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Tree collapses on cars, causes traffic jam at East Legon

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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

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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

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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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Minority to boycott today’s discussion on withdrawal of AMERI deal

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The Minority in Parliament will today [Wednesday], go ahead with a planned boycott of Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament’s deliberations on the urgent motion, filed to reverse the AMERI power agreement. The boycott is due to the fact that the motion to withdraw the 2015 AMERI deal, was not debated in Parliament before being forwarded to the Mines and Energy committee. ...

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Frustrated jobless Doctor writes to Citi FM, cries over neglect

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Some 245 trained but unemployed doctors, have questioned the efforts of the Health and Finance Ministries in absorbing them into the public service. The doctors, who graduated in 2014, say all efforts to secure financial clearance for their absorption have proved futile, whiles many hospitals lack doctors, putting the lives of patients at risk. In a heartfelt petition to Citi News to ...

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Group petitions CHRAJ to probe BOST MD

BOST MD, Alfred Obeng Boateng

A group calling itself the Coalition for Social Justice, has petitioned the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), to investigate the Managing Director of BOST Alfred Obeng, over the sale of 5 million litres of contaminated fuel. According to the Coalition, Mr. Obeng acted unlawfully when he ordered the sale of the fuel to two unlicensed businesses. The group ...

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Afua Nana Kyerewah Ababio wins Citi FM’s Best Boss Promotion

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Afua Nana Kyerewah Ababio, Head of Private Banking at The Royal Bank, has been adjudged winner of the Citi FM’s Best Boss Promotion, out of about fifty (50) entries that were received from employees of different companies nominating their bosses. The promotion, which ran for about two weeks, sought to honour bosses of various institutions and companies. Listeners of Citi ...

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Duke’s parliamentary Diary: Week 2 – The Case of an Explosion, ISIS and privileges

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Deliberations in Parliament last week, begun on Tuesday with the topical matter of the Atomic Junction Gas explosion that claimed seven lives and injured over 100. In a bid to capture the national mood after the explosion that has got authorities thinking once again about the far-reaching regulations for the retail of gas in the country, the Chairman of the ...

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