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2017-10-12

[N] PURC boss, Samuel Sarpong, sacked
[N] Don’t stampede gov’t into closing fuel stations – OMCs
[N] £350k Scandal: Otumfuo clean – Sacked Bank Official
[N] 245 suspected drug peddlers, prostitutes arrested in Ashanti
[N] Don’t follow ‘malicious’ social media – Rawlings advises Media General
[N] Gov’t withdraws Zongo Development Fund bill

2017-10-11

[B] Ghana woos investors at IMF/World Bank Meetings
[B] Hybrid power stations to add 850MW to grid
[N] Agric College Students Picket At MoFA Today
[N] We don’t need cabinet meeting to solve gas explosions – Namoale
[N] Cost of home loans drop to 30.6 %
[B] Ghana’s exports rise to $ 8.9 billion
[N] Gov’t investigating report of Ghanaian ISIS fighters – Majority
[N] Tension in Bimbila ahead of late chief burial Thursday
[N] Akufo-Addo's 'one achievement, one launch' is new NPP strategy
[N] God is the reason - 13-year-old KNUST student says
[N] Workers on the Kejetia market project to lay down tools following threats
[N] Parliament tasks 3 committees to investigate gas explosions
[N] Mansco Gas must compensate explosion victims – Mahama Ayariga
[N] Police accused in Delta Force 13 case

2017-10-10

[B] Airlines upbeat about boost in business
[N] Earlier charges against Delta Forces dropped
[N] SUNDA Int. & TWYFORD Ceramics donate to gas explosion victims
[N] Operation to ban public smoking in Tamale to be activated after six arrested in
[N] AUCC founder launches book about his life as public servant and private citizen

2017-10-09

[S] Ghana Rugby team beats Mauritius in impressive Sevens campaign
[N] Thieves steal car at Legon after man fled from Atomic gas explosion
[N] Fuel explosions: NPA to employ 200 extra safety auditors – Agyarko
[N] Petrochemical workers opposed gov’t's new policy on gas explosions – Abu Ramadan
[N] Kwadaso Agric. College Students boycott lectures over unpaid allowances
[N] Court grants withdrawal of application against lawyer for EC boss
[N] Nana Addo to personally pay for presidential correspondent’s funeral
[N] NDC financiers, others frustrated our fight against 'illegal' fuel stations - Ay
[N] New Ya-Naa Will Be My 1st Year’s Crowning Achievement – Akufo-Addo

2017-10-08

[N] Kwadaso MP visits flood prone areas after heavy down pour
[I] Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Touts Legacy As She Prepares To Step Down  
[N] Wassa Akropong Shooting; 4 Arrested
[N] Brother Of 13-Year-Old KNUST Student To Break Sister’s Record
[N] Encroachment of Owabi Forest cause of flooding at Atafoa- Assemblyman
[N] Kwadaso: building kills 2, 1 in critical condition
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General News

[ 2017-02-16 ]

I pulled out due to insults – E.T Mensah
A former lawmaker of Ningo-Prampram, E.T Mensah,
has disclosed he pulled out of the Council of
State race in the Greater Accra region because of
the insults hurled at him.

The former Minister of Sports announced his
withdrawal a few hours before polls opened
nationwide, citing “personal reasons.”

However, in an interview with Accra-based Citi FM,
Mr. Mensah revealed his grandchildren could no
longer stomach the invectives coming at him
through social media, and had to prevail on him to
withdraw.

“When I read that thing [threats and insults from
the Ga-Dangbe Youth] I was appalled and because of
it my grandchildren sent me a plea to review [my
decision],” the former Mayor of Accra remarked.

The leading member of the opposition National
Democratic Congress, however, denied reports in a
section of the media that he is bitter, having
lost an internal poll prior to the 2016
parliamentary elections.

“Don’t mind the rumours going round,” Mr. Mensah
opined. According to him, he had the backing and
endorsement of the party, specifically the “NDC
Greater Accra Regional Council of Elders” during a
meeting before going public with his intention.

Meanwhile, the Chief Executive Officer of the
Ideal Financial Holdings Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani has
won the Greater Accra region Council of State
election.

Dr. Dzani who was voted the Banking & Finance
Entrepreneur for the year 2015 at the sixth Ghana
Entrepreneur Awards polled 20 votes followed by
Nene Kanor Attiapah with 12 votes.

The other candidates failed to attract a single
vote.

Source - Starrfmonline.com



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