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Final funeral rites for Mahama’s mum performed (photos)

Hundreds of mourners attended the final funeral rites of the mother of President John Dramani Mahama at the forecourt of the State House on Sunday.

 

Hajia Abiba Nnaba, who died in Accra on June 14, aged 85, was described by the President as a woman of strong conviction.

NDC really do not respect the rule of law - Casely Hayford

Anti corruption crusader, Sydney Casely Hayford has said the decision by some prominent members of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) to sign a petition for presidential pardon for the three Montie FM contemnors suggests that the party is lawless.

Is shortage of oxygen at Tamale Hospital cause of untimely deaths?

Some residents of Tamale, Northern regional capital have claimed that their relatives died at the Tamale Teaching Hospital as a result of a shortage of oxygen at the facility.

Alhaji Yahaya Kasuli and Abdul Azizu Umar are peeved at the fact that the public health facility had no supply of the vital health product.

Ghana to offer Liberia technical support in power sector

Ghana has decided to offer technical support to Liberia in the power sector. The decision was the outcome of bilateral talks held between President John Dramani Mahama and the Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, at the Flagstaff House when the Liberian leader paid a one-day official visit to Ghana yesterday.

The journey of the Montie 3 to Nsawam Prisons

Details are emerging of how the three National Democratic Congress (NDC) activists – now known as Montie 3 – convicted for contempt by the Supreme Court, were whisked away to the Nsawam Medium Security Prisons to start their four-month sentences.

Liberia’s Sirleaf in Accra for day's visit

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has received the Liberian President Mrs Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at the Jubilee Lounge of the Kotoka International Airport.

President Sirleaf, who is in Accra for a day's visit, was accompanied by Liberian government officials.

Parliament extends sitting, will rise on August 5

Parliament is to extend its session for another week to enable it conclude critical matters.

The house was scheduled to rise by close of Friday, July 29, but will now do so on August 5.

Student nurses raped because of Dumsor

Whereas many Ghanaians dislike Dumsor, the unreliability of power supply, because of the negative effects it has on their businesses, students of the Esiama Community Nursing Training College in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region dislike it for completely different reason.

Montie 3 sent to Nsawam to begin jail term

The three people jailed for threatening, on Accra-based Montie FM's Pampaso programme, to kill Supreme Court judges over their ruling in the Abu Ramadan-EC case have reportedly been sent to the Nsawam Prison to begin their sentence.