Life threatening foot-bridge scares Ahinsan residents

A wooden foot-bridge that serves over 500 residents within the Asokwa Municipality is posing danger to the lives of commuters. The bridge which links the Ahinsan electoral area to the Kumasi metropolis and other parts of the Ashanti Region serves residents from areas like; Anloga, Sobolo and Oforikrom. Residents fear they could be cut off from the Kumasi metropolis and ...

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10 suspected Nigerian fraudsters arrested at Ashongman

10 Nigerian nationals have been arrested by the Madina Divisional Police Command for suspected cyber fraud. Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Charles Domanban, the Madina Divisional Police Commander, who disclosed this in an interview with Ghana News Agency, said the suspects were arrested at Ashongman. They are Diamond Andy 22, Benson Romeo 20, Randy Samuel 25, Kelvin Agho 23, Osas ...

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Adansi Traditional Council urges gov’t to build gold refinery

The Adansi Traditional Council in the Ashanti Region has asked the government to consider setting up a gold refinery in Adansi to refine gold under the One-District, One-Factory initiative to create jobs for the youth. The Council also appealed to the government to release the accumulated funds in the Obuasi Community Trust Fund, which was established during the AngloGold Ashanti ...

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Brace yourselves to counter terror threats – Dery to Immigration officers

The Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery, has urged officers of the Ghana Immigration Service to maintain a higher standard of professionalism and competence in the face of Ghana’s preparedness to counter any threat of terrorism in the country and the West African sub-region. He stated that government has recently equipped the Service with logistics and is going to do ...

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Galamsey operator jailed 18 months for unlawful escape

A 29-year-old galamsey operator, Asampong Bawuah, has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment by a Tarkwa Circuit court for unlawfully escaping from police custody at Wassa Akropong in the Amenfi East Municipality. He pleaded guilty and was convicted on his own plea. Prosecuting Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Juliana Essel-Dadzie, told the court presided over by Mr. Eammunel Bart-Plange Brew ...

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Burnt meters leave Nungua Cold Store residents in darkness

ECG prepaid meters

Some residents of an area in Nungua known as Cold Store, have been without electricity for nearly a week. This was after the meter compartment in their area caught fire. The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), is yet to fix the problem despite several calls from customers. According to residents, even though some technicians from the Nungua branch of the ...

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SEND-Ghana to support smallholder farmers with loans

Despite ending its food security program through Cooperatives in Northern Ghana (FOSTERING) project, the poverty alleviation fund Manager, SEND-Ghana has pledged to continue giving loans to smallholder farmers in the Eastern Corridor enclave of the Northern Region through its credit unions. The organization’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Siapha Kamara made the pledge at a ceremony organized in the East Gonja ...

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NEIP, Indian company to roll out 29 factories for young startups

Chief Executive Officer of NEIP, John Kumah

The National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan (NEIP) has partnered with an Indian company to roll out 29 new factories for new businesses headed by young Ghanaians. The Chief Executive Officer of NEIP, John Kumah, who is currently in India participating in the India-Africa Conclave, disclosed that NEIP has partnered ACE Construction Company in India to roll out the 29 new ...

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STC supports Easter Orphan Project with 44-seater bus

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The State Transport Company (STC) will be providing a 44 seater bus to help Citi FM undertake its Easter Orphan Project on Easter Monday. The bus will be used to transport some of the items donated by the listeners of the station and other donors. The Easter Orphan Project forms part of Citi FM’s corporate social responsibility activities. The orphanages, ...

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Nukat Farms donates to Easter Orphan Project

Citi FM will on Easter Monday head to three orphanages to present the charity items solicited from listeners of the station. Ahead of the trip, Nukat Farms, a poultry farm based in the Central Region, has donated 20 crates of eggs to project. The donation was presented by the farm’s Managing Director, Daniel Tettey. “Once in a  while, we need to ...

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