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2 students banned 3yrs over WASSCE impersonation

The Tamale District Court ‘2’ in the Northern region has banned two students involved in impersonation during the 2015 West Africa Senior Schools Certificate Examinations (WASSCE), for three years. The students cannot participate in any form of examination organized by ...

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Gov’t to shut down Gushegu Witch Camp

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection is working towards the possible closure of the Gushegu Witch Camp in the North. Nana Oye Lithur, sector Minister said the practice of witchcraft accusation in Ghana was a breach of especially ...

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NUGS kicks against payment of utility bills

The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has expressed concern about attempts by the Vice Chancellors, Ghana (VCG) and the government to compel students to pay utility bills. The NUGS said making students pay utility bills was additional financial cost ...

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Deranged accountant kills daughters

It has now emerged that the 45-year-old woman, Naana Bray, who allegedly poisoned her own daugh­ters to death at Essikado in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis, is a university graduate and Chartered Accountant by profession. The family members confirmed to Daily Guide ...

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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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