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Daasebre Oti Boateng (1938-2021): a life of highlights
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Daasebre Oti Boateng (1938-2021): a life of highlights

A portrait taken in later life shows the striking resemblance to his brother Nana Otuo Siriboe II, Juabenhene The Omanhene of the New Juaben Traditional Area, Daasebre Oti Boateng, has passed away at the age of 83 after a brief illness.. Emeritus Professor Emmanuel Oti Boateng was the paramount chief of New Juaben, a settlement of refugees from war in Asanteman, established in the Eastern Region in 1875. He succeeded his blood brother Nana Kwaku Boateng II as the paramount chief of New Juaben in 1992, taking the stool name Daasebre. Global reputation Daasebre Oti Boateng was born on 11 March 1938 to Opanyin Kwame Ti of Asante Juaben and Nana Akosua Akyamaa, queen mother of Juaben, both now deceased. His parents had six children in all: three boys and three girls. Th...
Soldier with Army Training School allegedly commits suicide at Burma Camp
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Soldier with Army Training School allegedly commits suicide at Burma Camp

A military officer with the Army Recruit Training School at Shai Hills, Warrant Officer II, Robert Doku, has allegedly killed himself. WO II Doku’s body was discovered on Friday dawn hanging by a rope tied to a tree at Burma Camp in Accra. So far, no one has attributed any reason why the WO Doku will kill himself. According to the Daily Graphic, the police were called to the crime scene to begin investigations into the alleged suicide. The body of the officer who was previously stationed at the Base Ordnance Depot has since been deposited at the 37 Military Hospital. Source: myjoyonline.com
Two dead, 23 injured as bus crashes into shops and somersaults
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Two dead, 23 injured as bus crashes into shops and somersaults

A Bawku-bound Yutong bus with registration number GT 5524-16 on Saturday morning crashed at the Zebilla Custom Barrier. According to some passengers, the bus began to swing from left to right on the shoulders of the road until it eventually burst a tyre after the driver lost control. This caused the bus to skid off the road, crashing into some shops and somersaulted. Personnel of the Ghana Police Service and Ghana National Fire Service responded swiftly to rescue the victims. Some of the injured were kept in the trunk of the patrol pick-up truck for treatment at the Zebilla District Hospital. However, this rescue mission failed as the vehicle also crashed into a pavement and eventually landed off the road, some 600m from the accident scene. So...
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