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Mentally ill persons ‘take over’ Kumasi

Mentally ill persons have taken over the streets of Kumasi metropolis in the Ashanti region, raising concerns about the safety of pedestrians and road users. Residents say one is likely to find a lunatic roaming the streets within every 100-meter ...

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Interior Minister sets up nine-member committee to investigate police-military clashes

The Interior Minister Ambrose Dery has set up a nine-member committee to look into police and military clashes over the past five years. On May 16, some police and military personnel clashed in Tamale leading to personnel of the Ghana ...

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Local task force formed to mediate Naduni conflict in Chereponi

A 30-member local task-force has been formed to assist the Chereponi District Security Committee (DISEC) solve a land dispute between the Konkombas and the Anufors in the Naduni community of the Northern Region.The task-force is a representation of chiefs and ...

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One dead in shooting incident in Bawku

One person has been shot dead at Kariama, a suburb of Bawku following sporadic gunshots in the area on Tuesday. The event occurred between 11 and 12 midnight. The deceased is yet to be identified but is believed to be ...

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7 killed in floods

A 32-year-old medical doctor at the Ridge Hospital and six others were killed by floods on Monday night following torrential rains that hit some parts of the country. The affected areas were Teshie, Madina, Ashaiman, in Greater Accra Region and ...

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Decriminalise petty crimes – Justice sector stakeholders

Human rights activists and stakeholders in the justice sector have advocated that people who are involved in petty offences should not be treated as criminals or made to face imprisonment. They want offences such as petty stealing, unlawful entry, unlawful ...

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Fund to promote investigative journalism launched

The African Centre for International Law and Accountability (ACILA) has launched a fund to help promote investigative journalism in the country. Dubbed ACILA Investigative Journalism Fund (AIJF), the initiative seeks to provide grants to journalists to investigate issues of public ...

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Robbers take over Koforidua as Police demand money to investigate

Armed robbers in the early hours of Thursday took over the Koforidua township in the Eastern Region, robbing residents of their belongings. The groups of robbers simultaneously carried out the operation at various locations in the town wielding guns and ...

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Two female armed robbers, others arrested at Sepaase-Ewdaso

The Atwima Nwabiagya Municipal Police Command has arrested five (5) armed robbers at Sepaase-Edwaso in the Atwima Nwabiagya Municipal in the Ashanti. The name of the robbers are Isaac Frimpong 26, Kofi Bio 24, Jessica Asieduwaa 23, Agyeiwaa Kyere 17 ...

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Ghana Armed Forces arrests 3 Operation Vangaurd soldiers

Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has placed three soldiers attached to the Operation Vanguard team in the Western Region under arrest for extortion from illegal miners. The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has placed three soldiers attached to the Operation Vanguard team ...

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