LPG marketers backdown on closure of outlets


LPG operators have announced the rescheduling of the maintenance of their retail outlets with immediate effect. The move according to the businesses, is to ensure uninterrupted supply of liquefied petroleum gas. The decision was arrived at after an emergency meeting between OMCs, Ghana Liquefied Petroleum Gas Operators and the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketing Companies on Thursday, October 19, 2017. LPG ...

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Justice Brobbey chairs 9-member commission for new regions

Stephen Allan Brobbey

A retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Brobbey, will chair the new commission inaugurated by President Akufo-Addo to collate views from the public on the creation of the proposed three new regions. He will lead the committee with 8 others with various expertise to undertake the consultation process. The eight (8) are: Dr. Grace Bediako (Former Government Statistician) Maulvi ...

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Karaga SHS burns phones of over 100 students


Authorities of Karaga Senior High School in the Northern Region have seized and burnt over 100 mobile phones belonging to students, who flouted stipulated rules not to use phones whilst in school. The burning of the phones is to reinforce strict compliance with the ban on the use of mobile phones in all second-cycle schools. gathered that, some of ...

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U/East: Suspected galamsey kingpin arrested for robbery


An alleged illegal mining kingpin operating in the Gbane area of the Talensi District of the Upper East Region, Akwasi Appiah, popularly known as Akwasi Bantama, has been arrested by the police. He is accused of deploying some illegal miners with explosives into a Shaanxi Mining company site to steal gold ores. Akwasi Appiah’s activities are believed to have led to the ...

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Nana Addo cuts sod for One-District, One-Warehouse [Photos]


The President, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo, has launched the One-District One-Warehouse component of the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP). He cut the sod for the construction of a 1000 metric tonnes capacity warehouse at Ejura in the Ashanti Region. The warehouse, according to the President, will not only minimize post-harvest losses but also boost efforts in ensuring food security. ...

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Tree collapses on cars, causes traffic jam at East Legon


A large tree collapsed on two vehicles at East Legon, near the KFC fast food joint on the Lagos Avenue, after nearly an hour-long downpour on Wednesday afternoon. There have been no casualties recorded thus far, as the tree was reported to have fallen slowly allowing for the pedestrians and the vehicles at the time, to make evasive maneuvers. Eyewitnesses ...

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Damongo Agric College shutdown after boycott over allowances

Minister of Agric, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto.

The Damongo Agric College in the West Gonja District of the Northern Region has been temporarily shutdown. Students of the College for the past three weeks have boycotted lectures in protest over their unpaid allowances. This follows a similar protest by their colleagues of the Kwadaso Agric College in the Ashanti Region, and other parts of the country. Vice Principal ...

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Ghana beat Niger to progress to U-17 World Cup quarters


Ghana defeated Niger 2-0 in an all-African Round of 16 clash at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. The win earns the Black Starlets a quarter-final clash versus another African opponent in Mali on Saturday in Guwahati. Ghana dominated the first half, creating 13 attempts to Niger’s lone effort. The West Africans created the ...

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NPP youth lock up School Feeding office in Tamale

Otiko Afisa Djaba tasting a meal under the GSFP.

A pro New Patriotic Party (NPP) youth group at Aboabo, a suburb of Tamale in the Northern Region, calling itself the Burma Camp Youth Wing, has vowed never to unlock the Northern Regional Secretariat of the Ghana School Feeding Programme, (GSFP). The group on Monday October 16, 2017, chased out the Regional Coordinator and staff, and locked up the offices ...

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McDan CEO to rescue La Presby students studying on cement blocks


The well-documented struggles of the first year Senior High School students at the La Presby Senior High School may be lessened after the CEO of McDan Shipping, Daniel Makorley, pledged to donate furniture to first-year classrooms that have students sitting on cement blocks and wooden planks. Citi News’ serialized reports on the school’s troubling infrastructure deficit, caught the attention of the CEO, who also ...

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