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Berekum Police Chase Grave Looting

The Police in the Berekum Municipality of the Brong Ahafo Region are on the heels of some ‘Sakawa’ boys, who reportedly looted graves at a cemetery at Kraaso Nkantanka and made away with skeletons and other ornaments for ritual purposes. The Assembly member for the area, Ebenezer Yeboah, told DAILY GUIDE in a telephone interview that the ‘Sakawa’ boys looted …

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Why EOCO Is Probing Opuni

Underground investigation conducted by The Chronicle has revealed the real truth behind the invitation extended to the former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Dr. Stephen Opuni by the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO). Dr. Opuni was subjected to marathon interrogation by the EOCO team, led by its Executive Director, Justice A.Y. Tsar last week Friday, …

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Drama Over Nana’s Ministers

Members of the Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) nearly boycotted proceedings yesterday during the consideration of a motion to approve eight out of the 13 Ministers-designate vetted by the Appointments Committee. This deepened the drama in the house over the approval of eight of the nominees instead of 10, withholding the approval of Yaw Osafo-Maafo, Senior Minister-designate and Boakye Agyarko, …

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Ghana @ 60 Begins

In spite of the financial and economic challenges confronting Ghana, President Akufo-Addo thinks it is still prudent to celebrate the country’s 60th independence anniversary. “I think all of us are in agreement that the financial and economic circumstances of our country are not what we will all like it to be; we have to recognize the reality of it. We …

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Boakye Appiah Declared Wanted

An Accra District Magistrate Court has issued a bench warrant for the immediate arrest of one Boakye Appiah. Appiah, aged 37, has been accused of defrauding by false pretences contrary to Section 131 of Act 29/60. He is alleged to have defrauded the complainant (name withheld) to the tune of GHȼ24,000 under the pretext of selling a car to him …

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PHOTOS: 29 foreign nationals arrested for engaging in galamsey at Atiwa Forest

The Eastern Regional Monitoring Team of the Forestry Commission made up of the Military and Police has arrested twenty -Nine foreign nationals who have invaded the Atiwa Forest Reserve in the Eastern region engaging in illegal mining. The suspects believed to be from Mali and Niger wielding sophisticated equipments to detect and mine gold, invaded the forest reserve for over …

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President Akufo-Addo to swear in first batch of Ministers today

President Akufo-Addo will today, January, 27,2017 swear into office his first batch of Ministers who have been approved by Parliament following a successful vetting process. The nominees who have been cleared include Alan Kyerematen, Minster-designate for Trade and Industry; the Finance minister-designate, Ken Ofori-Atta and the Defence Minister-designate, Dominic Nitiwul, National Security Minister-designate, Albert Kan-Dapaah; Attorney-General and Justice Minister-designate, Ms …

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Explosion at TOR

A furnace at the Crude Distillation Unit (CDU) of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) exploded yesterday, forcing the management of the refinery to shut down the CDU. Officials were prompted to carry out an emergency shutdown of the facility to avert an outbreak of fire after the furnace had exploded as a result of excessive pressure, coupled with heat, causing …

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Fulanis Flee Agogo As Opinion Leaders Declare War On Them

More than fifty (50) cattle have been shot dead since Saturday, January 21, 2017 in Agogo in the Ashanti Region, Today can report. This disturbing development, according to our sources, has compelled Fulani herdsmen to flee Agogo for their dear lives. The incident, Today understands, follows an alleged directive issued to the residents of the area by opinion leaders to …

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