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Old Tafo clashes: Family demands justice for dead relative

  The family of the man killed by a policeman during clashes at Old Tafo in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi, is demanding justice, insisting their relative was not a thief. A cousin told Joy News Thursday, Suleman’s tragic killing has left the family with three young boys to take care of and robbed the family of […]

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Tullow shares see consistent decline

The Ghana Stock Exchange floor Tullow share-price after opening 2014 at GHS34.98 has consistently declined along-side the slump in crude oil prices on the global markets reaching an all-time low of GHS27.93 at close of trade yesterday. The worsening Oil supply glut fuelled by OPEC’s indecision signal further downward pressure on the black gold and […]

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FONKAR Bounces Back; launches ‘Operation Vote Mahama Out!’

Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings flanked by executives of the new FONKAR The Friends of Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings (FONKAR) group has resurfaced with a new campaign slogan – ‘Operation Vote Mahama Out!’ Part of the group’s intention is to embark on a vigorous campaign to ensure that President Mahama and his governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) are […]

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Inflation hits 6 year high in January

The latest statistics released by the Ghana Statistical Service indicates that consumer price inflation for January increased to 19%, marking an increase from 17.7% recorded by the end of December 2015. The monthly change rate for January stood at 4.6% as against a monthly average of 1.4% recorded for 2015. Five subgroups under the food and non-alcoholic […]

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Senegal’s Lamine Sane suspended by Bordeaux

Senegal international defender Lamine Sane has been suspended indefinitely by his club Bordeaux, along with goalkeeper Jerome Prior. Bordeaux said they took the action because of a “serious incident” after their 4-3 extra-time loss to Nantes in their French Cup tie on Wednesday. The French club added they “would make no further comment on the […]

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Old Tafo: Muslim leader condemns violence

  The Chief of the Zongo Community of Kumasi Old Tafo, Alhaji Seidu Chibsah has condemned clashes between some Muslim youth and supporters of traditional leaders in the area on Wednesday. Alhaji Chibsah said on Adom FM’s Morning Show ‘Dwaso Nsem’ that the action of the youth groups was unacceptable and unjustifiable. Clashes between the […]

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Tension mounts at Kintampo as irate youth kill 80 cattle

Tension is heightening at Dumso, a community near Kintampo in the Bono Ahafo region, after some agitated youth killed about 80 cattle owned Fulani herdsmen. Spokesperson for the Dumso community, Haruna Dramani, said the irate youth killed the cattle after the herdsmen called the bluff of the community. “About four Fulani herdsmen came to the Dumso […]

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Idris Elba ‘splits with long-term girlfriend’

Hollywood star Idris Elba has reportedly broken up with his long-term girlfriend Naiyana Garth and moved out of the house they shared. The Luther star is reported to have taken up residence in a nearby flat in South West London in order to remain close to their 22-month-old Winston. “It ended very recently and it’s […]

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Old Tafo clashes: One arrested for sporadic shooting

One of the rampaging youth in the Old Tafo confrontations has been arrested by the Police in Kumasi for embarking on sporadic shooting in the area Thursday morning. The Old Tafo community has been placed under a curfew following clashes between some youth perceived to be Muslims and the traditional authorities in the area. The […]