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Driver, Cop Killed In Gory Accident

A Police Officer with the Anyinase Marine Police in the  Western Region has died under  bizarre circumstances. General Constable Ayobe Smaila died on the spot at Asemko, a community in the Ellembelle District when he and four others were conveying the body of another driver who has been identified as …

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Akufo-Addo running sound bite’ govt – Sam George

BY KWAME ACHEAMPONG PRESIDENT NANA Akufo-Addo is an excellence speech reader but hollow on substance, Mr Sam George has observed. According to the Ningo Prampram Member of Parliament (MP), the President appears to be focused on providing attracting sound bites and inserts for the media than focusing on improving the standard …

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Akufo-Addo has delivered – ISSER fellow

BY MOHAMMED AWAL A FELLOW at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), Dr Charles Ackah has extolled the government’s management of the economy. According to him, the economy has made significant gains under President Nana Akufo-Addo in comparison with his predecessors. “The overall assessment of the Akufo-Addo government …

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Prez Trump, immigration and racism

BY ARTHUR KENNEDY THE WORLD is in overdrive in reaction to remarks allegedly made by President Donald Trump in the Oval Office during a discussion with lawmakers on immigration. He is reported to have wondered why there were so many immigrants from “S******* countries”. That remark was racist. Period. People …

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Gyaama Pensan SHS Riot: Education Director, DCE To Intervene

The Kwabre East Education Directorate and the District Chief Executive (DCE), Nana Osei Assibey Bonsu will on Monday January 22 have an emergency meeting with authorities at Gyaama Pensan Senior High Technical School following the students demonstration on Sunday January 21,2018. At least ten (10) students have been hospitalized at …

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Farmers demonstrate over destruction of farms by Fulani herdsmen

 BY KOJO ANSAH THERE IS simmering tension between farmers and Fulani herdsmen at Ntronang near Obourtabiri in Koforidua, the Eastern regional capital. Some of the farmers staged an impromptu demonstration to express their sentiments when they bumped into the media in the community. The chief of the the community, Mr …

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Use early warning mechanisms to avert conflict   .Queens urged

  FROM PATRICE SYLVESTER SELORMEY, FIEVIE DUGAME THE QUEEN of Fievie Agorkpo, Mama Ku-Agbi, has advised queens in the three Tongu districts of the Volta Region to adopt peace building mechanisms to reduce conflicts in their various traditional areas. She, therefore, entreated them to use early warning mechanisms to avert …

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A/R: Gyaama Pensan SHS students injured during demo

At least ten (10) students have been hospitalized at Aboaso hospital in the Ashanti Region following injuries sustained during a demonstration by students of Gyaama Pensan Senior High School (SHS) against their headmaster. Over 700 students demonstrated to demand the removal of headmaster of the school, Kwadwo Boakye Yiadom. While …

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GUTA to revolt against govt if…

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH THE GREATER Accra branch of the Ghana Union of Trades Association (GUTA) has called on the government to protect local traders from the influx of the foreign ones. The union has appealed to Parliament to not approve the changes in the Ghana Investment Promotion Council (GIPC) Law, …

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89yr-old man survives arson attack

A COUPLE, Mr Kwaku Amponsah, 89, and Madam Ama Asantewaa, 82, escaped death after an unknown arsonist attempted to burn them to death while they were asleep deep into the night. They, however, sustained injuries, hence were rushed to Eastern Regional Government Hospital in Koforidua for treatment. The incident occurred …

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