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Tindana Of Talensi Defends Npp; Says Party Respected His Tradition

Sunday, July 5, 2015 The chief priest (Tindana) of Baare in the Talensi Constituency of the Upper East region has risen to the defence of the opposition New Patriotic Party. He said the team of NPP leaders that called on him last week simply respected the tradition of the Talensi people by paying a courtesy call on h ...

Re: Wereko-Brobby cited for awarding ¢2.9m contract illegally

Sunday, July 5, 2015 This is a rejoinder sent to us by the chief executive of the defunct Ghana@50 Secretariat, Dr Charles Wereko-Brobby, to our story of Saturday, the 4th of July 2015. The story is titled quot;Wereko-Brobby cited for awarding cent;2.9m contract illegally quot; and was based on the report of the Judgm ...

Talensi by-election: EC rubbishes NPP claims it is conspiring with NDC

Saturday, July 4, 2015 The Electoral Commission (EC) has rubbished claims by the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) that it is tipping the scales to favour the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the upcoming by-elections in Talensi. EC rsquo;s Director in the Upper East Region, James Arthur Yeboah, says ...

Local Government Minister rates Wa as the cleanest town in Ghana

Saturday, July 4, 2015 Local Government and Rural Development Minister, Alhaji Collins Dauda, has declared the Upper West Region capital Wa as the cleanest region in the country. ldquo;I must say that Wa is so neat that I cannot compare to any of the regional capitals rdquo;, he confessed. He was addressing partici ...

Journalist jailed for sexually assaulting flower girl at his wedding freed

Saturday, July 4, 2015 When Felix Nyaaba had his wedding in February 2014, the bridal team included five flower girls. Thirty-four days after the wedding, Felix was accused of defiling one of them. She was five years. Felix was sentenced to three years in prison for indecent assault and spent four months in the Nsawam ...

Publishing assets can't expose you to robbers; lawyer tells MPs

Saturday, July 4, 2015 The Spokesperson of the Ghana Bar Association, Mr. Tony Forson, says he does not buy arguments by MPs that publishing their assets may expose them to armed robbers. He said the publication of declared assets should rather portray public office holders as honest people who will not fleece the stat ...

Mahama vows to grant more amnesty, decongest prisons

Saturday, July 4, 2015 President John Mahama has agreed to grant remission and more amnesty to prisoners across the country, vowing to immediately tackle the congestion situations at all prisons head on. The President together with the Chief Justice and other ministers of state toured the Nsawam Medium Security Prisons ...

VOiCE presents educational survey report to GES

Saturday, July 4, 2015 Voice in community empowerment has presented its survey report on educational infrastructure challenges in east and north Ayawaso Sub-metros to the Regional manager of Ghana education service. The report indicated that there are 23 public (government-run) schools in the study area, including 17 p ...

Ghana Launches 2015 International Evaluation Year

Saturday, July 4, 2015 The maiden celebration of the International Evaluation Year 2015 has been launched in Accra. As it was declared by the United Nations , Ghana as a member country marked the international event amidst the lightening of the Evaluation Torch. Prof. Stephen Adei, former Rec ...

Kwakwaduam Association Donates to Fire Victim

Saturday, July 4, 2015 The Kwakwaduam Association Inc. of New York has donated $500.00 to Mr. Ofei Menako whose house was ravaged by Fire in New York to help defray the cost of rehabilitating his family. The presentation was done on behalf of the Organization by the Vice President of the Kwakwaduam Association ndash; ...

Give Orphanages enough time to settle their debts-Minister appeals to Utility Companies

Saturday, July 4, 2015 Ashanti Regional Minister, Peter Anarfi Mensah, has appealed to utility companies in the region to exercise restrain when cutting supply to orphanage homes. According to him, such facilities provide special needs and all must contribute towards maintaining them. He appealed to the Electricity ...
Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu (2nd from Left) presenting the certificate of appreciation to the channel manager of ATV-Henrietta Adom(1st from right)

Men’s Charity present certificate of appreciation to ATV

Saturday, July 4, 2015 Men rsquo;s Health Foundation Ghana (MHFG), a prostate cancer charity group has presented a certificate of appreciation to ATV for partnering the charity to launch the first ever prostate cancer awareness campaign in the country during the father rsquo;s day in Dodowa. The charity and ATV reached ...
Residents attempting to resuscitate the woman after the tragic incident.

Collapsed Building Kills 2

Saturday, July 4, 2015 A collapsed building on Thursday trapped and killed a 50-year-old mother and a five-year-old boy at Essienimpong, a farming community near Ejisu in the Ashanti Region, during a heavy downpour at about 3:30 pm. Eric Adjei and his stepmother, Sekina Sumaila aka Amalia, a mother of two, were ...
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