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Dockets on 6 murder cases gather dust – families cry for justice

Dockets on six high profile murders that were perpetuated in certain communities between 2005 and 2012 continue to gather dust, as families and friends of the victims await justice.

Tema workers threaten to block BDCs

The Tema Ditrict Council of Labour (TDCL) has threatened to block the transportation of finished petroleum products by the Bulk Distribution Companies (BDCs) form the points of entry if the government fails to stock the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) with crude oil for processing within two weeks.

2,000 police to monitor NPP congress

Two thousand policemen are on stand-by for deployment to the 275 polling stations designated for the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP’s) presidential primary on Saturday October 18.

Govt for people (G4P) forum held in Kumasi

The government through the support of its development partners, has spent $260 million on vsrious water projects in the Ashanti Region

Probe stolen crude oil – Nigeria officially writes to Ghanaian counterparts

Diplomatic relations between Ghana and Nigeria is said to be under threat following the failure of Ghana to officially order investigations into the activities of Saltpond Offshore Producing Company (SOPC), which has been accused of laundering stolen Nigerian crude to Europe.

Fire – 25 perish in 7 months

Twenty-five people lost their lives in 2,859 fire outbreaks recorded in the first seven months of this year.

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Government sharing fertilizer to NDC farmers – Minority NPP claims

The minority Caucus in Parliament has accused government of political discrimination in the distribution of fertilizers to farmers across the country.

Wife cages husband, 70, for 4 months without food and water

Continuous wailing and shouting for help by a 70-year-old man after being abandoned and locked up in a boy’s quarters for more than four months by his wife without food and water has finally been heard by residents of ACP Estates near Pokuase in the Ga West Municipality of the Greater Accra Region.

Squatters seize Adentan Housing

Squatters are gradually invading the Adentan Housing community, a well planned residential area in Accra, with illegal structures without building permits.

I won’t vote for Nana or Alan – Kufuor

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has decided not to take part in his party’s National Delegates’ Conference to be held on Saturday 18 October to elect a flagbearer for the 2016 general elections.

Otumfuo endorses sanitation day

The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has sanctioned government’s policy of introducing National Sanitation Day to help deal with the sanitation challenges in the country.

Soldier arrested for murder

A 32-year-old Corporal, David Azalekor of 4 Infantry Battalion (4BN), Kumasi, has been arrested by the Police Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in connection with the weekend attack on two soldiers, resulting in the death of one of them in front of the Teshie Military Academy in Accra.