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Deranged man vandalises three vehicles

A mentally challenged man went on the rampage earlier today destroying the windscreens of three parked vehicles in Adum, Kumasi. The three vehicles were parked at around the Kumasi High Cort area. The man (pictured below) reportedly used cement blocks to vandalise the front windscreen of a Ford Escape and Toyota Camry vehicles as well as the back […]Read More
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Robber lynched at Agormanya

A suspected robber has been lynched Wednesday dawn at Agormanya in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality of the Eastern region. The suspect, yet to be identified and believed to be 38 years was brutalized to death by mob in the community after he was caught red-handed in the act. According to sources, the suspect burgled […]Read More
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Man chops off neighbour’s hand

Suleiman Ayuba, a resident of Aso Sabo Lugbe Airport Road, Abuja, has been sentenced to four years behind bars for chopping off a neighbour’s hand. Ayuba and two other men, Suleiman Zakari and Iliyasu Abdullahi, were arrested penultimate week and taken to Lugbe Police Station after engaging in a public fight around 9p.m on February […]Read More
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Fake kidnapper sentenced

Eighteen-year-old Anthony Osei Prempeh, a student of Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS) who faked the kidnap of his colleague student, De-Vreeze Quainoo, in demand for a ransom has been convicted. He was convicted on his own admission of guilt and sentenced to a one-year bond of good behavior. His sentencing by the Takoradi District Court […]Read More
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GIS charge on illegal migrants

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) will soon embark on an exercise to ensure that landlords and property owners do not harbour illegal migrants on their premises. In a release on the subject, the GIS pointed out that it has come to its notice that “landlords and property owners are renting out their houses and properties […]Read More
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Cabinet approves $700m for Pwalugu dam

Cabinet has approved $700 million for the construction of a multipurpose dam at Pwalugu in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region. The dam, when constructed, will mitigate the perennial flooding in the area caused by the annual spillage of excess water from the Bagre Dam in neighbouring Burkina Faso. Upper East Regional Minister, […]Read More
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Gov’t to inaugurate six new districts today

Government will today Tuesday, February 19, 2019, simultaneously inaugurate six newly created Municipal and District assemblies in the country. The six are the Korle-Klottey Assembly with the capital to be Osu, the Ablekuma Central with the capital Laterbiokorshie, Ayawaso Central Assembly with Kokomlele as its capital. The rest are Achiase Assembly with Achiase as its Read More
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Govt procures 275 ambulances

Two hundred and seventy-five ambulances procured by the government are set to arrive in the country by the end of April this year. The vehicles are to be distributed to all constituencies in the country. Currently, there are less than 100 functional ambulances operating in some parts of the country. The Director-General of the Ghana […]Read More
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Baby dumped in pit latrine

A new born baby believed to be a day old has been rescued from a toilet pit at Sovie EP Basic School in the Kpando Municipality. The baby, who is believed to have been left in the pit for more than six hours, was rescued last Wednesday, February 6, 2019, after its cry caught the […]Read More
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6 new districts to be inaugurated on Tuesday

Government will on Tuesday, February 19, inaugurate simultaneously six newly created assemblies and districts. They are Korle Klottey assembly with the capital Osu, Ablekuma Central assembly with the capital Lartebiokorshie and Ayawaso Central assembly with Kokomlemle as its capital. The rest are Akyease Assembly with Akyease as its capital, Anloga District with Anloga as Read More
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2019 Hajj fare pegged at GH¢19,500

The Pilgrimage Affairs Office of Ghana (PAOG), in collaboration with Hajj Agents Association, has pegged this year’s Hajj pilgrimage fare at GH¢19,500, an equivalent of $3,500 dollars. The fare represent a 23 per cent (GH¢ 4,500) increment from last year’s fare which was GH¢15,000. PAOG has, however, indicated that the new fare could have been […]Read More
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How 35-year-old woman duped church

The Ogun State Police command has arrested a woman for allegedly defrauding a Christian faith-based organisation to the sum of N100m. The suspect, 39-year-old Iwuagwu Onyinyechi was arrested under the pretence of assisting the organisation to raise fund for its charity programme While parading the suspect on Sunday, Police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi told newsmen that Read More