GENERAL NEWS

Woyome’s Trassaco luxury apartments up for sale

The state is set to auction three properties belonging to a businessman, Alfred Agbesi Woyome, to defray his ¢47.2 million in debts. A notice of the auction was published in the Daily Graphic on December 2, 2019, detailing the location of the residential properties. Theghanareport.com has visited two of the …

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Parliament demands arrest of man who destroyed Peace C’cil building

The defence and Interior committees of Parliament are demanding the immediate arrest and prosecution of an unidentified individuals who allegedly demolished an office Complex owned by the National peace Council. The peace council expended fGHC400,000 for expansion works upon receipt of the bungalow donated by the Works and Housing Housing …

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Gov’t releases money to pay striking teachers

Government has released money for the payment of the outstanding arrears for teachers in the country who have been striking since Monday. The teachers are on strike over government’s refusal to pay them the money which spans 2017 till date. In a letter, the finance ministry ordered the Controller and …

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I’m not a murderer – Rawlings roars in self defence

Spokesperson for the Rawlings family, Ernest Owusu Bempah, has brushed aside accusations that the former president orchestrated and sponsored the extrajudicial killings of some former army personnel shortly after the 1979 revolution. Former close associate of Mr Rawlings and one of the architects of the June 4 Uprising, Major Osahene …

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Togbe Afede kept away from Farmers’ Day at Ho

President Akufo-Addo and the Paramount Chief of the Asogli State, Togbe Afede XIV, appear to be in an open warfare to the extent that the respected traditional ruler last Friday, boycotted this year’s National Farmers’ Day celebration, which incidentally was held in his home, Ho –Volta Region. The 35th National …

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MPs will be marked absent if they fail to enter chamber – Speaker

Any Member of Parliament (MP) who comes to Parliament without entering the chamber will be deemed absent from parliamentary duties, Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, has ruled. By the ruling, MPs who come to the premises of Parliament House and conduct other businesses without entering the chamber would …

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University of Ghana student electrocuted at Adenta

A student of the University of Ghana on Tuesday met his untimely death after he was electrocuted while checking up water level in the polytank at the top of his home at Adenta Ashiyie in Accra. An eyewitness told Starr News, the deceased, identified as Michael went up to check …

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EC cancels early voting for media

The Electoral Commission has canceled its arrangement to get media personnel vote early on December 10, ahead of the district assemblies and local level elections. Media personnel are usually added to the lists of groups of people who partake in the special voting to enable them monitor elections on main …

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I wish judges wear African print, not black suit – Justice Torkornoo

Appeals Court judge Justice Gertrude Torkornoo has backed calls for reforms in the dress code of the judiciary to reflect values and conditions in the country. Answering a question regarding the weather conditions in the country and doing away with colonial relics, she told Parliament’s Appointment Committee, Tuesday that she thinks …

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80% of HIV patients in Ghana are Christians – AIDS Commission

The Ghana AIDS Commission has revealed that Christians constitute about 80 per cent of Persons Living HIV (PLHIV) in Ghana. Officials attribute the trend to less active social mobilisation and community participation in the campaign on risk behaviours. Speaking at an event in to mark World Aids Day at Kwadaso …

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WhatsApp to stop working on millions of phones in February 2020

Messaging service WhatsApp will stop working on millions of phones in the next few months, as the company withdraws support from older devices. From February 1, any iPhone running iOS 8 will no longer be supported (and users are already unable to create or verify their accounts on these devices). On the …

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