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Nkonya Queenmother decries poor handling of protracted land dispute

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The Queenmother of the Nkonya Traditional area in the Volta Region, Mamaga Otubea, has expressed worry about the Volta Regional House of Chiefs’ approach in handling the protracted conflict between Nkonya and Alavanyo. Mamaga Otubea said although other stakeholders including the Regional Minister and other members of the Security Council have actively participated in the peace-building process, the House of Chiefs ...

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RTI bill passage necessary for accountability – iWatch Africa

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The founders of iWatch Africa Project have highlighted the critical need for the passage of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill to make information more accessible to the public to ensure accountability and transparency. They said one of the lessons learnt during their one-month project was the challenge in accessing critical information for their reviews. “One of the lessons learnt ...

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Court summons State Attorney in Bulldog case

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Mr Richard Gyambiby, a Senior State Attorney, has been summoned to appear before a District Court in Accra to explain issues in the case of Lawrence Nana Asiama Hanson, aka Bulldog, Chief Executive Officer for Bull Haus Entertainment. Hanson was put before the court for allegedly murdering Fennec Okyere, a Music Producer in May 2014. After several years of waiting ...

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Nana Addo’s address at the 72nd UN General Assembly [Full text]

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President Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday addressed the United Nation’s 72nd General Assembly. He touched on a number of issues including his much hyped free Senior High School policy as pertaining to the educational aspect of the Sustainable Development Goals. He also called for reforms in the operations of the UN, regional integration on the African continent. Find below the full speech Mr. ...

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One more grabbed over Major Mahama’s death

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The Police have arraigned another suspect for his involvement in the death of Major Maxwell Mahama at Denkyira Obuasi. Bismarck Abanga was arrested on September 14 this year after he had returned to Denkyira Obuasi. He was handed over to the Police on September 17. The court presided over by Mr Joshua Caleb Abaidoo on Tuesday remanded him into lawful ...

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Nana Addo’s address at 72nd UN General Assembly [Audio]

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President Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday addressed the United Nation’s 72nd General Assembly. He touched on a number of issues including his government’s hyped free Senior High School policy as pertaining to the educational aspect of the Sustainable Development Goals. He also called for reforms in the operations of the UN, regional integration on the African continent. Click below to listen to Akufo-Addo’s ...

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Volta: Fuel price hike killing us – Drivers

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Commercial drivers in the Volta Region have expressed worry over the unannounced fuel increment which they say is killing their business. According to the drivers, the unexpected increases which often do not correlate with transport fares are making the transportation business unattractive. They said the disparities between the cost of fuel and the transport fares could not help them accrue ...

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Provide details on VRA’s debt – Senior Staff to gov’t

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The Senior Staff Association of the Volta River Authority wants the government to provide full details of the debt situation at the Authority to the public. This they said would help the public understand that given the push, VRA can manage its own thermal assets. “The government is saying VRA operation is a debt on Ghanaians but can we break ...

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Self-styled pastor in court for assaulting ex-lover

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Kingsford Ansah, a Pastor, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with causing unlawful damage, assault and threat of harm. He has however pleaded not guilty to the charges. The Court, presided over by Mrs Jane Harriet Akweley Quaye, admitted Ansah to bail in the sum of GH¢60,000.00 with two sureties, who should be gainfully employed. He is to ...

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Asokwa Police arrest two for terrorizing residents

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The Asokwa Divisional Police Command has arrested two suspects from their hideouts at the Sokoban Wood Village, a suburb of Kumasi for undertaking a series of robberies within Asokwa and its surrounding communities. The suspects; Frank Mensah alias Nenyor, 22 years, a cobbler, and Samuel Opoku alias ‘Sammy Tuga’, 23 years, a Disk Jocker (DJ), subsequently led police to arrest ...

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