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Otumfour Osei Tutu II
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Kumasi Traditional Council summons Minister, others over Foase shooting

The Kumasi Traditional Council has initiated steps to address the issue behind the bloody protest at Foase in the Ashanti Region that led to the death of at least two residents. The Council has blamed the handling of the relocation of the Atwima Kwanwoma District capital from Foase to Twedie […]

Appiah Akenten Menka
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Appiah Menka dies at 84

A founding father of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) Mr Appiah Akenten Menka has died. He died Tuesday, 13 February 2018. He was 84. Mr Appiah Menka served as a Minister of State in the Second Republic. The private legal practitioner and businessman is also known for producing the […]

We need a new region to address our water situation – Residents
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We need a new region to address our water situation – Residents

Residents of Atebubu/Amantin, Send East, Sene West and Pru Districts of Brong-Ahafo Region have appealed to the government to help address the poor water system in the three districts. As Justice Stephen Allan Brobbey’s Commission of Inquiry facilitates the constitutional process for the carving out of the Bono East Region, […]

Resolve chieftaincy disputes in quest for new regions – Commission
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Resolve chieftaincy disputes in quest for new regions – Commission

Justice Stephen Allan Brobbey, the Chairman of the Commission of Inquiry looking into the proposed creation of the new regions, has observed that chieftaincy disputes have the potential to impede the quest for new regions. He urged chiefs in areas where the regions are to be created to endeavor and […]

Fetullah Terrorist Organization
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Turkish Parliament warns of terror threat in Ghana

The Turkish parliament’s deputy speaker said on Wednesday that Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO)-linked schools were not only a threat for the security of Turkey, but also for other countries where the terror group is active. In a meeting with the head of the Ghana-Turkey Inter-parliamentary Friendship Group Sualihu Alhassan Dandawa, […]

Prof. Mike Oquaye, Speaker of Parliament
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Speaker bemoan increasing teacher-student sexual affairs in schools

The Speaker of Parliament Prof.Mike Quaye has bemoaned the increasing cases of amorous relationships between teachers and their female students. The menace, he said, is not only affecting the academic performance in schools and the lives of the female students, but also derails mutual respect between teachers and the students. […]

Otiko Afisa Djaba
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Gender Minister committed to closing down witches camp – Otiko

The Gender Minister, Otiko Afisah Djaba, has reassured that her Ministry is committed to closing down witches camps in the northern part of the country. Otiko Afisah Djaba, however, says the Ministry’s efforts are being hampered by the unwillingness of a lot of suspected witches to return home. Answering questions […]

Hon Adwoa Sarfo
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Government to provide Police with 504 flats – Adwoa Sarfo

Member of Parliament for Dome Kwabenya Constituency, Sarah Adwoa Sarfo, says government will construct 504 flats for police officers at the Kwabenya in the Greater Accra Region. The project is expected to meet the accommodation needs of personnel. According to her, a modern Police Station will also be included in […]

The 5 suspects
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Bantama gang-rape boys discharged

The Asokwa Juvenile Court has struck out the case involving five suspects alleged to have been involved in a gang-rape in Bantama in the Ashanti Region. According to the state attorney in charge of the case, one of the suspects in the case is not a minor, hence the need […]

Children riding canoe to cross the river to school
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Menstruating girls cannot go to school in Denkyira Kyekyewere

“Spiritually the River god is a man born on Tuesday. So it is that day that the spirit is revoked and does certain rites…certain things about women, like menstruation, are regarded as unclean. Hence, it is a taboo for women to cross the river on this day and during menstruation. […]