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Disabled man prevented from entering Ghana Parliament

A disabled man with the Right to Information (RTI) Coalition has been prevented from entering parliament to observe proceedings. The group had stormed parliament on Friday to urge parliamentarians to fast-truck work on the RTI bill which was been in the house for over a decade. However, Alex Tetteh was denied entry into the public gallery of parliament because he cannot stand ... Read More »

NDC flagbearer aspirants ‘cry’ over hefty GHc400,000 filing fee

Some flagbearer aspirants of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) are unhappy about the party pegging its filing fee at a whopping GHc400,000. The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the NDC Thursday agreed that all male flagbearer aspirants will pay GHc400,000 as filing fee. It was also agreed at the meeting that female flagbearer aspirants will pay GHc200,000, while persons with disability who ... Read More »

Vodafone African legends nights to feature Kojo Antwi, Daddy Lumba, Samini

For the first time in many years, music lovers will witness “Mr Music Man” Kojo Antwi and lover man Charles Kwadwo Fosu aka Daddy Lumba performing on the same stage in Ghana at this year’s Vodafone African Legends Night on 29th September 2018 at the plush Kempinski Hotel in Accra. The two music Legends will be joined by Africa’s Dancehall ... Read More »

Auditor General blows GH¢7.6m on cars

The Auditor-General Daniel Yaw Domelevo has spent a whopping GH¢7.6 million to purchase 27 vehicles for the Audit Service without going through the right tender processes, DAILY GUIDE has learnt. The vehicles, which comprises five Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, one Toyota Land Cruiser V8 and 21 Toyota IMV Hilux Deluxe were purchased from the Audit Service’s 2017 budgetary allocation, as ... Read More »

I stand better chance of winning 2020 election for NDC — Spio Garbrah

A flag-bearer aspirant of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Ekwow Spio Garbrah, has said the NDC has a brighter chance of winning the 2020 general election if he is elected as the party’s flag bearer. He stated that: “What is important is for the party to elect me, the most experienced among all those who have expressed interest ... Read More »

IMF yet to decide on Ghana’s $2bn Sinohydro deal

The IMF has written to the Minority asking for time to decide whether the move by the government of Ghana to exchange the nation’s bauxite for $2billion to fund infrastructure projects from China constitute government debt. The Minority through its spokesperson on Finance Casiel Ato Forson last month wrote to the IMF requesting for its opinion on whether the agreement ... Read More »

Double track SHS: Over 60,000 students not placed under CSSPS

Sixty-seven thousand three hundred and eighty two (67,382) students who have qualified to senior high schools (SHS) could not be placed under the computerised school selection placement system (CSSPS). This is because they could not be matched with any of their school choices. They have however been asked to do self-placement to get themselves into schools with vacancies; but the ... Read More »

MTN Ghana screens over a thousand Bright Scholarship applications

Accra, August 28, 2018 – MTN Ghana Foundation has completed the screening of applications received for its Bright Scholarship programme instituted for tertiary students. A total of 1,367 applications were received from students from all 10 regions of Ghana and the number was pruned to 205 applicants. The shortlisted candidates were then interviewed by a panel which comprised academia and ... Read More »

Attorney-General stops case against GFA, FIFA normalisation committee to be ready in 2 days

Government in line with a deal reached with the world football governing body FIFA, has withdrawn the case filed at the High Court to liquidate the Ghana Football Association (GFA). The government on August 16 agreed with FIFA to stop all process it initiated to dissolve the GFA in the aftermath of the corruption exposé in the country’s football administration ... Read More »

D.K Poison tips Isaac Dogboe for boxing greatness

David Kotei (D.K) Poison who won Ghana’s first major boxing title in 1975 thinks WBO Super Bantamweight champion, Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe, could rise to become one of the greatest boxers, Ghana has ever produced, considering the significant strides, he has made in the ring in recent times. Poison asserted that Ghanaians and boxing fans around the world were yet ... Read More »