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The Acting Chairperson of the Convention People rsquo;s Party (CPP), Hajia Hamdatu Ibrahim, has revealed that come 2020, the CPP will not contest all the 275 constituencies. According to her, the CPP does not have enough resources.

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A former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Alex Mould has accused the Akufo-Addo government of state capture in the agreement with Hess Ghana. He said GNPC signed an agreement with Hess Energy to pay for 10 percent of the shares once the legal tussle with Ivory coast over the countries 39; maritime boundary was over.

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Five suspected robbers have been nabbed by the police at Peki for allegedly robbing a fuel station along the Peki-Wudome road in the South Dayi District. The suspects, Godfred Alorvordzi, 45, Felix Dupe, 31, Raphael Agbo, 33, Adzaho Evans, 29 and Edem Fiati, 28 are in police custody at the Volta Regional Police Headquarters.

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Sydney Casley-Hayford, a Member of pressure group Occupy Ghana, has advised the law students who were victims of police brutality during a protest on Monday to sue the police service. An estimated 500 students took part in the protest, which was to demand reforms in legal education, and Mr.

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The Tamale Central Member of Parliament says the BBC is justified to use unconventional means to expose the lecturers implicated in its lsquo;Sex for grades rsquo; expos eacute;. According to Inusah Fuseini, the move was necessary due to the power relations between students and their lecturers.

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Some irate youth wing of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Nandom constituency of the Upper West Region staged a walkout at the party rsquo;s Regional Youth Conference held in Wa.

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Professor Ben Q. Hoenyenyenuga has been sworn in as the first Vice Chancellor of the Ho Technical University in the Volta region. In his speech Saturday, he promised to expand international collaboration to help the university reach an international standard.

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Over 1,500 kitchen staff are expected to be employed into the educational setup in the coming days to support current ones who have been overly burdened by the double-track system, according to Minister of Education Mr Matthew Opoku Prempeh.

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Chief of Tolon in the Dagbon Kingdom, Tolon-Naa, has commended Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) for implementing the Sustainable Empowerment Peace Project (SEPP) aimed at consolidating peace in the Northern region. Major (Rtd) Sulemana Abubakari said what the region needed now was peace to accelerate its development and commended implementers of the SEPP.

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Ahead of the presentation of the 2020 Budget and Economic Policy statement of the government to Parliament later next month some individuals and civil society organizations are of the view that the government must seriously consider increasing tax on tobacco, alcohol and unhealthy commodities such as sugar and sweeteners.

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As part of its desire to contribute its quota towards the achievement of the Ghana Government rsquo;s policy objective of ldquo;Ghana beyond aid rdquo; in the land sector, the Licensed Surveyors Association of Ghana (LISAG) has served notice it will soon embark on serious advocacy actions that would compel strict enforcement of Regulations 10 of Legislative Instrument (L.I.

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Muslim women in Kumasi, the Ashanti Region capital Saturday embarked on a street protest against ldquo;persistent harassment by schools heads and other state institutions over wearing of hijab rdquo;. A hijab is a veil worn by some Muslim women and usually covers the head and chest.

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The Bogoso Chapter of The HOPE Campaign, an association of citizens who aim to offer grassroot/community based approach to development has organised a free breast cancer and health screening exercise for the people of Bondaye, a farming community in the Prestea Huni-valley constituency of the Western Region.

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The Coordinator for lsquo;Kasa rsquo; Ghana, Jonathan Gokah says the main aim as Civil Society Organizations is to work with government in ensuring the goals of Climate Change are met. Speaking at the CSOs Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13 Platform general meeting on Climate Change Actions, he said the role of the CSOs on Climate Change have been brought together to form a common platform to learn and share information on climate actions that are being taken by government and .

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The District Chief Executive of the Afigya Kwabre South district in the Ashanti region, Hon. Adu Poku Christian, popularly known as APC has hailed H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the upcoming referendum on the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs).

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The family of Samuel Nuamah Ampofo, an 11-year-old boy with cerebral palsy has been educated on the available government policies for persons with disabilities and how the family can access such support.

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A teenager and his girlfriend have been caged at Dodowa police station for allegedly strangling and stabbing a 45-year-old Uber driver. The suspects, John Kyei Baffour, 19 and Beatrice Naa Korley, 22, hired Michael Normanyo rsquo;s KIA Picanto with registration number, GS 950-19 from Madina to Dodowa in the Greater Accra region at about 12:30 on Thursday.

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The Executive Secretary of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA), Dr. Prince Armah, has warned the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to stop politicising the controversial Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in primary schools in Ghana.

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The Member of Parliament (MP) for Effiduase Asokore in the Ashanti region, Dr. Ayew Frimpong has refuted claim he slapped the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area, Hon. Mary Boatemaa on the last day of President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s three days tour to the region.

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A group of Kayayei also known as head porters were on Friday educated on reproductive health, personal hygiene, menstrual cycle, among others to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child. They were also directed on how to exercise their human rights, especially, in case of rape and on family planning services.

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The Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide says investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas had nothing to do with BBC Africa Eye rsquo;s lsquo;Sex for Grades rsquo; documentary. Abdul Malik Kweku Baako Jnr explained that the BBC had approached Anas to work on its Africa Eye rsquo;s expos eacute; on sexual harassment in two universities in West Africa but he declined the offer.

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The Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, left Accra, Ghana on Friday, 11th October, 2019 for London, United Kingdom, to attend the 2019 edition of the Financial Times Africa Summit.

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The Ashanti Regional Chief Imam, Sheikh Abdul Mumin Haroun, has commended President Akufo-Addo for exuding much integrity. According to him, the President is a truthful leader, who always keeps his promises and, therefore, deserves to be praised for his good works.

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The Member of Parliament for Tamale Central said he did not see any evidence to support the title of BBC Africa Eye rsquo;s expos eacute; on sexual harassment in two universities in West Africa.

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The Western Naval Command of the Ghana Navy has impounded an industrial trawler with the number AF 756 for allegedly engaging in illegal fishing on its way to neighbouring country Cote D 39;Ivoire.

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