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Thursday, 28-05-15

BOAFO, OKUDZETO WADE INTO NPP CRISIS

Two pioneer members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have waded into the crisis facing the party, calling fro cool head to prevail.

35 NSS OFFICIALS CHARGED

Thirty-five people, including the top hierarchy of the National Service Scheme (NSS), who were implicated in a massive fraud at the secretariat have been charged with conniving to deprive the state of more than Ȼ107 million.

BIRD FLU SCARE HITS ACCRA

Samples of birds suspected to have bird flu from three locations have tested positive for the ‘H’ category.

AFOKO, AGYEPONG MUST GO! – SAYS NPP MPS

The Minority New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Parliament has joined calls for National Chairman Paul Afoko and General Secretary Kwabena Agyepong to step aside.

BLOWS OVER CEMENT IMPORT

The Ghana Cement Manufacturers Association (GCMA), which comprises GHACEM Limited, Diamond Cement Company Limited and Savannah Diamond Company Limited, has appealed to the Ministry of Finance to urgently commence investigation into what it described as the tax liabilities of certain importers of bagged cement into the country.

10 COPS IN VISA FRAUD

An Accra High Court is expected to commence the trial of 15 persons suspected to have engaged in visa fraud, including 10 police officers. the others are immigration officers.

FRESH CHARGES FOR NSS BOSS

State prosecutors have preferred fresh charges against Alhaji Alhassan Imoro, former Executive Director of the National Service Scheme (NSS), as the trial of 34 other persons implicated in the alleged massive fraud that hit the scheme begins.

MZBEL IN TROUBLE AGAIN

She has got herself in all manner of trouble since hitting the limelight about 10 years ago. Anytime sultry singer, Mzbel coughs, nothing but trouble comes out and it has happened again and this time around, it seems to be getting to the musician.

I’M STILL ‘YOUNG’ TO ACT

At age 86, most people would have resigned themselves to old age and slowed down in their activities, but not seasoned actor, George Williams, who says he is still active and ready to take up roles in movies.