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Ebola: GHS puts hospitals on alert

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has directed all regional health directors in the country to be on alert after the Democratic Republic of Congo reported an Ebola outbreak in the North-east. The World Health Organisation said as at May 14, 2017, three deaths are being linked to the virus, and it is taking the situation “very seriously”. One of those …

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Inside the new Greater Accra Regional Hospital [Photos]

The newly built state of the art health facility at Ridge in Accra, the Greater Accra Regional Hospital, was on Wednesday opened to the public. The hospital was built by the Mahama administration with a $250 million credit facility from the US Exim bank and HSBC Bank.   The original Ridge Hospital was a 191-bed facility, built in 1929, to …

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Suhum ECG Accountant Commits Suicide With Weedicide

Joseph Frimpong Addo, accountant for the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the Suhum municipality of the Eastern Region, has allegedly committed suicide in an uncompleted building. The deceased was found in one of the rooms of his uncompleted house at Okorase, a suburb of Suhum, Wednesday morning. According to police reports, the deceased is believed to have drunk weedicide …

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Pastors Caught Up In Sex Blackmail

Two men believed to be leaders of a syndicate allegedly using images of sexual intercourse and videos to force their victims to pay ransom, are being chased by the Cyber Crime Unit of the Ghana Police Service. The suspects are Cyrus Morrison aka Ebenezer Kwofie and Nana Kwaku Gyasi. Prominent individuals, mostly pastors, are said to be victims of this …

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GN Bank Staff Arrested For Fraud

Benjamin Arfoh, a 23-year-old staff of the Enchi branch of the GN Bank in the Western Region, has been arrested by the police for an alleged fraud. The suspect who was working with the mobile banking section of the GN Bank in Enchi had allegedly defrauded 26 customers of the financial institution amounting to GH¢34,000. Benjamin Arfo was arrested at …

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Akosombo Residents Demonstrate Over ‘Killer’ Tariffs (PHOTOS)

Some residents of Akosombo in the Eastern Region on Tuesday took to the streets to demonstrate over what they describe as killer electricity tariffs. According to the demonstrators the high tariffs started after the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) changed their meters. “I was away for about a month and when the bill came it was around GHC500. How can …

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Man Boasts Of Killing Wife

“I am satisfied that she is dead and I don’t regret killing her. Now the police can do whatever they want to do with me….” These were the purported words of a 32-year-old cleaner arrested for allegedly killing his wife at Labadi, a suburb of Accra. Rex Kpanor, a cleaner at the Cardio Thoracic Centre, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, was arrested …

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