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48,000 security officers deployed for district level polls – Police

File Photo Forty-eight thousand security personnel have been deployed for Today, Tuesday, 17 December 2019 district assembly elections taking place across the country. “The National Elections Security Task Force (NESTF) has deployed 48,000 security personnel drawn from the Ghana Police Service, Ghana Prisons Service, Ghana Immigration Service, Ghana National Fire …

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Juaben chiefs call for security improvement as spate of crime rises

  Traditional authorities at Juaben in Ashanti region are calling for intensified security surveillance to curb rising crime in the area. Dabehene, Nana Amofa Detu II, says drug abuse and theft have become very rampant. One the sidelines of Juaben Municipality Meet the Press, he acknowledged that the creation of …

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We’ll deal with hate speeches – Election Security Taskforce

  The Eastern Regional Election Security Taskforce has stated it will deal with hate speeches in the media as part of its “effective preemptive measures” to safeguard the peace and political stability of the Country beginning from the upcoming district level elections and Referendum. The Eastern Regional Police Commander, COP …

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‘Whistleblower’ MMT Security Coordinator fired

The man behind the petition that led to the sacking of Bennet Aboagye as Managing Director of the Metro Mass company has been fired by the company. Lawal Fuseini, who was the Security Coordinator of the Metro Mass company had petitioned the Special Prosecutor over financial malpractices and procurement breaches …

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Cybercrimes threaten our collective security – Ursula

The Minister for Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has enjoined Ghanaians from of all walks of life – school children, parents, the public and businesses to join the government in the fight against cybercrimes. She says cybercrimes constitute one of the many challenges engendered by the growth of internet penetration in …

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Egyptian security forces kill 15 in restive North Sinai

  Egyptian security forces killed 15 fighters in a shootout at a farm in restive North Sinai, the interior ministry said. A statement on Sunday said an armed group was “planning hostile acts targeting military and police forces … in order to destabilise national security”. It did not name a …

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Egypt’s security forces move to block anti-Sisi protests

      Egyptian police dispersed a protest in Cairo while mounting a huge show of force in the centre and other cities after calls to demonstrate against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, witnesses said, as a large pro-Sisi rally was held in the capital. Last week, protests broke out in …

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‘Joker’ spurs security precautions

  Both the US Army and the Los Angeles Police Department will be on alert — and one theater chain has banned all costumes — during the screening of “Joker.” The movie hits theaters next week — and it’s the follow-up to 2012’s “The Dark Knight Rises,” which saw a …

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