 3rd Party Strategic Partners.

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The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communication (GIFEC), an agency under the Ministry of Communications has presented ten (10) computers and ten (10) uninterrupted power supply (UPS) to the Attakrom D/A primary school in the District to help facilitate practical learning of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and to compliment the theoretical aspect of the subject.

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Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Peter Boamah Otukonor says some leading members of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) are conniving with EC Chair Jean Mensa to rig the 2020 general elections.

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Member of Parliament (MP) for South Dayi, is optimistic the National Democratic Congress (NDC) will win the 2020 general election considering the analysis and results produced by the Afrobarometer survey on ldquo;Who is Winning 2020? rdquo; Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor on PM Express on Tuesday indicated the ruling government rsquo;s major flagship programmes, including Free Senior High School, One village-One dam (1V1D), One district- One factory(1D1F), Planting for Food and Jobs, .

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For reasons unknown, somebody is putting cowboy hats on pigeons in Las Vegas. Over the past week, there have been multiple reports of Las Vegas birds sporting various colored cowboy headwear, raising many, many questions.

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The striking teacher unions say they will only respond to the directive by the National Labour Commission (NLC) asking them to call off their strike if they are officially served with such correspondence.

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Tourism is big business. Globally, it accounts for more than 10% of GDP. According to the World Travel Tourism Council , 1 out of 5 of all jobs created in the last 5 years was in tourism.

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