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Nkawie court remands alleged kidnappers

The Nkawie Circuit Court has remanded three persons into prison custody for their alleged roles in kidnapping and robbing of a senior high school student at Nketia, near Adankwame in the Atwima-Nwabiagya South Municipality of Ashanti. The pleas of Collins Agyeman 22, a driver’s mate, Philip Asare 30, drinking bar …

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Curfew hours reviewed for eight communities in Jaman South

The Ministry of Interior by Executive Instrument has reviewed the curfew hours imposed on eight communities of the Jaman South Municipality of the Bono Region. The curfew hours imposed on Drobo, Japekrom, Babianiha, Kwasibourkrom, Mpuasu, Basakrom, Kojokesekrom and Katakyiekrom have been changed from 1800 hours to 0600 hours to 2000 …

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Civil society group advocates ban on mining activities in Ghana

Save the Nation for Future Leaders, a civil society group, has appealed to Government to declare mining an illegal activity to save the nation its waters, land, green cover and fauna from any further degradation. The group said, instead, the government must concentrate on agricultural production, especially cocoa and other …

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You cannot practice counseling without a license – Prof. Ofori-Atta

The Ghana Psychological Council, a body with a mandate to license all qualified professionals, paraprofessionals and lay counseling practitioners will soon clamp down on charlatans who provide quack psychological services. Professor Angela Ofori-Atta, Chairperson of the Ghana Psychological Council said a significant  proportion of practitioners who called themselves psychologists or …

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Ghana’s gross public debt hits over GH¢173b – IMANI

…Country likely to return to IMF Ghana’s gross public debt has reached GH¢173,068.7 billion compared to GH¢142,616.6 billion in 2017, with an interest rate of GH¢19 billion to be paid on the debts. These figures were presented at a public lecture by the Think Tank, IMANI in Accra on Thursday …

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Proliferation of arms is recipe for disaster – High Court Judge

Justice Constant Kwaku Hometowu, Justice of the High Court has expressed concern about the reports alleging proliferation and possession of arms and ammunition by individuals in nation. “If Rwandan genocide perpetrators relied mainly on machetes to massacre an estimated 800,000.00 people in just one hundred days, the potential of the …

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Ghana light crop cocoa season opens on June 21

The Ghana Cocoa Board has announced the opening of the 2019 light crop cocoa season with purchases, beginning on Friday June 21, 2019. A statement signed and copied to the Ghana News Agency by Dr Emmanuel A. Opoku, the Deputy Chief Executive of Cocoa Board said the producer price to …

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Supreme Court dismisses Afoko’s application

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an application by Gregory Afoko challenging the discontinuation of his murder trial at the High Court, by the Attorney General, (AG). Afoko was standing trial before an Accra High Court, for the alleged murder of Alhaji Adams Mahama, Former Upper East Regional Chairman of …

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GES approves subjects for study leave

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has approved some subjects for study leave without pay for the 2019/2020 academic year. In a press statement issued to the Ghana News Agency and signed by Ms Cassandra Twum Ampofo, Head of Public Relations of the Service, the approved subjects applied to both teaching …

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Fiaseman Rural Bank makes profit

Fiaseman Rural Bank Limited made a pre-tax profit of GH¢6,007, 260 in 2018 representing 29 per cent as against GH¢4,659,640 in 2017. Osagyefo Amanfo Edu VI, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the bank, made this known at the 31st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of shareholders of the bank …

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