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Akyem Abuakwa celebrates longest-serving queen Saturday

Osagyefou Amoatia Ofori-Panin, Okyenhene, Her Excellency, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the First Lady of the Republic, H.E. Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, former President of the Republic of Ghana, Her Royal Majesty, Nana Adutwumwaa Dokua II, Okyenhemaa, will lead a high powered delegation of Chiefs and Queenmothers of Akyem Abuakwa to honour the longest-serving queen mother of Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Area, Nana …

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Agyepong drags Wontumi to court for defamation; demands GHȻ400,000

Ashanti Region Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been dragged to court for defamation charges against suspended General Secretary of the party, Kwabena Agyepong. Bernard Antwi-Boasiako, popularly known as Chairman Wontumi, according to the suit made statements that sought to defame Mr Agyepong on Kumasi-based Nhyira FM and Accra-based Neat FM. Chairman Wontumi is …

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Anti-galamsey fight: 33 excavators impounded at Amansie West

The Amansie West District Security Committee in the Ashanti Region has impounded 33 excavators used for mining activities in defiance of government’s ban on illegal and small-scale mining. Twenty-seven mining operators who were arrested have since been arraigned before the Bekwai Circuit Court and granted bail. The arrest and seizure …

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School Of Hygiene Trainees Too Demand Monthly Allowance

Students at the School of Hygiene (SoH) are requesting that the administration pay them monthly their allowance in fulfilment of its promise. Their request takes after the reclamation of monthly stipends for Nurse and Teacher trainees a couple of months back. In a joint statement by the presidents of the various …

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Mahama’s tuition-free SHS students now paying fees

Some senior high school students who were reserved for a three-year grant under a scholarship presented by the past government are currently paying charges. Education Minister, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh told the media Tuesday the John Mahama organization was not dedicated to the program. He said funds were not released …

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