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Scrap ineffective political parties – MP to EC

The Member of Parliament for Jaman North, Siaka Stevens in the Brong Ahafo region has charged the Electoral Commission to scrap all ineffective political parties from its database According to him, the Electoral Commission must be blamed for the numerous unqualified political parties in the country. He was speaking on ATV. All the other panelists who were on the show …

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37 hospital accused of negligence after student’s death

The family of a US based Ghanaian medical student who died at the 37 military Hospital is accusing the hospital of negligence. Justice Nana Wusu Dankwa was sent to the hospital Wednesday morning by the Golden Tulip shuttle driver after he complained of chest pains. He is reported to have requested oxygen from the nurses at the medical emergency unit …

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Illegal Miners Ignore Government’s Ban

Illegal miners at Patriensa near Konongo in the Asante-Akim Central Municipality have largely ignored the government’s order to stop the destructive activity. To them, “it is business as usual” and there has been no let-up in the illicit operation, popularly referred to as “galamsey”. Residents of the town, who confirmed this to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) and asked not …

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Gov’t Begins Christian Pilgrimage

THE GOVERNMENT is set to airlift Christian pilgrims from Ghana to Israel and other parts of the Christian world on an annual basis, beginning with about 100 persons. Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Samuel Kofi Dzamesi, made the announcement at a press conference yesterday in Accra. According to him, the ministry has set up two separate committees namely, Planning …

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Court Remands A “Pastor” And Four Others, Over Witchcraft Allegation

The Bolgatanga District Court, presided over by His Worship Osman Abdul-Hakeem, has remanded another set of five persons in Prison custody, for threatening and molesting three old women they suspected to be witches, at Gare, in the Talensi district in the Upper East Region. The Court also granted a Bench Warrant to the Police for the arrest of one Tarebon …

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Chief ‘Killers’ Nabbed

Three persons believed to have played a role in the murder of the development chief of Ardeyman, in the Greater Accra Region, Nii Tettey Sarbah, have been arrested by the Kwabenya police. The suspects are Asafoatse Nii Quaye Kortey aka Cobra, 39-year-old carpenter, Rahim Yakubu, 20-year-old cattle rearer and Musah Mohammed, 28-year-old scrap dealer. They were said to be lodging …

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Minister Stops DVLA Over New Driver’s Licence

The Minister of Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, has stopped the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) from going ahead with the issuance of new driver’s licence to the public. The DVLA announced recently that from July 18, 2017, it was going to commence the issuance of biometric driver’s licence (popularly called Smart Driver’s Licence and Vehicle Registration Cards) at additional …

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NDC Chairman’s House Burnt

THE ASHANTI Regional First Vice Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has lost his plush three-bedroom house to a ferocious inferno. Nana Kwasi, who is currently gunning for the Ashanti Regional NDC chairmanship position, witnessed the horrific spectacle of fire consuming his house at about 1:00 pm on Thursday. The posh-looking house, which is situated at Achiawkrom near …

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NLA presents car to latest ‘Lucky Hands’ promotion winner

The National Lottery Authority (NLA) on Wednesday presented a brand new Hyundai Ascent car worth about GHc87, 000 to the overall winner of the “NLA Lucky Hands Promotion” Harrison Nukpor. The winner, a 64-year-old Electronic Technician from Akatsi in the Volta Region, expressed his delight at the price, and thanked the NLA of keeping its promise. According to him, though …

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