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Two arrested over possession of human parts

Two persons are in the grip of the Volta Regional Police command over possession of human parts. The two are 36-year-old Kente weaver, Eklu Havor and Emmanuel Opoku, a 36-year-old fetish priest. Eklu is said to have brought the head and private parts of an old woman to Opoku for money rituals. Briefing the press in Ho, the Volta Regional Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Nana Asomah Hinneh, sa ...

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John Mahama is 59 years today

Former President John Dramani Dramani Mahama is 59-years-old today, November 29, 2017. In a Facebook post, the former President wrote: "29/11. Woke up to lots of messages of good will and wishes of good health on my birthday." "Thanks to you all, my brothers and sisters, fellow Ghanaians. It feels like any other day though. Spent the morning in the gym, working out to keep healthy. Remember to exercise to k ...

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Akyem Apinamang marks Kobredwa Festival

The chiefs and people of Akyem Apinamang in the Denkyembour District in the Eastern Region have marked their annual Kobredwa Festival.It was on the theme, “Education, Environment and the Community.” The ceremony was chaired by the Paramount Chief of the Twifo Traditional Area in the Central Region, Obrempong Appiah Nuamah II, who is also a member of the Council of State and the Vice-President of the Central ...

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Cheated robber causes arrest of accomplices

Three persons who allegedly robbed a Chinese of his bag containing GH¢1,000 cedis and a Non-Citizen National Identity Card have been put before an Accra Circuit Court. Mohammed Iddris, a trader, Jacob Nii Ayittey Thompson an Electric Welder and Ekow Annan a drinking bar operator who are facing conspiracy and robbery charges, pleaded not guilty. Annan who allegedly felt cheated is said to have caused the arr ...

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Tema Metropolis Tops 2017 District League Table

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has been ranked first in the 2017 District League Table (DLT). The TMA had the highest score of 80 on the development and human well-being ranking of the DLT. At the launch of the rankings in Accra last Wednesday, a deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Kwesi Boateng Adjei, said the impressive showing of Tema was predictable. That was because the ...

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Review quantum of ex gratia paid to MPs — IEA Survey

A survey by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has recommended a review of the quantum of ex gratia paid to Members of Parliament (MPs) and other Article 71 office holders due to public perception that the current levels are widely excessive. Majority of respondents (about 60 per cent) said the quantum of ex gratia (four months’ salary per year per term) paid to MPs was excessive. Only a small portion ...

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Madman kills 5 at Bechem

A madman at Bechem in the Tano South District of the Brong-Ahafo Region last Wednesday night caused the death of five male passengers on board an Opel taxi with registration number AS 4666-U that was reportedly travelling from Bechem to Sunyani. The accident also left 40 others on board a Metro Mass Transit (MMT) bus injured. The five men, including the driver of the taxi and the madman, have since been dep ...

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Fetish priest; Mallams must pay tax – Odefo Acquah

President of the Spiritual Churches of Ghana, Odeyifoò Philip K Acquah is urging government to tax fetish priests and Mallams in the country. According to him, just like churches, they also engage in profit-making businesses thus must fulfill their tax obligations. Odeyifoò Acquah’s comment is in reaction to the call by deputy Attorney General, Godfred Yeboah Odame for churches to pay taxes. He explained th ...

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NPP gags school heads — Koku Anyidoho

The Deputy General Secretary (Operations) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Koku Anyidoho, has stated that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has gagged and prevented headmasters and headmistresses from expressing genuine concerns about how the free senior high school (SHS) policy is going to create future problems for the education sector. Mr Anyidoho said the Ghana Education Service rece ...

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