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Chinese remanded for shooting Ghanaian to death

A Takoradi District court has remanded into police custody, the Chinese national who shot and killed Nana Boah, a 30-year old Ghanaian lotto operator, at Wassa Akropong in the Western Region. Police Inspector Bernard Paa Ahinsan, who represented the state, prayed the court, presided over by His Worship, Thomas K. Ofidie, to remand the accused into police custody, to allow them ...

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Wassa Akropong killing: 4 Chinese arrested, 14 cars burnt

The Western Regional Police Command has arrested four Chinese nationals suspected to be involved in the shooting of a thirty year old   Ghanaian, Nana Boamah, a lotto operator at Wassa Akropong. This was confirmed by Citi News’ source within the Police service in the Western Region. “The Chinese, who fired the shot and three other Chinese who were at the ...

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Police relocate Chinese in Wassa Akropong over killing’ of Ghanaian

Calm is returning to Wassa Akropong after some irate youth burnt and vandalized several properties belonging to Chinese nationals following the killing of a Ghanaian by a Chinese businessman. About 48 Chinese nationals are also being relocated from the town to other areas of safety. Citi News sources also say the Paramount Chief of the Wassa Amenfi Traditional Area, Tetrete Okuamoah Sekyim II, ...

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Riots in Wassa Akropong over ‘killing’ of Ghanaian by Chinese

The alleged accidental killing of a Ghanaian by a Chinese national at Wassa Akropong in the Wassa Amenfi East District, of the Western Region, has sparked riots in the town. The Chinese national is said to have accidentally shot and killed the Ghanaian, whose identity is unknown for now. Assets belonging to the Chinese are said to have been set ablaze by irate ...

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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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Ban on firecrackers still in force – Police

The Ghana Police Service has reiterated that the ban on the use and possession of firecrackers is still force. The Executive Instrument (E.I) 21 of 1999, prohibits the manufacture, possession or carriage of any explosives, including firecrackers. An apparent rise in the use of firecrackers in recent years, particularly this Christmas season, has led to suggestions that the stance of ...

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Paebo residents count losses after explosion

Residents of Paebo, near Adoagyiri-Nsawam in the Eastern Region, are still counting their losses from last Wednesday’s explosion from a defunct quarry in the area. The explosion of two containers of ammonia and dynamite chemicals led to one death, many injuries, displacement of 1,236 people and the shattering of whole or part of the roofs, doors, windows and louvre blades ...

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North Dayi Police investigating attack on chief’s house

Police in the North Dayi District of the Volta Region have commenced investigations into an attack which led to the destruction of the house of the Paramount Chief, Togbe Djangbo Agawu. Some young men who are believed to be supporters of one Togbe Nyarko, another paramount Chief in the Sovie Traditional area, allegedly vandalized portions of the house. While confirming ...

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Ex-soldier arrested over police recruitment scam

An ex-soldier, Francis Kunlen, is in the grip of the law for collecting monies from prospective police recruits with the assurance to assist them to be enlisted into the Ghana Police Service. The 58-year-old was arrested on the eve of Christmas at his hideout at a location near Sowutuom in Greater Accra. The Brong Ahafo Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ...

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Citi FM donates to Baptist School Complex & Orphanage

In a bid to spread some Christmas cheer to the less privileged in society, Citi Fm has donated several items to the Baptist School Complex & Orphanage in the Eastern Region. The donation to the Orphanage comes days after staff of the station visited Sota and Abonya, two communities, in the Shai Osudoku District of the Greater Accra Region as part ...

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