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Galamseyers desecrate cemetery, re-bury corpses in mass grave!

Source: graphic.com.gh Illegal miners are reported to have mined the community cemetery at Kukuaville near Bameanko in the Jomoro District of the Western Region in an overnight operation. They have consequently reburied the exhumed bodies and bones in a mass grave to pave way for their activities. Reports reaching Graphic Online indicate the illegal miners are headed towards the Kukuaville ...

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Pupils in Mion district study under huts for years!

The 13 April 2017Source: mynewsgh.com Pupils in Mion district study under huts for years The inability of the Mion District Assembly to provide classroom blocks for Tuya and its surrounding communities is putting the future of several school going children in jeopardy. The children have the desire to be in school in order to pursue their dreams of becoming useful ...

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Creation of Oti region out of Volta region, first meeting held

The chiefs and people of eight districts and four traditional areas in the northern sector of the Volta Region have held the first consultative conference in pursuit of the creation of a new region as proposed by both the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) during the campaign in the last election. The districts are Jasikan, ...

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Don’t refer to Old Fadama as Sodom and Gomorrah – Residents

Source: classfmonline.com Residents of Old Fadama have warned that the settlement should not be referred to as Sodom and Gomorrah as it tarnishes the image of the community. According to them, the community has been branded as a hub for criminals over the years and that perception must stop. The Secretary of the Old Fadama Community Association, Frederick Opoku, said ...

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Slavery returns to Africa: Ghanaians forced to guard slave markets in Libya…

Source: Various Migrants from West Africa are being openly traded in “public slave markets” across Libya. As a departure point for refugees trying to get to Europe, migrants arriving in Libya from sub-Saharan Africa are particularly vulnerable due to a lack of money and little in the way of documentation. Survivors have told the International Organization for Migration (IOM) how ...

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Flagbearer talks premature,let’s fix the ‘lame horse’ – Mahama

Source: citifmonline.com The rhetoric around the possible National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer for the 2020 election, is at present misplaced, former President John Mahama has said. At a meeting with former appointees under his administration two weeks ago, the former President rather recommended a careful re-organisation and assessment of the NDC following the party’s defeat in the 2016 election. “For ...

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16 charged for attack on police station

Source: graphiconline.com Sixteen out of the 50 residents of Ekpu in the Half-Asini District of the Western region who were arrested on Tuesday, have been identified as part of the group that attacked the police station. They were arraigned in court on Wednesday, Graphic Online’s Western regional correspondent, Kobla Dotsey Aklorbortu reports. They pleaded not guilty and have been admitted ...

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$43m found in empty Nigeria flat’

Source: starrfmonline.com More than $43m (£34m) has been seized from a flat in Nigeria’s main city, Lagos, the anti-corruption agency says. Officials raided the flat after a tip-off about a “haggard-looking” woman in “dirty clothes” taking bags in and out of it, the agency added. The money was believed to be from unlawful activity, but no arrests have as yet ...

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