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December 10, 2017 3:19 PM Six die in car crash on Suhum-Nsawam road

According to the Ayensuano District Commander, DSP Charles Ahiamale, the truck was carrying a container loaded with logs from Kumasi to Accra. Speaking to Citi News, DSP Charles Ahiamale said container fell off the truck on the outskirts of Teacher-Mante causing havoc as the first vehicle, a Toyota Land Cruiser run into it. This first crash did not result 3

December 7, 2017 2:55 PM GFA to regulate activities of Football Academies

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced they will soon introduce guidelines to regulate the activities of Football Academies in the country. At the moment, there is no proper regulatory framework for setting up a football academy, a situation that exposes young and desperate footballers to scrupulous football agents. GFA president Kwesi Nyantakyi 6

December 4, 2017 12:14 PM GRA official grabbed for stealing GH¢2m

Fuseini Hamza, a 41-year-old cashier at the Small Tax Office of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in Tamale, has appeared before a Tamale High Court for allegedly stealing an amount of GH¢2,043,774.30 belonging to the state. He was charged with two counts of stealing, contrary to Section 124(1) of Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29), and money laundering 11

December 4, 2017 11:19 AM Students angry over schools’ closure for Asantehemaa’s funeral rites

Some students in the Kumasi Metropolis are displeased with the suspension of classes today [Monday], in line with activities put in place by the Manhyia Palace for the observation of the final funeral rites of the late Asante Queen Mother, Afia Kobe Ampem II. Students reported to school this morning only to be told there will be no teaching and learning 11

December 3, 2017 5:06 PM Kumasi schools to close down over late Asantemaa’s funeral rites

Schools in the Kumasi Metropolis and the Asokore Mampong Municipality in the Ashanti Region will be closed on Monday, December 4, 2017 to pave way for the commemoration of the final funeral rites of the late Asantemaa in the region. This was announced by the Ashanti Regional Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) in a statement. In the statement 11

December 3, 2017 12:12 PM Fire Service blames near explosion at Mamba gas station on electrical fault

The Ghana National Fire Service has blamed the near gas explosion at the Mamba Gas filling Station on the Odorkor Mallam road on an electrical fault. The fire, which started at about 9:00pm on Thursday, was brought under control by the timely intervention of the staff of the station. The PRO of the Ghana Service, Prince Billy Anaglatey speaking to Citi News, stated 11

December 2, 2017 6:00 AM Ghana’s local fish supply to increase by 100,000 tonnes

Government is seeking to increase the local fish supply by 100,000 metric tonnes by 2018. This is in line with the objective of reducing the country’s overdependence on imported fish. The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, who disclosed this also maintained that the effort will correct the balance of trade deficit that Ghana 13

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 19

November 27, 2017 1:28 PM Italian PM to visit Ghana today, French President Thursday

French President, Emmanuel Macron, will be in Ghana on Thursday, November 30, for a day’s visit. Macron’s visit forms part of his tour of Africa since becoming President earlier in 2017. Prior to that, Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, is also expected to be in Ghana today, Monday, November 27, for a day’s visit. Macron’s Africa tour which begins 31

November 27, 2017 6:05 AM Miss South Africa is crowned Miss Universe 2017

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe 2017. Nel-Peters beat out first runner-up Miss Colombia Laura González and second runner-up Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett for the crown Sunday night in Las Vegas. Nel-Peters, 22, recently earned her degree in business management at North-West University. During a pre-taped interview 29