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We only retaliated after Alavanyo youth started firing – Police

The police are accusing the youth of Alavanyo Dzogbedze of starting the fight that resulted in the death of two residents. Two young people from the area died, while ix persons sustained injuries after they allegedly engaged a military-police team in a gun battle over the weekend. The Volta Regional …

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2 dead in crossfire between military, assailants at Alavanyo

Police in the Volta Region have confirmed to Joy News the death of two residents of Alavanyo Dzogbedze who were caught up in a crossfire between the military and some unknown assailants. Narrating the incident to the AM Show on MultiTV, Volta regional police commander, DCOP Francis Doku said the …

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MiDA commits $212m to reform power distribution sector

The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has announced a series of projects and initiatives that will transform and modernise the country’s power distribution sector, following a take-over of ECG by private operator Power Distribution Services (PDS) by February 1. The Authority is committing some $212million in the third year of the …

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Where is NAM 1? Conflicting reports inundate media

Conflicting reports about the whereabouts of wanted Chief Executive of troubled gold dealership, Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah, is setting the stage for severe media speculation. While some reports indicate that NAM 1, as he is popularly known, has been arrested in Dubai over a botched gold transaction, others report that …

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MPs shouldn’t be ministers – GIMPA Rector advocates

The Rector of Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) has advocated that contrary to the current provision in the constitution, Members of Parliament (MP) should not be appointed ministers. Prof. Philip Ebow Bondzi-Simpson speaking at the maiden Constitution Day lecture said burdening one person with the responsibility of …

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Constitution Day is important for introspection – Oppong Nkrumah

The Information Minister has defended government for setting aside a day for national introspection on the country’s Fourth-Republican constitutional democracy. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said the Constitution Day is not a day for mere fanfare but called on all to reflect on the constitutional democratic journey of the country. Speaking to …

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Gabon military ‘seizes power’

Military says it has seized power in oil-rich Gabon, where the ailing leader’s family has ruled for 50 years. Soldiers in the west African country of Gabon say they launched a coup “to restore democracy”. They took control of the national radio station in the early hours of Monday to …

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