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Ghana @ 60 planning committee to forfeit allowances

The 60th Independence Anniversary Planning committee has decided to forfeit any allowances due them. This was decided after the committee’s maiden meeting on Saturday, January 28 according to a statement signed by its chairperson, Ken Amankwa. The statement indicated that “at the said meeting, members resolved to forfeit any and …

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Another fire outbreak at Agbogbloshie

Fire yesterday swept through the Sikkens Scrap Line, near Agbogbloshie in Accra, razing down some shops and destroying valuables running into thousands of Ghana cedis. It took the swift response of personnel from the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) to prevent the fire from spreading beyond the area.No life was …

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Akufo-Addo names COP Asante-Apeatu as new IGP

President Nana Akuffo addo has named former Criminal Investigative Department’s Director General David Asante Apeatu as the acting Inspector General of Police (IGP). He takes  over from  COP John kudaloh who until his retirement was the substantive IGP speaking on 3fm late edition program.Dr Antwi Danso was hopeful the new …

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Supreme Court strikes out case against Mahama

The Supreme Court yesterday struck out the writ filed against the former President, John Dramani Mahama, for appointing Mr. Joseph Whittal as the Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) and his two deputies. The writ filed by Mr. Patrick Boamah, Member of Parliament for Okaikwei …

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Confirmed: Asante Apeatu is new IGP

A former Director General of the Ghana Police CID, COP David Asante Apeatu, has been named the new Inspector General of Police (IGP) by President Akufo-Addo. COP Apeatu is currently the head of the General ICT Department of the police headquarters in Accra. He replaces John Kudalor, who went to …

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Man charged with defilement

An unemployed, Kwesi Mensah, who was accused of defiling a minor in the Achimota Forest Reserve last Friday, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Mensah denied the charge of defilement. He has been remanded into lawful custody to reappear on February 1, before the court presided over by Mrs …

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Truck tyre blast kills two

Two men were killed Monday morning when a car tyre they were mending burst in their faces, killing them on the spot. Two others sustained various degrees of injuries and were rushed to the Agogo Presbyterian Hospital where they are responding to treatment. The incident occurred at around 10am at …

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Ever pure donates to Tema School

Ever pure company LTD, the manufacturers and sole distributors of Ever Pure drinking water has donated 100 desks and other educational materials to the Tema Community seven number one basic schools this morning. Disclosing their reasons to Ahotor News, the management of Ever pure explained, its came to their notice …

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Director-General of GPHA relieved of post

The Director-General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), Mr Richard Anamoo, was yesterday relieved of his post. A piece of communiqué  from the Presidency signed by the Executive Secretary to the President, Nana Asante Bediatuo, directed Mr Anamoo to hand over to the President’s nominee for the Transport …

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