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GITMO 2 now Ghana’s responsibility – Gov’t

The Foreign Affairs Minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey has revealed that the ex-GITMO two detainees will remain in Ghana despite the expiration of their stay in the country. The Supreme Court last year declared as unconstitutional the admission of the two — Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef and Khalid Muhammad Salih …

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Investigate former GES PRO-Civil Society Organisation petitions IGP

THE INSTITUTE for Liberty and Policy Innovation Ghana (ILAPI-Ghana), a civil society organisation, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to immediately commence investigation into the alleged fraud and forgery against former Public Relation Officer (PRO) of Ghana Education Service (GES), Rev Jonathan Bettey. According to the organisation, the …

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Alcohol manufacturers predict collapse of industry

THE ASSOCIATION of Alcohol Manufacturers and Importers (AAMI) has blamed non- members of the association for the ban on advertisement of alcoholic drinks by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA). According to Mr Gabriel Opoku-Asare, vice chairman, AAMI, their fellow manufacturers who are not members of the association are ignorant …

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Another bombshell hits NCA $4m deal

FIRST PROSECUTION witness in the ongoing trial of the former Board Chairman of the National Communications Authority (NCA), Mr Eugene Baffoe Bonnie, and four others, Mrs Abena Asafo-Adjei, has told the Commercial High Court presided over by Justice Eric Kyei Baffour that the NCA contract with Infralocks was signed by …

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Police announce next phase of 2017/2018 recruitment

The Ghana Police Service has announced January 29, 2018 as the date for the next phase of its recruitment exercise for 2017/2018. A statement by the police says body selection and physical screening will be conducted at all screening centres from January 29. “Qualified applicants from the online recruitment portal …

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Kumasi: Suspected Thief Stoned To Death

A suspected petty thief has been stoned to death by residents of Racecourse in Kumasi, after they accused him of snatching a lady’s bag. The suspect, believed to be in his thirties was reportedly apprehended by some angry vigilante group who witnessed the scene, tied him to a tree and …

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Wa Poly To Be Named After Limann – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has hinted that the Wa Polytechnic will be renamed after Dr. Hilla Limann — Ghana’s only President in the Third Republic. Mr. Akufo-Addo made this known Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at a commemoration to mark the 20th anniversary of Dr. Limann’s death. “It is appropriate on this day of …

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Fake Health Professional sentenced to 5 years in prison

An Accra Circuit Court, on Tuesday, sentenced in absentia one Collins Avorgbedor, a 39-year-old unemployed, to five years imprisonment in hard labour for defrauding four persons under the pretext of being a health professional. Collins defrauded the victims when he pretended to be a health professional with connections and took …

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Hot audio: Sex for grades, fees hits Ejisuman Senior High School

Female Students of the Ejisuman Senior High School are calling on the Ministries of Education and Gender Protection to as a matter of urgency intervene before teachers of the school turn them into sex slaves. According to the students, the teachers have resorted to exploiting their academic and financial challenges …

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A/R: 3 Illegal Miners arrested at Nweneso, pump action gun retrieved

Three (3) illegal miners have been arrested by the Asokwa District Police Command at Nweneso, near Foase in the Atwima Kwawoma District of the Ashanti Region. The three were arrested when the District Chief Executive (DCE) for Atwima Kwawoma, Nana Okyere Tawiah stormed the place with a Police task-force. Though …

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