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CID releases Kofi Adams’ seized vehicles

Kofi Adams

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID), of the Ghana Police Service, has released the five vehicles it confiscated from National Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams. The vehicles; two land cruisers and three pick-ups, were seized following allegations that some officials of the previous government had misappropriated some state assets including vehicles. The Public Relations Officer of ...

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Eunice Buah elected W/Region Council of State rep


A 52-year-old businesswoman, Eunice Jacqueline Buah, has been elected the Western Regional Council of State representative. She polled 24 out of the 44 votes cast. Madam Buah was in the race with four other men, including a 23-year-old student; Enock Abeiku Tawiah. Before the voting process started, 83-year-old John Kojoe Ezrah announced his withdrawal from the race when the delegates were ...

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2 dead, others injured in crash on Techiman-Sunyani road


Two persons have been confirmed dead with several others injured in an accident involving a Toyota Highlander, and an urvan minibus on the Techiman-Sunyani road. The Toyota Highlander crashed into the urvan minibus, near Nsuta, a suburb of Techiman. The accident occurred at about 10:00 am on Thursday, with the driver of the urvan passenger bus along with a female passenger dying ...

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science marked in Ghana


As part of efforts to advance sustainable development through the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls in science, Diplomatic Corps in collaboration with UNESCO hosted a roundtable discussion to mark the 2017 International Day of Women and Girls in Science in Ghana. The United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/70/212 (draft A/70/474/Add.2) declaring 11 February ...

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Sia asks Kanye West to go fur-free as he unveils Yeezy Season 5


“Would you consider going fur free?” That’s the challenge Sia issued to Kanye West, hours before he unveiled his latest fashion collection. The pop star tweeted her question to Kanye, linking to a YouTube video that contained harrowing scenes of rabbits being slaughtered for their coats. “This is the reality of fur ,” said Sia. “It’s so sad.” West’s Yeezy ...

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US sets out cautious approach to Russia


Senior US officials have been setting out their position on Russia, in some of the new administration’s first diplomatic moves. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US would consider working with Russia in some areas but would stand up for its own interests. Meanwhile, US Defence Secretary James Mattis said Washington was not ready to collaborate militarily with Moscow. ...

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Retired B/A journalist elected Council of State rep


A 73-year-old retired journalist and businessman, Kwadwo Agyenim Boateng, has been elected as the Brong Ahafo Regional representative on the Council of State. Mr. Agyenim-Boateng polled 21 votes to beat ten other contestants. The Brong Ahafo Region electoral college had 50 qualified delegates from the various district assemblies in the region. The Nkoranza North and South assemblies did not take ...

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GNAT angry with Minister over threat to sack head-teachers

Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), is upset with the Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh’s warning that basic and second cycle school heads, who oversee failure rates of 90 percent and above will be sacked. According to the Education Minister, who was addressing heads of high schools in Kumasi, head-teachers would have to justify their continued stay accounting ...

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GIMPA staff on strike over election of Deputy Rector


Senior lecturers and staff at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), are on strike. They have resolved to stay out of the lecture halls and other offices until a substantive Deputy Rector is elected. A convocation to elect a Deputy Rector today [Thursday], was called off by the acting Registrar, Julius Atikpui, who explained in a letter that ...

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Boggu chief elected Northern Regional Council of State rep


The Chief of Boggu in the Savelugu Municipality, Yakubu S. Nantogmah, is the newly elected Northern Regional Council of State Member. Among 10 contenders, he polled 20 out of 52 valid votes cast in a keenly contested election on Thursday. Boggu-Naa Yakubu S. Nantogmah’s main contender, Kpembewura Dari Bismark Haruna polled 17 votes. The other contenders were Alhaji Iddrisu Adam ...

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