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British man jailed for stabbing Ghanaian wife

A 38-year-old British-Ghanaian, Minta Adiddo, has been slapped with a 17 years jail term for stabbing his wife. The wife, Akua Agyemang,32, also a Ghanaian died at the hospital while nursing the knife wounds. Mr Adiddo, from Enfield, North London, ...

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FDA cautions media houses against promoting unlicensed products

The public relations officer for the Food and Drugs Authority, Mr. James Lartey has stated that media houses who advertise FDA regulatory product without the correct embossment on a letter from them will be sanctioned. Mr. Lartey said sanction includes ...

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Moves to increase utility tariffs: AGI, TUC up in arms

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) and the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) have kicked against proposals by the utility companies to increase tariffs. Rather, they have asked the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) to compel them to reduce their technical ...

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Police intercept wee bales after tip-off

The National Police SWAT Department has busted a drug export gang at Tudu, Accra and arrested two of its Nigerian owners. The Tuesday operation also uncovered 630 parcels of compressed dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp concealed in 14 ...

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Woman who poisoned daughters to be checked at Ankaful

Police in the Western Region say they would send the woman who poisoned her two daughters to death at Essikado to the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital for mental examination. Naana, a 40-year old woman at Essikado on Sunday allegedly mixed food ...

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Coalition ramps up effort to fight teen pregnancy problem

Reproductive health education is being stepped up in basic and senior high schools (SHS) across the country to deal with the high rate of teenage pregnancy and growing unsafe abortion among school children. The Ghana Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Coalition on ...

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EC boss incompetent – Lawyer Ampaw

Private legal practitioner, Dr. Maurice Ampaw, whose statements and comments have always stirred controversy, has descended on the chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei, describing her as incompetent. According to Dr. Ampaw, “Madam Charlotte is not competent for the ...

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Woman poisons two daughters at Essikado

A 40-year-old woman has poisoned her two beautiful daughters at Essikado in the Western Region. The woman, whose name was only given as Naana is believed to be mentally deranged. She is said to have mixed some pesticide with food ...

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Revealed: Rape report for sale at Police Hospital

It has emerged that all you need to press defilement and rape charges against an individual is to pay your way to secure a police report from the Police Hospital in Accra, Starr News investigation has uncovered. Painstaking investigations led ...

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102 teachers in Brong Ahafo caught using fake certificates

Out of a total of 114 fake teachers caught by the Ghana Education Service (GES) either using someone’s certificate or a forged certificate, 102 of them work in the Brong Ahafo Region. This revelation follows recent staff verification exercise conducted ...

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