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Fake naval officer arrested for fraud

A fake Naval Officer who attempted to dupe a forex bureau operator has been arrested by the Takoradi Police Command. The suspect who has been identified as Emmanuel Yankey, 23, a civilian employee of the Sekondi Naval Base went to a forex bureau in Takoradi with one John Kommey, 17, to transact business. On reaching the shop, Yankey who had ...

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Abena Korkor apologises for ‘pay for sex’ allegations

Abena Korkor Addo, a teaching assistant at the University of Cape Coast (UCC), has rendered an unqualified apology for making some startling allegations against some key personalities. According to her, she suffered a relapse leading to her alleging that some key persons in society have paid to have sex with her. Over the weekend, Abena Korkor Addo grabbed the headlines ...

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US Visa Lottery applications lost, must be resubmitted

All entries submitted to the U.S. Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, also known as the Green Card Lottery, between October 3rd and 10th have been lost due to a technical glitch. Individuals who submitted applications during these dates are directed to reapply. “Entries submitted during October 3-10 are not valid and have been excluded from the system; they will not count ...

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Paebo explosion: Former MCE wants assembly members complicit jailed

Former Municipal Chief Executive of Nsawam Adoagyiri in the Eastern region is calling for the prosecution of assembly staff whose operations led to the explosion at Peabo which killed and injured many. According to Mark Dompreh, the quarry site was being operated illegally by a business man who had no license when in fact the assembly had collected 44 thousand ...

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Man, 30, jailed for defiling girl, 10, in Achimota Forest

Thirty year old Kwame Mensah will spend 20 years in hard labour in jail for taking his libido to another level and defiling a 10 –year-old girl in the Achimota Forest Reserve. The Accra Circuit Court, presided over by Mrs Janet Harriet Akweley Quaye, slapped Mensah with the jail term on Monday after it found him guilty of defilement and ...

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E/R: Man, 28, gunned down by suspected Fulani herdsman

A 28 year old man, identified as Yaw Ketewa has been gunned down at Kwahu-Dwerebease in the Eastern Region in what the locals suspect to be renewed attack on the community by armed wielding Fulani Herdsmen.   The incident occurred Thursday evening at around 8:30pm when the deceased was returning on a motorbike from Onyemso where he alighted a passengers. ...

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Labour unions call off intended strike over tier-2 pension

The Forum for Public Sector Registered Pension Schemes made up of the 12 public sector labor unions have called off their intended strike which was to begin today [Friday]. The Chairman of the forum, Isaac Bampoe-Addo, said “the forum has resolved to suspend temporarily the intended 29th September 2017 indefinite nationwide strike action communicated earlier through our press release while the ...

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NCA Shuts Down Montie FM

Montie FM, a radio station sympathetic to the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC)  has  been shut down by the National Communications Authority over unpaid license fee. The station, according to obuobafm.com sources, went off the air around 3pm Wednesday evening after it persistently failed to heed to caution by the regulator to pay up its debt. The source further added ...

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Ghana soon to roll out chip-embedded passports

The Passport Office is banking on the successful rollout of the national ID system to significantly enhance its operations and stem the illegal acquisition of Ghanaian passports by foreigners. At a news conference in Accra on Wednesday, the Passport Office also announced it will soon roll out the chip-embedded passports to further enhance the security of the travel document and ...

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