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Marketing officer steals employer’s cheques

A Takoradi Circuit Court has remanded Eric Essuman, a 30-year old marketing officer of G-Xtreme, in custody for stealing GH¢5,440 cash and 23 post dated cheques belonging to his employer. The accused, who pleaded not guilty to stealing the cash, but admitted stealing 23 post dated cheques from the company, is to re-appear on November 12 this year

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NPP sets time for election of parliamentary aspirants

The New Patriotic Party has said the election of its parliamentary candidates for the 2012 polls would be held at least 12 months before the national general elections. The release of application forms for nominations, an official statement said, would be advertised for one month in the various constituencies in due course

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Court refuses bail to ‘mass rape’ witness, Amina

The lady at the centre of the controversial mass rape reports, Amina Mohammed has finally been charged with publishing false information intended to cause fear and alarm under Sections 208 of the Criminal Code. Her lawyer, Prof. Ken Attafuah confirmed that to Joy News just before entering the court

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Ghana Police Killer Escapes to Togo

Johnson Kombian, the fugitive who allegedly killed two policemen and critically wounded another in the Northern Region, has escaped to Togo. Police intelligence report said the 35-year-old man, described as the brain behind a number of robberies, who broke jail at the Tamale Prison

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Passengers Deny Mass Rape

Two passengers of the infamous robbery attack on the Tamale bound bus at Ejisu in the Ashanti where it was alleged victims were raped in turns have denied the claim. According to Maekelbergh Fenke, a Belgian national holidaying in Ghana and Nuhu Yahaya Ole, her Ghanaian Friend both on board the Yuntong bus with registration number GN263-10 they were indeed attacked at about 2am on the 12th October 2010

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Government urged to take over payment of ex-gratia

Daasebre Kwebu Ewusi VII, a Member of the Council of State, has appealed to the government to take over the payment of end of service benefits to members of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District assemblies (MMDAS) Daasebre Kwebu Ewusi, who is the Omanhene of Abeadze Dominase and President of the Central Region House of Chiefs, said by government taking over the payment of such benefits

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Govt to set up regulatory body for oil and gas

The government is to establish a new body to regulate the oil and gas sector as the country begins offshore commercial production of oil from the Jubilee Field Cape Three Points in the Western Region, before the end of the year. Some core staff of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation is expected to form the nucleus of the regulatory body

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NPP condemns Atta Mills cups

The Youth Wing of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) says the decision by the ruling government to emboss President Mills pictures on cups for distribution to schools and school children in the country "will only contribute to creating an “artificial” popularity for the President who has failed woefully to leave a concrete mark for Ghanaian school children to associate him with."

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