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Seven arrested in Aflao for robbery

Security Agencies at the Ghana-Togo border have apprehended seven suspected armed robbers at Nehobe a suburb of Aflao. This news comes after the Volta Regional minister promised to toughen sanctions against residents who have hijacked illegal entry points in the Region. The suspects allegedly attacked victims and stolen an amount within the region of GH¢300. They were arrested after residents ...

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Blame gov’t for decline in education in V/R – MP

The Member of Parliament for Ho West, Emmanuel Bedzrah says government should be blamed for the declining level of education in the Volta Region. According to him government’s inability to release the statutory funds to the Municipal Assemblies is hampering academic work in schools because they are unable to purchase items needed for effective teaching and learning. He however noted ...

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Alavanyo-Nkonya conflict: Towns to ‘see peace in 16 weeks’

A Civil Society organization called the Youth for Peace and Development Africa, is expressing optimism that the protracted Alavanyo and Nkonya dispute will be settled soon. The neighbouring towns have been locked in a dispute over land for years and have had curfews imposed on them in the past. Tensions were heightened in June after residents in Nkonya reportedly fired ...

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Volta NPP elects National Council representatives.

The Volta Regional branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has held elections to select their regional representatives to the national council. The region was the last to conduct the elections. This was after a former constituency chairman of the party challenged the legality of the National council. Speaking to Citi News, The Chairman of the party in the Volta region, ...

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Asogli demonstration suspended

The planned demonstration, by the chiefs and the youth of Asogli State in the Volta Region, has been suspended. The youth of the area had, with support from the traditional rulers, threatened to embark on a demonstration today due to what they say is the lack of development in the region. Citi News’ reporter in the Volta Region, Akpablie-King Norbert, reported that ...

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