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DCE advocates reservation of land banks

The District Chief Executive for Bosomtwe in the Ashanti Region, Mr. Joseph Kwasi Asumeng, has called on chiefs in the area to take steps to reserve land banks for future development projects. He said land availability was critical to any form of development both for the current generation and posterity …

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Court adjourns Midland assault case to September 26

The assault case involving Lance Corporal Godzi Frederick Amanor, popularly known as “Skalla,” who allegedly assaulted a woman at the Shiashie branch of the Midland Savings and Loans Company has been adjourned to September 26 to enable one of the lawyers study the case. The counsel requested the Court that he …

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Fraudsters are duping prospective car buyers in our name-GPHA

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) says some unscrupulous persons were using its name to defraud prospective car buyers. Mrs Esther Gyebi-Donkor, General Manager, Marketing and Corporate Affairs of GPHA, stated that such persons create  fake websites in the name of the company which they use to swindle people. …

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Some persons with disabilities back Bagbin

A group of persons with disabilities have thrown their support to Mr Alban Kingsford Sulemana Bagbin saying he is not a hater of their kind. “We want to make it clear to those who are intentionally putting a spotlight on persons with disabilities for political propaganda that we know that …

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Auditor General to begin audit of road construction projects –

The Auditor-General’s Department shall soon begin the auditing of various road construction projects to ensure value for money in the country. “We see our roads been constructed and within a year it is spoilt. We will go after them to find out if the right thing was done. You cannot …

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GJA wants Ayariga brought to book

Mr Affail Monney, President, Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), has called on the authorities to ensure that Mr Hassan Ayariga, Founder of All People’s Congress (APC), is brought to book. He said this was because Mr Ayariga allegedly hired thugs to attack Mr Jerry Azanduna, a senior reporter of the Ghana …

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Court sentences Nigerian for snatching money bags

A 25-year-old Nigerian Chijioke Amadi was on Wednesday sentenced to a fine of GH¢2,400.00 by an Accra Circuit Court for snatching the bags of money changers containing different currencies to the tune of GH¢53,610.00. Amadi, unemployed, will in default, serve two years imprisonment in hard labour. He denied the offence …

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Court orders forensic examination of Bishop Obinim’s signature

An Accra Circuit Court has ordered Bishop Daniel Obinim, the Founder of God’s Way International Church, to give samples of his signature for forensic examination. The Police are also to make available Obinim’s signature on the Police statement tendered in court in order to ascertain whether he signed it or …

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MiDA mentors 50 female engineering students

The Millennium Development Account (MIDA) has provided some selected female engineering students from six tertiary institutions with practical internships to empower them with the skills needed in the power industry. In partnership with the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and Energy Commission, the batch of 50 engineering students, drawn from …

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UMB signs $10.8m IDIF agreement with Central Sugar Company

The Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) has signed a $10.8million agreement with Central Sugar Company Limited to kick-start the establishment of a factory that would process cassava into starch for export. The project under the One District, One Factory (IDIF) flagship, which is to be sited in the Pru District in …

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