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Ghana: School children demand gov’t improves living conditions

School children in Ghana have petitioned the government to work on improving their living standards and stop environmental degradation. Action 2015 Ghana, a part of a global campaign, presented the petition on Wednesday demanding that President John Mahama must institute ...

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Chieftaincy dispute leaves one dead at Akyem Swedru

One man has been lynched, while six others have sustained serious injuries, at Akyem Swedru as a result of a chieftaincy dispute between the factions of the Omanhene of the Akyem Bosome Traditional Area and the queen mother of the ...

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Galamsey-induced water shortage hits 50 communities

About 50 communities in Asunafo South in the Brong Ahafo region and Atwima Mponua District in Ashanti Region have been hit by severe water shortage. This is due to the activities of illegal miners along the Desre River in the ...

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Komla Dumor’s 1st anniversary memorial service today

The first anniversary memorial service for the late ace broadcaster, Komla Dumor, will be held today [Saturday]. The service which is scheduled to take place at the Holy Spirit Cathedral at Adabraka in Accra, will be followed by the unveiling ...

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Government outdoors $200m youth programme

Government of Ghana, has in collaboration with development partners launched a $200 million national youth policy implementation plan (NYPIP).   NYPIP is to serve as a guideline to all government ministries, departments and agencies in the implementation of the National ...

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KKD granted bail

An Accra Human Rights Court has granted popular broadcaster, Kwesi Kyei Darkwa (KKD) bail.   He was granted bail on health grounds.   Justice Kofi Essel Mensah, who sat on the case, granted the renowned media personality bail to the ...

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Eastern Region Records Less Accidents In 2014

The Eastern Regional Motor Transport and Traffic Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service recorded a reduction in accident cases in 2014 as compared with the figures for the previous year. In the year under review, the MTTD recorded 1, ...

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Construction of public university in Eastern Region to Start

  A fifteen-member Eastern Regional Site Advisory Committee for the University of Environment and Sustainable Development has been inaugurated in Koforidua.     The committee which among other things is to provide technical advice in the selection of sites for ...

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Central Region To Benefit From 20-Million-Euro Water Project

President John Dramani Mahama yesterday cut the sod for the construction of a 20 million Euro water supply project at Abrem Agona in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipality of the Central Region. Known as the Cape Coast Water Supply Project, it ...

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Drivers, Passengers Cautioned During Harmattan

The Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) of the Akosombo Motor Transport and Traffic department has cautioned drivers and passengers to drive carefully and keep to their lane in this dry season. ASP Akwasi Yeboah gave the caution in a phone ...

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