Human Interest

Guardiola dares to ‘kill’ complacent players

Guardiola dares to ‘kill’ complacent players

MANCHESTER City manager Pep Guardiola warned his players he would “kill” anyone who got complacent after their flying start to the season. City continued their Premier League dominance with a 2-0 win at Leicester City, with Gabriel Jesus scoring the opener a minute before half-time and Kevin De Bruyne doubling the advantage early in the second half. Guardiola’s men have […]

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Kpone-Katamanso Assembly to improve sanitation

Kpone-Katamanso Assembly to improve sanitation

The Kpone-Katamanso District Assembly has intensified the fight against indiscriminate littering in order to improve sanitation. Places most affected are Kpone Public Cemetery and open spaces in the industrial area and the communities. Last week it began an exercise to sensitise industries and communities on the need to keep their surroundings clean. Officers from the Environmental Health and Safety Department […]

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MTTD, AMA Guards receive safety gadgets

MTTD, AMA Guards receive safety gadgets

The Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service and Metro Guards of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) have been equipped with road safety gadgets to complement their work. The equipment, worth $100,000 was donated to them through collaboration between the AMA and the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS), a non-profit organisation. The MTTD received 20 […]

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Kenya court upholds Kenyatta poll win

Kenya court upholds Kenyatta poll win

Kenya’s Supreme Court has upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in last month’s election re-run, which was boycotted by the main opposition. Judges dismissed two petitions challenging the poll, opening the way for Mr Kenyatta to be inaugurated for a second term next week. The opposition said the ruling had been given under “duress”, and it would not recognise the new […]

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Mugabe ignores deadline to quit

Mugabe ignores deadline to quit

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party has summoned its MPs to discuss the future of its leader, President Robert Mugabe, after a deadline for his resignation came and went on Monday. The deadline was set by Mr Mugabe’s own party, Zanu-PF. The embattled leader surprised Zimbabweans on Sunday, declaring on TV that he planned to remain as president. Zanu-PF says it backs […]

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House passes National Identity Register Bill

House passes National Identity Register Bill

Parliament has passed the National Identity Register (Amendment) Bill, 2017 to pave way for the commencement of the nationwide registration exercise. However, Ghanaians who do not have either a passport or a birth certificate would have to be vouched for by two relatives or by two non-relatives to be determined by the National Identification Authority (NIA). Children under six years, […]

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New districts for better decentralisation

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has sent a Legislative Instrument to Parliament proposing to establish new municipalities and districts. There is no doubt that this has become necessary because of growing population in various parts of the country. As population grows, it becomes difficult to manage administrative units in a way that helps to satisfy the needs […]

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Horrofic  murder at Kasoa … Woman beheaded, heart, breast missing

Horrofic murder at Kasoa … Woman beheaded, heart, breast missing

The police have started investigations into circumstances surrounding the mystery of a beheaded woman, found at Kasoa Amanfrom Quarters Junction, in the Central Region. The heart and breast of the deceased were missing, when the body was found in a sack stained with blood The Greater Accra Regional Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Efia Tenge, who confirmed […]

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Herbalist jailed 15 years for defilement

Herbalist jailed 15 years for defilement

A herbalist arrested for defiling a girl at Dwease in the Asante-Akim Central Municipality, has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment in hard labour by the Juaso Circuit Court. Macarthy Amoako pleaded not guilty to the crime. Police Detective Chief Inspector Birikorang Peasah told the court, presided by Mr. Yusif Asibey, that the incident happened on October 31. The court […]

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Man granted bail for GH¢31,750 visa fraud

Michael Anderson, a visa agent, has been granted GH¢32,000 bail with two sureties by an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly engaging in GH¢31,750 visa fraud. The accused, allegedly defrauded 27 people, under the pretext of obtaining visa for them to travel to the United States of America (USA), Canada and United Kingdom (UK). Anderson, who was charged with two counts […]

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