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GCB Bank in Accra Central Business District gutted by fire

GCB Bank in Accra Central Business District

The GCB Bank liberty house branch in Accra Central Business District has been gutted by a fire. The fire is believed to have started around 11 am on Saturday, according to the Fire Service. But some eyewitnesses are disputing the the reports of the Fire Service saying the fire started …

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Tears as slain Mfantseman MP is laid to rest [photos]

Slain Mfantseman MP laid to rest

Slain Member of parliament for Mfansteman constituency in the Central Region, Ekow Hayford has been laid to rest. President Akufo Addo, his vice Dr Bawumia, the speaker of parliament and MPs took turn to pay glowing tribute to the MP who was murdered by suspected armed robbers on October 9th. …

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Trump will be sworn in as US President in 2021 – Badu Kobi insists

Prophet Emmanuel Badu Kobi

Donald Trump will be sworn in as the President of the United States of America in January 2021 despite Joe Biden winning the electoral votes, Prophet Badu Kobi, founder and General Overseer of Glorious Wave Church International insists. Prophet Kobi has been heavily criticised and even trolled on social media …

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Kasoa: NDC March In Honour of Rawlings

The constituency branch of the National Democratic Congress has embarked on a march in memory of Former President Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings who passed away recently. Several enthusiastic party folks took part in the walk marching through the major streets of Kasoa. The march lasted for a couple of …

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We’ll announce election results 24 hours after closure of polls – EC

Jean-Mensa

The Electoral Commission (EC) has said it will announce election results 24 hours after polls close. Speaking at an interaction with the Council of State on Friday, November 20, 2020, Chairperson of the EC, Jean Mensa said the Commission had introduced some measures which will facilitate the declaration of election …

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five likely to succeed Amidu as Special Prosecutor

The people likely to assume the position of the Special Prosecutor

The Special Prosecutor position has become vacant following the resignation of Martin Amidu on Monday, November 16. This means that the President must, in accordance with the Office of Special Prosecutor Act 2017, Act 959, nominate a new person to be vetted by Parliament for the post. Below is a list of …

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Martin Amidu rejected sitting allowances paid to him since 2018

Special Prosecutor

It has emerged that the former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu rejected all sitting allowances paid to him since he took the office in 2018. The amount totals GHS 12,696. A document sighted by Citi News indicates that the total amount was for sittings between December 2018 and May 2020. On December 21, …

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My deputy and I have not been paid since we were appointed – Martin Amidu alleges

Martin Amidu

Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu has disclosed that no attempts were made by the Government to ensure that he was paid since assuming office two years ago. Deputy Special Prosecutor has also not received any payment yet, Amidu disclosed. These revelations were made in a statement issued by Mr. Amidu announcing …

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Martin Amidu resigns as Special Prosecutor

Amidu

The Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu has resigned from his position. In a letter addressed to President Nana Akufo-Addo, Martin Amidu said his decision is to “enable Your Excellency to take steps to appoint a replacement to that position as required by law.” He suggested that President Akufo-Addo has not been …

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Kufuor, Mahama to sign Rawlings’ book of condolence on Monday – State Protocol

John-Mahama-and-Kufuor-550x375

The State Protocols Department has scheduled former presidents John Mahama and John Agyekum Kufuor to sign the book of condolence opened for the late President Jerry John Rawlings on Monday November 16, 2020. The two former heads of state are expected to sign the book between 10:15am and 10.45am. The …

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