Modern Ghana

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I was curious to know the plan of Zeiza as we enter lent, and as if he was to beat me, this was his reply ldquo;The season of lent is too archaic and must be relegated to the background.

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Africa Influencer Agency a B2B PR platform that will embrace all available digital channels and social media to support brands in telling their stories to the African B2B audience has launched. Positioning itself as the B2B PR Agency for Africa and the world, the agency is leveraging on its extensive segmented reach of professionals across the continent and beyond, together with its team of influencers with a solid background in media, PR and digital media with its host of dig .

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Former President John Dramani Mahama said he brought about the now highly acclaimed Free Senior High School (SHS) policy, one of the flagship initiatives of the Akufo-Addo administration. Currently, through the effort of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, about 1.2 million children are studying and being fed free of charge at the senior secondary level.

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The one and only contender in the race for the Madina Constituency in the Greater Accra Region on the ticket of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has pulled out, leaving Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface to go unopposed for the April 25 primaries.

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A 20-year-old taxi driver, Richmond Osei, has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly raping a female university student who boarded his car at Kato. A Sunyani District Court, presided over by Fred Obikyere, did not take his plea and remanded him to come back to court on March 9.

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The National Lottery Authority (NLA) has ordered MTN, Vodafone, AirtelTigo and Keed Ghana Limited to immediately shut down the operations of the online game 5/90 which uses the shortcode 959 . DAILY GUIDE has learnt that management of the NLA has set up a joint working committee, with the leadership of Lotto Marketing Companies, to deal with the illegality.

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Following bilateral talks with the Norwegian Prime Minister as part of his trip to the Scandinavian country, President Akufo-Addo took some time to cool off, and he did, quite literally. Having accepted an invitation from Prime Minister, Erna Solberg, President Akufo-Addo and some members of his entourage visited Svalbard, the island which lies between Norway and the North Pole.

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The Executive Director of the National Service Scheme (NSS) and Parliamentary Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Yagaba Kubori Constituency, Mustapha Ussif has held a health screening for the electoral area.

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A Ghanaian pharmacist Nana Dr. Addo Agyekum has been appointed a member of the Elections Committee of the Geneva-based International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. The information was contained in a correspondence signed by president of the federation, Francesco Rocca, dated January 14, 2020 and reads ldquo;I confirm to you that the General Assembly of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), which held its 22nd Session in .

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Parliament yesterday, by a resolution, unanimously approved the $895.43-million contract agreement for the Pwalugu dam, irrigation, and hydro projects. It followed the approval and adoption of a report by the joint committees on Mines and Energy, Agriculture and Finance by the Plenary.

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The Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM) has begun taking inventory of all excavators that have been seized from illegal mining sites since the fight against illegal mining (galamsey) began in 2017.

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The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in Tamale has intercepted a Kia Truck carrying 550 gallons (jerry cans) of vegetable cooking oil suspected to have been smuggled from Togo through an unapproved route into Tamale.

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The University of Education, Winneba, (UEW) lived up to its mantra of show them in the second edition of the Tertiary Business Sense Challenge as it whipped the Africa University College of Communications (AUCC) to progress to stage two of the contest.

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Former President John Mahama has assured the chiefs and people of Ahafo Region that he will complete all abandoned roads and projects when re-elected as President. He also promised to resume the supply of free fertilisers, distribute new cocoa seedlings and pay improved cocoa producer price including bonuses to farmers.

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Selected irrigation schemes undergoing rehabilitation works in parts of the country are expected to be completed this year. The project, which forms part of the government One-village, One-dam initiative, is intended to ensure all-year round farming in beneficiary communities.

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The Parliamentary Press Corps has served notice that it will today, Thursday, February 27 convey a meeting to decide on its next line action after threats from the Speaker of Parliament to declare journalists as strangers in the House.

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A Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Kennedy Osei Nyarko, has questioned the credibility of the audit report by the Auditor-General, Daniel Yaw Domelevo on the Ghana Education Trust Fund rsquo;s (GETFund) scholarship scheme which listed names of some Members of Parliament, politicians among others as beneficiaries.

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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for the Savelugu constituency in the Northern Region, Muhamed Abdul-Samed Gunu has touted his achievements as unprecedented. He believes his achievements within the last three years are unprecedented, comparing them to what his predecessor achieved in his entire 20-year period serving as a legislator for the Savelugu constituency on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress.

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A security analyst, Adam Bonaa, wants the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and the Interior Minister to order the immediate arrest of all the police officers who were seen assaulting some citizens in Sunyani over the funeral rites of a queen mother.

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The Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo, has assured of government rsquo;s commitment not to overspend in this election year. Mr. Osafo Maafo, under whose tenure as Finance Minister in the 2004 election year saw a budget deficit of 2.18 percent, says he, together with the Minister of Finance, will ensure that the government does not finance any unplanned item.

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Officials of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) have busted a Ghanaian taxi driver based in The Netherlands for allegedly trafficking in a narcotic drug. The suspect, Oppong Kwaku Owusu, 52, was arrested at the Departure Hall of KIA while going through departure formalities to board a flight back to his base in The Netherlands.

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The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Kwaku Asomah Chiremeh, has blamed the continuous depletion of the Fure River forest reserve on the lack of forest guards. The over 15,000 hectares Fure Forest Reserve in the Prestea-Huni-Valley District of the Western Region which holds some of the endangered species of mammals have for the past 10 years lost 80 hectares to illegal small scale gold miners.

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The Sunyani Traditional Council has denied ordering some men to beat residents in its vicinity who were flouting customs during the funeral rites of the queen mother of the area. The council faced some criticism after a social media video showed men, described as palace executioners, beating residents who were not in funeral colours for the mourning of Nana Yaa Nyamaa Poduo II.

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The Minister of State at the office of the Senior Minister and Member of Parliament (MP) for Evalue-Ajomoro Gwira Constituency, Catherine Abelema Afeku and two incumbent MPs are running unopposed in the NPP 39;s parliamentary primaries in the Western Region.

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The United Nations International Children 39;s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has partnered with the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources, the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development as well as other partners to launch the lsquo;Open Defecation Free rsquo; (ODF) Campaign in Ghana.

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