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March 14, 2018 2:24 PM E/Region: Robber, another jailed for escaping lawful custody

The Akuapem Mampong Circuit Court in the Eastern Region, has sentenced a robbery suspect who escaped lawful custody for ten and three years to run concurrently. The other convict, also a robbery suspect, was jailed three years for escaping lawful custody, but pleaded guilty for robbery. Richard Amoah, Herman Aseidu and Daniel Ansah, who were all arrested 113

February 20, 2018 3:30 PM Koforidua court adjourns Akuapem chieftaincy case to March 8

The case involving the Republic vrs Nana Afua Nketia Obuo II and twelve others at the Koforidua High Court, has been adjourned. One of the factions in the Akuapem chieftaincy dispute is facing a contempt of court suit for defying a court injunction which was restraining both factions from engaging in any chieftaincy activities. The dispute follows the death 80

February 16, 2018 5:30 AM COCOBOD condemns takeover of cocoa lands by rubber plantation

The Ghana COCOBOD has condemned the recent and continuous destruction of cocoa plantations by illegal mining companies. The cocoa regulator has also bemoaned the sale of cocoa farm lands to rubber plantation investors by land owners. Some cocoa farmers in the Eastern Region have threatened to embark on a demonstration to register their displeasure over the destruction 96

October 2, 2017 10:51 AM Don’t pay for Nana Addo’s visit – O.B Amoah to MMDAs

The Deputy Minister for Local Government, O.B Amoah, has charged Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Northern part of the country not to pay an amount of GH¢5,000 each as a contribution towards President Nana Akufo-Addo’s visit to those areas. The Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives’ (MMDCEs) caucus of the Northern 40

September 12, 2017 6:14 AM Free SHS is not about politics

President Nana Akufo-Addo says the decision to implement the Free SHS policy was not influenced by a desire to score political points, but by the need to offer opportunities for Ghanaians, especially the deprived and marginalised. “The Free Senior High School policy continues to be controversial; some people are determined to make politics out of it. “For me, it is not about 45

August 30, 2017 9:01 AM Presbyterian Church of Ghana appoints new Acting Moderator

The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana has appointed the Ga Presbytery Chairperson Reverend Victor Oko Abbey, as the acting Moderator. He takes over from Reverend George Opare-Kwapong, Akuapem Presbytery Chairman, who was appointed to act as the substantive Moderator Reverend Professor Cephas Narh Omenyo is on sick leave. Per the standing 60

August 20, 2017 4:51 PM PUC admits first batch of students in Master of Education

Akropong (E/R), Aug. 20, GNA - Presbyterian University College (PUC) has admitted 264 students as the first batch of students for its Master of Education (M.Ed) studies programme, which is affiliated to the University of Cape Coast. The M.Ed programme is being offered on three campuses of the PUC namely Akropong, Abetifi and Kumasi and has electives 17

August 16, 2017 4:52 PM GRA Closes Down Two Hotels Over Tax Infractions

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has shut down two hotels in Accra for failure to issue VAT/NHIL invoices. This follows investigations conducted by the BNI that showed only 3 out of 42 businesses issue VAT invoices to customers who patronized goods and services. The hotels; Adeko and New Haven which are among the 42 investigated, will face various degrees 40

June 30, 2017 8:29 AM Philanthropist calls for support for the deprived

A philanthropist who doubles as a legal consultant and a pastor , Mr Kwabena Ankamah has called for support for the deprived in society. Mr Kwabena Ankamah made the call when the Kwabena Ankamah Family Foundation presented 120 bedsheets and 40 baby shawls to the Tetteh Quarshie Memorial Hospital maternity ward at Mampong-Akuapem. The items were to help the Hospital 95

June 20, 2017 7:43 AM Two die from electrocution in the Eastern Region

Two persons have died from electrocution in the Eastern region. The deceased are Agya Kofi, a popular welder at Somanya and a man identified only as Charles at Asuoyaa. According to reports, Agya Kofi, was electrocuted at his mechanic shop while working on a Taxi on Monday. Charles was, however, electrocuted at Asuoyaa in the Akuapem North municipality 38