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Minister arrests Russian, Ukrainian galamsey operators

Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu, has caused the arrest of four expatriates operating an illegal gold mine at Tontokrom in the Amansie West District of the Ashanti Region. The mining company, Geo Professional Services (GPS), which flouted a May 17, 2017 directive by the Lands Commission, has …

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Akufo-Addo’s critics ‘unwise’ – Prof. Martey

The former Moderator of the Presby Church, Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Martey has lashed out at critics of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government, describing them as unwise.

According to him, some of the critics, who are former government officials woefully failed to address the country’s problems, yet are quick …

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Soldiers protecting Galamsey operators – Amewu

The Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu has accused some personnel of the Ghana Armed Forces High command of providing cover for galamsey operators in hard-hit areas.

He alleged the said military command has without authorization, deployed personnel to protect galamsey operators in parts of the Ashanti region …

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Parliament will review Atuabo contract – Akoto Osei

The Minister of Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei will be making sure the contract for $1 billion Atuabo Gas plant in the Western Region is brought before parliament following allegations the deal was overpriced.

“I am going to ask the Minister of Energy to take it up and …

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Unemployed nurses sleep at Health Ministry to demand postings [Photos]

The Coalition of unposted Allied Health Professionals kept vigil at the premises of the Health Ministry last night (Monday) as part of their continued struggle for immediate clearance and posting.

The group vowed not to leave the Ministry premises until they are cleared on Friday as promised by the Deputy …

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Atuabo project was bloated by over $40m – Dr. Manteaw

The Co-chair of the Ghana Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (GHEITI), Dr. Steve Manteaw is alleging that the one billion dollar cost of the Atuabo Gas plant in the Western Region was overpriced by 40 million dollars.

According to him, the Chinese company which undertook the project, SINOPEC, engaged in fraudulent …

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Sir Roger Moore, James Bond🔫 Actor, Dies Aged 89💐

Roger Moore played the role of the iconic spy in seven Bond films including Live and Let Die and the Spy Who Loved Me.

Sir Roger's family took to Twitter to announce the news of the actor's death following "a short but brave battle with cancer".

The message from his …

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Update: 🏴IS Claims Responsibility for Manchester🇬🇧 Concert Blast💥

Islamic State has announced that it carried out the attack during the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, UK. However, some experts discounted this, noting there was no evidence of direct involvement and that details of the IS claim - in two contradictory postings - contrasted with the British police account.

Police announced …

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⚠Update: Ariana Grande Concert💥 Blast📹: https://goo.gl/cmLcBl

It's now reported that the suicide bomber killed 22 people - including children - & injured 59 others, in the explosion that tore through fans leaving an Ariana Grande pop concert in Manchester.

Police have also reported that the concert attacker died while detonating device. The entire city has been mobilised to help …

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Europe was the birthplace of mankind, not Africa

Currently, most experts believe that our human lineage split from apes around seven million years ago in central Africa, where hominids remained for the next five million years before venturing further afield.

But two fossils of an ape-like creature which had human-like teeth have been found in Bulgaria and Greece …

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Mexican Tarahumara woman wins 50km race wearing only sandals

A 22-year-old woman, María Lorena Ramírez, from Mexico's Tarahumara indigenous community has won a 50km (31 miles) ultramarathon wearing sandals & defeated 500 other runners from 12 countries in the female category of the Ultra Trail Cerro Rojo in Puebla, in central Mexico.

She ran without any professional gear, and her …

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Actress Dina Merrill👵🏻 Dies at 93💐

Dina Merrill, the actress, heiress and RKO executive whose blend of beauty and refinement made her the perfect woman to portray socialites on screens big and small, has died. She was 93.

Merrill died Monday at her home in East Hampton, N.Y., The New York Times reported.

As the …

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Dubai gets a Robocop

Dubai Police's plans for robot officers. Its first step is the Dubai Police Robot, a single unit entering service this week. An adapted REEM humanoid robot, citizens can report crimes to it and kick-start real-life human investigations. But while it may not be able to arrest people -- or chase down …

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