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Verify assets of public officials – OccupyGhana to AG

Pressure group OccupyGhana has called on the Auditor General to conduct an audit and verification of assets declared by public office holders. According to the group, such an exercise will help put a check on public officials as the nation intensifies efforts to stamp out corruption in public office. ” Such a verification or audit could cover all assets declared ...

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Ishmael Ashitey donates to slain cop’s family

Greater Accra Regional Minister, Ishmael Ashitey, has donated a sum of GHS500 including 10 boxes of bottled water and 10 boxes of assorted drinks to support the funeral rites of police Inspector Emmanuel Ashilevi who was shot and killed at Kwabenya a week ago. The Minister made the donation when he joined senior officers of the police service and family ...

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Mastermind of Kwabenya police station attack identified

Police have identified the mastermind of the deadly armed attack on the Kwabenya police station last week. The police detectives investigating the attack say Nana Owuo, also known as Kofi Acheampong, was identified among the suspects arrested in connection with the incident. Police sources told Joy News that Nana Owuo is notorious for the supply of arms to many armed ...

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car crash at Teacher Mante claimed nine lives

The latest car crash at Teacher Mante claimed nine lives The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) is assisting the police to investigate the causes of the increased number of accidents on the stretch of road along Teacher-Mante, a town located near Nsawam in the Eastern Region. Last Thursday, nine persons, including a one-year-old child died while 20 others were injured after ...

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Otiko condemns teacher-student relationships

The Gender Minister, Otiko Afisa Djaba, has condemned sexual relationships between teachers and students. This follows a video of the headmaster of Edumanu D/A Basic School having sex with an SHS 3 student at Breman Edumanu in the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District of the Central region. The incident which sparked public outrage is being investigated by the Ghana Education Service ...

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Gregory Afoko trial must end by June – Judge

Justice L. L. Mensah, the trial judge in the case involving Gregory Afoko, who has been accused of killing a former Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Adams Mahama, has ordered both parties to work expeditiously for the trial to end by June. He said, “This case would not travel beyond June, and I urge you ...

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Kwabenya residents clash with Police over robbers

There was chaos at Kwabenya Thursday night as residents clashed with police officers over the lynching of some suspected armed robbers who attacked a boutique in the area. The charged residents had demanded that the police release the suspects who had been arrested to them instead of being taken to the police station. According to an eye witnesses, the police ...

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Occupy Ghana petitions AG over blacklisted names by Births and Deaths

Pressure Group, Occupy Ghana, has written to the Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo, to complain about the blacklisting of certain names such as Nana, Nii, Junior, among others from being registered by the Births & Deaths Registry. Occupy Ghana in the letter argued that, the Registry’s action has no basis in law, and charged the Attorney General to take steps to address the issue ...

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