Welder remanded over alleged theft
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 The Amasaman Circuit Court has remanded a welder in police custo­dy over alleged theft of metal slabs, and electrical cables valued GH¢120,000.00. Godwin Awuku, 29, is also said to have caused damage to metal slabs, Plastic of Paris (P.O.P) ceiling and sliding win­dows, belonging to Mr Benjamin Danso. Awuku has denied unlawful entry into the house of Mr Dan­so, the complainant, as well as the cause of damage and theft. Police Chief Inspector Frederick Awuah-Ansah told the court presided over by Ms Enid Marful-Sau that Mr Danso was a trader and resident of Amasaman, in the Greater Accra R ..read more
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ECG cautions public against fraudsters …operating fake MoMo accounts
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The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has cau­tioned the public against fraudsters, who request customers to pay money into purported money accounts of the company, to access services such as meter replacement, meter installation­and debt cancellation. This caution is against the backdrop of complaints to the ECG that customers received strange phone calls asking recipi­ents to deposit money into ECG bank account or mobile money account. The General Manager of ECG, in the Volta Region, Ms Christina Jatoe- Kaleo, said com­pany does not have any MoMo or mobile money accounts, and warned custome ..read more
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COCOBOD GH¢271m financial loss case: EOCO probe unconcluded when transferring docket to CID – Witness
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It has emerged that the Economic and Organis­eOffice (EOCO) did not conclude investigations on whether or not lithovit is a fraudulent fertiliser before transferring docket to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service. This came to light during cross examination of Mr Paul Adjei­Gyan, Operations Directorate, EOCO by Mr Benson Nutsukpui, counsel for Mr Seidu Agongo, at the Accra High Court (Criminal Division). Dr Stephen Kwabena Opuni, the former Chief Executive of COCOBOD and Mr Seidu Agongo, the Managing Director of Agricult Ghana Limited, a fertiliser manufactu ..read more
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Coach Huptle gets full house
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The Black Queens yesterday had their first full training session with all 23 invited players present alongside new mid­fielder, Freda Ayisi, at the Accra Sports Stadium. The Charlton Athletic star girl, who has had stints with Lewes WFC, Birmingham WFC, and Arsenal WFC, joined the team on Monday night, four days before the Queen’s third round Olympic Games qualifier against the Cop­per Queens of Zambia. The Black Queens are a few games away from qualification for their first ever Olympic appear­ance, and Head Coach Nora Häuptle believes her inclusion would add bite to the team’s attack. The 40 ..read more
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Black Princesses, Black Satellites to campaign in Cape Coast, Accra
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 The U-20 female national team, the Black Princesses, will honour their games of the Africa Games event at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium. As hosts of the Women’s foot­ball event, the Black Princesses, who are current holders of the WAFU U-20 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, will face Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda in Group A. Ghana will open her tourna­ment against Ethiopia on Sat­urday, March 9 at the venue. The team will later take on Tanzania on Tuesday, March 12 before wrapping up the group stage with the game against Uganda on Fri­day, March 15. Coach Yussif Basigi’s side are back from ..read more
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African Games Accra 2023: Ghanaian cyclists gear up for cycling challenge
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Ghana’s cycling team has intensified preparation to­wards the 13th African Games scheduled for March 8-23. Over 20 cyclists (male and female) from across the country have been invited to be part of the national cycling team for the continental event. With cycling as one of the Olympic qualifiers, the Ghana Cycling Federation (GCF) is looking forward to make a huge mark at the competition. Speaking to the Times Sports yesterday, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the GCF, Mr Dennis Moore, said the technical team has outlined a series of training regimen to fine-tune the cyclists ahead of the ..read more
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Dr Provencal chairs GITFIC-AfCFTA Tertiary Students Club
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 Dr Edwin Alfred Obodai Provencal has been out­doored as the Chairman of the Ghana International Trade and Finance Conference GITFIC-AfCFTA Tertiary Students Club. Dr Provencal, whose tenure as chairman for the tertiary students’ club took effect from February 1, 2024 to February 1, 2025. The appointment of a club chairman is integral to providing strategic leadership and ensuring effective coordination, fostering collaboration among members and facilitating engagement with external stakeholders. Dr Provencal in his accep­tance speech said GITFIC-Af­CFTA club stood as stronghold of empowe ..read more
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Ghanaians urged to prioritise health
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The Eastern Re­gional Director of Health Services, Dr Winfred Ofo­su, has advised Ghanaians, espe­cially the youth to put priority on their health in order to safeguard their lives and also to avoid future occurrences that may deteriorate their health. “We must make conscious ef­forts to ensure that we safeguard our health by being proactive and refraining from activities that would put our health at risk,” he said He said this in a speech read on his behalf by the Deputy Director responsible for Public Health Services in the Eastern Region, Dr John Ekow Otoo, at the inau­guration of the S.D.A ..read more
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Justice will be delivered in Ahmed Suale case – AG
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Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Godfred Yeboah Dame, has assured that govern­ment is committed to finding and prosecuting the killers of late investigative journalist, Ahmed Hussein-Suale. “The government is fully committed to ensure that the murderers of Ahmed Suale are found and brought to book,” Mr Dame said in an answer to a question asked of him by the Member for Madina, Francis-Xavier Sosu, on the floor of par­liament yesterday in Accra. Mr Sosu wanted to know the status of investigations into the murder of the investigative journalist and a raft of unresolved murder cases inc ..read more
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Resolve challenges reducing cocoa tonnage!
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 There is a saying that “Ghana is cocoa, cocoa is Ghana”. To the Ghanaian, cocoa is more than a simple crop because apart from its eco­nomic value, it forms part of the national identity and the country’s social history. Therefore, any circum­stance that negatively affects cocoa growth and production must be dealt with head-on and those coming in as support encouraged with all strength. This is why the Ghanaian Times is worried about the news that Ghana lost 150,000 tonnes of cocoa beans last year due to activities of smugglers. Besides smuggling due to the lowest price of the commodity i ..read more
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