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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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ECG cuts power to Ayensu Starch factory over unpaid debt

The Ayensu starch factory was recently recommissioned by the Foreign Affairs minister Hanna Tetteh The Electricity Company of Ghana has cut power to the revamped Ayensu Starch Factory in the Central region as its ongoing disconnection exercise intensifies. The disconnection ...

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Five dead in Afram Plains as nomadic herdsmen clash with Kokombas

Five herdsmen alleged to be of Fulani origin are reported dead following clashes with and Kokombas at Afram Plains in the Eastern Region. The clashes which began last week is said to have been caused by the murder of a ...

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Joy FM suspends Kojo Yankson for calling Mahama ‘armed robber’

Accra -based Joy FM operators of the multimedia group of companies, has suspended its morning show host Kojo Yankson for two weeks following his comments against the President John Dramani Mahama Ultimatimatefmonline.com has gathered. Earlier, a group calling itself the ...

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Extreme Weather Increasing Level of Toxins in Food, Scientists Warn

As food plants suffer more stress, they are producing more health-damaging chemicals, researchers find.  As they struggle to deal with more extreme weather, a range of food crops are generating more of chemical compounds that can cause health problems for ...

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Military deployed to Afram plains after residents, Fulanis clash

There is uneasy calm in the Afram Plain South district of the Eastern region following violent clashes between residents and Fulani herdsmen. The regional Security Council has deployed a detachment of armed military and police personnel to the area to ...

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Africa has unrivalled agricultural potential -Kofi Annan

Mr Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary-General, says Africa has unrivalled agricultural potential, which could transform the continent into a surplus exporter of agricultural produce. He said until Africa sees agriculture as a business and allows the private sector to intervene ...

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