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E/R: NPP Activist Poisoned At Ayensuano

One of the main opponents to the DCE nominee of Ayensuano in the Eastern region has allegedly died of food poisoning, family sources have told Starr News. The deceased, Emmanuel Koranteng, popularly Known as Otega, was a polling station executive ...

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N/R: Sayeegu Chief, three others killed in renewed clashes

The chief of Sayeegu, Woobjung Kamoutan (termites cannot consume stone) and four others including his eldest son have been assassinated  in a renewed protracted  land dispute between the Sayeegu and Sambiluk communities near Nakpanduri in the Bunkprugu- Yunyoo district of ...

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Cocoa Farmers Demand Their Monies; Give PBC A Month To Pay

Some aggrieved cocoa farmers at Annorkrom in the Bia-West District of the Western Region, have asked the Produce Buying Company (PBC) to facilitate the immediate payment for their cocoa beans it purchased some months back. They have thus given the ...

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Gov’t to Make Funding Zongo Dev’t a Binding Law

Government will make the funding of the Zongo Development Fund a law so that there will always be available funds for use, the vice president has said. “We are going to make sure that the funding is captured into law,” ...

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Doctor, Nurse Die in Gory Accident

A medical doctor and a deputy director of nursing services at the Kumasi South Hospital died in a fatal accident while attending the funeral of the late former MP for Akwatia Dr. Kofi Asare. Dr. Patience Fletcher and Mrs Philomena ...

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Anthony Joshua Stops Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th Round at Wembley

Anthony Joshua produced the performance of his career to add the WBA world heavyweight title to his IBF crown with an enthralling knockout win over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium. A post-war record 90,000 fans at the national stadium were ...

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Black Starlets Cry For Unpaid Bonus

Almost seven months after the Black Starlets qualified for the Under-17 Africa Nations Cup, players of the team are yet to receive their qualification bonus from the Ghana Football Association (GFA). Graphic Sports investigations indicate that the players were promised ...

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Former Deputy Minister lauds Gov’t for ‘Planting for Jobs’ Programme

Acting Executive Director of Savannah Ecological Development (SED) has lauded government’s initiative of planting food for jobs indicating that it will open up job avenues for people within the three regions of the north. Abu Kasangbata who is a former ...

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Project to Enhance Fisheries Sector Governance Launched

A four-year project which will enhance fisheries sector governance dubbed “Far Ban Bo” [Protecting Fisheries Livelihoods], has been launched by Care Ghana, Oxfam, and Friends of the Nation in Takoradi. The project, which is funded by the European Union will ...

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President Akufo-Addo Cuts Sod for 400mw Bridge Power Project

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has cut the sod for the commencement of construction of the 400-MegaWatt Bridge Power project, the world’s largest LPG-fired power plant. At the ground-breaking ceremony, at Tema, on Thursday, 27th April, ...

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