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President commissions new US$64.7 million

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Wednesday commissioned the Pokuase Bulk Supply Point (BSP) Substation to increase reliability of power supply to homes, businesses and industrial plants in the northern parts of Accra. With a total capacity of 580 Mega Volt Ampere (MVA), the 330 KVA Pokuase BSP, the fifth in …

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President commissions GH¢15M paper factory at Gomoa-Nyamenadom

The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, ended his two-day working visit to the Central Region with the commissioning of a GH¢15,000,000. 00 paper factory for Lesdy Company Limited at Gomoa-Nyamenadom. Sited on a 1.6-acre land, about 20 minutes’ drive from the Kasoa toll booth, the company is licensed …

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President inspects 2,400MT capacity Oil Palm Mill under 1D1F

  President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has inspected a 2,400MT capacity Central Oil Mills Company Limited at Jukwa Mfuom and Ansamanso in the Hemang -Lower- Denkyira District of Central Region. The factory at Asamanso and the expansion work at Mfuom in the Heman-Lower-Denkyira District are about 95 percent and 90 …

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Police investigates Shatta Wale’s alleged gunshot-attack

The Ghana Police Service has begun a search for popular Ghanaian dancehall musician, Shatta Wale, following an alleged gunshot-attack. A statement released by the Ghana Police Service Monday said they had taken steps to ascertain the whereabouts of the multiple award-winning Reggae and Dancehall muscian who was currently missing. “The …

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Police arrests Funny Face

The Police on Monday, at 2214 hours, arrested Benson Nana Yaw Oduro Boateng, popularly known as, “Funny Face,” for allegedly threatening some people via Social Media platforms. A news brief from the Police, said due to the history of Funny Face, it “shall submit him to the court for an …

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Ninety-one killed in road crashes within nine months in the WR

Ninety-one people have been killed through road accidents in the Western Region between January and September this year, as against 78 in 2020. Out of the figure, 75 were males against 16 females, according to Nana Akua Ansaah, the Regional Director of Road Safety Authority. She said the Region also …

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John Mahama’s ‘Thank You’ tour lands in Volta on Monday

The nationwide ‘Thank You’ tour across the country by former President John Dramani Mahama, is expected to land him in the Volta Region in Ho, next Monday. A statement signed by Kafui Agbleze, Volta Regional Communications Director of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), and copied to the Ghana News Agency …

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President mourns Kofi Adda

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, expressing his condolences to the family of Mr Joseph Kofi Adda, said the former Aviation Minister and Member of Parliament for Navrongo Central will be remembered for his diligence and forthrightness. Mr Adda, 65, died in Accra on Wednesday, October 13, at a hospital in …

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Residents of Navrongo in shock over Kofi Adda’s demise

The residents of Navrongo Central in the Upper East Region are in shock following news of the sudden demise of Mr Joseph Kofi Adda, their former Member of Parliament. The residents, on hearing the news on Thursday, went into a state of mourning, creating a relatively quiet atmosphere in the …

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Court orders arrest of banker over stolen $550,000

An Accra Circuit Court has issued bench warrant for the arrest of a bank official who allegedly abetted with a businessman to steal $550,000 from his employers. The court ordered the arrest of a 33-year old Kelvin Kwesi Koomson for failing to appear before it when the matter was called. …

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Manual operations responsible for School Feeding challenges

Mrs Gertrude Quashigah, National Coordinator, School Feeding Programme (SFP) has attributed challenges facing the Programme to manual operations. She said monitoring and evaluation of the Programme, a key activity involving data collection, was done manually. Mrs Quashigah said this when World Food Programme (WFP) presented 300 Samsung Digital Tablets to …

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Commercial drivers must at least pass BECE Mathematics – Akpaloo

A pass in Mathematics at the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) level should be part of the requirements for acquisition of driver’s license, Mr Kofi Akpaloo, Founder and Leader of Liberal Party Ghana, (LPG) has suggested. Mr Akpaloo therefore called on the Driver Vehicle and Licensing Authority (DVLA) to ensure …

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