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Photo of patriotic ‘kosua ne meko’ seller warms hearts on social media as she celebrates Ghana’s Independence in unique way

Photo of patriotic ‘kosua ne meko’ seller warms hearts on social media as she celebrates Ghana’s Independence in unique way

Photo of patriotic ‘kosua ne meko’ seller warms hearts on social media as she celebrates Ghana’s Independence in unique way
NDC's Fred Agbenyo proffers punishment for buyers as solution to street hawking problem

NDC's Fred Agbenyo proffers punishment for buyers as solution to street hawking problem

A Deputy Communications officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Fred Agbenyo, has in a radio discussion monitored by YEN.com.gh, expressed his misgivings about the ongoing decongestion exercise to rid Accra of hawkers.

NDC's Fred Agbenyo proffers punishment for buyers as solution to street hawking problem
TV Licence: GBC not backing down; Plans to deduct from workers salary at source

TV Licence: GBC not backing down; Plans to deduct from workers salary at source

Despite the huge public outcry over the TV licence it intends to collect, the GBC is considering a move to deduct the levy from salaries of the public especially civil servants. This they say will make it convenient for the public

TV Licence: GBC not backing down; Plans to deduct from workers salary at source
KLM ‘settles’ stranded passengers with €600

KLM ‘settles’ stranded passengers with €600

Persons numbering up to 16 were left frustrated at the departure hall of the Kotoka International Airport after it emerged that they will not be able to fly out of the country. Reports suggest that the airline was overbooked.

KLM ‘settles’ stranded passengers with €600
Bike riders captured in video showing off 'crazy' stunts in ironic road safety campaign

Bike riders captured in video showing off 'crazy' stunts in ironic road safety campaign

According to the organisers, the competition was to educate the public on the need too respect and appreciate the existence of the motorbikes and riders in the country and by that help reduce accidents involving motorbikes.

Bike riders captured in video showing off 'crazy' stunts in ironic road safety campaign
If you can't handle the heat, get out the kitchen - Edem advises GBC to shut down over TV license issue

If you can't handle the heat, get out the kitchen - Edem advises GBC to shut down over TV license issue

In Edem's message shared on Twitter, he took a 'clean' swipe at GBC and said if the state broadcaster can no longer stand the competition in the media industry they ought to shut down, rather than siphon money from citizens

If you can't handle the heat, get out the kitchen - Edem advises GBC to shut down over TV license issue
She wanted to be a lawyer, but she had to sell her body to feed her siblings

She wanted to be a lawyer, but she had to sell her body to feed her siblings

She dropped out of school and yet determined to live her dreams and take care of her family through the pain of prostitution in the city of Accra. This is not the dream she had meant for herself as she wanted to become a lawyer.

She wanted to be a lawyer, but she had to sell her body to feed her siblings
6 destinations in Ghana that are great for your Christmas plans

6 destinations in Ghana that are great for your Christmas plans

In Ghana especially, many people take a trip back to their hometown to visit family and spend the holidays in the community they grew up in before moving cities

6 destinations in Ghana that are great for your Christmas plans
Metro TV management scrambles to pay off tax debt after GRA officials shut down station

Metro TV management scrambles to pay off tax debt after GRA officials shut down station

A few days ago, the GRA shut down one of the capital’s busiest retail centers, the Accra Mall, for failing to pay their taxes which amounted to about GHC 2.3 M

Metro TV management scrambles to pay off tax debt after GRA officials shut down station
Over 30 ashawos and "customers" arrested in raid at Awoshie

Over 30 ashawos and "customers" arrested in raid at Awoshie

DCOP Osaberima Oware Asare Pinkron said the prostitutes were arrested alongside their male counterparts on charges of “soliciting for immoral purposes”.

Over 30 ashawos and "customers" arrested in raid at Awoshie
Prostitutes say Mahama’s flyover at Circle is putting monies in their pockets

Prostitutes say Mahama’s flyover at Circle is putting monies in their pockets

What is even bringing in more revenue is the newly constructed recreational facility also attached to the flyover and which has the statue of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

Prostitutes say Mahama’s flyover at Circle is putting monies in their pockets
Frustrated sex workers pressure gov't to legalize prostitution

Frustrated sex workers pressure gov't to legalize prostitution

These prostitutes from Adansi-Obuasi in Kumasi say their life and job has been unbearable considering the current economic conditions in the country today.

Frustrated sex workers pressure gov't to legalize prostitution
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