Asokwa Police arrest two for terrorizing residents


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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Tema Manhean: 102 students benefit from Karpowership support scheme


Karpowership Ghana Company Limited, for the second consecutive year, has offered scholarship to 102 brilliant but needy students in the Tema Manhean Community. The beneficiaries were selected across five different schools namely Manhean Presbyterian Primary A and B schools, Manhean TMA JHS 1 and 2 schools, and the Manhean Community Primary School. Speaking at the presentation ceremony, Sandra Amarquaye, Communication ...

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Adonten SHS turns uncompleted assembly hall into classroom


First-year students of Adonten Senior High School at Aburi in the Eastern Region, have been forced to use the school’s uncompleted assembly hall as their classroom. This is because the school does not have adequate furnished classrooms to accommodate them due to the pressure brought on by the implementation of the free senior high school policy. The Headmaster of the ...

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Stratcom wins plantinum award for Garden and Flower Show


Strategic Communications Africa Ltd (Stratcomm Africa) emerged winner in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Campaign category at the 2017 prestigious PR News Platinum and Agency Elite awards which recognize agencies and organisations that have excelled in various aspects of the PR and marketing profession globally. The event was held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York, USA and was ...

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Two persons fined GH¢480 each for sanitation offences

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The magistrate at the Ablekuma Central District of the Sanitation and Motor Court, Her Ladyship Linda Emmisah, has fined two people, Samuel Dodoe and Esther Opoku, both residents of Mataheko, an amount of 480 Ghana cedis each, last Friday. According to the prosecutor, Madam Patience Geraldo, Samuel Dodoe, 54, was summoned because of the absence of a toilet facility in ...

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Empower NPRA to do more – Former SIC boss


A former Managing Director of SIC Insurance, Peter Osei Duah, has called for more investigative powers for the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) to enable it adequately regulate the industry. He said the Authority is constrained in its oversight role over the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), due to the lack of express powers assigned the Authority. SSNIT ...

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Fire Service to give special attention to farms under ‘Planting for food’


The Ghana National Fire Service is ready to protect all farms which will be earmarked for the cultivation of crops under the government’s Planting for Food and Jobs programme. The Fire Service is wary of the threat of bush-fires, which are rampant during dry seasons, and its effect on the programme. In an interview with Citi News after a training programme for district ...

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Petroleum Commission to give Tema Shipyard facelift


The Petroleum Commission has begun engaging some oil companies to give the Tema Shipyard a face-lift. The Director of Special Services at the Petroleum Commission, Kwaku Boateng, said this would strengthen the capacity of the Shipyard to fabricate parts locally for use in the Petroleum industry. “Tema Shipyard has a good capacity to ensure that we fabricate components of FPSO ...

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Kente weaver gets 25 years for defiling two girls


Gideon Galle, a 32-year-old Kente Weaver, has been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court, for defiling two minors in turns at Agbogba in Accra. This was after Galle had pleaded guilty to two counts of defilement. Galle defiled two victims both aged 12 years after tying them in a room. The court presided over by Mrs ...

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I won’t mind visiting Myanmar over Rohingya crisis – Ras Mubarak

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MP for Kumbungu, and the leader of the Freedom and Justice Group, Ras Mubarak, is open to visiting Myanmar, as the Asian country contends with allegations of state-sponsored ethnic cleansing of Muslim Minority Rohingya population. The MP said at the moment, the authorities are not allowing independent observers as “the country is putting a lot of restrictions.” But if the opportunity ...

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