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Teacher abuses 13-year-old girl

A teacher at Dimona Divine Junior High School at Santa Maria in the Greater Region, Pious Ocloo has been accused of abusing a 13-year old girl of the school, Weekend Today can report. Pius Ocloo who teaches Information Technology and Communication (ICT), Weekend Today gathered took advantage of the meekness …

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#NSMQ2017: Akufo-Addo congratulates Prempeh College

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has congratulated Prempeh College for winning the 2017 edition of the National Science and Maths Quiz. The President sent the congratulatory message via his official Twitter handle: which says “Congratulations to Prempeh College for winning #NSMQ2017″. He tweeted “Favourites from the start; they justified that …

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Family abandons 7-year-old HIV boy

A family at Koforidua Effiduase in the Eastern region has neglected a 7-year-old kindergarten Pupil with the HIV/AIDS virus. The boy (name withheld) contracted the deadly virus from his mother through child birth. Investigations by Starr News’ Eastern regional Correspondent, Kojo Ansah indicates that, family members have shirked their responsibility …

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SA man charged over breast milk ‘spying’

A woman has taken a male colleague to court in South Africa, alleging he secretly filmed her as she expressed breast milk at her workplace. The man, who has been been suspended by the University of Cape Town, is alleged to have set up a live link in a private …

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Sylvester Mensah declares intention to be President

The former Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr Sylvester Mensah has officially declared his intention to be President of Ghana on the wings of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). According to him, he is considering calls on him to contest the flagbearer position of the …

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Woyome tries to stop oral examination; SC to rule July 4

The Supreme Court will on July 4 rule on an application filed by businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome seeking to temporarily halt his oral examination by the Attorney General. The court on June 8 granted a request by the Attorney-General’s department to question the businessman on whether he owns properties, has the means of …

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Rawlings celebrates his birthday with children from Raising Readers

Admired for his contribution towards leading Ghana’s democracy and development, former President Jerry John Rawlings’ 70th birthday was celebrated by the entire country across all media platforms. To cap his memorable birthday week, he surprised over 600 children at Chorkor, a fishing community in the Ablekuma South constituency to read …

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MPs who took NLA cash can’t be punished – Parliament

Parliament cannot sanction members of the Finance Committee who received money from the National Lottery Authority (NLA) to deliberate on a Lottery Law, Director of Public Relations has stated. According to Kate Addo, members of the committee that benefited from the act belonged to the 6th parliament which ceased to …

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Gov’t, Unilever announce vision to transform palm oil plantation

Government and Unilever today announced a Joint Vision to transform the Twifo Oil Palm Plantation (TOPP) into a state-of-the-art sustainable palm oil plantation. Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and Unilever Global CEO, Paul Polman, agreed on a Joint Vision, outlining their support for the development of a sustainable palm oil industry …

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Special Prosecutor will end witch hunting allegations – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo says his government is determined to establish the Office of the Special Prosecutor because it will significantly boost government’s capacity to fight corruption. He said the proposed anti-graft institution will be independent and will not discriminate in the prosecution of persons involved in corrupt practices. Speaking to …

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