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Students Of Aputuogya JHS Study Under Death Trap

Despite government’s commitment to make education free in the country, the Aputuogya Junior High School (JHS) in the Bosomtwe District of the Ashanti Region is in deplorable state requiring urgent attention from the central government. Authorities of the school say several letters have been written to inform the district Education Directorate and the Member of Parliament (MP) in the constituency, …

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Appoint Jomoro DCE from Elubo or lose 2020 – Youth group cautions

A group calling itself the Concerned Youth of Elubo in the Jomoro District of the Western Region has asked President Akufo-Addo to appoint a District Chief Executive for Jomoro from the Elubo Township or face their wrath. The group says failure to do this, will see the NPP lose that seat it won for the first time in the 2016 …

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Nana Addo to name MMDCE nominees today

President Nana Akufo-Addo is expected to announce his nominees for the remaining Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executive (MMDCEs) positions today [Wednesday]. But the months leading up to this announcement has seen supporters of the governing New Patriotic Party protest against any speculated choice of a Chief Executive they claim they cannot work with. Just yesterday [Tuesday] at Atiwa in …

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Chief Arrested For Assault

The Winneba police have arrested the chief of Effutu Ansaful, Neenyi Ansaful III, for assaulting a 48-year-old taxi driver at Winneba. Assistant Superintendent of Police Reverend John Agbemaiese, Crime Officer of the Winneba Police Command, told the Ghana News Agency that on 13th April, 2017, at about 1400 hours, the victim, Victor Apetogbor, came to the station with the left …

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BoG Clears Minister Over $2.3bn Bond

Officials of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) have exonerated the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, of any wrongdoing in the $2.25 billion bond issued in April, 2017. The Head of Financial Management Service at the BoG, Stephen Opattah, insists that no single individual can skew the issuance of bonds to favour one person or another. He indicated that given the …

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Fire Ravages Ho Workers’ Estate

Fire has gutted a one-bedroom apartment on a three-storey flat at the old Ho Workers’ Estate Tuesday morning. The inferno, which started at about 9:30 am, completely ravaged the bedroom of the apartment located on the top floor of the building. A female occupant of the apartment who was in the room at the time of the fire, however escaped …

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A/R: Fugitive robber, accomplice arrested

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has arrested a notorious robber who has been on the police wanted list for series of attacks on Chinese Mining sites at Manso Watreso and its surrounding areas. Philip Kwadwo Danso, 28, was arrested along with 30-year-old Kwadwo Asamoah Daniel after the Obuasi Divisional Police Command on Sunday, April 23, 2017, received a complaint from …

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Nii Lantey Vanderpuye lodges complaint against invasion of his home

The Member of Parliament for the Odododiodio constituency, Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye has said his family will today lodge a formal complaint against persons believed to be National Security Operatives for invading his home over missing government vehicles. The supposed security operatives allegedly besieged the home of the former Youth and Sports Minister, while he was away in the United …

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UE/R: Soldiers deployed as NPP men vandalise MP’s residence

Some aggrieved men said to be members of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) have vandalised state properties at the Bawku West District Assembly over speculations that a candidate they dislike has been nominated as District Chief Executive. The group, alleged to be loyalists of one of the three candidates vying for the DCE position in the area, appeared without …

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