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The organizing committee for the Greater Accra Maulid has expressed its readiness for the annual Greater Accra Maulid (celebration of the Holy Prophet) slated for February 29, 2020 to be held at Shukura a, a suburb of Accra.

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The grand mufti of the Tijaniya-Faida Sufi order who doubles as the Deputy Supreme Leader of the International Supreme Council of Tijaniya Islamic Affairs: SHEIKH MOHAMMED LAMIN NIASSE is expected to arrive in Ghana to participate in the 53rd Greater Accra Regional Maulid celebrations.

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Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture, Kennedy Osei Nyarko has threatened to sue the Auditor-General Daniel Domelevo, if he fails to retract his name from the list of beneficiaries of the GETFund scholarship.

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The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), Awal Mohammed says the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, John Mahama has no campaign message for Ghanaians ahead of the 2020 general elections.

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A Koforidua High Court has sentenced eight traditional leaders made up of five chiefs and three elders to a jail term of 14 days each for contempt of court. The convicted chiefs are, Nana Kwasi Ankrah III-Chief of Kitase, Nana Ntow Kwadwo-Ankobeahene of Atweasin, Nana Yaw Boadu-Akwamu Kyedomhene, Nana Kwame Boadi-Apedwahene of Kitase and Nana Kwasi Ntow-Gyasehene of Atweasin.

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The Techiman Municipal Assembly risk paying millions of judgment debt as the rationale behind the sudden apparent inertia of a legally signed digital revenue mobilization contract between Techiman Municipal Assembly and Quest Systems Ltd is not only incongruous with logical reasoning but also too awkward to grasp mentally.

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A Seven-Member District Census Implementation Committee (DCIC) with the core mandate to oversee the successful conduct of Ghana 2020 Population and Housing Census (PHC) has been inaugurated in the Obuasi East District in the Ashanti Region.

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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Vice Chairman for Denmark branch, Ahmed Antwi-Boampong is calling on all political parties to provide a level playing field as they prepare to organise internal primaries to elect parliamentary candidates.

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As part of the Alexander Kwapong lecture series, the United Nations University, Institute for Natural Resources in Africa will hold a public lecture at the University of Ghana, Accra. This edition will feature the reflections of former director of the Institute of Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS) at the University of Ghana, Professor Chris Gordon, on the topic ldquo;Innovation, Transition and Disruption in Natural Resource Management: The Role of the African University.

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Ghana and Norway have pledged to deepen ties of mutual co-operation that exist between them, following the holding of bilateral talks between President Akufo-Addo and Prime Minister Erna Solberg on Monday, 24th February.

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The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) Chairman for Affigya Kwabre South Constituency, Odeneho Kwaku Appiah, has complained bitterly about how some 39;selfish 39; party members are gradually 39;collapsing 39; the party at the constituency level.

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The North East Region has recorded 14 aspirants filing to contest in the upcoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) primaries in three constituencies. The constituencies which includes Bunkpurugu, Nalerigu/Gambaga and Walewale Constituencies have at least four aspirants each contesting in the primaries.

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Anwar Sadat Mohammed, the prime suspect in the murder of Otumfuo 39;s Asamponghene, Oheneba Kwadwo Afoduor, has been remanded in prison custody again. The suspect appeared before the Asokore Mampong District Court on Friday, and he was remanded to re-appear on March 2, 2020 over the gruesome murder of the chief last year.

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The Eastern Regional Police Command has begun probes into an incident where a student of the Osino Senior High School got drowned in a mining pit at Osino in the Fanteakwa South District in the Eastern Region.

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Vincent Frimpong Manu, a top contender in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary elections in the Kwadaso Constituency, is confident of victory. He stated emphatically after submitting his nomination papers that he was the obvious choice of the NPP delegates in the constituency, whom he described as the 39;kingmakers 39; of the party.

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An Accra High Court has slapped cent;2.95 million defamation judgement on Kevin Ekow Baidoo Taylor for damaging the reputation of a legal practitioner, Ace Kojo Anan Ankomah. The Court in its judgement Monday said Mr Taylor and Loud Silence Media are to pay General Damages of cent;2,000,000; Aggravated Damages of cent;500,000 and Exemplary Damages of cent;400,000.

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A management and finance professional, Nathaniel Ayetteyhas filed his forms to contest as Member of Parliament (MP) for Ledzokuku Constituency on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Greater Accra Region.

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Presidential staffer Kojo Frempong is optimistic delegates of the ruling New Patriotic Party will endorse his vision for Wenchi. He battles Professor Baffour Gyan, a 16-year long MP and three others for the seat.

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President Akufo-Addo has backed the Electoral Commission 39;s (EC) decision to compile a new voters 39; register ahead of the 2020 general elections. According to the President, the decision makes a lot of sense.

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About 50, 000 children are expected to be vaccinated against polio in the Savannah Region. So far over 8,000 children between 21 to 47 months in Yapei in the Central Gonja, have been vaccinated in the ongoing national Polio Vaccine Campaign.

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The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) is challenging claims of illegalities contained in the Auditor-General rsquo;s report. GETFund in a long response to the Auditor General discredited many of the assertions in the report, indicating among other things that the claim that it had discontinued scholarship funding to the Scholarship Secretariat since 2008 is false.

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President Akufo-Addo on Saturday delivered the keynote address at the 2020 St Andrews rsquo; Africa Summit (SAASUM) held at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, on the theme: ldquo;Leadership, Development and Entrepreneurship.

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The National Premix Committee and Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) have joined efforts to crack down on pre-mix hoarding in the country. They are targeting people who buy pre-mix fuel, divert the product and resell at higher prices, thereby frustrating the fishing business.

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Drivers of the Quality Bus System commonly referred to as Aayalolo, have begun an indefinite sit-down strike. The industrial action is to demand eight months in salary arrears owed since 2019. Citi News 39; visit to the Aayalolo Bus terminal at Kinbu in Accra revealed little activity at the place.

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A former Deputy General Secretary of the Teacher Trainee rsquo;s Association of Ghana (TTAG) has taken a sharp but opposite position of President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s claim that 67,000 teachers have been recruited since he came into office in 2017.

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