Modern Ghana

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The massive destruction of the Oda River Forest Reserve in the Bekwai Forest District of the Ashanti Region by illegal miners has infuriated the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh who waged a war against their activities.

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A deaf man has dragged Pornhub and other pornographic websites to court because he said he ldquo;cannot enjoy video content rdquo; without closed captioning. Yaroslav Suris, a New York resident, tried to watch videos on Pornhub entitled ldquo;Hot Step Aunt Babysits Disobedient Nephew, rdquo; ldquo;Sexy Cop Gets Witness To Talk rdquo; and others in October 2019 and January 2020, but was could not due to the website 39;s lack of closed captioning, according to the lawsuit filed .

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Patients on admission at the La General Hospital are facing double agony after thieves broke into the ward and stole their valuables. Mobile phones, bags containing money, ID cards and other valuables were all missing from the ward when the patients woke up on Friday.

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As the debate for and against the compilation of a new electoral register intensifies, as the Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority, Professor Kenneth Agyemang Attafuah, says his outfit has all the data the Electoral Commission might need for a credible register.

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The 350 Ghana Reducing Our Carbon (GROC) has held a workshop on integrating Renewable Energy (RE) plans into the Ayawaso West Municipal Assembly in its effort to support the government rsquo;s Renewable Energy programme.

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The leadership of the Coconut Federation of Ghana (CocoFed) has commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for including coconut in the National Tree Crop Development Authority (NTCDA) which was established after the passing of the National Tree Crops Development Bill by Parliament in December 2019.

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EX- Assembly Aspirant in the Akatsi South Constituency of the Volta Region believed the NPP Government is performing better as compared to the previous NDC Government led by John Dramani Mahama in terms of corruption, economic hardship, collapsing of institutions that lead to thousands of Ghanaians losing their jobs in recent times.

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A Magistrate Court in the Enchi District of the Western region has bonded a 17-year-old motor rider, Francis Dzivenu, for defiling a teenager after proposing love to her. The accused has been ordered to sign a 2,000 Ghana cedis bond to be of good behavior for 12 months or in default serve 3 years in a correctional home.

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The police in the Central region has effected the arrest of two suspected car snatchers when they attempted to sell a stolen Hyundai Getz Taxi in Cape Coast. The car with the registration number ER 797-18 was impounded at Ola-Black Star in Cape Coast.

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Vehicular emission is one of the major key contributors to air pollution in the country which calls for drastic measures to deal with it. According to the 2019 figures quoted from the WHO by the Environmental Protection Agency rsquo;s Head of Environmental Quality, Emmanuel Appoh, about 203 out of every 100,000 deaths in Ghana are air pollution-related.

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The suspected murder of a 21-year old woman at Ahenema Kokoben new site in Kumasi has added to a number of mysterious deaths, especially women in the city. The body of a former student of Saint Louis Senior High School, Augustina Tindanzor, was found Wednesday morning after she left home for work and never returned.

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Ex-President Jerry John Rawlings, has urged the Overlord of Dagbon, Yaa-Na Abubakari Mahama II, to use his authority to urge members of his kingdom and Ghanaians to exercise tolerance and avoid provocation during campaigns.

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The Akyem Abuakwa Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) has honoured 40 eminent members who have contributed immensely to the growth of the church. The Minister of Roads, the Deputy Minister of Finance 40 others were honoured.

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Ghanaian popular mentalist known as Ahokagya, who read minds and also help people quit all manner of addictions has stated that most pastors use psychology to make prophecies on their members. In an interview with this reporter, Mr Ahokagya said he does not believe in the Bible.

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The NDC UK Ireland youth organiser, Mr Alfred Freddy Kotogbor has stated that Ghanaians are yearning for the come back of President John Dramani Mahama and the NDC government. He was expressing how Ghanaians have missed the massive infrastructure and development the former president John Mahama was discharging to help develop the country on Omega live tv in UK.

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The Minority in Parliament has challenged the government to release its investigative report on allegations of corruption among officials of the Forestry Commission regarding rosewood dealings. Builsa South MP, Clement Apaak who represents the NDC on the Public Accounts Committee said there is no reason the Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh should be keeping the report which was submitted to him some fortnight ago.

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The flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, says as part of fighting corruption, his second coming will see the abolishing of the entitlement system for political officeholders.

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Former CEO of collapsed BEIGE Bank, Michael Nyinaku, is granted bail by the Circuit Court in Accra. Mr Nyinaku who is accused of stealing more than cent;340 million belonging to customers of the bank, has been admitted to bail in the sum of cent;342 million with two sureties who must be public servants who do not earn less than cent;2,000 a month.

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The Chairperson of the Ga Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Dr. Okoe Abbey is calling for consensus on the ongoing fight over the completion of new voters rsquo; register. He said stakeholders must determine whether or not the current register can be used for the election and then take a decision on what to do next.

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It has emerged at a public hearing of a Public Accounts Committee of Parliament (PAC) that the Eastern Region is leading region of infractions on the management and utilisation of District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) and other statutory funds.

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The Progressive Peoples rsquo; Party (PPP) has condoled with families whose relations were victims in the tragic road accidents at Dompoase on the Elmina-Takoradi Highway on Tuesday. The party also commiserated with families of victims of the Kumasi Abrepo Highway accident which occurred on January 15.

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National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) says it now has powers to drag to court, any institution which fails in its mandate to ensure our roads are safe. The comments follow Tuesday rsquo;s accident on the Cape Coast-Elmina road in which 35 persons were killed and many more hospitalised for life-threatening injuries.

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The flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, says the NDC is prepared to run an issue-based campaign ahead of the 2020 general elections. Mr. Mahama believes this approach will contribute to a credible and competitive election.

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The Electoral Commission (EC) in a 28-page document, has reiterated its justification for the decision to compile a new voters rsquo; register. In the document, the Commission listed 36 challenges facing the current Biometric Voters rsquo; Management System (BVMS).

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The Disciplinary Committee of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Asante Akyem South Constituency has cleared William Yamoah, a former President of the National Union of Ghana Students of any misconduct.

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