Be wary of fake recruitment adverts – Police


The Ghana Police Service has cautioned the public to be wary of fake advertisements about an ongoing recruitment exercise. It said it has noted with concern the malicious post which has been making rounds on some social media platforms including Facebook. A statement from the police service copied to on Thursday, said the police has not commenced recruitment for this ...

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Heavy rains displace hundreds in Wenchi


Hundreds of residents have been displaced following a downpour at Wenchi in the Brong Ahafo Region on Tuesday. The downpour, accompanied by strong winds and thunder, left in its wake massive destruction of both public and private properties, running into millions of cedis, as over 45 houses have their roof ripped off. The situation has compelled victims of the disaster ...

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Operation Vanguard involves navy in galamsey fight


In a bold attempt to augment the fight against illegal mining in Ghana’s water bodies, government’s anti-illegal mining task-force, Operation Vanguard, has now incorporated the services of the Ghana Navy. The move will now allow the task-force to effectively fight illegal miners who have been operating in the Ankobora, Pra and Brim Rivers. The miners, who are conversant with these ...

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NSS group threatens to picket at Flagstaff House over delayed allowances


A group calling itself Concerned National Service Personnel Association of Ghana, has threatened to picket the Flagstaff House next week Monday, if the government fails to pay them their allowances. According to its Convener, William Agbodo, the government has failed to pay service personnel two months into their service, a situation that is negatively affecting its members. He has therefore ...

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Four district assemblies pledge support for alleged witches


Authorities of four district assemblies have pledged their support for inmates of five alleged ‘witch’ camps dotted across the Northern Region. This follows the alleged witches’ recent complaints of starvation since the suspension of their grants payment under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme. Representatives of Yendi, East Mamprusi, Nanumba South and Gushiegu district assemblies, at a day’s workshop ...

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Security man guns down suspected robber at Gomoa

Handguns and rifles are easily purchased at gun shows

A suspected armed robber of about 29 years, has been shot dead by a security guard stationed at a GOIL Filling Station at Gomoa Buduata Junction in the Central Region. According to the Police, the deceased, a with an unidentified accomplice, attacked the filling station on Tuesday at about 8:00pm, armed with a knife and a locally manufactured pistol. After robbing two attendants of ...

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Digital Property Addressing System to revive Ghana Post – Ursula


The Minister for Communications, Ursula Owusu, believes that the launch of Ghana’s Digital Property Addressing System will boost the operations of the Ghana Post. According to her, Ghana Post, which has in the last several years struggled with numerous challenges despite its prospects, will now play a key role in the roll-out of the addressing system. “The inability to keep up ...

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Global Media Alliance awarded for strides in corporate communications


Global Media Alliance (GMA), an Integrated Media and Entertainment Company in Ghana, has been adjudged the Best Agency in Corporate Communications at this year’s International Public Relations Association (IPRA) Golden World Awards for Excellence in Public Relations held in Sofia, Bulgaria. Global Media Alliance was among the only three African PR agencies to have competed against 27 other global agencies in ...

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MTN commits to customer satisfaction


Ghana’s leading Telecom Operator, MTN, has reiterated its commitment to uphold customer satisfaction in its operations. According to officials, the company has come this far because of the contribution customers have made for the past years, indicating that it was necessary to place more value on them. MTN as part of activities marking the annual celebration of their customers in ...

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Kukuo ‘witches’ camp cries over delayed LEAP support


Inmates of the Kukuo alleged witches camp and their caregivers totaling 190, are unhappy at the Nanumba South District of the Northern Region, about the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection’s suspension of cash transfers to them under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme. As a pro-poor government programme, a former Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana ...

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