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COVID-19: Government’s free water ends Tuesday, June 30.

The government’s payment of water bills for all Ghanaians as part of the COVID-19 interventions is set to end on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. As part of measures to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in April announced that the government would absorb the water …

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Volta region gets 409 clusters for new voter registration centres

Dogbey Adukpo Selormey, Volta Regional Director of the Electoral Commission (EC) has said Tuesday’s start of the new voter’s registration exercise would be occasioned in 409 clusters across the region.He said officials of the Electoral Commission would work in each cluster for six days and move to another centre to …

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Mahama questions timing of military deployment to 4 border Regions

The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has condemned the deployment of security and military personnel to the Volta, Oti, Upper East and Upper West Regions. Former president John Mahama in a press release Sunday questioned “the unexplained security deployments to these border regions” which he said, “have clearly …

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FBI hunts 6 Nigerians for scamming $6m from 70 US businesses

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has published a list of its most wanted cybercriminals. At the top of the list are six Nigerian nationals who are wanted for their alleged involvement in a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scheme that defrauded over 70 different businesses in the United States …

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Emirates to evacuate stranded Ghanaians in Seoul July 2, 9

Ghana’s Embassy in Seoul has served notice to all stranded Ghanaians in South Korea of an Emirates flight billed to leave the country to Ghana amid the border closure.A Press Statement by the Embassy said”Arrangements have been made with Emirates Airlines for Ghanaians and legal permanent residents who are stranded …

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Instagram influencer arrested over $400m fraud

Dubai’s police force say they have arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity Raymond Igbalodely, known as Hushpuppi, on allegations of fraud amounting to $435m (£346m). In an operation police called “Fox Hunt 2”, 12 other people were arrested in six simultaneous raids in Dubai. Nearly two million people from different parts of …

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