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The 2020 NDC parliamentary candidate for the Salaga South Constituency of the Savanna region, Hajia Zuweira Ibrahima has reiterated the need for unity in the party ahead of the 2020 general elections.

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The Eastern Regional Director of Communications of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. David Prah, has urged Ghanaians not to allow the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) back into political office. According to him, the NDC cannot be trusted with the country rsquo;s resources and future.

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Investigations have begun into the disappearance of two persons in separate incidents at sea, the Marine Police in Tema have announced. The missing include a 55-year-old man, only known as Olu, who is reported to have gone missing while aboard a canoe named, Behoko, on September 9, 2019.

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Luck eluded a 30-year-old suspected armed robber when he was gunned down by a prisons officer during a robbery operation in a house at Oyarifa, near Adenta in Accra. The deceased, yet to be named, was one of two others who attacked occupants of a house at Oyarifa Rehoboth area yesterday dawn.

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An unemployed man who allegedly dragged a 12-year old girl into an uncompleted building at New Legon and sexually abused her is facing an Accra Circuit Court. Nana Frimpong Akles, charged with defilement, had his plea reserved by the court.

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He got the last laugh. Loved ones at an Irish funeral for Defence Forces Veteran Shay Bradley were shocked mdash; then delighted mdash; when they heard the voice of their late friend calling out from his coffin.

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The Ghana Chamber of Mines is unhappy with government rsquo;s decision to remove all security personnel from mining communities and concessions across the country. They say the move will contribute to the gradual decline in security in these mining areas.

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Hundreds of aggrieved customers of Gold Coast Fund Management on Tuesday hit the streets of Accra to demand the retrieval of their locked up investments. This is just one of the many protests that have hit the company in recent times.

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An 18-year-old motor rider who stole three china made mobile phones valued at GH cent;1,000 at Subriso, near Tepa in the Ahafo Ano-North Municipality, has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment by the Nkawie Circuit Court.

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The embattled Chief Executive Officer of the Advanced Body Sculpt Centre, also known as the Obengfo Hospital, Dr Dominic Obeng- Andoh, aka Dr Obengfo, has, described the Registrar of the Medical and Dental Council, Dr Elvis Kwasi Atikpui as a wicked, heartless, disgraceful and a corrupt man who always tries to pull down colleagues who are going up all in the name of hatred and envy.

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Deputy Communications Minister, George Andah, has quashed several media reports suggesting the government will ban China-based mobiles to reduce cybercrime. According to him, fake phones are substandard mobiles with several health implications but stated China produces some quality phones which are not substandard as being speculated.

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Founder of defunct Capital Bank William Ato Essien and three others have pleaded not guiltily to 26 charges including stealing of various sums in excess of Gh cent; 260 million. The three are Managing Director of MC Management Services Ltd, Dr Tetteh Nettey; former CEO of the Bank, Fitzgerald Odonkor and CEO of Reroy Cables Ltd, Kate Quartey-Papafio.

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The National Treasurer of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwabena Abankwah Yeboah is asking his pals to disregard a Facebook account in his name used to defraud unsuspecting people. He said some unidentified people who operate the account are soliciting for money from the general public making unrealistic promises to them.

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Member of Parliament for Buem constituency, Kofi Adams says Ghanaians must see 2020 beyond mere elections. He said the current economic hardships hitting Ghanaians connotes that 2020 general elections is not a mere election but an opportunity to put Ghana back on track.

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The Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced that re-opening the date of the 2nd Gold Track will begin on 12th November contrary to an earlier date of 15th October, 2019. GES noted that the decision was in consultative agreement with management and the Conference of Heads of Assisted Senior High School (CHASS) executives.

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A robot which encourages kids to wash their hands has helped pupils at a remote Indian primary school take a fresh approach to hygiene. The hand-shaped robot, dubbed lsquo;Pepe rsquo;, is the product of a collaboration between researchers from the University of Glasgow in Scotland and Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University in India.

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As part of measures to clamp down on criminal activities by some mobile phone users, the Minister for Communication, Ursula Owusu is urging the populace to ensure their sim card(s) are properly registered for easy identification before June 2020.

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The Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu Ekuful, has debunked claims by former President John Mahama that the National Communication Authority (NCA) deliberately shut down some radio stations aligned to the largest opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC).

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The Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has disclosed that President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s 8-day tour in three Regions of the country was to interact with the citizenry and have first hand information on happening on the grounds.

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The Nation Builders Corps (NABCo) has announced plans to introduce a clock-in and clock-out system to help monitor and sanction beneficiaries who absent themselves from duties. Baba Mohammed, the Greater Accra Regional Coordinator of NABCo, who announced this at a media briefing in Accra on Thursday, to outline activities earmarked for its one-year anniversary, said the consultant that developed the application was conducting a test-run and would soon be operationalised.

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The Australian High Commissioner to Ghana has called on the Akufo-Addo government to reconsider the recommendations made by the Constitutional Review Committee in 2010 to abolish the death penalty. Andrew Barnes said death penalty was irrevocable and if the convict was later found innocent, it would be a miscarriage of justice that cannot be rectified.

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The Headmaster of Koforidua Secondary Technical School (SECTECH), Mr. Samuel Foli has appealed to the Akufo-Addo government to assist the school with furniture to help improve teaching and learning activities. According to the headmaster, deficit in infrastructure and ongoing projects which have been abandoned by contractors are negatively affecting the academics of the school.

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The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo 39;s government, has made it clear, his intention to eradicate corruption from his party. It is very amazing to realize that there is a missing link in the awards of contracts on Railway development in Ghana allegedly awarded by the sector minister who has allegedly failed to adhere to best practices in contract procurement governance.

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An Educationist and a Social Commentator, Mr. George Akom, has described the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) curriculum which was expected to be implemented by the Ghana Education Service (GES) under the Ministry of Education (MoE) as not a bad programme for our current socio-cultural dynamism of the youth.

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The Barbecue Masters has partnered with the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to celebrate the world egg day under the theme; An Egg a Day is a Whole Meal. The organization, knowing the benefit of eggs for children, chose the Independence avenue 1and 2 clusters of schools in Accra and distributed thousand five hundred eggs to the school children from kindergarten to the Junior High School (JHS).

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