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Tamale Girl Was Flogged On Chief’s Orders

It has emerged that the public lashing of a girl in a village near Tamale in the Northern region was sanctioned by the chief of the community. The barbaric action was, according to Starr News sources, ordered by the chief of Shishegu in the Sagnarigu Municipality of the Northern Region …

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We’ll Campaign Against Any Party That Supports Homosexuality – Group

The National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights and Family Values has vowed to oppose any attempt at legalizing homosexuality in Ghana following pressure on the West African country by Western governments. The UK Prime Minister Theresa May told President Akufo-Addo and other African leaders attending the Commonwealth heads of …

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Journalist Dies After Attempting Abortion

A 23-year-old woman, Mary Owusua, has met her untimely death after she tried to get rid of her unplanned pregnancy by drinking mixed coke with sugar solution at Adanse Apagya in the Adanse South District of the Ashanti region. According to Anderson Benjamin who disclosed the sad incident to Nana …

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We’re Ready For Anti-Defence Deal Demo – Police

The Ghana Police Service has assured the general public that it is fully prepared to supervise the demonstration by pressure group Ghana First Patriotic Front on Wednesday, 28 March. The demonstration is against the Akufo-Addo government’s decision to sign a military agreement with the government of the United States of …

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Ashanti, Brong Ahafo And Volta Leaders In ‘Wee’ Production – NACOB

The Ashanti Regional Director of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB), Francis Amoah, has identified Ashanti, Brong Ahafo and Volta regions as areas with high production of marijuana locally known as ‘wee’. He observed that the cultivation of the illegal drug in these regions makes it easily accessible and stress-free in …

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Radio Remains The Most-Used Source Of News In Many African Countries – Report

Despite audience gains for television and digital media, radio is still by far the most frequent information source for Africans, a new Afrobarometer analysis suggests. Released on the occasion of World Radio Day (13 February), the analysis is based on Afrobarometer surveys in eight African countries in 2017. While radio …

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Kumasi Makes Progress In Reduction Of Teenage Pregnancy

Sustained adolescent health education campaign mounted by the Kumasi Metropolitan Health Directorate to help bring down teenage pregnancy is paying off. Dr. Mrs. Alberta Biritwum Nyarko, the Metropolitan Health Director, said teenage pregnancy was down to 5.3 per cent, last year, from the 2016’s 6.7 per cent. She announced this …

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Galamsey Has Ruined Our Food System In East Akyem Municipality

Friday, the last day of the working week is usually looked forward to as workers wind down the week’s activities. However, last Friday 2nd February 2018 was not a usual day at the East Akim municipal Assembly. More than 70 people including the municipal chief executive and his staff, traditional …

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MMDAs Served Stern Warning Over Disability Funds Expenditure

The Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Local Government, Kennedy Osei Nyarko, has warned that the common fund for the disabled is not meant for food to feed the recipients but rather for economic generated activities. Mr Nyarko, who doubles as a Deputy Minister of Agriculture, said the disabled …

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Parents To Be Prosecuted For Child Neglect In Eastern Region

Mr Harrison Tete-Donkor, the Eastern Regional Director of the Social Welfare Department, has stated its intension to enforce the law on parental responsibilities and negligence. He said this is to forestall the rise of teenage pregnancies and child prostitution in the region. Mr Tete-Donkor said several interventions by the Social …

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