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Lands Ministry calls for calm between soldiers and La Youth

Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Friday called for calm as it engages the Ghana Armed Forces and the La Youth Association over disputed land adjoining the Burma Camp Cemetery. “The attention of the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has been drawn to current agitation leading to a confrontation between the youth of La and personnel of the Ghana …

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Natives of Sefwi demand employment quota at Kinross Chirano Gold Mines

Bibiani (WN/R), April 16, GNA – Members of a pressure group, ‘Coalition of Concerned Natives of Sefwi Land’ in the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Municipality of the Western North Region, have picketed at the office of Kinross Chirano Gold Mines Limited over neglect and denial of employment. The Coalition, made up of concerned youth and opinion leaders from the three traditional areas of …

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Manager of Star Oil Company gets 15 years for misappropriation

Hohoe, April 16, GNA – Yussif Abubakar, 31, former employee and supervisor of the Hohoe branch of the Star Oil Company has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by Hohoe District Court for misappropriation of funds belonging to the Company. About two years ago, the Company reported him to the Police at Hohoe when he was unable to account for …

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CEO complains about high duties on imported goods

Sunyani, April 16, GNA – Mr Prince Lamptey Tetteh, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Pribet shopping Mart of Pribet group of companies on Tuesday bemoaned high import duties on items brought into the country particularly, food items. He said prices of imported items particularly food were high as compared to local foods adding that shops could not stock …

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AirtelTigo transfers ownership to Ghana

Accra, April 16, GNA – The Government of Ghana and the parent companies of AirtelTigo, Bharti Airtel Ghana Holdings, MIC Africa B. V, have concluded negotiations and signed an agreement to transfer the shares of the Company to the Ghana Government. The agreement was contracted following the announcement of the Company’s departure from the Ghanaian market, last year. A statement …

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La MP condemns military assault on residents, journalists; demands government intervention

The Member of Parliament for the La Dade-Kotopon constituency, Rita Naa Odoley Sowah, is asking the government to, as a matter of urgency, bring finality to the land dispute between members of the Coalition of La Associations (COLA) and the Ghana Armed Forces. This comes after some members of the Coalition, who were protesting the encroachment of La stool lands …

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Your guns don’t scare us; we’re ready to die for our land – La Youth to soldiers

The youth of La have vowed to sacrifice their last drop of blood to repossess their lands from the military following an assault of some locals and journalists by soldiers on Thursday, 15 April 2021, as they went to inspect the 250-acre property at Gbletso near Burma Camp. The spokesperson of the youth, Mr Jeffrey Tetteh, told journalists that: “We …

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Let’s prevent unwanted pregnancies to eliminate baby abandonment

Accra, April 15, GNA – Stakeholders in child care development have called for effective implementation of policies and programmes on family planning methods to prevent unwanted pregnancies. The call follows report of the dumping of a newborn baby into a toilet dustbin at Breman Asikuman in the Central Region.Sources said the baby was discovered after a lady went to use …

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President Akufo-Addo leaves for Brazzaville

Accra, April 15, GNA – President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Accra on Thursday for Brazzavile, the Capital of the Republic of Congo, to attend the swearing-in of that country’s President-elect, Denis Sassou Nguesso. He is attending the event in his capacity as Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African …

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High Court orders EC to produce original documents on Techiman South Parliamentary Results

Wenchi, (B/R), April 15, GNA – The Wenchi High Court has ordered the Electoral Commission (EC) to produce only the original copies of documents on the Techiman South 2020 Parliamentary results, in three days. Mr Christopher Bayere Baasongti, the Techiman South Parliamentary Candidate of the National Democratic Congress is praying the court, presided by Justice A.W.K Nawurah, to overturn the …

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