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If plantain thieves get jailed 15 years, why not ‘double salary’ MPs? – Amidu

Source: classfmonline.com      MPs alleged to have received double salaries while serving as Ministers in the Mahama administration will not go scot-free, Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu has said. Some of those MPs include Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu, Second Deputy Speaker Alban Bagbin, who nurses a presidential ambition, as well as Wa Central MP and ex-minister of Public-Private Partnerships, Dr Rashid Pelpuo; Inusah ...

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Ghana: 592 Perish in 3 months

By Elvis DARKO, Accra – As many as 3,343 others sustain injuries in road carnage A TOTAL of 592 commuters perished while 3,343 were injured in road traffic crashes in the first quarter of 2018. The dead are made of 439 males and 153 females. 11.7% increase in deaths The number of people killed represents a 11.7% increase over the ...

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Commonwealth Games visa scandal: 2 NSA staff fingered

Two staff of the National Sports Authority (NSA) have been suspended by the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) from holding themselves as officials of Ghana’s contingent at the ongoing Commonwealth Games after they were implicated in a visa scandal that has caused embarrassment to Ghanaian officials in Australia. The duo, Christine Ashley and Husseini Akuetteh Addy, were the first casualties on ...

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Ghanaian politicians love slogans but lack implementation capacity – UN expert

A UN human rights expert has commended Ghana as a champion of African democracy and a country which has achieved some important development milestones. But says unless growing inequality and continuing high poverty rates are addressed the country will fall far short of meeting the key UN Sustainable Development Goals, including the eradication of extreme poverty by 2030. “Ghana is ...

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Criticism against Moesha ‘unfair’; rent problems real – Sly Mensah

Source: classfmonline.com A flagbearer-aspirant of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sylvester Mensah, has described as “unfair”, the backlash against actress Moesha Boduong for disclosing in an interview that she sleeps with married men to pay her rent. Ms Boduong told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour that: “[In] Ghana, our economy is in such a way that you just need someone ...

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3 Ghanaians allegedly involved in smuggling cocaine, cannabis worth £32m into Britain

Three persons suspected to be Ghanaians have been arrested in Britain for being part of a 13-member drug syndicate that smuggled £32 million (GH¢203,001,958.59) worth of cocaine and cannabis into the country. The three, Felicia Kufour, Mark Agoro, 52 and Wilfred Owusu, 30 were arrested in separate raids across the southern part of England with other members of the gang ...

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A Southwest Airlines Engine blowup in Midair

source:aol.com A Southwest Airlines flight heading from New York’s LaGuardia Airport to Dallas was forced to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport on Tuesday after experiencing engine issues. One passenger, whose name has not yet been released, was transported to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in critical condition and later died, according to investigators. Seven others who sustained minor injuries on board were treated at the scene. ...

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NPP ministers receiving double rent allowances – MP alleges

Member of Parliament for Ada East constituency, Comfort Doyoe Cudjoe-Ghansah, is alleging that some appointees in the current administration are guilty of receiving double rent. She said some of them are reportedly receiving accommodation allowances while occupying state bungalows. Mrs. Doyoe Cudjoe-Ghansah’s comments follow the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)’s decision to investigate some former appointees of the erstwhile Mahama administration ...

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