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Tamale Decongestion Chaos: Traders leader’s shop set ablaze

A structure used for the sale of second hand attires belonging to a leader of aggrieved petty traders and hawkers in Tamale on Wednesday afternoon was attacked and burnt completely by unknown men in an escalated tensions between traders and city authorities over an ongoing decongestion exercise that drove them away from the streets. Supporters of a chief, Mohammed Hafiz …

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Russians, Ukrainians detained over illegal mining [Photos]

The two Russians and Two Ukrainians who were arrested on Monday in Ghana for engaging in illegal mining spent the night at the Kumasi Central Police Station in the Central Region. They are expected to be brought to Accra later today, Tuesday for further investigations. The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources John Peter Amewu ordered the arrest of the …

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The Coalition of unposted Allied Health Professionals kept vigil at the premises of the Health Ministry last night (Monday) as part of their continued struggle for immediate clearance and posting. The group vowed not to leave the Ministry premises until they are cleared on Friday as promised by the Deputy Minister of Health, Tina Mensah. Speaking to Citi News, the …

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A/R:18,441 teenage pregnancy cases recorded in 2016

A total of 18,441 adolescents got pregnant representing 11.4% of all pregnancies last year 2016, the Ashanti Regional Director of Health Services Dr. Alexis Nang-Beifubah has announced. Addressing the media at Ashanti Regional Health Directorate under the Gharh project themed “reducing teenage pregnancy, a shared responsibility” Dr. Alexis Nang-Beifubah said the figure is a reduction from the 2015 figure of …

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Nana Addo’s critics “unwise” – Martey

A former Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Professor Emmanuel Martey, has tongue-lashed persons criticizing President Nana Akufo-Addo, classifying them as “unwise”. According to him, taking Akufo-Addo’s government to the cleaners now is unfair to him since those lampooning him had longer years in power, but failed to improve the lives of Ghanaians. “All those who are making those …

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150 investors ready for ‘one-district one-factory’

About 150 proposals have been received from both foreign and local investors keen on partnering government in its proposed plans to establish a factory in each of the 216 districts in the country Trade and Industry Minister, Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, speaking at the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce’s industrial forum on the ‘one district, one factory’ policy said: “As at …

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Military protecting illegal mining sites – Amewu

Some Russians and Ukrainians in illegal mining activities in the Ashanti region have been arrested. The foreigners who were operating at a mining firm at Tontokrom in the Amansie West District were arrested on the orders of the Lands and Natural resources minister John Peter Amewu. The minister also ordered for their company Geo Professional Services to be shut down …

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Galamsey Queen Stripped

An aide to Aisha Huang, the Chinese lady believed to be an illegal mining queen in the country, has made shocking revelations about her former boss’ mind-blowing activities, which had been kept as a top secret until now. According to him, Aisha was a dyed-in-the-wool member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) so she did everything possible to help the …

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