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It may be a week late, but officials of the National Identification Authority (NIA) have finally begun the registration and instant issuance of the Ghana Card at the Presidency.

Officials were at the Jubilee House to register staffers after the false start on Monday, May 28.

The people of Denkyira in the Central Region have performed final rites to commemorate the forty days of the passing of their king, Odeefuo Boa Amponsem III.

Odeefuo Boa Amponsem’s demise was announced in Dunkwa on Friday, November 2, 2016 after a sixty-two-year rule. This makes the late king one of the longest serving kings in Ghana. He died at the ripe age of ninety-two. He was enstooled in 1955 and served as the President of the National House of Chiefs for a term beginning in 1999.

University of Ghana Medical Centre

Management of the University of Ghana and government will jointly run the university’s $217 million Medical centres.

This was disclosed by the Member of Parliament for the Adentan constituency, Yaw Buaben Asamoah.

Confusion over who manages the health centre has led to a delay in operationalising it although the first phase of the facility had been completed and commissioned by former President, John Mahama close to two years now.

Road Transport Operators have announced a 10% increase in transport fares across all categories of services, effective today [Monday].

The increase in fares comes after an agreement between the operators and other stakeholders in the transport sector including the government.

They also indicated that import taxes and increase in prices of spare parts among others influenced the increase in fares.

The Ghana Health Service will today commence the immunization of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) at all health facilities and vaccination posts across the country.

The immunization exercise which will be given to 14 weeks old babies and above is to ensure that substantial population of children are protected against the type two Polio virus. It will also reduce the risk of an outbreak of the type two oral Polio vaccine.

A popular food joint in Cape Coast was engulfed in flames Thursday evening after a gas cylinder caught fire.

ATL FM News’ reporter, Aba Aikins indicates properties and money were destroyed in the blaze with no casualty.

Medallion Pizza, which is located within the Mfantsipim Junction enclave, caught fire and spread to adjoining shops which include a boutique, an arts shop, a chop bar and another eatery.

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Anas Aremeyaw Anas

The National Media Commission (NMC) has approved the method of investigative journalism employed by investigative journalist Anas as healthy and necessary for the growth of the media landscape in Ghana.

The commission has however expressed serious concern about verbal abuse and threat received by Anas over his latest investigative piece.

According to the Commission, the situation is disappointing, given that Ghana recently hosted World Press Freedom Day and celebrated media freedom, which is the basis for the successful practice of democracy and sustainable development.

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