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We’ll continue supporting Nana Addo’s sanitation drive – Zoomlion boss  

The Executive Chairman of waste and sanitation management company, Jospong Group of Companies, Joseph Siaw Agyepong, has said his company will continue supporting government’s sanitation agenda. Agyepong made the remark on the back of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s recent sanitation pledge at the State of the Nation address last Thursday. Dr. Agyepong lauded the President for focusing on the ...

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EPA moves to act on ‘toxic’ Chinese factory at Asutsuare

The Environmental Protection Agency [EPA], since the early part of 2017, has been aware of the operations of the Chinese toiletries and plastics manufacturing company, Shine Feel, whose supposed unsafe operations, have now forced the closure of the Osudoku Senior High Technical School. Speaking to Citi News, an Executive Director in charge of Technical at the EPA, Ebenezer Sampong, said the Agency ...

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Martin Amidu apologizes to supporters unable to attend his vetting

Former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, has publicly apologized to all well-wishers who cannot attend his vetting by the Appointments Committee of Parliament on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, as the Special Public Prosecutor. In a statement copied to citifmonline.com, Martin Amidu, who wished to have all his supporters attend the vetting, explained that he was asked to invite a specific number, ...

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State of the Nation addresses now becoming just promises – Lawyer

A private legal practitioner, Yaw Oppong, has observed that Presidents, both past and present, have resorted to making promises during State of the Nation addresses, thus going contrary to the constitution. Mr. Oppong remarked that “substantial parts [of the address] have been about promises instead of what is currently happening.” “We may have missed the actual requirement of the constitution ...

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Eastern AESL workers declare strike over unpaid salaries

Workers of the Eastern Regional branch of the Architectural and Engineering Services Limited (AESL), have declared a strike beginning today [Monday], over non-payment of salaries. According to the workers, they were last paid in July 2017. They have blamed the government for failing to constitute a board of directors to oversee the affairs of the company. The spokesperson for the ...

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Residents clear heap of sand after Ebony’s fatal crash

The heap of sand said to have played a part in the fatal car crash that killed the 20-year-old singer, Ebony Reigns, has been cleared by some residents of Nyamebekyere, near Mankraso in the Ahafo Ano South District of the Ashanti Region. Ahafo Ano South District Chief Executive, Joseph Agemang Dapaah, confirmed this to Citi News, saying that particular area between Nyamebekyere ...

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Akufo-Addo to grill his ministers today

President Akufo Addo will today [Monday] assess the performance of his Ministers of State for the one year they have been in office. The President is expected to have face-to-face conversations with each of his appointees in an appraisal. The evaluation sessions will have the Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, and the Chief of Staff Akosua Frema Opare also in ...

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Liberian fined GH¢18,000 for illegal mining

A Tarkwa circuit court has fined a Liberian GH¢ 18,000 for mining illegally and causing harm. The convict, Paul Nakaah, unemployed, who pleaded guilty to the crime, will in default serve 48 months in prison. Prosecuting, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Juliana Essel-Dadzie told the court that the complainant in the case is a resident of Kaniakor Top site and ...

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M.anifest, Mzvee take GACA campaign to Kpandai District

Ghanaians Against Child Abuse (GACA), a campaign to ensure that all forms of abuses against children are highlighted and tackled has been launched at Katiejeli in the Kpandai district of the northern region. The campaign is intended to created awareness on the effects of child abuse especially among children of school going age. This leg of the campaign received support from ...

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Commission on new regions wants chieftaincy disputes resolved

The Chairman of the Commission of Inquiry overseeing the proposed creation of the new regions, Justice Stephen Allan Brobbey, has called for the resolution of chieftaincy disputes which in his view have the potential to impede the creation of new regions He urged chiefs in areas where the regions are to be created to endeavour to resolve the various chieftaincy ...

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