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Tema Metropolitan Assembly to fix streetlights

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has purchased 3,000 LED bulbs to be fixed on non-functioning streetlights in the Tema Metropolis as part of measures to ensure security in the area. Most streetlights in the Metropolis especially the ones along the Harbour to Tema motorway roundabout are not functioning while there are no streetlights on the TDC to Tema Polyclinic road… Read More
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Free SHS transforming education in Volta Region

Mrs. Fidelia Dorleku, Volta Regional Coordinator, Free Senior High School (FSHS), has observed that the programme was gradually transforming education in the region. She said records indicated that school enrolment had increased across the region with hardly any student dropping out due to lack of school fees. Mrs. Dorleku in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) said the… Read More
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Rent control department summons 500 landlords

The Brong-Ahafo Regional Office of the Rent Control Department has summoned about 500 landlords/landladies in the Sunyani Municipality for renting their premises without registration and failure to provide rent cards to tenants in 2018. Mr. Ishmael Kojo Blay Essien, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Rent Officer told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in an interview in Sunyani. He said the summons was… Read More
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NDC needs an ‘accessible leader, not a party candidate or club member’ – Togbi Fiti

Togbi Amenya Fiti V, Paramount Chief of Aflao has advised the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to elect a flagbearer that would be a “leader for all.’ “If you do not elect a flagbearer for all, accessible even to the grassroots, but keep him for yourself as NDC candidate or for a particular group or club, then you keep him for… Read More
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We will fight to repel attacks on journalists – GJA President

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has said that they will fight to repel various attacks launched on journalists in their line of duty. According to the President of the Association, Mr. Affail Monney, attacks on journalists in the country is unfortunate, adding that it is about time adequate steps are taken to ensure the safety of journalists in the country.… Read More
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Ahmed’s murder: Family tells Ghanaians to ignore Agyapong’s GHC100K bounty

The family of Ahmed Hussein-Suale has decried Assin Central legislator, Kennedy Agyapong, describing his ¢100,000 bounty on the killers as diversionary. According to the family of the slain member of the private investigative group, Tiger Eye P.I, the MP should give the money to the police who are investigating the murder of their beloved relative. A spokesperson for the family,… Read More
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Blind and Deaf ‘metaphor’: I’m sorry – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has apologised to Persons with Disability (PWDs) for a statement he made at a political rally at the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 ahead of a by-election scheduled for Thursday, 31 January 2019. Addressing the crowd, Nana Akufo-Addo said he and his government are fixing Ghana, and that: “It is only… Read More
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Visa restrictions: Don’t stampede Ghana to do what is not done – Antwi-Danso

An International Relations Expect says the United States should not intimidate Ghana into providing travel documents of Ghanaians living in that country who have been given deportation orders. The US, Vladimir Antwi-Danso said, is allowed to request for any information they require regarding the issue but cannot through threats, force government to act in accordance with their whims. “Every country… Read More
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U.S. visa sanctions unjustified – Ayorkor

Ghana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has expressed disappointment with the American government’s decision to impose visa sanctions on Ghana. “Ghana has failed to live up to its obligations under international law to accept the return of its nationals removed from the United States,” Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen said in a press statement. “Without an appropriate… Read More