“DON’T COMPARE YOUR LIFE TO OTHERS’. YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THIER JOURNEY IS ALL ABOUT” RICHARD BRANSON

“DON’T COMPARE YOUR LIFE TO OTHERS’. YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THIER JOURNEY IS ALL ABOUT” RICHARD BRANSON. I’m often described as joyful – and it’s a description I’m proud of. Most people would assume my business success, and the wealth that comes with it, have brought me this happiness. But in fact it’s the reverse. I am successful, wealthy and connected because I am happy. I am able to find joy in most situations, because I live my own life. I’ve always marched to the beat of my own drum, and I can tell you there’s nothing more satisfying that being true to yourself. So, when I’m asked how




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WE MUST STOP THE RIVALRY BETWEEN MEN, VEHICLES, CATTLE AND SHEEP ON OUR CITY CENTERS

WE MUST STOP THE RIVALRY BETWEEN MEN, VEHICLES, CATTLE AND SHEEP ON OUR CITY CENTERS. There are lots of benefits in animal rearing, particularly the raising of poultry, sheep and cattle. Those breeding animals speak of good financial returns in the sale of animals, especially during annual festivities like Christmas and Eid al Fitr and Adha. Nutritionists on their part say the animals that include chicken, cattle and sheep are sources of protein in our diets. Many homes cannot do without meat from sheep, cattle and chicken. Currently animal rearing in many African cities does not follow rules requiring animal farmers to keep them away from the city centers. Cattle




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ARMED MOTOR BIKE CRIMINALS; THEY DON’T BELONG HERE, MUST BE ELIMINATED

ARMED MOTOR BIKE CRIMINALS; THEY DON’T BELONG HERE, MUST BE ELIMINATED. The taxi used in knocking the armed criminals lying in a gutter. Personnel of the Ghana Police Service and other security personnel on government payroll are by law responsible for the arrest of wrong doers throughout the country. However, in a show of bravery, some “citizen vigilante” taxi drivers are currently playing a lead role in apprehending criminals who use motor bikes to rob innocent people of their cash, cars and other valuable items. In the latest show of bravery, a taxi driver used his taxi to cause the arrest of robbers at East Legon to the admiration of




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CAMERAS ON OUR STREETS : A WAKE-UP CALL AFTER LAPAZ SHOOTING INCIDENT

CAMERAS ON OUR STREETS : A WAKE-UP CALL AFTER LAPAZ SHOOTING INCIDENT. On Wednesday, July 12, 2017, the news of daylight robbery was widely reported by the media with a subsequent deepening contagion by social media. This robbery led to the death of one police officer and left another in a critical condition as confirmed by the in charge of Police Public Affair Unit, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Afia Tenge. The shooting incident which occurred in broad daylight provoked the authors’ thoughts about the effectiveness of security measures in the country, especially on our highways or urban roads. As a developing country, it will be beneficial to adopt certain




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POLICE IMPOUND 149 UNREGISTERED MOTORBIKES AND 107 VEHICLES IN SPECIAL OPERATION

POLICE IMPOUND 149 UNREGISTERED MOTORBIKES AND 107 VEHICLES IN SPECIAL OPERATION. The Police Administration says it impounded 149 unregistered motorbikes and 107 unregistered vehicles in a four-hour special operation on Monday. The operation conducted in various parts of Accra and Tema is part of ongoing measures to check various acts of criminal incidents especially the use of unregistered motorbikes and vehicles on the roads and involved personnel from the various operational units from the Police, a statement signed by the Director-General of Police Public Affairs, Assistant Commissioner of Police David S. Eklu said.The statement said four other persons caught in possession of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp were




