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A/R Minister begins Work

  New Ashanti regional Minister, Hon. Simon Osei Mensah, has begun official duties at the Regional Coordinating Council in Kumasi. Hon. Osei-Mensah began his official duty as a guest of honor at the annual review of the Ghana Health Service at the Miklin Hotel in Kumasi. He told health professionals of his determination to fight […]

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Disaster looms as people encroach on railway

    THERE are unbridled erections of new makeshift structures, shops, lorry stations and food joints on the sideways of the Accra-Nsawam and Accra-Tema railways. Although in 2015, the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) led by its immediate-past Mayor, Dr. Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, demolished these unauthorised structures by squatters along the railway lines, Weekend Today can […]

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Inflation drops to 3.1% in January 2017

  Producer Inflation dropped to 3.1 per cent in January 2017 This rate was 1.7 per cent lower than the rate recorded in December 2016 which was 4.9 per cent. The monthly change rate for January 2017 was 2.1 per cent. According to the Ghana Statistical Service, the mining and quarrying sub-sector recorded the highest […]

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5 NPP supporters arrested with AK-47 rifle

The Police in the Northern region have arrested five persons suspected to be supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for allegedly seizing a revenue collection point on the Savelugu-Kpalung road. Seizure of public properties including toll booths became rampant immediately after the change of government. President Akufo-Addo condemned the act in his State of […]

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AIRFORCE RECRUITS IN STEEPLECHASE AHEAD OF GRADUATION

A total of 237 recruits of the Ghana Air Force participated in the 2017 Steeple Chase competition at the Air Force Training Grounds in Takoradi. The exercise is an annual competition meant to test the endurance and team spirit of recruits. It also presents the opportunity for individual recruits and squadrons to exhibit their readiness […]

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Pupils in danger as they study in death-trap buildings

    TEACHERS and pupils of Patasi, Sesease and Kokoben (PSK) Primary School in the Ashanti Region are living in fear as their classrooms have become death-traps. The development, Today gathered, has been compounded by the invasion of dangerous reptiles like snakes, scorpions which visit during when classes are in session. The situation, this paper learnt, has put both pupils and […]

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The fall of Kwame Nkrumah

The portrait of Kwame Nkrumah   On February 24, 1966, the first President of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, was removed from office through a joint military and police coup. The overthrow of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) government 51years ago is regrettable, to say the least. In 1956, the CPP won the Legislative Election […]

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Children’s hospital decries GHc 500,000 unpaid NHIA claims

   The management of the Princess Marie Louise Children’s Hospital in Accra, has revealed the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) owes it over GHc 500,000. The arrears, according to the hospital’s management, have had a toll on day to day running of the hospital over the past 12 months. In a Citi News interview, the Medical Director of the Hospital, […]