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Volta GJA holds health walk ahead of maiden Awards night

Members of the Ghana Journalists Association in the Volta Region  on Saturday embarked on health walk to whip up public interest ahead of the Association’s maiden Regional Awards. The ceremony, which was the first of its kind in the country by a regional chapter of GJA, sought to celebrate hardworking members in the region and improve their relationship with key ...

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Southern Volta premix coordinator denies diverting fuel to Togo

Elikem Sewordor, Coordinator of Volta Marine, Premix Secretariat, has denied allegations that he is supervising the diversion of premix fuel, some of which are sold in neighbouring Togo. A nationwide premix diversion scandal has been the subject of discussion for the past one week, after Citi News found out that the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), in separate letters, has cited ...

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Pastor arrested in Aflao over church member’s ‘mysterious’ death

A Pastor in the Aflao, in the Ketu South Municipality of the Volta Region, has been arrested together with his family in connection with a decomposed body of a woman found near his home at Denu-Viepe. According to the police, the husband of the deceased, Korbla Wohoyi, reported that his wife, Evelyn Homawu, left their Taifa-Burkina home in Accra to ...

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Taxi driver remanded for allegedly defiling 14-year-old

The Circuit Court in Hohoe in the Volta Region, presided over by His Lordship Nana Brew, has remanded into prison custody an accused person, Solomon Akuffu, for allegedly defiling a school girl on two occasions. The prosecutor, ASP Joseph Quainoo, who doubles as the Commander for the Domestic Violence and Victim’s Support Unit (DOVVSU) at Hohoe, told the court that, ...

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Two in court for duping UHAS student

The Magistrate Court in Hohoe in the Volta Region, has remanded two persons into police custody for alleged stealing. The accused persons, David Amewu, 27, and Prince Gbedenyo, 29, a driver and a porter respectively, reside at Ahado, a suburb of Hohoe. According to the prosecutor, Sgt. Dimah Sulemana Karim, last week, the two accused persons met the victim, a student of ...

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V/Region: Customs officer supports Free SHS with textbooks

Government’s Free Senior High School Program implementation in the Volta Region continues to enjoy the support of individuals and organizations as a Customs Officer with the Ghana Revenue Authority, has supplied sets of reading materials for schools in South Dayi and Afadjato South Districts. The gesture by Mr. Ellis Humphrey Agbeehia, according to him, forms part of his contribution to ...

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Farmer jailed for hitting police officer with hammer

A Ho Circuit Court presided over by Madam Priscilla Dikro, has sentenced Francis Akogo, 19, a farmer, to 12 months imprisonment for attacking a police officer with a metal hammer. Akogo pleaded guilty and was sentenced on four counts of possessing narcotic drugs, resisting arrest, causing harm and possessing a firearm without authority. He was sentenced to six months imprisonment ...

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NGO builds 11-unit classroom block in Peki

Pencils of Promise, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in education, has commissioned an 11-unit classroom block to mark their five-year operations in Ghana. The facility, which the organization touted as one of its biggest projects in Ghana in supporting quality education, was donated to the staff and pupils of Peki-Dzogbati E.P Primary School in the North Dayi District of the Volta ...

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Tanyigbe Chief outlines development agenda at Yam Festival [Photos]

Togbega Kodi Adiko VI, the newly installed Paramount Chief of the Tanyigbe Traditional Area in the Volta Region, has assured that with the support of his elders and people, he will build a society where dreams are achievable, and also create an enabling environment that empowers every Tanyigbe citizen to realize their goals. “…But as your new leader, I am mindful of the ...

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Kpetoe: Downpour, flooding mars business activities

A rainstorm which lasted for almost two hours on Friday has caused a major holdup in Kpetoe in the Agortime-Ziope District of the Volta Region affecting commercial activities in the area. The downpour overflowed the drains around the Kpetoe market, and its surroundings causing floods that saw traders and residents stranded. The front view of the District Education Office was not ...

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