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Mass rape victim cries out: I’m pregnant

The controversy generated over the reported ‘mass’ rape of bus passengers travelling to Tamale on Monday, October 11, 2010 at a spot near Kintampo, during an armed robbery, seems far from over as the police have detained two persons believed to have broken the story on Adom FM

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Fire destroys Goods worth GH¢ 300,000

Imported merchandise and personal effects valued at GH¢300,000 were destroyed when fire raced through a five room house, which serves as warehouse and offices for the Celetial Gold Company Limited, at Abrepo, Kumasi. Power generators, photocopy machines, computers, colour postal printers, fridges, sewing machines, air conditioners, gas cookers, duplicating papers and cooking utensils were among items lost

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Police arrest woman for faking mass rape story

Amina Mohammed, the young woman who reported a highway robbery incident at Kintampo saying that the robbers ordered the male passengers to rape the female passengers, is in police custody. She has been arrested to help the police in their investigations

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Speaker directs investigation of UG Act

The Speaker of Parliament, Mrs Joyce Bamford Addo, has directed leadership of the House to investigate and report to the House on Tuesday November 2, 2010 an anomaly detected in the University of Ghana Act, Act 806. Section 8 of the Act is about the appointment of the Chairperson of the University of Ghana Council

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VRA To Spill Akosombo Dam Today

The Volta River Authority has confirmed that the Akosombo Dam would be spilled on Monday, November 1, to get rid of excess water which is threatening the dam. The spillage has become necessary due to the unprecedented rise in water levels in the last twenty years

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Gonja: Floods hit over 700,000 victims

The Interior Minister, Mr Martin Amidu, has described the flood situation in the country as a national disaster which calls for international assistance. After leading an official delegation to ascertain the degree of the disaster in the Gonja area, Mr Amidu described what he saw as a major crisis that had overwhelmed the country's ability to manage

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Forestry Commission to promote supply of legal timber

The Forestry Commission is collaborating with Tropenbos International, a forest development organization, to develop policy recommendations to enhance the production and trade of legal timber on the domestic market. Mr Alhassan Attah, Executive Director of the Timber Industry Development Division of the Commission, said

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Nana Konadu is not behind Fonkar

The Daily Post newspaper has the hardcore evidence which proves that Mrs. Konadu Agyemang Rawlings is not behind the formation of the ‘Friends of Konadu’ (FONKAR), the pressure group that has been at the fore-front of calls on her to contest the flag bearer slot of the NDC in the 2012 elections

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Abodakpi calls for respect and trust in NDC

Mr. Dan Kwasi Abodakpi, Ghana's High Commissioner for Malaysia, has underscored the need for members and supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to respect and trust one another. He said party faithful must endeavour to eschew all negative and divisive tendencies at all times, and to remain focused, resolute and committed to the ideals of the party

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Former Ghana President Kufuor Hails Peaceful Ivory Coast Vote

Former President, John Kufuor, says he is impressed with officials of Ivory Coast’s Independent Electoral Commission for conducting what he described as a peaceful vote Sunday. Mr. Kufuor, who is the co-chairman of the U.S.-based Carter Center poll observer mission to Ivory Coast, said the stability of the country will have a positive impact on the entire West African sub-region

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Even Jesus can’t fix Ghana’s economy in 18 month – Pratt

Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr, says the achievements of the Mills’ administration pales into insignificance compared to the magnitude of the job that needs to be done, and asserts that even if Jesus Christ was asked to govern Ghana, he cannot perform wonders with regards to improving the general economic outlook of the country within 18 months

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NPP supporters arrested over Konadu posters

Two supporters of the New Patriotic Party in the Eastern Region have been arrested by the police for allegedly circulating posters of Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings. The District Chief Executive of the Kwahu East who is also the chairman of the District Security Council caused the arrest of the two men

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Fight over Kufuor’s estate

Twenty children of the late business magnate and chief of Nkawie in the Ashanti Region, Bernard Mensah Kufuor, have mounted a legal challenge to how his numerous properties and huge foreign currency accounts in Ghana and abroad were vested in his niece and two of his children, 34 years after his death

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Man splits brother’s stomach open

A 40-year-old khebab seller is in the grips of the law for splitting open the stomach of his elder brother, with all his intestines gushing out, all because he suspected him of sleeping with his senior wife in Bolgatanga. He has also accused the elder brother of stealing his four cows

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