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Former President John Mahama Raises Concerns Over Safety Protocols Following Train Accident on Tema-Mpakadan Railway Line

Former President John Mahama has raised concerns over the safety protocols following a train accident involving a newly imported train on its test run along the Tema-Mpakadan railway line. The incident occurred on April 18, 2024, prompting Mahama to question the adequacy of pre-operational checks. In a post on social …

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Government Initiates Rehabilitation of Key Roads in Ejisu Ahead of By-election

The government has commenced the restoration of crucial roads within communities in the Ejisu Municipality, with a commitment to completing the projects on schedule. Roads and Highways Minister, Francis Asenso Boakye, along with officials from the Ministry, inspected the ongoing projects on Thursday, April 18, and dismissed claims that the …

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Ministry of Interior Imposes Indefinite Curfew on Sampa Township in Bono Region Due to Chieftaincy Despute

The Minister for the Interior, Henry Quartey, has announced the imposition of a curfew on Sampa Township in the Jaman North District of the Bono Region. This decision, made on the advice of the Bono Regional Security Council, comes amidst ongoing tensions related to the Jaman chieftaincy dispute. The curfew, …

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Mallam Residents Protest Poor Road Conditions, Demand Asphalt Road

Residents of Mallam, particularly those along the ‘borla’ road within the Weija-Gbawe Municipality, took to the streets in protest on Thursday, demanding the asphalting of their 1km road. The protest, which saw around a hundred residents marching and carrying placards, was guarded by police officers. The residents’ grievances centered around …

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Court Adjourns Dafeamkepor’s Case on Anti-LGBTQI Bill to April 29

An Accra High Court has postponed the case involving a judicial review of the anti-LGBTQ Bill’s presentation for presidential assent. This delay allows lawyers representing MP Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor of South Dayi constituency to respond to the Attorney General’s (AG) documents opposing the application. During the court session on Thursday, April …

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Asantehene Kneels to Receive Blessings from Anglican Bishop in Kumasi

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, displayed a gesture of deep respect and reverence as he knelt before an Anglican Bishop during a memorial service in Kumasi. The service, held at St. Anne’s Anglican Church in Ashanti New Town, commemorated the late Oheneba Mensah Bonsu, Hiahene (1952-1998), a revered traditional …

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Former MASLOC CEO to be Extradited for 10-Year Jail Term – Deputy AG Tuah-Yeboah

Deputy Attorney General Alfred Tuah-Yeboah has announced that efforts are underway to extradite Sedina Tamakloe Attionu, the former CEO of MASLOC, back to Ghana to serve a 10-year prison sentence with hard labor. The High Court handed down the sentence on Tuesday, April 16, also sentencing Daniel Axim, the former …

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Mahama Calls on Akufo-Addo to Seek Council of State’s Guidance on Anti-LGBTQ Bill

Former President John Dramani Mahama has criticized President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s approach to the anti-LGBTQ bill, urging him to consult the Council of State for guidance. Speaking at a meeting with clergy and imams in Nelerigu, in the North East Region, Mr. Mahama described President Akufo-Addo’s decision not to …

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NSS Urges President Akufo-Addo to Sign National Service Bill into Law for Authority and Autonomy

The National Service Scheme (NSS) has appealed to President Nana Akufo-Addo to promptly sign the Ghana National Service Authority Bill 2024 into law to grant the secretariat authority and autonomy. This call was made during the policy launch on April 15, 2024. Osei Assibey Antwi, the Executive Director of NSS, …

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PURC Fines ECG Board Members GH¢5.8m Over ‘Dumsor’ Non-Compliance

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has levied a hefty fine of Five Million, Eight Hundred and Sixty-Eight Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHS 5,868,000.00) on former members of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) board who served between January 1 and March 18, 2024. This action was taken due to their …

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