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50-yr old security guard jailed for defiling 12-yr old girl

A 50-year-old man, Alhassan Mahamud, alias Armpress, has been sentenced to nine years imprisonment with hard labour by a Circuit Court for defiling a 12-year-old in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region. His accomplice, 60-year-old Shani Iddrisu, who is unemployed, has however been granted bail. Alhassan Mahamud was charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit crime contrary to section ...

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Ghana strategy report to be launched on April 25

Steven Blessing Ackah, first Ghanaian to chair the G200 Youth Summit in 2017 and Clarissa J.A. Luttmann, Associate member of the G200 Youth Association facilitated by the G20 Youth Council Geneva, Switzerland, is to launch the first Ghana Strategy Report on 25th April, 2018. The launch of the report will be in partnership with the China-Europe International Business School, Simpolicy- ...

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Tema: 96,000 homes cited for illegal electricity connections in 2017

ECG prepaid meters

The Manager in charge of Revenue Protection at the Tema Regional office of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Madam Cynthia Kyei Gyamfi has announced that about 96, 000 houses within Tema engaged in various forms of illegal connection last year. She added that within the same period 97 customers were prosecuted and billed to pay for the power that ...

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GIS to implement 5-yr strategic plan to end illegal migration

Commissioner Eric Afari

The Ghana Immigration Service is set to implement a five-year strategic plan aimed at reforming the Service to deal with the menace of illegal migration. The plan, which is expected to span between 2018 and 2022, is a continuation of an earlier strategic plan that ended in 2015. Briefing the media at a validation workshop, the Chairman of the Strategic ...

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Group to protest against US ‘military base’ deal on Wednesday

A group calling itself Ghana First, has served notice it will demonstrate on Wednesday, March 28, against the approval of the Ghana-US defence cooperation agreement by Parliament. The group said the agreement is not in the best interest of the country, and must not be implemented. Parliament last Friday ratified the agreement, which allows the US military to camp some ...

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Male shoppers sweep prizes in malls’ Holiday Travel Trivia final

West Hills Winner waves

The triple travel trivia promotion closed at the weekend with a keenly-contested game of wits which ended with an all-male haul for the three slots of all-expense-paid trips to international holiday destinations. Shoppers Jacob Acquah, a staff of the Mechanical Workshop (Cinema Section) of the Ministry of Information, Kingsley Kusi Asomah, an aluminium technician at Kenab Glazing Limited and an ...

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Dodowa: Over 100 orphans feted at Potter’s Village

Over a hundred orphans of the Potter’s Village at Dodowa were treated to good food and drinks by the youth of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church last Saturday. The gesture was part of a series of activities to mark the church’s Youth Week celebration which began on March 18, 2018 In addition to the breakfast, they also donated items worth GHc ...

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Security beefed up Kumasi over relocation of traders

The Ashanti Regional Security Council has deployed a joint security team to assist officials of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) in the ongoing relocation of traders and drivers. The personnel, comprising officers from the police, military, the Ghana National Fire Service, the Prisons and the Immigration Service are expected to augment the efforts of the group that is already overseeing the ...

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La: Lack of streetlights threatening security [Report]

Residents of La, a suburb of the La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly in the Greater-Accra Region, and commuters who use the Accra-Tema Beach Road, on a daily basis battle with poor visibility and constant robbery attacks. This is simply because streetlights dotted across the Beach Road area have not been functioning for many years now. In this report, Citi News’ Akosua ...

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Otumfuo receives rousing welcome at Kumasi Airport [Photos]

Many individuals including chiefs, government officials and residents, on Saturday, 24th March, 2018, trooped to the Kumasi Airport to welcome the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II back home from his recent international travels. The Asantehene first visited Malta, and then proceeded to South Africa before his return. Otumfuo and his entourage of chiefs, drummers and traditional poets, were in Malta ...

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