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Delta Force escapees to face trial today

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Thirteen members of the dreaded vigilante group, Delta Force, who were freed after last week’s Thursday court siege in Kumasi by their own colleagues will today be arraigned before the Kumasi Circuit court 2 again to face trial. Abusua FM’s Osei Kwadwo reports that security around the court has improved following the mayhem caused by the NPP vigilante group. This ...

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Sekondi -Takoradi MCE chastizes Assembly staff for lateness

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The Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive Anthony Kobina Kurentsir Sam has lashed out at the leadership and staff of the Effia-Kwesimintsim Sub-Metro for reporting to work late whilst taking French leave is a norm. The MCE discovered this while he was on a two-day inspection tour of some projects in Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly. Mr. Sam who could not hide ...

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I Take Responsibility for Delta Force court raid – A/R Police Commander

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Ashanti Regional Police Commander says he has accepted responsibility for security lapses which allowed  members of Delta Force to storm a circuit court and free suspects, Thursday afternoon. DCOP Yeboah says police did not anticipate the violent conduct from members of the Delta Force; a pro-New Patriotic Party vigilante group. Police has come under barrage of attacks from the public, including the ...

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GOODNEWS: Gov’t slashes fertilizer prices by 50%

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Government has reduced the prices of fertilizer by fifty percent. This according to government is to motivate farmers to increase crop yields and also pave way for more exports. The Ministry of Food and Agriculture revealed that the price of compound fertilizer (NPK) which was GH¢85 in 2016, is now selling at GH¢ 57.50 pesewas. The Ministry also revealed that ...

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13 Delta Force escapees re-arrested

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The Ashanti Regional Police has re-arrested the 13 members of Delta Force vigilante group who escaped from lawful custody Thursday. All the 13 are currently in custody after “they reported themselves to the Police [on Thursday]”, a statement issued by the Regional Police Commander, DCOP Ken Yeboah. It is unclear whether the escapees who were being tried on charges of ...

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‘I didn’t cane class-two teacher; It was a demonstration’ – Education Dir. clarifies

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The Western Regional Director of Education, Enyonam Afi Amefugah, has denied caning a female teacher who whipped some class-two pupils for showing up late for school to write examination. The teacher at Well Road Primary School in Sekondi was “hitting the legs” of the pupils with cane Wednesday when the Director chanced on the incident which she deemed inappropriate, hence ...

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Court orders IGP to reinstate Tehoda

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The Human Rights court presided over Gifty Adjei Addo has ordered the Police Service and the IGP to reinstate DSP Gifty Tehoda back into the Police Service. The service has  also been ordered to pay her GHC23,000.00 and other benefits as well as restore promotions due her. DSP Tehoda sued the Police Service in a civil application seeking damages for ...

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K. K Sam Endorsed As STMA Mayor

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The President’s nominee as Mayor for the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly Mr. Anthony K. K Sam has received resounding endorsement at a colourful ceremony on Friday at Sekondi. The man regarded by many as the people’s choice was confirmed by the assembly members  as the outcome of the transparent elections supervised by the Electoral Commission showed. It was a YES or ...

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