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Tema Police Turn 310 Seized Motorbikes Into Scrap

Tema Police Turn 310 Seized Motorbikes Into Scrap

The Tema Regional Police Command is scrapping 310 motorbikes it seized during exercises this year to clamp down on criminal activities within the Tema and Ashaiman areas. This is to ensure that the bikes which were either used for criminal activities or were unregistered do not end up in the hands of criminals who may use them to terrorise residents. […]

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Kumasi Market Gutted Again

Kumasi Market Gutted Again

Another blazing fire at the Kumasi Central Market razed down a number of shops and destroyed property worth thousands of Ghana Cedis yesterday. It took personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service more than 12 hours to bring it under total control, as there were no thoroughfare to the market.

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APSD 18th Anniversary Opens In Accra Today

APSD 18th Anniversary Opens In Accra Today

The 18th anniversary of the Africa Public Service Day (APSD) opens in Accra.This is the first time Ghana is hosting the event since its inception in 2004. The theme for this year’s celebration which was launched in Accra, last thursday is ‘Africa Public Service in the age of open government: Giving voice to the citizens’. The climax of the celebration […]

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Agbogbloshie Residents Screened For Blood Pressure

Agbogbloshie Residents Screened For Blood Pressure

The Pro-Link, a non-governmental organi-sation (NGO) aimed at empowering women and the disadvantaged in communities, has organised a health screening exercise for residents of Agbo-gbloshie in Accra. The exercise, a collaboration between Pro-Link, Mission of Hope International and students from University of Ghana Medical School, saw the residents screened for blood pressure, glucose level, malaria, cholesterol level and other health-related […]

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Three More Customs Officials, Indians Arrested At Tema Port

Three More Customs Officials, Indians Arrested At Tema Port

Three more high ranking customs officials and some Indians were picked up yesterday morning by the Presidential Taskforce on revenue mobilisation, in connection with under-hand dealings at the Tema port. The customs officers in question, two Chief Collectors and an Assistant Chief Collector (names withheld), were arrested in connection with the seizure four days ago of the two truckloads of […]

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Ga Traditional Council Dissociates Itself From Chiefs

Ga Traditional Council Dissociates Itself From Chiefs

The Ga Traditional Council has dissociated itself from the coalition of Concerned Ga Chiefs who are demanding the removal of the Accra Mayor, Mr. Alfred Vanderpuije. In a statement, acting president of the council, Nii Dodoo Nsaki, condemned the chiefs for attacking the integrity of the Mayor without basis. The chiefs, at a news conference on Thursday, called for the […]

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Ga Chiefs Want Alfred Vanderpuije Removed

Ga Chiefs Want Alfred Vanderpuije Removed

Some chiefs and traditional leaders of the Ga State  have called for the immediate removal of Mr. Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije as mayor of Accra. According to them, his performance as mayor was below expectation. The chiefs backed by some of the Ga youth, assembly men and concerned Ga groups said their chiefs deserved better treatment from the Accra Metropolitan Assembly […]

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Judgement Debt Commission Probes Payments On Barekese

Judgement Debt Commission Probes Payments On Barekese

The controversy over who should be the actual benefiries of the compensation for land government acquired for construction of the Barekese Dam in the Ashanti Region, was put to rest when a witness told the Judgement Debt Commission that the people of Owabi were not to benefit from the package. Rather, the total amount of GH¢4,301,562.89 paid by the government […]

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202 Foreign ‘Galamseyers’ Surrender

202 Foreign ‘Galamseyers’ Surrender

In order to avoid being arrested by the National Task Force for illegal mining, 202 foreigners mainly Chinese, have surrendered to the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS). The latest to arrive at the premises of GIS headquarters in Accra yesterday were 157 Chinese, including 15 females on board  Metro Mass Transit buses.

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Judgement Debt Commissioner alarmed

Judgement Debt Commissioner alarmed

Mr. Justice Yaw Apau, the Sole Commissioner, was alarmed yesterday as to how the state has been made to pay a whopping sum of GH¢545,870,081.00 (over 5 billion old Ghana cedis) as judgment debt to a contractor due to someone’s ineptitude.

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