POLICE CAR RUNS INTO A PASSENGER VEHICLE ON THE KANDA HIGH WAY.

A Toyota land cruiser pick up belonging to the Ghana police service with registration number GP 3008 has this evening,just around 6:45pm rammed into a moving trotro mini urvan with registration number WR 554-12 that was just about negotiating into the road leading to Kanda estates a suburb of Accra the national capital. Inside the police pick up truck were a police inspector and the driver in front and a junior officer behind the bucket of the truck rammed into

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REFLECTIONS ON THE COMING OF RAMADAN 2017(CE)

Life in this world is said to be narrow and short. We live in it as strangers and we’ll leave it as strangers. We explore many opportunities in this life. We succeed in some and fail in many others. We are in this world journeying like a traveller going on a pilgrimage to an unknown strange land. We don’t know what we will encounter be it positive or negative. Many a time, we are faced with numerous challenges and setbacks.

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Simpa Panyin: Certification and the poor attitude of Ghana’s medical practitioners

One of my biggest disappointments, in life, has been when I dropped out of law school. I had, in 2011, enrolled as a law student at GIMPA, to pursue LLB, with the aim of becoming a lawyer, to use the courts to force irresponsible fathers to become responsible. But I had to suspend the course, due to circumstances beyond me. Anyway, last week I heard the Chief Justice spoke about the proliferation of law schools in the country. She warned

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MAD RUSH FOR SUBSIDIZED FERTILIZER (NPK) BY FARMERS IN SISAALA EAST AND WEST DISTRICTS.

Farming is the predominant occupation of the people of the Sisaala East and West districts of the Upper West Region. This two sister districts contestably are the bread basket of the Region and hub to the staple crop, maize. Government’s announcement of drastic reduction in the sale of subsidized fertilizer was some month ago was overwhelmingly received with joy by the people of these two districts like any other farmer in the country. As farmers start tilling the land so does

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EJURA/SEKYEDUMASE ENDORSES PRESIDENT’S MCE NOMINEE

The president’s MCE nominee has been overwhelmingly endorsed though he could not obtain 100%. The voting could not have come off  had a presiding member not been elected on the same day. The assembly members were  compelled to elect a presiding member (PM) to lead the house before any other business of the day. The new PM steered the affairs of the house to endorse the president’s nominee. The business of the day got to its climax in evening when

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A Day I will Never Forget

Exactly 7years ago today in 2010, I was travelling to the jungle on a hunting expedition in Sissala East, Upper West Region. Upon reaching a village called Vamboi near Wellembelle, about 30km from Tumu the District Capital, a large crowd had gathered on the compound of a particular house whilst few of them jumped into the road to stop me. I pulled over. An elderly woman run to me and spoke in Sissali. I understood her alright but asked her

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Bugri Naabu & ‘rowdy’ women halt Otiko’s meeting

The Northern Regional chairman  of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) Bugri Naabu Friday went berserk scuttling a meeting being held by the Minister for  Gender, Children and Social Protection Otiko Afisa Djaba. The chairman accompanied by a group of rowdy women affiliated to the NPP stormed the meeting vandalizing properties in protest to what he described as the Minister’s seeming disrespect to his authority as she did not seek his consent before holding her meeting. Describing the meeting as

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