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Dr Bawumia joins Chief Imam for Jummah prayers ahead of Centenary celebration 

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on Friday, joined Sheikh Dr Osman Nuhu Sharabutu, the National Chief Imam and fellow Muslims at the Central Mosque in Accra for Jummah Prayers. The special Thanksgiving prayer was to express appreciation to Allah for the blessings bestowed on the Chief Imam, who would chalk …

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Akyem Eshiem residents cry for development

The chief and people of Akyem Eshiem, a farming community in the Asene Manso Akroso District of the Eastern Region are calling on government and district authorities to provide them with some amenities. Nana Kwadwo Koba III, chief of Eshiem who made the appeal said, the community needs a police …

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Veep mourns Major General Vib-Sanziri

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has expressed his heartfelt condolences to the family of the late Major General Francis Vib- Sanziri, Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force in the Golan Height. Major General Vib-Sanziri died on Friday, April 19 at the southern Israeli …

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Ghana generates one million tonnes of plastic waste every year – UNDP

While Ghana is vacillating between banning and not banning the use of plastic, the country is said to generate one million tonnes of plastic waste every year, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has said in a tweet, noting that only two to five per cent that is 22,000 to …

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Significance of Easter should spur us to sacrifice for our prosperity – President 

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on Ghanaians to reflect on and emulate the extraordinary sacrifice Jesus made on Calvary’s cross and work assiduously for the well-being of the nation. In a message to herald the Easter activities, the President said the season was a good opportunity to reflect …

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UN reiterates commitment to assisting Ghana abolish vigilantism

The United Nations has reiterated its commitment to assisting Ghana in her efforts to abolish political vigilantism. Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), said the UN would remain at Ghana’s …

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Report recalcitrant drivers to police – NRSC

The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), has intensified its passenger empowerment campaign on major highways to drastically reduce road fatalities before, during and after the Easter festivities. The campaign is generally aimed at creating awareness on the need for the public, especially drivers, passengers and pedestrians to desist from acts …

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Road fatalities reduce in Central Region

The Central Region has seen a sharp decline in road crash fatalities largely through stepped-up safety education campaign combined with strict enforcement of the law. The region recorded 43 deaths during the third quarter of the year – down from last year’s same period total of 46, representing a 6.5 …

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Two nabbed over narcotics and firearms in Assin Fosu

The Assin-Fosu Divisional Police Command on Wednesday morning arrested two men for allegedly dealing in substances suspected to be narcotics as well as firearms. The suspects; Eric Boateng 19, and David Andoh 20, were arrested from their hideout upon a tip-off. The Police also retrieved 33 varying quantities of wrapped …

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Cassius Mine shut down as directors face investigations

It appears that the operations of the Cassius Mining Limited in the Gbane mining area of the Upper East Region may never see the light of day as it suffers legal setbacks with its take-off in Ghana. The company acquired a large-scale prospecting license on the 28th December 2016 to …

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