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Students angry over schools’ closure for Asantehemaa’s funeral rites

Some students in the Kumasi Metropolis are displeased with the suspension of classes today [Monday], in line with activities put in place by the Manhyia Palace for the observation of the final funeral rites of the late Asante Queen Mother, Afia Kobe Ampem II. Students reported to school this morning only to be told there will be no teaching and ...

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Newspaper headlines: Monday, December 4, 2017

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Akufo-Addo launches 2017 anti-corruption week today

President Akufo-Addo is expected to launch the week-long celebration of 2017 Anti-corruption week and National Anti-Corruption (NACAP) conference in Accra today [Monday]. The celebration, which begins on Monday, December 4 and ends on December 9, 2017, seeks to review the state of corruption in the country, and provides a platform for the assessment of the country’s implementation of anti-corruption measures. ...

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AMA issues 1-week ultimatum to illegal East Legon settlers

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has issued a 1-week ultimatum to illegal settlers at Mempeasem, a suburb of East Legon in Accra, to leave the area or face demolition. The Assembly says it has identified about 500 settlers in the area. Some of the settlers were managing piggeries and have illegally allocated to themselves portions of land. According to the ...

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Fuel prices: Jinapor warns gov’t over price Stabilization levy reduction

A former Deputy Power Minister, John Jinapor, has cautioned government against the implementation of the planned reduction in the price stabilization and recovery levy on some petroleum products without parliamentary approval. According to him, failure to do so will amount to a breach of the constitution. The NPA over the weekend announced that it has reduced the levy from 10 ...

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Guinness Ghana launches ‘Ɔdehye’ beer

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL), Ghana’s only Total Beverage Business in line with its commitment to delight consumers with fantastic new drinks rooted in identified consumer insight, has launched Ɔdehyeɛ Beer; A beer celebrating Ashanti heritage, progress & future on farmers Day. A testament to our pioneering work in local raw materials usage and support for our local farmers. Ɔdehyeɛ ...

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Lebanese arrested for allegedly raping 19-year-old househelp

A Lebanese national has been arrested for allegedly raping his 19-year-old househelp at Airport Hills residential area in Accra. Four policemen from the East Legon District Police Command arrested Haddad Rabih, around 11:45 pm on Sunday. The suspect, Graphic Online gathered forcibly had sex with the victim around 5:00pm on Saturday in the absence of his wife and other occupants of his ...

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Brexit: Theresa May in Brussels for key talks with EU

Theresa May is set to meet key EU figures for talks on Brexit which could determine whether the UK is able to move on to negotiations on trade. The BBC understands deals on the UK “divorce bill” and citizens’ rights were reached this weekend. But the UK border with Ireland remains an outstanding issue. The PM will meet European Commission ...

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Jospong to construct $11.5m wastewater treatment plant in Kumasi

The JOSPONG Group of Companies of Ghana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pureco Limited, a Hungarian water resource technology engineering firm, for the design and construction of a state-of-the-art fully customized wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in Kumasi, to solve the environmental and sanitation problem of the city and its environs. The (1000 m3/day) project is expected to ...

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AU let Gaddafi down – Franklin Cudjoe

President of policy think tank, IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe, has accused the African Union (AU), of turning its back against former Libyan leader, the late Muammar Gaddafi when he needed the support of the union the most. The North African country has been plunged into chaos nearly years after its leader; Muammar Gaddafi was killed in an operation carried out ...

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