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Catholic Professional Guild Funs Games On May Day

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Past students of second cycle catholic schools in Ghana will on Friday, May 1, 2005, hold family fun games as part of the yearly activities. The event is scheduled to come off at the St. Thomas Aquinas school park with a host of old boys and girls from different institutions expected to p ...

Osu outdoors Dzaasenye

Monday, April 27, 2015 Accra, April 27, GNA - Madam Afriyie Addai, a businesswoman, has been installed Osu Kinkawe Dzaasenye, with the stool name Naa Teinor Osaayiloh I. The 61-year-old Dzaasenye, who would be a member of Osu Traditional Council, swore the oath of allegiance to the members of the Council. She was ...

Factionalism is anti-Christian - Bishop

Monday, April 27, 2015 Kumasi, April 27, GNA - Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church Ghana (MCG), Most Reverend Professor Emmanuel Asante, has urged Christians to shun factionalism in all its forms to foster unity and stability in the church. Factionalism, he said, is anti-Christian as it has the tendency to creat ...

Five-bedroom house razed down by fire

Monday, April 27, 2015 Kumasi, April 27, GNA - A newly- completed five-bedroom house was in the afternoon of Sunday, April 26, razed down by fire at Oti, near Atonsu in Kumasi. Household items running into millions of Ghana Cedis including mattresses, television and radio sets, standing and ceiling fans, woolly carpe ...

GNFS educates public on fire safety

Monday, April 27, 2015 Wa, April 27, GNA - The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has so far recorded 85 fire outbreaks in the Upper West Region, from January and April this year. The cost of the fires stood at one GHâ 1 million, Assistant Chief Fire Officer (ACFO), Augustine Gomez made this known after an inspecti ...

GNFS investigates fatal fuel station fire outbreak

Monday, April 27, 2015 Kumasi, April 27, GNA - The Ashanti Regional Command of Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has begun investigations into the fuel station fire disaster that killed two brothers at Kokode, near Agric-Nzema in the Kumasi Metropolis last Sunday night. The fire which was reported to have started ar ...

Farmer jailed 10 years for stealing cassava

Monday, April 27, 2015 Akim Swedru (E/R), April 27, GNA - Yaw Nkrumah, 28, Akokoaso based farmer in the Akyemansa District, has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for stealing cassava valued GHâ 500.00. Nkrumah pleaded guilty. Chief Inspector Adelaide Appiakorang told the Akim Swedru Circuit Court that the complain ...

Scrap dealer in jail for stealing car radiator

Monday, April 27, 2015 Akim Swedru (E/R), April 27, GNA - The Akim Swedru Circuit Court has imposed a two-year-jail term on an Akim Oda based scrap dealer for stealing a car radiator. Mustapha Abubakari, 25, pleaded guilty to having in his possession a stolen property. Police Inspector Richard Sabbah told the Cour ...

Vegetable farmers urged to form groups

Monday, April 27, 2015 Akim Oda (E/R), April 27, GNA - Vegetable farmers in the country have been advised to form groups in their communities to help address challenges confronting them. Mr Freeman Madji, Founder of Abibiman Sankofa Cultural Movement (ASCUM), gave the advice when addressing 125 members of the Movemen ...

Alisa Hotel holds health walk

Monday, April 27, 2015 Accra, April 27, GNA - Ms Grace Adams, Sales amp; Marketing Representative of Alisa Hotels Limited, has called on Ghanaians to engage in frequent exercises to enable them to stay healthy at all times. Ms Adams made the call over the weekend at the end of this year's Health Walk of the Hotel in ...

People of Upper Denkyira grateful to government

Monday, April 27, 2015 Diaso (C/R), April 27, GNA - The people of Upper Denkyira West District in the Central Region, have expressed gratitude to President John Dramani Mahama for the number of developmental projects being undertaken in the District. They said government has put in place all the necessary measures to ...

Wa Municipal focuses on sealing of roads

Monday, April 27, 2015 Wa, April 27, GNA - The Wa Municipal Assembly in conjunction with the Road Agencies are to focus attention on sealing of roads within the Municipality in order to reduce the amount of dust generated daily through unsealed roads. Total road network in the Municipality stands at 385.4 kilometres ...

Fire Safety Week launched

Monday, April 27, 2015 Accra, April 27, GNA - Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been asked to consider sinking dedicated boreholes, around sensitive installations to provide water for the operation of the Ghana National Fire Service during fire outbreaks. Mr Mark Owen Mayongo, Minister for ...
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