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Over 55% of candidates failed Mathematics in 2023 NOV/DEC — WAEC

More than half of candidates who sat for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in November/December failed mathematics, according to results released by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC). WAEC’s statement on the release of the 2023 second series WASSCE provisional results said 44.949% of candidates obtained grades …

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Peace FM presenter apologises to Bawumia

Media personality and an employee of Despite Media Group, Kwabena Marfo, has apologised to Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia for claiming that the vice president’s brother, Abraham Bawumia, was awarded 87% of the cocoa road contract in Ghana. He admitted that after meticulously fact-checking his claims, he recognised that the information he had shared …

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Minority slams police over statement on election security

The Minority in Parliament has condemned the position of the Ghana Police Service on election security. According to the NDC MPs, a public statement from the police administration condemning and distancing itself from a declaration by DCOP Prince Gabriel Waabu that the police will be responsible for election security and …

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You’re a comedian – Maurice Ampaw descends on Opambour

Controversial private legal practitioner Maurice Ampaw has descended heavily on the leader and founder of Ebenezer Miracle Worship Centre, Prophet Ebenezer Adarkwa Yiadom, popularly known as Opambour, over his conduct as a man of God. According to him, Opambour used to be a very anointed man of God who impacted …

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You are a good actor but the insults are too much – LilWin told

Outspoken entertainment pundit, Sally Mann has expressed her lack of admiration for how Kwadwo Nkansah, better known as LilWin, insults people in movies. She acknowledged LilWin’s talent but expressed her displeasure with the consistent and excessive use of offensive remarks in his movies, noting that it does not resonate with …

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E/R: Woman hot for labeling Okyenhene and taskforce criminal gang

Yaa Asantewaa, also known as Getty, a resident of Asuaba community in Upper West Akyem District, Eastern Region, has sparked outrage among chiefs in Akyem Abuakwa for labeling Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin and the Okyeman Land Protection Taskforce as criminal gangs. Her remarks come in the wake of community …

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Michael Essien open to Black Stars assistant coach role – Report

Former Ghanaian football star, Michael Essien, is reportedly open to the assistant coach role of the Black Stars. Essien who currently holds the position of assistant coach at Danish club FC Nordsjaelland, recently acquired his UEFA ‘A’ coaching license. According to sportsworldGhana, the 41-year-old is enthusiastic about joining the next …

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Offuman youth demands justice for the death of 25yr old man

Information reaching the news desk of Ghanaweb.mobi from Offuman in the Techiman North District of the Bono East Region has it that, a 25-year-old young man, John Daizy has been shot dead. According to our source, the unfortunate incident happened during a funeral at Jema in the Kintampo South District …

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SDA welcomes EC’s decision to consider changing election date

The Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Ghana has welcomed the decision by the Electoral Commission to consider changing the national election date from December 7 to a working day in November starting from 2028. The Church had advocated a change of date aimed at addressing the conflict between the December 7, 2024, national …

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Here’s why interest rates are still high in Ghana

Apart from the high cost of doing business in Ghana, another major challenge the business community faces is the high interest rates on loans acquired from financial institutions. Despite bemoaning how this particular problem – high interest rates – keeps having dire consequences on their business, the government has done …

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Tap n’ Go ticketing system can never work as ‘trotro’ – GPRTU

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has rubbished assertions by Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia that the newly introduced automated transport ticketing system “Tap n’ Go” will eventually be rolled out on intra-city transport minivans popularly known as ‘trotro’ Speaking at the launch of the Tap n’ Go app, …

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Parliament faces potential power disconnection over GH₵23m ECG debt

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is considering disconnecting power supply to the Parliament of Ghana on Wednesday, February 21, due to an outstanding debt exceeding GH₵23 million. This potential action is part of the ongoing “Operation Zero Balance” initiative which aims to recover unpaid debts from various customers. The …

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Majority leadership change false – Joewise

The Majority caucus in Parliament has unequivocally refuted speculations regarding potential changes to its leadership, asserting its commitment to maintaining stability and unity within its ranks. Joseph Osei Owusu, the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament and Member of Parliament for Bekwai, popularly known as Joewise, addressed concerns surrounding purported shifts …

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