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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

We Can’t Bring Menzgold CEO Home– Attorney General

Written by | April 27, 2019 | 0
The Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo says the embattled CEO of gold dealership firm, Menzgold cannot be brought to Ghana yet. According to her, although NAM1 as he is popularly known, has been cleared in a case that was brought against him in the Emirati capital, Dubai, he cannot be brought to Ghana as has been demanded. “When he was acquitted, we were advised that there is a period that is open to the complainant to lodge an appeal and until that has run out, we cannot go and get him out of the place. “So we are having to wait out that period,” she said during an interview with Joy FM Drive Time host Lexis Bill on ‘Personality Profile’, Thursday. NAM 1 was arrested in Dubai sometime in December 2018 by a Dubai based company following his involvement in an alleged botched

11-Year-Old Boy Missing In Abesim

Written by | April 9, 2019 | 0
Christmark Gyabaah A banker in Sunyani in the Bono Region is passionately appealed to the public to help locate her missing 11-year-old son. Ophelia Mensah, 36, said Christmark Gyabaaaka Agogo, a Class 5 pupil of St James Primary School in Sunyani, has not been seen in the past 20 days, as all efforts to trace him have proved futile. He reportedly returned from school on March 28 and was last seen playing football with his friends in front of their house at PA Capital Estate, near Abesim in the Bono Region. Kwame Sika, father of the boy and ex-husband of Ophelia, was originally thought to have ‘abducted’ his son since he is said to have done so on three previous occasions. He was previously reported to the police who ordered him to desist from the practice. Ophelia told DAILY

Gov’t Cuts Import Duty By 50%, Cars 30% Effective April 4

Written by | April 4, 2019 | 0
Government says effective Thursday, April 4, there will be a clear reduction in import duty at all of the country’s ports. Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, who disclosed this at the Economic Management Team (EMT) town hall meeting Wednesday, said, imports duty will be reduced by 50 per cent while importers of vehicles will enjoy a 30 per cent reduction. During a recent visit to Worchester, Massachusetts, President Akufo-Addo told a crowd at a Town Hall meeting that he plans to reform Ghana’s imports duty regime with the intent to alleviate high taxes at the country’s ports. He assured Ghanaians that government is already working on the deal and indicated that he is aware of petitions received by the state to revise the current import duty regime. “We have realised from

NDC Demands ‘Dumsor’ Timetable

Written by | April 2, 2019 | 0
The government has said the challenges facing the sector are temporary. As Ghanaians sit on the fence not knowing when they will enjoy electricity, the National Democratic Congress is shaking tables. The biggest opposition party in a statement Monday is pushing the government to accept that they have run the energy sector down. Evidence of this, the NDC wants the government, through its agencies, to publish a load shedding timetable. A similar timetable was used under the erstwhile NDC government – when the energy sector crashed into generation challenges – to determine who gets electrical power, when and where. The then opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) trumpeted the incompetence of the NDC in managing the sector and now that similar challenges have emerged, the NDC

New Regions To Get Legal Backing To Today

Written by | February 12, 2019 | 0
President Nana Akufo-Addo will from today, Tuesday through to Friday, present the Constitutional Instruments to give legal backing for the creation of six new regions in the country. This follows the December 27, 2018 referendum where residents within the catchment areas of the proposed new regions voted to give an overwhelming endorsement for the creation of the regions. The CI is expected to among other things name the selected capital towns of the regions. The new regions are Western North, Ahafo, Bono East, Oti, North East, and Savannah. According to a government statement, the North East and Savannah regions will have their constitutional instruments presented first on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, before the Bono East and Ahafo Region on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Jostling for capitals Even

Nsawam: Police Arrest Twelve Nigerians For Suspected Cybercrime

Written by | February 12, 2019 | 0
Twelve(12) persons have been arrested by police in the Eastern Region for allegedly engaging in cybercrime activities. The 12 suspects, all Nigerians, were picked up on February 10, 2019, by a night police patrol team in a room at Nsawam where they were operating. Ten laptops, a number of mobile phones, wifi routers, USB drives among others were retrieved by the police in the raid. Confirming the arrest to Citi News, the Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ebenezer Tetteh, said the suspects have all been detained and will be screened to assist police in their investigations. They have been identified as Affamey Godstime, aged 23; Sunday Mawis, aged 21; Paul Mark, aged 24; Francis Owen, aged 27; David Orobose, aged 18; Irobor Gershon, aged 26; Felix Omoregbe, aged 28; Courage