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Dagbon weeps as her people sit in limbo [Article]

In March, 2002, the news about the murder of the Overlord of Dagbon, no doubt, did a devastating blow to a respected Kingdom and the descendants of the great Naa Gbewaa. The murder of the King renewed what has been variously described as Dagbon conflict, a crisis or impasse. The tension that greeted the entire Dagbon, after the murder, the ...

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VRA/NEDco to ration power in Tamale due to faulty panels

Management of the Volta River Authority and the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (VRA/NEDco), are considering power rationing as part of emergency measures rolled out to mitigate the impact of the power outage in almost the entire Tamale Metropolis. There was a total blackout in the Metropolis following an inferno that gutted 11 panels of the VRA/NEDco substation at Choggu Hilltop. ...

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A ‘slave’ in Arabia – The story of a Ghanaian returnee

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has often been heavily criticized for its maltreatment of foreign workers, and the abuses that some receive at the hands of employers. The Ghanaian Embassy in Saudi Arabia, in May this year, cautioned Ghanaian youth living in Ghana, especially ladies who have made plans of traveling to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and other Gulf ...

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CID hierarchy calls on Citi FM [Photos]

The hierarchy of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), of the Ghana Police Service, has paid a courtesy call on Citi FM as part of a familiarization tour. Led by the newly appointed acting head of the CID, DCOP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, the personnel from the CID interacted with the Citi News team and the station’s administration staff. The brief interaction ...

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Commission of enquiry on creation of new regions commences work

The Commission of Enquiry set up by President Akufo-Addo to examine petitions on the possible creation of new regions, has started its work. They are to engage petitioners from the Western, Volta, Brong Ahafo and Northern Regions. A delegation of Chiefs, MPs and staff of the Western North secretariat of the Western Region, commenced discussions with the Commission. President Akufo-Addo ...

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Bernard Avle interviews Ghanaian innovator Dr. Mensah [Audio]

Ghanaian chemical engineer and innovator, Dr. Thomas Mensah was, on Tuesday, interviewed by Bernard Koku Avle on the Citi Breakfast Show. In the interview, Dr. Mensah touched on his educational background and his exploits in the technology space so far. Dr. Mensah, who had his secondary and tertiary education in Ghana has 14 patents, 7 of which awarded within a ...

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 McVitie’s Digestive marks anniversary with launch of National Consumer Promotion

Pladis, the global biscuit, chocolate and confectionery company, which owns the iconic brands, Godiva, McVitie’s and Ulker, has launched a national consumer promotion in Ghana to celebrate the 125th year anniversary of its much-loved McVitie’s Digestive biscuits which are enjoyed all over the world. pladis recently announced the consumer promotion at a media launch event held in Accra, Ghana. The ...

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‘Blows’ over $2.5m GhanaPost GPS

There was a near physical attack on Deputy Minister of Communications, George Andah, by members of the pro-National Democratic Congress (NDC) Coalition for Democratic Governance (CDG). The coalition organized a press conference yesterday at the Ghana International Press Centre, seeking to discredit Ghana Post’s recently launched Global Positioning System (GPS) – a $2.5 digital property addressing system for Ghana. A ...

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YEA Agric extension officers demand unpaid allowances

A group calling itself the Concerned Extension Officers Association of the youth in agric module under the National Youth Authority (YEA), has petitioned government over their seven months unpaid allowances. Leadership of the Northern Regional Chapter in a statement copied Citi News, expressed their displeasure about the non-payment of members allowances since their recruitment on May 2, 2017. According to ...

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Ghana must take advantage of Africa’s energy deficit – Kufuor

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor is optimistic that Ghana can grow its energy sector to become an exporter of power on the African continent. According to him, the huge deficit in power supply on the continent, presents an opportunity for Ghana to earn foreign exchange through direct supply to countries such as Nigeria that have a great need for power. ...

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