Renovate community Police stations – DCOP Kofi Boakye

Ashanti Regional Police Commander, DCOP Nathan Kofi Boakye

The Ashanti Regional Police Commander, DCOP Nathan Kofi Boakye has appealed to community leaders of Beposo in the Sekyere Central District to assist in the renovation of police stations in the area. The police station is in a sorry state with dilapidated roofs on almost all the offices leaking when the rain falls. The stations do not have washrooms, giving ...

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Public toilets not government priority – DCE


Mr Alhassan Mohammed Sorogudoo, Sagnarigu District Chief Executive (DCE) has maintained that the construction of public toilets would not be a priority for government. He has therefore advised land developers to include toilets in their plans. He explained that because government is building public toilets, some house owners are converting their toilets into sleeping places while others deliberately refuse to include ...

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Two suspected criminals arrested in Tema


The Tema Regional Police Command has arrested two suspects who had in their possession various implements with the intention of committing crime. Speaking at a press briefing in Tema, the Regional Police Commander, DCOP Beatrice Zakpaa Vib-Sanziri provided details on the suspects and their mode of operations. A Police patrol team on their usual rounds reportedly spotted the suspect driver, ...

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Heckling of EU Rep. unfortunate – Yaw Gebe

Claude Maerten, European Union Representative in Ghana

An International Relations Analyst, Dr. Yaw Gebe has described as unfortunate and unacceptable, the conduct of participants at the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) forum in Accra on Thursday. European Union Representative in Ghana, Claude Maerten was heckled by participants at the forum designed to iron out issues regarding the EPA. The EU representative was prevented from speaking when he was introduced ...

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Hajj board announces new fares for 2014 pilgrimage

saudi arabia

The National Hajj Board has announced new fares for this year’s holy pilgrimage to Mecca. Prospective Pilgrims will now pay an amount of 3,450 dollars with accommodation, transport and feeding inclusive. Addressing a news conference on Thursday, the Chairman of the Board, Alhaji Rauf Tanko said all the necessary arrangements have been put in place for a successful Hajj this ...

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Gov’t must present final EPA document for review – AGI


The Vice President of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Dr. George Dawson-Ahmoah has asked  government to make available the complete document of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) for critical review . “We would like to have a complete document of the EPA agreement to review so we would have a positive understanding and be able to relate this to ...

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Bawku cocoa farmer defiles 13 year old


Police in Bawku have arrested a 31 year old cocoa farmer from Bawku, Dramani Azuri living in Afigyasi in the Ashanti region. He was arrested for allegedly defiling a 13 year old pupil of the Bawku Wataniya English and Arabic Primary School. The alleged rapist was reported to have committed the crime when the victim visited her Auntie at Afigyasi ...

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Kwesi Ahwoi presents relief items to displaced persons

Kwesi Awhoi

The Minister of the Interior, Kwesi Ahwoi has presented some relief items to persons displaced during the recent violent conflicts in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo and the East Mamprusi districts, as part of measures to alleviate their plight. The items, which were presented through the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), included 70 bags of rice, 10 bags of maize, 250 pieces of ...

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Let’s renew our hope in Ghana this Easter – Nana Addo

Nana Akufo-Addo

The 2012 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo is appealing to Ghanaians to renew their hope for Ghana during this Easter season despite the numerous challenges facing the nation. “It is a time for renewed hope amidst continued challenges our country is currently facing,” he said. Christian across the world and in Ghana will from Friday, ...

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Names of suspects of illegal fishing to be published – Police

Cephas Arthur

The Ghana Police Service has indicated it will start publishing in the newspapers, the names of people who are arrested for violating the fishing laws at regular intervals. According to the Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Police Service, DSP Cephas Arthur, this exercise will deter others from using illegal fishing equipment. The Marine Police Unit of the Ghana Police ...

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