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Johnson Kombian sentenced to death by hanging

Johnson Kombian Garkum, farmer and businessman, who was accused of killing two police officers in the Northern Region, has been sentenced to death by hanging, on two counts of murder. The deceased are Constable Prince Agyare and Constable Owusu Frimpong, but a third policeman, Corporal Osei Bonsu, survived after sustaining …

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NIC begins enforcement of building insurance in Kumasi

The National Insurance Commission (NIC) has begun an exercise to enforce compulsory insurance of private commercial buildings by property owners in the Kumasi Metropolis. The week-long operation, being carried out by a National Taskforce set up by the Commission is part of a nationwide exercise to ensure compliance of the …

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Nzema Youth demonstrate support for Atuabo freeport project

The Freeport sited at Atuabo in the Ellembelle district of the Western Region, will offer Ghana a strategic opportunity to become a regional hub for support services in the West African sub-region. Members of the Nzema Youth for Peace and Development (NYPD) noted that the establishment of the Atuabo Freeport, …

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Lordina Mahama sworn in as OAFLA President

Ghana’s First Lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama has been sworn into office as the new President of the Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV and AIDS (OAFLA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The position of the OAFLA Presidency is elected every two years by the Organization General Assembly. Mrs Mahama is …

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Trade Ministry woos investors into mining industry

Mr Kweku Ricketts Hagan, Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, has called on South African investors to channel their investments into supplies of chemical inputs and relevant equipment to support mining firms. He also said there are good opportunities in the area of refineries and processing of jewellery. Mr Hagan …

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Gender Ministry takes over School Feeding Programme

Government has changed the sectoral responsibility for the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) from the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development to the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection. A Government directive to the two sector Ministers signed by Mr Julius Debrah, Chief of Staff and copied to …

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