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Mahama thanks NDC chairmen for endorsing him

President John Dramani Mahama has thanked the 10 National Democratic Congress (NDC) regional chairmen for endorsing him ahead of the 2020 election. However, the former president said, “it will be premature to announce his decision whether or not to contest, in view of the ongoing reorganisation efforts of the Party.” …

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Farmer jailed for assaulting Police Officer

A Ho Circuit Court presided over by Madam Priscilla Dikro has sentenced Francis Akogo, 19, a farmer, to 12 months imprisonment for attacking a police officer with a metal hammer. Akogo pleaded guilty and was sentenced on four counts of possessing narcotic drugs, resisting arrest, causing harm and possessing firearm …

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Work on sea defence projects stalls

Contractors working on a number of sea defence projects have abandoned the projects due to lack of funds. Affected areas in the southern part of the Western Region include Adjoa and Fonko in the Ahanta West District, parts of Sekondi/Takoradi and the Shama Beach, Abuesi and Anlo. Some hospitality facilities …

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Major Mahama Bill passed

Parliament has approved the Major Mahama Trust Fund Bill. Defence Minister Dominic Nitiwul first laid the Bill on Tuesday, 24 October in fulfilment of President Nana Akufo-Addo’s promise that the state will cater for the spouse and children of the slain military officer who was lynched by a mob in …

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