Minister directs demolition of illegal houses, structures on Weija Hills

Mr Amoako-Attah (middle) briefing the media after a visit to Weija Hills and the Kasoa Toll Booth

The Minister of Roads and Highways, Kwasi Amoako-Attah, has directed the Ga South Municipal Assembly to demolish illegal houses and structures at Weija Hills immediately as part of measures to stop the erosion occurring on the hills from generating into a bigger problem. He also tasked the assembly to stop the activities of illegal sand winning and stone quarrying on ...

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Human trafficking report rates Ghana favourably

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Ghana has been ranked a Tier 2 Watch List country in the 2017 Trafficking in Persons report released on Tuesday by the United States government. The report, themed “Enhancing Criminal Accountability and Addressing Challenges in Prosecution Efforts,” is an effort to encourage global efforts to end human slavery around the world. It includes profiles of 187 countries and territories. Ghana ...

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Atuguba meets Awuku after ‘punishing’ him during election petition case


It was an interesting sight to behold when two men perceived to be bitter enemies met at the Banquet Hall of the State House during the swearing-in of the new Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo on Monday, June 19, 2017. Supreme Court judge, Justice William Atuguba and the National Youth Organiser of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammy Awuku, bumped ...

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17-year old boy shot during Salah jam at Kumasi 

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A 17 year-old-boy on Tuesday evening suffered gunshot wounds in the head at an event to mark the Eid-Ul-Fitr celebration in Manhyia, Kumasi. Citi News’ Ashanti regional correspondent, Lauretta Timah had reported that the boy identified as Osman Abdukari, was shot at, by some unknown persons. According to the police, the events leading to the incidence are not clear, as ...

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Bawumia donates vehicle to Hajia Mariam Islamic Institute


Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has fulfilled his promise to give the Hajia Mariam Alolo Islamic Institute, headquartered in Tamale, a mini bus. As the Northern Region premier women’s Islamic Institute, lack of transportation has compelled management to hire tricycles for its outreach programs.   The Veep during his recent tour of the Northern Region made the pledge upon ...

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Cape Coast Archbishop urges Denkyira Obuasi to redeem itself


The metropolitan archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Cape Coast, His Grace, Most Rev. Mathias K. Nketsia visited the people of Denkyira Obuasi and celebrated Mass with them. The Archbishop encouraged the people to foster unity in the town and also work hard to regain the image of the town and its people. Denkyira Obuasi garnered widespread attention after the ...

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Withdraw NHIA proposal from Parliament – Minority

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The Minority in Parliament is calling for the immediate withdrawal of the proposed 2017 National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) formula from the Floor of Parliament. In the Minority’s view, the proposed NHIA Fund formula in its present state is at variance with the National Health Insurance Act, 2012, Act 852, since there has been no Board approval to that effect. ...

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You’ll make a huge difference in Africa – Kenneth Kaunda to Nana Addo


The first President of independent Zambia, Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, has urged the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to continue to shine the torch of Africa, and help deliver the progress and prosperity for the longsuffering masses of Africans. According to Dr. Kaunda, “your contribution as President can make a huge difference not only for Ghana, but ...

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Gov’t losing momentum in galamsey fight – Akandor


The government is gradually losing momentum in the fight against illegal mining popularly known as galamsey. This is according to a former Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Kwabena Mintah Akandor, who has stated that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government is not using the right approach to fighting the illegality. He said the efforts of the new government ...

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West Hills Mall’s Chevrolet Cruise up for grabs on Saturday

Shoppers show off their cards for the final game by the car they all hope to win on Saturday.

The most exciting loyalty reward package for retail shopping will climax in Accra on Republic Day when the curtain finally rolls down on the three-month long ‘Cruise down to West Hills Mall’ promotion. On Saturday, July 1, the keys to a brand new Chevrolet Cruise Saloon car which has taunted patrons and customers at West Hills Mall for 91 days, ...

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