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Scottish trade mission to visit Ghana

A trade delegation from the oil and gas industry in Scotland would visit Ghana from April 9 -11 to gain a thorough understanding of local market conditions while investigating local investment opportunities. A statement issued by the British High Commission and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra on …

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12 districts in Ghana free from Oncho – Expert Committee

The Ghana Onchocerciasis Expert Committee (GOEC) has recommended that follow up surveys be undertaken in 12 districts in the Oti-Daka river basin, to confirm the possibility of stopping the Mass Drug Administration (MDA) with Ivermectin. The decision by the GOEC was based on an earlier data collected from 2017 by …

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Police arrest three over attack on MP’s property

Three suspects have been arrested and detained by the police over last Sunday’s dawn attack on the Sankore property of the Member of Parliament (MP) for Asunafo South, Mr. Eric Opoku. Their names were given as Paa Kwasi, alias “IK”, Richard Asare and Anointing. Chief Inspector Augustine Kingsley Oppong, the …

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KMA takes steps to prevent flooding

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) is developing a comprehensive action plan to prevent flooding in the metropolis during the rainy season. Mr. OseiAssibey-Antwi, Chief Executive said the plan would help protect lives and properties asthe Meteorological Services Department has predicted of heavy rains this year. Mr. Assibey-Antwimade this known at …

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Court adjourns case of Kwabenya fugitives

An Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday adjourned to April 5, the hearing of the case in which some armed men freed inmates at the Kwabenya Police Station after an attack on the station, killing a Police Officer on duty. All the accused were in court on Wednesday when case was …

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Armed robber jailed 15 years

There was wailing and crying when an Accra Circuit Court sentenced one Fuseni Miniru to 15 years imprisonment in hard labour for robbery. The 33-year old, whose families and friends were in court sat on the floor of the corridors of the court area crying their hearts out with the …

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Court orders age assessment of suspect with military uniform

An Accra Circuit Court has ordered the Police to conduct an age assessment of a suspect who was arraigned for allegedly possessing military uniforms without authority. The order came after Zuberu Osumanu an aluminium fabricator, had told his lawyer that he was 17 years and he would 18 next month. …

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Domestic revenue mobilisation is key to “Ghana Beyond Aid” – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said for the nation to move beyond aid, there is the need to adopt innovative and strategic approaches in mobilising revenue domestically. To that end, he said, the Government on assumption of office last year embarked on strategic measures to build a “soft infrastructure” …

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Ghana government will stem illicit financial outflow – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed that, the Government has begun a conversation to ensure that every single bar of gold leaving the shores of the country is properly weighed, tested, valued and accounted for.  He said it was unacceptable that for a very long time an institution of …

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Court remands policeman and soldier for robbery

L/CPL Isaac Amejor 33-year-old, a Policeman; CPL Bernard Tsagli, 38-year-old military officer; and Crossby Danso Ofori, 29, unemployed were on Wednesday remanded by an Accra Circuit court for conspiracy and robbery. The three who were accused of conspiracy and robbery of one Aisha Hussein of GH¢4,000.00, pleaded not guilty to …

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