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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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The World Food Programme (WPP) Deputy Country Director in Ghana, Ms Alessia Decaterina has said that her outfit is collaborating with Smallholder Farmers and Women Groups to reduce the annual post harvest loses in the Upper East Region.

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Four persons have been charged with a string of forgery offences, including the forging of 1,000 leaflets of the Ghana Revenue Authority 39;s (GRA 39;s) Excise Tax Stamp, with the intent to invade tax.

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Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin is asking Ghanaians to be patient with the Akufo-Addo-led government. According to him, the current administration can rsquo;t fix the challenges confronting the country just within two and half years in office.

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On 14 September, the World Health Organization (WHO) received formal notification from the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania that there are no cases of Ebola virus disease in the country.

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The Queenmother of Pakyi Number One, Nana Yaa Asantewaa Bonsu, is reportedly in police grip in Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital, in connection with the gruesome murder of Otumfuo 39;s Asamponhene, Oheneba Kwadwo Aforduor.

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The head of police at Kasoa Millennium City in the Central Region, DSP Benjamin Samani has said the police administration will not sleep and allow estate developers and land guards to keep fomenting trouble in the area.

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A heavy downpour has caused flood in Banda Boase, Biema and other neighbouring communities, causing damage to properties in the Bono Region. Residents of Banda Boase and Biema have been cut off from the rest of the district due to the heavy rainfall yesterday.

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