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Cleaning the environment should be a habit – DCE

BY KENT MENSAH  THE DISTRICT Chief Executive (DCE) for Kwahu South, Emmanuel Atta Ofori Snr, has called on all Kwahu citizens to embrace the habit of cleaning their environment.   Speaking at a massive clean-up exercise in Mpreaso, the vibrant DCE said, “To every human being I think being healthy is …

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Catholic University calls for Presidential Charter

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH THE PRESIDENT of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference, Archbishop Philip Naameh, has expressed concerns about the inability of the Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG) to award its own certificates. According to the Archbishop of Tamale, it is time for the school to get its Presidential Charter …

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Gborbu Wulomo replies Nungua Mantse

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE OVERLOAD of the Gadamgme State Wor-Lumor, Shitse Borketey Laweh Tsuru has responded strongly to claims by the Nungua Mantse, King Odaifio Welentsi III that only the Nungua Traditional Council with the National Coat of Arms on its letterhead is the recognised  one. According to him, …

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Police, residents in deadly clash at Tumu, one dead

BY KENT MENSAH ONE PERSON has been confirmed dead by the police following a swoop in a community called Hain in Tumu in the Upper West Region. Confirming the incident, the regional police commander, DCOP Otchere Boapea, said the deceased, Kanwei Hanidu, 21, was part of a wee-smoking gang escaping arrest on …

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6 Kwabenya Jail Breakers Freed

Freed! From left: Elvis Owusu, Theophilus Bandah, Edward Lartey and George Sarbah An Accra circuit court has acquitted and discharged six suspects who were standing trial for allegedly assisting their colleagues to escape from the Kwabenya District police cells on January 21, 2018. The court, presided over by Abogye Tandoh, …

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Farmer sentenced to death by hanging for killing wife

BY KOJO ANSAH   A KOFORIDUA High Court has sentenced a farmer to death by hanging for gruesomely murdering his wife in 2003 at Adakuma, a farming community in the Birim South District of the Eastern Region.   The convict, Yaw Nkrumah, 43, was found guilty of murder contrary to …

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Ghana tightens borders on terrorism

Ghana has put up a fresh barrier on any plans of external attack from terrorists or illicit cartels on its citizens by launching what the Ministry of National Security calls “Operation Kondanlgou 2018” along its borders. National Security Minister, Albert Kan-Dapaah, announced in a news release issued Wednesday at Bawku …

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Tamale: Soldiers Attack Police Officers; Eight Injured

Police officers within the Tamale metropolis in the Northern region have abandoned their posts following violent attacks on some Cops by some soldiers in the area. The Police officers are demanding that their armoury is opened so they can get access to guns and other weapons to face the armed …

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Kwabenya Cell break: Six suspects freed

Six out of the 10 suspects standing trial in the Kwabenya cell break have been discharged by an Accra Circuit court. Presiding Judge, Justice Aboagye Tandor, delivering his judgment stated that the prosecution failed to lead any substantial evidence against the six accused persons. The six persons discharged by the …

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COPEC blasts Minister over plans to turn TOR into Tank Farm

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com CHAMBER OF Petroleum Consumers (COPEC), a pressure group, has given the Minister of Energy, Mr Boakye Agyarko, one week to redraw his statement on plans to turn the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) into a tank farm and apologise unreservedly to Ghanaians or face the wrath …

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