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EOCO arrests 2 Ghanaians for money laundering, romance scam

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The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) has arrested two Ghanaians and a UK-based accomplice over allegations of trade-based money laundering and romance fraud. According to EOCO, over 16 British have fallen victim to the fraud which involves about £5 million The suspects, Moro Musah and Sabina Adzre, allegedly operate with UK-based Opoku Agyeman, who is believed to be a ...

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Free SHS: Continuing students refuse to pay fees [Report]

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Some continuing students in some Senior High Schools who feel left out of the Free SHS policy have resorted to defaulting in paying their fees. This according to some heads, is making the running of schools difficult. Under the Free SHS policy, the government is footing all the bills of form one students which includes serving day students one hot ...

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Can Ghana’s emergency response handle terror attack? [Article]

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On Sunday 24th September 2017, news of an alleged terrorist attack at the Accra Mall made waves on social media, sparking fear and panic countrywide.  The alleged terrorist attack eventually turned out to be a huge hoax. On a number of occasions, countries across the globe have had cause to warn, and continue to warn their citizens against imminent terror ...

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Our gas did not cause Atomic Junction explosion – Ghana Gas  

Ben Asante [Ghana Gas CEO]

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Gas Company, Dr. Ben Asante, is refuting allegations that high pressures from gas produced by the company caused the leakage that led to the Atomic Junction gas explosion. Dr. Asante also disputed claims that gas from Ghana Gas is not odorized, hence cannot be detected early when there is a leakage. Speaking to ...

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Accra Technical University lecturers call off strike

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Lecturers at the Accra Technical University (ATU) have called off their 5-day old strike. According to them, they have witnessed a demonstration of good faith by the school’s management towards fixing the challenges. The lecturers declared the strike over what they described as poor conditions in the school, which they claimed negatively affected teaching and learning. Organizer of the Accra Technical ...

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Pupils abandon classes to wave at Ouattara on the streets [Photos]

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Classes were halted for some basic school pupils in the national capital, Accra, as they spent parts of Monday morning and afternoon lined up along principal streets to welcome the President of Cote d’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara. The pupils, holding Ghanaian and Ivorian flags, were waiting for a scheduled ceremonial procession involving President Ouattara. This kind of practice, which is very common in Ghana, has been condemned ...

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50 students picked for stage II of Citi FM’s Literacy Challenge

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Citi FM has released the list of the top 50 JHS students, who have made it to the next stage of The Literacy Challenge. This will set the stage for the final level (Level III) of the competition, where the eventual winner wins Ghc10,000. The fifty students are mostly from schools in the Greater Accra Region, and other parts of ...

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Woyome files motion to stop valuation of his assets

Alfred Woyome

Businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome, has challenged the legality of the valuation of his assets by the state. Mr. Woyome challenged the state by filing a motion at the Supreme Court praying the court to declare the actions illegal and further halt it. According to lawyers for Mr. Woyome, the order on which the state is relying to embark on the ...

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6 police officers caught taking money from drivers in trouble

IGP, David Asante-Apeatu

Six police officers have been summoned by the Police Intelligence and Professional Standards (PIPS) Bureau of the Ghana Police Service to answer charges of misconduct. The six, who are all stationed at the Sekondi Police Regional headquarters, were caught on video collecting money from drivers at the Inchaban Barrier. The Director-General of Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, Assistant ...

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Ghana doesn’t value history – Ave Maria Resort laments GPHA bulldozing

The Ave Maria Resort

The proprietress of Ave Maria Resort in Tema, Theresa Ntim, has expressed her frustration over the bulldozing of the frontage of the facility by some unknown security officials from the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) on Saturday. She said her investment, worth $10 million, is being destroyed without human face and recourse to the law. Beyond that, Mrs. Ntim ...

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