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Heightened security at Supreme Court ahead of NHIS voters’ case hearing

There is heavy Police, military and National Security presence at the Supreme Court ahead to Tuesday’s hearing in the case between Abu Ramadan-Evans Nimako and the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana and the Attorney-General (A-G). It is the first time ...

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13 burnt to death in Wenchi road crash

Thirteen people have been burnt to death in a gory accident at Wenchi. The accident occurred Monday dawn. Confirming the incident to Starr News, the Wenchi Police Commander, DSP Twum Barima said: “A Mini Ford bus travelling towards Techiman collided ...

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IEA ranks high on 2016 Think Tank Transparency Report

The Institute of Economic Affair (IEA, Ghana) obtained a high ranking on the 2016 Think Tank Transparency report produced by Transparify. Transparify, a non-profit initiative in Georgia, Caucasus, released its annual Think Tank Transparency report on 29th June 2016. The ...

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Montie FM panelists were never picked up – PPP organiser claims

National Youth Organizer of the Progressive People’s Party, Divine Nkrumah has stated emphatically that reports surrounding the arrest of two Montie FM panelists are all a fabrication. He believes some armchair journalists are behind the circulation of the news. He ...

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Ken Agyapong attacked a woman, not women – chief

A Chief in the Central Region has defended Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP), Kennedy Agyapong who has come under pressure from women groups for his sex-for-job comment. The Kyedomhene of Efutuakwa Traditional Council Nana Kwasi Wadie II explained that ...

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Centers of Excellence for fisheries & Aquaculture to be established in Africa

The African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) is considering the establishment of centers of excellence for fisheries and aquaculture across the continent. An expert consultative meeting on a roadmap for establishing Africa centres of excellence for fisheries and ...

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Ghana is 3rd consumer of marijuana globally – Report

Ghana has dropped to 3rd on the 2015 global rankings of countries where Cannabis Sativa, popularly known as India Hemp or marijuana, is largely smoked or used. Ghana, who only last year was cited in a United Nations 2014 Report ...

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Sex-for-job claim: Women march against Agyapong

A group calling itself Concerned Women of the Eastern region on Thursday, June 30 demonstrated through the principal streets of the regional capital, Koforidua, to register their anger with opposition MP, Mr. Kennedy Agyapong, for alleging that the Chairperson of ...

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Two arrested for hooting at Mahama

Two people have been arrested by the Ejisu Police in the Ashanti Region for reportedly hooting at the president and hurling stones at his convoy. The two, whose names have yet to be disclosed were part of an army of ...

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70-year-old man beheaded at Hohoe

A man believed to be in his mid-50s, Fred Mensah has reportedly beheaded a 70 year old man at Hohoe in the Volta Region on Tuesday. The deceased was on his way to his farm when he was met by ...

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