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Tales of horror as contractor halts work on Bolga-Bawku road

An abrupt withdrawal of Queiroz Galvão from an ongoing reconstruction work on the Bolgatanga-Bawku-Pulmakon Road — an international motorway that links Ghana to its ECOWAS neighbours — has sparked widespread agitations in the Upper East region. Millions of teeth have been set on edge as drivers, passengers and eyewitnesses tell fresh tales of horror and terror in connection with the …

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You’re ‘sick’ if you worry about gayism – Kofi Bentil

Kofi Bentil, the Vice President of IMANI Ghana has described persons jabbing or rather, ‘attacking’ President Akufo-Addo following his take on homosexuality on international television as irrational and ridiculous. The President in an interview on Arab TV station; Aljazeera said “I don’t believe that in Ghana, so far, a sufficiently strong coalition has emerged which is having that impact on …

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We will bury our son – Nana Ansah Kwao IV tells Multimedia

The families of the late Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong have indicated their readiness to take up the responsibility of burying their deceased son. After several talks with multimedia over the body of KABA and who to cater for the final funeral rites of the deceased journalist, family members came to a conclusion that it is best and most appropriate if …

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Two feared dead as rocks crush BMW occupants

At least two people are feared dead in a bizarre accident at Tema, Sunday evening. Two giant rocks on top of a truck fell on a BMW, crushing two occupants, an eye witness confirmed to Joy News. It took police officials several hours to rescue a third person who has since been rushed to the Tema General hospital. The eye …

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Free SHS voluntary contribution won’t work – Mahama

Ex-president John Dramani Mahama says the challenges with the Free senior high school (SHS) education policy will not cease unless there is a comprehensive funding strategy. He said the creation of the Voluntary Contribution Fund to solicit the support of Ghanaians, will not help. At the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Unity Walk held in the Western Regional town of Tarkwa …

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Special Prosecutor not antidote to fight corruption – Vitus Azeem

An anti-corruption crusader, Vitus Azeem, has stated that the establishment of the much talked about Special Prosecutor’s Office would not make any difference in the country’s fight against corruption as has been anticipated by many. He premised his argument on the appointment processes of the Special Prosecutor as contained in the Special Prosecutor Bill that was passed by Parliament last …

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Sanitation offenders must be prosecuted – Rawlings

The former President of the Republic of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings says the law enforcement agencies must enforce sanitation laws of the country by prosecuting persons who litter the environment to bring discipline and sanity in the society. The former President said this Saturday when speaking as the Guest of Honour at the 4th Speech and Prize Giving Day organized …

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Starbow suspends operations with immediate effect

Domestic airline Starbow has suspended its operations with immediate effect. The suspension follows Saturday’s accident at the Kotoka International Airport involving one of its aircraft, ATR72-500 with registration 9G-SBF. The Kumasi bound aircraft, skidded off the tarmac shortly after it took off. Even though all 63 passengers and five crew members disembarked, at least five passengers sustained minor injuries. All …

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Stop corruption to fund Free SHS – Catholic Bishop to Gov’t

The Bishop of Koforidua Catholic Diocese, Bishop Afrifah-Agyekum has urged government to reduce corruption to the barest minimum to enable it get enough money to fund the Free Senior High School Policy. A Policy Think Tank, IMANI has estimated that Ghana loses over $3billion of taxpayer’s money through corrupt activities annually. According to the Bishop, Ghana has enough money to …

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Akufo-Addo fears homosexuality will rise in Ghana

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed fears the issue of homosexuality may become topical in the near future in Ghana. “I think it is something that is bound to happen like elsewhere in the world.” But he says “it is not so far a matter which is on the agenda”. President Akufo-Addo made these remarks on Sunday on Al …

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