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Gitmo two saga – Minority walking into quicksand – Kweku Baako

Editor-in-chief of the New Crusading Guide Newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako is baffled at the ‘noise’ being made by the Minority in Parliament over the continuous stay in the country of the two Guantanamo Bay detainees. According to him, the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have no moral right after granting two Yemenis – Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef and… Read More
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Three nabbed for robbery in Accra

Three Nigerians alleged to be involved in various forms of robbery have been arrested by the Tesano police in Accra. The three have been identified as Anthony Aja Tochukwu, 24; Jerry Usainele, 23 and Victory Henry, 27. The suspects were alleged to have terrorized motorists and residents of Dzorwulu, Lapaz and the Kwame Nkrumah Interchange, all suburbs in Accra. Their… Read More
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Mahama Ayariga slams government, defends Gitmo 2 refugee status

Former Information Minister, Mahama Ayariga, has slammed the Akufo-Addo government over claims that it did not have full details on the status of the two Gitmo detainees in Ghana. The Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has said that the current government was not aware of the decision by the erstwhile NDC government to grant the two detainees refugee status.… Read More
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Three GHA employees in court for allegedly stealing GHC1,288,824

Three employees of the Ghana Highway Authority (GHA) in the Brong-Ahafo region have been arraigned before a Sunyani High Court, Commercial Division “A” for allegedly stealing GH¢1, 288,824.00 revenue generated from two toll stations in the region. Pleas of the accused, Messrs Rexford Bosompem, a Senior Accountant, Amidu Adams, a toll collector and Michael Bediako, a toll supervisor, were not… Read More
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Bill to regulate births and deaths registration in the offing

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama says her ministry would very soon send a bill to Parliament on the registration of births and deaths to address the controversies surrounding the registration of names in the country. She says the bill would also reflect and accommodate present trends and societal developments in the registration of names.… Read More
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US lawmakers wear Ghana’s ‘kente’ to protest Trump’s comment

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus wore traditional African kente cloth to Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address to protest President Trump’s “shithole countries” comment. “Wearing kente cloth to the #SOTU with my fellow @OfficialCBC Members to stand in solidarity with people from you-know-what countries,” Rep. Bobby Scott tweeted before the speech. The colourful cloth is associated with Ashanti… Read More