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Truck fails to brake and crashes 3 cars at Kumasi

A Kumasi-based taxi driver escaped death narrowly when a Kia Bongo truck suspected to have failed brakes fell on it on Wednesday afternoon at Amakom roundabout in Kumasi. The driver of the Nissan Sentra which was badly hit by the truck escaped unhurt. The accident led to the destruction of two taxi cabs and a private saloon vehicle which had …

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Tension high over Atsyiame Tutuza festival

Security has been tightened in Akatsi in the Akatsi South District of the Volta Region following rising tension between two clans over the celebration of the 5th Atsyiame Tutuza billed for Saturday, 20 October 2018 at Dagbamate, Akatsi South District, Volta Region. The tension is between the Paramount Chief/ President of Avenor Traditional Council, Torgbui Dorglo Anumah VI on one …

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Akufo-Addo, Ofori Atta must be blamed for Telcos tariff hike – Sam George

The National Democratic Congress’ Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram Sam George Nettey has urged Ghanaians to blame President Akufo Addo and his cousin the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta for the imminent tariff increase in the telecommunications sector. According to him, the duo have purposed in their hearts to burden Ghanaians with more taxes even though the generality of the …

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We’ll resist imposition of CTN through the back door – GUTA

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) wants the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to revoke the quota system infused into the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN). According to GUTA, the quota system will bring unnecessary bureaucracy, time wasting, lobbying and cost that may create possible avenues for frustration and corruption. The union has warned that it will vehemently resist any attempt …

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Replacing experienced staff could derail academic progress – UTAG Legon President

The Legon chapter of University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has made a case for post-retirement contract lecturers to remain on government’s payroll. UTAG Legon President, Dr. Harry Agbanu in an interview with Joy News’ Maxwell Agbagba stated replacing such experienced staff could derail academic progress at the tertiary institutions. “As you teach and research that is when you gain …

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Mahama soldier sacked from Burma Camp

The Military High Command has cracked the whip on Major General Sampson Kudjo Adeti, who virtually converted his official residence at Burma Camp into the campaign office of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). The man who was recently appointed to head the former President John Mahama’s campaign security detail was booted out of his Burma Camp accommodation, having allegedly breached …

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Ghanaian entrepreneur turns coconut waste into charcoal

Amin Sulley, a Ghanaian entrepreneur, is making money by turning coconut waste into cheaper charcoal. Speaking to Joy News the Dodowa-based entrepreneur said Zaachoal was created to reduce coconut waste that is constantly increasing at landfill sites across the country. “I realised there were lots of coconut waste generated every day by coconut vendors in Accra at every turn and …

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Justice Dotse informed me about 3 judges’ murder – ‘Outraged’ Tsatsu reacts

Legal luminary, Tsatsu Tsikata has denied knowing anything about the abduction and murder of the three judges and an army major in 1982, MyNewsGH.com has filed. According to him, at no point in time was he aware of any development around the murder calling it “an outrageous claim”. “It is an outrageous claim. Completely outrageous!” Tsatsu Tsikata fired. “From the …

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Amewu warns prospective oil block bidders against malpractices

The Minister for Energy, John-Peter Amewu has issued a stern warning to companies which will be participating in the bidding process for the six oil blocks to desist from presenting false information or documents else they will be disqualified. According to him, government wants to ensure fairness and transparency in the bidding process and therefore will not countenance on any …

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New Regions: Agitations needless – Akufo-Addo to Ketu Chiefs

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described as unfounded and needless, the agitations generated over who should vote and should not vote in the Volta region in the upcoming referendum to divide the Volta Region into two separate regions. Addressing the chiefs and leaders of the Ketu South Traditional Council at the Jubilee House, the President said throughout the history …

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