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Elvis Botah lambasts the ICC for prosecuting only African leaders

The Deputy National Organizer of the ruling New Patriotic Party, Elvis Botah, has taken a swipe at the International Criminal Court over what he claims as frequent prosecution of Africans. The outspoken NPP Deputy National Organizer said, he looks forward to a day the ICC will probe more into the nefarious activities of the Western leaders, otherwise, it will be …

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Wave of killings ‘threaten right to life, liberty of Ghanaians’ – Amnesty Int’l

The Ghana chapter of international human rights campaigner, Amnesty International, has urged security agencies to swiftly clampdown on the recent wave of seeming arranged killings in the country. Amnesty International Ghana is urging the police to release a plan on how to seize and address this worrying trend, proposing that a special task force should be constituted to develop this …

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How Farihan Alhassan became Ghana’s youngest regional bank manager

As a young boy growing up in the streets of Tamale in the Northern Region of Ghana, he was fated to become many things; his parents wanted him to be a medical doctor, the society saw in him a great footballer, but Farihan had a secret ambition – to break his father’s record of having 26 children! Now a 38-year-old …

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DVLA to prosecute offenders for defrauding public with new e-system

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) has warned that it will prosecute anyone who attempts to defraud the public using its new e-online registration system. The system, which has been in place since January 4, this year is aimed at simplifying the processes of registering car. This is aimed at reducing long hours spent at the offices of the …

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Construction of Pwalugu Multipurpose Dam starts this year

Upper East Regional Minister Paulina Abayage has announced the commitment of government to commence the construction of the Pwalugu Multipurpose Dam in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region. According to her, plans are far advanced to get the multipurpose dam started this year. When completed, the dam is expected to collect excess water from the Bagre Dam and …

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Former Miss Ghana finalist robbed, stripped naked by attacker

A former Miss Ghana Finalist and Secretary of the University of Ghana Students Representative Council (SRC), Janet Maame Serwaa Arkorful-Awotwe has been attacked by robbers, MyNewsGh.com has learnt. The report, first filed by Legon’s UGfile.com said the distinguished immediate-past SRC Secretary for the premier University was attacked by a knife-wielding robber on the dawn of Friday, 11th January 2019 at …

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PTA Council laments use of ‘inexperienced’ NABCo teachers for SHS

The National Council of Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs) say the use of inexperienced teachers, mostly personnel of the Nation Builders Corp (NABCo) in teaching Senior High School students under the double track system is counterproductive. President of the Association, Alexander Yaw Danso, said the standard of education has begun to dwindle as a result of the unprofessional behaviours exhibited by …

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First ever female Ghanaian police officer, Rosemond Nkansah, celebrates 89th birthday

YEN.com.gh has sighted a photo of an aged woman, Rosemond Nkansah, reported to be the first female police officer Ghana ever had. In a Facebook post, Rosemond is seen being aided by a young woman while she posed for the camera with a walking stick. She was said to be at a birthday party organised by her family and friends …

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Business Development Ministry, Trade Fair to build SMEs capacities

The Ministry of Business Development and Ghana Trade Fair Company have initiated processes aimed at holding business seminars for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) during the upcoming Ghana International Trade Fair event. The planned seminars which are expected to run concurrently with the trade fair itself will centre around building capacity of SMEs and guiding them as to how to …

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Tullow targets drilling, completion of works on new wells in this year

Tullow Oil is hoping to drill and complete work on seven new wells in Jubilee and Ten Oil fields this year. This was contained in the oil exploration firms trading statement released Wednesday. Below is the full statement released In 2019, Tullow expects to drill and complete seven new wells across the TEN and Jubilee fields allowing gross oil production …

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