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Police to deploy 10,000 officers for Easter festivities

The Ghana Police Service says over 10,000 police officers will be deployed across the country to ensure maximum security during this year’s Easter festivities. According to the Service, all regional commanders have been tasked to deploy officers to densely populated events. Speaking to Citi News, Director-General of Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, ACP David Eklu, assured Ghanaians of ...

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Stonebwoy, Cassper Nyovest record joint track

Ghanaian dancehall artiste Stonebwoy has teamed up with South African heavyweight rapper, Cassper Nyovest on a new song. Both Cassper Nyovest and Stonebwoy made this announcement via posts on the social media handles. “Made a smash hit last night,” Stonebwoy wrote on Facebook on Wednesday afternoon. This comes few days after Cassper had publicly chosen Stonebwoy as his favourite dance ...

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Gov’t to honour Tetteh Quarshie with statue

President Akufo Addo has announced plans by the government to erect a statue in honour Tetteh Quarshie, the man who first brought a commercially viable cocoa to Ghana. The statue will be erected at Tetteh Quarshie Roundabout in Accra. According to the President, the move is to recognise the enormous contribution of Tetteh Quarshie to Ghana’s development. Speaking at a ...

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Anyidoho to appear in court today over coup comments

Detained National Democratic Congress (NDC) Deputy General Secretary, Koku Anyidoho, is likely to spend the weekend in the custody of the BNI. This is according to a member of his legal team, Chris Ackumey, who told Citi News, there are indications to put Mr. Anyidoho before a magistrate court today, although the court is expected to refuse jurisdiction because of ...

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Act maturely over Anyidoho’s arrest – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings

Former President Jerry Rawlings has called for cool heads and the rule of law to prevail in the matter of Koku Anyidoho’s arrest for treason. Describing the whole saga as a “media-political circus” in a statement on social media, Mr. Rawlings said, said the investigative processes must be adhered to without recourse to emotions. Following some complaints of police brutality ...

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Amewu condemns police assault on journalist at CID Headquarters

Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu, on Wednesday visited a member of his Ministry’s press corps, Latif Iddris of Joy News, one of the Multimedia Group Limited’s platforms, who was beaten by some police officers at the Headquarters of the Police Criminal Investigations Department on Tuesday. Latif Iddris, who has been on admission at the Lighthouse Mission Hospital ...

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Goldstreet Business supports New Life Orphanage at Nungua

The management and staff of Goldstreet Business, one of Ghana’s leading business newspapers, on Wednesday, March 28, donated foodstuffs and toiletries valued at over GHS13,000 to the New Life Nungua Children’s Home in Accra. In addition, the newspaper house also donated a cow, cartons of purified water and office furniture to the home. Mr. Charles Wireko, Publisher of Goldstreet Business ...

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We’ll save $60m yearly from renegotiated Karpower deal – Dep. Minister

Though the exact savings from the renegotiation of the Karpower deal from 10 to 20 years are yet to emerge, Ghana will be saving at least $60 million per year, according to a deputy Minister for Energy, William Owuraku Aidoo. These savings will come from the utilization of gas from the Sankofa fields. Mr. Aidoo justified the Akufo-Addo’s administration’s extension of ...

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Media Foundation condemns police assault on journalist; demands probe

The Media Foundation for West Africa, has in a statement condemned in the strongest terms the brutal attack on Latif Iddris, a reporter from Joy News, one of the platforms of the Multimedia Group based in Accra. Latif Iddris had gone to cover protests at the Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Service on March 27, 2018, where a ...

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5 sailors held hostage by Nigerian pirates; Ghana Navy rescue vessel

Five persons on board a Ghanaian fishing vessel which was reported missing on Monday in an alleged hijack by pirates, have been taken hostage, but the abandoned vessel has been rescued by the Ghana Navy. The five, including three Koreans, one Ghanaian and a Greek national, are believed to have been taken hostage by some alleged Nigerian hijackers, who attempted ...

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