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Fuel prices to stabilize in October—IES

The Institute of Energy Security (IES) is predicting a fairly stable fuel prices for the first pricing window in October. This the institute attributes to indicators such as the stability of the cedi as well as a 6% drop in gasoline prices. Fuel prices have for some time now been …

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Ten (10) Dead In Yutong Bus Accident Near Nkawkaw

About 10 people have been confirmed dead after the Yutong Bus they were travelling in from Accra to Kumasi, grazed the side of an oncoming vehicle and veered off its lane at Abepotia, a village near Nkawkaw on Sunday morning. Confirming the incident to Citi News, the Eastern Regional Police …

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Accra Bishop Girls School gets ICT lab from Samsung

Forty employees from Samsung’s headquarters in South Korea gathered in Accra last week to take part in the company’s annual global Employee Volunteer Programme (EVP). The initiative, which is aimed at empowering young girls with future-focused ICT skills, has been carried out in partnership with Better World. Each year, Samsung …

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Girl,16, Loses Pregnancy After Police Brutality

A 16-year-old girl lost her pregnancy at a Police station after she was allegedly manhandled by a Police officer during an arrest at Begoro in the Eastern Region. The minor who was five-month pregnant was accused of stealing a GHC250 Samsung mobile phone by a phone seller who happens to …

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I Told Kufuor I’M Not NDC: Duncan-Williams

Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams has denied having a soft spot for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). The General Overseer of the Action Chapel International Ministry said he neither supports the main opposition party nor the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP). According to him, he has been branded both NPP and …

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Policeman Constable Wilson Bossey Beats Journalist To Pulp

A police constable with the Visibility Unit of the Ghana Police Service in Sekondi, Western Region, reportedly subjected a journalist with Takoradi-based Skyy Power FM, to severe beatings on Tuesday, August 22. The victim, Danso Kyei Abeam, popularly known as Akyeamehene, was purportedly beaten to pulp by the cop, whose name was given …

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Friday 1st September Declared Public Holiday

The General Public is hereby reminded that Friday, 1st September, 2017, which marks EIDUL-ADHA, is a Statutory Public Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country. Eid al-Adha, also called the “Sacrifice Feast”, is the second of two Muslim holidays celebrated worldwide each year, and considered the holier …

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NPP’s ‘Free SHS’ Policy Is Impossible – Spio Garbrah

A former Education Minister under the Rawlings regime, Dr. Spio Garbrah mocked the government’s much touted “Free SHS policy” arguing that it is not achievable. “There can never be free education because parents must have some responsibility for their children’s education. Total freedom is not desirable and that explains the …

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