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School Proprietor And Pupil Die Due To Fire

Monday, February 8, 2016 Abesim (B/A), Feb. 8, GNA - Dr Peprah Agyemang, proprietor of PA Capital Preparatory and Junior High School on Friday died of shock when news reached him of the fire that had gutted a six-classroom block of the school. A four-year-old pupil, Alex Opoku also died in a stampede when he was run over ...

Resource Fire Service, former envoy appeals

Monday, February 8, 2016 Abesim (B/A), Feb. 8, GNA - Mr George Kumi, a former envoy in the erstwhile New Patriotic Party (NPP) government, has appealed to the government to adequately resource the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS). He said with the severity of the harmattan, the GNFS would not be able to control wild an ...

Ex-convict goes back for 18 months

Monday, February 8, 2016 Winneba (C/R) Feb. 8, GNA - The Winneba District Court has sentenced a 30 year-old unemployed man to 18 months' imprisonment in hard labour for stealing and other crimes. Moses Offu, who resided at Budumburam, near Kasoa, pleaded not guilty to the counts of conspiracy to commit crime, causing har ...

2016 Lakeside Marina Park family fun run launched

Monday, February 8, 2016 Accra, Feb. 8, GNA - The sixth edition of the annual Lakeside Marina Park and Happy Fm Family Fun Run has been launched in Accra to give families and friends opportunities to celebrate quality fun time together. The Fun Run which would be held on March 7th, a public holiday, comes with a variety ...

Attorney - General holds assessment meeting

Monday, February 8, 2016 Ada, Feb. 8, GNA - Mrs Marietta Brew-Appiah Oppong, the Attorney General and Minister for Justice, has held a meeting with the Chief State Attorneys and Regional Heads to discuss how to effectively fulfill their roles as government lawyers. The meeting, which was held in Ada, was also to take sto ...

Policy decisions must be based on research

Monday, February 8, 2016 Koforidua (E/R), Feb 08, GNA - Policy makers at all levels have been asked to make sure that their decisions are based on research, to aid smooth and effective implementation. Mr. Ibrahim Inusah, General Secretary of the Ghana Information Network for Information Sharing (GINKS), said policy decis ...

Frequent bush fires could lead to problems - Fire Service

Monday, February 8, 2016 Wa, Feb. 8, GNA - The frequent bush fires could create desertification problems for the country if it continues unchecked, the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), has said. The Service said the hunger crisis that struck the nation in 1983 as a result of ravaging bush fires could occur again if ca ...

Veep mourns with Okuapeman

Monday, February 8, 2016 Akropong (E/R), Feb. 8, GNA - Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur joined hundreds of mourners for the funeral of Oseadeeyo Addo Dankwa III, Okuapehene at Akropong Akuapem in the Eastern Region. Vice President Amissah-Arthur, who was accompanied by Mr Antwi Boasiako Sekyere, the Outgoing Eastern R ...

CPP gives to Berekum SHS fire victims

Monday, February 8, 2016 Berekum (BA) Feb. 08, GNA - The Convention People's Party (CPP) has donated relief items in support of students of the Berekum Senior High School (SHS), whose property got ravaged, when fire swept through their dormitory. These included pieces of bedspread and large quantity of men's underwear - ...

Newmont ordered to pay entitlement to former employees

Monday, February 8, 2016 Sunyani, Feb. 8, GNA - A High Court in Sunyani has ordered the Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL) Ahafo Mine to pay all outstanding salaries to some employees it laid-off in 2009. In addition, the Court presided by Justice D. K. Ofosu Quartey, directed the multi-national mining company to pay othe ...

GTA must work with district assemblies to promote Ghana

Monday, February 8, 2016 Accra, Feb. 8, GNA - The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) must partner the district assemblies to identify potential tourist attractions in their areas towards developing them for national prosperity. Nana Amo Adade Boamah, a Former Executive Director of GTA, who made the call, noted: 'There are lot ...

Fire destroys 10-bedroom house at Fiapre

Monday, February 8, 2016 Sunyani, Feb. 7, GNA - A 10-bedroom house at Berlin top, a suburb of Fiapre in the Sunyani West District was last Monday evening burnt totally. Assistant Divisional Officer I( ADO) Ignatius Noekor, Brong-Ahafo Regional Operational Officer of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) who briefed the ...

Agona West Assembly to set-up sanitation tribunal

Sunday, February 7, 2016 Agona Swedru, Feb. 7, GNA - The Agona West Municipal Assembly would collaborate with the Judicial Service to establish a sanitation tribunal to trial sanitary offenders, Mr Charles Obeng -Inkoom, Member of Parliament (MP) for Agona West has said. Mr Obeng-Inkoom announced this when he addressed P ...
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