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Ghanaian Girl Joins Isis

Friday, August 28, 2015 A Ghanaian female Shakira Mohammed is also reported to have joined terrorist organization, Islamic State (IS). Refusing to go beyond this scanty detail about the female ISIS disciple as their investigations gather momentum, National Security managers yesterday told selected editors in a maiden en ...

ECG bills prepaid meter users

Friday, August 28, 2015 Electricity consumers on the prepaid metering platform are being served with bills by the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) officials demanding full payment for alleged arrears as result of technical failure some existing prepaid meters. The decision by management of ECG to further bill prepaid ...

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Friday, August 28, 2015 http://img.modernghana.com/images/content/cgwj0mlyy6 6212488288421 343537277697.jpg TWO GHANAIANS JOIN ISIS The National Security Co-ordinator has confirmed that two Ghanaians have joined the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. CHRAJ PROBE COMMITTEE TO PRESENT REPO ...

Black lies invade farms in Nabdam

Thursday, August 27, 2015 An invasion of black flies in the Nabdam district of the Upper East region is having a toll on farming activities. Farmers have had to stay away from their farms to avoid the irritating bites of the flies. When the flies bite, it causes severe itching, disfigures the skin and visual impairment ...

Kumasi residents hail police sustained crack-down on narcotic trade

Thursday, August 27, 2015 Police intensified crack-down on narcotic dealers and users in Kumasi has attracted commendation from residents. People in notorious drug hubs in the city say they are happy, especially, about the consistency and professional approach by police to curb the menace. Uniformed and plain-clothed p ...

Illegal miners extend activities to residential facilities at Odumasi

Thursday, August 27, 2015 Danger looms at Konongo-Odumasi in the Ashanti Region where illegal miners are carrying their activities to residential facilities. Many houses, especially at Odumasi, are under siege as the miners dig deep into rocks that support old underground shafts. Meanwhile, a dispute between natives of ...

Advertisers urged to adhere to standards

Thursday, August 27, 2015 President of the Advertisers Association of Ghana, Joel Nettey has charged members to adhere to the standards and ethics of the profession. This he stressed is the surest way to ensure only true professionals remain in the industry to enable them effectively weed out ldquo;the lsquo;fly-by-nigh ...

Police in Kumasi hunt for vehicle-snatching kin-pins

Thursday, August 27, 2015 Police in Kumasi are on a man-hunt for two people they describe as car-snatching kin-pins for their alleged involvement in vehicle theft in the Ashanti Region. The names of the suspects are given as Ebenezer Kofi Osei, also known as Gome and Eric Aboagye Mensah, nick-named Shasha. A suspected ...

Muslim leaders tasked to intensify surveillance for potential militant elements in local communities

Thursday, August 27, 2015 Muslim leaders in the Ashanti Region say they are working with other stakeholders to ward off potential threat of terrorist activities in local communities. Regional Chief Imam, Sheik Abdul Mumin Harun, says community leaders have already been tasked to be on the look-out for suspicious character ...

'Goat judge' Ordered To Proceed On Leave

Thursday, August 27, 2015 The Akyem Swedru Circuit Court judge who gave an order for a goat thief to be paraded on the streets of the town has been asked to proceed on leave. A source close to the court in Akyem Swedru, who disclosed this to the Daily Graphic, said the decision was to enable the Judicial Service to ...

ABUSCO Student Commits Suicide

Thursday, August 27, 2015 A 25-year-old form two student of the Abuakwa State College (ABUSCO), Frank Awuku, has committed suicide. Awuku hanged himself on a mango tree at Suhum in the Eastern region Thursday. The deceased, suspected to be mentally challenged, dropped out of school some weeks ago. According to the f ...

Zoomlion Foundation screens sanitation workers

Thursday, August 27, 2015 Zoomlion Foundation has partnered with Tobinco Pharmacy to organize a free health screening exercise for sanitation workers in Accra. The exercise by the Zoomlion Foundation ndash; organized last Saturday ndash; was the first of a series of health screenings to be organized the Foundation, whic ...

'I Escaped With My Wife, Baby'

Thursday, August 27, 2015 A witness in the trial of the 43-year old ex-security guard of Unicorn Credit yesterday told an Accra Circuit Court how he narrowly escaped with his seven months old baby from the hands of a six man robbery gang. Seth Boampong, a security guard who was the second prosecution witness in the case i ...
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