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Asiakwa: Headmaster dead after attack by six teenagers

Four teenagers suspected to be attackers of George Somuah Bosompem, the headmaster of the Salvation Army Basic School at Asiakwa in the Eastern Region, who died on May 3, have been remanded in Police custody. Two others are currently on the run. The Daily Graphic reported that the four; Richard Anani, …

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Furore over Otumfuo’s statue: Threat to public art?

On buildings, billboards and in the streets of Kumasi, Otumfuo’s image never fails to show up. His 15-feet high, 3-year-old bronze effigy is the jewel of the Airport Roundabout. The Garden City of Kumasi, traditionally adorned with effigies of past royals has never seen such banter among residents over an issue …

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Panic as dozens of soldiers storm Damongo

About 200 hundred military personnel have made a surprise entry into Damongo, the capital of the Savanna Region. The arrival of the armed soldiers have caused panic among residents in the new regional capital as authorities appear clueless of their mission. Damongo is a chieftaincy hot-spot and highway robbery hotbed. …

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Four submit bids for Ghana-Burkina Faso railway project

Four out of 16 firms that expressed interest in the Ghana-Burkina Faso interconnectivity railway project between the port of Tema and Ouagadougou have successfully submitted their qualification documents. They are the China Railway Construction Engineering Limited, Frontline Consortium, China Railway Number 10 Consortium and African Global Development. The remaining 12  …

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Asantehene urged to make Asanteman a model state

A former Bishop of Kumasi Diocese of the Methodist Church has urged Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, to commit to further progress of the Ashanti Region. Rev Nuh Ben Abubakar said despite the Asantehene’s achievements over his 20-year reign, there is more to accomplish.  He spoke at a special service …

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