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The rising rate of killings in the Ashanti region has compelled the Kumasi Youth Association (KuYA) to impress upon all responsibile authorities to wake up and prosecute the culprits. The group raised these concerns in a press release issued in Accra.

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Former Central Regional Chairman of the largest opposition NDC and Social Commentator, Bernard Allotey Jacobs has said Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia initiative to digitize state institutions has yield results. Allotey Jacobs disclosed that some state institutions that were migrated to digital platforms are recording improvements in revenue collection.

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The Australian government has disbursed $373,000 (Australian dollars) in grants to some organisations in Ghana and three other West African countries to carry out development projects in local communities this year. The grant was disbursed under the Direct Aid Programme (DAP) that was funded from the Australian government 39;s aid budget.

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President Akufo-Addo has promised that his administration will establish a university in the Oti Region in its second term should he win this year rsquo;s elections. The promise followed an appeal by the chiefs of the Buem Traditional Area for a university to be established in the region to promote access to higher education for the people.

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More than 2,000 people have died from the novel coronavirus across the globe, according to the latest figures released Tuesday. China rsquo;s National Health Commission (NHC) reported Tuesday that 136 more people died of coronavirus in mainland China, 132 of which occurred in Hubei province.

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Former MP for the La Dadekotopon constituency, Nii-Amasah Namoale has accused President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s fight against illegal mining as a sham. Namoale revealed that the national campaign against illegal mining popularly known as galamsey was a coy to enrich members of the ruling party.

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Former Central Regional Chairman of the largest opposition NDC and Social Commentator, Bernard Allotey Jacobs has said Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia initiative to digitise the various state institutions has yield results.

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The Flagbearer and founder of the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), Akua Donkor is wild in search of a running mate for the upcoming 2020 general elections. Madam Akua Donkor says, ldquo;The person must be ready to pay 50,000 Ghana cedis before he or she can be considered for the slot.

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The Queen Mother of Berekum in the Bono Region, Nana Akosua Ameyaahene II has invoked curses on the Berekum NPP Executives for disrespecting the Traditional Council. According to Nana Akosua Ameyaahene II, the executives of the Berekum Branch of the NPP have been disregarding directives given by the Berekum Traditional Council.

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The spokesperson for former President John Mahama, Joyce Bawa Mogtari has called on President Akufo-Addo to retract and apologise to her boss for smearing his reputation over the voters rsquo; register impasse.

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For the first time in 20 years, delegates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Adansi-Asokwa Constituency in the Ashanti Region will be going to the polls to elect a candidate to contest the parliamentary election.

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There have been some very disturbing news trickling in with reports that an NPP aspiring parliamentary candidate for the Mpraeso Constituency Davis Opoku Ansah popularly known as OPK has been involved in an accident.

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The High Court, Accra (Financial Crimes Division 2) has dismissed a writ filed by the Chief Executive Officer of Group Ideal, Nii Kotei Dzani, seeking the orders of the court to prevent the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) from investigating him for money laundering and tax evasion.

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GHOne television has resumed regular programming with the Morning Show GH Today currently underway. It comes on the back of reports of staff impasse with management over some grievances regarding salaries arrears.

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An aspiring parliamentary candidate for the Mpraeso Constituency Davis Opoku Ansah popularly known as OPK has been involved in an accident on Tuesday evening along the Accra-Suhum road. The Director of Operation for AFAG together with five other persons were reportedly injured are currently responding to treatment at a health facility in Accra.

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Former MP for the La Dadekotopon constituency, Nii-Amasah Namoale has accused President Akufo-Addo s fight against illegal mining as a sham. Namoale revealed that, the national campaign against illegal mining popularly known as galamsey was coy to enrich members of the ruling party.

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Former President John Mahama has assured the chiefs and people of Awaso Asempaneye in the Bibiani- Anhwiaso-Bekwai district of his commitment to complete road projects and other infrastructure in the area when given the second chance as president.

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Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has served notice that former government officials will be made to account for tax waivers that were granted without due approval from Parliament. He said the erstwhile government, between 2013 and 2016 granted several tax waivers without parliamentary approval contrary to Article 174(2) of the 1992 constitution, ldquo;where an act enacted in accordance with clause 1 of this article confers power on any person or authority to waive or var .

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President Akufo-Addo has stated emphatically that the peace and stability of the nation which is being enjoyed by the Ghanaian people will be maintained in the aftermath of the 7th December general elections.

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Civil society group Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA) has petitioned the Office of the Special Prosecutor to probe the galamsey saga. They want the OSP to dig deep into the whereabouts of some 500 excavators, 4,045 other mining equipment and 2,779 weapons and ammunition seized from alleged illegal miners by the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM) which have been misappropriated and cannot be accounted for.

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Ghana rsquo;s Minority in Parliament has said it does not understand why the state must give a tax waiver of $23.9 million to Platinum Properties Limited under the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) Act 2013 (Act 865), since, in the Caucus rsquo; view, Platinum Properties, the company undertaking the project, is undeserving of such largesse as the funding from the project is locally sourced, hence does not qualify as a Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).

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The Former Deputy Minister, Murtala Muhammed has lashed out at the BBC over its refusal to avail themselves to the University of Ghana on the investigations bothering on sex for grades. According to the former minister, the BBC did not make themselves available for cross-examination on the said matter.

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The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has denied receiving GH cent;145 million from the Government or any other state institution to carry out any election-related activities towards the upcoming December elections. No such amount had been credited to the CCG, let alone disappearing from its accounts, Reverend Dr Cyril Fayose, the General Secretary of the Council, said in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Accra.

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Why is the world silent over Anglophone Cameroon while men, women and children are killed in the most gruesome manner - shot, hacked, sometimes burnt alive in their homes just because they seek equality? Why will Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms not allow some of these shocking videos and photos to be posted for the world to see how some of our African compatriots are being brutalized? Why does France and the rest of the world look the other way when it suits their se .

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The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has described as ldquo;the bizarre and capricious the application of state power by the Akufo-Addo government in the victimisation of political opponents. This follows particularly in the recent case of the midnight demolition of Raymond Archer rsquo;s industrial printing press and that of a few others at the Trade Fair, La rdquo;.

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