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Man stripped naked and lynched by unknown residents

A man believed to be about 25 years of age has been lynched in Adweso Mile -50 junction area in the Eastern Regional Capital, Koforidua. The naked body of the victim was found on the streets early Monday morning. Police investigators examination and inspection of the body revealed deep cuts on the right side of the head and also at ...

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We’re ready for ‘noise’ making NLC – UCC senior staff

Administrative work in some public universities has been disrupted as senior staff begin a nationwide strike. They are demanding better conditions of service and are also opposing moves to migrate them onto the payroll of the Controller and Accountant General. Chairman of the UCC branch of the association Charles Amos Odum told Starr News “the strike has started, we are ...

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Coronavirus: Ghanaians have let their guards down – GMA

The Ghana Medical Association says Ghanaians have let their guards down in the fight against COVID-19. According to the association, the fear factor needed to curb the spread of the deadly virus appears to have diminished with the political season setting in. “I am not happy with compliance and the medical association is also not happy with compliance,” deputy General Secretary ...

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Ghana’s PCR negative test remains three days before boarding flight – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the PCR negative test period before boarding a flight to Ghana remains three days despite calls for extension to at least five days. He explained that in view of the second wave of COVID-19 infections engulfing many countries in Europe and America, it was imperative for the nation to insist on the three-day period. “It is better to ...

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Dec polls: Live up to expectation – IGP to Police

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr James Oppong-Boanuh, has urged Police Officers and officers from other security services who will partake in election security for December 2020 to live up to the expectation of Ghanaians and the global community. “Ladies and gentlemen we are duty bearers. Our duties are governed by law. When discharged effectively, the people we serve would definitely ...

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Key suspect in murder of Prof Benneh dies at Police Hospital

A key suspect in the murder of a Law lecturer at the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor Yaw Benneh, has reportedly died at the Police Hospital in Accra. According to multiple news outlets, James Nana Womba, died on Saturday, October 16, 2020, after a short illness. “According to Police, he had been sick for a while and had been put ...

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Election Desk: Grading Jean Mensa’s EC, role of minor parties in 2020 polls – Gyampo’s take

Associate Professor at the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana, Ransford Gyampo is convinced that Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Jean Mensa is a change-maker who will transform the organisation. He maintains that aside the compiling of the voters register which he was disappointed madam Jean Mensa had gone through with, she has done astronomically well. Elaborating on reason he ...

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Contractors Inspect Parcel Of Land Released By Chiefs To Construct Fanteakwa South District Hospital

The wait and doubt is over, as the fanteakwa south district in the eastern region, a newly created district carved from the parent fanteakwa district has now been captured in the president’s district hospitals in the newly created districts across the country. Chiefs and traditional authorities in the district led by Osabarima Otu Darko IV, chief of Osino have released ...

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NPP confirms wife of murdered Mfantseman MP as parliamentary candidate

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has settled on Ophelia Hayford to succeed her murdered husband Ekow Quansah Hayford as the parliamentary candidate for the Mfantseman Constituency. In a letter sighted by Ghanaweb, the party called on the Electoral Commission to allow a 10-day extension of the nomination period within which the wife of the late Ekow Quansah Hayford would file ...

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