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WAEC releases provisional results for 2022 WASSCE; 8,486 candidates in trouble

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has released provisional results for the 2022 West Africa Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). In a statement on Thursday, WAEC said the results relate to only Ghanaian students who took part in the exams this year. According to the examination body, candidates can access the results on its website. However, some 8,486 candidates who ...

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NIA begins registration exercise for refugees living in Ghana

The National Identification Authority has begun the registration and issuance of Refugee Identity Cards to refugees living in Ghana. The process is expected to enable refugees in the country to access some social services they do not currently enjoy due to their unregistered status. Accessing basic services such as opening a bank account, registering SIM cards, etc. is often a ...

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Don’t just listen to the prosecutor and plead guilty – Lawyer warns public

A lawyer at Adom Legal Consult, Daniel Korang, has warned the public against pleading guilty on the behest of police prosecutors when they get charged with a crime. According to him, some police prosecutors misconduct themselves by inducing accused persons to plead guilty under the pretense that they would receive lighter sentences. This, he says, infringes on the accused person’s ...

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Assistant headmaster found dead after galamsey pit collapse at Mpatasie

An Assistant headteacher of Mpatasie D/A primary in the Amansie South District of the Ashanti Region, Akwasi Anane, has died after an illegal small-scale mining (galamsey) pit collapsed on him. The 47-year-old is said to have gone to the site to work around 9 pm on Tuesday. According to the district National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) office, Mr Anane was ...

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1992 Constitution gives too much power to the executive – Betty Mould

A former Attorney General, Betty Mould Iddrisu has said the 1992 Constitution gives too much power to the Executive arm of government headed by the President. In her view, this does not promote checks and balances and hence should be looked at. Madam Mould Iddrisu further described this as an unfortunate situation. “In order for democracy to be sustainable, you ...

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Mining Communities cry over incessant snake attacks

Mining-affected Communities in the Newmont Ahafo south project area, particularly Damso and its surrounding villages are seriously lamenting the several attacks by pythons. Members of the affected communities are alleging that Newmont’s Water Storage Facility (WSF) which is situated in the area is serving as a breeding pond for pythons attacking residents and killing their domestic animals.  According to the ...

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Tamale and its environs to face Water shortage as GWCL serves shutdown notice

Residents living in and around the Tamale metropolis will have to brace themselves up for some periods of water shortage. This is because management of Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) in the Northern Region has served notice that they may be compelled to temporarily shut down the Nawuni Water Treatment Plant that supplies a greater population of consumers in the Region as the only ...

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Britain and world say final goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II

Britain and the world said a final goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II at a state funeral Monday that drew presidents and kings, princes and prime ministers — and crowds who massed along the streets of London to honor a monarch whose 70-year reign defined an age. A day packed with events in London and Windsor began early when the doors of 900-year-old ...

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Coalition marks 18 years of Women’s Manifesto for Ghana

The Women’s Manifesto Coalition (WMC) hosted by ABANTU for Development, has marked 18 years of the launch of the Women’s Manifesto for Ghana. In September 2004, the Women’s Manifesto for Ghana was developed and launched by a broad constituency of women’s groups and allies nationwide. It was necessitated by the failure to place emphasis on tackling the underlying causes of ...

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Image of Ghana’s judiciary broken; current Chief Justice must be changed – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has called for a change in the leadership of the country’s judiciary to repair what he describes as its broken image. Mr. Mahama believes the current state of the judiciary has sunk so low that it has lost the trust and faith of the ordinary person. “So badly has the image of our Judiciary deteriorated ...

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