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An unknown assailant has shot and killed a woman and injured another in an attack in the Alavanyo town of Deme in the Hohoe Municipality of the Volta Region.

The deceased, Atta Yaw Rejoice, a woman in her early 40s, was returning from the farm when she was shot at the entrance to her house, according to eyewitnesses.

The incident occurred on Monday evening in the troubled area.

The Mental Health Authority (MHA) wants the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) to be allowed to regulate the importation of tramadol into Ghana.

According to the Authority, the Narcotic Drugs Law must be amended by Parliament to allow NACOB to play a supervisory role of the  drug.

“Tramadol is a prescription drug and therefore licit, but the dosages we are seeing and hearing of must make tramadol necessarily come under the regulation of NACOB in terms of what can be allowed in the system.”

The Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE) has called on the government to expedite action on the passing of a Legislative Instrument, the Engineering Council Act, Act (819), to regulate engineering practice in the country.

Speaking at a one-day symposium on Concrete Technologies and Infrastructural Repair on Thursday, Acting Executive Director of GhIE, Kwabena Agyei Agyepong, stated that the GhIE will actively collaborate with the Government to address institutional weaknesses inherent in the construction industry.

The symposium was organised by Germany-based BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing and the University of Ghana, and was held at the Engineers Centre in Accra.

Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cape Coast, Mathias Nketsiah

The Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cape Coast, Mathias Nketsiah, has resigned from his post.

A communiqué from the Apostolic Nunciature in Ghana, issued by Most. Rev. Jean Marie Speich, said Pope Francis had accepted the resignation.

The communiqué added that the Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, Most. Rev. Charles Palmer-Buckle, will now take his place as the new Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cape Coast.