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Nigerian arrested for attempting to kidnap boy, 4, at Maamobi

A Nigerian has been arrested for attempting to kidnap a boy around the Maamobi polyclinic in Accra. The suspect, yet to be named, was arrested after an eyewitness raised an alarm while he was luring the 4-year-old boy into a waiting vehicle with three other suspects in it, Starrfm.com.gh’s Winegah Perry Edwin reported Sunday morning. The suspect reportedly ran into …

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Hearts, Kotoko clash in a battle fit for the gods

The biggest fixture in the ongoing GFA Normalisation Committee (NC) Special Competition will take place this afternoon as Hearts of Oak clash with bitter rivals Asante Kotoko in a Tier 1 semi-final duel at the Accra Sports Stadium. The game has made many headlines in the past few weeks for various reasons, including the sharing of gate proceeds, Kotoko pulling …

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JobHouse recruitment agency celebrates 3 years of partnership with Uber-Ghana

Uber Ghana, the technology company that connects riders and drivers, begun operations in Ghana in June 2016 and has since been a client of JobHouse Ghana. The longstanding business partnership has brought mutual benefits to both parties and expressed the hope that the partnership would continue to thrive in years to come. Over the period, Uber continues to grow its …

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SSNIT cautions workers against misleading pension schemes

Director-General, Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Dr John Ofori-Tenkorang, has called on workers to be wary of misleading pension schemes that will worsen their plight at pension. He said SSNIT had already built a robust scheme that considered the welfare of contributors and urged them to make use of that advantage. Dr Ofori-Tenkorang said this at a day’s …

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Ghana’s porous borders fingered as cause of crimes by foreigners

Governance expert Dr. Eric Oduro Osae says Ghana’s inability to ensure that there is strict security at its border posts makes room for criminals to easily get into the country. According to him, the rate at which some foreign nationals are involved in criminal activities in the country is alarming. Dr. Oduro Osae made this observation on TV3‘s The Key …

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Armed robbers ’emboldened’, ‘on rampage’ under Akufo-Addo – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has said armed robbers in the country have become emboldened under the current government and urged President Nana Akufo-Addo to ensure the safety of every citizen within the nation’s territory. Mr Mahama, who spoke at the burial service of the main opposition National Democratic Congress’ late Chairman for the Daffiama-Busie-Issa constituency of the Upper West Region, …

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Kidnapped Takoradi girls may be in Europe – Col. Festus Aboagye

A security analyst Col. Festus Boahen Aboagye (Rtd) believes the three kidnapped Takoradi girls may not be kept anywhere within the African continent. He reckons that considering the length of time since the girls were kidnapped, they must have been transported to some country in Europe or elsewhere. The teaching consultant at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping and Training Centre …

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ILGS appoints Dr Nicholas Awortwi as new Director

The Governing Council of the Institute of Local Governance Studies (ILGS) has appointed Dr Nicholas Awortwi as the Institute’s new Director with effect from 3rd June 2019. A statement signed by Mr David Osei-Wusu, Registrar, ILGS, and copied to the Ghana News Agency said Dr Awortwi holds a PhD Cum Laude (with Distinction) in Development Studies from the Institute of …

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European Commission hails Ghana’s economic progress

Jyrki Katainen, European Commission Vice President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness has hailed Ghana’s steady economic progress over the past two decades. He said Ghana’s strong economic progress, in particular over the last two decades, means that there was substantial opportunity for doing more. Mr Katainen gave the commendation on Thursday in his presentation at Council on Foreign Relations …

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NDC will not stop politicizing kidnappings – Sammy Gyamfi

National Communication Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi has rejected calls by many Ghanaians not to reduce the Canadian kidnapping saga to the usual partisan politics. According to him, it has become necessary for the main opposition NDC to politicize the Canadian kidnapping issue as until the arrest of the kidnappers, the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) …

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