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The lie about voter fraud is the real fraud

BY JESSE JACKSON After President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey because of, as Trump admitted, the “Russian thing,” he struck a new blow to American democracy: He created a commission on “election integrity,” stemming from his fantastical claims of voter fraud in the 2016 election. In reality, fraudulent voting is virtually nonexistent. The claims of widespread voter fraud ...

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Irate youth burn $1.5m worth of galamsey equipment

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Finance Ministry To Reduce Tax Exemptions

Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta says his Ministry will cut down on tax exemptions, which are being abused by some investors to the detriment of the nation. Mr. Ofori -Atta condemned such malpractices, saying he had noted that the amount of exemptions had moved from GHC800 million to about GHC2 billion at present; a billion of which was being lost ...

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Medical Director of Ridge Hospital in Accra fired

Medical Director of the Ridge Hospital, Dr Thomas Anaba has been relieved of his post. Dr Anaba was given a four-year contract last year but a letter from the Minister of Health has relieved him with immediate effect. He has been directed to hand over to a new person. Dr. Anaba is however challenging the decision, asking for more explanation. ...

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More structures pulled down at Kwame Nkrumah Circle

The city authorities of Accra continue with the demolition exercise in the vicinity of the Kwame Nkrumah interchange. May 15 morning the task force pulled down more shanty structures and cleared vendors from pavements.

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The role of the Mother

Parents are often at the front line in the upbringing of their children. However, the presence of a mother is important in the life of every human. On the occasion of Mothers’ Day, the First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo and a Former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings doffed their hats to all mothers for their tireless efforts in catering ...

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Boakye Agyarko: Energy Minister says his major priority is to ensure constant Electricity supply

The Minister of Energy, Boakye Agyarko says the creation of an energy economy with reliable supply of high quality service for local use and export is high on government agenda. Speaking at the ongoing National Policy Forum in Accra, Mr Agyarko said one of his major priorities as Energy Minister is to ensure constant electricity supply as well as the ...

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Ghana gradually losing Tuna hub status – GTA

The Ghana Tuna Association (GTA), has called for favourable policies from government to ensure that Ghana maintained her status as the Tuna hub of West Africa. President of the Association, John Farmer, in an interview, said Ghana was gradually losing its position as the Tuna hub of West Africa to the Ivory Coast. Mr Farmer noted that some policies and ...

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