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“Police Are Joking With Us’ – Families Of Missing Girls

Written by | February 12, 2019 | 0
The families of three suspected kidnapped young ladies in Takoradi have issued a one-week ultimatum to police to find their daughters. Their ultimatum follows allegations by a key suspect in the matter, Samuel Oudotek Wills, that he was aided by a police officer when he escaped from cells last December. “It’s getting to three months, where is my sister? Whether she is alive or not we don’t know anything. We are joking with this guy [key suspect]…what is going on in Ghana here? Seriously, we don’t understand,” said Rebecca Quayson, a sister of one of the missing young ladies, Ruth Love Quayson. The key lead in the suspected kidnapping cases that happened in Takoradi, the Western Region capital, revealed in court Monday that a police investigator helped him break away from

Otiko Wants FGM Criminalized

Written by | February 7, 2019 | 0
Former Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Henry Djaba Memorial Foundation, Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba, has called for the condemnation and criminalisation of the harmful traditional practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) on the African Continent. She said FGM, which is a community practice in Africa and in Ghana, especially some parts of the Northern, Upper East, Upper West, Brong Ahafo, the Volta Regions and the Zongo has no health benefits for girls and women but rather exposes them to health hazards and psychological trauma. Adding that, it causes severe bleeding, problems in urinating which can develop to cysts, infections, as well as complications in children and increased risk of newborn deaths, fistula in women during childbirth

Ahmed’s Death: Police Interrogates Nyantakyi

Written by | January 22, 2019 | 0
  Ghana Police Service says a team of detectives and other experts have interrogated former Ghana Football Association (GFA) boss over the killing of the private investigator, Ahmed Hussein-Suale. The Service said a statement has been taken from Kwasi Nyantakyi as the deceased played a key role in the Number 12 documentary by renowned undercover journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas. In a statement Monday signed by the ACP David Eklu, giving an update on Mr Hussein-Suale’s death, the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) confirmed that they have started “extensive and rigorous investigations into the unfortunate killing of Mr Hussein Suale.” “The CID has and continues to interrogate other persons of interest as well as following up on multiple significant leads,” it added. Ahmed

Wassa Fiase Manhene Calls For Justice And Seeks Reinstatement

Written by | January 18, 2019 | 0
The Paramount Chief of Wassa Fiase Traditional Council, Odeneho Akrofa Krukokor II, Wassa Fiase Manhene has made a passionate appeal to president Akufo-Addo and Kofi Dzamesi, Chieftaincy Minister to as a matter of urgency reinstate him (Fiase Manhene). Consequently, he has given a one month ultimatum for his reinstatement. Addressing the media in a durbar at Benso in the Western Region today, he pointed out a minor chieftaincy dispute that rocked the area led to the cancellation of his name as a member of the National House of Chiefs. To him, that led to a legal tussle but the Supreme Court has ruled in his favour as the legitimate head of the Fiase Traditional Area. Odeneho Akrofa Krukoko II mentioned that the happenings has retarded and robbed the area of development. As a result,

CID Opens Investigation Into Ahmed’s Assassination

Written by | January 18, 2019 | 0
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has commenced investigations into the murder of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, a member of Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ Tiger Eye PI. The journalist, Ahmed Hussein-Suale, was reportedly killed by two gunmen on a motorbike who shot into the car he was driving at Madina in Accra. The Police Service in a statement also asked Ghanaians to volunteer information that will help in apprehending the suspects. Anas, in a message on Facebook, announced the death of his colleague, saying Ahmed was shot three times; twice in the chest and once in the neck following which he died on the spot. In the video, he sought to link comments made by Assin Central MP Kennedy Agyapong some months ago to the murder. Ahmed was a key member of the team that uncovered corruption in Ghana football

NPP Communicator Denies Killing A Pastor

Written by | January 10, 2019 | 0
An NPP Communicator in the Ellembelle District,Mr.Samuel Erzoah, has refuted allegations in some media outlets that he issued death threats on radio against the deceased Founder of Cross of Calvary Healing and Deliverance Ministry Rev.Anthony Kwame Nyame at Teleku-Bokazo. According to him,he never threatened the Rev.Nyame with death when the two were engaged in heated verbal exchanges on West End Radio at Esiama on October 07,2018 over a piece of land by the .road side at Teleku-Bokazo. Mr.Erzoah denied the statement that “if Pastor Nyame does not kill him,he will do it” adding that it was a fabrication to associate him with the demise of the Pastor some few days after the two were embroiled in some petty squabbles over that piece of land. Readers will recall that Mr.Erzoah accused

Chiefs At Proposed Ahafo Region Says Creation Of The Region Will Bring Development

Written by | December 28, 2018 | 0
Desire by the indigenes of Ahafo to get a separate Ahafo Region from the current Brong-Ahafo Region did not imply a feud between the Ahafos and the Brongs but basically for the purpose of development. Nana Agyei Twum II, the Chief of Wamahinso and President of the Ahafo North Divisional Council, emphasised in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Wednesday at Wamahinso in the Asutifi North District of Brong-Ahafo. He explained that fundamentally and essentially ‘the petition for the Ahafo Region is to ensure the rapid and holistic progress of the area and that can only be achieved if we get our fair share of the national cake’. Nana Twum stressed that ‘Ahafo is set for the region’ and affirmed that besides attending to any form of nature’s, the major

Two Professors Honoured For Their Contributions To Agriculture

Written by | December 11, 2018 | 0
Former Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast Professor Domwin Dabire Kuupole and a Clinical Microbiologist and a Lecturer at the University for Development Studies, Professor Juventus Benongle Ziem, have been honored by the Nandom District Assembly and the Nandom District Directorate of Agriculture, for their immense contribution to Agriculture in the Nandom District of the Upper West Region on the occasion of the 34th Farmers Day Celebration. They were both presented with a goods carrier tricycle each, Knapsack sprayers and other assorted farming implements. The two Fellows in academia have defied the erroneous impression that farming is the prerogative of illiterates and rural dwellers, by venturing into Commercial Farming in the Nandom District of the Upper West Region. Professor

CCC Pastor Advises Ghanaians To Have Faith, But Work Hard

Written by | December 11, 2018 | 0
Senior Pastor of the Calvary Charismatic Center, Atasomanso branch Pastor Sammy Aduama has challenged Ghanaians to add serious prayers to hard work in order to sail through the difficult times they find themselves in. According to Pastor Aduama, it is in difficult times that prayer of faith is needed for God to intervene and compliment the efforts of believers with miraculous breakthroughs. Speaking to this reporter to herald the church’s upcoming five day Revival, the CCC pastor noted that ‘this is the time we need to reignite our faith and hope against hopes as we put our hands to work, only then, will God intervene in our difficult situations’. The Revival begins from December 10 to 17th, 2018 under the theme ‘Daring Faith for Greater Works’. This is the first time in 2018, that

United Nations Secretary-General Appoints Hanna Serwaa Tetteh of Ghana as Special Representative to the African Union and Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union

Written by | December 11, 2018 | 0
Hanna Serwaa Tetteh United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Hanna Serwaa Tetteh of Ghana as his Special Representative to the African Union and Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU). She succeeds Sahle-Work Zewde of Ethiopia to whom the Secretary-General reiterates his deep gratitude and appreciation for her dedicated service to the Organization. Ms. Tetteh brings to this position decades of progressively responsible experience at the national, regional and international levels, including well-honed skills in building consensus among stakeholders and knowledge of the Organization, in order to strengthen the partnership between the United Nations and the African Union in the area of peace and security. Currently the Director-General