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Director of Electoral Services at the Electoral Commission, (EC), Dr. Serebour Quaicoe says barring any unforeseen challenges delivering electoral materials to polling stations for Tuesday rsquo;s District Level election would be smooth, adding that electoral materials have already been dispatched to the regions.

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The Central Region branch of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has named Kingsley Kofi Karikari-Bondzie as 1st Vice-Chair in an acting position. He replaces Mr. Horace Ekow Ewusi, who has been suspended indefinitely following what the party describes as gross indiscipline exhibited by the Vice-Chairman.

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The Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC), Mr Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafoh, has called on Ghanaian publishers to increase their production capacity to meet market demands. ldquo;We must encourage the capacity of our local printers such that the situation where it costs cheaper for books to be imported rather than the importation of the material to produce books internally, may be averted.

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The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has warned that the blinking treaded lights heavily used during Christmas, otherwise referred to as Christmas lights, must be kept away from combustible materials to prevent fire outbreaks.

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President Akufo-Addo says 58 of the One District One Factory initiative have been completed and are in operation. According to him, 26 others are at various stages of completion and that many of them would be inaugurated in the first and second quarters of 2020.

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The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has cut sod for the construction and rehabilitation of 100 kilometres of roads in the Kumasi Municipalities. At the sod-cutting ceremony in Krofrom on Friday, Dr.

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Graphic Online has secured a list of the 58 factories President Akufo-Addo told the nation have been built under the government rsquo;s flagship programme, One District One Factory (1D1F). The 58 companies, some of them very familiar names, are into various enterprises from manufacturing, recycling, agro and wood processing.

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A project has been launched to step up education on peace to prevent election motivated violence and conflict before, during and after the 2020 general election in the Nanumba North Municipality and the Nanumba South District in the Northern Region.

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Former President John Dramani Mahama has tasked Christians to take keen interest in the governance of the country so as to instill high values in governance. We as Christians share a common faith and our national wellbeing is intertwined with the progress of the nation, he said.

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President Akufo-Addo has acknowledged the delay in the trial of 25 persons in the previous administration for various acts of malfeasance, financial impropriety and corrupt acts. He, however, pointed out that it was extremely important that prosecutions were done within the context of due process.

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Dear Akufo-Addo 39;s God, Nana 39;s father, who art in heaven; doest thou really art in heaven or you are living in some 5-star plaza on a distant planet next to Pluto? Anyways Hallowed be thy name, Thy Kingdom Come.

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The National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) says road fatalities in the country this year has reduced compared to that of the previous year, 2018. According to the authority, 1,915 fatalities were recorded between January and October this year as compared to 1,921 recorded for the same period last year.

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The just ended 2019 UK elections has seen Ghanaian-British politician, Abena Oppong-Asare win a seat in the British Parliament. Ms. Oppong-Asare rsquo;s feat emulates that of Adam Afriyie, Sam Philip Gyimah, and Kwasi Alfred Addo Kwarteng.

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The President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has said its time for the country to deal with the hypocrisy of not wanting to make politicals at the local level non-partisan. He told journalists at a press encounter at the Jubilee House Friday, that it puzzling that quot;at the national level party politics seem to be working.

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A member of the defunct Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC) military junta, Sergeant Daniel Alolga Akata-Pore, has apologised for his involvement in the December 31, 1981 coup d rsquo; eacute;tat. The military revolt led to the overthrow of the constitutionally-elected government led by President Dr.

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The National Communications Officer of the biggest opposition party, the NDC, has slammed the President over his stance on nepotism in the administration. Sammy Gyamfi told Joy FM rsquo;s Top Story programme on Friday that the Nana Akufo-Addo rsquo;s denial of running a lsquo;family and friends rsquo; government ldquo;exposes his lack of respect for the truth.

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A pre-burial service has been organised in Accra in memory of veteran journalist, Cyril Harry Kwasi Acolatse who died in October at the Tema General Hospital. At the auditorium of the Christ The King Parish on Friday, December 13, was a congregation of family and friends, staff of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) and politicians who paid their last respect to the legendary Cyril Acolatse.

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The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana rsquo;s Young and Wise is taking the fight against Sexual and Gender-based violence to rural communities. The all-female club took its campaign to Promoase in the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, with a procession and other public education activities.

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The Paramount Chief of the Dormaa Traditional Area in the Bono Region, Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyemang-Badu II, has constructed an ultramodern police station for the Ghana Police Service in his community. He commissioned the Dormaa Divisional Police Headquarters - built with his personal resources - at a colorful ceremony held on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.

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The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has cut a sod for work to begin on the First Phase of the Rehabilitation and Auxiliary Infrastructure of Kumasi Inner City Road and Adjacent Streets Project.

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Trainees under Government rsquo;s Nation rsquo;s Builder rsquo;s Corps (NABCO) programme have been counseled to uphold good integrity while benefitting from the three (3) years programme. According to the Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O), Dr.

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The Local Government Ministry has announced, the setting aside of some streets within Greater Accra and Ashanti Regions, as street markets during the yuletide. The ldquo;Street Hawking Markets rdquo;, according to a statement signed by sector Minister, Hajia Alima Mahama, will operate between 5am-11pm from Monday, December 16, 2019, through to Wednesday, January 1, 2020.

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A non-governmental organisation is leading to charge on child safety ahead of the Christmas festivities. Astel Foundation as part of its mandate, has engaged pupils of Rockies International School in Accra on safety measures against all forms of abuse during the yuletide.

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President Akufo-Addo has backed the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) rsquo;s enforcement of the GIPC Act on retailing in Ghana saying, Nigerians cannot complain about how laws are enforced in the country.

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President Akufo-Addo has said his predecessor rsquo;s much-touted unprecedented infrastructural development was only in the campaign brochure, the Green Book. He said at a Meet The Press session on Friday that a lot of the so-called projects were not on the grounds as claimed by National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer.

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