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Caterers Besiege Otiko’s Ministry

Several caterers under the Ghana School Feeding Programme on Tuesday besieged the office of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection to demand their arrears. The caterers say they are not happy with the government’s payment of their arrears in dribs and drabs. GHS21 million released by the government last week took care of only seven days out of ...

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I Didn’t Expect Shatta Wale Pidgin Tweet To Go Viral – Prez. Nana Akufo-Addo

On Tuesday, October 17, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo set social media ablaze when he sent a tweet wishing dancehall artiste Shatta Wale happy birthday. What made that tweet unique was that the President addressed the dancehall artiste in pidgin. It started as a simple request from dancehall artiste Shatta Wale on Twitter on October 13 to President Akufo-Addo. He asked the ...

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Fraud: Akosua Agyapong Granted GHS160,000 Bail

Highlife musician, Akosua Agyapong, has been granted bail to the sum of GHS 160,000 with two sureties. She was hauled before the Accra Circuit Court for allegedly conspiring with another person to defraud a businessman of GHS 105,000 in a land deal. Accra News’ Ama Brako Ampofo reported that Akosua Agyapong “was so calm and kept shaking her head throughout ...

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Teacher Dies During GES Interview Session

A teacher believed to be a staff of the Emmanuel Presby School at Madina in Accra yesterday, October 23 met her untimely death after she collapsed during an interview session being conducted by the Ghana Education Service. She was expected to go through the interview that will guarantee her promotion to the rank of Assistant Director 2. However sources close ...

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‘One Corner’ Producer Demands Ghc25, 000 From Patapaa

Sensational “One Corner” hit maker Patapaa Amisty is enjoying some fame currently and he would definitely have to deal with all the excesses that come with it. Peter Morgan Wright a.k.a. Mr. Loyalty who produced the ‘One Corner’ hit song is now demanding a whooping 1,500 for himself and 1,000 for Ras Cann making a total of GHC2, 500 from ...

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I Never Dated Nadia Buari – Jim Iyke

Nigerian actor, James Ikechukwu Esomugha popularly known as Jim Iyke in an interview revealed that the romance report between him and Ghanaian actress, Nadia Buhari, was never true. According to Punch, Jim Iyke said they had something they wanted to achieve with the relationship rumour, as he further disclosed that dating and even getting engaged on their reality TV show ...

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Taxi Driver Killed At Tantra Hills

A 34-year old taxi driver, Francis Cobby Mensah, has been killed at Tantra Hills, a suburb of Accra. A friend of the deceased, one Justice, told Accra News’ Nana Ansah Sasraku in an interview on Tuesday, October 24 that his friend picked up a passenger at the taxi station at Tantra Hills on Sunday, but did not return to the ...

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DVLA Goes Paperless

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) has gone paperless with the introduction of a new smart card driving license. The new smart cards come with a security embedded chip to curb fake licenses in the system. The chip will contain the driver’s information which will be linked to the new national identification system in a secured manner. At a ...

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I Forgive Those Who Accused Me – David

Nigerian Singer, Davido says he has forgiven those who accused him of complicity in the death of his friend, Tagbo Umeike. Davido has made headlines the last fortnight, over the deaths of Tagbo and DJ Olu. Actress Caroline Danjuma had accused him of being involved in the demise of the former. The ‘If’ hit maker was invited by the Nigerian ...

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