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61 fire personnel died in line of duty within a year

About 61 personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service have died in the last 12 months whilst discharging their duties. Many firefighters also sustained various degrees of injuries in the year under review, Chief Fire Officer, Edwin Ekow Blankson has said. He recounted this in a statement issued on Saturday …

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Nigerian Group condemns criminal activities of residents in Ghana

Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation has described as distasteful the criminalities engaged by some Nigerians living Ghana. A Nigerian citizen, Samuel Udoetuk Wills, the suspect in the kidnapping of the three Takoradi girls, is serving a prison term for breaking jail in December last year. Other Nigerians are suspected to have …

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IGP to be hauled before parliament over missing Takoradi girls

The Inspector General of Police will be hauled before parliament to answer questions regarding the three missing Takoradi girls, the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu has served notice. He said he will file the motion when parliament resumes from recess for the IGP to brief MPs on steps the police are …

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Society pays for attacks on journalists – UN

The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) Mr Antonio Guterres has said society pays the cost when the freedoms of journalists are taken away. Mr Guterres said civic space has been shrinking worldwide at an alarming rate and with anti-media rhetoric on the rise, so, too, are violence and harassment …

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Man kills elder brother with club

The Eastern Regional Police have mounted a manhunt for Kwadwo Asamoah, popularly known as Akyem Boye, 40, for assaulting and killing his elder brother, Kwasi Asante, 46, at Adasewase, near Anyinam in the Atiwa East District of the Eastern Region. The suspect was said to have hit the elder brother …

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Government will pay SSNIT debt – Akufo-Addo

The Ministry of Finance has arranged for the payment of GH¢200 million and a bond of GH¢700 million towards the retirement of the arrears owed the Social Security and National Investment Trust (SSNIT). According to President Akufo-Addo, who made this known yesterday at the Workers’ Day parade held in Accra, …

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Corrupt Mahama appointees would be jailed very soon – Wontumi assures

The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako alias Chairman Wontumi has charged Ghanaians to brace up for “good news” as corrupt officials under the erstwhile Mahama administration would be jailed very soon. The event followed a well-attended fitness walk through the principal streets of …

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Takoradi: Families of kidnapped girls call off planned demo

Families of the three Takoradi-kidnapped girls have called off their demonstration slated for today [Thursday]. The decision, they say, is as a result of fresh assurances given to them by Child Rights International and the Ghana Police on finding the girls. The decision also comes on the back of the …

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One-year-old boy goes missing at Adjei Kojo

A one-year-old boy has gone missing at Adjei Kojo near Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region. The incident occurred on Wednesday. The boy was last seen at home in a cream blue top and sea blue trousers. The family of the little boy suspect he was stolen by a lady …

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Cocoa not driver of deforestation – Europeans told

The Chief Executive of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has urged European chocolate processing companies and international civil society groups campaigning for the protection of forests, to disabuse their minds of their long-held perception that cocoa farming results in deforestation. Deforestation has been a major concern of …

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Bill Gates lauds Ghana’s medical drone delivery project

Co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates has lauded Ghana for adopting drone technology to supply essential medical supplies to health facilities across the country. Ghana last month, inaugurated the Omenako centre in the Eastern Region to serve as a point from where blood and other essential medicines and vaccines will be …

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EC petitioned to extend limited voters’ registration

A former District Chief Executive for Sekyere Afram-Plains in the Ashanti Region, Donkor Fuseini, has petitioned the Electoral Commission to extend the limited voter registration exercise to the electoral areas in the Sekyere Afram-Plains constituency in the Ashanti Region. On Monday the Commission’s Chairperson, Jean Mensa said her outfit would …

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