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December 15, 2017 11:31 AM NPP holds extraordinary national delegates conference on Sunday

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), will this Sunday, December 17, hold an extraordinary national delegates conference to consider various proposed amendments to the party’s Constitution. The event to in Kumasi is a follow up to the Annual National Delegates Conference in August this year, at which various proposals were made for amendments to the party’s 2

December 15, 2017 7:24 AM Minister, AG sued over alleged creation of traditional councils in Anlo state

The Awoamefia of Anlo Traditional Area, Togbui Sri III, has filed a suit against the Attorney General and the Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, over attempts to create two other Traditional Councils in the Anlo State. According to Togbui Sri, the move amounts to an attempt to usurp the authority of the Anlo Traditional Council. In the suit, sighted 3

December 8, 2017 1:55 PM Damba Festival climaxes with dazzling durbar [Photos]

The 2017 Damba Festival climaxed with a durbar of chiefs at the Dapkema Palace in Tamale. The Damba festival is celebrated by the chiefs and peoples of Nalerigu, Tamale and Wa in the Northern and Upper West Regions in the Dagomba lunar month of Damba, corresponding with the third month of the Islamic calendar, Rabia al-Awwal. Damba is also widely celebrated 23

December 6, 2017 1:50 PM Six feared dead in chieftaincy clash in East Gonja

Six people are feared dead with scores injured following gunfire exchanges between Kalampor and Kafaba, two farming communities near Salaga in the East Gonja district of the Northern region at dawn of Wednesday. Residents link the clashes between the two communities to a long-standing chieftaincy dispute over who is the rightful ruler of the Kafaba and Kalampor 28

December 6, 2017 5:59 AM US to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in world first

US President Donald Trump will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, senior administration officials have said. But the officials said Mr Trump would not immediately move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Arab leaders earlier warned against moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, with one saying this would be “a flagrant provocation 27

November 24, 2017 6:00 AM Old Students of Ada SHS to hold homecoming congress on Saturday

The Ada Senior High School in the Greater Accra Region will on Saturday mark its 56th Speech and prize giving day with a series of exciting activities lined up for the celebration. The school’s anniversary will kick off with a Home Coming Congress at the Tettey Puplampu Assembly Hall at 4:oopm on Friday, November 27, 2017. Highlights of the congress 27

November 7, 2017 5:57 AM GSA to publish names of fake electrical cable brands

Deputy Chief Executive of the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), Dr. Poku Adusei, has revealed that the Authority will in due course publish names of electrical cable brands that failed its critical safety requirement test for conductor resistance. A nationwide surveillance conducted by the GSA last Friday revealed that, more than 70 per cent of all imported 32

November 2, 2017 11:20 AM Ayisi-Boateng Apologises But Pressure Mounts On Him To Resign

The embattled Ghana High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr George Ayisi- Boateng, has rendered an unqualified apology to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the people of Ghana for making politically incorrect remarks at a forum in Kumasi last weekend. He said his statements were unfortunate and at variance with the letter and spirit of the Fourth 31

November 2, 2017 9:36 AM Mahama had no hand in COCOBOD guest house – Mogtari

The office of John Mahama has refuted claims that the former president influenced the construction of a guest house in his hometown of Bole, in the Northern Region, using funds belonging to the Ghana Cocoa Board, for his personal comfort. A statement signed by his aide, Joyce Bawa Mogtari, clarified that, the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana Research 27

November 2, 2017 6:05 AM Ghc80m saved from NDC’s Ghc500m fertilizer contract – COCOBOD

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has revealed that the new administration has saved the country some Ghc80 million, following the review of a fertilizer and chemical supplies contract of over GHC500 million, awarded by the John Mahama administration shortly before they left office, after losing the 2016 election 16