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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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Veep wishes Christians a happy Easter celebration

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has wished Christians and all Ghanaians a happy Easter celebration and urged them to live in peace and harmony. He said regardless of one’s religious or political affiliation, it was prudent to work together for peace and sustainable development. Vice President Bawumia expressed his Easter …

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Nigerian jailed seven years for defilement

A 33-year old unemployed Nigerian, Obinna Mba, who defiled a 12-year old girl at Nungua, has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court. This was after the court found him guilty on the charge of defilement at the end of the trial. The court, presided over …

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Remedy to prison overcrowding identified 

Mr Nelson Basubinin Duut, Director of Prisons Technical and Services, on Thursday suggested that Prison overcrowding could be addressed by decriminalizing petty offences in Ghana. He said studies on the current overcrowding situations of Ghanaian prisons from 2015 to 2019 revealed that our prison facility had an average overcrowding rate …

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