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No ‘bizarre’ accidents again – MTTD boss

Director in-charge of Education, Research and Training at Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Alexander Obeng, has vowed to ensure that motorists obey road regulations to the letter. He said the MTTD with the support of the traffic enforcement taskforce team intensify vigilance on the […]

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Extortion Galore! Drivers charged GH¢100-GH¢200 at Buipe & Yapei Bridges

Scores of commercial drivers have accused the police and military officers stationed at Buipe and Yapei Bridges checkpoints in the Central Gonja District in the Northern Region of extorting money from them before allowing them to cross the under-construction bridges. This disturbing trend, the drivers said, follows the closure of the Buipe and Yapei bridges in the Northern Region […]

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Dome-Kwabenya roads to be rehabilitated at GH¢19M

A year from now, residents of Dome-Kwabenya constituency in the Greater Accra Region will no longer go through the daily ritual of plying on bad roads within the constituency.  This follows the award of some major roads within the constituency that are in a very deplorable state to a contractor, Ghacos Ghana Limited. The scope of […]

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NPA, EPA Must Act —School owner

Proprietor of Obek Preparatory School at Manhean Numotsen in the Ga West District of the Greater Accra Region, Emmanuel Oduro, has, once again, called on state regulatory bodies—National Petroleum Authority (NPA) and Environmental Agency (EPA)—to prevent management of Glee Oil from siting a filling station right in front of his school. According to the proprietor […]

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Deal with vigilantism —Catholic Bishops to govt

Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference has bemoaned the spiraling activities of vigilante groups linked to the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP). It has also condemned activities of land guards and nomadic herdsmen which have led to “violence on Ghanaians for a very long time.” In this vein, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference called on the government led […]

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Kenya court upholds Kenyatta poll win

Kenya’s Supreme Court has upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in last month’s election re-run, which was boycotted by the main opposition. Judges dismissed two petitions challenging the poll, opening the way for Mr Kenyatta to be inaugurated for a second term next week. The opposition said the ruling had been given under “duress”, and it […]

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‘Everyday a Sanitation Day’

President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated that as waste is generated every day, Ghanaians have an obligation to keep the environment clean every day, indicating that the citizenry have to do so daily, and not on a monthly basis. In an appeal at the launch of the National Sanitation Campaign at […]

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Woyome Again!; Wants 5-Panel Judge

In what observers have described as legal gymnastics, embattled businessman, Alfred Agbesi Woyome, has, once again, filed a fresh suit at the Supreme Court, seeking to halt all processes intended to retrieve the GH¢51 million judgment debt wrongfully paid to him by the state. This is the sixth application he has filed since the beginning […]

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Prestea appeals to Akufo-Addo for separate district

Residents of Prestea Himan Traditional Area, a gold mining community in the Prestea Huni-Valley District of the Western Region, have called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to create a separate district for Prestea to enhance development. According to them, Prestea Huni-Valley District with a population of 159,304 should be split into three convenient districts […]