Kenyan President mourns loss of General Francis Ogolla at State Funeral
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In a somber ceremony on Saturday, 20th April 2024, Kenyan President William Ruto led the nation in mourning the tragic loss of General Francis Ogolla, the country’s Chief of Defence Forces, who perished in a helicopter crash along with other esteemed patriots. Expressing deep sorrow and paying tribute to General Ogolla’s exemplary service, President Ruto highlighted the profound impact of the General’s leadership within the Kenya Defence Forces.  He praised General Ogolla’s dedication, professionalism, and selflessness, emphasizing the significant contributions the General made to the st ..read more
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Railway Authority accused of negligence in train accident
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by razak.bawa
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…As MP, DCE, Assembly Member debunk political sabotage in Tema-Mpakadan crash  The Assembly Member for the Ayimagonu Electoral Area, has stepped forward giving details of the challenges faced by the community along the Tema-Mpakadan railway tracks in accessing their homes, whilst dismissing claims that last Thursday’s train accident was politically motivated.  Belko Abubakari, rather called out the Ghana Railway Authority, accusing it of “failure to do the right thing” and asked them to sit with the communities to find ways to create access roads for the residents as the area develop ..read more
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Graphic staff cry over management’s wasted US$300,000
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by razak.bawa
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The Herald, has picked up a report about a whopping US$300,000 pumped into a digital archiving project by the management of the Graphic Communications Group (GCGL) which has not realized any benefit since its launch in September last year. The investment in question, only yielded a paltry GH¢1000, which in essence means it is a useless venture, and a potential financial loss for the state-owned company, which had been on a decline for some time now with the Akufo-Addo government considering selling it or floating it on the Ghana Stock Exchange. It has been argued that, in these days of social ..read more
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‘I didn’t wash lady’s Pioto during door-to-door campaign’
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by razak.bawa
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…..Mike Oquaye Jnr shouts from Dome-Kwabenya The New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Dome-Kwabenya, has categorically denied allegations of washing a female constituent’s underwear, popularly called “Pioto” in local parlance. According to him, he was only mimicking the late former President Jerry John Rawlings and the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma South, Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, who did similar things. A video last week surfaced on social media platforms showing Ambassador Mike Oquaye Jnr, helping a woman with her laundry, during his door-to-door campaign ..read more
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Cardin, Risch, Meeks, McCaul request determination of human rights abuses committed by Sudan’s RSF
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by razak.bawa
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U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, along with U.S. Representatives Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) and Michael McCaul (R-Texas), Ranking Member and Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, sent a letter to President Biden, urgently requesting a determination on whether Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces and its leader, General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, should be subject to sanctions for gross violations of human rights, as required under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act. This request follows th ..read more
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Mahama reiterates review and strengthening of free SHS Policy 
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by razak.bawa
6h ago
The former President and the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama, has emphasized the urgent need to review and enhance the free Senior High School/ Technical and Vocational Education and Training (SHS/TVET) policy to safeguard quality. He criticized the government’s handling of the programme and its adverse effects on the quality of education delivery and indicated that the policy had many barrage of challenges affecting it and that would be one of the major agendas of the NDC government if voted into power to improve the policy. Speaking to stakeholders at Policy ..read more
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COCOBOD CEO has no power to purchase fertilizer, others
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by razak.bawa
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…Witness tells court at Opuni/Agongo trial Dr Francis Baah, the Director of Research, Monitoring and Evaluation at COCOBOD, has categorically stated that recommendations to COCOBOD to purchase fertilizers, including the type and quantities, for any cocoa season does not emanate from the Chief Executive of COCOBOD. He said, it is the sole prerogative of the CODAPEC/HITECH programme to determine and recommend to COCOBOD the quantities and types of fertilizers and agrochemicals to purchase. Dr Baah, who once worked at the office of the Chief Executive of COCOBOD as the Office Manager, was gi ..read more
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NDC to uncap and decollateralize GETFund – Mahama
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by razak.bawa
6h ago
The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama, has emphasized the party’s commitment towards education in the country and promised to uncap and decollateralize the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) if elected into office. Currently, the fund has a cap on its resources and is collateralized, which restricts the full remittance of the GETFund levy into education financing. Mr Mahama made the promise when he engaged in a policy dialogue with Pre-Tertiary Teacher Unions in Accra. The Teacher Unions that attended the policy dialogue, included the Ghana National Associatio ..read more
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Suspects apprehended with stolen vehicles unravel sinister murder plot
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by razak.bawa
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In a dramatic interception near Adansi Praso Police Barrier, Ghanaian law enforcement officers, thwarted a potential crime spree and stumbled upon a chilling murder confession. At approximately 11:20 AM on April 19, 2024, Police Sergeants Wisdom Amemor and Constable Adu Darkwah Akwasi, stationed at the Adansi Praso Police Barrier, received a tip-off about two individuals fleeing with stolen vehicles toward Kumasi, Ashanti Region, from Assin Foso, Central Region. Acting swiftly on the information, they intercepted the suspects at the barrier. The apprehended individuals, identified as Wisdom Se ..read more
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Bawku: police, soldiers clash over seized silent pistols, ammunitions
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by razak.bawa
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There is an intense brawl between the leadership of the Ghana police services and the Ghana Armed Forces over seized two bronzy sophisticated silent pistols in Bawku.  The arms were allegedly being transported in a land cruiser vehicle by Musah Nash and Wadut Ali Tingsoba, From Accra to Bawku. Interestingly, the suspects at the time of their arrest, were travelling under police guard. A combined team of soldiers and officers of the National Investigations Bureau, through an Intel arrested the suspects who were almost entering Bawku from Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region. The suspects a ..read more
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