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Brave MMT driver saves passengers from robbery attack

Brave MMT driver saves passengers from robbery attack

A Metro Mass Transit bus driver displayed tenacious bravado during an armed robbery attack Saturday night. Andrews Frimpong drove through a barricade mounted by the robbers on the Akyem-Asafo Amaase road in the Eastern Region. The driver whose fan belt

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Volta must “up game” to end open defecation

Volta must “up game” to end open defecation

Mr Felix B. Chaahaah, Chief Director, Volta Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC), has challenged stakeholders in sanitation in the Region to “up their game” for the Region to attain Open Defecation Free (ODF) status by 2019. He said the Region had

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Accident related deaths double in Volta

Accident related deaths double in Volta

 A total of 59 road accident-related fatalities were recorded in the Volta Region between April and June 2018, data from the regional office of the National Road Safety Commission (NSRC) made available to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) has revealed.

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Millions of cedis spent on new MPs accommodation every 4yrs – Parliament reveals

Millions of cedis spent on new MPs accommodation every 4yrs – Parliament reveals

Ghana spends millions of cedis every four years to provide accommodation for new members of parliament who do not have homes in Accra. Consequently, Parliament explained the proposal to construct a parliamentary hotel is “to cut down on the amount

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KNUST scores high marks in credibility assessment of universities

KNUST scores high marks in credibility assessment of universities

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has received high marks, for its ‘Good Quality’ rating, after an evaluation by the African Quality Rating Mechanism (AQRM) – a barometer used in assessing the credibility of universities on the continent.

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Teachers jailed in Senegal for selling exam question papers

Teachers jailed in Senegal for selling exam question papers

A teacher in Senegal has been given a five-year prison sentence and another has been fined $32,000 (£24,300) for selling exam papers. French, English, history and geography baccalaureate tests had to be scrapped last year after the question sheets circulated

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15-year-old Ghanaian makes electricity-powered wooden standing fan

15-year-old Ghanaian makes electricity-powered wooden standing fan

Success is achieved by ordinary people with extraordinary determination. This is the story of 15-year-old Thomas Owusu, who is on a journey to make a name for himself with his talent in crafting. Young Thomas Owusu has put his special

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Nurse shares video showing just how bad smoking affects your lungs

Nurse shares video showing just how bad smoking affects your lungs

At this point, we’re all aware that smoking is bad for us, but that’s not quite enough to kick the habit for most people. That makes sense, because nicotine is highly addictive and smoking is a go-to for a lot

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NRIF is to augment Book and Research Allowance – Professor Yankah

NRIF is to augment Book and Research Allowance – Professor Yankah

Sokode Lokoe (V/R),  July 15,  GNA – Professor Kwesi Yankah,  Minister of State for Tertiary Education, has said the introduction of the National Research and Innovation Fund (NRIF) was to augment the Book and Research Allowance to promote research and innovation in the

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Court sentences four for stealing and abetment

Court sentences four for stealing and abetment

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced four persons for various offences in a stealing case involving GH¢643,000.00 worth of goods. Osman Abdallah who was charged with stealing was fined Gh¢1,800.00 or in default spend two and half years in prison

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