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February 19, 2018 6:28 PM ‘Driverless scrap train’ crashes into vehicle at Tema [Photos]

A train under rehabilitation, on Monday evening, derailed around the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority close to the eastern gate of the Fishing Habour area in Tema, after running into a trailer. The collision occurred at the junction of the GHACEM road on Monday evening. An eyewitness, who gave his name as Kwesi Appiah, told Citi News that an onlooker 83

February 18, 2018 11:42 AM British stars set up anti-harassment fund

Harry Potter star Emma Watson has donated £1m to a new campaign aimed at helping those affected by harassment. The donation comes as nearly 200 female British and Irish stars have signed an open letter calling for an end to sexual harassment at work. Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Emma Watson are among the actors to sign the letter, published in the Observer 95

February 17, 2018 11:40 AM NAGRAT issues March 31 ultimatum over salary arrears

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has given the government up to the end of March to pay the salary arrears and allowances owed its members since 2013. The Association added that it will take a strong decision in protest if the government fails to meet the deadline. “At the end of March, when the issues are not addressed positively 113

February 16, 2018 3:00 PM AirtelTigo showers love on Adaklu Salvation Army, Tupaa MA Basic schools

With laughter and good cheer, pupils and teachers of Adaklu Abuadi Salvation Army School and Tupaa MA Basic School in the Volta and Greater Accra regions, celebrated Valentine’s Day, with telecom company, AirtelTigo. Staff of the company read to the pupils and donated school supplies, including exercise books, mathematical instruments, school bags, mugs among 95

February 15, 2018 7:10 AM Beware of robbers – Police caution mobile money operators

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has cautioned Mobile Money merchants and business owners to be wary of a gang of criminals targeting their businesses within the Kumasi metropolis. This comes after some unknown men launched series of attacks on mobile money merchants in the country. The most recent one resulted in the killing of a 31-year old operator 65

February 14, 2018 2:00 PM Jacques Prévert French School holds Open Day

Jacques Prévert French School on Saturday organized an open day for prospective parents who would like to have their wards admitted in the school. The session had some of the senior pupils take turns to show the parents round the school. Abou-Chedi Mansour, a ninth grader, sharing his opinion on the open day program, said the day gives an opportunity 335

November 30, 2017 10:58 AM 8 residents of Okaishie fined for indiscriminate dumping of waste

The Abeka Sanitation and Motor Court, has convicted eight persons for improper disposal of refuse at unauthorized places contrary to section 56 (a) and (b) of Act 851, of the Public Health Act 2012. The eight, who are residents of Okaishie and its environs in the Ashiedu Keteke Sub-metro, are Eneka Dokyi, Ebuka Nnora, Matthew Akrofi, Kofi Asare, Robert 71

November 28, 2017 7:51 AM Xi Jinping makes China’s toilets a number two priority

When Mao Zedong was building up support to eventually conquer China he famously declared: “A revolution is not a dinner party.” And Chinese president Xi Jinping’s mission to “revolutionise” the country’s toilets is certainly a far cry from hors d’oeuvres. Xi has stressed the need to upgrade China’s toilets in order to build a more civilised society and improve 96

November 1, 2017 11:07 PM DEC Urge Assembly Members To Promote Grassroot Participation

Mr Wilson Arthur, The District Chief Executives of Wassa East, has urged members of the Assembly to make it a habit to meet with their electorates before and after general assembly meetings to promote grassroots participation in local governance. This, he said, would enable the electorates to have a say and be informed about development issues in the district 95

November 1, 2017 1:16 PM Western Naval Base takes delivery of four class defence boats

The Minister of Defence, Mr Dominic Nitiwul on Tuesday commissioned four Chinese defender class boats for use by the Ghana Navy. The four boats constitute part of a grant from the Chinese government to Ghana to re-equip the Ghana Armed Forces. They were named after four former Chiefs of Naval staff who throughout their career offered distinguished service 168