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Baba Jamal Bodyguard Shoots Taxi Driver

A slim and tall policeman alleged to be the body guard of the Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Mohammed Ahmed Baba Jamal, on Friday morning, allegedly shot a young taxi driver at Koforidua. The bodyguard, whose name could not be immediately ascertained, was angry at 26-year-old taxi driver Abraham Soglo for allegedly driving carelessly

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Man Mistaken for thief gets his hand chopped off

A caretaker at a building site at Mpatado in the Sekondi Takoradi metropolis who suspected a man of stealing iron rods has done the unthinkable by chopping off the suspected thief's right hand. Egya Kojo Mensah, the caretaker, later took the victim, Kofi Badu, to the police station

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Invest in Toilets for Big Profits – Mike Oquaye

Professor Mike Oquaye, Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, has encouraged the private sector to invest in human excreta facilities to rake in huge returns. Speaking at the floor of Parliament, the Dome-Kwabenya Legislator said: "Toilet affair is a good business and business people must go into it."

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Local Real Estate Companies To Play Role In STX Project

Local real estate companies will play a lead role in delivering housing units under the 1.5 billion dollar STX project Alban Bagbin, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing has said. Speaking at the inauguration of the 22 million- dollar Manet Twin Towers at the the Airport City in Accra at the weekend

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I’m Fed up with NPP, NDC noise – Pratt

Managing Director of the Insight Newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr, has expressed exasperation at the constant pointing of accusing fingers by both the ruling National Democratic Congress and the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) at each other over the issue of which of them privatized more state assets, pointing that privatization of these state assets have not in any way been beneficial to Ghanaians

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Mills outline plans to redeem Ghana’s culture

President John Evans Attah Mills had directed all Regional Administrations to begin work on the setting up of regional museums, art galleries and exhibition complexes to redeem the nation's culture. He said that these institutions would be used for the collection of arts and artifacts for preservation and also constitute important complementing centres of education for the acquisition of knowledge on arts and crafts for historical purposes

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INTERPOL arrests notorious fugitive Johnson Kombian

Johnson Kombian Gulkuun, alias "Burger", blamed by the Ghana Police Service for shooting and killing two of its personnel on patrol duty at Nakpanduri in the Northern Region in October, has been arrested in Togo. Johnson Kombian who fled to the neighbouring country after committing the alleged crime was arrested by the International Police (INTERPOL)

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UK Announces Cash For Illegal Ghanaian Migrants

The UK government has announced a programme to offer financial support to illegal Ghanaian migrants resident in the UK who wish to voluntarily return to their motherland. Mr. Peter Jones, Director for Migration at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK, announced the programme

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Fire guts Makola market, thousands of Ghana cedis lost

Goods worth thousands of Ghana cedis were destroyed Thursday evening, when fire gutted the Makola number 2 market in Accra. The fire which started around 6:30 pm is believed to have been caused by a power outage.The main gates to the market were locked at the time of the fire outbreak, making it difficult for fire tenders from the Ghana National Fire Service to enter the market to control the fire

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Mass rape Amina ‘brother’ arrested

The 'Amina' mass sex story which appears to have died down a few days now, has reared its ugly head again. Just as the dust was settling on the matter, a man called Michael Frimpong, a resident of Kumasi, who claims to have been on the controversial Yutong bus, has been arrested by the police and is currently languishing in jail at the Police headquarters in Accra

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Arrest Kwesi Pratt – NPP US branch

The US branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have called for the arrest and prosecution of the Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Mr Kwesi Pratt Jnr. for peddling falsehood that the US government was scheming to control the country's newly found oil resources

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Cocaine valued at 29.9 million dollars burnt

Four hundred and sixteen (416) kilogrammes of cocaine seized by the Police at Ataabadze Junction, near Cape Coast two years ago, was on Wednesday November 17, burnt into ashes in Accra following a court order. The Fast Track High Court order came after the drug had been tendered in evidence by Assistant Superintendent of Police

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