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March 16, 2018 2:00 PM Farmer jailed for slashing co-tenant with cutlass

A Circuit Court in Tarkwa has sentenced a farmer to four years imprisonment for slashing his co-tenant’s head and hand with a cutlass. Kojo Takyi, who was charged with causing harm, pleaded guilty to the offence and was convicted on his own plea. Police Chief Inspector Faustina Celestina Anaman, told the court presided over by Mr. Emnanuel Bart-Plange 107

March 15, 2018 6:34 AM ‘Shoot-to-kill galamseyers’ suggestion unfortunate – Aning

A security analyst, Dr. Kwesi Aning, has described as unfortunate suggestions by First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joseph Osei-Owusu for a shoot-to-kill approach in dealing with illegal miners in the country. According to him, the comment puts Ghana in bad light in terms of respect for human rights. Joseph Osei Owusu, who is also the Member of Parliament 140

March 14, 2018 3:14 PM Inflation increases to 10.6% in February

This represents a 0.3 percent rise in the inflation rate compared to the January 2018 inflation of 10.3 percent. Inflation measures the average change over time in the general prices of goods and services purchased by consumers within a particular period of time. The Acting Government Statistician, Baah Wadieh attributed the increase to the marginal 151

March 12, 2018 1:47 PM Extend war against filth to attitudinal change [Article]

The quest to make Accra the cleanest City in Africa is an illusion if attitudes are not consciously moulded with the ideals of godliness. Many people within the country’s capital have in the past one year shown an open disgust at the filth that engulfs the city. Some, including me, have even gone ahead to call for the head of Sanitation and Water Resources 120

March 7, 2018 5:28 AM Atta Kyea faces Parliament over flooding fears

The Minister for Works and Housing, Samuel Atta Akyea,would later today appear before Parliament to answer questions on how prepared government is to deal with floods associated with the onset of rains. Residents of the capital, Accra, mostly grapple with floods anytime it rains. The MP who filed the question, Kwame Agbodza, told Citi News the Minister’s 115

March 6, 2018 8:43 AM Tipper trucks were burnt by Operation Vanguard soldiers – Minister

The Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed, has distanced the Northern Regional Security Council from the actions of military personnel who are said to have set ablaze some earthmoving equipment belonging to sand winners in the Kumbugu District. A contingent of military personnel set fire to 14 tipper trucks and an excavator used for sand winning in the Dalun 110

March 5, 2018 3:08 PM PURC reduces electricity tariffs; 17.5% for homes, 30% for businesses

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), has announced a general reduction in electricity tariffs effective March 15, 2018. Residential customers per the new tariff cuts are to enjoy a 17.5% reduction, and 30% for non-residential customers. Those in the mining sector have also been given a 10% tariff cut, and 25% cut for Special Load Tariff 104

March 5, 2018 6:27 AM Shape of Water wins best picture at Oscars 2018

The Shape of Water has won the Oscar for best picture at the 90th Academy Awards, defeating strong competition from Get Out, Lady Bird and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri in what had been considered the closest Oscar race in many years. The award was presented by Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, who had been involved in last year’s mix-up over La La Land and Moonlight 125

March 3, 2018 9:19 AM Northern Region ready for business – Tamale Entertainment chief

For several years, sporadic conflicts in the north have detracted from the beauty of the region, leaving it with nothing but bad press. The situation has arguably rendered the area one of the highly impoverished regions in the country. But it appears that this period is phasing out as chiefs of Tamale are a staging a serious campaign to get investors 153

February 27, 2018 6:25 AM Auditor General wants to vet budget before parliamentary approval

The Auditor General, Daniel Domelevo, has recommended an amendment of the relevant legal framework to enable his office give an opinion on government budgets before they are approved by Parliament. Mr. Domelevo believes that when this happens, the budget will be streamlined to avoid needless expenditure. Mr. Domelevo, since coming into office has sought 95