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Curfew in Old Tafo, Ghana, extended to Monday

The dusk till dawn curfew imposed on Old Tafo by the Ashanti Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has been extended to Monday, according to the Mayor of Kumasi, Kojo Bonsu. 148 more words

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Ghana to lose GHC6m over 1% tax withdrawal

Ghana is likely to lose over six million Ghana cedis in revenue following the withdrawal of the 1% tax on interest earned on investment.

Chairman of Parliament’s Finance Committee James Klutse Avedzi said the ministry will introduce measures in the supplementary budget to address the shortfall. 114 more words

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Ghana "Old Tafo Clashes": One arrested for sporadic shooting

One of the rampaging youth in the Old Tafo confrontations has been arrested by the Police in Kumasi for embarking on sporadic shooting in the area Thursday morning. 117 more words

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Ghana Police apologise for Mampong midwifery killings

Police in Mampong in the Ashanti region have expressed remorse for mistakenly killing a teacher of the Midwifery school and his brother.

The unfortunate incident occurred in the early hours of Wednesday. 152 more words

British Actress' Murderer Arthur Simpson-Kent to be deported today

The British fugitive, who allegedly murdered his girl­friend and two children in the United Kingdom (UK) and fled to Ghana, is to be repatriated to his home country today, Thursday February 11, 2016. 442 more words

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Gh¢10,000 bounty on heads of MP’s assassins

Police secure a ladder taken from the home of slain MP JB Danquah

The Ghana Police Service has put a Gh¢10, 000 bounty on the head of the murderers of the Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North. 238 more words

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Nigeria seeks $2bn Chinese loan to fund budget

Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun

Nigeria is seeking a $2billion loan from China to fund the 2016 budget.

Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun, according to sources, will travel to China next week to negotiate the loan to help fund the record budget spending, financial and government sources were yesterday quoted by Reuters. 398 more words

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