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The Ghana Water Company Limited has warned that should the illegal mining menace persist in the Western Region, residents there will not have treated water running through their taps. GWCL rsquo;s Communications Manager, Stanley Martey, in an interview on Joy FM rsquo;s Top story on Monday, indicated that the utility provider loses about 40 percent of the water abstracted before and during treatment which is not economically healthy for the company.

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) branch in the Ashanti Region expects 20,000 people to join the Inter-Party Resistance Against New Voters 39; Register in its Kumasi protest against the compilation of a new voters rsquo; register on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

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Police officers have gunned down two suspected robbers in two separate shootout incidents in Accra today. The deceased, Ali Abass lsquo;Hero rsquo; and Charles Donkor also known as lsquo;Killer Boss rsquo; were killed around Oyibi in the early hours of Monday.

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Some 24 of the finest police officers of Ghana, half of them women, were on Monday, January 20, awarded well-deserved UN medals. The officers were decorated for their selfless service for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the people of South Sudan, in the name of peace.

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Alhaji Baba Kamara, the former security advisor to former President John Dramani Mahama has slapped a GHC 2 million suit on Whatsup News, an e-Newspaper. In the suit filed on January 15, 2020 at the Accra High Court, Mr Kamara is asking for the amount because he claims the publication had disseminated a story that impugned negatively on his reputation.

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The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regional branch has opened nominations for its 2019 Regional Awards to be held under the theme ldquo;Managing Election 2020 related violence for democratic stability ndash; the role of the media rdquo;.

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The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Water Company Limited, Dr Clifford Braimah, says his outfit is doing its possible best to ensure that Ghanaians have water flowing through their taps. This comes on the back of numerous reports received by Citi FM from Ghanaians in different parts of the country over the irregular flow of water.

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The First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joseph Osei-Owusu, has challenged Japanese automobile firms operating in Ghana to invest in the training of Ghanaian mechanics in order to enable them acquire the technical know-how to repair vehicles from Japan when they break down.

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A coalition of Non-governmental organisations (NGOs), led by the Vision for Alternative Development has asked female Ghanaian artiste, Wendy Shay to apologise to the youth for asking the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to lift the ban on celebrities advertising alcoholic beverages.

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Civil Society Group Alliance for Science Ghana has described as unfair and unprogressive statement by Minister for Agriculture that Ghana does not need genetically modified organisms (GMO) technology. Dr Akoto Owusu Afriyie at government rsquo;s Results Forum last week said Ghana will only need GMOs in a hundred years.

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Four major international sponsors of agribusiness are at various stages of supporting B-BOVID rsquo;s network of farmers to modernize their business operations. This is a strategic boost to the all-inclusive, climate-smart, social business model B-BOVID has introduced into the country over the past ten years.

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The Founder Leader of the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG), Kofi Akpaloo, insist that Ghana urgently requires a fresh voters 39; register to guarantee credible national elections later this year. According to him, the existing voters 39; register is full of inconsistencies and errors, for which reason there is the urgent need to get a new electoral roll so that the upcoming elections would be successful.

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Hina Numbu Foundation, a non-governmental organization known to advocate for the wellbeing of the underprivileged in the society, on Friday, December 20, 2019, launched its fun raising campaign to support the health charity project up north during this year rsquo;s Dumba Festival, The launch which took place at the Garage East Legon, close to the underbridge, had an impeccable performance from Dark Suburb, an alternative rock band from Ghana, a suburb of Africa that has adopted .

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The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors Senyo Hosi is billed to speak at The Alm Africa Dialogue slated for 21st of January 2020 at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary candidate for Anyaa- Sowutuom constituency in the Greater Accra Region, Mr. Emmanuel Allotey as part of his campaign tour has paid a courtesy call on chiefs and their elders in the constituency.

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Head of Education, Research, and Training at the MTTD of the Ghana Police Service, Superintendent Alex Obeng says the solution to the recurring accidents on the Cape Coast -Takoradi highway does not lie is not law enforcement.

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Coliba, a waste management organization and its partners, Voltic and the Mohinani Group, inaugurated the first permanent community buyback centre for plastic waste recovery in Glefe, Dansoman in Accra, with financial support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Netherlands Embassy in Ghana.

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The Human Rights Division of the Accra High Court presided over by Justice Nicholas Mensah Abodakpi has issued a bench warrant for the immediate arrest of Samuel Hinson, the site manager of the Turkish Construction firm which is at the centre of the 22-storey building sited at the airport residential area.

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The Western Regional Minister, Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah has tasked the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executive Officers (MMDCEs) to collaborate with the traditional authorities to halt illegal mining (Galamsey) operations still ongoing in the region.

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The Eastern Regional branch of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has recovered cent; 949,116 from customers engaged in illegal connection of power. The amount represents penalties and surcharges levelled against customers in the Region, who were caught using electricity without lawful authorization in 2019.

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The Founder Leader of the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG), Kofi Akpaloo, insist that Ghana urgently requires a fresh voters 39; register to guarantee credible national elections later this year. According to him, the existing voters 39; register is full of inconsistencies and errors, for which reason there is the urgent need to get a new electoral roll so that the upcoming elections would be successful.

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Contrary to his recent statements in the media, it has emerged that former President Mahama planned to abolish the automatic posting of trained teachers and had committed to do so in a policy document sent to the World Bank as his government sought a $156 million loan from the Bank.

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Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), James Klutse Avedzi has ordered the arrest of the current and former finance officers from Sefwi Akontombra District Assembly. Isaac Akowuah and James Essilfie, who were sent to the Parliament Police Station, were accused of attempting to deceive the Committee during a hearing on Monday.

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The Paramount Chief of Fodome in the Volta region has appealed to government to establish a special concessionary fund to finance the construction of the Hohoe campus of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS).

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Police in the Ashanti Region have said they will provide adequate security for Tuesday rsquo;s scheduled demonstration by the Inter-Party Resistance Against a New Voters 39; Register (IPRNA). ldquo;The Police Command will ensure that the routes agreed on for the event are secured and Law and Order maintained throughout the entire period, rdquo; police said in a press release issued on Monday.

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