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Citi FM named G/Accra’s top tourism-oriented radio station for 2017

The Ghana Tourism Authority has adjudged Citi FM as Greater Accra’s Tourism-oriented Radio Station of the Year for 2017. The award was presented to the station during the Greater Accra Regional Tourism Awards held last night [Friday], February 16, 2018 in Accra. According to the Ghana Tourism Authority, Citi FM was awarded because of its efforts towards the growth of the ...

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Kumasi: Fire guts cars, repair shop at Sofoline

Four cars and a vehicle repair shop have been ravaged by fire at Sofoline a suburb of the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi. According to eyewitnesses, the fire started about 7:30 pm yesterday [Friday]. Residents tried to douse the fire and managed to prevent it from spreading to other shops before the arrival of firefighters from the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital fire ...

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Cancelling AMERI deal could cause judgement debt – Mutawakilu

The Minority Spokesperson on Mines and Energy, Adam Mutawakilu has warned that Ghana risks facing a significant judgement debt if the controversial AMERI power deal is cancelled. His comment comes in the wake of calls for the special committee, set up six months ago to investigate the deal, to present its report to Parliament. Mr. Mutawakilu, claimed that the  Committee ...

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AquaVenture Holdings acquires Teshie desalination plant

American water services company, AquaVenture Holdings, has acquired a majority stake in the Teshie Desalination Plant. Abengoa, operators of the plant signed an agreement with AquaVenture Holdings to transfer 56 percent of its shares in the plant, worth about 26 million dollars. The Teshie Desalination Plant was shut down in 2017 for a renegotiation of the contract with government, which is believed ...

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Report on AMERI deal not ready – C’ttee Chairman

The Committee tasked to investigate the controversial AMERI power deal is yet to present its report to Parliament, six months after it was set up. In August 2017, the Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa, K.T Hammond, filed a motion asking Parliament to rescind the earlier ratification of the deal with was signed by the Mahama administration. Prior to the ...

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Mother, 3 others arrested for killing supposed ‘evil child’

Four persons have been arrested by police at Akyem Oda in the Eastern Region for allegedly killing a child accused of possessing an evil spirit. Those arrested includes the mother and grandmother of the deceased five year-old child. Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Ebenezer Tetteh, told Citi News the police are still on a manhunt for the father of ...

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Ankaful Hospital Director asked to temporarily step aside

The Ministry of Health has asked the embattled Director of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital, Dr. Eugene Dordoye to relinquish his position temporarily. The decision was arrived at after an emergency meeting today [Friday] between the Ministry and the medical director. The nurses and physician assistants at the facility withdrew their services earlier this week, and demanded that Dr. Dordoye’s appointment ...

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Gov’t to employ additional 50 State Attorneys

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Mrs. Gloria Akuffo, has hinted that government has secured financial clearance from the Ministry of Finance for the  employment Fifty (50) State Attorneys to augment and strengthen the delivery of justice in the country. Gloria Akuffo disclosed this at Bolgatanga during a familiarization tour of the Upper East Region on Thursday. The tour ...

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Akufo-Addo congratulates SA’s new President Cyril Ramaphosa

President Akufo-Addo has congratulated South Africa’s new President, Cyril Ramaphosa. He said Ramaphosa’s election is “well-deserved” and “a vindication of the trust and confidence reposed in you by the Members of the Parliament of South Africa, and by your great party, the African National Congress (ANC).” Akufo-Addo said he was hopeful of a close working relationship with Cyril Ramaphosa to “improve the ...

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From the bush to the court: How Dzodze antelope met its untimely death

A Cape Bushbuck, a creature from the antelope family, wandered into the wrong place at the wrong time when it found itself at the Dzodze Magistrate Courtyard on Monday. The Bushbuck ended up filling the bellies of some individuals after it was caught and eventually slaughtered by residents and workers in the area. The Judicial Service Workers and National Disaster Management ...

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