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Shady COCOBOD contracts exposed

The last-minute contracts awarded by the previous Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) government in the cocoa sector are beginning to come to light. The recently-sacked Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Dr. Stephen Opuni, is said to be the main brain behind the award of the …

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Man, 57, kills wife for drinking alcohol

A 57-year-old teacher has killed his wife over her constant consumption of alcohol at Bimbilla in the Northern region. The suspect, David Musah Tia was said to have hit his wife, Janet Coffie with a stick during a fight. Nanumba District Police Commander DSP Benjamin Aniah who confirmed the incident …

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Rains rips off roof of Parliament House

The roofing sheets of the Parliament House were ripped off Tuesday night by a rainstorm that hit parts of Accra. Graphic Online’s Musah Yahya Jafaru reported that resulted in a leakage in the chamber, forcing the Minority members to go out in the middle of deliberation of the Local Governance …

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Ghanaian scientist wins AU award

A Ghanaian crop scientist based in South Africa, Professor Felix Dapare Dakora, has won the African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award which was conferred on him by the AU at the opening session of its 28th Ordinary Assembly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for his contribution to ensuring food security on …

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Mahama criticises Donald Trump

Former President John Dramani Mahama has criticized US President, Donald Trump over a travel ban issued last Friday describing it as regrettable.  Mr Mahama in a tweet urged African leaders gathered at the ongoing AU summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to address the development which has left many people stranded …

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