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The National House of Chiefs has described any suggestion that the proposed referendum to allow partisan politics in local elections was not discussed by the house, as ldquo;not only dishonest but wanton mischief rdquo;.

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Lecturer at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) Law School, Justice Srem-Sai, the country makes changes to existing political structure, before it considers allowing political parties to participate in local elections.

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A group calling itself the Togolese Diaspora in Ghana has asked the President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbé to rescind his decision to contest in the upcoming 2020 Togolese general election. The group says the move will among other things foster reconciliation between the governing party and the supposed oppressed minority.

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has commended the chiefs and people of Dagbon for successfully organising this year 8217;s Damba Festival, in a peaceful atmosphere. This is the first time in over three decades the festival is being held.

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The National House of Chiefs has denied suggestions that it failed to extensively discuss the national referendum which will allow political parties to sponsor candidates for district-level elections. There is a seeming division within the House over the national referendum.

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AWESOME, DREAMS DO COME TRUE ndash; DR OLIVIA, FROM AGBOGBLOSHIE SLUM TO GHANA rsquo;S PREMIER MEDICAL SCHOOL: Just six years ago, this wonderful young sister was stuck in one of Ghana rsquo;s worst slums, Agbogbloshie, serving as a bartender in her father 39;s drinking joint, despite attaining highly admirable results in Science - seven As and one B2 ndash; with a great desire to become a medical doctor.

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The University of Mines and Technology (UMAT), Tarkwa, has won the maiden tertiary edition of the Gas Challenge Competition organised by the Ghana National Gas Company. The competition is part of the company rsquo;s effort of bridging the gap between industry and academia as well as educating the public at large, on the operations of the company as well as gas-related matters.

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There is a seeming royal fight over the planned election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCES) in Ghana. This follows a statement issued by the President of the National House of Chiefs, Togbe Afede XIV and his vice, Daasebre Nana Kwebu Ewusi VII, purportedly registering the House of Chiefs 8217; opposition to the December 17th referendum to amend article 55 (3) of the Constitution to allow for political party participation in local government elections.

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The Ghana Medical Association has suspended its intended withdrawal of its Outpatient Department Services. GMA told Citi News it has reached a consensus with government, thus its decision to call off the intended strike.

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Pressure Group, Occupy Ghana has expressed its disappointment over the government 8217;s delay in distributing ambulances parked in front of the State House. 96 out of the 275 ambulances are currently parked at the State House awaiting distribution.

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Former President Jerry John Rawlings has debunked rumors that there is bad blood between him and the Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama. He said a recent image purporting to show disagreement and negative discourse between him , Mr.

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Cocoa buying companies and farmer unions are being forced to adopt technological strategies to safeguard the lives of cocoa purchasing clerks from attacks by armed men. Robbers continue to target purchasing clerks in cocoa-growing communities in parts of Ghana, sometimes resulting in the loss of lives.

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When David Achuroa rsquo;s name is called on Friday afternoon at the University of Calgary rsquo;s fall convocation ceremony he rsquo;ll rise up, steady himself on his leg braces and cross the Olympic Oval stage on crutches to formally accept his MA in social cultural anthropology.

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President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says, great developments lie ahead of Dagbon, following the holding of the Damba Festival, the first in over three decades. President Akufo-Addo stated that ldquo;for over 30 long years, it had been impossible to hold this festival.

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Former Deputy Finance Minister, Fifi Kwetey has said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government lacks credibility, following the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta 8217;s assertion that the economy under the previous government was in bad shape.

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The Founder and Director of the Alibaba Group and Founder of Jack Ma Foundation has emphasized that in order for the African continent to develop and ensure sustainable development, the people of Africa should adopt creative and innovative ways in solving their problems.

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The Overlord of Dagbon, Yaa-Na Mahama Abukari II, has conferred the title 'Dagbon Malti-Naa Abudani I' on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The conferment, which took place On Saturday, 16th November, 2019, at the celebration of this year's Damba Festival, in Yendi, the first time the festival is being celebrated in over thirty (30) years, is in recognition of the role President Akufo-Addo has played in bringing last peace to Dagbon.

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The Homeland Study Group Foundation, (HSGF), which has been campaigning for the secession of some parts of Ghana into an independent 'Western Togoland State' declared their independence yesterday, Saturday. Leader of the Separatist movement, Mr.

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Increasing investment in young people is the key to development. This includes promoting quality education that prepares them for future opportunities. It is for this reason that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated government's resolve to create a congenial atmosphere for startups in Ghana.

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Chairman of the Local Government Service Council, Nana Rex Owusu Ansah, has warned civil servants to stay away from engaging in politics while they serve in the public rsquo;s interest. He said that they should shun from assisting their District Chief Executives (DCEs) in their political agendas so that they do not undermine the trust and integrity that society has reposed in them.

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The President of the Eastern Regional House of Chiefs has rejected the ldquo;purported rdquo; position of the national body on the December 17 Referendum. In a statement, the Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II, said the reported position of the National House of Chiefs on making district level elections partisan, was not taken through due process.

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The chairman of the Governance Committee of the National House of Chiefs, Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi II of Sefwi Anhwiaso in the Western Region, is displeased with a recent press release by the House rsquo;s Chairman, Torgbe Afede.

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About 30,000 farmers from Abia, Benue, Oyo, Ogun and Osun state will benefit from the training on the Six Steps to Cassava Weed Management Best Planting Practices, says Godwin Atser, ACAI Digital Extension Advisory Services Specialist.

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The family of Emmanuel Essien, the missing Ghanaian attached to a Chinese vessel as an Observer, is accusing government and police of failing to help them ocate their relative, five months since the case was reported.

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Social action group, OneGhana movement is kicking against moves to introduce political party participation in District Level Elections. Two bills are seeking amendments to Articles 243(1) and 55(3) for the introduction of political party participation in the local level elections.

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