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JB murder trial: Docket forwarded to Attorney-General

The prosecution in the case involving two persons allegedly involved in the murder of the late J. B. Danquah Adu, Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North, on Thursday told the court they have forwarded the docket to the Attorney General’s (AG’s) Office for advice. Detective Inspector of Police Simon Apiorsornu, holding brief for Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) George ...

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Sierra Leone thanks Ghana for support

Sidi Yaya Tunis, the Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs of Sierra Leone, has expressed gratitude to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the his government for the support shown following a mudslide and flooding that devastated parts of the capital, Freetown. Nearly 400 people have been confirmed dead with 600 still missing following the disaster which occurred on Monday, ...

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Burkina Faso: Terror attack ‘insane, cowardly’ – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has condemned the terror attack in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, describing it as “insane and cowardly acts”. Eighteen people were killed and about 20 wounded when gunmen opened fire on customers seated outside a Turkish restaurant in Ouagadougou on Monday, 14 August 2017. Nana Akufo-Addo, in a statement, said he received the news ...

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Residents butcher suspected armed robber at Akokwaso

32-year-old suspected armed robber Francis Eddy has been butchered by some residents at Akokwaso a suburb of Jacobu of the Amansie Central District of the Ashanti Region. An eyewitness speaking to Kumasi based Abusua FM’s Osei Kwadwo said Francis Eddy was butchered when the residents of Akokwaso saw him walking in a bush. The residents having recorded several robbery incidents ...

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Creation of new regions to rig elections – Joseph Yieleh Chireh

The main rationale behind government’s decision to create additional six regions from existing ten is to rig future elections, former Local Government Minister under the previous administration alleged. “The Akufo-Addo led government’s decision to create more regions is politically aiming to achieve electoral advantage”, on Joseph Yieleh Chireh stated. “It is unnecessary and useless if government says it wants to ...

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Middle school PE teacher arrested for sex with student

A former middle school gym teacher was arrested Monday for a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Monday. Shawnetta D. Reece, 40, of Blairsville, was sexually involved with the student in 2013, the agency said in a news release. Reece was arrested after the Union County Sheriff’s Office received information on the alleged relationship, ...

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Volta queen mothers call on First Lady

A group of queen mothers from the Volta Regional Queens Council paid a courtesy call on the First Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo at her Ridge office to commend her on her various undertakings as first lady and to seek her support in addressing some of the challenges faced by women and children in the region. The council’s vice president, Mama ...

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Two in court for splashing nude pictures of an actress on the internet

A beautician who out of jealousy splashed her boyfriend’s ex-girl friend nude pictures on the internet has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Chantel Nunekpeku and her boyfriend Kayode Kalode a music producer are said to have photo-shopped the complainant pictures and placed same on somebody’s nude pictures. They have been variously charged with an offence relating to Obscenity, domestic ...

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Miss Universe Ghana Partners Smile Train Africa

Miss Universe Ghana has teamed up with Smile Train Africa to create awareness and advocate for children suffering with cleft lip and palate in Ghana. Through this collaboration, Menaye Donkor, CEO and National Director for Miss Universe Ghana, will be the Goodwill Ambassador for Smile Train in Ghana and will help raise awareness of the issues faced by children living ...

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BANK OF GHANA ERRED BY NOT NOTIFYING CUSTOMERS-LECTURER

A Banking and Finance lecturer at the Presbyterian University College,Kwahu compus Abetifi,Mr. Martin Ameniampong has chastised the Bank of Ghana for their refusal to notify customers of UT Bank and Capital Bank before their decision to withdraw their lincence. The Central Bank has revoked the license of UT Bank and the Capital Bank because of their terrible financial situation. The ...

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