Ashanti

Court remands man over defilement

The Juaso Circuit Court, presided over by Fredrick Tetteh, has remanded a man accused of defiling a four-year girl in prison custody. Samuel Kwaku Boateng pleaded not guilty to the offence and would make his next appearance on October 1. Police Detective Sergeant Princeton Peasah Darkwah told the Court that the incident happened at Juaso, in the Asante-Akim South District ...

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Manhyia to premiere documentary on Otumfuo’s visit to Seychelles

The television premiere of events leading to the last Anglo- Asante War of 1900 whose consequences led the Asantehene Otumfuo, Osei Tutu II’s visit to Seychelles in April this year is set to be premiered at the Manhyia Palace on Friday September 25. The Return of a King to Seychelles, written and directed by Mr. Ivor Agyeman-Duah and jointly produced ...

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UNESCO discusses sustainable management of Lake Bosomtwe

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has held a stakeholders’ meeting on the implementation of the second phase of the sustainable management of the Lake Bosomtwe project. The project is being funded by the Spanish Government through UNESCO and implemented by the Ghana Man and Biosphere Programme’s (MAB) national committee and other implementing partners. The project aims ...

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#NDCDecides: 106 file nominations in Ashanti Region

About 106 aspirants have successfully filed their nomination forms in the Ashanti Region to contest in the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) November 7, parliamentary primaries. Out of the number, 12 are females, 94 are males, two (2) former and current ministers, 14 MMDCEs and 4 incumbent MPs. 12 aspirants from 12 (out of the 47) constituencies are contesting unopposed. This was contained ...

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AngloGold Ashanti join forces with Randgold to revive Obuasi mine

AngloGold Ashanti has entered into a joint venture with Randgold Resources Limited to revamp the Obuasi mine to a world-class high-grade mine. Chief Executive Officer of AngloGold Ashanti Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan who confirmed the move to Business News said “Obuasi given the range of issues had to have a tough decision taken because you cannot fix the tyre of a car ...

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Police detain three suspected fraudsters

Three suspected fraudsters have been nabbed by the Police in Kumasi after they swindled a trader of GHȼ17,500.00 under the pretext of selling to him a saloon car. Joseph Osei, Yaw Koranteng and Kwabena Boakye have been detained as the Police carry out further investigations. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Kofi Boakye, the Ashanti Regional Commander, told the media that, ...

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Asante-Akim education directorate to sanction absentee teachers

The Asante-Akim South District Education Director, Ignatius Mwinbe Ere-Der has cautioned against teacher absenteeism within the district. He warned that teachers found culpable in the act will be severely dealt with by the directorate. Mr. Ignatius Mwinbe Ere-Der gave the remarks during a tour of a number of basic schools in the area with the District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr. ...

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KMA to invest more resources in education

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has pledged to invest more resources to create the right environment for teaching and learning in schools. Kojo Bonsu, the Metropolitan Chief Executive, said the assembly would ensure that the more than 500 basic schools in the metropolis are supplied with furniture and provided with well-equipped libraries. This would be done alongside the refurbishment and ...

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Fulani herdsman in trouble over gruesome murder

A Fulani herdsman has been arrested and detained by the police over the gruesome murder of a 70-year old man, Aklika Kpodi, at Mantukwa near Agogo in the Asante-Akim North District. Mohammadu Abubakari, 20, reportedly without provocation, drove a knife into the stomach of the deceased and spilled out his intestines. Kpodi’s murder would only add to the tension and ...

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Ejura Assembly supports brilliant but needy students

Some one sixty-eight brilliant but needy students are being sponsored by the Ejura Sekyeredumase Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region to go through secondary education. The Assembly according to the Municipal Chief Executive, Mohammed Bawa Braimah has taken the measure to ensure the good prospects and future of these children are not shuttered by no fault of theirs. He noted ...

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