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2017-10-12

[N] PURC boss, Samuel Sarpong, sacked
[N] Don’t stampede gov’t into closing fuel stations – OMCs
[N] £350k Scandal: Otumfuo clean – Sacked Bank Official
[N] 245 suspected drug peddlers, prostitutes arrested in Ashanti
[N] Don’t follow ‘malicious’ social media – Rawlings advises Media General
[N] Gov’t withdraws Zongo Development Fund bill

2017-10-11

[B] Ghana woos investors at IMF/World Bank Meetings
[B] Hybrid power stations to add 850MW to grid
[N] Agric College Students Picket At MoFA Today
[N] We don’t need cabinet meeting to solve gas explosions – Namoale
[N] Cost of home loans drop to 30.6 %
[B] Ghana’s exports rise to $ 8.9 billion
[N] Gov’t investigating report of Ghanaian ISIS fighters – Majority
[N] Tension in Bimbila ahead of late chief burial Thursday
[N] Akufo-Addo's 'one achievement, one launch' is new NPP strategy
[N] God is the reason - 13-year-old KNUST student says
[N] Workers on the Kejetia market project to lay down tools following threats
[N] Parliament tasks 3 committees to investigate gas explosions
[N] Mansco Gas must compensate explosion victims – Mahama Ayariga
[N] Police accused in Delta Force 13 case

2017-10-10

[B] Airlines upbeat about boost in business
[N] Earlier charges against Delta Forces dropped
[N] SUNDA Int. & TWYFORD Ceramics donate to gas explosion victims
[N] Operation to ban public smoking in Tamale to be activated after six arrested in
[N] AUCC founder launches book about his life as public servant and private citizen

2017-10-09

[S] Ghana Rugby team beats Mauritius in impressive Sevens campaign
[N] Thieves steal car at Legon after man fled from Atomic gas explosion
[N] Fuel explosions: NPA to employ 200 extra safety auditors – Agyarko
[N] Petrochemical workers opposed gov’t's new policy on gas explosions – Abu Ramadan
[N] Kwadaso Agric. College Students boycott lectures over unpaid allowances
[N] Court grants withdrawal of application against lawyer for EC boss
[N] Nana Addo to personally pay for presidential correspondent’s funeral
[N] NDC financiers, others frustrated our fight against 'illegal' fuel stations - Ay
[N] New Ya-Naa Will Be My 1st Year’s Crowning Achievement – Akufo-Addo

2017-10-08

[N] Kwadaso MP visits flood prone areas after heavy down pour
[I] Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Touts Legacy As She Prepares To Step Down  
[N] Wassa Akropong Shooting; 4 Arrested
[N] Brother Of 13-Year-Old KNUST Student To Break Sister’s Record
[N] Encroachment of Owabi Forest cause of flooding at Atafoa- Assemblyman
[N] Kwadaso: building kills 2, 1 in critical condition
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General News

[ 2017-04-20 ]

Galamsey fight is 'war' – Ken Ashigbey
Even though it appears the anti-galamsey fight has
chalked some successes, “we should all know that
this is not a battle that we are going to win
immediately, it’s a war, so, there are a few of
the battles that we are winning but there are
greater ones that are out there,” Managing
Director of the Graphic Communications Group, Mr
Ken Ashigbey has said.

As of Wednesday, 19 April, the end of the 21-day
ultimatum given by the Minister of Lands and
Natural Resources for the galamseyers to stop
operating, 544 excavators and other earth-moving
equipment had been withdrawn from illegal mining
sites across the country.

Mr Ashigbey, who is leading a media coalition to
give impetus to the war declared on illegal
small-scale mining by the Akufo-Addo government,
told Moro Awudu on Class91.3FM’s Executive
Breakfast Show on Thursday, 20 April that although
the media support has been “unprecedented”, the
gains made are just the beginning.

Since the campaign, several Chinese galamseyers
have been arrested together with their Ghanaian
counterparts.

The media reportage on the campaign vis-à-vis the
Chinese, got the China mission in Ghana angry to
the extent that it issued a statement urging the
Ghanaian government to rein in the media.

This got the Ghanaian media and local stakeholders
firing back saying China cannot dictate to the
West African country what to do with its media.

Source - classfmonline.com



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