Battor residents demonstrate over bad roads [Photos]


Residents of Battor, the capital of the North Tongu District in the Volta Region, hit the streets today [Wednesday] to protest and demand the construction of roads in the area. Residents say the roads are in a deplorable state and become unmotorable after heavy rains. They say the situation is affecting education and businesses in the area. Addressing the media during ...

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Stop ‘wasting’ working hours on social media – Local Gov’t Service


Head of the Local Government Service (OHLGS), Ing. Dr. Nana Ato Arthur, has advised managers and staff of various Metropolitan , Municipal and District Assemblies to use their time profitably. According to him , employees should desist from engaging in unproductive activities on social media during working hours. “It is worthy to note that a number of the Professional Classes ...

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Consider businesses in your plans – Manteaw urges MMDAs

Dr. Stephen Manteaw

The campaign coordinator for the Integrated Social Development Center (ISODEC), Dr. Emmanuel Steve Asare Manteaw, has said that district assemblies in resource-rich areas across the country could benefit from the extraction of resources if they conduct an input and output analysis of the activities of the extraction companies. Dr. Manteaw, who was speaking at a Western Regional Stakeholders forum on ...

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More opportunities needed for albinos – NGO


Modern Women of Wisdom International (MWOW), a humanitarian organization, is advocating for improved access to opportunities for persons with albinism, as the world commemorates albinism day today. The organisation believes this could afford them avenues of social mobility. The group in a statement said “we urge the Government and stakeholders of modernization to construct a different world of attention for persons with ...

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Driver fined GH¢600 for traffic offences


A Cape Coast High Court has sentenced a 28 year-old sprinter bus driver to a fine of GH¢600.00 for careless and inconsiderate driving, negligently causing harm and driving without a license. The convict, Prosper Agbadzi, pleaded guilty to all the charges and will serve two months prison term or in default pay the fine. Police Chief Inspector Samuel Tupeng, who prosecuted, ...

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TUDEC honours Palmer-Buckle, 5 others for promoting peace

Palmer-Buckle receiving his award.

The Ghana-Turkey Corporation and Development Association (TUDEC), has honored six gallant Ghanaians for their role in championing peace in the country at a Dinner held in Accra on Thursday, June 8, 2017. The annual dinner themed, Peace and Dialogue If tar, is organized during the month of Ramadan, to bring members of all religious affiliations together, to discuss matters of ...

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My transfer wasn’t politically motivated – Cephas Arthur


The outgoing Public Affairs Director of the Ghana Police Service Superintendent Cephas Arthur has dismissed rumours suggesting that his transfer from the National Head Quarters was politically motivated. “It is not political, that one must be underlined, it must be emphasized,” Supt. Arthur said in an interview with Citi News’ Franklin Badu Jnr. Supt. Arthur also noted that his transfer ...

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Review broadcasting standards – Sammy Bartels


A legal practitioner, Sammy Bartels believes the guidelines regulating broadcasting content should be reviewed to effectively address the challenges associated with the evolution of broadcasting. Speaking on Eyewitness News, he said the standards stated in our guidelines are very vague and have not evolved with the time. These guidelines are anchored in the 2005 broadcasting standards guidelines, but Mr. Bartels ...

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We’ll provide food, transportation for Hajj pilgrims – Bawumia

The National Chief Imam with Dr. Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has announced government’s plans to provide food and transportation for all Ghanaian pilgrims who travel to Mecca. The previous Hajj Board left a huge debt of GHc23 million cedis after funding air tickets of some pilgrims over the years. Even though government is struggling to pay off the debt, the Vice President stated that ...

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Rain causes havoc in Axim

File photo

Heavy rain on Monday morning wreaked havoc at Axim in the Nzema East district of the Western Region, with many people rendered homeless. The most affected residents are those in Akyinim and Botukule, suburbs of Axim. They had their buildings and properties affected by the rain. Mr. Paul Blay, a 56- year-old farmer who narrowly escaped death after his mud ...

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