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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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Circulation of new cedi notes starts today

The upgraded and security-enhanced banknotes of the Bank of Ghana would be made available to the public for use as a medium of exchange from today, May 6. The central bank had said in a statement issued in April that the upgraded banknotes will have enhanced security features in line …

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Mentally challenged man kills pregnant woman, cooks her body

Angry residents of Muramura Community in Kwahu South District of the Eastern Region on Sunday lynched and set fire into the body of a 29-year-old mentally derailed Kofi Sammy for allegedly killing a 28-year-old pregnant Woman Alimatu Karim and mutilating parts of her body for food. Both bodies have been …

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Minister vows to clamp down on shoddy road construction

Roads and Highways Minister, Kwesi Amoako Atta, has vowed to wipe out all shoddy road contractors from the system. He said flushing out contractors that spearhead poor road infrastructure will ensure that the country’s roads and bridges are of the highest quality. “Under my watch, we are coming up with …

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Families of Takoradi kidnapped girls call off demonstration

A planned demonstration by the families of the three Takoradi kidnapped girls has been called off, a spokesperson has said. According to the families, the Police are being proactive now by providing them with liaison officers to update them on the case. They have also given credit to NGO – …

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Ruiz ‘nervous’ ahead of Joshua clash

Heavyweight contender Andy Ruiz Jr. will get a second and wholly unexpected world title opportunity. Ruiz, bidding to become the first Mexican to win a heavyweight world title, will step in on short notice to challenge Anthony Joshua for his three major belts on June 1 (DAZN) at Madison Square …

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