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Breaking News: President Akufo-Addo dissolves GFA

President Akufo-Addo has dissolved the Ghana Football Association after a private investigative company, Tiger Eye PI documented rampant bribery and corruption in the game. Sports Minister Isaac Asiama has confirmed the dissolution and said all its officers can no longer carry themselves as FA officials. ‘It has been dissolved with immediae effect’, he told Evans Mensah on Top Story. “When we ...

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#Number 12: How Nyantakyi ‘Sold’ Ghana For $11 Million

With an awkward smile, a boastful rhythmic thump on his chest and with the promises of a garrulous man the president of the GFA Kwesi Nyantakyi carelessly ‘sold’ the sovereignty of Ghana for $11 million to a ‘businessman’ in a hope of getting an extra one million dollars for a job well done. But in the end he was caught ...

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Agric Needs More Oil Cash – PIAC

Although government has narrowed spending areas to four, including agriculture, the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) still believes government is spreading oil money too thinly and thereby neutralising its impact on livelihoods. To reverse the trend, PIAC would rather government spent most of the Annual Budget Funding Amount of petroleum revenues on the agriculture sector, due to its broad-based ...

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Meet The 2 GFA Exco Members Who Rejected Bribes In Anas Exposé

A potentially explosive documentary by investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas is alleged to have captured 77 Ghanaian referees and 14 Ghana Football Association (GFA) officials for engaging in acts of corruption. However, like with most corruption documentaries by Anas, a few individuals are celebrated for their honesty as a result of rejecting bribes. They are Executive Committee Members of the ...

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Supreme Court Adjourns Case Challenging Muntie 3 Pardon

The Supreme court has adjourned the case challenging the constitutionality of the Presidential pardon former President John Mahama granted three persons also known as ‘Muntie 3’ who were jailed for contempt of court in 2016. The new date set to hear the matter is on October 23,2018. Power FM’s Daakyehene Ofosu Agyeman reported that the court adjournment was as a ...

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Anas’ Number 12: Last-minute Injunction Will Fail – Lawyer

A private legal practitioner, Bernard Owiredu Donkor says any ‘last-minute’ interlocutory injunction that would stop the premiering of a football related investigative documentary by undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas will not work. He has since cautioned anyone planning to apply for one to stop because the court will not just grant the applicant an injunction on a silver platter. Lawyer ...

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‘Reconsider Creation Of New Regions’ – IMANI To Gov’t

Policy Think Tank, IMANI Africa wants the government to reconsider its plan to create new regions, and districts as it will have a dire impact on the country. Speaking at a stakeholders’ forum, Vice president for the think tank, Kofi Bentil noted that the move would bloat the size of government, which will translate into extra cost to the taxpayer. ...

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GJA Calls For Police Protection For Anas After Many Faces Of Him Pops Up

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) is calling for 24-hour protection for ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas. A statement signed by the GJA president, Roland Affail Monney, said  the Association has picked up information about some life-threatening messages the journalist has received from some unknown people who have even started tracking his office “and other locations ostensibly to harm him.” ...

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‘Gang Rape’ Suspect Jailed 7 years

A circuit court in Kumasi has convicted one of the suspects in connection with the Bantama rape case to seven years imprisonment. According to the court, the suspect, Ernest Asare, 20, was the only adult among the five suspects when the crime was committed.  He was found guilty of defilement and conspiracy to defile. The court presided over by Her ...

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NIA Apologizes Over Failure To Begin Registration Exercise

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has apologized for its failure to begin the nationwide registration of Ghanaians and issuance of the National Identification card, also known as Ghana card on Monday May 28,2018. The Authority, after failure to meet several deadlines to register Ghanaians, could not begin the registration process on Monday as announced. Staff of the Jubilee House, the ...

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