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Blunt objects killed Maj. Mahatma — Pathologist reveals

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH | THE PATHOLOGIST at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital who conducted a post-mortem on the late Major Maxwell Adams Mahama has said the soldier died from “multiple head injuries.” Dr Lawrence Edusei, who is the 13th Prosecution Witness in the trial in which some 14 persons are standing …

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2 Dead in Shaanxi mining disaster

BY EDWARD ADETI, GBANE THERE IS a volcanic outpouring of rage in Talensi, a district in the Upper East Region, over a fresh disaster that has claimed the lives of two Ghanaian employees of the Shaanxi Mining Ghana Limited. Monday’s tragedy, striking months after a toxic gas from a mining …

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New policy on fisheries before cabinet – Minister

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH  | THE MINISTER of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Mrs Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has said the recent decline in  annual yields of small pelagics from approximately 130,000 metric tonnes (MT)  10 years ago to about 30,000 MT has forced government to review the Fisheries Acts. She said …

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Opuni goes to Court of Appeal again

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH   | LAWYERS OF the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of COCOBOD, Dr Stephen Kwabena Opuni, have filed at the Court of Appeal a repeat motion for stay of proceedings in a case in which he and one Seidu Agongo are facing trial for causing financial loss …

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James Camp Prison gets water-purifying factory

BY MUNTALLA INUSAH   | THE MANAGEMENT of the James Camp Prison, in collaboration with their partners, has commissioned a sachet and bottled water factory christened ‘Campers Natural Mineral Water.’ The initiative forms part of efforts to project the commercial potential of the service to the general public and position it …

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Why DStv lose signal when it rains

DSTV HAS stated that customers who use satellite TV services will witness that heavy rain will cause the services to lose signal. According to a press release from the company, the problem is caused by an event called rain fade and unfortunately, there is very little broadcasters can do about …

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45-year old fish distributor wins MoMo @10 ultimate prize

MR JOHN Quayson, a 45-year old fish distributor, has won the ultimate prize  of MTN Mobile Money 10th anniversary, (MoMo@10) promotion. He took home the coveted brand new Hyundai Santa Fe 2019 edition at a ceremony held in Accra. He had the highest number of points after using MoMo for his transactions. …

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Ghana Statistical Service calls on Chief Imam

THE GOVERNMENT Statistician, Professor Samuel Kobina Annim, has paid a courtesy call on the National Chief Imam, Sheik Dr Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu, to inspire the involvement of all stakeholders in the 2020 Population and Housing Census (PHC). Being the first in a series of visits to religious leaders in the …

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Regulate activities of GNPC — IFS to Govt

BY PRINCE ESSIN THE INSTITUTE for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has called on the government of Ghana to regulate the activities of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) as it causes the state to lose a lot of money invested in the petroleum sector. According to IFS, GNPC receives close to …

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Introduction of CSE is to remove learning barriers – GNACOPS

BY PHILIP ANTOH THE GHANA National Council of Private Schools (GNACOPS) has appealed to Ghanaians to drop the uproar against and rejection of the much-talked-about Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) being introduced by the Ministry of Education in the new school curriculum. The council says, “we accept the CSE because it …

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