Ruling on Xavier Sosu’s stay of execution case slated for July 26


The Appeals Court has set July 26, 2017 to rule on the embattled Human Rights lawyer Francis Xavier Sosu’s application for stay of execution of his three-year ban handed him by the General Legal Council. The judge, Justice Henry Kwofie fixed the date after parties in the case made their respective oral submission to the court. Francis Sosu filed the ...

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Ashaiman traders to demonstrate over poor market conditions


Traders in the Ashaiman main market have threatened to demonstrate against the Ashiaman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA) over poor conditions in the market. The traders, who were visibly not happy about the situation, therefore issued a one week ultimatum to the Assembly to fix the problem or face their wrath. The entire floor which is not paved becomes muddy making it ...

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Immigration service opens border post at Agortime-Afegame

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The Ghana Immigration Service has opened a new border post in Agortime-Afegame in the Volta Region to improve surveillance in fighting cross-border crimes. Although West Africa is one of the most mobile regions in the world, systems and structures to manage the increasing movements and its accompanying crimes are mostly inadequate and ineffective. The porous borders have become a haven ...

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We Naturals Ghana named best natural hair brand


We Naturals, a leading African hair brand has been voted as the best Natural Hair Brand in Ghana. The recognition came after emerging with the highest votes in the Best Natural Brand Category organized by AfricansGoneNatural, Inc (@africansgonenatural), a natural hair movement with the desire to help empower women of African descent to embrace the God-given Natural hair. In the ...

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Mfantseman sponsors youth in accountancy and administration


The Mfantseman Municipal Assembly has rolled out a comprehensive sponsorship scheme aimed at training youths in the area in order to raise a human resource in accountancy and administration. The scheme, according to the Assembly, is part of its responsibilities stipulated in Section 12 of the Local Government Act, particularly relating to academic sponsorship, and is intended to target a ...

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Akufo-Addo denounces mistreatment of Ghanaians in Qatar


President Akufo-Addo on Monday called on the Qatari authorities to take steps to address the issue of the maltreatment of Ghanaians working in that country. He said the government was worried on the unceasing allegations of the abuses meted out to Ghanaians by Qatari employers, adding that, the situation ought to stop for beneficial relations between both nations. The President ...

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‘Living on a refuse dump’: Okponglo ‘borla’ gets bigger


It’s a community closely knit together on a refuse site in a prime area close enough to the main entrance of the University of Ghana, and just behind the Ghana Revenue Authority at Okponglo in Accra. From the Okponglo bus stop, one can see the illegal refuse site grow bigger than it used to be. The Accra Metropolitan Assembly about ...

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JRF-Ghana launches charity concert to support juvenile offenders


In its quest to complement government’s effort, the Juvenile Reform Foundation, JRF-Ghana, has launched its charity concert to support released juvenile offenders and incarcerated juvenile inmates in the various correctional centers in Ghana. The launch, which attracted hundreds of patrons, took place on Saturday, July 9, 2017 in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region. The concert, dubbed ‘OUR FUTURE’, will take ...

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12 Labour Unions threaten strike over tier two pension


Twelve public sector labour unions have given government up to the end of July 2017, to pay their tier two pension contributions. According to the unions, their contributions have been held at the Bank of Ghana since 2010, a situation they describe as unlawful. The unions include the Ghana Medical Association, the Civil and Local Government Staff Association, CLOGSAG and the Ghana ...

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Chinese societies support Akuapem School for the deaf


The Akuapem School for the deaf situated at Mampong Akuapem in the Eastern Region of Ghana, on Saturday, July 8, 2017, received a vital donation from the Ghana Association of Chinese Societies (GACS) as well as the Chinese chamber of commerce. The support came to the disadvantaged school for the deaf in the form of ten brand new desktop computers ...

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