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Mahama condemns Police ‘brutality’ on Anyidoho sympathizers

Former President John Mahama has condemned the Police for what he describes as their ‘high-handed’ responses to “innocent” Ghanaians who massed up at the Police Headquarters on Tuesday night in solidarity with arrested NDC Deputy General Secretary, Koku Anyidoho. In a Facebook post, the former President chided the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and President Akufo-Addo for the manner in ...

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Academy of Christ the King students protest encroachment on school lands

Students of The Academy of Christ the King Senior High School at Cape Coast in the Central Region, have demonstrated against encroachers who have allegedly taken over the school’s lands. The students, who had wore red armbands on Tuesday, said they do not feel safe because they have received death threats from some of the encroachers. “We are demonstrating because ...

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COPEC, ICU to demonstrate over fuel price hikes

The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers [COPEC], has said it will embark on a demonstration on Wednesday over what it describes as the persistent increase in the prices of petroleum products. According to the Chamber, the demonstration, which is in collaboration with the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU), is to force government to further reduce taxes on petroleum products. Consumers ...

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Gyamaa Pensan SHS students levied 100 cedis each after rioting

Each student of the Gyaama Pensan Senior High Technical School in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti Region, has been asked to pay Ghc 100 to to cater for damage caused to properties following disturbances by some students. The students were also made to sign a bond to be of good behavior. Parents and guardians of the students have ...

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Police beg Kuntunse residents to postpone demo against illegal factory

Police have met residents of Kutunse in the Ga West Municipality in a bid to persuade them to postpone their intended demonstration. The residents of Korleman City, an estate in the area, have raised concerns about how the activities of the company were affecting them. They had planned to demonstrate on Saturday against what they describe as unlawful operations of Happy ...

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VIP resisting us due to fear of competition – STC

Managers of the State Transport Corporation (STC), say the VIP bus transport operators’ resistance of their plans to begin operations at Asafo market in Kumasi, is largely because they are scared of competition. Some officials of STC, who had visited the Asafo Market terminal to launch the Corporation’s new terminal were denied access to the venue by VIP bus officials. ...

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Cocoa farmers threaten demo over sale of farm lands

Some cocoa farmers in the Eastern Region are threatening to embark on a demonstration to register their displeasure over the sale of cocoa farm lands to rubber plantation investors by their land owners. The President of Concerned Farmers Association of Ghana Nana, Oboadie Bonsu alleged that over two thousand acres of cocoa farms have so far been destroyed to pave ...

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Battor residents demonstrate over bad roads [Photos]

Residents of Battor, the capital of the North Tongu District in the Volta Region, hit the streets today [Wednesday] to protest and demand the construction of roads in the area. Residents say the roads are in a deplorable state and become unmotorable after heavy rains. They say the situation is affecting education and businesses in the area. Addressing the media during ...

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Newly recruited Teachers threaten demo over salary arrears

Newly recruited teachers from the country’s Colleges of Education have threatened to embark on a nationwide strike on May 22, over the non- payment of their salary arrears. The President of the Group, Abubakar Suale, told Citi News their decision has become necessary following the failure of the Ministry of Education, the Ghana Education Service, and the Controller and Accountants ...

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Stay off protest zones in Ghana – US gov’t warns nationals

The US government has cautioned its citizens in Ghana to stay away from zones where protest and demonstration are usually held in the country during the December 7 polls. A statement issued by the US Embassy in Ghana said although they have not picked up information regarding any planned protests, US nationals should be cautious because such social disruptions “could ...

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