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Eastern Region records 293 deaths in road accidents

Latest statistics from the Motor Transport and Traffic Department (MTTD) indicate a total of 293 died through road crashes between January and September 2018 in the Eastern region. This is against 270 recorded same period in 2017. Also, a total of 1,615 were injured during the same period in 2018 as compared to 1,515 recorded in 2017. To this end, ...

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Bole Chieftaincy Crisis: Beef up security – WANEP

The West African Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) has called for an increased security presence in Bole in the Northern Region. This follows a threat by one Issahaku Kant to enthrone himself as the chief of Bole if the paramount chief of Gonjaland, the Yagbonwura fails to perform that ceremony despite the Judicial Council of the Regional House of Chiefs having ...

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Special Prosecutor to investigate loan diverted to fund NDC research

Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu has requested for further evidence after JoyNews investigations revealed loans were diverted to fund political research. His office is likely to open preliminary investigations into the issue after studying the evidence to be supplied by Joy News in the next 24 hours. Joy News investigations uncovered how part of a 175 million dollar loan contracted to ...

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We used military personnel for ‘Mafia’ work to win 2016 election – Ken Agyapong

There is currently growing disquiet in the military by some soldiers purported to be loyal to governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) who feel they have been used and dumped by the party whilst their colleagues who did nothing towards the 2016 election victory are enjoying, MyNewsGh. com has filed. Politician and businessman, Kennedy Agyapong who is mad at the development ...

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Balungu-Nabiisi School pupils learn on bare floor

Most pupils at the Balungu-Nabiisi School in the Bongo District sit on the bare floor to learn due to lack of furniture. A Ghana News Agency (GNA) visit to the school, observed that some of the classes in both the Primary and Junior High Schools did not have furniture, thereby, compelling the pupils to sit on the floor during lesson ...

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Rawlings shoots down Multimedia’s ‘Who Killed the Judges’ documentary

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has denied masterminding the 1982 killing of the three high court judges and a retired military officer, saying: “If I were bloodthirsty as these people are claiming, on the 15th of May 79, I could have ignited the thing and left it. ’79 when people were calling for blood, I could have just let go ...

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Let him suffer before you shoot him – Bodyguard recalls Rawlings’ order on Major Asare

More details are spilling in regards to the atrocities committed by former President Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings who is being accused of using indemnity clauses to shield himself from showing Ghanaians the locations of mass graves where he ordered the bodies of slain soldiers and civilians to be dumped. MyNewsGH.com yesterday reported on how Mathew Adabuga, a former bodyguard ...

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Akufo-Addo moves to make Ghana a Francophone nation

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the lives of Ghanaians are intimately linked with the francophone world, and Ghana’s membership of La Francophonie should serve as a big boost to addressing some of the country’s mutual concerns. With French set to become one of the world’s most commonly spoken languages, and with French speakers rising to over 700 million, of ...

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Five sustain gunshot wounds at Tuobodom

At least five people, including three minors, last Wednesday evening sustained life-threatening gunshot wounds when about nine armed young men opened fire on a group of people who were returning from a yam festival at the Tuobodom community in the Techiman North District of the Brong Ahafo Region. They were shot at Adantasi, a suburb of Tuobodom. The victims are ...

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Martin Amidu must deliver – British High Commissioner

The British High Commissioner to Ghana Iain Walker has said the UK is looking forward to the office of the Special Prosecutor to deliver on its mandate to help the fight against graft in Ghana. According to him, the UK is closely monitoring attempts by the Ghana government to fight corruption and is hopeful that the citizenry will play its ...

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