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Tema court shooting was to maintain order – Prisons Service


A shooting incident that occurred at the Tema court on Monday morning was to separate a fight between two convicts, the Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Prisons Service, Vitalis Ayeh has explained. Gunshots were heard from the Court premises after a proceeding that saw some convicts receiving additional years to their initial sentence of 120 years. Some had suggested that the shots ...

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Citi News Daily: Monday, 17 July 2017

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Blacklist contractors who carry out shoddy works – Engineer

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A civil engineer, Mahama Abdullai, has urged government to penalize contractors who undertake shoddy projects in the country by blacklisting them. According to Mr. Mahama, such punishments will serve as a deterrent to contractors who offer substandard services. He observed that there are instances where road projects which are supposed to have a lifespan of between 15 to 25 years ...

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DStv Ghana slashes Zapper price by over 50% ahead of soccer season


Multichoice Ghana has announced a reduction in prices for its Zapper HD decoder. According to Cecil Sunkwa Mills the General Manager for MultiChoice Ghana, “we have dropped the HD Zapper decoder price by almost 60% and with the current family holiday season coinciding with fresh kids programmes and international and local series, the return of the international tennis and with ...

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Mubarak Wakaso signs three year deal with Deportivo Alaves


Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three year deal with Spanish side Deportivo Alaves Citisports can confirm. The 27-year-old has chosen to return to Spain after joining Greek side Panathinaikos last season. The hard-working enforcer was one of the top performers for Granada despite their failure to beat the drop. He has been linked with several clubs in Europe ...

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18 Questions Nana Addo must answer at Tuesday’s presser

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For the first time since his swearing in, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo will meet journalists and answer questions from them. It has taken the president six months to restart this age-old practice where presidents sit and answer wide-ranging questions about their performance from members of the media. Nana Akuffo-Addo came to the presidency on a huge mandate, one ...

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President nominates Dr. Kofi Mensah as MD of adb

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Citi Business News can confirm that President Akufo Addo has nominated Dr. John Kofi Mensah as the new MD of Agricultural Development Bank (adb). Dr. Mensah’s nomination is subject to approval by the Board of Directors of the bank. If approved, he will take over from Mr. Daniel Asiedu, who was appointed MD of the bank on March 1st 2016. Despite ...

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Zongo cities projects to take off by September – Minister


The Minister for Inner City and Zongo Development, Abubakar Saddique Boniface,  has said the government is committed to making Zongo communities across the country more resilient and habitable for the citizenry. He said the 219.5 million cedis allocated to the Ministry by the Akuffo-Addo administration would go a long way to resource inhabitants of Zongos to work and build good ...

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Tecno wins most popular mobile phone brand of the year at GITTA 2017


After the partnership deal that was signed between Africa’s leading brand in the mobile phone market, TECNO and the English premier league giants, Manchester City FC in 2016, which made the premium phone brand the official phone and tablet partner of the football club, the premium brand has done nothing less than achieving higher heights in the Africa mobile phone ...

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UER: Political parties commit to addressing vigilantism


Various political parties in the Upper East Region have reiterated calls on governments to create employment opportunities for the youth and embark on a massive education of political party groups to end the menace of vigilantism in the country. According to them, the high unemployment rate in the country coupled with the lack of education on the negative effects of political party ...

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