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Three arrested over Koforidua robbery incidents

ASP Ebenezer Tetteh

Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ebenezer Tetteh, says three persons have been arrested for their alleged roles in three separate robbery incidents by a gang of 4 armed men in the New Juaben Municipality of the Eastern Region. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, he said the arrest was made after an identification parade, during which the three ...

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Armed Robbers attack 3 houses in Koforidua

Fear has gripped residents of Koforidua following three separate robbery incidents by a gang of 4 armed men in the New Juaben Municipality of the Eastern Region. The armed men subjected their innocent victims to severe beatings before robbing them of their valuables. On Tuesday February 27th, the robbers took over the Okorase town in Koforidua, robbing a family of ...

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New Juaben NPP organizer, others granted bail after robbery

A Koforidua Circuit Court B has granted bail to the four suspects standing trial for allegedly carrying out a robbery attack on the New Juaben South New Patriotic Party (NPP) Constituency Secretary, Isaac Agyabeng. The court, presided over by her Ladyship Mercy Addae-Kotei, granted them bail in the sum of GHc 100.000 each. The suspects: Alex Owusu and Wadoski, were ...

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Koforidua residents ‘living in fear’ of attacks by criminals

Residents of the Eastern Regional capital, Koforidua, have expressed concerns over the increasing spate of crime in the region, which they believe is primarily caused by the absence of street lights in the area. Several residents in the New Juaben municipality have fallen victims to activities of these criminals. Most of them lost their mobile phones, purse and bags containing ...

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Gh¢117m needed to complete Koforidua Affordable Housing project

The project engineer for the Affordable Housing project in Koforidua, Bio Sackey, has revealed that an estimated GhC117 million will be needed to complete the whole project. Speaking to Citi News after a visit to the project site by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Mr Sackey said that the project, which was awarded in 2001 under ex-president John Agyekum Kufuor, was ...

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KOTECH students granted bail after attack on SDA SHS

Four students of the Koforidua Technical Institute (KOTECH), have been granted bail after they allegedly attacked students and teachers of the Seventh Day Adventist Senior High School in Koforidua. The four students, Emmanuel Aduomi, 19; Raymond Oppong, 17; Aseidu John, 19 and Amanor Enoch, 19, were earlier arrested by the New Juaben Municipal Police Command during the said attack. The ...

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Koforidua traders protest against relocation to new market [Photos]

More than 300 petty traders in the Eastern Regional capital, Koforidua, took to the streets  on  Thursday morning, to protest the Juaben Municipal Assembly’s decision to relocate them from the streets to a newly constructed market. The traders, mostly women, were clad in red, as they marched through some principal streets of the regional capital, before presenting a petition to ...

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Koforidua Food Bank supports 2,000 beneficiaries in 3 months

Volunteers of Eastern Harvest, operators of a Food Bank in Koforidua in the Eastern Region, have called on civil society and other private individuals and companies, to assist the Eastern Harvest Food Bank, to continue its mandate of giving free food items to the poor and needy, aged and widows in the community. The non-profit organization has supported over 2,000 ...

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Thousands walk against breast cancer in Koforidua

Thousands of Ghanaians last weekend thronged the streets of Koforidua in the Easter Region to participate in the walk against breast cancer. The walk which is in its 7th year and aimed at increasing awareness about the disease was themed “our breasts, let’s check them.” The event was organized by the Breast Care International (BCI) in collaboration with the Peace ...

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11 critically injured in accident at Nankese near Koforidua

Eleven people are said to be in critical condition at the Suhum and Koforidua Government Hospitals, following an accident at Nankese, a village close to Koforidua in the Eastern Region. A black Audi Q7 with registration number GG- 9931-15, while overtaking another vehicle after slight rain in the area, skidded and crashed into an Urvan Mini bus with registration number ...

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