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Council of State visits galamsey sites

Members of the Council of State will today embark on a working visit to some mining sites in the Eastern region to assess the destruction of lands and water bodies as a result of illegal mining popularly known as galamsey. The advisory body wants to obtain firsthand information in order to better counsel the President on the menace. The campaign …

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Bongo: 500 displaced after Thursday rainstorm

At least 108 structures have been left in ruins after a rainstorm struck five communities in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region early Thursday. The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) says over 500 people, including schoolchildren and the aged, have been displaced in the wake of the storm. Some electricity poles caught fire after the wild wind uprooted …

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NDC, NPP Makola Traders Draw Swords Over Public Toilets

Some women at the Makola Market who are loyal to the governing NPP are threatening to take over the management of public toilets and other government facilities in the market following the defeat of the NDC. The group, Makola Market Women Union, wants the NDC affiliated Makola Women Association to handover the management of the facilities or face their wrath. …

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JB Danquah’s Murder…‘Arrest His Widow Now’

The family of the late Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu is demanding the immediate arrest and interrogation of the widow of the Member of Parliament (MP). A brother of the late MP who was stabbed to death in his home at the Accra suburb of Shiashie said they are demanding the immediate arrest of Mrs Ivy Danquah-Adu whom they believe can offer …

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Kassena Nankana Assembly rejects MCE Nominee

The Kassena Nankana District Assembly has failed to endorse the President’s nominee, Williams Aduum as its new Municipal Chief Executive (MCE). Of the 50 members of the assembly present and voted, 33 voted ‘Yes’, in his favour, representing 66 percent while 17 voted against his nomination. The exercise was supervised by the Municipal Electoral Commission witnessed by the Upper East …

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Okyenhene demands apology from BNI over galamsey accusation

The Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, is demanding an immediate apology from the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) for wrongfully accusing him of engaging in ‘galamsey’ activities. That followed a BNI report which named the chief among scores of other chiefs from eight regions of the country as being engaged in illegal mining activities. A statement by the Akyem Abuakwa …

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Sophia Akuffo Tipped For CJ Job

Ghanaians are likely to have another female Chief Justice (CJ) as the Council of State considers the nomination of President Akufo-Addo for the coveted position. DAILY GUIDE’s reliable source indicates that the next Chief Justice to succeed outgoing Georgina Theodora Wood may be Justice Sophia AB Akuffo, who is seen as the most senior member at the apex court, having …

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Daily Guide Africa Title: Confusion Rocks Kwanyako

There is confusion at Agona Kwanyako in the Agona East District of the Central Region as some sub-chiefs have vowed not to serve the divisional chief of the area, Nana Ampim Darko V. According to the sub-chiefs, the divisional chief uses “terrorist tactics” to intimidate and cow them into submission to the extent of allegedly ordering the police to arrest …

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Otiko may be sacked in Akufo Addo’s first reshuffle – Kweku Baako

Veteran Jounalist, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako says President Akufo Addo may dismiss Gender Minister, Otiko Afisa Djaba in any major reshuffle in government if she does not turn on a new leaf. The Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide Newspaper, who is very close to the corridors of power is of the opinion that it is too early in the …

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