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Immediately de-escalate tension in Ejura – Mahama urges Akufo-Addo

Former President John Dramani Mahama has asked President Akufo-Addo to immediately find ways to de-escalate the tension at Ejura in the Ashanti Region following the killing of a social activist and two protestors in the area. “I urgently call on President Nana Akufo-Addo to initiate an immediate de-escalation of the situation in Ejura,” he said in a statement issued on …

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At Seven Seas Salt, we value our workers – HR

Mr Abdul Mubarak Trawule, Human Resource (HR) Manager at Seven Seas Salt Limited has said the company values every life of the about 600 people engaged as its permanent, casual and daily workers. He said contrary to claims that the company cared less about the safety and welfare of staff it had in place medical cover and Social Security and …

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Ghana hails strategic partnership with Jamaica

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, on Tuesday, hailed the of level cooperation between Ghana and Jamaica, particularly in the areas of trade, health and education. The Minister said this when she received Letters of Credence from Mr Esmond St Clair Reid, the Jamaican High Commissioner-Designate to Ghana in Accra. Madam Ayorkor Botchwey congratulated …

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President commissions Toyota/Suzuki assembly plant

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday commissioned the Toyota vehicle assembly plant in Ghana, urging the Japanese company to work towards making their products affordable to the local consumer. Set up by Toyota Tsusho Manufacturing Company Limited, the plant, situated at the free zones enclave in Tema, will assemble some models of Toyota and Suzuki vehicles for Ghana and …

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Security situation in Zebilla terrible – Cletus Avoka

 Mr Cletus Avoka, Member of Parliament (MP) for Zebilla Constituency, is calling on the Government to beef up security in the area, as he describes the situation as terrible. The situation, the MP said, was worse in the night, putting the lives of travelers even more at risk.There had been a surge of robbery attacks in the area even broad …

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Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources secures loan to boost sector

The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has through the Forest Investment Programme (FIP), secured a seven million-dollar loan facility at a concessionary rate to stimulate private sector investment in small to medium scale commercial forest plantations. The facility is soon to be disbursed to industry players and also to cushion the sector.Mr Benita Owusu Bio, Deputy Minister of Lands …

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Calm restored at Ejura as police beefs up security

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has beefed up security at Ejura, in the Ashanti Region, to restore calm and order after the area was thrown into turmoil on Tuesday, June 29. The confusion was sparked by the resultant death of two young men, both residents of Dagomba-Line, from bullets fired by security officers to disperse some irate youth who clashed …

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I Have Lost My Friend And Brother – Ex-Prez Mahama Mourns Babo

Former President John Dramani Mahama is mourning his former Senior Political Advisor Kwesi Sainti Baffoe also known as Babo. He was buried on Saturday, 26 June 2021 in Accra. Speaking at his burial service at the Agape Church, Mr Mahama described Mr Baffoe as a friend and brother. “He had an arresting sense of loyalty and duty. Nothing could faze …

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Alleged notorious Achimota forest robber arrested for attacks on commuters

The Achimota Police have arrested one Shadrach Boakye, aka “Anopa” for his alleged persistent harassment, attacks and robbing of commuters along the Achimota forest in Accra and its environs. Shadrach, 24, had been on the radar of the Achimota Police for several months until he was arrested over the weekend at Fawuhoyeden in the Ahafo Region. Superintendent Christine Srofenu, Achimota …

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Don’t demand money from Census Enumerators – Veep tells respondents

Accra, June 28,GNA – Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has asked persons who either refuse to provide responses or request for payment from Census Enumerators to desist from such unpatriotic practices. He said it was legal obligation and civic responsibility of everyone resident in the country, including foreigners to provide accurate information to Enumerators on their households and should be …

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