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University of Ghana dispels report final year student died in pool

Authorities at the Sports Directorate of the University of Ghana have dispelled reports that a final year student drowned in the University swimming pool. According to them, the deceased, Dennis Akoto, received the needed medical attention when he was found unconscious in the pool. Reports had indicated that the 22-year-old final year Economics and Information Studies student drowned in the ...

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Joshua Alabi for NDC 2020?

The retired Vice-Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Accra, Professor Joshua Alabi, is readying to launch a bid to contest the presidential primary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), 3news.com has gathered. High-placed sources told 3news.com that the former NDC Member of Parliament (MP) for Krowor Constituency has the support of some bigwigs in the opposition party to be ...

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EOCO probes customs over Ibrahim Mahama’s 44 dud cheques

The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) is dragging the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to its offices to assist in investigations into the suspected import duties evasion involving businessman Ibrahim Mahama. The businessman, who is also the brother of former President John Mahama, is at the centre of a headline grabbing import scandal which has trended ...

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VANDASU Set to release its First Song-Compilation

VANDASU Set to release its First Song-Compilation For the first time in the history​ of Ghana, a Tertiary Supporters Group are ready to launch their compilation geared towards supporting the various National teams of Ghana. According to the National organizer of the Vandals and Associates Supporters Union (VANDASU), Mr. Derrick Nyarkoh, he expressed that this concept is a wake up ...

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GRA to confiscate Mahama’s assets over Gh¢10m debt

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has served notice it will confiscate the properties of Ibrahim Mahama – a brother of former President John Mahama – in two weeks if he fails to settle a Gh¢ 10,409, 492.86 million debt. Mr. Mahama has been given a two-week ultimatum to defray the debt or risk having his goods confiscated and auctioned for ...

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NAGRAT to sue gov’t over withholding salaries of 26,000 teachers

Graduate Teachers say they will take action against the government if it goes ahead to withhold the salaries of over 26,000 members yet to register on a biometric platform. President of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Christian Addai-Poku says there was no communication about the deadline for the biometric registration. Thousands of graduate teachers across the country will ...

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GAF begins 2017/2018 recruitment

The Ghana Armed Forces is set to begin recruitment of eligible Ghanaians who wish to join the army for the 2017/2018 calendar year. A statement issued by the GAF Monday said adverts will be placed in the national dailies – Daily Graphic and Ghanaian Times- for details on the recruitment exercise. “The sale of online application Scratch Cards will commence ...

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Brouhaha over MMDCEs appointments “unhealthy” – Kyei Baffour

A local governance expert George Kyei Baffour has described as “unhealthy” and “unfortunate” the unabated agitations over the selection of Metropolitan, Municipal District Chief Executives (MMDCEs). His comment comes in the wake of deepening tensions among some supporters of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) over president Akufo-Addo’s representatives as MMDCEs. Some leading members of the NPP and top government ...

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Ibrahim Mahama’s companies ‘punished’ for defaulting

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) says it has asked two companies owned by Mr. Ibrahim Mahama to clear their indebtedness to the Authority earlier than originally planned. Assistant Commissioner for Communication at the GRA, Robert Mensah, told Joy FM’s Super Morning Show the decision was reached after the two companies consistently defaulted. MBG Ltd, a heavy duty equipment dealer, and ...

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