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Four NIA officials arrested over malpractices in Ashanti Region

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah File photo Four officials of the National Identification Authority (NIA) and another person have been arrested by the Ghana Police Service for engaging in a number of malpractices in the mass registration exercise in the Ashanti Region. A statement issued by the NIA said the arrests, which …

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Wontumi has no power to make all NPP’s Ashanti MPs go unopposed – Antoh

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah The Second National Vice-Chair of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Frederick F. Antoh has stated that the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the party, Mr Bernard Antwi-Boasiako, popularly known as ‘Wontumi’, has no power to instruct that all incumbent Members of Parliament (MPs) in the party’s …

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Court stops elections in three electoral areas in Ashanti Region

By: brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah   Elections in the Ashanti Region have been postponed in three Electoral areas following nomination issues in those areas. The areas include Pankrono East Electoral area in the Old Tafo Municipality, the Konongo New Town Electoral area in the Asante Akyem Central Municipality and the Aunty …

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NDC to hold parliamentary primaries in 20 Ashanti Region Constituencies

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Some NDC faithful The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has opened nominations for parliamentary primaries in 20 constituencies in the Ashanti Region. In a statement, the party’s National Organiser, Joshua Akamba said: “nominations will open for 3 days, from Monday, November 18, 2019, to Wednesday, November 20, …

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Floods kill 11 children in Ashanti region

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Eleven children have lost their lives to floods in the Ashanti Region within a month-and-a-half, the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has said. The Regional Director of NADMO, Mr Kwabena Nsenkyire who made the disclosure on Monday, 28 October 2019 said the latest casualty was a nine-year-old …

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ASHANTI REGIONAL MINISTER WISHES ASANTE KOTOKO FC GOOD LUCK

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah The Ashanti Regional Minister Hon. Simon Osei Mensah has sent his warmly wishes to the Asante Kotoko football club as they are preparing  to compete with San-pedro this coming Sunday at the Baba Yara sports stadium in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi. The Porcupine Warriors-Kumasi Asante Kotoko …

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Ashanti Region Minister calls for respect for local languages

by;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah Mr. Simon Osei-Mensah in tête-à-tête with Cecilia Amankwah, Country Director of Engage Now Africa Ashanti Region Minister, Simon Osei-Mensah, is encouraging Ghanaians to pay attention to the use of local languages in communication both at home and in school. He said the continued neglect of Ghanaian dialects in …

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Late Ashanti chief’s funeral turns bloody as stray bullets hit 3

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Three persons have been hit by stray bullets fired at the funeral of the Paramount Chief of Nsuta, in the Ashanti Region. The victims, Adusei Poku, 23, Abena Boahemaa, 11 and Abena Boatemaa, 10, were hit as traditional priests spontaneously fired musketry at the one-week rites of the late Nana Aduagyei Bonsafo III. Nhyira …

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