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Police arrest Assin Adadientem juvenile charged with defiling 4-year-old girl

Police have picked up the juvenile who made the news last week for allegedly defiling a four-year-old girl at Assin Adadientem in the Central Region. The boy was not arrested early on although he had been charged with defilement because, according to police, the father of the victim, who first reported the matter, did not return to the station to …

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Hundreds benefit from breast screening exercise in Cape Coast

More than 800 women in Cape Coast and its environs have benefited from a week-long breast screening exercise. It was organised by Breast Screening Services, an organisation comprising lecturers of the School of Medical Sciences of the University of Cape Coast (SMS-UCC). Additionally, beneficiaries and residents were educated on the need to go for regular screening due to the effect …

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Bawku: Police shoot dead suspected armed robber, one on the run

A suspected armed robber has been shot dead by the Police in Bawku in an attempted highway robbery in the Upper East Region. The two suspected robbers, one of whom managed to escape, engaged a Police officer in a gun battle on the Bolga-Bawku road Friday dawn, leading to the killing of the other. The Police officer was escorting a …

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NDC would have jailed me if they won the 2016 elections – Chairman Wontumi

The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako, has stated that his party’s victory in the 2016 elections saved him from going to jail. Boasiako, popularly referred to as Wontumi., claimed that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) would have ensured he was jailed, had they won the elections. He went on to say that the …

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Political vigilantism: NPP reaping what they sowed – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has observed that the increasing spate of political vigilantism and hooliganism in the country involving foot soldiers of the governing party is as a result of what the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has nurtured its supporters to become. Over the past weeks, aggrieved party supporters in the Northern Region have engaged in lawless acts by …

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Police hierarchy needs security of tenure – Kwesi Pratt

Kwesi Pratt Jnr says the hierarchy of the Ghana Police Service needs security of tenure for them to able to deal with the emerging political violence in the country. Speaking on Radio Gold’s “Alhaji&Alhaji” on Saturday, October 28, the editor of the Insight Newspaper said protecting the tenure of the hierarchy of the Police Service will be the surest way …

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How I started my catering business using free food and Facebook – Afiyoo Larko Kofi

The advent of internet and social media has provided opportunities for young people to start and build businesses in ways not done in the past. With about 400,000 graduates coming out of Ghana’s tertiary institutions annually to look for non-existent office jobs, a young lady did the opposite – she quit an office job and went on to start a …

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Special Prosecutor will bring corruption to end – Attorney General

Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Madam Gloria Akuffo says the proposed Office of the Special Prosecutor will vigorously pursue the recovery of state funds in a bid to make corruption unattractive. The Minister who was in Parliament Thursday told Parliamentarians that the office would have to be independent of all interference from political actors and the Attorney General’s department …

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Seth Boateng, Manasseh, others honoured at maiden West Africa Media Excellence Awards

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has announced the winners of the 2017 West Africa Media Excellence Awards (WAMECA). The awards honour excellence in print, online and broadcast journalism in West Africa. The ceremony was hosted by Kafui Dey and Selikem Acolatse-Apaloo at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, Accra, where presenters included Mr. Perry Okudzeto, Deputy Minister for Information, Ms. …

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Show me your white pant – Suhuyini to Abena of TV3 New Day

In an attempt to discredit the ‘leaked’ Kwesi Botchwey report that is being circulated in the media and also rubbish challenges being thrown at the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to make available the original, the Member of Parliament for Tamale North Constituency, made an analogy that nearly landed him in trouble. When pressed by TV3’s New Day Host Abena Tabi …

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