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What will a 24-hour economy do for churches? – Pastor questions Mahama

Prophet Kusi Appiah, the leader of Nyametease Ampa Prayer Ministry in Kumasi, has raised questions regarding former president John Dramani Mahama’s proposed 24-hour economy and its potential impact on the Christian fraternity. The man of God has challenged Mahama to provide the benefits that the 24-hour economy would bring to churches, …

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Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu was pushed out of his position – Dr Draman

The Executive Director of the African Center for Parliamentary Affairs, Dr. Rasheed Draman, has expressed concern about how the former Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, resigned from his position. According to Myjoyonline’s sources within the New Patriotic Party (NPP) hierarchy, the Suame MP willingly offered to step down during a meeting of the …

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Afenyo-Markin withdraws proposed amendments to anti-LGBTQ+ bill

Alexander Afenyo-Markin, the New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for Effutu, on Wednesday withdrew his proposed amendments to the Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021. The withdrawal followed votes in the House against two of the MP’s proposals which appealed for the replacement of imprisonment …

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Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu resigns as Majority Leader

Member of Parliament for Suame Constituency, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has resigned from his position as Majority Leader of the house. According to a report by Joynews, the MP personally informed President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of his decision to step down at a meeting attended by the caucus membership on Wednesday evening at the …

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Hajia4Reall pleads guilty to receiving fraud proceeds from romance scams

Embattled socialite and social media influencer, Mona Faiz Montrage, alias Hajia4Reall, has pleaded guilty to receiving fraud proceeds from romance scams, the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) has reported. A DoJ statement dated February 21, 2024, read in part: “Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District …

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UBA Ghana Donates to Three Town SHS

  The UBA Foundation through its Read Africa Initiative has made a significant contribution to Three Town SHS in the Volta Region by donating African literature books on Valentine’s Day, which also coincided with International Book Giving Day. This initiative aims to address the declining reading habits among African youths, …

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GFA responds to ‘Fix Ghana Football’ petition

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has responded to a petition by the ‘Fix Ghana Football’ group presented to the Speaker of Parliament on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. The leaders of the group presented a 15-point petition to Parliament after a demonstration tagged ‘SaveGhanaFootball’ held in Accra. They are advocating for …

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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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