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Demo: Ghanaians march against fuel prices today

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI OVER EIGHT worker unions across the country will today demonstrate against government over hike in fuel prices. According to the unions, government’s failure to reduce taxes on petroleum products is responsible for the recent secret rampant increases in fuel prices in the country. Mr Duncan Amoah, …

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Stop fuelling vehicle while engine is on-Safety expert

By: Philip Tandoh THE DIRECTOR of PB Protection Centre, Mr Philip Nana Asante has lashed out at drivers who leave their engines on while fuelling their vehicles at filling stations. According to him “when drivers go to fuel stations to fill their tanks with engines on, it creates an easy …

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We’re Ghanaians-Fulanis cry out

By: Benjamin Tandoh THE FULANI Society in Ghana has expressed disgust about the bad perception some Ghanaians have about them. According to the Fulani society, they are also legal citizens of Ghana and should be treated as such by various ethnic groups in the country. Speaking at the National Forum …

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Book on ‘suicide not the answer’ launched in Wa

BY ABUBAKARI IBRAHIM WANGARA A BOOK titled ‘Suicide not the Answer’ has been launched to demystify suicide and throw more light into mitigating its impact on humanity. The author of the 69-page book, Mr David Banaaleh, who is a professional teacher and a social commentator, described the book as life-supporting …

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DVLA to conduct oral test for drivers

By: Kwame Acheampong THE DRIVER and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) has said it will soon commence an oral examination for drivers who cannot read and write the English Language. The move is to allow for unlettered drivers to obtain professional driving license even if they are unable to write the …

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Snakes battle teachers, pupils at Akotoklo Primary school

By: Kojo Ansah THE LIVES of some 120 pupils at Akotoklo-Gua D/A Primary School in the Upper Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region are in danger as the bamboo shed and mud pavilion classroom block built by the community in 2005 is deteriorating by the day. Invasion by snakes …

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Ahwiaa bloody Clash: Residents call for gov’t intervention

Residents of Ahwiaa in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti Region are calling on government to as a matter of urgency intervene to resolve the misunderstanding between the Asante and Zongo factions. Dozens were injured while properties worth billions of Ghana cedis destroyed over the weekend following a bloody …

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N/R: Police Command release arrested Najong 1 ‘Killer’

The Northern Regional Police Command has released without a charge a man who confessed to be one of the killers who left four people dead and nine others injured in a bizzare attack on marketers nearly two months ago at Najong 1, in the Bunkprugu Yunyoo district. The man, identified …

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Disabled women entrepreneurs quiz govt entrepreneurship agenda

THE STARR Woman Dream Edition Project hits the road this February with series of local and national stakeholder forums as part of its advocacy drive in support of women entrepreneurs with disability. The first stop for the forum will be Savelugu and Yendi Municipalities in the Northern Region. The events …

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COMOG welcomes Vice President back home

THE COALITION of Muslim Organisations, Ghana (COMOG) has welcomed Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia from the United Kingdom (UK) with an appeal for him to take time off to rest. The Vice President went on a medical leave in the UK on Friday, January 19, this year and returned on …

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