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A regular panel on South Africa ndash; based Press Radio current affairs program dubbed ldquo;Ghana Te Sen rdquo;, Rev. Emmanuel Donkor has called on the government to train indoctrinated youth who can shape the future of the country.

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Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama, a son of the late former Vice President Aliu Mahama, has commended President Akufo-Addo for investing in the country rsquo;s agriculture sector particularly in Northern Ghana. He said President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s flagship programmes such as the lsquo;Planting for food and jobs rsquo; and the One Village One Dam, 39; will boost the local economy of the region and the country as a whole.

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The Police in Tamale have invited Dakpema, the market chief of the regional capital, over a tape which showed a couple being beaten on his alleged orders in his palace. The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in the regional capital is seeking the whereabouts of the suspects in the beating incident whose video have been widely circulated through social media.

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The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, was hosted by the Governor of Sokoto State of Nigeria, Aminu Wazir Tambuwal, in the state capital. The Chief Imam was in the Nigerian state at the invitation of both the Governor and the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa 39;adu Abubakar to witness the wedding of the latter 39;s daughter, as a special guest of honour.

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A US-based Ghanaian mining engineer has questioned the credibility and commitment of President Akufo-Addo in the fight against illegal mining, popularly known as galamsey. According to Mr. Solomon Owusu, President Akufo Addo 39;s government has failed to enforce the existing three (3) years jail term enshrined in the Minerals and Mining Law 2006, section 99 of Act 703.

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Dormaa East District in collaboration with Eni has held a day rsquo;s sensitization meeting for stakeholders of the Okuafo Pa Project at Kyeremaasu in Dormaa East of the Bono Region. The stakeholders include traditional authorities, farmers, assembly members, potentials trainees, the media and others.

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Dormaa East District Assembly in the Bono Region has on Thursday, August 15, 2019 held its Mid-Year Performance Review in a Town Hall Meeting at Asuotiano near the District Capital. The meeting which was organized in partnership with Center for Democratic Development (CDD Ghana) and funding support from Open Society for Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) was to afford public service providers of the Assembly render accounts of their stewardship and allow for inputs and feedback to ensu .

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The Member of Parliament for Asokwa and Deputy Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation; Madam Gifty Appiagyei has pledged the support of the NPP 39;s Ashanti Caucus in Parliament for NPP Loyal Ladies group.

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The Chinese Community in Ghana has condemned ongoing violence in Hong Kong. Members of the community rallied at the Sentuo Ceramic factory in Tema on Sunday, August 25, 2019, to register their displeasure over happenings in Hong Kong, and to call for an end to the violence.

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Former president and flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress(NDC), John Dramani Mahama is scheduled to begin a two-day campaign tour of the newly created Savannah Region from Tuesday, August 27, 2019, to Wednesday, August 28, 2019.

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Preliminary police reports in the killing of Corporal Bernard Antwi, 37, at Manso Abodom in the Amansie West District of the Ashanti Region are indicating that the murdered policeman may not have been shot as being claimed.

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President Akufo-Addo has commended students of Methodist Girls Senior High School at Mamfe-Akuapim, who recently brought fame to Ghana after excelling at the World Robotic Competition. They are Naomi Edem Kuma, Sandra Yeboah Adwoa, Maame Yaa Henaku Manko, Grant Sarah Baaba and Keren Akuoko Sarpong.

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Two persons were killed when residents of Ayamfuri in the Central Region clashed with members of Operation Vanguard, the anti-illegal mining task force, last Friday. According to sources, the incident happened as a result of the alleged refusal by Perseus Mining Company in the area to cede part of its concession for small-scale miners in the area.

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Former President John Dramani Mahama has called on members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) not to renege on their efforts to bring the party back into government for the best interest of the country.

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Former President Jerry John Rawlings wants an effective collaboration between the Attorney General Department and the Office of the Special Prosecutor to stamp out corruption in the country. His call comes on the back of the 8216;contracts for sale 8217; exposé which cited the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) of conflict of interest and corruption.

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Citi News has sighted a correspondence between the Office of the Special Prosecutor and the presidency which suggests that the recently publicized exposé by journalist Manasseh Azure Awuni which indicted the suspended Public Procurement Authority CEO, Adjenim Boateng Adjei had been a subject of investigation by the state institution for several months now.

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The Member of Parliament for Wa West, Joseph Yieleh Chireh and Francis Bawanaa Dakurah, the incumbent Member of Parliament for the Jirapa constituency will not be able to contest as National Democratic Congress' (NDC) parliamentary candidates in the 2020 elections as they were both defeated in the party's primaries on Saturday.

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A total of 62 parliamentary aspirants out of 67 contested for the 20 constituencies across the Central Region at the just ended National Democratic Congress parliamentary primaries. In all 54 males representing 87.1% and 8 females representing 12.9% contested for various parliamentary seats in the Central Region.

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The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) began its bid to reclaim a majority of the seats in the legislative house with its parliamentary primaries today last Saturday. The primaries were held in 157 constituencies across the country where 524 aspirants were cleared to contest.

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I pledge to welcome and work with the other aspirants - Hon. George Kwame Aboagye. The former Member of Parliament for Ahanta West Constituency of Western, Hon. George Kwame has pledged to welcome and work with the other two aspirants that contested the just ended NDC primaries to ensure victory in the 2020 general election.

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The parliamentary primaries held by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Saturday in the Savannah Region saw Damongo MP, Adam Mutawakilu re-elected as the parliamentary candidate for the constituency with 408 votes.

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The New Patriotic Party has congratulated all individuals who won the National Democratic Congress parliamentary primaries. The primaries was held on Saturday, August 24, 2019, across the country. In a statement signed by its General Secretary, John Boadu, NPP equally congratulated the opposition party for a largely 8220;smooth exercise 8221;.

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Operatives of Nigeria 8217;s National Agency for the Prohibition in Trafficking of Persons (NAPTIP) have arrested a man accused of being involved in kidnapping Ghanaian girls to Nigeria. According to The Nation , the suspect Chika Nnodim is believed to be part of a cross border criminal gang including kidnapping and have been under security watch list of governments of Nigeria and Ghana.

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President Akufo-Addo left Ghana on Saturday, August 24, for Japan, to attend the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), at the invitation of the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe. The objective of the conference is 8220;to promote high-level policy dialogue between African leaders and development partners.

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The Ghana Police Service has cautioned the public to be wary of some persons who claim to have links with high-ranking officers and dupe persons interested in being recruited into the service.

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