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Soldiers, police helping land guards to terrorize us – Gbetsile land owners

Some landowners and indigenes of Obeyeyie, a suburb of Gbestsile in the Kpone Katamanso District, are accusing the Gbetsile police of bias in their handling of the maltreatment meted out to them by land guards in the locality. According to them, land guards have over the past years been disturbing them, but several reports made to the Gbetsile police have ...

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36-year old engineer wins final car in Coral Paint promo

The sixth and final brand-new Hyundai Accent saloon car in the Coral Paints ‘Paint Your Dream Into Reality’ promotion, has been handed over to a 36-year old electrical engineer, Francis Karikari Owusu. Coral Paints started the promotion in April 2017, and ended in October, giving away five brand-new cars to different winners after they found the dummy key in the Coralatex ...

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Gas filling station shutdown in Wenchi

The Wenchi Municipal Security Council (MUSEC), has closed down a gas filling station in the municipality. CAD Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) filling station, was allegedly shut down for non-compliant to safety regulations and exposing residents to danger. This follows persistent complaints and petitions from residents to the effect that the gas station did not have the requisite permit to operate, ...

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Police arrest two suspects after gun battle in Suhum

Police in the Eastern Region have arrested two suspects –  17-year-old Owusu William and Yeboah Emmanuel – who were among a gang of armed robbers that tried to rob a faulty Kumasi-bound trailer at Omenako, a town in the Suhum Municipality. There had been a heated gun battle between the police and the group of suspected robbers in the Eastern Regional ...

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20 fake doctors busted since January 2016

Investigations by the Medical and Dental Council (MDC) have led to the arrest of 20 quack doctors across the country since January, 2016. Ten of such fake doctors were busted in Accra, two at Tema, two in the Volta Region, two in the Eastern Region, one in the Brong Ahafo Region and three in the Central Region. At a press ...

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‘Yellow-Yellow’, the ‘Uber’ of Tamale pushing taxi drivers out of job

Traditional taxi drivers in two of Ghana’s robust economic capitals, Accra and Tamale, capital of the Northern Region, face an identical challenge, which may soon see them driven into extinction. This challenge is not about the plateauing cost of fuel or the rising costs of spare parts, but the emergence of stiff unanticipated competition, which has seen many of them ...

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AMA resilience team,100RC & Dalberg tour Achimota waste transfer station

The Chief Resilience Officer, Desmond Appiah, on Friday led stakeholders from 100RC, Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Resilience Team and DALBERG to tour Zoomlion’s Waste Transfer Station at Achimota. The purpose of the visit according to Mr. Appiah, is to learn about their operations in Accra, and appreciate the interdependent concerns with the shocks (sudden, catastrophic events) and stresses (underlying social ...

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FDA impounds 2,800 cartons of ‘suspicious’ chicken

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has impounded a container loaded with about 2,800 cartons of chicken at a private warehouse over suspicions that it is unwholesome. It said the container-load was cleared from the port, despite the FDA withholding its clearance. The Head of Public Affairs of the FDA, James Lartey, disclosed that the Authority took the decision to ...

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V/Region: Chief bemoans effect of disputes on Kente Festival

The Paramount Chief of Agortime Traditional Area, Nene Nuer Keteku III, has said that his reign would not allow chieftaincy disputes to mar the beauty of their annual Kente Festival. The paramount chief noted with regret the recent incidents that led to the cancellation of the grand durbar that climaxes the annual Kente Festival of Agortime. Nene Nuer Keteku said ...

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Youth cautioned against social vices

Newly Inducted executives of the Ghana Baptist Convention National Youth Ministry, have bemoaned the increasing rate of social vices amongst the youth in Ghana. Executives cited alcohol abuse, sexual immorality and the zeal to make quick money at all cost, as notable vices that have eaten deep into the fiber of the Ghanaian youth. Current President of the youth Ministry, ...

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