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Hit The Streets, Protest Without Food, Water For Months Over 'dumsor' - Nzema Chief

Monday, May 25, 2015 The Paramount Chief of Western Nzema traditional area Awulae Annor Adjaye III is rallying the Ghanaian youth to hit the streets and stay there for months to force the government to address the incessant power crisis. 39;You want to make a revolution and want to address dumsor and you tak ...

Poor leadership to blame for African unity woes - Dr Lloyd Amoah

Monday, May 25, 2015 Africa 39;s poor leadership is to blame for the continent 39;s inability to be fully integrated, one devoid of social and economic barriers, Dr Lloyd Amoah has said. As the continent celebrates African Union Day on Monday, May 25, the lecturer at the Ashesi University noted that until the right ...

Drama Over Crocodile's Death

Monday, May 25, 2015 THERE WAS drama when a man temporarily turned into a statue as he could not move or talk for hours at Atasemanso in Kumasi Sunday morning. The man, believed to be in his late 30s, suffered the ordeal because he allegedly killed a crocodile in River Atasee, which is at the outskirts of Atas ...

Otumfuo Charges New Minister

Monday, May 25, 2015 OTUMFUO OSEI-TUTU II has tasked the newly-appointed Ashanti Regional Minister, Anarfi Mensah, to remain humble, shun partisan politics and work collectively with the people to develop the region. He said, 39;Mr Mensah is like the president of the region as he directly represents the pres ...

Ghana Is Too Partisan - UCC Law Lecturer

Monday, May 25, 2015 Professor Philip Ebow Bondzi-Simpson, Founding Dean of the Law Faculty of the University of Cape Coast, has bemoaned the over politicisation of the country 39;s democracy to the detriment of nation-building and national interest. He said irrespective of the soundness of the ruling politic ...

Robbers Strike At West Hills Mall

Monday, May 25, 2015 The suspected robbers Two persons sustained various degrees of gunshot wounds at West Hills Mall, Weija, when a gang of armed robbers attacked some shoppers in broad daylight yesterday. The robbers, according to an eyewitness account, holding a pistol and other sophisticated weapons, raid ...

Construction of affordable housing units in Ashanti stalls

Monday, May 25, 2015 The construction of 400 affordable housing units by the State Housing Company (SHC) in the Ashanti Region has stalled due to land litigation. The company risks losing 107 acres of land for the project at Kagyase near Kumasi. Officials claim they properly acquired the land but a private develop ...

African leaders tasked to show commitment to women empowerment

Monday, May 25, 2015 As Ghana today joins the rest of Africa and the Diaspora to observe African Union Day, African leaders have been tasked to show more commitment to issues of women empowerment. This year 39;s African Union Day will be observed on the theme quot;Women Empowerment and Development towards Agenda 20 ...

Asogli Thermal Plant shuts down

Monday, May 25, 2015 The Asogli Thermal Plant at Kpone near Tema has shut down completely following a cut in gas supply from Nigeria. Sources says the development has led to the loss of 90 megawatts of electricity. Meanwhile, TICO has moved from 170MW to 210MW. Last Friday, staff of the Nigerian National Petroleu ...

Police Educates Pupils

Monday, May 25, 2015 ASP Efia Tengey The Accra Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Efia Tengey, has urged children to be security conscious and report suspicious characters to their parents and teachers when necessary. According to her, this is to help reduce criminality within communities an ...

WR Teachers Honoured

Monday, May 25, 2015 Paul Evans Aidoo, the Western Regional Minister, has stressed the need for stakeholders in education to rise up to their responsibilities by monitoring and ensuring the effective implementation of the country 39;s educational policies. He indicated that as part of its monitoring role, the ...

Sakaman Pharmacy Robbers Jailed

Monday, May 25, 2015 An Accra High Court judge sitting with additional responsibility, Justice Francis Obiri, on Tuesday sentenced two suspects who robbed a pharmacy shop at Sakaman near Dansoman. The accused persons, Joseph Ewudzi, and his alleged accomplice, Dennis Nana Poku, who are both under 25 years, wer ...

Road Accidents: 158 Killed In A Month

Monday, May 25, 2015 A TOTAL of 158 persons were killed in road crashes nationwide during the month of April this year with 20 of the recorded deaths said to be children. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Alexander Obeng, Director of Research at the Ghana Police Service, made this known during the 3rd ...
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