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2017-03-24

[B] Western region men demand highest pay in Ghana – Report
[N] Tighten MPs' security – Irbard Ibrahim
[N] NPP meets over attacks on REGSEC coordinator
[N] Prof. Botchwey cries out to NDC ‘dissidents’ to pipe down
[N] France to relocate Embassy in Accra
[N] 12 per cent Ghanaians jobless - Statistical Service
[N] Stop the blame game – NDC members cautioned
[N] Government to roll-out housing programme for military - Dr Mahamudu Bawumia
[N] Ashanti Regional Security Coordinator attacked
[N] Documentary on Ghana’s political history stirs controversy
[N] Koku Anyidoho, Anita Desoso have agenda to block Mahama’s comeback – Yamin
[N] Appoint DCE from Abetifi – Group
[N] We’ll deal with NPP macho men – Police
[N] Group pushes for repeal of ‘outmoded’ suicide law
[N] Students beat up school bursar over food, ICT payments
[N] Public reaction to John Dumelo's car seizure
[N] John Dumelo caught with state car

2017-03-23

[N] Decriminalize suicide - Clinical Psychologist
[N] Labour Force Survey report out
[N] Naabu wants to ride on Mahama’s popularity with his controversy-Ackon
[N] BECE candidate drowns in abandoned galamsey pit
[N] GJA postpones election indefinitely over disputes
[N] Mahama more experienced than Akufo-Addo – Kofi Adams
[N] Bus branding scandal cost us 2016 election – Twum Boafo
[N] 72 year-old man found dead in a gutter
[N] If I start talking, the NDC will collapse - Allotey Jacobs
[N] Flagstaff House assault: Court issues warrant for arrest of 2

2017-03-22

[N] Africa must use its resources to create prosperity – Nana Addo  
[N] One arrested for attempted human sacrifice in Western region  
[N] Anti-Human trafficking fight: Ghana risks losing $600m – Ambrose Dery
[N] Ambulance service goes 'wild' over 'false' ambulance accident story
[N] Djibril Kanazoe dragged before court for alleged tax evasion
[N] NDC plots to ditch Mahama
[N] Akufo-Addo should appoint more ministers – Nhyiaeso MP defends
[N] We were more divided than the NPP prior to 2016 polls - Boateng Gyan
[N] I am not interested in 2020 Presidency - Dr Omane Boamah
[N] NDC Primaries: I will beat John Mahama hands down – Namoale
[N] Assemblymen request for motorbikes
[N] 41 Police recruits sacked for forgery

2017-03-21

[B] Some OMC’s reduce fuel prices in line with recent tax cuts
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[ 2017-03-20 ]

The family clad in white at the memorial service of the late Jake Obetsebi Lamptey

NPP holds memorial for late Jake Obetsebi Lamptey
It was a solemn ceremony as the family all clad in
white honored their departed husband, father, and
sibling Jake Otanka Obetsebi Lamptey at a memorial
service at the Ridge Church in Accra.

The once vibrant and active National Chairman for
the NPP passed away on March 20 2016 in London
after battling an ailment. For his contributions
which still are esteemed by party members, the
party held a memorial service to mark his one year
anniversary, a year after his demise.

Ghana’s Second Gentleman, Hon. Mahamudu Bawumia,
the first Lady, Theresa Akufo-Addo and other party
stalwarts were present at the event to celebrate
the life of the fallen hero and to commiserate
with the family.

President Akufo-Addo who is currently out of the
country for some presidential duties, in a
recorded speech played at the ceremony
re-emphasized the great role Jake played in the
party, adding that his demise was “the biggest gap
in the party’s victory in the December elections”.
According to him, though deceased, Jake will
forever be missed.

Jake Otanka Obetsebi Lamptey till his demise was
the National Campaign Manager of the ruling
National Patriotic party during the 2000
Presidential elections and he played a huge role
in securing the party’s victory in the elections
at the time. His wish according to his family is
that he lived to witness a second victory by the
NPP in the December 2016 elections.

A get-together ceremony is being held at the
party’s National Headquarters following the
memorial service held this morning.

Source - GhanaWeb.com



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