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Borrowing Into A Leaking Basket Won't Help Gov't - Mp

Saturday, November 22, 2014 Member of Parliament for Obuasi, Kwaku Kwarteng, says imposing more taxes on Ghanaians and borrowing indiscriminately will not deliver development to the people. He says what government should do is manage the resources at its disposal prudently, and cut the wanton waste. He was speaking on ...

Don't compromise food sovereignty, livelihoods for GMOs -- Peasant farmers caution legislators

Saturday, November 22, 2014 The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana and the Small Scale Women and Men Farmers in Ghana say attempts by some interest groups to push for the passage of the Plant Breeders Bill could prove detrimental for Ghanas food security if the interest groupssucceed. Speaking at a press conference on ...

Over 700 guns, ammunition retrieved after police raid on Bimbila

Saturday, November 22, 2014 Security forces have retrieved arms and ammunitionfrom residents of Bimbila in the Namuba North District of the Northern Region after swoop on the area. A joint Police and Military force have been keeping peace in Bimbilla following murder of the late overlord of the Nanumbas, Na Andani Dasana ...

Cocaine saga: Omane-Boamah challenges UK to come public on diplomatic passport controversy

Saturday, November 22, 2014 Edward Omane Boamah, Ghanas Communication Minister, has challenged British security authorities to come public to prove claims that Ghanaian lady arrested for transporting cocaine to the United Kingdom UK had in her possession, a diplomatic passport. The Minister commenting on the cocaine sag ...

Drunk Driver Kills 8

Saturday, November 22, 2014 CAGED Isaac Essien EIGHT PEOPLE perished and five others sustained critical injuries after the drunk driver of a DAF truck, at top speed, ran over seven vehicles at Sofoline in Kumasi Wednesday evening. The driver, Isaac Essien, 33, who was said to be totally drunk, tried speeding away after ...

Workers Hit Street Over Tier 2 Pension

Saturday, November 22, 2014 Labour union workers hit the street of Accra THE AGITATED 12 labour unions protesting against governments decision to handle their Tier 2 pension contributions yesterday embarked on a massive demonstration to press home their demand. The demonstration, which was staged in both Accra and Kumas ...

'Magician' Arrested

Saturday, November 22, 2014 Hajia Asiya Lawal A 34-year-old Nigerian woman from Kano, who claims to be a magician, has been arrested for allegedly defrauding a Malian of various sums of money. The suspect, Hajia Asiya Lawal, purportedly collected GHâ2,200 and 100,000 CFA from the victim after which she handed a bag ful ...

Joy Industries Gives GH¢50,000 For NAFAC  

Saturday, November 22, 2014 Dr. Manfred Takyi presenting the cheque to the Minister of Tourism Joy Industries, a local producer of herbal products and alcoholic beverages, has issued a cheque of GH50,000 to support this years National Festival of Arts and Culture NAFAC, which will take place on November 29, 2014 at S ...

Bombshell! Ruby Pulls Diplomatic Passport

Saturday, November 22, 2014 The Austrian newspaper revealing that Ruby Adu Gyamdi pulled a diplomatic passport upon her arrest with 12.5kg of cocaine An Austrian newspaper, Kronen Zeitung , yesterday led its front page with the story on Ruby Adu Gyamfi, aka Nayele Ametefeh, aka Angel, the suspect at the centre of a 12.5 ki ...

Workers Go Wild In Kumasi

Saturday, November 22, 2014 A section of the protesting workers Public sector workers of 12 labour unions in the country poured onto the streets of Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital, yesterday to protest against governments decision to select Pensions Alliance Trust to manage their Tier 2 Pension Funds. We simply de ...

Apprentice Sodomises Boy

Saturday, November 22, 2014 Egya Yaw Residents of Kwesimintsimnear Takoradi in theWestern Region witnessed abizarre spectacle last Thursdaywhen they caught a 23-year-old mechanic apprenticesodomising a five-year oldboy. The alleged gay, whogave his name as Egya Yaw,is suspected to have beenpracticing the dastar ...

Drunk Driver Caged

Saturday, November 22, 2014 Isaac Essien The KMA court in Kumasi hasremanded Isaac Essien for two weeksin police custody for killing eightpeople via reckless driving. He was hauled to court Wednesdaymorning for driving carelesslyand drunk-driving. Essiens plea was taken by thepacked-to-capacity court presided ...

NPA Arrests 3 Mobile Fuel Dealers

Saturday, November 22, 2014 One of the suspects at Dompoase-Aprabo The National petroleum Authority NPA onWednesday began a three-day operation inKumasi to clamp down on the activities of unlicensedfuel stations in the downstream petroleumsector. Police personnel, who assisted the NPA in theexercise, apprehended t ...
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