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SEE PHOTOS: Okyenhene takes delivery of customized Kantanka vehicle

The Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has suggested the need for government institutions to begin to use vehicles manufactured by Ghanaian engineering firm, Kantanka Automobile Company Limited. According to the overload of Akyem Abuakwa State, government must purchase some of the Kantanka vehicles to institutions such as the Ghana Police Service, Ghana National Fire Service, Ghana Immigration Service among others …

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EOCO has the right to probe Ibrahim – GRA

The Ghana Revenue Authority(GRA) has discounted claims suggesting that the revenue body specifically invited the Economic and Organized Crime Office(EOCO) to assist it in pursuing brother of the former President, Ibrahim Mahama over the outstanding import tariffs owed the state. The largest opposition NDC has described as a witch-hunt the tussle between the Ghana Revenue Authority(GRA) and the brother of …

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Unemployed nurses spend night at Ministry of Health

Aggrieved nurses, comprising of Psychiatric nurses, General nurses and Midwives spent the night at the premises of the Ministry of Health after they pitched camp at the ministry on Monday to demand their posting. The group calling itself the Coalition of Unemployed Bonded Diploma Nurses said government has failed to post them two years after they completed their training from …

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PAC begins sitting today

Managers of some state institutions are expected to be grilled on their operations from today, Tuesday April 25, as the Public Accounts Committee of parliament begins sitting. The committee will consider several reports submitted to parliament by the Auditor General. According to the Chairman of the committee, James Klutse Avedzi, they will be looking at four reports— the Bank of …

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Chief Imam is a great unifier character – Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has extolled the leadership qualities of the of the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Usman Nuhu Sharubutu, describing him as “unifying character.” According to him, the nonagenarian is a true statesman and a man of peace whose fatherly and unifying leadership style immensely benefited not only individuals, households and communities, but the entire nation. The former …

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Alternative livelihood programme for illegal miners to cost $10m

Government’s five-year Multilateral Mining Integrated Project (MMIP), an alternative livelihood programme for illegal miners, is expected to cost $10 millin. The programme is underway according to Mr. John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, who said the programme is looking at “margin of not less than $10 million when it gets to its peak.” Speaking to Citi …

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Chief Fire Officer’s absence at Coconut Grove fire unacceptable – Dery

The Interior Minister Ambrose Dery has described as unacceptable the absence of the country’s Chief Fire Officer at the scene of Saturday’s inferno at the Coconut Groove Regency Hotel. Mr. Derry who was at the scene of the conflagration moments after it began said he was not impressed about how the GNFS dealt with the situation. “I saw that they …

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NPP chairman suspended

The New Patriotic Party Chairman of Kumawu constituency Joseph Danso has been suspended by the party’s regional disciplinary Committee. The committee chaired by Dr. Amoako Tuffour suspended Mr. Danso on Saturday for threating President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo over the nomination of a District Chief Executive. He was given the opportunity to apologize when he appeared before the committee but …

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Galamsey Continues On Pra River Despite Ban

Illegal mining activities along the Pra River in the Western Region continue unabated despite the coming into force the ban on all forms of illegal small scale mining, popularly known as galamsey, in the country. Galamsey activities have caused massive destruction to the country’s environment and particularly polluted water bodies, destroyed arable and farmlands as well as the forest covers. …

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