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Nana Konadu challenged over change of 31st Dec Movement name
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The founder and leader of the National Democratic Party (NDP), Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings has been challenged on the basis for changing the name of the 31st December Women’s Movement (DWM). Nana Konadu recently announced that the name of the movement had been changed to Development Women’s Movement. In addition, she said the movement has also been changed in its character But, a press statement issued and signed by the Central Regional Organiser of the movement, Aba Edusah on behalf...

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Thursday, 22 June 2017
Rawlings celebrates 70th birthday with family, friends [Photos]
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Former President Jerry John Rawlings marked his 70th birthday today , with members of his family and friends. Dr Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings, the Member of Parliament of the Korle Klottey constituency and Jerry Rawlings’ daughter, earlier on Thursday paid glowing tribute to her father on Facebook. “Dad, I know that some day when the roll is being called, your name, J.J Rawlings will be inscribed in gold. I’m proud to be your daughter,” she said. – By:...

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Thursday, 22 June 2017
Savelugu NPP youth apologise to Akufo-Addo over MCE opposition
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The Savelugu New Patriotic Party (NPP) youth who clashed with the police over the appointment of the Municipal Chief Executive, Hajia Ayishetu Seidu have apologised to the President for their behaviour. The youth last week stormed the premises of Savelugu/Nanton Municipal Assembly to stop the MCE from reporting to work. They have fiercely resisted Hajia Ayishetu Seidu since her nomination by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in May.   Brandishing machetes and clubs, the irate youth were reported to have...

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Thursday, 22 June 2017
Shinzo Abe approval rating falls as Japan scandal grows
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A scandal involving the Japanese prime minister and a veterinary school operated by his close friend is leading to higher disapproval ratings for Shinzo Abe, the latest polls show. The Mainichi Shimbun reported Tuesday 44 percent of Japanese surveyed said they do not support the prime minister, while 36 percent of the respondents said they approve of his performance. Kake Gakuen, a school operator that runs the Okayama University of Science, and owned by Kotaro Kake, a close friend of Abe,...

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Tuesday, 20 June 2017
You change your date of birth; you lose your position- Education Minister
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Minister of Education, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh, has warned heads of institutions who change their dates of birth risk losing their positions, if they are found out. He says though the Ministry has nothing against people who genuinely amend their records, those who do so to prolong their service period will be deemed to be cheating. Dr. Opoku Prempeh gave the warning at a stakeholder consultative meeting in Kumasi with principals of technical institutions and Regional Directors of Education. “I...

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Monday, 19 June 2017
Justice Sophia Akuffo takes office as Chief Justice
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The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the new Chief Justice of the Republic, Justice Sophia Abena Boafoa Akuffo, will be an effective leader of the Judiciary, and will guard jealously its independence. According to President Akufo-Addo, the new Chief Justice “will bring honour to the Judiciary and to our country”, adding that “in her, we have a worthy successor to Chief Justice Wood and the others who have gone before her.” President Akufo-Addo made this known on Monday, June...

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Monday, 19 June 2017