March 30, 2017 2:39 am

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NDC 2016 general elections defeat a collective failure – Murtala Mohammed

Former Member of Parliament for Nantong Mr. Ibrahim Murtala Mohammed has stated that, all members of the NDC collectively failed the party in the 2016 general elections. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) suffered huge losses following the general elections on December 7, 2016 – conceding the presidency and majority seats in Parliament to the New Patriotic Party (NPP). Some members …

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2 KNUST students dismissed for their role in UCC clash

Authorities of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have dismissed two students for their role in last weekend’s clash at University of Cape Coast (UCC). Three students were seriously injured during the attack involving students of the UCC, University of Ghana as well as KNUST. Joy News’ Central Regional correspondent, Richard Kwadwo Nyarko reports that some of …

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Akufo-Addo pays tribute to late Chief Justice Acquah

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has paid glowing tribute to the late Chief Justice, George Kingsley Acquah, on the 10th anniversary of his death. At a solemn ceremony held at the Ridge Church, on Saturday, March 25, and attended by several dignitaries, including the Vice President of the Republic, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia; the most senior judge of the Supreme …

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Girls must have unfettered access to education – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that achieving excellence in girls’ education is a must if the country is to shed off the evils of poverty, ignorance and disease, and put onto the path of progress and prosperity. According to President Akufo-Addo, several studies conducted across the world have indicated that investing in girls’ education is arguably the most …

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St. Charles SHS students return to school after fire outbreak

Some 500 students of the St. Charles Senior High School in Tamale in the Northern Region who were sent home after a fire outbreak destroyed their dormitory are expected back in school tomorrow. The students, who were left stranded after the incident, were asked to go for some clothes and other materials they might need. Speaking to Citi News, the …

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Gov’t to roll-out housing programme for military – Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

The Vice President has disclosed that government would soon roll out comprehensive housing programme for the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) to address the accommodation challenge. Dr Mahamudu Bawumia said under the project dubbed ‘‘Barack Regeneration Project,’’ old accommodation facilities would be renovated while new ones would be built to accommodate more military personnel. He, therefore, asked the military to exercise patience as the …

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Akufo-Addo cuts sod for construction of new French Embassy

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has cut the sod for the start of construction works on the new French Embassy, Friday. The new Embassy located at Cantonment in Accra is expected to be completed within the next 18 months. Speaking at the ceremony, the President said it was an “enriching experience and a moment of considerable joy” for him to …

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Vandalism: 200 NPP ‘Delta Force’ attack Ashanti Regional Security Capo

More than 200 members of a self-styled security force affiliated with the governing NPP have attacked the Ashanti Regional Security Coordinator late Friday morning to physically hound him out of office. The group known as Delta Force says it cannot work with George Agyei because he was ‘not part of the struggle’ to wrestle power from the NDC during the …

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Stop the blame game – NDC to members

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has cautioned its members against washing the party’s dirty linen in the open after a glum election loss in 2016. The last few days have seen disgruntled NDC functionaries including the immediate past national chairman of the party, Dr. Kwabena Adjei, blaming the “inexperienced young handlers” of John Mahama for the party’s miserable defeat. “His …

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3-unit classroom block for Savelugu Girls Model School inaugurated

A 3-unit classroom block for the newly established Savelugu Girls Model JHS has been inaugurated. IBIS-Ghana, in collaboration with the Savelugu-Nanton Municipal Assembly and Ghana Education Service (GES) founded the school. Speaking at the inauguration and handing over ceremony Friday March 24, 2017, the Savelugu-Nanton Municipal Director of Education Mr. Philip Issahaku Ziblim said, the bold step the Assembly undertook …

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