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Come for ‘Afehyia Pa Afa Hye’: Okyenhene to T&T PM, Caribbean, Africans in diaspora

The Okyenhene Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin has extended an invitation to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Dr. Christopher Keith Rowley, the whole of the Caribbean and all Africans in the diaspora to join Okyeman in December this year to celebrate the maiden annual Afehyia Pa Afa Hye or Good Year […]

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Murdered nurse: 2 suspects busted – Police

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has arrested two persons and questioned several others in connection with the murder of Mrs Ruth Ama Eshun, a community health nurse at Sewua-Ayoum in the Bosomtwe District of the Ashanti Region. The first suspect, Dominic Fosu, 35 years, was arrested on 5 February 2020 at Sewua Aboaso after a […]

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Sex for grades: UG sanctions to “divert public attention” from galamsey – ASEPA

The Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA) has said the University of Ghana decided to make public its sanctions against two of its lecturers caught in the BBC’s sex for grades documentary so as “to divert public attention from the serious damages of the government-sponsored galamsey that has destroyed our water bodies.” The […]

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A/R: 25 pigs die after drinking water from river poisoned by galamsey activities

The activities of illegal small-scale miners (galamseyers) in the town of Beposo in the Bosome Freho district of the Ashanti Region have resulted in the death of 25 pigs belonging to one Joseph Owusu. Through their illegal mining activities, Mr Owusu explained, the galamseyers have polluted a nearby water source, River Banku, which serves domestic […]

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Coronavirus: Don’t panic – Amb. to Ghanaians

Ghana’s Ambassador to China, Mr Edward A. Boateng, has entreated Ghanaians at home and in China not to panic over the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus that has hit the Asian country and begun spreading into other parts of the world. He further urged Ghanaians in China to be each other’s keeper while following the […]

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You are a thief, it’s a fact – Mutombo the Poet attacks Mensa Otabil

Popular Ghanaian spoken word artist, Percy Osei Appiah popularly known as, Mutombo the Poet has described the leader of International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), Pastor Mensa Otabil as a thief. Pastor Mensa Otabil while delivering a sermon at his church bashed social media fanatics who are into the act of sharing photos of their food […]

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Police officer shot dead at Mankessim

A police officer has been shot dead at Mankessim in the Mfantseman Municipality of the Central region. The Lance Corporal was in mufti and on his way to the office when he was shot. The attack on him follows a shoot out between the police and some armed robbers who had attacked a fuel station […]

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CEO in court for forging ex-husband’s signature to secure $150k loan

CEO in court for forging ex-husband’s signature to secure $150k loan

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Ghana is our home – Volta NDC denounces secessionists

Ho, Jan. 20, GNA – The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region has distanced itself from activities of secessionist group, Homeland Study Group Foundation (HSGF). Members of HSGF, with 85-year old Kormi Kudzordzi also known as Papavi Hogbedetor, as leader have been advocating the independence of “Western Togoland territory” made up of parts […]

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59 inmates of Nsawam prison matriculated into UCC

An initiative by the University of Cape Coast to encourage education in the country’s prisons has seen some 59 inmates benefitting. The University opened a prison campus inside the Nsawam prisons to help inmates qualified for diploma courses to also enroll and 59 of these persons have been welcomed already for the course in 2020. […]

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