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Winnie Mandela was “fearless and remarkable” – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has eulogized anti-apartheid campaigner and former South African first lady, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, describing her as a fearless and remarkable woman. Winnie Mandela died on Monday after a long illness, which had seen her go in and out of hospital since the beginning of the year [2018]. Winnie Mandela and her former husband Nelson Mandela, who were both ...

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‘Great cartel’ manipulating fuel prices – BOST staff warn gov’t

The Junior and the Senior Staff unions of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST), have called on the government to move against what they describe as a cartel within the company sabotaging fuel prices. In a statement, the executives of the two unions stated that BOST is the only institution with the adequate infrastructure and the human resource capacity ...

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Expansion of School Junction-Adjiringanor road finally begins

Construction work to expand the School junction-Adjirangano road in Accra, has finally started. The stretch, which connects East Legon to Ashaley Botwe, Lake Side, Nmai Dzorn, Zoomlion, Trassaco estate, Nanakrom, Santoe, East Legon Hills, and connects adjoining communities to Ashaiman, has for a long time now been riddled with gaping potholes. The situation has been a major source of worry ...

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We also deserve a national holiday – Traditionalists

African Traditional Worshipers in the Volta Region are calling on the government to identify a holiday for such worshipers in the national calendar as it is done for Muslims and Christians. Speaking at this year’s Apetorku Festival held in Dagbamate in the Akatsi South District of the Volta Region, Chief of Dagbamate, Torgbui Klu Agudzeamegah II, said the activities of ...

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Koku Anyidoho returns to CID today

A Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho, is expected to report to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), of the Police Service today [Tuesday], for investigations into the allegations of treason brought against him. A member of his legal team, Victor Adawudu, assured that Mr. Anyidoho will present himself as directed by the police. “We ...

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Enforce sanitation bye-laws to ensure cleaner Accra – Palmer-Buckle

The Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, Charles Palmer-Buckle, has attributed the insanitary conditions in the city to the sense of indiscipline, calling on city authorities to enforce sanitation laws and put in place proactive measures to address the menace. According to him, it behooves on city authorities to enforce sanitation laws, educate citizens and provide the needed support to prevent littering, ...

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KMA seeks bailout as waste management debt reaches Ghc63m

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly’s pledge to make the metropolis the cleanest city could hit a snag as the Assembly is grappling with a Ghc 63,800,000.00 debt owed waste management service providers in the Ashanti Region. Apart from the debt owed the service providers, the contractor in charge of the Assembly’s landfill site demands not less than Ghc 100,000.00 per month ...

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50-yr old man allegedly commits suicide at Tema

A man believed to be in his early 50s has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself on a scaffold in the house he lived in at a suburb called Top 10″,  near the Volta River Authority (VRA)’s Kpone Thermal Plant at Tema in the early hours of Monday. The man, whose name was given as Kofi Emmanuel, was a mason who ...

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Poultry Farmers Association appeals to gov’t for support

The Poultry Farmers Association of Ghana has called on government to put in the necessary measures to boost local poultry production as it restricts imported poultry. According to the association, government must do more by equipping local poultry farmers to meet the demand for poultry. The Ministry of Agriculture recently announced that it has restricted the importation of frozen poultry ...

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4th Medical Excellence Awards launched

The third edition of the Medical Excellence Awards (MEA) has been launched at the Achimota hospital in Accra. The award is meant to reward outstanding health professionals who have made significant impact in the country. This year’s launch came with a call on healthcare providers “to smile with their healthcare personnel.” The award categories cover best doctors, nurses, mortuary attendants, ...

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