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NACOB ARRESTS TANZANIAN WITH 2.3KG OF SPEED BALL

Officers of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) have arrested a Tanzanian woman, Basaida Zena Jafary with 2.3hk of speedball, a mixture of cocaine and heroin with street value of $ 70,000.00. Ms. Zena Jafary, a food vendor in Tanzania, arrived in Ghana recently at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) onboard …

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Lift ban on small scale mining now- GNASSM charges gov’t

The Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM) has charged government to consider lifting the ban on small scale mining activities. The Association, according the General Secretary Godwin Armah, cannot comprehend any justification for the long ban on licensed small scale mining, especially licensed firms in the country. Briefing …

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Ghana Ranked 81st in 2017 Corruption Perception Index

Ghana has been ranked 81st by the Transparency International in terms of public perception of corruption in public sector. This was contained in the latest (2017) Corruption Perception Index (CPI) in 180 countries and territories. Out of a possible score of 100 percent Ghana had 40 percent. This according to …

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NIC to sanction Insurance operators who flaunt regulations

The National Insurance Commission has reaffirmed its mandate to sanitize the insurance sector of the country. The NIA in partnership with the Insurance Associations and with funding support of the German Development Community has embarked on a rigorous sensitization campaign across the country to clarify issues and collate concerns from …

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Falling standards of journalism in Ghana: An insider’s perspective

The role of journalists in nation building cannot be over emphasized due to the linkage between information management, communications, marketing, development and its impact on the welfare of citizens (people). This, perhaps is the reason why the media ( journalism profession is considered the fourth estate of the realm after …

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