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The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has urged the Electoral Commission to ensure that the impending referendum on the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) is devoid of issues.

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Aglebe Dodzi, the man in the viral video being brutalised by two officers has opened up to Citi News about his ordeal. Two police officers identified as General Sergeant Patrick Amoako and General Lance Corporal Isaac Marfo were seen beating up a handcuffed Aglebe Dodzi, who was arrested for alleged theft.

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The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Evalue-Ajomoro Gwira Constituency of Western Region has elected Kofi Arko Nokoe, former president of Axim Youth Association (AYA) as their parliamentary candidate for the 2020 parliamentary elections.

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The Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has said majority Members of Parliament (MP) are not interested in the legislative work of Parliament. Consequently, he says out of the 275 Members of Parliament, only about 50 of them participate in the law making process of the House.

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The President 39;s nominee, for the position of Ho Municipal Chief Executive, Prosper Pi-Bansah has been endorsed by the assembly. All 41 assembly members who were present at the special meeting voted in Mr Pi-Bansah rsquo;s favor, giving him a 100% endorsement.

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The Electoral Commission (EC) has set December 17, 2019 for the District Assembly and Unit Committee elections, according to a statement signed by EC chair, Jean Mensa. Prospective candidates are to pick up nominations forms from the designated District Offices of the Commission between October 3rd to 5th while the submission of the completed nomination forms are to be filed between October 7th to 11th.

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The Northern Development Authority (NDA) has asked the Economic and Organised Crime Organization (EOCO) to investigate its former financial officers for various procurement infractions and mismanagement. According to NDA, which used to be the Savanna Acceleration Development Authority (SADA) the former staff have caused financial loss to a tune of over $8m to the state.

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About 191 personnel of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) and Ghana Police Service (GPS) have completed a three-week intensive counter-terrorism training in Huhunya in the Eastern Region. The purpose of the first-ever joint training in counter-terrorism, codenamed High-Risk Operation Survival, was to enhance the combat fitness, weapon handling, shooting skills, willpower, and speed among others of participants.

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Social media has reacted to the story of a mother who claims her two children were sexually abused at school. According to her, both children have now become reclusive and are scared to be in the presence of other adults apart from their parents.

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The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) says Ghana will not be able to repay its $2 billion barter agreement with China if it relies solely on revenue from the proposed Integrated Aluminum Industry.

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The Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo has warned judges and magistrates against giving monetary gifts to staff of the Judicial Service for their assistance in the line of duty. According to her, the gesture fosters corruption and as such, must not be encouraged.

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The Christ Embassy church says it will soon launch its pidgin version of the Holy Bible to further propagate the words of God. Pastor Eddie Owase, Head of the Warri Ministry Centre of the Christ Embassy, disclosed this on Tuesday night in Warri as part of activities by the church to mark Nigeria rsquo;s 59th independence.

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A resident of Aboabo No.1 in Kumasi, has gone into hiding for fear of his life after an attempted community attack on his life failed. Adam escaped death narrowly, when he managed to escape from the hands of his angry attackers for advocating homosexuality.

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The family of the 28-year-old mobile phone dealer, Aglebe Dodzi who was brutalized by two police officers while in custody at the Railways police station in Koforidua is demanding compensation from the government.

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The Ghana Police Service has condemned the brutality of the suspect by two police officers in the Eastern Region. This was after Ghanaians bashed the police for yet another unprofessional conduct in which a video of a suspect being assaulted with belts while handcuffed went viral.

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The police have started a crackdown on cars with tinted windows in the Greater Accra Region. The action, the police say, is to check possible crime by drivers who may hide behind the tinted film to carry out their nefarious activities.

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Chief Executive Officer of the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) Dr. Ibrahim Anyars Imoro, has touted the benefits of the NABCO with much emphasis on how it has empowered jobless graduates and the teeming jobless Ghanaian youth at large.

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The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has urged Ghanaians to report wrongdoers to the commission to cut down on corruption. The commission has, therefore, assured total protection for people who come forward to report crimes.

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The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has admonished its members to stay united and commit themselves towards a resounding victory in 2020 following the party 39;s successful primaries. The ruling political party over the weekend organized elections for its parliamentary candidates in constituencies which are in the hands of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).

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Assembly members of Afadjato South District and the Kpando Municipal Assembly have confirmed the President 39;s nominees as chief executives for their respective assemblies. They are James Etornam Flolu for Afadjato South District and Ernest Theophilus Quist for Kpando Municipality.

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Ex-President Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings has reiterated his concern over what he sees as 39;lack of respect 39; coupled with 39;incessant insults 39; within the rank and file of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).

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The Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Justina Owusu Banahene has urged caterers working under the National School Feeding Programme to use locally produced foodstuff to prepare meals for the pupils. Addressing the 2nd Ordinary Meeting of the Fourth Session of the Sixth Assembly in Sunyani, Mad.

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President of the Ghana Pentecostal Charismatic Council (GPCC) Rev. Yaw Frimpong Manso has reiterated that the Ghanaian community would resist any attempt to introduce Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in basic schools today and future .

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Lance Corporal Annan Agoe, a military officer with service number 194663, has been arrested by the Nungua Divisional Police Command for allegedly assaulting a policewoman who was on duty directing traffic at Nungua in Accra.

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Management of the Northern Development Authority (NDA) has said the then Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) under the former National Democratic Congress (NDC) government spent $9.5 million to procure tricycles. It said the deal was signed with a private company named UNIK Savannah for 5,000 tricycles under a SADA-UNIK Savannah through a Private Public Partnership (PPP) arrangement.

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