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  1. Cabinet probes CAGD over payroll scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | GhanaWeb

    Following the expose of the fraudulent activities going on the Government of Ghana payroll, Cabinet has finally set up a sub-committee to look into the allegations and come out with solutions that would set the heart of Ghanaians at ease. Mr. Seth Terkper, the Finance Minister, who announced this at some of the radio stations in Accra over the weekend would, however, not accept any blame over the failure of the Controller and Accountant General Department to implement his predecessor, Dr. Kwabena Dufuor's letter.

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  2. Nigerian Billboards: Ghana saved from possible Boko Haram attack - Dr AnninRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | GhanaWeb

    A security expert, Dr Kwesi Annin has indicated that Ghana has been saved from a possible attack by terrorist group, Boko Haram, by pulling down Nigerian political billboards put up in some parts of Accra. His comments follow an order by the National Security, directing the Accra Metropolitan Assembly to pull down the billboards of Nigerian Presidential candidate, General Mohammed Buharim and incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan.

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  3. Dumsor' Crisis: VRA worsening the problemRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | GhanaWeb

    ... feet gas per day to generate 550 megawatts to ameliorate the worsening power cuts. Currently, Jubilee partners and Ghana Gas Company are ready to give VRA 120 million standard cubic feet of gas per day, but VRA cannot take all. VRA is able to take ...

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  4. Sodom and Gomorrah, other slums hampering Cholera fight - AMARead the original story

    1 hr ago | GhanaWeb

    The Director of Public Health at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly has warned that until all the risk factors that lead to the outbreak of the cholera disease are completely eliminated, the country will still grapple with the epidemic. Three hundred and four new cases of cholera have been recorded during the first three weeks of this year, in six districts of the Greater Accra region.

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  5. Ex-GREDA boss arrested for SIM box fraudRead the original story

    1 hr ago | GhanaWeb

    An anti-fraud collaboration between the security agencies and telecom service providers in the country has led to the arrest of some persons involved in a SIM Box fraud syndicate in Ghana. The operation which led to the arrest of the suspects which included the former President of the Ghana Real Estate Developers Association, Mr Alex Tweneboah has been described as one of the major busts in recent times.

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  6. Portuphy must go; blows Ghc300m...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... another person to do the job," he stressed. A senior lecturer at the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana, Legon, and governance expert, Dr Ransford Gyampoh, contributing to the debate, observed that it was inappropriate for ...

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  7. #Throwback (January 26, 2006): Mzbel sues KNUST 600 million (old) CedisRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... of women groups and organizations such as Abantu for Development, the Ministry of Women and Children's Affairs, FIDA Ghana, MUSIGA, Coalition on Domestic Violence Bill and the National Democratic Congress (NDC). But a report by a student ...

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  8. Bugri Naabu will sabotage NPP in 2016 - " NPP youth groupRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... Afoko and Kwabena Agyei Agyepong. "We are by this statement calling on our party's flagbearer and next President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to disassociate himself from the comments of Bugri Naabu as it doesn't depict the image Nana Addo ...

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  9. Ablekuma residents go wild; threaten to storm ECG officesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... Abaase-all surrounding towns around Ablekuma-have threatened to storm the Ablekuma office of the Electricity of Ghana (ECG) to demand an explanation to what they described as "killing services" meted out to them by the power distributor-ECG. Indeed, ...

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  10. Joy FM 'no-show': I didn't accept to be on 'Newsfile' - 'Mosquito' speaksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... n't they have proceeded with the discussions without me? Are they saying I'm the only general secretary who matters in Ghana?" Nketia wondered.

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  11. No engineer has stolen project materials - GWCLRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The management of the Ghana Water Company Limited has stated in no uncertain terms that no 'top Ghana Water Engineer' is under probe for stealing materials meant for water projects in parts of the Central Region. The management of GWCL was reacting to a newspaper publication by the Herald Newspaper in the Wednesday 14th January 2015 edition, which was widely discussed on Adom Fm and Montie Fm to the effect that Mr. Francis Lamptey, who is currently the distribution manager of the Accra West Region and who was named in the story, has not been charged by the Company or any institution for the offence mentioned in the story by the Herald newspaper.

