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Domestic accidents among children under five on the rise – Korle Bu

Statistics from the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital’s Child Health Department indicates that domestic accidents among children under the age of five years are on the ascendency. The statistics also shows that accidental poisoning averaged four times a month for the ...

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3 Killed, 25 houses burnt in Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo

Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo district in the Northern Region has turned into a ghost town due to fresh clashes between the Namong and the Jafeouk clans who are reportedly fighting over the legitimate occupant of the skin in the area. Currently, 25 houses ...

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KWAHU CARGO DRIVERS ASSOSIATION GOES WILD OVER INCREASING FOREST BILL

By Krobea Asante Tofepa Some cargo drivers who ply the Nkawkaw – Afram plains road have expressed gross dissatisfaction over increasing forest bill in the district. This came to light when members called a press conference today at Maame Krobo ...

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Nigerian student gets 15 years for robbery

A Nigerian student, Ephraim Okoro was on Friday sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court for robbing one Olabunie Oqundele of his mobile phone GH? 2,000.00. Ephraim who pleaded not guilty to the charge was found guilty ...

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3 dead, nine houses burnt in Bunkprugu Yunyoo clashes

Three persons have been reported dead and nine houses burnt in Bunkprugu Yunyoo in the Northern region after two families clashed Monday morning over a renewed chieftaincy dispute. Reports in the town indicate that the Jamong family, which is claiming ...

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Dumsor: VRA needs $30m monthly to buy crude

The Volta River Authority (VRA) needs at least $30 million a month to buy Light Crude Oil (LCO) to fuel thermal power plants in Tema and Takoradi to generate some 520 megawatts of power to ameliorate the worsening dumsor in ...

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SONITRA SUSPENDS CONSTRUCTION OF NKAWKAW-ATIBIE ROAD FOR LACK OF FUNDS

Construction of the Nkawkaw –Atibie road has been ongoing since the past 16 months by the Sonitra group, a construction firm known in the country to have constructed a number of our roads. The road was closed before the last ...

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‘40-Year national plan must have legal backing’

The Chairman of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), Prof. Kwesi Botchwey, has pointed out that without legal backing, the proposed 40-Year development plan for the country will have no future. He stressed that the plan needed to transcend all ...

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Herbert Mensah sues Zanetor Rawlings to have access to kids

A court in Accra will soon hear a case involving successful Businessman Herbert Mensah and Zanetor Rawlings, the eldest daughter of former President Jerry John Rawlings. Mr. Mensah has two kids with Zanetor; this medium can confirm, and is seeking ...

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Kumchacha rubbishes ‘Antoa Nyama’

Founder and Leader of Heaven’s Gate International Ministries, Prophet Kumchacha has rubbished the call by the Kenyasi police to help search for the stolen ornaments from the “Antoa Nyama” shrine. He said it is a disgrace and shame for people ...

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