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A Ghanaian, Billy Agbozo, has been executed in Singapore after a court convicted him of drug-related offenses in 2016.

The Central Narcotics Bureau of Singapore announced earlier this week that it had executed Agbozo on Friday, 9 March 2018.

The deceased, 39 years old, was convicted for importing 1,634.9 grams of methamphetamine, and sentenced to the mandatory death penalty in July 2016 for the offense.

Consumers of power will begin to feel the impact of the much awaited cut in tariff by the beginning of next month instead of the March 15 date publicised by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC).

This is because the ECG says its meters will have to be calibrated to capture the change and that cannot be done in the middle of the month due to the configuration of the meters.

“The monthly billing cycle of the prepayment metering system does not technically allow ECG to implement the review in the middle of the month.

Scores of people have been rendered homeless at Assin Fosu in the Central region after a dreadful storm hit the town Tuesday, as NADMO officials there struggle to provide them relief assistance.

School activities have also been grounded to a halt as schools in the area were also ravaged by the rainstorm.

Some of the schools affected include D.C.B JHS, 31st December Women Movement JHS, Anglican JHS, and S.D.A JHS among others.

Police in the Ashanti Region have detained a 23-year old man after he was arrested by the Vice President’s Security detail at the Kumasi Airport on 11th of March, 2018.

Sissy Ibrahim, who is claiming to be a student of the University of Ghana, Legon, was dressed in a Military uniform when he was arrested.

The John Evans Atta Mills Presidential Library, a memorial and research facility in Cape Coast, has been closed down for lack of funds to run it.

Currently, the University of Cape Coast (UCC), which is responsible for the administration of the library, has not been able to pay the water and electricity bills of the facility.

To make matters worse, the contractor who worked on the project is said to have locked up the place and taken the keys away, denying the university access to the two-storey building situated opposite the Cape Coast Castle.

Samia Nkrumah

The Daughter of Ghana’s first President, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, Samiah Yaba Nkrumah has re-emphasised political unity of the African continent as the only means by which the continent can redeem itself from the shackles it is in.

She says, Africa is being exploited because the small sizes of the economies of African countries make them not viable for competition with bigger economies.

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