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MP advocates increased awareness of sickle cell

Ms Francisca Oteng Mensah, the Member of Parliament for Kwabre East, is advocating a greater awareness creation and increased knowledge about sickle cell anaemia to control the disease. Sickle cell is a genetic condition which affects the red blood cells and causes it to break down with other accompanying diseases which include the damage of lungs, heart, kidneys, liver, eyes […]

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Halt sale of fertiliser – Minority

Halt sale of fertiliser – Minority

The Minority in Parliament is demanding that government halt the sale of fertiliser as was the case when the National Democratic Congress (NDC) was in power. According to the NDC lawmakers, the Cocoa Fertilisation Programme (CFP) which was introduced during the Mahama-led administration, among other things was to increase cocoa production in the country. Under the CFP, the Minority caucus […]

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Security taskforce uncovers vehicles at Nsawam

Security taskforce uncovers vehicles at Nsawam

A National Security taskforce, tasked to retrieve missing government vehicles, yesterday uncovered vehicles including armoured and State Protocol Development (SPD) vehicles, alleged to be state stolen cars, at Oforikrom, Nsawam, in the Eastern Region The vehicles, numbering about 15, included a Toyota Land Cruiser with registration number GS6985-13, Pajero Mitsubishi, BMW X5, Ford Expedition and Ford Explorer, and a Grand […]

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Police kill 2 robbers in gun battle

Police kill 2 robbers in gun battle

Two suspected robbers, said to have been armed with AK 47 assault rifles, have been killed by the police, following a fierce gun battle between a gang and the police at Agyaagyekrom off Asuadee road at Manso Nkwanta, in the Ashanti Region. The deceased and three other accomplices, who are on the run, according to the police, were said to […]

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58 Killers of Major Mahama remanded

Thirty-two out of the 58 persons arrested for allegedly killing Major Maxwell Adam Mahama at Denkyira-Obuasi in the Central Region, in May 29, 2017, would stand trial. The prosecutor, Deputy Superintendent of Police  (DSP) George Amegah, told the Accra Central District Court “3,” yesterday that apart from the 32, who would be prosecuted, investigations were still on-going to establish the […]

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Three military imposters arrested for robbery

Three people have been arrested by the Kasoa police in the Central Region for posing as military men, and robbing residents of the area. Daniel Sosu, 25, a trader at Kaneshie, Isaac Sosu, 35, a driver’s mate, and William Ahiavli, 30, a sprayer, were all dressed in military uniforms. The Kasoa District Police Commander, Superintendent Stephen Ahiatafu, confirmed the story […]

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More suspects grabbed for murder of Ardeyman chief

Three more suspects have been arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of Nii Tetteh Saban , Development Chief of  Ardeyman, near Amasaman in Accra. James Laryea, 56, Michael Akumeh, 28, and Prince Kwesi Boateng, 24, were arrested in a family meeting at Ayikai Doblo, City Cafe in Adjen Kotoku, and Akwetemang respectively The chief was murdered on June 8, by an […]

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Former president Mahama dedicates Father’s Day to fallen servicemen

Former president Mahama dedicates Father’s Day to fallen servicemen

Former President, John Mahama,  dedicated this year’s Father’s Day to the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama, the military man who was killed in the line of duty at Denkyira-Obuase in the Central Region. The former President tweeted, “dedicating this Father’s Day to Maj. Max Mahama & all servicemen who’ve fallen in the line of duty & their children robbed of […]

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Ghana ranks 4th on the 2016 Global Peace Index

Ghana ranks 4th on the 2016 Global Peace Index

The National Peace Council (NPC) has organised a two-day mediation training programme for women and youth from four communities in the Volta Region to strengthening their capacity in conflict resolution. The programme, sponsored by the European Union in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (NNDP) attracted participants from Nkonya in the Biakoye District, Alavanyo,  Some, and Adina in the […]

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‘Judges views on national issues must be made known to citizenry’

Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, the Member of Parliament for Ellembele, has given Ms Sophia Akuffo thumbs up on her appointment as the Chief Justice of the Republic but wants the views of judges known on issues of national concern. His concern follows the reluctance of Ms Akuffo to answer questions which bothered on her personal convictions in her 20 plus […]

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