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GAF cautions public about fraudulent recruitment

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has cautioned the public against unscrupulous individuals and groups of people fraudulently advertising recruitment of personnel on social media. A statement signed and issued by M. A. Larbi, Commander, Public Relations Department, GAF, said the trend, which involves display of pictures of senior officers on Facebook and WhatsApp accounts, was a ploy to defraud persons […]

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GNFS conducts fire audit on high-rise buildings

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has conducted fire audits on some-high rise buildings in Accra to ascertain their preparedness in the event of a fire outbreak. This forms part of the efforts of GNFS to reduce the rate of fire outbreaks in the country. The auditing, which lasted for about four hours, involved senior personnel including the public relations […]

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Campaign to boost domestic  tourism launched

Campaign to boost domestic tourism launched

The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku has launched a campaign to boost domestic tourism in the country. The campaign, dubbed, “See Ghana, Eat Ghana, Wear Ghana and Feel Ghana” seeks to promote domestic tourism. Addressing stakeholders in the creative arts industry on Friday at the Christianborg Castle garden in Accra, she said the campaign was […]

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AMA health inspectors caution residents

AMA health inspectors caution residents

Health inspectors of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), last Saturday, issued a three-day warning to households and businesses in the metropolis, to keep their surroundings clean or face arrest and prosecution. The health inspectors served the notices to residents of Achimota, Akweteyman, Nii Boi Town, Lapaz and New Fadama, where the assembly inspected. Mr. Samuel Darteh-Ayeh, Metropolitan Coordinating Director, who […]

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Man, fiancée arrested for alleged burglary

Man, fiancée arrested for alleged burglary

A 25-year -old man and his fiancée are in the grips of the police for an alleged burglary at Tesano in Accra. Abdul Rauf and Evelyn Kumi, 27, also known as Dela, both unemployed, were reported to have conspired and broken into the residence of the complainant, one Mr Aryee, who was not home. The suspects made away with 40 […]

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Two die in accident at Dansukrom

Two die in accident at Dansukrom

Two people died in a fatal crash at Dansukrom, near Sefwi Bekwai, in the Western Region, yesterday morning, when a passenger vehicle travelling to Kumasi in Ashanti Region, veered off the road and hit an electric pole. According to the police, the Mercedes Sprinter bus, with registration number AS 4373-15, veered  off the road, and hit an electrical pole, resulting […]

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Somanya ‘Vandals’ granted bail

Somanya ‘Vandals’ granted bail

The 12 suspects, who were remanded into police custody, for allegedly vandalising the Somanya Police Station, in the Eastern Region, have been granted  bail in the sum of Gh¢70,000 each with two sureties by the Koforidua Circuit Court. The court ordered Ebenezer Jones Adamtey,Tei Israel, Micheal Adjei Nortey, Theophilus Narh, Kosivi Amana,Wisdom Tetteh, Jerry George, Wisdom Sackitey, Senyo George, Felix […]

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Minority calls for investigation into sale of contaminated oil

Minority calls for investigation into sale of contaminated oil

The Minority in Parliament has called for a full-scale investigation into what it called “blatant corruption” at the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Limited (BOST). The Minority’s call comes on the heels of revelations that five million litres of contaminated oil has been sold to a company associated with the managing director of the BOST under “dubious and bizarre circumstances.” […]

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Chinese loan facility can push Ghana to HIPC – Ato Forson

The Minority Spokesperson on Finance, Casiel Ato Forson, says the decision by the government to secure a Chinese loan facility to support its ‘One District, One Factory’ policy, among others, can push Ghana into a status of a Highly Indebted Poor Country (HIPC). “This is because debt to Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which currently sits at 72 per cent, will […]

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African govts urged to work together for slavery reparation

African govts urged to work together for slavery reparation

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Professor Hilary MacDonald Beckles has cautioned African governments against acts and commentaries that disrupt global efforts to seek justice on the harsh slavery regime meted to Africans years ago. To this end, he has called for a collaborative and united front, devoid of divisive postures, in the fight for reparation for […]

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