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UE/R: Snake bites Police recruit whilst defecating in Bush

One of the recruits at the Police Public Safety Training School (PPSTS) in the Upper East region has suffered a snakebite whilst answering the call of nature in the bush at night. A chronic water crisis at the school has ...

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Ghana to host 2018 World Press Freedom Day

Ghana has agreed to host the global celebration of the 2018 World Press Freedom Day, following a request by the United Nations. It will be the first global celebration of the event to be held in Africa and will be ...

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Committee invites Martin Amidu over Special Prosecutor Bill

The Chairman of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee of Parliament, Ben Abdallah, has said that they have invited former Attorney General, Martin Amidu to appear before to committee to present his recommendations on the office of the Special Prosecutor ...

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UE/R: Drama at Palace as Elder ‘challenges’ Chief

An elderly man dipped his hand in a snake pit and got bitten by committing what was considered an affront without a cause to the authority of a paramount chief who also, in swift response, hammered him back without a ...

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Arrest, prosecute landlords who don’t have toilets in their houses – Minister order

If you are a landlord in the Upper East Region but do not have a toilet in your house, or, you are fond of engaging in open defecation, then you should be prepared for prosecution. The regional minister, Rockson Ayine ...

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NHIA condemns co-payment system by service providers

National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has strongly condemned co-payment system by some service providers describing the act as illegal and a violation of a memorandum of understanding it has signed with service providers. The co-payment system was adopted by some ...

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Bolgatanga: ECG Youth Ministry holds District Youth Camp

The Bolgatanga District Youth Ministry of Evangelical Church of Ghana (ECG) in the Upper East Region will today, September 6, 2017 hold a three-day youth camp at Soe, a suburb of Bolgatanga. Bolgatanga District Youth Coordinator, William Jalulah, who disclosed ...

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Two brothers drown at Kasena-Nankana; mother collapses

Members of Pungu, a community in Kasena/Nankana East that have over the past 15 years asked for government’s assistance in the construction of a bridge over a river that runs through the community, were thrown into a state of mourning ...

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MFWA tells GJA: Stop undermining investigative, anti-corruption reporting

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has questioned the basis of a statement released by the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) that seeks to undermine investigative and ant-corruption reporting by the Ghanaian media. The GJA in a statement signed by ...

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I’m also a northerner, let’s forgive William Agyapong Quaitoo – Bambangi pleads

Dr. Sagre Bambangi, a deputy minister for the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in-charge of Annual Crops, has pleaded for an end to criticisms directed at his embattled colleague minister who resigned this week following his ethnocentric and insulting comments ...

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