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3rd Oct 1414:09

Revenue from property rates could secure financial independence for Assemblies

Revenues from property rates could reduce the over-dependence of Municipal and District Assemblies in the Volta region on the District Assemblies Common Fund.

3rd Oct 1414:03

Nigerians warned against fake voters’ cards

Mr Moses Owharo, President of Nigerian Community in Ghana, on Friday cautioned Nigerians in Ghana against the acquisition of fake Nigerian voters identification cards in Ghana for next years presidential election in Nigeria.

3rd Oct 1413:57

Lack of area photos delay street naming exercise

Although the deadline for the street naming exercisehas ended, some assemblies in the Western Region could not complete the exercise due to some difficulties.

3rd Oct 1413:33

China backs Hong Kong leader amid resignation calls

The official newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party backs Hong Kong's embattled leader against calls to resign from thousands of pro-democracy protesters.

3rd Oct 1413:31

Crime suspects need fair treatment - Police Commander

Chief Superintendent Kaletse Tefutor, Bawku Divisional Commander of the Ghana Police Service, on Wednesday advocated fair treatment to crime suspects in police custody once they had not proven guilty by any competent court.

3rd Oct 1413:27

Five new Ebola infections per hour in Sierra Leone - Charity

A leading charity on Thursday warned that the current rate of five new Ebola infections per hour in Sierra Leone has brought the country's health care system to a breaking point.

3rd Oct 1413:27

Student wins Newmont Excellence Award

A fourth year student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has won the 2014/2015 Newmont Ahafo Development Foundation (NADeF)/Liebherr Excellence Scholarship Award.

3rd Oct 1413:25

Human activities destroying water bodies - WRC Human activities destroying water bodies - WRC

Participants at a days workshop organized by the Water Resource Commission, have identified inhuman activities as the main factor destroying most of the countrys water bodies.

3rd Oct 1413:20

Muslims charged to educate members Muslims charged to educate members

Muslim leaders have been charged to propagate messages in the Quaran that emphasise on good conduct, and educate the Muslim community against corruption.

3rd Oct 1413:17

Marie Stopes International opens office in Takoradi Marie Stopes International opens office in Takoradi

Ms Gladys Brew, National Co-ordinator of Safe Motherhood, said pregnancies should be decisions of choice and not chance, to avoid the many unsafe abortions and their related maternal and infant mortality cases across the country.

3rd Oct 1413:16

Afghan attorney general reopens Kabul Bank scandal investigation

The Afghan Attorney General's Office confirmed Thursday reopening a multi-million-dollar bank fraud case after the country's newly-elected president ordered an investigation into a 2010 scandal that almost brought the financial sector to collapse.

3rd Oct 1413:10

Peasant Farmers advocate for Cattle Ranching Law Peasant Farmers advocate for Cattle Ranching Law

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), has advocated for the passage of a Cattle Ranching Law to help check the destruction of farms by herds.

3rd Oct 1413:04

Parliament approves, but flays Spio- Garbrah Parliament approves, but flays Spio- Garbrah

Parliament on Thursday approved Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, as Trade and Industry Minister, but scathed him on his posture and attitude on his appearance before the Appointments Committee.

3rd Oct 1413:03

Fifteen die in Bulgarian explosives factory blast

A blast in a Bulgarian explosives factory killed 15 people, civil protection chief Nikolay Nikolov said Thursday.

3rd Oct 1412:50

Queen mothers appeal to women to participate in assembly elections

The Western Regional Queen Mothers Association (QMA) has appealed to women, especially those in the Region, to file for nominations and offer themselves for elections when the Electoral Commission (EC) sets the date for the Metropolitan, Municipal and District assembly election.

3rd Oct 1412:45

MTN to provide free services to mark festival

The Western Regional branch of MTN Ghana is to provide internet services for the public to access information free as part of activities to mark its month long festival to be observed this October.

3rd Oct 1412:38

COCOBOD Farmers’ Scholarship Scheme, Not a Fluke

The Central Regional Chief Farmer, Nana Kwesi Fori, has debunked allegations that the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) Farmers Scholarship Trust was a fluke, as was being speculated by some members of the public.

3rd Oct 1412:35

Wassa Fiase Tradional Council holds general meeting

The President of Wassa Fiase Traditional Council, Osagyefor Dr. Kwamena Enimil VI, has said the Great Asamankoman Royal family has resolved to end the long standing chieftaincy dispute in the family.

3rd Oct 1412:11

Rubber tapper thief jailed 36 months Rubber tapper thief jailed 36 months

A Tarkwa Circuit Court on Thursday sentenced a 36- year-old raw rubber tapper , Ebo Justice, to 36 months imprisonment in hard labour for stealing raw rubber valued 2,00 Ghana cedis.

3rd Oct 1412:05

Court grants two men bail for fraud Court grants two men bail for fraud

Two men from Bakado in Sekondi, Shaban Karim, 25-year old mechanic and Mohammed Tanko, 20, a mason, have been granted bail in the sum of 16,000 Ghana cedis with two sureties to be justified by the Tarkwa Circuit Court for attempting to sell fake gold.

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