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October 12, 2017 10:14 AM Lands Minister calls on Paramount Chief of Osu

Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, the Paramount Chief of Osu and President of the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs, has commended the government’s efforts to restore sanity into stool land administration. He said this would bring about peace, trust, respect and dignity, not only among stool land owners, but also cordiality between government, chiefs 29

October 12, 2017 7:28 AM Bimbilla: Adani Family fumes over Nakpa Naa burial, threatens action

The Andani Family, one of the two key factions in the long drawn-out conflict in the Northern Region town of Bimbilla, says it is disappointed with government for proceeding with plans to bury the late chief of Bimbilla Naa Salifu Dawuni despite calls to build consensus on the matter first. The Chief died almost three years ago, but threats of conflict 36

October 12, 2017 6:44 AM Fire guts house near gas station at Mankessim

On the dawn of Wednesday, fire gutted a household at Mankessim in the Central Region. Earlier reports had suggested that there was a gas explosion at a nearby filling station, but checks by Citi News’ Joseph Ackon-Mensah at the fire service revealed that, the fire outbreak was due to the negligence of a resident in a household near the said filling station 178

October 12, 2017 5:23 AM Togo Opposition Set for Renewed Round of Anti-Government Demonstrations

Gnassingbe administration fails to assuage mass discontent amid calls for the president’s resignation and major constitutional reform Togolese officials have reportedly issued restrictions on planned demonstrations scheduled to begin October 18. These actions, which have spread broadly across the West African state in recent months, have been a source 78

October 11, 2017 11:06 PM One of Liberia's main parties calls for halt to election results

MONROVIA (Reuters) - One of Liberia’s leading political parties called for a halt in announcing the result of Tuesday’s presidential election, citing irregularities in the vote. The Liberty Party, whose candidate Charles Brumskine was considered a front-runner to take over from Nobel Peace Prize winner Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, said it would consider taking 61

October 11, 2017 5:34 AM Workers on the Kejetia market project to lay down tools following threats

Source: Ghana I Nhyira FM I Ohemeng Tawiah Construction work on the Kumasi Kejetia Central Market Redevelopment Project could be heading for delays over a litigation between a private developer and project contractors. The Brazilian firm, Contracta Engineering, says its work is being interrupted by a private developer whose structure interferes with re-engineered 118

October 10, 2017 7:06 PM Plunging Kenya Into Crisis, Opposition Leader Drops Out Of Presidential Race

Raila Odinga, opposition leader for the National Super Alliance (NASA), has dropped out of the country's presidential election. A little more than two weeks before a re-run of a presidential election, Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga dropped a bombshell. During a press conference in Nairobi, he said he could not be sure that the Oct. 26 poll would 72

October 10, 2017 2:37 PM Three men speak about their fight with mental illness on World Mental Health Day

An exclusive survey for WalesOnline has shown that two thirds of people describe mental health services as 'poor' or 'very poor' One in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem in their lives - it could be an acquaintance, the person sitting next to you or it could be you. As part of World Mental Health Day, we're publishing a series 124

October 10, 2017 10:05 AM 200 Experts to assess safety standards at gas refill plants

“The NPA regulations state clearly that LPG plants must be sited 1,000 metres away from residential areas, while fuel stations are also to be sited 500 metres away, but operators of these plants are flouting the law. We want to get the necessary legal backing to empower the NPA to enforce these sanctions,” he stressed. The minister was speaking at the inauguration 21

October 10, 2017 7:12 AM Bugri Naabu slapped in the chest by former predecessor

Tensions are mounting in the Northern regional camp of the incumbent New Patriotic Party (NPP) following a scuffle between the Northern regional chairman, Bugri Naabu and his immediate predecessor, Haruna Tia. It all happened when an emergency meeting between President Akufo-Addo and regional executives turned out to be violent. Starr FM is reporting 33