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Senior journalist, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako, says responsibility for the National Democratic Congress (NDC)'s defeat in the 2016 elections must be a collective one.

Social commentator, Sydney Casley-Hayford has expressed disappointment in government’s inability to deal with vigilante groups in the country.

Africa's largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, has finalised preparations to launch flights to three new destinations - Victoria Falls, Oslo and Antananarivo - within three days from March 26 to March 28.

Gender Minister Otiko Djaba has urged school girls to be responsible in their appearances since an inappropriate choice of dress can invite troubles for them.

The Minister of the Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery, has assured the Presidency and Parliament that the security agencies are committed to employing effective measures to protect the security of the President and Members of Parliament (MPs).

The Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper has condemned a recent attack on the newly appointed Ashanti Region Security Coordinator but says the newly created office flouts the constitution.

For the first time in Ghana there would be a collaboration between government, industry key players, and members of the academia.

Societe-General (SG) Ghana has launched a promotion dubbed: 'Unlock Your Dreams Loan 2017 Promotion' to give its customers extra support they need as they work to make their dreams come true.

The Charge' d' Affaires of the European Union in Ghana, Mr. Paolo Salvia has reiterated the commitment of the European Union (EU) to continue its support to Ghana in private sector competitiveness, trade facilitation and fiscal transition.

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The Member of Parliament for North Tongu has called on political leaders to rise up against the activities of vigilante groups affiliated to them.

President Akufo-Addo has commended France for its assistance to Ghana in the area of security.

The Ashanti Regional executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have denied authorising an attack on President Akufo-Addo’s Regional security coordinator appointee, George Adjei.

National Youth Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sidii Abubakar says he has observed with regret, the unsavory comments from some big wigs within the party against former president John Dramani Mahama. According to him, if the attacks on the former president persist, they may lose the elections in 2020.

Recent outbursts by leading members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) may have put Ghana's main opposition party in disarray but it could be a blessing in disguise, political analyst Irbard Ibrahim has stated.

The Director of Anti-Corruption Department of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Mr Charles Ayamdoo, has asked political leadership to go beyond public declaration of their intention to fight corruption and put in place robust mechanisms to deal with the canker.

Governance and policy analyst Kofi B. Kukubor has condemned leading figures within the National Democratic Congress (NDC) who have publicly declared support for certain individuals to be presidential candidates of the party few months after their defeat in the 2016 elections.

Following the current turmoil within the National Democratic Congress(NDC) as to who is responsible for the historical defeat of the party, the former member of parliament for Techiman on the ticket of the NDC Hon. Adjei Mensah has rebuked the former national Chairman of NDC Dr Kwabena Adjei for his outbursts against the party.

The outcome of the investigations into the bribery allegation made against the chairman and some members of the Appointments Committee of Parliament (ACP) will be known next Wednesday when the ad hoc committee that investigated the matter presents its report to Parliament.

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Former Inter Allies winger Evans Mensah continued his fine form for Finish side Helsinki, scoring twice and emerging man of the match a friendly against Estonian side Infonet Tallinn.

Former Hearts of Oak coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi has paid glowing tribute to deceased Herbert Addo.

Asante Kotoko have targeted an incredible feat of winning all 15 home matches this season.

Great Olympics defender Adom Ampofo has lamented on their poor start in the Ghana Premier League, but has backed the side to recover in time.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Friday the election of Ahmad Ahmad as Confederation of African Football chief was “a vote for change” after almost 30 years under Cameroonian Issa Hayatou.

The Referee Review Committee has cleared referee Samuel Sukah of any wrongdoing in the Super Clash encounter between Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko last Sunday, insisting the penalty he awarded to the Accra side was the correct decision.

The death of former Black Stars and Hearts of Oak coach Herbert Addo is a big blow not only to the football family but to the entire sports industry in Ghana.

Asamoah Gyan's treated water bottling company Paradise Pac has signed with deal with Division One League side Dreams FC as a sponsor.

English championship side Birmingham City will not extend the contract of Ghanaian striker Koby Arthur when it expires at the end of the season.

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Kafui Danku has cut her critics down to size after they lambasted her for getting married to a relatively older man. The actress who recently gave birth to an adorable baby girl Lorde Pitcher in an interview with Kwaku Sintim Misa rubbished criticisms from the public that she married an older man, insisting that it was a choice she made and she stands by it.

If you think your ranting and bashing will get original Afia Schwarzenegger to back down on her controversial acts forget it! She is enjoying her husband on and off camera even if observers are worried.

Nigerian actress, singer, philanthropist and former model Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has paid a courtesy call on First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo.

Actress and producer Tracey Boakye has changed the poster for her new movie ‘The Devil Between My Legs’ which premieres at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Kumasi on Easter Monday.

Ghanaian rapper and actor OJ Blaq has revealed that someone had to die at the emergency ward at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital before he was able to get a bed for admission. The rapper was reported to have suffered a double kidney failure in July last year and was admitted at the hospital.

Veteran actress, Grace Omaboe has dispelled rumours that she suffered heart attack on a set of an upcoming movie.

​Elegant Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim has said sometimes what you are afraid of doing is the exact thing that might set you free.

You would have thought that a play titled 'Blackmail' pretty much gives the whole plot away because the title is an over-flogged title for any drama or screenplay. You would have thought. But don't let the title fool you. The play is a ruthless harvesting of every deep emotion of the audience - anger, love and laughter.

The Ghanaian movie industry has benefited from talents across comedy, romance, block buster, concert etc over the years, but when it comes to the memorable villain acts, it cannot be discussed without mentioning some names.

Business

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Africa's largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, has finalised preparations to launch flights to three new destinations - Victoria Falls, Oslo and Antananarivo - within three days from March 26 to March 28.

For the first time in Ghana there would be a collaboration between government, industry key players, and members of the academia.

Societe-General (SG) Ghana has launched a promotion dubbed: 'Unlock Your Dreams Loan 2017 Promotion' to give its customers extra support they need as they work to make their dreams come true.

The Charge' d' Affaires of the European Union in Ghana, Mr. Paolo Salvia has reiterated the commitment of the European Union (EU) to continue its support to Ghana in private sector competitiveness, trade facilitation and fiscal transition.

Despite complaints of low lending to individuals in the country, the General Manager in Charge of Retail Banking at Societe Generale, Kwaku Tweneboa-Kodua has told Citi Business News there is enough liquidity in the system to lend to Ghanaians.

The Minority Spokesperson on Finance has said government's decision to cap statutory payments would have an adverse effect on the country's banking sector.

the University of Credit Union recorded an impressive improvement in the major performance areas with its total assets growing from GH¢12,335,043.02 in 2015 to GH¢15,839,768.72 in 2016.

Members of the shipping community and freight forwarders were on Thursday given orientation on the the Rotterdam Rules which seeks to promote equal opportunities for ship and cargo owners in the maritime sector.

Nana Osei Bonsu, Chief Executive Officer of the Private Enterprise Foundation (PEF) has bemoaned the low penetration of the insurance industry in the country.