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The Suame Police in Kumasi are hunting for one Dacosta for allegedly pouring hot water on his friend. The victim, identified as Ebenezer Frimpong, suffered severe body burns so he was rushed to the hospital. Dacosta after committing the crime fled from the scene, and he has since gone into hiding to escape arrest. The unthinkable incident happened at Kronum Abuohia near Kumasi on Sunday, June 30, 2024 around 12pm. The Suame Divisional Police, who are handling the case, said they have commenced investigations already. “On 30/6/24 about 1700 hours, Ebenezer Frimpong, aged 30, of Kronun Abuahia with burns all…

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The Supreme Court of Ghana would today Wednesday July 3, 2024, hear an application filed by broadcast journalist, Richard Dela Sky Esq, to challenge the constitutionality of the Human Sexual Rights and Family Values Bill, passed by the country’s Parliament. The said Bill is yet to become Law because it has not been accented to by President Akufo-Addo. It seeks to criminalize all form of LGBT practices and activities and further prescribes jail terms for consensual gay adults, advocates, allies and sponsors of LGBT persons and activities in Ghana. Richard Sky, in his application, is praying the Supreme Court to…

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The Minister for Local Government, Decentralization and Rural Development, Martin Adjei-Mensah-Korsah, has called for stakeholder collaboration in solving urban mobility and accessibility challenges. At the Urban Mobility forum held in Accra, the Minister indicated that the forum accords them the opportunity as experts, practitioners and stakeholders within the urban mobility and accessibility space to share insights and ideas to foster sustainability of urban mobility and accessibility with a focus on GAMA. “ I recalled one of the subject matters highlighted was the challenges of urban mobility and accessibility in our towns and cities. It is therefore refreshing to see all…

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Professor of Political Science and Founding Director of the Centre for European Studies at the University of Ghana, Prof Ransford Edward Gyampo has said he supports the proposed Legislative Instrument (L.I) by Government led by Trade and Industry Minister, K.T Hammond in connection to the continuous high increment in cement prices. To him, the LI when it gets laid and passed by Parliament would bring sanity in the pricing system, and stop unpatriotic citizens who take advantage of the system and economic situation to milk others unnecessarily. READ ALSO: ‘University Girls Chaser’ Gyampo Appointed Pentecost Church Elder “We can’t allow unpatriotic…

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Former President John Dramani Mahama, who is seeking another term in office has revealed plans to focus on building low-cost housing for Ghanaians when elected. Speaking during a meeting with executives of the National Tenants Union, flag bearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), emphasized that housing is a crucial need that his government will address. He explained, his plan includes a particular focus on low-cost housing for nurses, teachers, civil servants, doctors, and anyone with a steady income, ensuring that no one is left behind. Mr. Mahama underscored the importance of offering social housing that is truly affordable…

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Verifiable figures and data from the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) disprove baseless gossips that the Scheme would collapse and deplete its reserves within the next twelve years. Rather, the figures indicate that SSNIT is raking in more contributions that it is paying out in pensions and also 95 percent of its investments across several sectors are making huge gains and paying dividends. Gossips of an approaching collapse of SSNIT went viral after some politicians added a spin to reports of the 2017 to 2020 actuarial valuation by the Actuarial and Social Protection Unit of the International Labor…

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Syndicated Entertainment Solution (SES) has partnered the National Lottery Authority (NLA) and the Gaming Commission to launch the Ghana Gaming and Lottery Awards. The Awards is intended to recognize and promote compliant and responsible gaming for players in the lottery and gaming industry. The Ghana Gaming and Lottery Awards, according to SES, will encourage stakeholders in the gaming and lottery industry to be people and national development centered by ensuring responsible participation in the gaming space. READ ALSO: 10% Gaming Tax: Bettors Threaten To Join The NDC Youth Wing Picket Director of SES, Manuella Frempomaa Ansong, at the launch of the…

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The Data Protection Commission (ADC), operating under the Ministry of Communications and Digitalization (MoCD), recently spearheaded a two-day consultative stakeholder Validation Workshop in collaboration with Smart Africa, GIZ, the National Communications Authority (NCA), and the Cyber Security Authority (CSA), along with other key partners to finalize Ghana’s National Data Strategy. The two-day workshop, held at the Alisa Hotel from June 27-28, 2024, convened key stakeholders from the data ecosystems of Ghana and Benin. The participants shared experiences and insights, discussed challenges, and identified opportunities for their respective National Data Strategies. This workshop aimed to serve as a blueprint for the…

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Former National Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Samuel Awuku is optimistic the party will defeat the opposition National Democratic Congress(NDC) in the 2024 polls based on its solid record. He intimates that the NPP has outweighs its political opponents in terms of policies and performance and will defeat them on this ground. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 2024 International Young Democrat Union (IYDU) Conference in Accra on Friday, June 28, 2024, the former National Youth Organiser and current Parliamentary Candidate for Akuapem North Constituency maintained the superiority of the NPP’s message over the NDC. READ…

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Vice President Mahamadu Bawumia, flag-bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the 2024 elections, has officially informed leadership of the Majority Caucus in Parliament of his nomination of 56-year-old Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh alias Napo, the Minister for Energy, as his running mate. The announcement, following months of speculation and closed-door consultations, took place during a meeting between Vice President Bawumia and leadership of the Majority Caucus at his official residence on Friday, June 28th, 2024. “Our party leader, H.E. Dr. Bawumia, met with the leadership of the majority caucus of Parliament and conveyed that Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh…

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