Thursday , April 26 2018
Home / General News (page 214)

General News

EU expresses concern over clashes between NDC and NPP supporters

IDDI YIRE WITH BARELY 21-days to the December 7 polls, the European Union (EU) has expressed concern over violent clashes between supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP). It would be recalled that on Sunday, November 13, supporters of the two-leading parties, the governing …

Read More »

Humans for sale … A shocking exposé in the dark world of Human Trafficking

By Francisca Emefa Enchill SOME CALL it Modern Day Slavery because of the anguish and servitude associated with it, but to many, it is simply Human Trafficking, an avenue where non-existing richness is sought after in a foreign land with victims horribly exploited in the end. The United Nations Office …

Read More »

Police raid community for shooting two officers

By Kojo Ansah | ARMED POLICE personnel have raided Akomasu, a farming community in the Begoro District of the Eastern Region and have arrested 26 people including teenagers and a female. The raid was carried out by the Begoro District Police Command following attacks and shooting of two police officers …

Read More »

NYA boss blasts government over wrong approach to solving youth problems

By Muntalla Inusah | THE NATIONAL Youth Authority (NYA) is on the heels of government over what it described as a wrong approach towards addressing the numerous challenges confronting the youth which ought to be revised. According to the authority, until government categories the youth into segments and see them …

Read More »

Tears flow in NDC over destruction of billboards and posters

By Kojo Ansah  | THE EASTERN Regional Secretariate of the ruling National Democratic Congress has raised red flags over alleged serial destruction of bill boards, banners and posters belonging to President John Dramani Mahama and the party’s parliamentary candidates. In a statement issued in Koforidua by the Eastern Regional Secretary …

Read More »

Students to use tablets — Prez Mahama

PRESIDENT JOHN Mahama has said the education sector will witness tremendous transformation in his second term of office as students will be equipped to electronically access text books. Giving a sneak preview into the 2016 Manifesto of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) ahead of its launch Saturday in Sunyani in …

Read More »

Horror!: Wee smoker violently plucks out eye of 62yr-old man

By Kojo Ansah SOME rascals under the influence of marijuana, popularly known as wee, over the weekend invaded Kwabena Kumi, a community near Suhum in the Eastern Region to cause mayhem after smoking wee and drinking ‘wee bitters,’ an alcoholic drink mixed with wee. The exhibition of marijuana smoking bravado …

Read More »

Alfred Ogbamey faces contempt over defamation suit

By Muntalla Inusah | CONTEMPT OF Court appears to be staring in the face of the former Editor of the defunct Gye Nyame Concord newspaper, Mr. Alfred Ogbamey, for allegedly refusing to comply with a court order two years after a consent judgement had been given over a defamation suit brought …

Read More »

COMEU bares teeth at government over 4yr-old unpaid grants

By Kojo Ansah   | THE CONFERENCE of Managers of Education Units (COMEU) has registered its protest over government’s failure to disburse statutory quarterly grants due them. According to the managers, government has failed to pay the quarterly grants since 2012; a situation they say is crippling management of education …

Read More »

Don’t vote for reckless politicians — Apostle Dr Opoku Onyinah 

By Kojo Ansah | THE CHAIRMAN of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Dr. Opoku Onyinah, has advised members of the Church of Pentecost and the Ghanaian electorate not to vote for reckless politicians seeking their mandate to occupy honourable positions in the country. He said the electorate must peruse the conducts …

Read More »