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Water to Teshie, Nungua rationed after Desalination Plant shutdown

The Teshie Desalination Plant has been out of operation for the past couple of weeks as a result of some technical challenges. Due to the shutdown, the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) is now rationing water to the people of Teshie and Nungua. The Public Relations Officer of GWCL, Stanley Martey, who confirmed the developments to Citi News, noted that water is ...

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First Lady leaves for China today

The First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, is to visit the People’s Republic of China from today [Monday] November 20 to November 29, 2017. Mrs. Akufo-Addo will be accompanied by the Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, Prof Kojo Yankah, Dr. Stella Ennim, Director of Crop Research Institute (CSI), and Millicent Degraft – Johnson from the Ministry of Finance. Her ...

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Wangara Kurubi festival celebrated in Kintampo [Photos]

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has reiterated government’s commitment to the development of the country’s human resource through the introduction of social intervention programmes such as the Free SHS and the Zongo Development Fund. He has thus asked parents to take advantage of the initiatives to build a better future for their children. “For many children in low income ...

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Dilapidated Buipe, Yapei bridges to be closed on Monday

The Ghana Highways Authority (GHA) will from Monday, November 20, 2017, close down the Buipe and Yapei bridges in the Northern Region. The bridges have been in dilapidated conditions for some time now, thus posing as a threat to motorists and pedestrians. “The Ghana Highway Authority wishes to inform the general public that due to the poor condition of the ...

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Akufo-Addo leaves Ghana for 3-day UK visit

President Akufo-Addo will this evening [Sunday], leave Ghana for the United Kingdom (UK) on a 3-day working visit to that country. While in the UK, he will hold talks with British Prime Minister, Theresa May, and deliver an address at Cambridge University. The address, which will be held on Monday, November 20, will be on the theme of “Democracy and ...

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Parliament begins 2018 budget debate on Tuesday

Parliament is expected to start debating the 2018 budget statement on Tuesday, November 21,  after the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta presented the document to the House last Wednesday. The Speaker of Parliament, Prof Mike Oquaye, has thus urged parliamentarians to gear up for a dispassionate debate of the budget. According to the Speaker, a high level debate on the ...

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Disband vigilante groups once and for all – Catholic Bishops to gov’t

The Catholic Bishops Conference has asked government to take strict action against the canker of vigilantism, and also deal with the deteriorating activities of land guards and nomadic herdsmen to improve general security in the country. According to the Bishops, government must change from just talk about ending vigilantism and take real action. Since the NPP took office in January, ...

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Bawumia mourns Asempa FM’s KABA

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, says he is filled with grief over the demise of  ace broadcaster and host of Asempa FM’s late afternoon political show, ‘Eko Sii Sen’, Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong, popularly known as KABA. KABA passed away on Saturday after he was rushed to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra following a short illness. Dr. Bawumia, who ...

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23-yr old remanded for stealing brother’s cocoa seeds

A 23-year old man in the Hohoe Municipality of the Volta Region, has been remanded into prison custody by a magistrate court for allegedly stealing his brother’s cocoa seeds and plantain from the farm. Godsway Kofi Akwa, was remanded by the court after he admitted pilfering 3 sacks of cocoa seeds and plantain worth about GHC 850. Presenting the case ...

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Police probes burnt houses at Asumesu allegedly by nomadic herdsmen

The Eastern Regional Police Command has begun investigations into reported clashes between nomadic herdsmen and residents of Asumesu Number Two, a village in the Kwahu East District of the Eastern Region. Residents in the area say they are living in fear after some nine mud houses were burnt down by persons suspected to be nomadic herdsmen. The situation is reported ...

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