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Shama District blows GH¢102,294

A 2015 Auditor-General report on the accounts of the Shama District Assembly has revealed that an amount of GH¢102,294 unsupported and non-receipted payments were made in the financial year. These payments were mainly executed to cover cost of projects undertaken by the assembly. This came to light during a working visit by the Head of […]

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Fake certificate holders hot

It appears some personnel of the local government service risk forfeiting their jobs and any future engagement with the state actor. This, according to the Head of Local Government Service, Dr Nana Ato Arthur, is as a result of the proliferation of fake certifications possessed by some personnel of the service. A nationwide exercise to […]

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Tanker driver in Atomic gas explosion dies ‘mysteriously’

The driver of the gas tanker that exploded at Atomic junction in Accra a fortnight ago,  who escaped unhurt, Yussif Seidu, has died mysteriously after becoming unconscious during a meeting of LPG truck drivers. He was pronounced dead at the Tema General Hospital. The Public Relations Officer of the LPG Marketing Companies Association, Kwame Owiredu, who confirmed the […]

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ITLOS team to receive national awards – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced plans to bestow national honors on the legal team that ensured victory at the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), in the maritime dispute with Cote d’Ivoire. “… let me express, again, the gratitude of our nation to all of you, and I am sure that, at the appropriate time, […]

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ECG Customers express concern over faulty meters

Some customers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) within Accra West area whose meters were replaced with the new meters have expressed frustrations over their inability to recharge their prepayment meter with the smart cash card after their credits were exhausted. Most of them the GNA chanced upon at the ECG Station at Mile […]

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Otumfuo won’t respond to money laundering claims – Manhyia

Those waiting for an official response from the Manhyia Palace over the money laundering allegations against the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, may be doing so in vain, because the Asantehene is not ready to open up on the matter. Otumfuo’s Mawerehene, Baffour Osei Brentuo Hyiaman V, who disclosed this to Citi News on Thursday, said the Asantehene […]

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360,000 children die through diarrhoea each year 

Data released from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) office of Ghana indicates that globally more than 360,000 children die as a result of diarrhoea each year. Country Director of UNICEF, Mrs. Rushnan Murtaza, disclosed this yesterday in Accra at the signing of the new partnership agreement between MTN Ghana and UNICEF Ghana to improve […]

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His Royal Majesty-Otumfuo Osei Tutu II

Originally named as Nana Kwaku Duah, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II is the son of the late Nana Asantehemaa, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaah Ampem II. He was born in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region on May 6, 1950 and he is the youngest of five children of Nana Afia Kobi Serwaah Ampem. His father, Nana Kwame Boakye-Dankwa, […]

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Kwaku Bonsam to lead demo

Popular fetish priest, Nana Kwaku Bonsam, is lacing his boots to lead the people of Akomadan Afrancho to demonstrate against the siting of a gas filing station in the area. According to him, residents around living around the ‘dangerous’ gas filing station always smell gas creating fear and panic. Kwaku Bonsam said the gas filing […]