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Over 260 Fulani herdsmen flee into Ghana

More than 260 Fulani herdsmen have run to the Bole District in the Northern Region as refugees following a conflict between them and the Brifos, an Ivorian ethnic group at Bouna, a border town near Bole in Ghana. The escaping cattle herders and their families, mostly children and women, ran to Ghana after they were chased out of the town …

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Mahama: ‘I won’t take Volta Region for granted’

President John Dramani Mahama, on Saturday, gave the assurance that he would not take the Volta Region for granted but would rather continue to ensure that they gain their share of the National Cake. He said the Volta Region had over the years voted massively for the National Democratic Congress in all national elections and it was only fair to …

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Indiscipline affecting academic performance in Wa Senior High

Various forms of indiscipline on the part of students of the Wa Senior High Technical School (SHTS) is affecting general academic performance in the school. Most striking among such acts of indiscipline include students reporting late when school re-opens, students’ refusal to attend classes, students’ refusal to write terminal and mock exams, as well as the habitual scaling of the …

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Akufo-Addo: ‘Crude Propaganda against me won’t work’

The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says Ghanaians have seen through the deliberate, false propaganda being employed by his political opponents, in their desperate bid to tag him as a violent person in the run-up to this year’s election. Nana Akufo-Addo noted that because of the absence of a convincing electoral message and …

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Drug Administration Policy detrimental to rural dwellers – MP

The Member of Parliament for Banda, Mr. Ahmed Ibrahim, has stated that the review in the Drug Administration Policy of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) would not benefit people in the rural areas. He said that Policy would render Community-based Health Planning Services (CHPS) Compounds ineffective and cut off most rural communities from accessing healthcare services. Mr. Ibrahim made the …

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Dutch-sponsored initiative revolutionize water supply in deprived communities

Water crisis in many towns and villages in Ghana is a perennial problem. As a result, many people are contracting various water-borne diseases. But the Dutch government is spearheading an initiative that is set to ensure that over 85 communities across the country get potable water. A collaboration with WaterHealth Ghana seeks to provide at least 40 hi-tech water treatment …

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Don’t Just Shout ‘E Dey Be’; Register And Vote – Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama has encouraged young supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region to register in the upcoming limited voter registration to enable them vote in the general elections on November 7. The President said this at Sokpoe in the South Tongu district of the Volta Region. “When the register is open, make sure you …

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Amb. denies reports of 500 Ghanaian women in Kuwait cells

The Ghana Embassy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has refuted the story carried by the Ghanaian Times Newspaper on March 16, 2016 to the effect that “500 Ghanaian women are languishing at a camp in Kuwait anxiously waiting to be brought back home.” The Embassy has stated that the story was false and does not exist. The story which …

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NPP HQ raids: Police must report on last year’s incident – Baako

Veteran Journalist and Social Commentator Kwaku Baako Jnr has urged the Police service to update Ghanaians on the status of its investigations into the dawn raid at the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Headquarters in November last year. According to him, the deafening silence of the police service on this matter which raised tensions at the time it happened is most …

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Mahama must order the release of 3 SA ex-cops – Faibille

Legal Practitioner Egbert Faibille, has urged President John Mahama to demonstrate his respect for the rule of law by ordering the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) to immediately release the three arrested South African ex Police officers who have been arrested for engaging in acts that threaten national security. An order for the release of the three former South African …

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