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Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom

April is my challenging month as an entrepreneur- Dr Nduom

THE FOUNDER of Groupe Nduom, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom has described this month, as his challenging months following last Saturday’s fire that gutted parts of the African Regency Hotel. Though the inferno destroyed some parts of the studios of Amansan Television (A TV), BTA and parts of the GN Bank, …

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The macho men left before the police arrived at the scene

NPP macho men heckle journalists at press conference

BY KWAME ACHEAMPONG MACHO MEN believed to be members of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) have stormed a press conference in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region and ordered journalists to delete recordings of the programme from their recording machines. The press conference was being organised by the Brong …

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Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, National Chief Imam

National Chief Imam awards scholarship to 19 students

BY SAMIRA LARBIE  SHEIKH OSMAN Nuhu Sharubutu Education Trust Fund (SONSETFUND) has awarded 19 needy students with a scholarship package to enable them to further their tertiary education. SONSETFUND was set up by Sheikh Sharubutu, the National Chief Imam, to complement government’s efforts in providing quality education for the deprived, …

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Professor Ernest Aryeetey, former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana

Politicisation of SHS duration useless – Aryeetey

BY KOBINA WELSING THE FORMER Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Ernest Aryeetey, has described as useless the continuous politicisation of the duration for second cycle education in the country. The debate on the number of years senior sigh school (SHS) students are to spend in school has …

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The two suspects in the grip of the police

Agbogbloshie: two arrested for 500 rounds of ammunition

MOHAMMED AWAL TWO PERSONS have been arrested at Agbogbloshie by the Greater Accra Regional Police command for possessing 500 rounds of ammunition. They are Imoro Abdul Wahab, 25, a scrap dealer, and Kwaku Amankwa, 58, a self-acclaimed registered arms dealer. The arrest, according to the command, was executed based on …

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Prof. Kaku Sagary Nokoe, former Acting Vice Chancellor of the University Development Studies

Prof. Nokoe against split of UDS

WISDOM DZOKPO PROFESSOR KAKU Sagary Nokoe, the former Acting Vice Chancellor of the University Development Studies (UDS), has called on the government not to split the institution into  autonomous institutions. He asked the government to consider the financial implications and rationale behind its establishment. Prof Nokoe stated: “The rationale and …

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The police have intensified security after the attack

C/R: Land guards stab police officer, two others

KOBINA WELSING SOME PERSONS suspected to be land guards on Wednesday stormed the Ojobi Police Station in the Central Region and brutally assaulted some police officers on duty. Information gathered by ‘Starr News’ indicated that two  civilians were also attacked. It was unclear what triggered the attack on Wednesday morning. …

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Akufo-Addo warns actors of impunity

PRESIDENT NANA Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reassured Ghanaians that he will not oversee a regime where people act with impunity and blatantly disregard the law. Reacting to recent developments in the Ashanti Region regarding the activities of the Delta Force, a vigilante group, he said: “In as much as the …

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Some 500 excavators have been moved to a parking place from areas where illegal mining is common

Galamsey fight: 500 excavators moved from mining sites

KWAME ACHEAMPONG OVER 500 excavators have been evacuated from the various illegal mining sites in the country, the Chief Executive of the Minerals Commission, Dr Tony Aubyn has said. He said the excavators were being moved by the operators of the mining sites themselves without any intervention by the state. …

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Rev. William Yao Dogbey, Senior Pastor of Freedom Centre Assemblies of God – Teshie Adjourman

Freedom Centre Assemblies of God commemorates Easter Sunday

WISDOM DZOKPO FREEDOM CENTRE Assemblies of God Church in the Teshie District of the Greater Accra Region has held its ‘Easter Sunday’ event of song ministration, dancing, worship and prayer to climax the six-day  Easter Convention on the church premises. The church room was full to its maximum, which compelled …

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