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NPP Gov’t losing credibility – Bole-Bamboi MP

The Member of Parliament for Bole-Bamboi, Yusif Sulemana, has said  the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government, is fast losing credibility in how it is managing the country. His comment is a reaction to the Gender Minister’s response in Parliament to his question on the 30 percent protocol allocation to some persons selected as caterers for the programme. The Minister told ...

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Police piloting paperless system to improve efficiency

The Ghana Police Service is piloting a paperless system at some police stations in the country as part of reforms to make the police more effective. According to the acting head of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Service, DCOP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, the system was being piloted in 26 police stations in Accra and Tema. She stated that, the system, ...

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Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital staff begin strike; Patients ‘set free’

The staff of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital in the Central Region, have carried out their threat to lay down their tools, in an attempt to compel the government to remove the facility’s Medical Director, Dr. Eugene Dordoye from his post. The staff thus commenced a sit-down strike today [Thursday]. The nurses had earlier given the government a three-day ultimatum and ...

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Danish Queen Margrethe II, arrives in Ghana for state visit

The Queen of Denmark, Margrethe II, arrived in Ghana on Wednesday for a two-day state visit. The visit is aimed at consolidating the long-standing relationship between Ghana and Denmark. Ghana and Denmark have enjoyed strong diplomatic and commercial ties over the years, and this visit by the Queen, who will be joined by representatives of Danish companies and business organizations, ...

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Kasoa, 50 other crime hotspots to emerge by 2021 – Aning

Security expert, Dr. Kwesi Aning, has sounded warning bells that Kasoa in the Central Region has become a crime hotspot which requires urgent security intervention. According to him, 50 other areas are likely to become havens of crime in the next four years if the country’s security agencies do not take urgent steps to arrest the situation. Armed robbery and ...

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CETAG calls off 3-week old strike over salary arrears

The Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG), have called off the three-week-old strike they declared over the failure of government to pay salary arrears owed them since October 2016. The General Secretary of CETAG, Prince Obeng-Himah, confirmed to Citi News that the teachers would return to the classrooms following assurances from the government that the arrears would be paid to them ...

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‘Killed’ robbery suspects were terrorizing residents – Dery

The Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, has told Parliament that the two suspected criminals who were recently shot in Police custody at Asawase in the Ashanti Region, were individuals who had been robbing and terrorizing residents of Kumasi. According to him, the suspects were shot when they attempted to escape custody, whilst the police conducted a search at one of their ...

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Free SHS an embarrassment to parents, students – Ayariga

Hassan Ayariga

Founder and Leader of the All People’s Congress (APC) Party, Hassan Ayariga, has described government’s flagship free SHS policy as an embarrassment to students and parents. Speaking to journalists, Mr. Ayariga said the governing NPP is desperate for credibility, and is therefore implementing policies such as the free SHS in a haphazard manner. “Who says implementing the free SHS means ...

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Takoradi: Man arrested for burning mother’s house

A 29-year-old resident of the Zenith Electoral Area in Takoradi in the Sekondi -Takoradi Metropolis, has been arrested after he reportedly set his mother’s house on fire on Tuesday. The Western Regional Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Police Service, ASP Olivia Adiku, confirmed that the suspect is in custody. All items belonging to the suspect’s mother and that of ...

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NUNSEC to be closed down over inadequate toilet facilities

Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly

The Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly sanitation court, is set to shut down the Nungua Senior High School on Friday, November 24 for using poor toilet facilities. According to the Nungua SHS headmistress, Cecelia Asabea Boateng, several attempts have been made to get the various authorities to address the school’s poor toilet conditions but to no avail. Speaking to Citi News, ...

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