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5 arrested over Asante Mampong fuel station robbery

Five persons have been arrested in connection with a robbery at a Total Fuel Station at Mampong Bosofour in the Ashanti Region. The suspects; Inusah Braimah, 34, Iddrisu Amidu alias Jogo, 34, Hamidu Zonogor, 48, Kofi Bukari alias Mipellar, 42 and Musah Haruna, allegedly attacked and robbed the Total Fuel station on Friday 2nd March,2018. Background Police at Asante Mampong had ...

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Ashanti Region: Six killed in accident near Ejura

Six persons have been confirmed dead in an accident near Haomako village between Nyame Bekyere and Ejura in the Ejura/Sekyedumase Municipality of the Ashanti Region. An Opel Astra taxi cab with registration ER 4249-X, travelling from Techiman to Ejura with five passengers on board at about 8:30 am on Thursday, collided head on with a Rhino truck with registration ER ...

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#HeritageCaravan heads to Kumasi

Citi FM’s Heritage Caravan departed from the Volta Regional capital, Ho today, [Monday] March 5, 2018 for Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Region. The Caravan will travel eight hours to the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi. In Kumasi, the Heritage Caravan will visit two historical museums, the Military Museum and the Manhyia Palace Museum. In the Volta Region, patrons of ...

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Kumasi: Fire guts cars, repair shop at Sofoline

Four cars and a vehicle repair shop have been ravaged by fire at Sofoline a suburb of the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi. According to eyewitnesses, the fire started about 7:30 pm yesterday [Friday]. Residents tried to douse the fire and managed to prevent it from spreading to other shops before the arrival of firefighters from the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital fire ...

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We’re not usurping KMA Boss’ mandate – Traditional Council

The Kumasi Traditional Council (KTC) has warned against utterances that it is usurping the responsibilities of the Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), Osei Asibey Antwi. The Council said it stands for the progress and development of the Kumasi Metropolis and will continue to support city authorities to implement policies that will benefit residents in Kumasi. The KTC ...

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Kumasi Chiefs summon Minister, DCE over Foase deaths

The Kumasi Traditional Council has summoned the Ashanti Regional Security Council and the Atwima Kwanwoma District Security Council, following the deaths of three residents at Foase during a protest over the relocation of the capital of the Atwima Kwanwoma District. Members of the Atwima Kwanwoma District Assembly recently called for a probe into events that left three people dead and ...

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We deserve better projects – Ashanti chiefs to gov’t

The Kumasi Traditional Council has expressed displeasure over the lack of developmental projects in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi. As a result of that, the chiefs have set up a development council to champion the cause of development from the national kitty to the region. Members of over 70 suburban and divisional chiefs, said the region has been stifled of ...

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Eight traders arrested for rioting at KMA premises

Police in the Ashanti Region have picked up eight persons after over 30 irate traders besieged the premises of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) on Tuesday evening to protest the arrest of their colleagues. The officers were called in after the traders massed up at the Assembly’s premises and threatened to attack some workers. According to the Assembly, the relocation ...

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‘Runaway’ VIP Bus driver suspended for abandoning passengers

Managers of the VIP Jeoung Transport Company in Kumasi have indefinitely suspended the driver who left about 30 passengers stranded in the middle of their journey to Kumasi a fortnight ago. According to the passengers who spoke to Citi News, the driver, Nana Boadi, reversed to chase a saloon car from which an object which broke the bus’ windscreen had ...

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KMA calls for calm in ongoing relocation exercise

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly [KMA], has rejected assertions by some traders in the metropolis that it has adopted a “lackadaisical approach” in the ongoing relocation exercise of traders and transport operators. The Assembly has also asked members of the various traders’ associations to desist from any intended plan to demonstrate and comply with its orders to ply their trade at the ...

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