Robbers attack police officer, bolt with his ¢80K

Robbers attack police officer, bolt with his ¢80K

Armed robbers have attacked a uniformed police officer at gunpoint in broad daylight on the N1 highway in Accra, robbing him of ¢80,000. According to eyewitnesses, the two men on a motorbike fired warning shots before bolting with the bag containing the

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Import benchmark reduction illegal, gov’t could be banned – Ato Forson

Import benchmark reduction illegal, gov’t could be banned – Ato Forson

Minority Spokesperson on Finance, Cassiel Ato Forson, has described as an illegal, government’s recent reduction in benchmark value of import duties.  Addressing an economic forum organised by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Thursday, he said Sections 66, 67 and 68

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Government to slash passport fees for Ghanaians in U.S. – Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey

Government to slash passport fees for Ghanaians in U.S. – Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey

The government of Ghana has said it will reduce the cost of passport fees for Ghanaians living in the United States of America. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, announced this when she addressed the

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Street cannabis ‘contains dangerous amount of faecal matter’

Street cannabis ‘contains dangerous amount of faecal matter’

Most cannabis sold on the streets of Madrid is contaminated with dangerous levels of faecal matter, a study says. Traces of E.coli bacteria and the Aspergillus fungus were found by analysts who examined 90 samples bought in and around the

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Eastern Region: Dumsor demo turns bloody; 2 injured

Eastern Region: Dumsor demo turns bloody; 2 injured

A least two persons have sustained injuries at Nuaso in the Eastern Region after a protest against erratic power supply turned bloody. According to witnesses, the protestors, mainly from the Nuaso Township, marched toward Somanya on Wednesday evening to attack

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Today’s front pages: Thursday, April 4, 2019

Today’s front pages: Thursday, April 4, 2019

Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | GN

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MTN to acquire two remaining 4G spectrum lots

MTN to acquire two remaining 4G spectrum lots

MTN Ghana is gearing up to acquire the two remaining 2x5MHz spectrum lots in the 800MHz band. The spectrums were left after Vodafone Ghana bought one for $30 million December last year. “MTN intends to acquire this remaining spectrum to

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GUTA welcomes import duty reductions despite Minority criticisms

GUTA welcomes import duty reductions despite Minority criticisms

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) has dismissed concerns that the recently announced reduction in benchmark values of import duties is insignificant. President of GUTA, Dr Joseph Obeng, said import duty reform introduced on Wednesday by the government is consistent with

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Joe Biden pledges to respect women’s ‘personal space’

Joe Biden pledges to respect women’s ‘personal space’

Joe Biden has pledged to be “more mindful” about physical contact with women, hoping to draw a line under a controversy that has clouded his expected White House bid. The former US vice-president posted a video on Twitter saying he

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NC Special Cup: Sharks stun Hearts as Liberty score four in Dansoman

NC Special Cup: Sharks stun Hearts as Liberty score four in Dansoman

Elmina Sharks condemned Hearts of Oak to their first defeat of the Normalisation Committee’s Special Cup with a 1-0 win at the Nduom Sports Stadium on Wednesday.  Sharks won the match courtesy a late strike by Felix Addo. The striker

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