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GHANA IS CURRENTLY HOSTING 14,000 REFUGEES, REPORT SAYS

GHANA IS CURRENTLY HOSTING 14,000 REFUGEES, REPORT SAYS. Ghana as a country is currently hosting about Fourteen Thousand (14,000) refugees from Liberia, Togo, Sudan and Cote D’Ivorie. Amongst others, are those who escaped from ravages of war in their respective countries. More so, the refugees in Ghana are mostly hosted in Refugees settlements whilst a good number live in urban areas in Ghana. These are: Krisan and Ampain in the Western Region; Bujumbura in the central Region and; Fetentaa in the Brong-Ahafo Region. The Minister for Interior, Hon. Ambrose Dery, made this known during the swearing in of Members of Ghana Refugees Board in Accra. According to him, Ghana is




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VIDEO: 17-YEAR OLD LEADS GANG TO ROB BUSINESSMAN AT GUNPOINT IN TRAFFIC

VIDEO: 17-YEAR OLD LEADS GANG TO ROB BUSINESSMAN AT GUNPOINT IN TRAFFIC. A seventeen (17) year old is in the grips of the East Legon Police for leading a robbery attack on a White businessman at East Legon. Sanusi Zibu and another, Abdul Muhammad who is Twenty Seven (27) years old under the pretext of alerting him to check a flat tyre. When the businessman stopped, the suspects pulled a gun on him and took away his bag which contained GHC 58,000 and $20,000. Luck however run out for them when a motorbike rider chased them, crossed their paths and knocked them. This led to their arrest by the police.




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GHANA TO SET UP MISSION IN KUWAIT TO CHECK ABUSE OF WOMEN

GHANA TO SET UP MISSION IN KUWAIT TO CHECK ABUSE OF WOMEN. The establishment of a diplomatic mission in Kuwait as a measure of checking the maltreatment of Ghanaians in the Gulf region is in advanced stages. This is according to Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botwe. She contends that the physical presence of the Ghanaian state in Kuwait would help government deal better with the numerous instances of Ghanaian domestic workers in that country who are subjected to human rights abuses. She also indicated that so far 800 Ghanaians had turned themselves in at the Saudi Mission to be brought back home. Speaking to Citi News, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway said




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CUSTOMS DESTROYS SMUGGLED CIGARETTES, INDIAN HEMP

CUSTOMS DESTROYS SMUGGLED CIGARETTES, INDIAN HEMP. The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) yesterday destroyed seized foreign cigarettes and dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp, estimated to cost GH¢136,880, at the Fuo Landfill Site in Tamale. The items destroyed were seized by customs officials at the various entry points in the region last year. The exercise was witnessed by officials from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),  Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), the Police, the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) and the Tamale Metropolitan Assembly (TaMA).Entry points The Northern Region has three official entry points with Togo at Bunkpurugu, Tatale and Wujuga. Briefing the Daily Graphic after the




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WE MUST AVOID FIRE OUTBREAKS AS HAPPENED IN LONDON RECENTLY

WE MUST AVOID FIRE OUTBREAKS AS HAPPENED IN LONDON RECENTLY. In the colonial days right through when Ghana attained independence in 1957, we in the Gold Coast learnt in school how inhabitants of British cities, especially London, were battling with fire outbreaks in residential areas as well as industrial set ups. The fires affected the structures involved as well as human beings some of whom were burnt to death, while many more got injured in the fires. I still have in mind the songs we sang about fires in London thus ‘London is burning, London is burning, look under look under, fire fire, fire fire, pour water pour water’. In




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4 ENTITIES SUMMONED BY CYBERCRIME UNIT FOR FAILING TO REGISTER WITH DATA PROTECTION COMMISION

4 ENTITIES SUMMONED BY CYBERCRIME UNIT FOR FAILING TO REGISTER WITH DATA PROTECTION COMMISION. Managers and Directors of four data controlling entities have been summoned by the Cybercrime Unit at the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) for failing to register their facilities with the Data Protection Commission (DPC). The move forms part of a robust mechanism put in place by the DPC, in collaboration with the CID of the Ghana Police Service, to prosecute non-compliant data controllers. The affected institutions are Marina Shopping Mall, Koala Mall, Best Western Hotel and the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH).A combined team of police officers from the CID and officials of DPC visited the premises




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