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The Commission of Inquiry, which was chaired by the former head of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Francis Emile Short, made several recommendations. Commission of Inquiry investigated the violence which marred the Ayawaso-West Wuogon by-election on January 31.

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The 1st National Vice Chairman of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) Robert Sabah has expressed difficulty in monitoring the activities of non-members of the union. He said the difficulty in monitoring non-compliance of the 10percent increment in transport fares is the non-members of the union.

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A police officer in Assin Fosu in the Central Region is facing prosecution following completion of investigations into allegations of bribery and corruption levelled against him. The investigations were conducted following corruption allegations made against the Assin Fosu divisional crime officer and four other police officers.

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The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC) is demanding a full-scale investigation into circumstances that caused the chaos surrounding this year rsquo;s Senior High School placements. The coalition in a statement said it wants an independent committee to probe the matter and make its findings public as well as propose reforms that will ensure a credible and accountable Computerized School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS).

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Send Ghana, has called on the government to as the matter of urgency to transform funds to the 61st Cycle LEAP payment to beneficiaries across the country. According to the group, approximately 30,000 LEAP households with over 125,000 beneficiaries in 10 districts across the country, were not paid their LEAP cash grants during the 60th bi-monthly payment cycle in June 2019.

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West African Road Safety Organization (WARSO) has commenced its 9th annual general meeting at Accra International Conference Centre. The four (4) day conference hosted by the national road safety authority (NRSA), starting today September 16th to 19th, which seeks to promote road safety in West Africa is on the theme: Evaluating Road safety performance in west Africa under the decade of action for road safety 2011 - 2020 .

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The Chief Executive Officer of Pals Africa, Mr. John Bawuah has bemoaned the dwindling nature of the poultry industry in Ghana calling for concerted efforts between Government and poultry farmers to improve and expand the livestock industry.

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The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has promised he would look into the lingering case of the State possibly owing David Kotei, Ghana's first World Champion. I'm making no promises but we'll look into it, promised His Excellency Nana Addo, today, when he met with a delegation of former World Champions, led by author, Ekow Asmah, whose book, GHANA BOXING: Celebration of Our Champions was endorsed by the President's esteemed signature.

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The 10% increase in Transport fares as announced by Road Transport Operators in Ghana which was to cover intra-city transportation and inter-city or long-distance travels, took effect on Monday, 16th September, 2019.

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Mr. Charles Paintsil, the District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has urged all citizens to collaborate in the fight against corruption which is subtly destroying the socio-economic and political fiber of the country.

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Police have arrested the prime suspect in the murder of Nana Kwadwo Afodour, the Asamponhene of Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. The late traditional leader, who lived in Kumasi, was surprisingly found dead in his vehicle on the Ejura-Nkoranza road in the Ashanti Region on Sunday evening.

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A student of Ghana Insternational school, Elise Jensen has been named as the Junior Runner-up of the Queen 39;s Essay Competition 2019. rsquo; Elise 39;s poem A place you feel connected to is a vivid account and celebration of her favourite elements of Ghanaian culture; a welcoming tale of food, dancing, clothing and the ties she feels to the country.

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The Ashanti Regional Police has arrested the main suspect in the murder of Nana Kwadwo Afoduor, the Otumfuo 39;s Asamponhene. According to a police statement, the suspect, Anumwar Sadat Mohammed, was arrested in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on Monday, September 16, 2019 ldquo;through a collaborative effort of the Ashanti and Upper East Regional Police Command, the Ghana Embassy in Burkina Faso and the Interpol Ghana and Burkina Faso.

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Government has officially declared Monday, September 23, 2019 as public holiday. It is in commemoration of the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day which falls on Saturday, September 21, 2019. ldquo;However, in view of the fact that 21st September, 2019 falls on a Saturday, His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Ghana has by Executive Instrument declared Monday, 23rd September, 2019 as an Additional Public Holiday to be observed as Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day throughout the co .

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In what appears to be impossible for thousands of rail transport patrons due to its collapse under the erstwhile NDC administration has been a thing of the past since the assumption into office of H.E Nana Akufo-Addo as President of Ghana and Hon Joe Ghartey as Minister for Railways.

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The National Youth Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), George Opare Addo has issued a warning to the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) that they will not lye low for some loudmouths in NPP to lampoon former President Mahama.

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Former Central Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Allotey Jacobs says the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has failed in protecting the country rsquo;s borders. The porosity of Ghana 39;s borders, he noted, has led to all manner of persons entering and exiting the country freely without proper documentation and checks.

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President of Coalition of Concerned National Builder 39;s Corps (NABCO), Mabel Segbefia on behalf of the trainees has commended management of the programme for the initiative to support the less privileged in some communities in the county.

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The Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture and the World Bank as part of efforts to develop the Tourism sector under the World Bank Tourism Development Project (TDP) has earmarked $40 million dollars over a 5 year period to develop some selected existing and discovered tourist sites in Ghana.

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The Regional Minister for the Bono Region, Mad. Amma Kumi Richardson has paid a day rsquo;s working visit to the Berekum East Municipality. The visit was to interact with management and staff of the Ghana Health Service and the Ghana Education Service in the Municipality.

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has endorsed the 39;Celebration of Our World Champions 39;, a book authored by Ekow Asmah, a seasoned sports journalist, about Ghana 39;s 10 World Champions. At a brief function during which the author and Herbert Mensah, President of Ghana Rugby, led a delegation including David Kotei, aka Poison, and Hall of Famer Azumah Nelson, Nana Addo expressed his keen interest in boxing, a sport he practiced in his youth.

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A group calling itself Ashanti Youth Association has described as malicious a statement issued by Julius Debrah former Chief of Staff on behalf of former President John Mahama to lampoon Otumfuo regarding his recent comments at the UN General Assembly.

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The Ghana Police Service has said it will not object to the request by the families of the kidnapped Takoradi girls to conduct an independent DNA test on some human remains suspected to be that of the girls.

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Two vehicles have been involved in a fatal accident on the Yapei bridge. DGN Online gathered that a tipper truck collided with another vehicle on the bridge which caused the accident. However, it is feared that the passengers of the vehicles have died due to the burning of the vehicles.

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The Ministry of Finance is expected to serve notice on the Auditor General, to challenge an audit finding to the effect that an amount of $1 million was paid to a debt recovery firm Kroll Associates.

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