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Campaign funds: EOCO demands answers from Nduom, Ayariga

The Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) has given the flagbearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom and Hassan Ayariga of the All People’s Congress (APC), up to Wednesday, October 26, to explain how they funded aspects of their political campaigns. According to the Daily Graphic, EOCO in its letter to Hassan Ayariga said it is...

Obama calls Trump’s election rhetoric ‘dangerous’

President Barack Obama has said Republican Donald Trump's insistence that he might not accept the election result is "dangerous". Speaking at a campaign rally in Miami for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, the president said Mr Trump's comments undermined American democracy. Mr Trump refused in a televised debate to say he would accept the outcome of the election on 8 November. He later...

A former presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party Dr. Arthur Kennedy has urged Nana Akufo-Addo to pick up the debate challenge by President John Mahama because it will inure to his advantage. Handlers of the NPP flagbearer have said their candidate will not debate the President because he turned down an earlier opportunity for a debate between the two. They...

Gov’t to blow GHC1.8bn on loan interests

The Government of Ghana will spend GHC1.8 billion on loan interests alone in the first-quarter of 2017, MP for the New Juaben South constituency, Dr Mark Assibey Yeboah has said. Parliament on Thursday, 20 October approved a request of GHC10.9 billion from government for the first-quarter of next year to help finance critical government expenditure after this year’s elections. The approval...

Consumers to protest ban on cement importation

The Consumer Protection Agency (CPA), says it will not hesitate to boycott the products of any company that seeks to stop government from issuing permits for the importation of cement into the country. According to the agency, the permission to allow the importation of at least 25,000 tonnes of cement, will help stabilize the supply of the product on the market. The...

PHOTOS: Mahama commissions new STC buses

STC has been provided with new buses to help boost the operations of the transport company. President John Mahama on Friday afternoon handed over the buses to the management of the company.

Parliament okays GH¢10.9bn for critical gov’t expenditure next year

Parliament has approved the Finance Minister’s request for GH¢10.9 billion to finance critical government expenditure in the first quarter of 2017. Seth Terkper wants to use the money to finance interests on loans, grants to some government agencies as well as salaries and compensation for public sector workers. The request  is part of efforts by the Ministry to ensure smooth running of...

Chelsea’s John Terry to miss crucial Man Utd clash

Chelsea have been dealt a blow ahead of their clash with Manchester United after John Terry suffered a setback in his recovery from an ankle injury. The Blue captain, who only returned to full fitness ahead of last Saturday's 3-0 win over Leicester City, has picked up another knock to the ankle he sprained back in September, according to the...

Chelsea sacked me – Mourinho

Jose Mourinho bears no grudges to anyone at Chelsea despite confirming he was sacked in December 2015 and did not leave by mutual consent. Mourinho was shown the door seven months after leading the west London club to the title, after Chelsea opened their defence at the start of the 2015-16 season with nine defeats in their first 16 games. At...

Bashir Hayford eyes Black Stars job

The Miners boss is currently under contract but says he will love to coach the Black Stars in the future when the chance avails itself Ashanti Gold coach Bashiru Hayford says he will apply to manage Ghana team when the position becomes vacant, as Avram Grant’s contract is only four months away from expiration. Hayford, 52, guided the Miners to win...
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