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Tuobodom shooting: 7 arrested so far

A total of seven people have been arrested in Tuobodom in the Brong Ahafo Region in connection with the recent shooting incident there. Five people were shot dead when gun-wielding men on motor bikes fired several shots at them last week. A vehicle and one house were burnt down in the process. Subsequent reprisal attacks also saw three houses torched. ...

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District Assembly closes teacher-student accessibility gap in Paprabon

Pupils of Paprabon in the Atebubu-Amantin District of the Brong Ahafo region could now heave a sigh of relief as they get a closer interaction with teachers will be closer to them to provide. This is because the Atebubu-Amantin district assembly has completed the construction of a four unit teachers quarters to house the teachers who hitherto had to trek ...

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Court sentences Ghanaian farmer to death by hanging

A Sunyani High Court presided by Justice Don Bosco Nabrese, on Monday sentenced a farmer, aged 29 to death by hanging. Kofi Dabou, the convict had earlier pleaded not guilty, when he appeared before the Court for allegedly murdering his brother’s wife and son at Banoffour village in the Nkoranza South Municipality of Brong-Ahafo Region. But a-seven-member jury, in a ...

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Red Cross holds first aid sustainability workshop

The Ghana Red Cross Society has organized a sustainability workshop with stakeholders on the Community Based Health and First Aid (CBHFA) project in Atebubu. The CBHFA is a community development approach funded by the Finish Red Cross where community members are used to identify community health priorities and solutions found to them using local resources. It has the objective of ...

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Techiman Queen mothers bemoan surge in teenage pregnancy

Queen mothers in the Techiman traditional area have bemoaned the surge in the rate of teenage pregnancy in the area. They made the lamentation at a durbar organised to sensitize students, hairdressers, tailors and other workers in the area aimed at training them on family planning and sexually transmitted infections. Speaking on behalf of the queen mothers, Nana Amponsah Baako, the ...

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GNPC engages stakeholders in Atebubu

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has organized a stakeholders meeting in Atebubu in preparation towards a seismic survey over the voltaian basin. The survey involves passing sound waves through rocks to determine their oil content. Mr. Seth Foli, environmental engineer of the GNPC said his outfit which is mandated to explore and produce oil is now shifting its focus ...

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Cashew nuts can fetch Ghana $56 million annually

Ghana’s annual revenue from exporting raw cashew nuts is estimated at 56 million dollars, Mr Joseph Yeung, Managing Director of the Mim Cashew Processing Company, has revealed. He said value of processed cashew kernels, which is 21 per cent of the 65,000 metric tons of the annual raw cashew produced is also expected to earn the country 102 million dollars. ...

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Teachers honoured in Asunafo district

Seventeen (17) teachers in the Asunafo South District of the Brong Ahafo region were on Tuesday presented with various awards for their meritorious service to the District and the Nation for this year’s District Best Teachers Award scheme. Delivery the key note address on behalf of the Brong Ahafo Regional Minister Mr Eric Opoku, the Municipal Chief Executive for Asunafo ...

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Three robbers sentenced to life imprisonment

The Sunyani High Court has sentenced three suspected robbers to life imprisonment for their involvement in the robbery at the Brong-Ahafo Catholic Co-operative Society for Development (BACCSOD) office at Wenchi. The three are, Sheriff Adams, also known as Alhaji Fresh, aged 31, Osei Kufuor, aged 32 and Kwabena Yeboah, 32, pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit crime ...

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Mahama inaugurates Bomaa polyclinic

President John Dramani Mahama on Friday inaugurated the Bomaa Polyclinic in the Tano North District of Brong-Ahafo Region. The occasion marked the last leg of his two-day working visit to the region where he inaugurated a small town water system projects at Fententaa in the Berekum Municipality as well as Ntotroso in the Asutifi North and Kajeji in the Sene ...

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