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The chiefs of Upper and Lower Axim traditional areas in the Western Region have highly commended President Akufo-Addo for ensuring Axim had its fair share of the national cake which had eluded residents of the area for years.

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A man has fatally slashed his mother into pieces at Effia-Kwesimintim in Takoradi in the Western region. The incident happened Friday at about 8am after the woman rsquo;s son entered the house at Sofo Zongo in Effia-Kwesimitim, JoyNews Western regional correspondent Ina-Thalia Quansah reported.

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Member of Parliament for Adansi-Asokwa, KT Hammond has registered his displeasure over the controversial Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) which he branded as abominable. Speaking on Eyewitness News on Thursday, he was however of the hope that government through the Education Ministry will not introduce such programme in the country 39;s educational system.

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The Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive, Justina Owusu-Banahene, has visited some caterers working under the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) in the municipality to assess the quality of food being prepared by the caterers and also interact with the school children, since they are the beneficiaries of the programme.

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Minister of Food and Agriculture Dr. Afriyie Akoto has commended Nigeria for supporting Ghana rsquo;s bid to host the secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Speaking at the 59th of Nigeria rsquo;s independence, he hailed Ghana rsquo;s partnership with Nigeria in the areas of trade and sustainable development.

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The Presiding Archbishop and General Overseer of the Action Chapel International ministry, Nicholas Duncan ndash; Williams has said some individuals have resorted to lampooning our elders and people in authority all in the name of politics.

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Parliament has denied allegations by the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, that it is obstructing his work in prosecuting former Sports Minister, Mahama Ayariga. The legislature says it is not in any way sabotaging or obstructing the former Attorney General or any law enforcement agency in carrying out their mandate.

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Parliament says it is not in any way obstructing the work of Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu in prosecuting Mahama Ayariga. There appears to be fracas between Parliament and the Office of the Special Prosecutor over the prosecution of Mahama Ayariga.

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The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC) has branded the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) as a hydra-headed monster which ought to be withdrawn without delay. President of the Council, Rev Prof Paul Yaw, said Thursday at a press conference that while Council welcomes comments by the government that CSE has not been approved for teaching in public basic schools, it should make a firm statement to assure Ghanaians that the programme will not be re-packaged and int .

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The Council of State is to meet Friday to deliberate over President Akufo Addo rsquo;s quest to affirm Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), James Oppong Boanuh. Until his appointment, Mr Oppong-Buanuh was the Director-General of Administration at the Police headquarters.

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A 38-year-old man Kenneth Arhin has been stabbed to death with an iron rod by a friend Kweku Anu yesterday at Gomoa Kweikrom in the Gomoa East District of the Central Region.

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Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams has cautioned pastors and church leaders against monetising the gospel. In an interview with Joy FM rsquo;s Super Morning Show, he explained that the practice in the church where pastors always solicit for a specific amount of money from their members in exchange for God rsquo;s blessings is ldquo;zeal without knowledge.

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A 45-year-old man, Amartey Otipeseku, was on Thursday morning clubbed to death at Kasseh by armed robbers. Mr. Jonas Otipeseku, brother of the deceased, told the Ghana News Agency that the robbers stormed the Cornmiller 39;s house around 1:00am shouting, Where is the money .

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The Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG) says it will petition President Akufo-Addo to remove the Auditor-General over what it calls procurement breaches at the Attorney General rsquo;s Department. The pressure group had early on indicated that the Auditor General allegedly violated procurement rules in the purchase of some goods for the office.

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The Youth of the New Juaben South branch of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), in the Eastern region led by its Youth Organizer, Louis Appiah, aka Odifo, has held a massive clean-up exercise in the constituency as part of efforts to deepen sanitation consciousness.

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A Deputy Secretary of the opposition NDC in the Asante Akim Central Constituency who doubles as a Communications Team Member of the Ashanti Regional NDC, Emmanuel Opoku Mensah, has said on Fox Morning drive that the only legacy Nana Akufo-Addo has vowed to bequeath to Ghanaians is the LGBT.

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A fraudster who funded luxury holidays by conning people out of their bank details in ldquo;an industrial scale rdquo; text message scam has been arrested and jailed. Emanuel Poku, 24, of Enfield, was pictured enjoying a helicopter ride in Mexico, and posed next to a luxury car by the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

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The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC) has described the controversial Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) program as ldquo;Comprehensive Satanic Engagement. rdquo; GPCC wants the programme withdrawn entirely from the Ghana Education Service (GES) curriculum for basic schools.

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The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has called on communities without police stations or security facility, to report corrupt practices to their chiefs, District Chief Executives or any local lawmaker.

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The National Identification Authority (NIA) would begin its mass registration exercise in the Northern, North East and Savannah regions beginning October 4. In all, 750 centres are expected to open for the registration exercise in these three regions.

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The Executive Director of Center for Extractives and Development Africa (CEDA) Mr. Emmanuel Kuyole has expressed misgivings about capping the percentage of mineral royalties to mining communities by the Central Government. What is even worse according to the CEDA boss is the delay in disbursing what he called the meager 20 percent to the communities involved thereby delaying developmental projects in those areas.

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A vegetable farmer at Awutu Bereku in the central region says the reconstruction of traditional earthen dams will help transform the lives of thousands of villagers in Ghana rsquo;s most arid regions and even across Africa.

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The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education Winneba, Rev. Father Professor Anthony Afful Broni has expressed optimism that the new council will steer the university to greater peace and prosperity. He says diligent search by government for a new Council chair has yielded results.

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A contest to promote Media Information Literacy (MIL) in Ghana is expected to be outdoored Monday by Penplusbytes and its partners Milli Namibia with support from DW Akademie. The contest named lsquo;Show and Share rsquo; video is between Ghanaians and Namibians who are aged between 15 and 35 years.

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Communications Member of the Convention People rsquo;s Party (CPP), Benjamin Nsiah has stated that President Akufo-Addo has not been honest and truthful to Ghanaians after the mouthwatering promises prior to the 2016 elections.

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