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Disregard the falsehood over allocation of Kejetia shops – KMA

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), has called on the citizenry to be wary of what it described as malicious lies being peddled about the allocation of shops at the newly-constructed Kejetia market. They should disregard the “falsehood being propagated by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) communicators with the intention to …

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Ashaiman youth demonstrates against MCE over “land acquisition” 

Some rampaging young people in the Ashaiman municipality  have accused their local Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of  underhand land dealings with some Chinese investors. Numbering more than 200, they embarked on a march in Ashaiman’s principal streets to protest against Mr. Albert Okyere Boakye’s alleged actions. Mr Thomas Adongo, leader …

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Deputy Attorney General asks public to stop criticizing MPs unduly

The Deputy Attorney General and MP for Tempane Constituency, Joseph Dindiok Kpemka, on Tuesday appealed to the general public to see Members of Parliament as fallible and not subject them to undue criticisms or attacks. He said MPs were elected to legislate and contribute their quota to the development of …

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GEDA clears foreign traders from Opera Square

The Ghana Electrical Dealers Association (GEDA) has embarked on an exercise to clean the Opera Square of foreign traders to give room for locals to do business without interference. The traders said the action was taken to show their displeasure towards their unmet grievances, which they spelt out during a …

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African Scientists attend workshop on spectroscopy and spectral imaging

Sixty African scientists from eight countries are attending a two weeks intensive workshop on spectroscopy and spectral imaging at the University of Cape Coast. The workshop is being organized by the African Spectral Imaging Network (AFSIN) in collaboration with the International Science Program (ISP). Its focus is on “using simple …

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Accra Technical University to offer course in corrosion

Accra Technical University will collaborate with Corrosion Institute, Ghana, (CorrIGh), to run a short course in corrosion to sharpen the skills and knowledge of students to be competitive in the market. Experts in corrosion have interest in controlling the impact of corrosion on assets life cycles, productivity and human life. …

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Ghana to benefit from smart classroom learning technology

The Ministry of Education and NetDragon Websoft Inc of China have signed a Memoranda of Understanding to develop a national experience centre for schools to benefit from the latest educational technology. The project will deploy and develop a smart classroom and school solution project in Ghana. This was contained in …

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Police caution drivers against car snatching syndicate by criminals

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has cautioned the public, particularly commercial drivers on new methods of car snatching by criminals. This caution was as a result of the increase reports of car snatching from unsuspecting drivers by criminal gangs in the country. A statement issued …

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Teacher, 2 others sentenced to 45 years for robbery

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a teacher and two others to a total of 45 years imprisonment in hard labour for robbery. Bright Amuzu, a pupil teacher, Prosper Howusu and Courage Klutse, both labourers pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and robbery but they were found culpable and sentenced to …

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Ofosu-Ampofo Trial – Stay of Proceedings verdict set for 30 July

The Accra High Court on Tuesday set July 30 to rule on a stay of proceedings application by Mr Tony Lithur, lead counsel for Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, Chairman for the National Democratic Congress charged with conspiracy to cause harm and assault on public officers. The Party Chairman’s accomplice, Anthony Kwaku Boahen, …

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