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Accept criticisms in good faith
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Accept criticisms in good faith


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The Member of Parliament for South Dayi in the Volta Region, Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor has urged the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Jean Mensa to accept criticisms in good faith.
"We use this platform to call on all political parties and stakeholders who have genuine concerns with the processes outlined to raise them in the full glare of the public. Once we as a Commission are informed about the weaknesses and gaps in the processes outlined, we will take immediate steps to address these gaps to close and seal the gaps and report same to the public in an open, transparent and accountable manner but until then we entreat the naysayers to cease their onslaught of trying to discredit a commission that has been open and transparent and accountable to the people that it serves, the good people of this country."
"She should be able to accept the criticisms in good faith. We have pumped monies for the exercise of the Commission so if there are issues with the process we have to raise concerns. She on her part has to accept the issues, so we make progress. You don't come back and call us naysayers. It is unacceptable for her to speak to us like that. She should just sit-up and do her work."


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Ghana must have a style of play


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According to him, it's long overdue for the various national teams to get a brand of football believing that it will help in the transition of players from the youth level right to the senior national team.
"It's long overdue for us to have a style of play for the national teams. It is very good if we can do that. We have the U-15, so we can start right from there, and by the time they will get to the senior national team they will understand the philosophy or the kind of game we want our national teams to play."
"If we are able to that I think it will help the nation in terms of the understanding of a similar game right from the U-15 to the main team," he said.


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Depositors of collapsed Savings and Loans
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Depositors of collapsed Savings and Loans


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The coalition of savings and loans customers is challenging government's assertions that some 98% of all depositors of microfinance, savings and loans and financial houses whose licenses were revoked, have been paid their claims.
The aggrieved customers contend government has only validated five-hundred-and-three-thousand out of the 3.3 million depositors for payment.
"Addressing a news conference in Kumasi, secretary of the Coalition of Affected Savings and Loans Customers Ezekiel Annor Agakpo contended,"When it comes to scoring political points, they tout themselves to bailing out 4.6 million depositors.


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Bro Forget Everyone!- Cyril's YOLO Co-actor Drogba Jumps To His Defense
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Bro Forget Everyone!- Cyril's YOLO Co-actor Drogba Jumps To His Defense


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Aaron Adatsi who played Cyril in the hit teen show YOLO has been in the news all week.
Fans could not forget how he preached about abstinence on the series and all of a sudden, he has already eaten the cookie and impregnated someone on top of it.
Well, his co-actor who played Drogba has come to his defense.


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Kotoko and Hearts to pay ¢20k per match for using Accra Stadium
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Kotoko and Hearts to pay ¢20k per match for using Accra Stadium


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Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak will pay GH¢ 20,000 to the government for the usage of the Accra Sports Stadium per match, according to the National Sports Authority.
A statement from the NSA categorising matches from A to C said, matches between Hearts and Kotoko is under category A, and matches involving these two clubs against any other opposition are grouped under category B and the home team will be made to pay GH¢20,000.


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I am happy to have joined the Black Stars- Alexander Djiku


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He featured against Mali and Qatar during the break where Ghana lost 3-0 to Mali and won 5-1 against Qatar.
In his interview with the French media, he said he was happy to meet the Ayew brothers and Arsenal midfielder, Thomas Partey.
"I'm very happy to have joined this group but now it's up to me to work every day to come back and integrate the selection for good."


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Pro-NPP Zongo group joins NDC over 'unfulfilled' promises
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Pro-NPP Zongo group joins NDC over 'unfulfilled' promises


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This time around, a pro-NPP Zongo youth group in the Wa municipality has announced a mass defection to the NDC. The group, with a membership of over 300 cited neglect, deception and unfulfilled promises by the Akufo-Addo administration as reasons for the defection.
The defectors proceeded to pay tribute to the Upper West Regional NDC Chairman, Abdul Nasser, who they said had catered for them amid the NPP's purported neglect.
The most recent defection in the region saw a three-time Sissala West District Chief Executive who served under the NDC defecting to the NPP. The region also witnessed the bizarre incident where only a group of minors showed up to an NDC swearing-in when the part was expected over 100 defectors from the NPP. Some were as young as 11-years-old while the oldest was 17.


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Jirapa: Education Officer laments rising cases of teenage pregnancy
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Jirapa: Education Officer laments rising cases of teenage pregnancy


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At least 27 schoolgirls are reported to be pregnant in the Jirapa municipality, 21 of which are Junior High School students and the remaining being in Senior High Schools.
The Jirapa Municipal Girls Education Officer, Sophia A.K Jakpa, who made these concerns to Citi News said the girls conceived during the closure of schools from March 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Its research in July 2020 found that 20 percent of the schools sampled recorded cases of girls not returning to school because 85 percent of the girls were pregnant and 15 percent had married early.


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Residents of Nyohani South get relief as Sanitation Ministry begins national refuse evacuation exercise
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Residents of Nyohani South get relief as Sanitation Ministry begins national refuse evacuation exercise


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Residents of Nyohani are expressing joy at the decision of the Sanitation and Water Resources Ministry to clear a heap of refuse which has been tormenting them for months now.
The exercise which is part of the Emergency national refuse evacuation exercise being undertaken by the ministry is to rid the country of aged dumping sites.
Assembly man for the area Yakubu Hamza who spoke to the media at the Gukpelana Toilet where the ministry cleared a heap of refuse said the exercise is coming at the right time.


