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Kumasi: Fake Police Officer Escapes Mob Action

A twenty four (24) year old fake police officer Emmanuel Opoku Agyemang has escaped death at Mbrom a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region. The suspect Emmanuel Opoku Agyemang, was nearly lynched Wednesday November 6, 2017 when the people realised he wasn’t a police officer as they were made …

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UNICEF holds workshop on ethical reporting

BY SAMUELLA BENSON-TAMBO A  THE UNITED Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has organised a one-day workshop for student journalists at La Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra. The programme was aimed at enhancing the knowledge of student journalists on ethical reporting, making it the first of such programme in Ghana. Participants …

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Notorious land guard gunned down

By Kojo Ansah AN EX -MILITARY officer has gun down a man believed to be the notorious ringleader of land guards at Akwamu, near Nsawam, in the Eastern Region. The deceased has been identified as,45,whose body has since been deposited at the Nsawam Government Hospital morgue, was part of close …

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Rape, defilement cases high in E/R .Stakeholders express worry  

  STAKEHOLDERS HAVE raised concern over rising cases of rape and defilement in the Eastern Region. Though the Eastern Regional Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) office is reluctant to provide statistics on the number of sexual abuse cases recorded this year in the region, there is generally an increase …

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Ghana to create Silicon Valley

BY ERICA ARTHUR A GHANAIAN-AMERICAN fibre optics inventor, Dr Thomas Mensah, is spearheading an effort to create the Silicon Valley of Ghana. Dr Mensah, a Fellow of the American National Academy of Inventors and President of Georgia Aerospace (an Atlanta-based company), after his visit to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and …

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NEWS DESK REPORT THE RETIRED Chief Fire Officer, Dr Albert Brown Gaisie, has called for the need for Christians to embark on extensive research biblical studies in order not to be deceived by imposters. The former Chief Firefighter said it would be inappropriate for Christians to allow only their pastors …

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Police Service hot .Over Electronic policing.Pressure group calls for transparency

  BY BENJAMIN TANDOH THE CONCERNED Voters’ Movement (CVM), a pressure group, has expressed displeasure about the lack of transparency in the Ghana Police Service (GPS), especially in the Electronic Policing (e-Policing) Pilot Project. The project, when implemented, would enable the Police Service to use electronic means to take complaints, …

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‘Free SHS’ fund to promote homosexuality .Dr Ayariga cautions

BY BENJAMIN TANDOH FOUNDER AND Leader of the All People’s Congress (APC), Mr Hassan Ayariga, has expressed the opinion that the introduction of the voluntary Free Senior High School (SHS) Fund by the government to help sustain the policy is likely to promote homosexuality in the country. According to him, …

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MAN, 30 MURDERED IN OHWIM

A man believed to be in his early thirties has been murdered by unknown assailants at Tigo Junction near Ohwim in the Bantama Constituency of the Ashanti region. The bloody incident has since thrown residents of the community into a state of shock and mourning. The deceased identity is yet …

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Pedestrians face jail

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE BOARD Chairman of the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), Reverend Ismaila Awudu has revealed that the Commission with support from the Ministry of Road and Highways and the Ghana Police Service will from 2018 not only tolerate indiscipline on the road but jail (jaywalkers) pedestrians. …

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