Gov’t releases GH¢600m to pay road contractors
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The government has paid road contractors about GH¢600 million for work done in various parts of the country. This is despite an earlier comment by the Roads Ministry that the previous National Democratic Congress (NDC) government left an ‘empty’ Road Fund coffers. The Roads Minister, Kwasi Amoako Attah told Citi News that the first payment was made in March and the second payment commenced last Friday. He made the announcement while addressing the press after inspecting some roads in the Greater Accra region. “ the little...

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‘Lecturer’ Baako laments governments pussyfooting fight against corruption
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Veteran journalist Kweku Baako says the fight against corruption under the 4th Republic remains unimpressive because of the weak-willed governments. In a lecture replete with examples, Kweku Baako picked out the failure of government to prosecute public officers found culpable of financial malfeasance by the Auditor-General’s report on public accounts. The Editor-in-chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper expressed his disappointment when he took his turn as the main speaker at the 13th Kronti ne Akwamu lecture organised by the...

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Transfer News: Manchester United Pushes for Double Signing, Chelsea on Verge of £36 Million Deal
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As the Premier League’s biggest clubs prepare to leave for their pre-season tours of various continents, their managers are agitating for new signings. Manchester United is heavily involved in the transfer round-up today after manager JoseMourinho became “frustrated” this week over a lack of signings. Chelsea is edging closer to its first major signing of the summer, while Arsenal completed a medical for a new £45 million striker. Tottenham may finally be about to make a signing while Premier League newbie Huddersfield is...

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Biafra: Young Nigerians renew calls for independence
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The long struggle for pro-independence groups to separate Biafra from Nigeria is gathering pace, 50 years after a brutal civil war over a successionist rebellion. Now, it’s mainly young activists from southeastern Nigeria, also known as Igboland, that are demanding separation. Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from their heartland in Umuahia in southeast...

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Man Kills Prison Pen Pal and Her Boyfriend Less Than a Month After His Release: Cops
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An Ohio man has been accused of viciously butchering a woman he wrote to while behind bars, as well as her boyfriend, a month after his release from prison, police said. Thomas Knuff, 42, was charged with aggravated murder in the stabbing deaths of 65-year-old John Mann and 50-year-old Regina Capobianco, whose badly decomposed bodies were found in Mann’s home, Parma Heights Police Captain Steve Scharschmidt said. Mann and Capobianco, who were in a romantic relationship, picked up Knuff from the...

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Soccer Megastar Lionel Messi’s Massive Contract Deal Will Make You Jealous
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https://www.yahoo.com/news/soccer-megastar-lionel-messis-massive-205418137.html His new contract with Barcelona is a huge amount of...

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