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Author Archives: Godwin Akweiteh Allotey

Akua Donkor arrested for ‘defrauding’ trader

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Police in the Ashanti Region have arrested leader of the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), Akua Donkor for allegedly defrauding a trader to the tune of GHc10,500. The complainant, Ama Yeboah indicated that she bought a parcel of land from Madam Donkor in 2009 and has since been pressured from her (Akua Donkor’s) relatives to stay away from the said land. ...

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We’re not to blame for imported ‘rotten’ chicken saga – FDA

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The Foods and Drugs Board (FDA) has said it cannot be held responsible for a consignment of rotten chicken allegedly discovered on the Ghanaian market. The Herald newspaper reported on Monday that thousands of Ghanaians may be in danger as credible information they have from the Tema Ports suggests that, some unwholesome frozen food products, have found their way into ...

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Gov’t has neglected cocoa farmers – Minority

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The Nana Akufo-Addo government has been accused of neglecting cocoa farmers in Ghana. This, they say, is evident in the cancellation of some road projects, challenges with cocoa mass spraying and replacement of free fertilizers with subsidized ones. “Our dear farmers, it is sad to note that no provision was made for cocoa roads in the COCOBOD budget for 2017/18. ...

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Ghana’s onion imports hit GHc520m

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It has emerged that  Ghana is making multi-million contributions to the cultivation of onion in neighbouring West African countries. Research by the Ghana Agricultural Producers and Traders Organization (GAPTO), the umbrella body of agricultural traders, at two markets in Accra and Kumasi in the Ashanti Region says that Ghana imported one hundred and twenty million dollars (or GHc524 million at ...

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FBI failed to access 7,000 encrypted mobile devices

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Agents at the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have been unable to extract data from nearly 7,000 mobile devices they have tried to access, the agency’s director has said. Christopher Wray said encryption on devices was “a huge, huge problem” for FBI investigations. The agency had failed to access more than half of the devices it targeted in an ...

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Youth cautioned against social vices

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Newly Inducted executives of the Ghana Baptist Convention National Youth Ministry, have bemoaned the increasing rate of social vices amongst the youth in Ghana. Executives cited alcohol abuse, sexual immorality and the zeal to make quick money at all cost, as notable vices that have eaten deep into the fiber of the Ghanaian youth. Current President of the youth Ministry, ...

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Support your husbands to maintain law and order – Police wives told

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The Central Regional Commander of the Ghana Police Service, COP Rev Ampah-Benin, has admonished wives of police officers to continue to offer the needed emotional and psychological support to their husbands as a way of boosting their morale to maintain law and order. He has told members of the Police Wives Association (POLWA), that how they treat their husbands greatly ...

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We’re investigating imported rotten chicken case – CEPS

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The Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) division, of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), has said it is investigating a case of alleged imported rotten chicken into the country. The Herald newspaper reported on Monday that thousands of Ghanaians may be in danger as credible information they have from the Tema Ports suggests that, some unwholesome frozen food products, have ...

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I’m sad for Bukom Banku – Sarkodie

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Few hours after Ghanaian boxer Braima Kamoko a.k.a. Bukom Banku had been trounced by Bastie Samir in a cruiserweight non-title bout, Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie took to twitter to commiserate with Bukom. Sarkodie on Sunday morning described how saddened he was by the defeat of his favourite Ghanaian boxer Bukom Banku. According to him, he believed that Banku wasn’t fit for ...

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QUAO’s Monday Moanings: Banku floored, poor defending and GHPL goodbyes

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Citi Sports editor Nathan Quao returns with his column and this week, he talks about the epic boxing showdown between Bukom Banku and Bastie Samir, the horror shows put out by Manchester United and Liverpool in the Premier League and the end of the road for Great Olympics and Tema Youth in the Ghana Premier League. Banku was finally ‘eaten’ ...

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