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Bruno Fernandes' reaction after finding out he will captain Man Utd will make your day [VIDEO] – Citi Sports Online
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Bruno Fernandes' reaction after finding out he will captain Man Utd will make your day [VIDEO] – Citi Sports Online


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Ahead of Manchester United's trip to France to face last year's UCL finalists, Paris Saint Germain, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer announced that Bruno Fernandes will captain the team.
Bruno Fernandes' reaction to being named captain against PSG is the best thing you'll see today pic.
"The captain sits next to me. Bruno will captain the team tomorrow," Solskjaer said.


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NDC has better proposal for Technical Education
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NDC has better proposal for Technical Education


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According to Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang, the conversion of Polytechnics into Technical Universities under her watch as then Education Minister was part of a larger industrialization plan for Ghana.
Speaking on Abusua Nkomo on Kumasi based Abusua fm, Prof. Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang pointed out that the NDC government undertook the most rigorous research and audit of the technical education infrastructure before rolling out the Technical University Program.
She indicated that the NDC will continue its technical education program which saw an upgrade of some 13 second cycle technical schools; build the capacities of technical education teachers, equip technical labs and provide all the resources that the technical schools will need to realize their full functionalities.


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We want to be among the elite clubs next season


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In an interview with S.K Ntim of Bryt FM, Yakubu reiterated his side's readiness for the forthcoming season and has set sights on finishing in the top four.
"I want to help my team to win more matches and at the end of the season, Dreams FC will be the best team in the league."
"I'm hoping to help the team place a comfortable position at the end of the season and subsequently be in the elite clubs," he said.


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NDC will construct sand-based astroturf pitches to reduce player injuries


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There have been concerns from players that the pitches constructed are very dangerous to play on, considering the career-threatening injuries it could potentially inflict on players due to the stone-foundation of the pitch.
The former Sports Minister has promised that the NDC government will do a better job by constructing a sandy football surface to limit player injuries.
"We will not do the sort of astroturf pitches they have done, we will do a sand-based surface that will reduce injuries to players playing on the turf," Nii Lante said in an interview to outdoor a multipurpose sports court he constructed for the Odododiodio constituency.


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Opinion: Can Ghana afford it ?
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Opinion: Can Ghana afford it ?


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MMT's fundamental argument is; a sovereign government that issues its own currency and debt in its own currency, and does not practice a fixed exchange rate system, can spend as much as its economy needs and never go broke, run out of money, or default on its obligations.
An appreciation of the policy space and options MMT can afford a nation will leave you with no surprises as to why Scandinavia Europe, one of the most developed and socially equitable regions in the world, had Sweden, Denmark, and Finland as part of the EU maintain the sovereignty of their currencies.
Increasing our debt obligations in foreign currency whiles spending locally can threaten higher than normal levels of currency depreciation.


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How Fatau Dauda influenced Richard Ofori's move to Orlando Pirates


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Ofori's move to the Buccaneers was confirmed by the club on Tuesday via their various official outlets.
The 26-year-old has signed a 3 year deal with the Sowetan-giants and joins from Maritzburg United.
The signing brings to end months of speculation about his future and in his first interview with Orlando Pirates' TV channel, the Ghanaian has revealed how a former Pirates player, Fatau Dauda influenced the decision.


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I love Sarkodie, M.anifest's rap songs
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I love Sarkodie, M.anifest's rap songs


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Professing his love for rap music, MOG Music said that the two rappers stand out and carry meaningful messages through music.
3FM's drive time show, Prince Benjamin on 15 October 2020, the 2020 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Male Vocalist of the Year said: "I like rap music. My all-time favourite rapper is Sarkodie because I grew up in the same neighbourhood with him. He is my childhood friend I have that love and respect for him".
Known in real life as Nana Yaw Boakye, MOG Music further indicated that he finds it difficult to understand and enjoy rap songs from other rappers because they are "Just putting words together."


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I hope Thomas Partey will have a good time in the Premier League
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I hope Thomas Partey will have a good time in the Premier League


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According to the Argentine tactician, he has no grudge against the Black Stars midfielder for leaving; he only hopes that his stay in the English Premier League becomes successful.
"He is a boy who has grown up with us, who has made this decision and I hope it goes well," he added.
Partey made his Arsenal debut over the weekend in their 1:0 defeat to Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.


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Joint team tasked to probe alleged financial malfeasance at Ghana's Embassy in Belgium
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Joint team tasked to probe alleged financial malfeasance at Ghana's Embassy in Belgium


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A joint ministerial and parliamentary team is set to be dispatched to Ghana's mission in Belgium to probe allegations of financial malfeasance.
Ghana's Embassy in Belgium was ordered to close down its four accounts with its bankers, the ING Bank by November 12, 2020, following alleged financial malfeasance at the Embassy.
The order requires the Embassy to close all four accounts and open new ones in a different bank where all funds will be moved into.


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Wayoosi Has Eyes For Good Stuff!-Check Out Lovely PHOTOS Of His Woman
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Wayoosi Has Eyes For Good Stuff!-Check Out Lovely PHOTOS Of His Woman


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Kumawood comic actor Wayoosi obviously has eyes for good things if and only if we are to make anything of what we are seeing on the internet.
Wayoosi is preaching peace in the upcoming elections and he has shared a picture of what we believe to be his girlfriend.
Wayoosi recently survived kidney diseases and he has sworn never to campaign for any political party.


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Kalybos And Jessica Williams Kisses Affectionately To Seal Romatic Relationship
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Kalybos And Jessica Williams Kisses Affectionately To Seal Romatic Relationship


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Jessica made a post on social media some days ago suggesting that she was the mistress in the life of Kalybos but the actor did not confirm her post.
Kalybos later posted photos with movie lover, Ahorfe Patri to sway followers from his relationship with Jessica but this video has done the opposite.
Jessica once again shared a video of kalybos kissing her cheeks and she returning the gesture with smile on her face.


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