GHANAIAN MEN ARE AFRAID TO PROPOSE TO US – MILITARY WOMEN CRY OUT

GHANAIAN MEN ARE AFRAID TO PROPOSE TO US – MILITARY WOMEN CRY OUT. A group of military women have blamed their singleness on the timidity of some Ghanaian men, saying they (men) lack the courage to propose to them.According to them, their statuses as military women mostly strikes fear into men, and that is the reason why they find it difficult to marry. This, they believe, is the main reason for their singleness, adding that in terms beauty, they can match any civilian lady in the country. “When we took the hard decision to defend and serve mother Ghana we never anticipated that it was going to cost us an

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UK SUSPENDS AID FOR MYANMAR MILITARY

UK SUSPENDS AID FOR MYANMAR MILITARY. Violence in the Rakhine state has seen more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims flee to neighbouring Bangladesh. The Ministry of Defence said it had suspended £300,000 of funding until the current situation was resolved. The UN’s human rights chief has said the violence “seems [like] a textbook example of ethnic cleansing”. The £300,000-a-year was used to fund educational courses for the country’s military. But an MoD spokesperson said: “In the light of the ongoing violence… and our deep concern about the human rights abuses that are taking place, we have decided to suspend the educational courses provided to the Burmese military until there is an

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PAPERLESS PORT RECORDS GHc 69m IN A SINGLE DAY – IMANI BOS EXTOLS GOV’T

PAPERLESS PORT RECORDS GHc 69m IN A SINGLE DAY – IMANI BOS EXTOLS GOV’T. The President of IMANI Africa, Franklin Cudjoe has claimed that an initial assessment of the implementation of the paperless system at the country’s ports has shown a “record” revenue collection improvement in just a single day. According to him, revenue at the port increased to GHc69 million in just a day – a figure he said is impressive after the implementation of the system. The policy Think-tank boss who could not hide his joy took to his Facebook page to share that indeed “Ghana’s Paperless System is working”. He however heaped praise on President Nana Addo

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THESE PHOTOS OF NANA ADDO WITH THE FIRST GHANA ID CARD WILL MAKE YOU BELIEVE IN GHANA AGAIN

THESE PHOTOS OF NANA ADDO WITH THE FIRST GHANA ID CARD WILL MAKE YOU BELIEVE IN GHANA AGAIN. Some few days ago, the Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia in a press conference mentioned that, the National Identification System will take effect in November but in the interim, it will be launched in September and the president will be the first person to have his ID to signify the way forward on 15th September 2017, which is today. True to his words, President Nana Addo had his ID card and he took to his Facebook page to express his profound gratitude to the team behind the rollout.                

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NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION AUTHORITY UNVEILS NEW ID CARD, READIES FOR MASSIVE REGISTRATION

NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION AUTHORITY UNVEILS NEW ID CARD, READIES FOR MASSIVE REGISTRATION. The National Identification Authority has outdoored a new national identification card, with the promise to launch its massive registration exercise in the coming days. At a news briefing in Accra Wednesday, NIA Executive Director, Professor Ken Agyemang Attefuah said the Authority is prepared to embark the exercise projected to formalise Ghana’s economy. “The National Identification Authority is ready to provide Ghanaians with a modern robust national identification system and a smart ID card that will meet the modern aspirations of the people of Ghana and carry us into the future,” he said. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected

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VIDEO: GOV’T TO INTRODUCE DIGITAL ID CARDS & ADDRESS SYSTEMS – DR. BAWUMIA

VIDEO: GOV’T TO INTRODUCE DIGITAL ID CARDS & ADDRESS SYSTEMS – DR. BAWUMIA. Ghana will soon go digital on a large scale, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has indicated. H.E Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia disclosed that the government will in a weeks’ time introduce a digital National ID card and digital address system to resolve challenges with productivity of the economy. He was speaking at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva, Switzerland. According to him, Ghana is “embarking majorly because today is a knowledge economy and it’s an ICT dominated economy. And for developing countries, you cannot really see this enhancement of productivity if you ignore

