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Corruption allegations against Jinapor, Asenso Boakye baseless – CID

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has cleared the two Deputy Chiefs of Staff, Samuel Abu Jinapor and Francis Asenso Boakye of all corruption allegations made against them by Kwame Asare Obeng popularly known as ‘A Plus.’ According to the CID, the allegations were baseless, unsubstantiated and lacked credibility, a statement signed and issued by the Director General of the Police CID, Mr Bright Oduro said on Monday. The CID following a directive from the President launched  investigations into the allegation of corruption and thievery against the two government…

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Akufo-Addo replies Ablakwa from USA; SHS has come to stay (audio)

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured that the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy had come to stay. “The Free SHS policy has come to stay and will be sustained”, he said. The President said this when he addressed a group of Ghanaians in New York during a dinner held for him and the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo by the Ghana Mission in New York.. The President together with the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo are in New York to participate in the 72nd United Nations General…

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Thursday declared Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day

The Ministry of Interior has declared Thursday, September 21, 2017 as a public holiday. The holiday, Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day, commemorates the birthday of Ghana’s first President Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah. The change of name from Founder’s Day to Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day, according to a statement released by the presidency last Sunday is due to the controversy surrounding the celebration of the day. Read also: Akufo-Addo proposes Aug 4 as Founders Day; Sept 21 as Nkrumah Memorial Day The statement said the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo has thus proposed…

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Ministry of Health posts 130 doctors to KATH to address shortage

Government has given financial clearance for 130 doctors to be posted to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) beginning October. The number will replace some 150 doctors who left the facility after completing their housemanship, the Minister of Health, Kweku Agyemang-Manu, has said. This follows a decision by the hospital to suspend new emergency admissions due to the shortage of doctors. But speaking on Accra-based radio station, Class FM on Friday, Mr Agyeman-Manu explained the cause of the shortage of doctors and assured that 130 new doctors will be posted…

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Magistrate loses patience over JB ‘killers’ delay

The magistrate presiding over the case involving the two men accused of the murder of a former Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North, Mr J. B. Danquah-Adu, has expressed her dissatisfaction at the delay of the case. The accused – Daniel Asiedu aka Sexy Don Don and Vincent Bosso aka Junior Agogo – have been provisionally charged with murder and abetment of murder respectively. At Thursday’s hearing at the Accra Central District Court, Ms Arit Nsemoh expressed her unhappiness when the prosecutor informed the court that he was still…

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