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Tuesday 17 October 2017

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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[ 2017-10-08 ]

Encroachment of Owabi Forest cause of flooding at Atafoa- Assemblyman
The Assembly Man for Abrepo-Mpatasie Electoral
Area Hon Ohemeng Mor has stated that encroachment
of Owabi Forest Reserve land has been a major
cause to flooding at Atafoa and its environs in
the Bantama Constituency of the Ashanti Region.

The rains which lasted for about four hours left a
lot of people stranded at their homes as floods
took over streets and some properties.

Residents of Atafoa could not go to work on Friday
after an early morning heavy downpour which
flooded most parts of the Ashanti Regional
capital.

The Assembly Man for Abrepo-Mpatasie Electoral
Area Hon Ohemeng Mor speaking on ABUSUA DAWURO
COMMUNITY WATCH accused the Chief of Atafoa, Nana
Atafoa for selling Owabi Forest Lands to people to
build houses and other projects.

According to him, due to encroachment at the Owabi
Forest Reserve lands, people are mostly displaced
anytime it rains saying the floor of the Owabi
River has been blocked by those building houses
and projects near Owabi Forest.

However, the Chief of Atafo, Nana Atafoa speaking
to Osei Kwadwo denied the Assembly man’s
accusation saying he does not have the power to
sell Owabi Forest Reserve lands.

Nana Atafoa therefore announced immediate plans to
desilt the Owabi River to save the city from
further flooding.

Abusua FM’s Osei Kwadwo who is following the
development reported that the Owabi Forest Reserve
has turned into a dumping site by the residents in
the community.

Source - ultimatefmonline.com



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