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  12. DJ Black, DJ Kofi to perform at Ghana DJ Awards 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Ghana's indefatigable DJ and one of Africa's best, DJ Black of Joy FM, will perform at this year's Ghana DJ Awards at the Accra International Conference Centre on Saturday, February 21. DJ Black, who is expected to thrill music fans as well as stakeholders in the music industry, would perform alongside DJ Kofi from UK. DJ Black, who has made a lot of impact on radio, paving the way for him to be counted among the best in Ghana and Africa, has swept prestigious awards such as Rothmans 2001 West African DJ Champion, 2009 Red Carpet Independent Artiste and DJ Award Winner, NET 2010 NO 2 Top African Radio DJ and 2011 RTV Radio DJ of the Year.

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  13. Sumaila ready to power Al Qadsia to gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... title and again help them in the Asian Champions League qualifiers and other challenges ahead," Sumaila told Goal Ghana. "It is a great club with a great history in Kuwaiti football and I will do my best to help them win more laurels." Sumaila who ...

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  14. VRA explains intensified load-sheddingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... megawatts of power. "Our thermal machines in Takoradi are available and running and those in Takoradi are running on Ghana gas reliable since November. VRA is using Ghana gas on all its plantsa " He gave the assurance that his outfit is close to ...

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  15. Chief Justice cries over corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    According to her, the current level of corruption, if not checked on time, could pose a danger to Ghana's infant democracy and peace, urging the entire populace to unite to help combat the corruption menace. "Corruption has been identified as a main obstacle to peace, stability, sustainable development, democracy and human rights," she said in a statement read on her behalf at the Chief Justice's Forum-Staff Edition in Kumasi.

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  16. DJ Black, DJ Kofi to perform @ Ghana DJ Awards 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Ghana's indefatigable DJ and one of Africa's best, DJ Black of Joy FM, will perform at this year's Ghana DJ Awards at the Accra International Conference Centre on Saturday, February 21. DJ Black, who is expected to thrill music fans, as well as stakeholders in the music industry, , would perform alongside DJ Kofi from UK. DJ Black, who has made a lot of impact on radio, paving the way for him to be counted among the best in Ghana and Africa, has swept prestigious awards such as Rothmans 2001 West African DJ Champion, 2009 Red Carpet Independent Artiste and DJ Award Winner, NET 2010 NO 2 Top African Radio DJ and 2011 RTV Radio DJ of the Year.

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  17. CAGD begins headcount of teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Under the exercise, heads of departments of the GES are required to present their members for the count. Teachers will also be expected to present the necessary documents proving that they have been legally employed by the government.

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  18. Joy FM 'no-show': I didn't accept to be on - Newsfile' - " 'Mosquito' speaksRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... n't they have proceeded with the discussions without me? Are they saying I'm the only general secretary who matters in Ghana?" Nketia wondered.

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  19. Regional hospitals to have trained psychiatristsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    The Ghana Mental Health Board has commended the Sunyani Regional Hospital for setting aside 20 beds for the care of mental patients in the region. The commendation was made by the Board Chairman of the Ghana Mental Health Authority , Professor Joseph Bediako Asare, when members of the GMHB paid a courtesy call on the management of the hospital in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region.

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  20. Re: Shell to miss PCCA nominations over license threat?Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    With reference to the online article published by the Ghanaweb with headline; Question: Shell to miss PCCA nominations over license threat?, we wish to correct the inaccuracies captured in the said article.; Vivo Energy, the company behind the Shell brand in Africa, continues to operate lawfully and has the appropriate oil marketing company licence to operate in Ghana. We remain committed to being the leading participant in Ghana's downstream energy market and to being a significant contributor to the continued growth of the Ghanaian economy.

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