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Soldier killed by unknown assailants

A soldier was Friday shot dead by unknown assailants at a place near Dollar Power, which is noted for galamsey activities in the Bole Bamboi District in the Northern Region.

Parliament approves loan to fight TB

Parliament has approved a 13,11,601.45 euro buyer-credit agreement between the government and ABN AMRO N.V Bank of the Netherlands to finance the "Accelerating Tuberculosis (TB) Case Detection" project in the country.

120 Mobile phones seized from inmates of Kumasi Central Prison

More than 120 mobile phones that belonged to some inmates of the Kumasi Central Prison have been confiscated by the prison authorities in response to last year’s infamous attempted jailbreak in which one inmate was shot dead by a policeman.

The Deputy Director of Prisons, Mr Lord Nii Boye Tagoe, said in Kumasi that the mobile phones facilitated the jailbreak plans as the inmates were able to communicate with friends outside the prison.

Alhaji Gruzah source of Fulanis in Agogo – Kontihene

It is Alhaji Karim Gruzah, who introduced the current crop of Fulanis to Agogo, Kontihene of the Agogo Traditional Area, Nana Kwame Nti, has told Ekow Mensah-Shalders on Class91.3fm’s Executive Breakfast Show on Friday February 5.

Agogo Fulani Agitation: Don’t panic we are in control - IGP

The acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), John Kudalor, has stated emphatically that a joint police/military team is firmly in control of the security situation at Agogo and the nearby towns and villages in the Ashanti Region and so the people should not panic.

Is Pastor Chris a president? - Pratt fumes

Veteran Journalist Kwasi Pratt Jr is livid over the decision by the Greater Accra Regional Police Command to temporarily block some roads in Accra on Friday 5th February ahead of the ‘Night of Bliss’ event organized by renowned Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Christ Embassy Church at the Black Star square.

Man butchers 19-year-old lady for sex refusal

A resident of Sorodae, a suburb of Koforidua in the Eastern region, Kwaku Manu, has allegedly butchered a 19-year-old mother of one for refusing to have sex with him. The incident happened at about 1am Friday, February 5, 2016.

Man butchers JHS girl over sex

A man believed to be in his forty's has allegedly butchered a 19-year-old Junior High School girl at Debrahkrom near Koforidua.

Woman killed by unknown assailants

The body of a woman believed to have been attacked and strangled by some unknown assailants while she was sleeping, has been found at Klagon, near Lashibi in the Greater Accra Region, it has been reported.