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Tenant killed for separating feuding couple

A tenant who attempted to intervene in a brawl between a couple was killed when the husband opened fire on him, at Mehame, near Goaso in the Asunafo District in the, late hours of Sunday. Eye witnesses told The Ghanaian Times that the suspect, Kwabena Bator, is said to have subjected his wife to severe beating to the extent that […]

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Businessman faces court for defrauding 120 people

A self-styled businessman who allegedly collected moneys from over 120 people under the pretext of granting them loans, will face the Agona Swedru Magistrate’s, Court today. Matthew Frank Asmah, 30 who claims to be the Chief Executive Officer of MAF Construction and Loans Company Limited, was remanded in police custody when he appeared before the court recently. His plea was […]

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Driver, 47, arrested for defiling girl, 13

Armo-Kwaw, a 47-year-old driver at Half Assini has been arrested by the police for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old primary six girl of Half Assini Christian Academy. The Jomoro District Police Commander, Superintendent of Police John Ferguson Dzineku, told the GNA that the suspect and victim were neighbours at Amenzuley at Half Assini.

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KMA closes down Opoku Sika Palace Hotel

The Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), Kojo Bonsu, on Saturday ordered the closure of Opoku Sika Palace Hotel at Asafo for operating under unhygienic conditions, and failure of workers of the hotel to take part in the National Sanitation Day exercise. The four-storey facility situated on the wings of the road in-between the Ahmadiyya roundabout and the Asafo lorry park, […]

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‘Falling commodity prices affecting African economies’

‘Falling commodity prices affecting African economies’

Falling commodity prices, political upheaval and simmering conflict are exposing the differing fortunes of Africa’s economies, undermining the idea that the continent of a billion people is on one collective ascent. Sub-Saharan Africa has achieved annual growth of more than 5 percent over the last decade, and foreign investment has more than quadrupled over the same period, feeding the popular […]

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Trade Minister woos US investors

Trade Minister woos US investors

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, says Ghana’s record of good governance, political tolerance, fair judicial system and the rule of law, are critical ingredients in the decision making process for foreign investors. Describing the factors as ‘soft assets’ Dr Spio-Grabrah said in addition, the country’s solid achievements in education, health and religious tolerance are other key […]

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RESTORING THE GOOD IMAGE OF THE GHANA POLICE SERVICE

News reports on Friday of the interdiction of Commissioner of Police, (COP), Patrick Edero Timbilla, for his alleged involvement in the police recruitment scam that hit the country, must have come as huge surprise to many Ghanaians. The allegation, even though, has been swiftly denied by COP Timbilla, nonetheless, is astonishing, and a big blow to the Ghana Police Service. […]

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TUC advocates quota system for women in District Assemblies

TUC advocates quota system for women in District Assemblies

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has asked the government to establish a quota arrangement that will increase women representation in the District assemblies and parliament. It has also urged the government to pass -gender sensitive laws that would promote the interest of women and men, a statement signed by the Secretary General, Kofi Asamoah, copied the Times has said.

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Affirmative Action bill in the offing

Affirmative Action bill in the offing

Gender and Social Protection Minister, Nana Oye Lithur, says Ghana is on the verge of “making history” in the push for affirmative action, which will see women get reserved jobs. The Affirmative Action bill, she says, is in the final stages and would head to Cabinet before the end of the year. Her comments come as Ghana joined the world […]

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First female MP against ‘independence fanfare’

First female MP against ‘independence fanfare’

Ghana’s first female parliamentarian ,Lucy Annin wants the 58th Independence anniversary to be dedicated to cleaning the environment, saying, Friday’s parade and associated funfair were needless.

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