Human Interest

… Accepts budget estimates of Local Govt Ministry

Parliament has approved the budget estimates of the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development for the implementation of its planned activities and programmes for the year ending December 31, 2017. Of the GH¢321, 830, 688 approved, GH¢272,522,833 is donor funded, representing 85 per cent of the total budget. The approved amount is an upward adjustment of about GH¢ 93.1 […]

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KINTAMPO WATERFALL DISASTER, NEVER AGAIN!

The whole nation has been saddened by the tragic event at the Kintampo Waterfall in the Brong Ahafo Region involving the loss of nearly 20 precious lives, with 22 others sustaining serious degrees of injuries. The sad event follows the falling of a tree on a group of students from Wenchi Senior High School, Wenchi, and University of Energy and […]

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Court remands five over narcotics

An Accra circuit court has remanded five persons into police custody for allegedly possessing narcotic drugs without lawful authority. Emeka Uju, music producer; Tony Ojo, student; Roland Kwabena Eshun, sound engineer; Emmanuel Awudzi, footballer and Richard Nagetey, trader pleaded not guilty, and would appear again before court on March 29. Chief Superintendent Duuti Tuaruka told the court that at about […]

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3 brothers drown in dugout at Ahoto

Three siblings, all boys, got drowned at Ahoto, a suburb of Atebubu Amantin in the Brong-Ahafo Region on Monday. Michael, five, Solomon, four, and Joseph Ndoligma, drowned in a dugout during a downpour in the area. Atebubu Amantin District Police Crime Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Simon Agbemazi, who confirmed the story, said the accident occurred when the mother […]

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Electrician, mason jailed 30 years for robbery

Electrician, mason jailed 30 years for robbery

A 27-year-old electrician and a 23-year-old mason have been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment each by a Koforidua Circuit Court for robbing a taxi driver at Kassadjan, a suburb of Koforidua. Samuel Danquah the electrician and David Afarimbas the mason pleaded not guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit crime to wit robbery and robbery, but were slapped with […]

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Pastor in trouble for defrauding woman

Pastor in trouble for defrauding woman

A Pastor, Richmond Nana Danso, was on Monday remanded by an Accra circuit court for dishonestly appropriating $10,080 and GH¢2,000.00, belonging to Lucy Korkoi Tetteh. Nana Danso pleaded not guilty to the charges and was remanded by the court, presided by Mrs Afi Agbanu Kudomor, to appear again on March 30. Prosecuting, Chief Superintendent of Police Duuti Tuaruka told the […]

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INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST – PREQUALIFICATION OF CONTRACTORS FOR THE PROVISION OF CONTRACTOR MINING AT IDUAPRIEM GOLD MINE GHANA

INTRODUCTION   Iduapriem Gold Mine (the “Company”), an AngloGold Ashanti (“AGA”) asset, is in the process of assessing future contractor mining services options at its surface mine located 10km south of Tarkwa in Western Region, Ghana. Accordingly, the Company is inviting interested bidders (“Bidders”) to submit an Expression of Interest (“EOI”) for the provision of future mining works  as detailed […]

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Health workers asked to respect patients’ rights

The Brong Ahafo Regional Chief Nursing Officer, Madam Cordelier Yeboah, has condemned health workers, who take pictures of their clients or patients (especially the dead) and post them on social media. The phenomenon, which according to her has assumed alarming rate in recent times, “breaches confidentiality of the profession and dignity of clients as enshrined in the code of ethics […]

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Claimants to Ga Mantse Stool asked to remain calm

Claimants to Ga Mantse Stool asked to remain calm

The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Mr. Ishmael Ashitey, has appealed to all the feuding factions and claimants to the Ga Mantse stool to remain calm and not disturb the prevailing peace and stability in the region. He noted that protracted chieftaincy disputes in the region, had affected the region’s development, and there was the need for a lasting solution to […]

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BROUHAHA OVER SIZE OF GOVT

Governments are elected to fulfill the aspirations of those who elected them. Sometimes, the election of a particular government may be based on particular demands of the electorate. As the years go by, the electorate keeps a watchful eye on the ruling government to find out how things are being done to fulfill the promises made to them during campaigns. […]

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