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HOT AUDIO: CHINESE ILLEGAL MINERS ARRESTED IN E/R; CASH, GUNS SEIZED

HOT AUDIO: CHINESE ILLEGAL MINERS ARRESTED IN E/R; CASH, GUNS SEIZED. Nine Chinese and two Ghanaians have been arrested by a combined team of Forestry Commission staff and Operation Vanguard taskforce in the Kweikaru Forest Reserve in the New Abirim district of the Eastern Region. The combined team seized an amount of GH¢ 66,000; 2,567 Japanese Yen, €100, $ 340, one pistol, a pump action gun, one automatic rifle, and ammunition. The Chinese arrested are, Johnson Zhang, 29; Wang Zheng hou, 55; Wang Zhi Dong, 47; Tony Yin, 47; Cheng Sheng Xhi, 61; Zao Wen Lu, 43; Liu Zhang Hai, 49; Wang Zhi Gong, 47 and, Shi Zhi Hai, 49.

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OPERATION VANGUARD CHARGES A-G TO FAST-TRACK PROSECUTION OF 294 SUSPECTS

OPERATION VANGUARD CHARGES A-G TO FAST-TRACK PROSECUTION OF 294 SUSPECTS. The leader of the National taskforce against illegal mining Col. William Agyepong has charged the Attorney General to fast track prosecution of suspects arrested at illegal mining sites. So far, 294 suspected illegal miners have been arrested in the Western, Eastern, and Ashanti regions where a contingent of 400 soldiers and police officers have been stationed to stop the menace. Code named Operation Vanguard, the taskforce since their deployment August 1 have been combing mining zones. Some 35 days into their deployment, a government delegation led by Defence minister Dominic Nitiwul has visited the troops to learn firsthand progress in

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NURSE ARRESTED FOR REFUSING TO FOLLOW OFFICERS ORDERS

NURSE ARRESTED FOR REFUSING TO FOLLOW OFFICERS ORDERS. ‘I’ve done nothing wrong’: Utah nurse’s arrest prompts police apology. (CNN)Salt Lake City police apologized Friday for arresting a nurse who, citing hospital policy, refused to let officers draw blood from an unconscious crash victim. The arrest of Alex Wubbels, who was later released without charge, was captured on body camera video that the police chief said was alarming. The incident happened July 26, when a crash victim was admitted to the University of Utah Hospital burn unit in a coma. Though the man was not a suspect in the wreck, which killed the other driver, police asked for his blood to

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NAIROBI SEES 22% BOOST IN DOMESTIC AIR TRAVEL CAPACITY

NAIROBI SEES 22% BOOST IN DOMESTIC AIR TRAVEL CAPACITY. Nairobi is the only city in Africa whose airports are recording higher growth for domestic capacity than that of international capacity, with a 22% boost. This is according to a new report by ForwardKeys, which compares Nairobi’s trend to most of the other top 10 African Airports ranked by total scheduled capacity for August to December 2017, which are seeing more growth in international than in domestic capacity. The report, whose special focus is on the East African Community (EAC), further indicates that Nairobi’s airports have a total scheduled capacity (August to December 2017) of 18% in domestic seats, 31% in

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OPEN AND SECRET EXTORTIONS BY OUR LAW ENFORCERS; WHEN WOULD IT END

OPEN AND SECRET EXTORTIONS BY OUR LAW ENFORCERS; WHEN WOULD IT END. The Ghana Police Service is an important arm of the Ministry of the Interior with responsibility to ensure peace within the country. Being peace officers’ members of the Police service have over the years lived up to expectation by embarking on night patrol duties while citizens are asleep. During the day they are seen roaming in vantage points of our cities, towns and villages to maintain law and order. The police stations dotted across Ghana are always full of people who are there to lodge complaints and to get the police to push their cases to courts for

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