Human Interest

1,710 persons involved in Kwafokrom-Apedwa road crashes

1,710 persons involved in Kwafokrom-Apedwa road crashes

A total of 1,710 persons have been involved in road accidents on the Kwafokrom-Apedwa stretch along the Accra-Kumasi highway between January and September this year, chairman for the Parliamentary Select Committee on Roads and Highway, Mr Samuel Ayeh-Paye, has revealed.   Mr Ayeh-Paye who is also the Member of Parliament (MP) for Kraboa-Coaltar in the Eastern Region said the Kwafokrom–Apedwa [...]

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Name Ghana flag ‘The Banner of Hope’  – Patroit

Name Ghana flag ‘The Banner of Hope’ – Patroit

A patriot, John B. K Amoah, has advocated for the Ghana flag to be named, “The Banner of Hope”, saying “it perfectly describes who we are as a country”. He said the new name would reflect the nation’s aspirations, and serve as a source of inspiration to Ghanaians in working towards the country’s development. On January 3, last year, he [...]

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Lawra celebrates Kobine festival,  holds farmers’ forum

Lawra celebrates Kobine festival, holds farmers’ forum

Groundnut farmers in the Lawra Municipality of the Upper West Region are still counting their losses after several acres of groundnut farms were infested by the rosette disease in June this year. The disease, which was caused by a prolonged drought that hit the district in June after the farmers had planted their nuts in anticipation of the rain for [...]

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Former E.P Moderator warns against strifes, conflicts

Former E.P Moderator warns against strifes, conflicts

IMMININET strife and conflict situations are looming over the country as “the signposts of moral behaviour have all fallen by the road,” former Moderator of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana (EPCG), Very Rev. Japhet Yao Ledo has warned. He noted that the contemporary Ghanaian society was now so morally bankrupt that the young are resorting to cyber fraud to make [...]

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I was not hospitalised at 37 Military Hospital – President

I was not hospitalised at 37 Military Hospital – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has dismissed social media allegations that he collapsed on Sunday October 21, and was rushed to the 37 Military Hospital for medical treatment.   The President said he went to the Military Hospital to visit his brother-in-law who had been admitted to undergo a hip operation, and wondered why his presence at the hospital could [...]

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Theresa May says 95% of Brexit deal is done

Theresa May has said she is prepared to “explore every possible option” to break the deadlock in Brexit talks. She told MPs 95% of the terms of exit were agreed but the Irish border was still a “considerable sticking point”. While willing to consider extending the UK’s transition period beyond 2020, she said this was “not desirable” and would have [...]

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Rotary to install tower clocks  across the country

Rotary to install tower clocks across the country

The Rotary in Ghana is in discussions with the relevant authorities to mount tower clocks at targeted locations in the country as part of strategies to promote punctuality and time consciousness among Ghanaians. According to the District Governor (D9102), Jeffery Afful, the installation of tower clocks was the second phase of Rotary’s ‘Punctuality and Time Management Project’, aimed at creating [...]

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THE DESTRUCTIONS AT KNUST MUST STOP!

REPORTS reaching the Ghanaian Times indicate that students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) yesterday went on a rampage and destroyed property on the campus. The students were said to have embarked on demonstration following what they described as “heavy handedness” from the university authorities. Our information is that the students on Friday night decided to [...]

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2 Chinese killed in shooting incident at Wassa Akropong

Two Chinese died in a shooting incident at a hotel on Saturday at Wassa Akropong, in the Wassa Amenfi East District of the Western Region.   The police are yet to establish the cause of the fatal incident, but the deceased, Wing Wenkang, 35, and Lu Silim, 54, have been deposited at the Wassa Akropong Government Hospital mortuary for autopsy. [...]

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COCOBOD GH¢217m financial loss case: Witness denies scrumming to pressure

A prosecution witness, Dr. Franklin Manu Amoah, in the case in which Dr. Stephen Opuni, a former Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, and Seidu Agongo, a businessman, are standing trial for willfully causing financial loss of GH¢217 million to the state in a fertilizer deal, yesterday told the Accra High Court that he did not succumb to pressure in the [...]

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