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2017-04-28

[N] More than 300 Libya based Ghanaians voluntarily repatriate
[N] Respect Akufo-Addo’s choice of MMDCEs – Western Region NPP
[N] Kumasi ‘Prison inmates live by miracle’ - PRO  
[N] Ashanti police at war with gangs
[N] Man jailed 15 years for robbing KNUST students

2017-04-27

[N] National Migration Policy not implemented one year after launch - ACILA
[N] US to deport 7000 Ghanaians – Ambassador
[N] Ghana AIDS Commission gets new board
[N] Nine sustain injuries in accident on Graphic Road
[N] Prepare for Ken Agyapong’s funeral - NDC Communicator to family
[N] Planting for Food and Jobs: Figures to note as project takes off
[N] 19 galamsey machines burnt
[N] Ibrahim Mahama’s companies to pay GHC12.4m in two weeks
[N] ‘Fraudulent’ AMERI has no expertise in power projects – Philip Addison

2017-04-26

[N] Angry NPP youth on rampage; burn billboards over MMDCE nominations
[N] Farmer beheads son in Western Region
[N] Police nab illegal ECG meter dealer in Ashanti Region
[N] I’m not sabotaging Akufo-Addo’s free SHS – Mahama
[N] Visa fraud: UK bans 4 MPs for 10 years
[N] AMERI didn’t pay us per diem – Addison Committee
[N] Akufo-Addo to name MMDCE nominees today
[N] Jail Ibrahim Mahama - Lawyer Kwame Adofo
[N] National Security unaware of raid at Nii Lantey Vanderpuye's house - Wife of MP
[N] Soldiers deployed as NPP men vandalise Zebilla MP’s residence
[N] Mahama not sabotaging 'Free SHS' - Bawa Mogtari
[N] Army chief suspended over ‘galamsey’

2017-04-25

[N] Suspect smears himself with faeces to avoid trial
[N] Government is witch-hunting Ibrahim – NDC
[N] Ibrahim Mahama warned GRA not to withdraw cheques - Amaliba
[N] Ibrahim Mahama closed his accounts after issuing the cheques – GRA insists
[N] TMA Engineer faces possible sanctions over GHC80,000 fraud case
[N] Fire is not candle to be blown off easily – GNFS rubbishes criticisms
[N] Illegal miners in Tarkwa promise to show MP 'pepper' for planning to stop galams
[A] Court orders arrest of musician
[N] Court prosecutes landlords without toilet facilities
[N] Work to resume at Kumasi Military hospital
[N] Best snacks for people with type 2 diabetes
[N] EOCO probes customs over Ibrahim Mahama's 44 dud cheques
[N] Is Nana Addo learning incompetence from Rawlings, Mahama? - Kwesi Pratt asks  

2017-04-24

[N] 2 Ghanaian workers arrested for killing Chinese employer
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General News

[ 2017-03-18 ]

Ntim Fordjour is leading a crusade against people who have established unlicensed gambling business

MP worried about proliferation of unlicensed gambling
A reverend minister-cum-Member of Parliament for
Assin South , Ntim Fordjour, is leading a crusade
against people who have taken advantage of the
loopholes in the system to establish unlicensed
gambling in the country.

He observed that the Gaming Act of 2005 [Act 721]
needs some strengthening in a form of amendment to
check the proliferation of unlicensed gambling
spots across the country Making a statement in
Parliament Mr Fordjour said though Ghana between
2011 and 2014 got GHC7 million in revenue through
gaming licencing, the damage and negative impact
it has on society cannot be quantified in monetary
terms .

He said research has proved that 65 per cent of
gamblers later depends on other people like
friends for survival , adding gambling has
tendencies of causing clinical psychological
disorder known pathological gambling syndrome.

That syndrome, he said, is a behavioral disorder
which is difficult to bring under control, saying
“It leads to addiction, depression and in some
cases suicide. According to the MP, it gambling
also promotes other social vices, divorce,
financial crisis and crime such as theft and
fraud.

Mr Fordjour has thus called on the Ministry of the
Interior, the Gaming Commission, MMDCES and other
stakeholders to help from a regulatory task force
to check the menace.

Former Deputy Minister of the Interior, James
Agalga agreed with Mr Fordjour on the issue of
proliferation of unlicensed gambling, adding under
his tenure, the Ministry did its best to curb the
menace.

He, however, admitted gaming has been one source
of revenue generation by the government

Source - 3news.com



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