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BoG Governor concealing data on economy – Adongo

Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central, Isaac Adongo, has accused the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Ernest Addison, of massaging data on the economy to conceal the true state of affairs. He mentioned the governor's pronouncements on the cedi depreciation, the debt stock and growth figures as instances where Dr Addison has waded into "propaganda" rather than staying neutral as required of a central ...

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Police officer, 6 others nabbed for peddling narcotics

Seven persons, including a police officer, have been arrested by police in Wa in the Upper West Region, for alleged extortion and narcotics peddling. The men were apprehended after one of the suspects led a team of policemen to their hideout. Addressing the media on Thursday, the Upper West Regional Police Commander, DCOP Boapeah Okyere, said the police found the suspected narcotic substances after a search ...

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G-strings trigger vaginal infections

Women, especially the youth who are in the habit of wearing skimpy underwears known as G-strings or thongs excessively, are at risk of contracting vaginal infections, a medical expert has cautioned. A Gynaecologist at Healthlinks Medical clinic, Dr Clarence O. Addo-Yobo in an interview with The Mirror noted that the infections, if not treated could result in unpleasant discharge, pains, swelling and likely ...

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Secondhand fridges dangerous to your health – Energy C’ssion

Ghanaians must reduce their insatiable taste for secondhand fridges due to the health hazards those fridges pose, Samuel Frimpong, Associate Programmes Officer and Media Relations Director for the Energy Commission, has said. According to him, some of these secondhand fridges are used for laboratory purposes in the countries where they are manufactured. He noted that laboratory tools and other gadgets were ...

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Drunkards Assoc. holds congress Dec 23

The Ghana Drunkards Association has served notice to its members that it would hold this year’s congress on December 23 at Accra Newtown near the Malata market. According to the President, Moses Drybone, the theme of the congress is: “Creating jobs through responsible drinking”. The official drink for the Christmas festivities will also be announced at the meeting. Below is the full statement: Read details ...

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‘No sex before marriage’ destroyed my marriage

I met him in church one Sunday morning. He sat next to me and I couldn’t help it but recognize the kind of gentleman he was. He was soft spoken and had this shyness on her face anytime he tried to talk to me. During the service, I realized he was finding it uneasy to sing along with the church because he didn’t come along with a hymn book. I shared mine. We both sang from the same hymn book and got closer a ...

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Appiah Stadium’s house, car burnt

The home of popular National Democratic Congress (NDC) activist in the Ashanti Region, Appiah Stadium, has been burnt. He lives in Kokoben, a suburb of Kumasi, the regional capital. The incident happened in the early hours of Monday, 11 December. Appiah Stadium, confirming the news in an interview with Chief Jerry Forson, host of Ghana Yensom on Accra100.5FM on Monday, accused members of the Invincible Forc ...

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Sakawa boy severs boy’s testes for rituals

The reproductive organs of a 10-year-old boy, Waachribu Adam, have purportedly been slashed for rituals by one Rauf aka Bossu, a known ‘sakawa’ (cyber fraud) boy in the Gambaga District of the Northern Region. Bossu, aged 20, whose father is the assemblyman for the area, reportedly asked Adam to assist him carry some pieces of wood from a nearby bush. When Adams refused, Bossu reportedly chased and forced h ...

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GES mourns KUMACA deaths

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has expressed its condolences to the parents and families of the deceased students of the Kumasi Academy. A statement issued by the GES and signed by the Director of Public Relations, Rev Jonathan Bettey said, “The Service is shocked and saddened at the report from the school over some eleven students having lost their lives with over forty others hospitalised and made to s ...

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KUMACA: Students insist deaths are spiritual

Some students of Kumasi Academy have rejected conclusions of Health Minister Kwaku Agyemang-Manu that the recent deaths in the school were caused by Influenza type A H1N1 2009 pandemic strain (Swine Flu) insisting there is a spiritual cause. Mr Agyemang-Manu told journalists at a press conference in Accra on Thursday, December 7, that Influenza type A H1N1 2009 pandemic strain (Swine Flu) was isolated from ...

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