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Eugene Arhin, the Ag Director of Communications at the Presidency, paid courtesy calls on the Awutu and Senya Beraku Traditional Councils on Friday, February 5, 2021 to donate some items to these two traditional councils.

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Some unhappy residents of Garu in the Upper East Region have decried the spate of accidents caused by Tri-cycles, popularly called 39;motor king 39; and called for the proper regulation of the riders who are mostly teenage boys.

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Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast, Most Reverend Charles Gabriel Palmer-Buckle has tested positive to covid-19. He is receiving treatment at the Ga East Treatment and Isolation Centre in Accra. This was confirmed in a personal short video he shared on social media.

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The West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP) at the University of Ghana has revealed that the new COVID-19 strain from the United Kingdom (UK) is currently driving new local infections in Ghana.

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President of OSHA Ghana, Thomas Bismark Boakye, who is a retired officer of the National Road Safety Authority says current road accidents show that more vehicular accidents recorded in Ghana are predominantly automatic vehicles.

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A thief with bravery yesterday stole mats from the Nima Police Station Mosque in Accra. Mosque mats are usually joined together by sewing them, and on which the faithful, as they stand in rows, pray.

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Fire has destroyed the Bungalow of the Yendi Church of Christ Health Centre occupied by Bernard Ndeogo, the Medical Officer of the Centre in the Yendi Municipality of Northern Region. The four-bedroom bungalow with a hall, kitchen, bathrooms and store was destroyed at 0330 hours on Friday, when the Medical Officer was in the Health Centre attending to patients.

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Member of Parliament for Asawase, Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka has apologized for making bribery allegations against a justice of the Supreme Court. Mr. Muntaka had alleged that a Supreme Court judge had promised to extend some privileges to a female National Democratic Congress (NDC) MP if she had voted for the NPP 39;s Speaker of Parliament nominee, Prof.

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A dawn gun attack by armed robbers on the Bolgatanga-Tamale Highway on two drivers on Friday (today) has provoked a public clamor for immediate transfer of the Upper East Regional Police Commander, DCOP Osei Ampofo-Duku, from the region.

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Some pharmacies in parts of Accra are not adhering to the COVID-19 protocols amidst the rise in case count in the second wave of the pandemic in the country. A visit by the Ghana News Agency (GNA) to some pharmaceutical stores revealed that scores have failed to provide veronica buckets with water for hand washing in front of the shops which is in violation of the World Health Organisation and Ghana Health Service COVID-19 preventive protocols.

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Josephine Baiden Agyarko, wife of the late Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency, Emmanuel Kyeremanteng Agyarko has reportedly passed on from Covid-19 complications. According to information gathered by this portal, she was receiving treatment from Covid-19 and appeared to be getting better until she relapsed leading to her death.

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A Koforidua Circuit court presided by Justice Mercy Adei-Kotei has sentenced Amadu Bukari, 34, a herdsman and Haruna Asor, 27, a labourer to 25 years imprisonment each in hard labour on three counts of robbery and conspiracy to commit crime, to wit robbery.

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The Abuakwa North Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region has directed bereaved families not to bring corpses homes before burial. The Assembly has directed that all corpses must be moved straight from mortuaries to cemetery for private burial with not more than 25 mourners in attendance.

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Despite consistent reminders, 50 Members Parliament (MPs) have still not made themselves available to the covid-19 test. The situation made Minority Chief Whip, Alhaji Muntaka Mubarak to demand that the Chief Whips of both the Majority and the Minority Side be supplied with the names of members of their caucuses who tested positive so that they could ensure they did not come into the chamber.

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A 42-year-old driver whose carelessness resulted in an accident and the death of a motor rider at Kaase in the Asokwa Municipality of the Ashanti Region has been remanded into Police custody by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) court.

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Two siblings who allegedly connived to steal a taxi cab have been granted a GH cent;60,000. 00 bail with two sureties each, by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly Court. Joseph Acquah and Kofi Owusu, both drivers, were said to have agreed and acted together with a common purpose to commit the crime of stealing.

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Bibiani Anwhiaso Bekwai Municipal Assembly is leading in the number of active COVID-19 cases in the Western North Region. The Region has a total of 729 confirmed cases with 688 fully recovered and discharged with four deaths.

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Scientists have identified Earth's smallest known reptile, warning at the same time that sustained destruction of forests in northern Madagascar threatens its survival. Tiny enough to perch comfortably on a fingertip, the ultra-compact chameleon -- dubbed Brookesia nana -- has the same proportions and world-weary expression as its larger cousins around the world.

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Some 51 illegal immigrants have been intercepted at the Asikumah checkpoint in the Volta Region. The ECOWAS nationals were arrested by personnel of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS). The immigrants who include minors were made up of 49 Beninese and two Togolese, comprising 15 females and 36 males.

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The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has entreated Ghanaians to consume more chocolate and other cocoa products daily since they contained antioxidants to fight the coronavirus disease.

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Scores of youth of Breman-Asikuma on Wednesday protested against the alleged relocation of Asikuma-Odeben-Brakwa District fire tender for water supply in Awutu-Senya East Municipality in the Central Region.

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A duplicate docket on Professor Emmanuel Yaw Benneh a law lecturer who was murdered at Agyriganor has been forwarded to the Attorney General 39;s Department for advice. Inspector Ebenezer Teye-Okuffo, who is leading the Prosecution, said the Police was therefore waiting for directives from the AG 39;s office.

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A 27-year-old chainsaw operator has been sentenced to five years imprisonment by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) Court for unlawful entry and stealing at Kwadaso Estates in Kumasi in the Ashanti region.

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The Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Databank Group, Kojo Addae-Mensah who is well known in the Ghanaian media fraternity for his role as a football pundit, has indicated that his numerous media appearances have always been for free.

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