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Sex workers clean up police station and donate items to cops

In a rare gesture, commercial sex workers cleaned two police stations and donated bedding materials for cells as the world marked the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. The sex workers under an umbrella body ‘Smart Ladies, ‘ cleaned the office of the local Officer Commanding Police Division (OCPD) …

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Terror attacks likely in Ghana – UK advices citizens

The UK government has issued a travel advice to its citizens intending to travel to Ghana to be extra careful because terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Ghana. “Attacks could be indiscriminate, including in places visited by foreigners,” the advice said. It explained further: “Terrorist groups …

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GRA to tax clothing allowance of bankers

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is set to tax clothing allowance of bankers in the country. A letter addressed to the Banking Association and sighted by Starr News noted an agreement has been reached over the move between the two bodies. “As was discussed in relation to taxation of clothing …

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Chaplain caught raping blind student in classroom

Tension is mounting between students and authorities at the Akropong School for the blind after a chaplain at the school was caught molesting a blind female student in a classroom. The students are angry at what they say is an attempt by the authorities to cover up the incident which …

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Journalists tour ultra-modern Eden Tree fruits and vegetables factory

Eden Tree, the leading producer and distributor of high–end fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs in Ghana, has opened the doors of its ultramodern and state of the art production site to some members of the Ghanaian media. On-site, the media was taken through critical production procedures and enlightened on what …

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Upper East health workers join calls for better conditions of service

The Upper East Health Service Workers Union (HSWU) of the Trade Union Congress has joined calls by their national leadership for the government to adhere to their pleas for better conditions of service. The group is accusing the government of neglecting their concerns which include promotion arrears and salary distortions …

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