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Dagbon students back proposal to hold funerals for late Kings

The Dagbon Students Association (DASA) has encouraged the Otumfuo-led committee of three eminent chiefs mediating the Dagbon chieftaincy dispute, to fast track the implementation of the roadmap to peace in Dagbon. The committee of eminent chiefs at its last meeting in Kumasi at the Manhyia palace resolved that funerals of the late two overlords of Dagbon, Yaa-Naa Mahamadu Abdulai IV ...

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Have youth vandalize police station to protest ‘criminal’s’ escape

The town of Have in the Afadjato South District of the Volta Region was under siege on Tuesday after one Kitsi Bright, a suspected criminal accused of terrorizing residents, escaped from lawful custody for the second time in six months. His escape sparked unrest in the town culminating in the youth vandalizing a police check point and a police station. ...

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Of 116 buses, images, our flag and creeping megalomania

About a year after Samuel Nuamah-Donkor had been appointed Chief Executive of the State Transport Corporation (STC) now Intercity STC in rancorous and quite comical circumstances, he was quoted by a news portal on April 22nd April 2015, as having said that, “Intercity STC to name buses after national heroes”. That one of the things he planned to do was to ...

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Bill Cosby charged with indecent assault

Prosecutors in the US have charged comedian Bill Cosby with aggravated indecent assault over an alleged incident in 2004. It is the first time Mr Cosby, 78, has been charged with any offence after months of accusations. Andrea Constand says she was drugged then assaulted at the Philadelphia home of the former US television star. Dozens of women have accused ...

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Chelsea ‘making the right steps’ – Mikel

Nigerian midfielder John Mikel Obi says Chelsea are heading in the right direction after three games unbeaten since boss Jose Mourinho was sacked. Mikel believes the arrival of Guus Hiddink as interim boss has helped the Blues start to recover from a low of 16th place in the Premier League. “The atmosphere has improved since the change of manager,” Mikel ...

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Woman stabbed to death in a ‘fight over a man’

A woman believed to be in her thirties, Amina Moro, has been stabbed to death at Bibiani in the Western Region by a married woman believed to be her close friend. The suspect, Mercy Nyamekye, 40 years, who’s on the run, lived in the same house with the deceased, who is a branch executive of the opposition New Patriotic Party ...

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Listen to the citizenry more – Professor Sawyerr to Gov’t

A former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Akilakpa Sawyerr, has charged government to pay heed to the needs of Ghanaians in order to give meaning to the nation’s democracy. A recent report stated that despite an increase in citizen participation in governance,  the government has failed to address the issues and complaints of the people. Professor Akilakpa Sawyerr told Citi News ...

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Suspected cop killers to be arraigned on Thursday

Two men who were detained by the police in connection with the murder of a Police constable at Weija in Accra, will be arraigned on Thursday December 31. The alleged cop-killers, Kweku Badu and Ishmael Ahenkorah, were taken into custody by the Brong Ahafo police at Goaso following a tip off. Constable Charles Akatta, who was in his late thirties, sustained the ...

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Wisa showed a dildo, not his genitals – Lawyer

Lawyer for hiplife artiste, Wisa Greid, Jerry Agbenovor, has mounted a defence for his client, saying he only showed a dildo and not his genitals during a live performance at the Accra International Conference Center. A dildo is an object having the shape and often the appearance of an erect penis, used in sexual stimulation. Wisa is facing prosecution for exposing his ...

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Load shedding is over – Power Ministry

The Ministry of Power has announced an end to load shedding in a statement released on Wednesday December 30. The three-paragraph statement signed by Kweku Sersah-Johnson, Head of Public Affairs, for the Power Minister, said ” the Ministry of Power wishes to inform the public that its load shedding programme in respect of electricity supply has been brought to an end”. ...

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