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Call Kennedy Agyapong to order – Prof. Gyampo

Call Kennedy Agyapong to order – Prof. Gyampo

A political science lecturer at the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo has urged the leadership of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to openly condemn the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin-Central, Kennedy Agyapong for undermining the authority of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Mr. Agyapong in the wake of the lawlessness exhibited by the vigilante group affiliated with […]

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NCCE reiterates ban on political vigilante groups

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on Tuesday called for the ban of political party vigilante groups. The move was to ensure that future riotous activities from such groups were avoided, the NCCE stated in a statement signed by Mrs Joyce Afutu, Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs. The statement said the forceful removal of the Ashanti Regional Security […]

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Volta Region NPP disowns ‘Rambo Forces’

The Volta Regional branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has distanced itself from a group called ‘Rambo Forces’. It maintained that the group had no affiliation with the party either now or in time past. Pius Enam Hadzide, a Deputy Youth and Sports Minister-designate and leading member of the party in the region said “there is not, or has […]

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‘NHIS service providers to receive monthly payments’

‘NHIS service providers to receive monthly payments’

Service providers of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) will soon receive monthly payments for services rendered to clients, to ensure the sustainability of the scheme, the Minister for Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has said. He indicated that the Ministry of Finance was working to rid the scheme of accumulated debt to customers, and ensure regular payments, to make the […]

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Traders advised to observe fire safety practices  By Jonathan Donkor

Traders advised to observe fire safety practices By Jonathan Donkor

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has advised traders in markets across the country to observe best fire safety practices, to avert fire outbreaks. The advice comes a day after fire gutted a three-storey building near the Kumasi Central Market and the offices of Ashfoam in North Industrial Area, in Accra, destroying items worth millions of Ghana Cedis. The Accra […]

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LET’S CURB THESE ACTS OF LAWLESSNESS

The acts of lawlessness displayed in connection with a court trial in Kumasi by some people said to be members of a vigilante group known as the Delta Force has brought great waves of shock to various people in the country. The court was hearing a case of assault and destruction of public property against 13 members of Delta Force […]

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N/R records 50 murders

The Northern Region recorded 50 murder cases and 51 armed robbery cases in 2016, an increase over the previous year’s record, of 45 for murder and 41 for robbery. The region also recorded 25 rape cases in 2016 as against 17 cases in 2015 while defilement cases dropped from 67 in 2015 to 38 in 2016. It also recorded 83 […]

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Varsity student, accomplice jailed for robbery

Varsity student, accomplice jailed for robbery

Victor Richmond Ato Sagoe, a level 300 student of the Valley View University at Oyibi in Accra, was  jailed 18 years in hard labour by the Accra Circuit Court “One” for attempted robbery and possessing 19 rounds of ammunition without lawful authority. Also sentenced to 18 years in prison, was his accomplice, Prince Amoah, popularly called Narrow, a labourer at […]

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2 killed at Agbogbloshie … In Dagomba, Komkomba violence

2 killed at Agbogbloshie … In Dagomba, Komkomba violence

Two people lost their lives during a clash between Dagombas and Komkombas, in a dispute over a mobile phone, at Agbogbloshie, in Accra, yesterday. Others, who sustained machete and gunshot wounds during the violence, are receiving treatment at the hospital. A pharmacy shop was vandalised, and an office and motorbikes were burnt during the conflict. When The Ghanaian Times got […]

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Government working to pay debt owed SSNIT  —-Finance Minister

Government working to pay debt owed SSNIT —-Finance Minister

The government is working to settle its indebtedness to the Social Security and National   Insurance Trust (SSNIT), the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta has said. Government owes SSNIT about GHc600 million as the result of its inability to pay SSNIT bonds and workers’ contributions. Mr Ofori-Atta who disclosed this during the inauguration of the new SSNIT Board in Accra […]

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