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Monkeypox outbreak 2022 and what you need to know

Monkeypox, a disease caused by the monkeypox virus, occurs very infrequently and in very scattered locations in parts of Africa. There are two clades (or types) of the virus: a West Africa (WA) clade in which 1 to 3.6 out of 100 infected patients die (1% to 3.6% mortality) and …

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Fire guts three-storey building at Aboabo

     A three-storey building which houses Police officers at Aboabo in the Ashanti Region is on fire. The cause of the inferno is not immediately known. The ravaging fire has destroyed several properties. The fire started around 2:30pm, Thursday afternoon. Source: 3news.com

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‘Parliament has no money to function’ – Bagbin fumes

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has lamented the dire financial constraints Parliament is currently facing. According to the Speaker, he has stopped approving financial commitments of the house due to the constraints. Speaking in Parliament, the Speaker called out the Minister for Finance for starving the House of funds. …

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Supreme Court gives AG 14 days to file statement on e-levy suit

The Supreme Court has granted the Attorney General 14 days within which to file his statement of case on the suit by three Minority Members of Parliament challenging the passage of the controversial Electronic Transfer Levy. Three NDC MPs, namely Haruna Iddrissu, Mahama Ayariga, and Samuel Okudjeto Ablakwa, are before …

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Bole SHS assistant headmaster allegedly rapes final year student

The Assistant Headmaster of the Bole Senior High School (SHS), Issahaku Jeduah, has allegedly raped a 21-year-old final year student. According to the final year student of the school, on Friday, 20 May 2022, the Assistant Headmaster, sent for her during prep time. She indicated that the Assistant Headmaster’s invitation …

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No nurse has turned into a crocodile – Tafo gov’t hospital

The Tafo Government Hospital in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region has denied claims that a student nurse turned into crocodile at the facility. This follows reports that a student nurse had turned into a crocodile causing, a pregnant staff nurse to collapse. According to the reports, the student nurse had …

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Software Engineer granted GHS139,000 bail over fraud

An Accra Circuit Court has granted a software engineer a GHS139,000 bail with two sureties over alleged fraud. The Court presided over by Mrs Ellen Offei Ayeh ordered that Kofi Kwansa Bart-Plange’s sureties should be justified. Bart-Plange, the accused person, has denied the offence and he will make his next …

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When Akufo-Addo declared his assets

In January 2017, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo declared his assets some days after being sworn into power in line with the constitutional requirement stipulated in Act 550 of the 1992 Republican Constitution. Exactly two weeks after his inauguration on January 7, he declared his assets on the 27th of January …

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