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Agric Director Arrested Over 14,444 Bags Of Missing Fertilizers

Written by | June 28, 2019 | 0
JUN 27, 2019  CRIME & PUNISHMENT The Goaso Municipal Director of Agriculture, Eric Osei Aduamah, has been picked up by the police in connection with the alleged disappearance of 14,444 bags of fertilizers meant for the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) initiative. According to the police, the fertilizers Mr. Aduamah allegedly failed to account for has a coupon value of GH¢946,000. This came to light during a special audit ordered by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) in the Ashanti, Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions. The audit started recently. Mr. Aduamah is currently in police custody helping the special team and the police in their investigations. Head of special audit team from MoFA, Nana Baffour Amo Kofi, on Tuesday reported the missing fertilizers to the Goaso

Ghana Gets New Consulate Office In Guangzhou

Written by | June 28, 2019 | 0
JUN 27, 2019  GENERAL NEWS Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Ambassador Edward Boateng with Vice Governor of Guangdong Province and others cutting tape to open the Consulate in Guangzhou yesterday Ghana has taken its diplomatic relations with China to a higher level with the opening of a Consulate General office in the Chinese commercial city of Guangzhou. The new consulate office in Guangzhou in the Province of Guangdong was opened to the public to provide consular services similar to the services provided by the Embassy office in Beijing. The Guangdong Province is the economic hub of China with a population of over 106 million. According to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, it was only reasonable to have the office there. “Given

7 Sakawa Boys, Lady Surrender To Christ

Written by | June 13, 2019 | 0
Seven Sakawa boys, Isahid Samuel (28yrs), Ishaque Abudu (19yrs), Razak (19yrs), Muesdeen (20yrs), Adamu Ibrahim (22yrs), Naa Raphael (20yrs) have openly surrendered to Christ after years of practicing occultism. The incident took place in the capital city of the Upper West region, Wa. Speaking to an Elder of the Church of Pentecost, Kambale Assembly, where the Sakawa boys surrendered to Christ, Elder Emmanuel Martey Kwao narrated how the incident took place. “On Tuesday evening during a Church Service, the leader of the occultist group, Isahid Samuel, popularly called ‘Allizini Black Powers’ gave his life to Christ and later brought two of his boys to Christ,” he said. He added that before this, ‘Allizini Black Powers’ had already brought four of his

UCC Graduate Kills Brother

Written by | June 13, 2019 | 0
4 HOURS AGO  CRIME & PUNISHMENT The people of Gomoa Obuasi, a community in the Gomoa Central district in the Central Region were on Monday griefed with fear and shock when a 27-year-old graduate of University of Cape Coast (UCC), James Annan, allegedly murdered his own brother around midday. Annan has been arrested by the Police while the body of his brother, Michael Botchwey, a 21-year-old product of University of Education Winneba (UEW) who was scheduled to graduate in July 2019 has been deposited at Agona Swedru Municipal Government Hospital awaiting an autopsy. According to Swedru District Police Commander, Superintendent Seth Panti Yirenkyi, the deceased together with the suspect, went to their citrus farm at the outskirt of Gomoa Obuasi and returned home without any incident

GAMA Improves Sanitation Through Innovative, Affordable Toilets

Written by | June 13, 2019 | 0
11 HOURS AGO  HEALTH Initially, David Arthur and his family shared a pit latrine which belonged to another person in their neighbourhood at Baba Yara. The pit latrine had a lot of houseflies. The stench was also awful. But in March this year, he heard of innovative and affordable toilets being sold by the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA). Arthur was interested because of the flexible terms of payment and so decided to buy one. “I first paid GH 600 cedis and later on added GH 200 cedis. Now I am left with GH 300 cedis to pay,” said Arthur. “I am happy I have the new type of toilet. It is rather neat and you feel comfortable using it.” The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) report in 2015 showed that Ghana performed poorly in the area of sanitation where only 15 percent

Kidnapped Canadians: How The Victims Were Kept Under Unsanitary Conditions

Written by | June 13, 2019 | 0
4 HOURS AGO  GENERAL NEWS  1 COMMENT The room kidnapped Canadian women were kept Bowls of cooked food that had gone stale for days was found in the room the kidnapped women were accommodated. A bowl of food left unattended in one of the rooms It is unclear who served the food and for whom but a police source says the victims may have rejected food from their captives. Bailen Chitty and Lauren Patricia Catherine had been missing since June 4, 2019, after four men bundled them into a red Toyota Corolla car at the entrance of their private hostel at Nhyiaeso in Kumasi. Close Circuit Television (CCTV) footage of the scene is said to have led to arrest of ten people in separate operations at Sawaba in Asokore Mampong Municipality and Kenyasi-Achiase, leading to the rescue of the

Save Your Eyes From The Summer Strain

Written by | May 9, 2019 | 0
Save Your Eyes From The Summer Strain The early onset of summer and to such sudden extremities is not a very welcome change for anyone. Hot winds, scorching sun, sweaty palms, and wet clothes take a toll on everyone’s health in various manners. After our skin, our eyes remain the most exposed organs to deal with the direct impact of this increased heat. Either due to tiny dust particles, hot temperature radiations, dirty palms rubbed near the eye areas, too bright sights or just sweat going down the eyes; redness, frequent squinting, and itching of our eyes very commonly announce the arrival of summers. Impacting our extremely sensitive sense organs, summer almost becomes a season of eye diseases. Hence, it becomes extremely important to prevent and save your eyes from any discomfort during


Written by | May 8, 2019 | 0

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Written by | May 8, 2019 | 0

I want to be a Medical Doctor in future – Akuapem Poloo

Written by | April 30, 2019 | 0
18 HOURS AGO  INDUSTRY NEWS Screen vixen Rosemond Brown, popularly referred to as Akuapem Poloo has hinted of plans to further her education to become a Medical Doctor in the nearest future. Speaking in an interview with Attractive Mustapha, she said that right from childhood it was her dream to be a medical doctor but when she got to class 5, she was told that she resembles late Ghanaian sexy actress Suzzy Williams so she decided to switch from the doctor’s dreams to acting. She continued that when she entered into the Secondary School at New Tafo Koforidua, she became very active in all entertainment-related programs until she completed. Currently, she is very active with acting, music, and modeling for event organizations as well. As to when she will be going back to school,