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President Akufo-Addo Thursday accepted the resignation of Deputy Trade minister Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah from governemnt. His resignation takes immediate effect. A statement issued by the Jubilee House and signed by Mr Eugene Arhin, Communications Director, said Mr Ahenkorah 39;s resignation follows his admission that he breached COVID-19 safety protocols when, as a person certified to be positive for the virus, visited a registration centre in his Tema West constituency, be .

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The leadership and members of the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) has extended its heartfelt condolences to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the family of the late Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, a.k.a Sir John.

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The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) is asking either an increase in transport fares or a return to the normal capacity of vehicles pre-COVID-19. The GPRTU Vice Chairman, Robert Sarbah, said the trotro drivers, among others, had sacrificed enough.

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Nigeria rsquo;s confirmed cases of coronavirus have ballooned to 27,110. That was after Nigeria recorded 626 new cases of July 2, 2020. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known in a tweet on July 2, 2020.

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Personnel of the Ghana Immigration Service stationed at the Bunkpurugu border have arrested 10 Togolese nationals with 16 bags of planting for food and jobs fertilizers. Two of the Togolese were intercepted on their way out of Ghana on motorbikes and were carrying eight bags of fertilizer each meant for planting for food and jobs.

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Religious advocate, Dr. Emmanuel Acheampong Manu, commonly Known as Lord Ayass Baba has charged Ghanaians to show reverence to the land. Speaking in an interview with Sun TV GH on YouTube, he emphasized the need to make the land clean by desilting our gutters, desisting from pronouncing curses and above all showing gratitude to the land which he describes as a deity for providing all that we need.

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Residents of Ketu South in the Volta Region are appealing to President Akufo-Addo to immediately withdraw military men stationed in the district to end the daily intimidation, harassment and beatings. According to them, the only language the military men understand is beatings, intimidation and all manner of inhumane treatment.

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The NPP-Finland is shocked with the news of the sudden death of former national secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and current CEO of Ghana Forestry Commission, lawyer John Owusu Afriyie, popularly known in political circles as Sir John, on this day, 2 July 2020.

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District Chief Executive (DCE) for Agona East, Hon. Dennis Armah Frimpong has visited some of the ongoing Voter Registration Centers in the District to get first-hand information about the exercise. Accompanied by Constituency Executives of the NPP including Mr.

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Arise Ghana Youth for your country, the nation demands your devotion now, more than ever. Our country is sinking and needs salvaging from this NPP, NDC duopoly, An Independent Presidential Aspirant, Mr.

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Tree Aid Ghana in partnership with Action Aid Ghana and URBANET has distributed COVID 19 relief package to about 40 communities in the Builsa South and Kassena Municipal in the Upper East Region.

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Abuja, July 2, 2020 mdash; Authorities in Ghana should investigate the recent threats to and harassment of journalists Emmanuel Ohene-Gyan, Rebecca Ashley Amarh, and Philip Akutey Azu and ensure their safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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The National Organizer of the biggest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Hon. Joshua Hamidu Akamba has urged all Ghanaians who fall within the voting age to come out in their numbers and get involved in the new voter registration exercise.

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A 24-year-old driver 39;s mate who assaulted a driver for preventing him from removing a 39;no parking 39; sign, has been granted a GHc60. 000.00 bail with three sureties by the Nkawie Circuit Court.

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The Nkawie circuit court has sentenced a 28-year-old scrap dealer to five years imprisonment for stealing at Abuakwa in the Atwima-Nwabiagya South Municipality. Habib Alhassan was convicted on his own plea by the court presided by Mr Johnson Abbey.

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The Nkawie Circuit Court has sentenced four young men to a total of 120 years imprisonment for robbery at Ahwerewa in the Atwima-Nwabiagya South Municipality. Yaw Agyeman 20, Karim Seidu 20, Anthony Oppong 24 and Enock Awuah 18, were said to have attacked their victims with guns and machetes, and robbed them of their money and other valuable items on the Ahwerewa-Okoh main road in the Municipality.

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A Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Carlos Ahenkorah has clarified media reports suggesting that he was admitted at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after contracting the deadly COVID-19.

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The Electoral Commission (EC) says the voter ID card with a date of 1702 was a typing error. According to the Commission, the said ID card bears the name of one Abukari Osumanu ldquo;with the date of 1702.

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Deputy Minister of Trade and Industries, Mr Carlos Ahenkorah, has said despite being tested positive for COIVD-19, he toured some voter registration centres to see how the process was going. The Tema West MP admitted to Asempa FM rsquo;s Ekosiisen political talk show host Osei Bonsu on Thursday, 2 July 2020 in an interview that he toured the centres on the first day of the exercise ndash; Tuesday, 30 June 2020.

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Minister of Works and Housing, Samuel Atta Akyea, has indicated government 39;s intent to prosecute persons involved in the inflated Conti project. In response to a question in Parliament on the project, which is also known as the Accra Sewer and Storm Drainage Alleviation works, the Sector Minister said the difference in the contract sum approved between government and Conti and that approved by Parliament amounts to $55 million.

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Government is still considering options in curbing the spread of COVID-19 in Ghana, according to the Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah. He was commenting on calls for localised lockdowns after the continued spike in COVID-19 cases which has put Ghana over the 18,000 mark for cases.

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A High Court in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region has restrained the regional representative of the Electoral Commission from changing the registration date for the compilation of a new voters 39; register in 13 communities in Zebilla Constituency from June to August.

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A DEPUTY Minister of Trade and Industry, Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, has denied media reports that he is on admission at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Korle But Teaching Hospital in Accra.

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Beggars at the Bolgatanga lorry station continue to ask for alms at the gates of the market without recourse to the protocols of social distancing and wearing of face masks. The beggars, including; children, lactating mothers and the aged, said they could not afford to buy sanitizers and the face masks.

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