Human Interest

‘Don’t bury Nakpana as Bimbilla chief’

‘Don’t bury Nakpana as Bimbilla chief’

The Regent of Bimbilla and the family of the late Bimbilla Na Andani Dasana have said that they would resist any attempt to bury late Nakpana Salifu Dawuni  as chief of Bimbilla.   “We will use every legal means to resist any attempt by government or any government official to bury the late Nakpana as chief of Bimbilla,” they vowed. […]

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Liberia counts votes in historic election

Liberia counts votes in historic election

Across Liberia votes are being counted to determine the country’s next president and legislators. Polls closed at 6pm local time (18:00 GMT) on Tuesday and a provincial declaration is expected within the next 24 hours. However, the electoral body has until October 25 to declare a winner or announce a runoff for the presidency. A runoff seems likely as unofficial reports from […]

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What next in Kenya election crisis?

What next in Kenya election crisis?

Kenya’s High Court has ruled that all candidates who participated in the August 8 presidential election can now stand in the re-run later this month. This comes a day after the main opposition candidate, Raila Odinga, announced that he was pulling out. The re-run was ordered by the Supreme Court, which annulled the August vote won by President Uhuru Kenyatta, […]

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One village One dam not for all c’nities in 3 Northen Regions – Dr. Bambangi

One village One dam not for all c’nities in 3 Northen Regions – Dr. Bambangi

A DEPUTY Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Sagre Bambangi has clarified that government’s flagship programme, “One Village, One dam” does not necessarily mean that every village in the three regions of the north will have a dam of their own.   According to him, the policy will cover only communities that have the “potential to have viable dams.”   […]

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Time to deal with land guards!

The incidences of land guards visiting mayhem on Ghanaians in communities across the country have become common and legendary. Land guards are armed groups of people who often terrorise land owners, mostly resulting in the loss of lives and properties. The phenomenon of land guards did not begin today or recently. Successive governments have tried to end the menace through […]

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Armed robbers kill lotto agent

Russia, a suburb of Dansoman in Accra, was thrown into a state of mourning, when a Banker-to-Banker lotto coupon supplier was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen, last Saturday. The deceased, Wisdom Adornu, 54, and other lotto operators were attacked when they had assembled at a kiosk to render accounts to the owner of Banker-to-Banker lotto. Assistant Superintendent of Police […]

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Chinese remanded for killing man, 29

Chinese remanded for killing man, 29

Jan Gi Hi, 49, the Chinese, who allegedly shot and killed Nana Buah, 29, last Friday, at Wassa Akropong, in the Wassa East District of the Western Region, was remanded by the Takoradi District Court, on Wednesday. The plea of Jan, who was charged with provisional murder, was not taken, and would reappear on Wednesday, October 25. The prosecutor, Inspector […]

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Ekumfi chiefs laud President

Ekumfi chiefs laud President

The chiefs and people of Ekumfi have lauded President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for delivering on his promise to start the national engine of industrialisation at Ekumfi in the Central Region. “We are sincerely grateful to him for projecting the Ekumfi traditional area with the national launch of the ‘One District, One Factory’ policy initiative to significantly create employment for […]

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Curfew in Malawi over vampire killings

Curfew in Malawi over vampire killings

At least five people have been killed in southern Malawi after they were accused of behaving like vampires. The UN says it has pulled staff out of two districts as the vampire scare sweeps across the south of the country. According to reports, the victims were killed by vigilante mobs who suspected them of drinking human blood as part of […]

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Kenya vote in balance, crisis deepens after Odinga quits

Kenya vote in balance, crisis deepens after Odinga quits

Kenya lurched deeper into political crisis yesterday as a court ruling and a parliamentary vote appeared to ease Uhuru Kenyatta’s path to a second term as president. A day after his rival quit and Kenyatta and Raila Odinga were due to face off in a repeat election on October 26, after the Supreme Court annulled their August ballot — in […]

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