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Interpol confirms Nigerian kidnapper as a serial kidnapper

DCOP Redeemer Vincent Dedjoe, the Western Regional Police Commander says contact established with the Nigerian Police has confirmed that suspect Samuel Udoetuk Wills is a tradesman in the kidnapping business. “Samuel Udoetuk Wills, according to information gathered through Interpol is a well-connected kidnapper who had suffered jail term in that …

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Man arrested for practicing as a doctor without license

Kankam Nkrumah, who works at Yesukrom Medical Centre near Anyinam in Atiwa East District has been arrested for practicing as a doctor without license. The Eastern Region Police Public Relations Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police ( DSP), Ebenezer Tetteh told the Ghana News Agency (GNA)  that  Mr Bright Atsu, the …

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Afoko’s accomplice appears before district court for committal

Gregory Afoko and Asabke Alangdi who allegedly caused the death of Adams Mahama, former New Patriotic Party Upper-East Regional Chairman have been put before An Accra District Court for committal proceedings to commence. This follows the arrest of Alangdi in Cote d’Ivoire on Friday, January 25, 2019 They were charged …

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Major Mahama murder case: State to present sixth prosecution witness on February 7

Mr Solomon Sackey, the fifth prosecution in the trial of the alleged murderers of the late Major Maxwell Mahama has said initially he thought he was a suspect when he reported himself to the Police. Mr Sackey, who spoke through an interpreter in cross-examination told an Accra High Court that …

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Ghana is among decliners on Corruption Perception Index 2018

Transparency International (TI) has released the 2018 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) and it is not good news. In its analysis, TI says this year’s index shows that majority of countries are making little or no progress in ending corruption. “Even worse, it reveals that the continued failure of most countries …

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“First-Port-of-Call Rule” to become operational on March 1 – Finance Minister

The “First-Port-of-Call Rule”, an arrangement that allows customs officials from neighbouring landlocked countries to set up desks at Ghana’s Ports to collect taxes on transit goods, would become operational on March 1, this year. Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, who announced this in speech read on his behalf …

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UHAS sacks two students for examination malpractices

The University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) in Ho has expelled two students of the University for examination malpractices in the 2017/2018 academic year. A total of 16 other students were rusticated and one sanctioned for the same offence in that academic year. Professor John Owusu Gyapong, Vice Chancellor …

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Court discharges Obengfo in spite of operating health facility without license

Dr Dominic Kwame Obeng-Andoh, Proprietor of Obengfo Hospital at Weija who was dragged to an Accra Circuit Court for operating a health facility without licence and practicing medicine without lawful authority has been discharged. The court presided over by Mrs Priscilla Dapaah Mireku discharged him on the basis of “want …

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Government hasn’t directed any CEO to proceed on retirement – Minister

The Government Monday debunked media reports that it has asked eight chief executive officers of state-owned agencies to proceed on retirement because they have passed the mandatory retirement age of 60. Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information, in denying the report, at a news conference in Accra, on …

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Komenda Sugar factory to be revived

The Hi limit Group, developers of government’s one village one dam programme has signed a purchase agreement to revive the defunct Komenda sugar factory Under the agreement, The Hi Limit Group will produce 375,000 metric tonnes of sugar cane annually to feed the sugar factory. The agreement signed under the …

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