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IGP places Ghc10,000 bounty on Lapaz police killers

The police have placed a Ghc10,000 bounty on the two suspects who shot and killed a police officer and injured another one at Lapaz in Accra on Thursday. According to the Inspector General of Police, Mr David Asante Apeatu, anyone who provides information leading to the arrest of the two suspects would be given the bounty. The IGP made this known Friday morning at the Kaneshie Divisional headquarters. The two police officers were shot by two unidentified men who were on an unregistered motorbike. Reports said the two men were…

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SPORTS 

We paid Kwasi Appiah $150,000 a signing-on fee — Asiamah

The Minister for Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah, has revealed that Black Stars coach, Kwasi Appiah, has been paid $150,000 as signing-on fee in the interim, out of the total $250,000. He pointed out that Coach Appiah had a contractual agreement with Al Khartoum SC, the Sudanese club he left midstream and that part of his signing-on fee would be used to offset the debt he owed the club. The Minister further disclosed that the Stars coach and his technical staff would be paid their salaries as soon as the…

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NEWS 

Court to deliver judgement in Marwako case July 26

Jihad Chaaban, the Marwako restaurant supervisor, standing trial for allegedly dipping the face of a female worker into pepper, will know his fate on July 26, 2017. The Abeka District Court, presided by Ms Victoria Akua Ghansah, will give its judgement in trial in which Chaaban is facing three counts of causing harm, assault and offensive conduct for the alleged attack on the female worker, Evelyn Boakye. Chaaban has pleaded not guilty to the charges and is currently on bail in the sum of Gh¢ 20, 000 with two sureties….

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National Service Scheme rejects NHIS cards for registration

The Management of the National Service Scheme (NSS) has asked potential registrants for the 2017/2018 national service not to produce Health Insurance cards for identification purposes because they “would NOT be accepted.” Besides the provision of students’ I/D cards, the Service says it requires registrants to produce any one of the national identity cards, namely a valid voter I.D., passport or drivers’ license. The 2017/2018 National Service registration which was originally scheduled to start from Monday, July 17 will now start from Monday, July 24, 2017. A statement issued by…

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SHOWBIZ 

I’m not over-exposing my baby – Kafui Danku

Currently running on some television stations is a Royal Monopoly Baby Diaper commercial which has actress Kafui Danku and her daughter, Lorde as the actors. And some people are of the opinion that the pretty actress is over-exposing her eight month baby by using her for a television commercial. Obviously, those who have a problem with the actress know her conception story and think that as a result of that, she should be hiding her baby but Kafui doesn’t think so. Granted, she had three miscarriages before finally having her…

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SHOWBIZ 

Let’s support Majid not criticise him – John Dumelo

Actor John Dumelo says his close friend and colleague actor Majid Michelle needs the support of Ghanaians and not condemnation and criticism because he is doing the work of God. John Dumelo told the host of the Cosmopolitan Mix, Doreen Andoh, that he does not think people should be judgemental by passing all sorts of comments about Majid Michelle as he has been chosen by God. Majid Michelle who is now a born-again Christian is preaching the gospel in churches although he has been heavily criticised by many people who think it…

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Lapaz shooting: Policeman’s death confirmed

The Ghana Police Service has confirmed that one police officer died whilst another was on admission at the Police Hospital in Accra following Thursday afternoon’s broad day shooting by suspected armed robbers at Lapaz in Accra. The incident happened around 1:20pm and that the two officers who were unarmed were on community policing patrols with their motorbikes  at Lapaz near the Las Palmas restaurant. The police officers were gunned down by two unidentified men who were on an unregistered motorbike and are currently on the run. “Unfortunately, one of the police personnel passed…

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Youth get US$10m to grow business ventures — Prez

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched a National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan (NEIP) with a seed capital of US$10 million to support the youth to grow their business ventures. The plan is also intended to encourage the youth to come up with creative ideas that can be developed into enterprises. The seed money is expected to be leveraged to raise about US$100 million from private sources and public organisations to fund the programme. The initiative is part of the determination of the government to change the economic conditions of…

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NEWS 

Robbers shoot police officers, steal car in broad day light at Lapaz

Two police officers were Thursday afternoon shot by suspected armed robbers who were operating at Lapaz in Accra. The suspects, who were on a motorbike, were said to have stolen an unregistered vehicle. According to eyewitnesses, the suspects, shot at the two police officers to prevent them from thwarting their operation. The incident occurred at about 1pm around the Las Palmas restaurant, Daily view Gh gathered. The eyewitnesses helped to convey the two injured police officers to the hospital before a re-enforcement arrived. One of the police officers reportedly died later. Source:…

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Kaneshie MTTD impounds 46 motorbikes

The Kaneshie Division of the Motor Transport and Traffic Directorate (MTTD) on Thursday impounded 46 motorbikes after a routine swoop at Kaneshie in Accra. According to the Kaneshie Divison MTTD Commander , DSP Elvis Bawa Sadongo, the swoop was part of routine efforts to reduce the rate at which motorbike riders flout traffic regulations in the country. “First and foremost we are looking for law breakers because you understand that the preventive aspect of our function is what we are trying to do, we don’t want things to happen”, DSP Sadongo…

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