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Blame police for cases of political party vigilantism – Rev. Asante

The Chairman of the National Peace Council, Reverend Emmanuel Asante, has asked Ghanaians to question the police rather than blame the Akufo-Addo government for the hooliganism by some pro-New Patriotic Party youth groups. Since the NPP government came to office in January 2017, reports on the activities of vigilante groups across the country have persisted throughout the year. In light ...

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Shop n Save awards ultimate winner in ‘Win a Car’ promotion

Alan Bower won the ultimate prize of the brand new Hyundai Accent car during the Shop n Save Win a car promotion. The promotion run from August 15 to November 12 as part of Adjiriganor branch Anniversary celebrations. Aside from the grand prize, four persons won GHc 1000 shopping vouchers and 15 persons won GHc 500 shopping vouchers. Retail and consumer merchandise. ...

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Northern chiefs urged to protect alleged witches

Traditional rulers in the Northern Region have been asked to join forces with Non-Governmental Organizations to protect the human rights of ostracized women accused of witchcraft and camped in isolated places scattered across the region. The Executive Director of women and child rights advocacy, Songtaba, Hajia Lamnatu Adam, made the call at a day’s meeting with members of the Northern ...

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Forestry Commission to offer 15,000 jobs by January 2018

The Forestry Commission is set to employ some 15,000 youth by January 2018 as part of efforts to enhance its work across the country. This was revealed at the signing of a service agreement between the Forestry Commission and the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), in which the YEA would serve as the recruitment agency for the Commission. The Chief Executive ...

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We’ll get justice for ‘murdered’ robbery suspects – Muntaka

The Member of Parliament for Asawase constituency, Muntaka Mubarak, has declared his resolve to ensure justice for two suspected criminals who were recently shot while in Police custody. Awudu Osman, also known as Awudu Ninja, was shot and killed by Police with his alleged accomplice Lukeman Mohammed, also known as Alfa, after they allegedly attempted to escape custody. Relatives of ...

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Mahama signs KABA’s book of condolence [Photos]

Former President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday signed a book of condolence opened in memory of the late host of Asempa FM’s late afternoon political show, Ekosii Sen, Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong. John Mahama, who signed the book at the Multimedia head office in Accra, was accompanied by the Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Ade Coker, ...

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PUWU opposes 3rd deputy MD for Ghana Water Company

The Public Utilities Workers Union (PUWU), is opposing the appointment of another Deputy Managing Director for the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL). The Deputy Managing Director is to be in charge of Special Projects, but PUWU argues that the appointment is needless and a duplication of roles. In a resolution on the matter, forwarded to the Minister of Water and ...

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Ghana can have bullet trains by 2021 – Ghanaian inventor

Ghanaian chemical engineer and innovator, Dr. Thomas Mensah, has advised government to ensure that the country has a bullet train within the next three to four years. This according to him, will help the country fast track its development. “We can have this in three years… latest 2021. When I started talking about this to President Obama, the Chinese had ...

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Bunso gets fire station [Photos]

As part of measures to provide prompt assistance and services to accident victims on the Accra-Kumasi Highway, the National Fire Service today [Wednesday] commissioned a Fire Station at Bunso in the Eastern Region. The new station brings to 24, the total number of fire stations in the 26 districts in the Eastern Region. The Eastern Regional Fire Commander, ACFO Joshua ...

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Distinct features of MMDAs [Infographic]

Government, last Thursday, November 16, 2017, laid before Parliament a Legislative Instrument (LI) for the creation of some new districts in the country. The LI seeks to also carve some municipalities from other assemblies, and also elevate some existing districts to municipality status. The infographics below capture features of a Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies, as specified in Ghana’s Local Government ...

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