Trump ‘cites Russia probe’ after ending ex-CIA head’s security access

US President Donald Trump says his frustrations with the investigation into alleged Russian election meddling forced him to revoke the security clearance of ex-CIA chief John Brennan. "It is a sham," he told the Wall Street Journal. Revoking Mr Brennan’s clearance "had to be done". The White House had earlier said Mr Brennan’s access was […]

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Trump’s ‘dirty war’ on media draws editorials in 300 US outlets

More than 300 news outlets are launching a campaign on Thursday to counter President Donald Trump’s attacks and promote a free press. The Boston Globe made the call last week for a nationwide denouncement of the president’s "dirty war" against the media, using the hashtag #EnemyOfNone. Mr Trump has derided media reports as "fake news" […]

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GII Boss to chair Office of the Special Prosecutor Board

Executive Director of the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), Linda Ofori Kwafo, has been made the Chairperson of the Office of the Special Prosecutor Board. This was after a meeting of the board on Wednesday. She will serve for three years. Mrs. Ofori Kwafo explained that her current position is contingent on her role in civil […]

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Converting KNUST Single Halls: Lecturers attack each other verbally

A lecturer with the Kumasi Technical University and alumnus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Mr. Collins Kankam-Kwarteng has attacked Prof. Charles Marfo for describing Katanga and Conti Halls of KNUST as harbouring primitive traditions "Prof. Charles Marfo has weak understanding of traditions and how it contributes to the development of […]

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Double Track System: Over 10,000 private school teachers to lose employment – CHOPSS

The Conference of Heads of Private Secondary Schools (CHOPSS) has hinted that their exclusion from the implementation of the Free SHS policy and Double Track System will result in massive job loses in the educational sector. CHOPSS believes the current situation if not reconsidered could render about 10, 000 teachers and educational workers unemployed and […]

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FDA Court in the offing to adjudicate safety matters

Ghana’s Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has said there are plans to establish a specialized court to preside over matters concerning food safety and drug abuse. The food and drugs regulator is seeking to crack the whip on violators of the country’s public health laws and check the rise in the sale of unapproved products […]

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Ghanaian facing deportation from US for sexually abusing stepdaughter

A North Carolina man who sexually abused his stepdaughter two decades ago has been stripped of his US citizenship and will now be deported to his native Ghana. Prempeh Ernest Agyemang, 58, had his citizenship revoked on August 8 for lying during his naturalization interview 17 years ago when asked if he had committed a […]

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Asogli Traditional Council declares Freddie Blay unwanted in VR

The Asogli Traditional Council, made up of 33 traditional areas in the Volta Region on Wednesday declared Mr Freddie Blay, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) National Chairman unwelcomed in the region, especially in the Traditional Council. This follows Mr Blay’s failure to apologise after he reportedly slighted Togbe Afede XIV, President of the Asogli Traditional […]

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NSS Board, management happy with smooth registration

The Executive Director of the National Service Scheme (NSS), Mustapha Ussif together with the Governing Board on Wednesday, 8 August 2018 paid a working visit to the National Service Regional Secretariat in the Ashanti Region to monitor activities ongoing at the various registration centres and get firsthand information on the challenges. The delegation was received […]

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Dery justifies GHC26,000 expenditure for private security

The Interior Ministry has justified spending GHS26,100 on private security. According to the 2016 Auditor General’s report, the Ministry paid the amount to Magnum Force Security Company Limited for providing internal security to the Ministry which could have been easily done by the Ghana Police Service at no cost. The report also revealed that the […]

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