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Fisheries Commission begins probe on dead fishes at Osu beach

The Commission said its preliminary investigations show that there are no injuries on the fishes that were washed ashore.   In a statement released to the media, it said: “Information got to Fisheries Commission yesterday, April 3, 2021, in the evening, about fish mortalities sighted at the Osu Castle Beach. …

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Covid Tests To Be Offered Twice-Weekly To All In England

Covid Tests To Be Offered Twice-Weekly To All In England

Everyone in England is to be given access to two rapid coronavirus tests a week from Friday, under an extension of the government’s testing programme.   The lateral flow kits, which can provide results in around 30 minutes, will be available for free at testing sites, pharmacies and through the …

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Easter: His Resurrection Is A Historical Reality – Dr Otabil

Dr Mensa Otabil, General Overseer, International Central Gospel Church, says the resurrection of Jesus Christ is a historical reality and not a myth.   He said the resurrection, the centre for the Christian faith, was real and not something said metaphorically.         “He died, He was buried …

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Reactions on Covid19 effect on real estate business

  Musicians and producers during this COVID-19 season are struggling to survive in the music industry. Producers are not getting work to do as compared to the previous years, this is because musicians are not coming in with their projects due to the lockdown issued to control the spread, therefore …

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Co-Chair of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI), Dr Steve Manteaw has called on President Akufo-Addo to act quickly on investigations uncovering gold smuggling out of the country. This comes at the back of a JoyNews’ exposé, ‘Busted: Gold smugglers’ which brought to light how some security operatives and politically …

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Banks reject voters, national identification card for transactions

Information gathered by THE MEDIA indicates many banks are rejecting the new voters and national identification card as a form of identification in opening accounts and undertaking transactions. It is however not the fault of the banks as both the voters and national identification cards have not been validated. THE …

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Containers cannot be stolen at Port – Customs

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority on Thursday said Cargo Containers cannot be stolen from the country’s seaports. The division said “It is virtually impossible for containers to be stolen at the Port under any circumstances. Mr George Tettey, Chief Revenue Officer in charge of State Warehouse at …

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Explainer: How EC has judicially ‘refused’ to respond to petitioners

  During their press briefing of February 11, 2021, spokespersons for the legal team of petitioner John Dramani Mahama, claimed that the Electoral Commission was refusing ‘accountability’ in the ongoing election petition. Led by former Attorney General Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong, the petitioner’s spokespersons cited a number of instances during the …

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Ghana’s debt stock hits GH¢286.9 billion

Ghana is running out of fiscal space as its debt-to-GDP ratio reached 74% at the end of 2020. Latest economic and financial data released by the Central Bank put the country’s debt stock at GH¢286.9 billion. This figure is the highest in nearly four years, following early attempts to cushion …

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Nose masks sales increase in Kumasi

Nose mask sellers in Kumasi Central Business District are making good sales, following the resurgence of the spread of the coronavirus and re-opening of schools by the government. They told the Ghana News Agency in Kumasi that demand for the item had gone up, making their business attractive. A visit …

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Akufo-Addo responds to John Mahama’s amended election petition

  President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has, through his lawyers, filed a response to the amended election petition of the flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress, John Dramani Mahama. Henry Nana Boakye who is a spokesperson of the president’s legal team in an interview with Citi News monitored by …

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List: The seven justices hearing Mahama’s election petition

  Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah will lead a panel of seven justices hearing the 2020 presidential election petition filed by former president John Dramani Mahama. The petition is challenging the successful reelection of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The president and Electoral Commission are the respondents in the case. The …

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Akufo-Addo’s boys wanted Bagbin to lose – Apaak

  The praises being showered on Rt. Hon. Alban Bagbin by some members of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been described by Dr. Clement Abas Apaak as hypocritical. The Member of Parliament for Builsa South is claiming that the former Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Gabby Otchere Darko, …

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NPP candidate challenges Savelugu parliamentary results in court

  A petition challenging the election results in the Savelugu Constituency in the Northern Region has been filed at a High Court in Tamale. The suit filed on January 8, 2021, by the NPP’s parliamentary candidate for Savelugu, Muhammed Abdul-Samed Gunu, had the Electoral Commission (EC) as the first respondent. …

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Election of Speaker: Carlos Ahenkorah snatches ballot sheets

    Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, the Member of Parliament-elect for Tema West snatched some ballot papers during counting. After the counting of votes for Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye was done, the MP-elect snatched the ballot papers from the Clerks-at-table and bolted with it. Prior to the snatching of the ballot …

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Court grants injunction against NDC MP-elect for Assin North

  The Cape Coast High court has granted an injunction suit against the Member of Parliament-elect for the Assin North Constituency, James Gyakye Quayson. The court has ruled that the budding MP cannot hold himself out as the MP-elect for the constituency. This follows a petition filed by one Michael …

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