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Fake doctor on trial arrested again at Madina

A self-styled medical doctor is in the grips of the police for practicing illegally and receiving payment for the practice of medicine without authority. The suspect, Adams Arimiyaw, was arrested by the Madina Divisional Police at the Covenant Clinic in Madina. According to the Medical and Dental Council, the suspect had earlier been arrested in 2016 for the same offence, and ...

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A/R: 2 suspected robbers with AK 47 arrested

Police in the Ashanti Region on Saturday, October 28, arrested two suspected robbers who had in their possession an AK 47 rifle, with 55 rounds of ammunition. The two, Abdulai Mahama and Owusu Sekyere, were intercepted by police at Dominanse, whilst they were on board a white Toyota Corolla and driving from Obuasi to Kumasi. The two are reported to ...

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3 regions of the North least patronized by tourists – Report

Domestic tourism was lowest in the three regions of the North of Ghana in 2015, a report by the Ghana Statistical Service has shown. Together, the Northern, Upper West and East regions controlled only 12.1 percent of domestic tourism as at 2015. As a result, industry watchers have appealed for intensified efforts to attract more tourists and open up the ...

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Mobile Money ticket payment causes ‘confusion’ at FA Cup final

Fans hoping to secure tickets to watch the MTN FA Cup final between rivals Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko at the Tamale Sports Stadium today [Sunday], are facing early frustration at the gates after being told the only means of paying for a ticket is through MTN Mobile Money. When the gates opened at 10:01 on Sunday morning, ...

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Trump ally Roger Stone suspended from Twitter

Roger Stone, a high-profile supporter of Donald Trump, has been suspended from Twitter after using the network to attack journalists. Stone, who advised Trump during his presidential campaign, said he had been told he had violated Twitter’s rules. His suspension came hours after he used abusive and homophobic language to target journalists, including a gay CNN presenter, Don Lemon. Twitter has ...

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DR Congo’s Kasai conflict: ‘Millions face starvation without aid’

The head of the UN food agency has appealed for aid to avert a humanitarian crisis in the conflict-wracked DR Congo province of Kasai. David Beasley told the BBC that more than three million people were now at risk of starvation. He warned that hundreds of thousands of children could die in the coming months if aid was not delivered. ...

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Koo Ntakra unveils tracklist for ‘KOK’ album

Rapper Koo Ntakra has officially released to the public, the full track list of his yet-to-be-released second studio album titled ‘KOK’. The recently crowned Eastern Music Awards’ Rapper and Artiste of the Year on Friday night made the full track list of the ‘KOK’ album public during a media listening session. He took the media through all the seventeen (17) ...

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V/R: Man, 30, remanded for allegedly defiling 5-yr old

A 30-year-old man has been remanded for allegedly defiling a five-old girl at Dekpor-Horme, near Dzodze in the Ketu North District of the Volta Region. The suspect, Hope Tublu, was said to have forcefully had sex with his neighbour’s granddaughter after luring her to his room to watch movies a fortnight ago. According to the Police, the suspect, after the ...

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Group to petition AG, CJ for stiffer punishments for galamsey

The Convenor of the Media Coalition Against Galamsey, Kenneth Ashigbey, has hinted of plans to petition the Chief Justice and Attorney Genera,l to consider empowering the law courts to hand out harsh sentences to persons who engage in illegal mining in the country. He is optimistic that stiff and harsh punishment meted to offenders, will serve as a deterrent to residents ...

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NSS withholds allowance for 8,000 personnel over suspected fraud

About 8,000 National Service personnel have had their allowances withheld over suspected fraud. The payment of service allowances for September and October, is noted to have delayed, and the National Service Secretariat (NSS), in a statement, explained that this was to ensure a “process of authentication and validation of all national service personnel across the country.” “The exercise was necessary ...

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