Murder of Mfantseman MP: NDC suspends campaign

Murder of Mfantseman MP: NDC suspends campaign

The National  Democratic Congress (NDC) has suspended its campaign in the Mfantseman constituency to commiserate with the New Patriotic Party (NPP) following the death of the Member of Parliament ( MP) for the area, Mr Ekow Quansah Hayford. The party in a statement issued and signed jointly by the Constituency Chairman, Mr Fred Budu Hagan, and the Constituency’s Communications Officer, Dr Stanley KK Acquah,  expressed its deepest condolences to the family and the NPP. “We write to communicate the decision of the NDC Parliamentary Candidate for Mfantseman- Odziifo James Essoun to suspend his campaign in the Constituency until Monday, in...

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1% E-Levy takes effect today

1% E-Levy takes effect today

The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications says it will commence the implementation of the revised Electronic Transfer levy (E-Levy) rate of...

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“You’re an inspiration to the world” – PFAG’s tribute to Christian Atsu

“You’re an inspiration to the world” – PFAG’s tribute to Christian Atsu

The Professional Footballers’ Association of Ghana (PFAG) has hailed the humanitarian works of the late Christian Atsu in a heartwarming tribute. They also described the former Chelsea player as an “inspiration” to the whole world. he ex-Porto footballer was involved in a number of philanthropic works before his sudden demise in a terrible 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit parts of Turkey and Syria on February 6, 2023. In a tribute, the PFAG bid him farewell with these words: You worked hard and always followed the path of honesty, simplicity and humility. Nothing could be more worthy of emulation. With teardrops...

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Islamist militants kill 18 in north-eastern Nigeria

Islamist militants kill 18 in north-eastern Nigeria

The Nigerian military says 18 people have been left dead after an ambush on a government convoy in the north-east of the country. It said four soldiers, 10 police officers and four civilians were killed in the attack targeting Borno state officials on Friday. The Islamic State (IS) group said it was behind the attack, claiming 30 people had been killed. The military has been battling Islamist militants for more than a decade. The militants planted improvised explosive devices (IEDs) on the road from the town of Monguno to the fishing town of Baga, said Maj Gen John Enenche, the...

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Parliament shocked by murder of Mfantseman MP

Parliament shocked by murder of Mfantseman MP

“Parliament is shocked and extremely saddened by the gruesome murder of the Member of Parliament for Mfantseman, Hon. Ekow Quansah Hayford. The first time Member of Parliament served on the Judiciary Committee and the Defence and Interior Committee. “The Speaker and Members, while mourning the loss of their colleague, have expressed the hope for expedited action to find and bring the perpetrators of this heinous crime to book. “Parliament expresses deep condolences to his wife and children, family and friends, the Mfantseman Constituency and the entire nation,” the statement said. Murder The 49-year-old MP was reportedly shot by unknown assailants...