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Schools To Benefit From Water Project Undertaken By Voltic, Jaldhaara Foundation

Written by | October 5, 2018 | 0
The Management of Voltic Ghana Limited, in partnership with Jaldhaara Foundation, has provided support to the Adeiso SDA Basic School under the ‘Water for Schools’ Programme. The support will enable Voltic and its partner to provide treated drinking water to school children on daily basis of between 10 and 15 gallons depending on the number of children in the school. As part of the support, Voltic Ghana Limited presented water bottles and exercise books to the children. Mrs Joyce Ahiadorme, the Public Affairs and Communication Manager, Voltic Ghana Limited, told the Ghana News Agency that the Company’s 20,000 dollars investment in ‘Water for Schools’ Programme confirmed its commitment towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal Six. She said the partnership

Farmer ‘Chops’ His Wife’s Niece In A Toilet

Written by | October 1, 2018 | 0
A farmer, who failed to control his libido and sneaked into a pit latrine, where his wife’s niece, aged 14, was attending to nature’s call and defiled her, has been jailed seven years by a Circuit Court at Aflao. Kwaku Sevordzi Boateng, 45, has pleaded not guilty, but the Court, presided over by Mr. Ali Baba Abature, thought otherwise. The prosecution told the Court that the victim lived with her parents in a house in which the accused person also resided with his wife, who is the victim’s aunt at Tadzewu in the Ketu North District district6 of the Volta Region. At about 2100 hours on October, 2016, the victim went to attend to nature’s call at the pit latrine located behind their house. The prosecution said the accused, who seeing the victim going to the toilet, hatched

Two Robbers Shot Dead In Tema

Written by | October 1, 2018 | 0
Tema, 1 Oct, GNA – The Tema Police Command on Monday gunned down two alleged armed robbers and arrested two others after engaging them in a shootout. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Joseph Benefo Darkwah, Tema Police Regional Public Relations Officer, told the Ghana News Agency that, the Command received information on October 1, at about 00:30 hours that the UT Logistics Bonded warehouse located in near the VALCo roundabout had been besieged by armed robbers. DSP Darkwah said a police team was dispatched to the scene, where the robbers numbering about 10, engaged them in a gun battle. In the process, two of the alleged robbers were wounded and two others, Yaw Lagekpo, 47 years and 45-years-old Boking Godwin, were arrested while the rest managed to escape. He indicated that the

Kingdom Of God Preparatory School Appeals To Minister

Written by | October 1, 2018 | 0
Prophet Abednego, the Proprietor of the Kingdom of God Preparatory School at Otoase has appealed to the Minister of Education to intervene for his students to take part in the 2019 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). He said he had received a letter from the Coordinator of Private Schools in the Ayensuano District of the Eastern Region that his school would not be allowed to take part in the incoming 2019 BECE. Prophet Abednego who is also in-charge of the Kingdom of God Ministry at Otoase, near Coaltar made the appeal in an interview with the Ghana News Agency. He pleaded with the government to kindly take urgent steps to prevent a situation which would affect over 150 parents and their school children from benefitting from the Free Senior High School policy. Mr Addy

Oppong Boanuh appointed Deputy IGP in latest police command changes

Written by | September 25, 2018 | 0
The police administration has reshuffled some of its Director Generals and filled the vacant position of Deputy Inspector General of Police (IGP) in the Command Structure. Graphic Online has gathered that the current Director General of Administration, Commissioner of Police (COP), Mr Oppong Boanuh has been appointed as the new Deputy IGP.   The Deputy IGP position which is part of the Police Service Regulations under C.I. 76, has been vacant for many years. Since the last Deputy IGP, Mohammed Alhassan was promoted as IGP, the Deputy IGP position has continued to remain vacant until now. Information Graphic Online has picked up indicates that other Director Generals who have been reshuffled are COP, Mr Prosper K. Agblorh, who is moving to Legal and Prosecution

V.C.R.A.C Crabbe Dies At 95

Written by | September 8, 2018 | 0
Former Supreme Court judge Vincent Cyril Richard Arthur Charles Crabbe has died. The renowned judge also known as VCRAC Crabbe is reported to have died Friday morning after a short illness. He was 95. V.C.R.A.C. Crabbe was Special Commissioner to the 1968 Constitutional Commission; Legislative Draftsmen to the 1969 Constituent Assembly which drafted the 1969 Constitution of Ghana. He was the Chairman of the 1979 Constituent Assembly and drafted the 1979 Constitution of Ghana. Profile He was born on 29 October 1923 at Ussher town in Accra, Gold Coast. He was educated at the Government Junior and Senior Boys Schools in Accra. VCRAC Crabbe is an old boy of Accra Academy where he sat for the Cambridge Junior and Senior School Certificates He further went to London to study Economics at the City

US Islands Of Slave Descendants

Written by | September 6, 2018 | 0
Spanish moss draped over St Helena Island, South Carolina, as Elting Buster Smalls and his children hummed down the earthen path in their 1960s station wagon. It was the summer of 1974, and the harvest from the Smalls’ 20-acre farm – passed down since the late-1800s through their family of newly freed enslaved and runaway West Africans – was bountiful. Smalls and his children packed baskets of fresh honeydew, peanuts and sugar cane, and fish they’d caught in the river, to drop on the porches of local elders who were no longer able to work the land. But today, nearly 50 years after Elting first taught his young daughter Victoria Smalls about the traditions integral to their identity, many Gullah Geechee can no longer work the land, as the land – and thereby the Gullah

China Gov’t Against Its Nationals In Galamsey – Akufo-Addo

Written by | September 3, 2018 | 0
President Nana Akufo-Addo has said the Chinese government is fully backing his administration’s uncompromising stance towards illegal mining. Speaking at a meeting with the Ghanaian community in China as part of his visit to that country, President Akufo-Addo said he had been able to hold frank discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the matter. “He [Xi Jinping] himself was the first to recognize that Ghanaian laws have every right to deal with people who are involved in illegal activities.” “I was very happy about the manner in which he [Xi Jinping] responded and the assurance that he gave that those of his compatriots who were engaged in this illegal mining activities will not find any support in this government.” Chinese nationals are known to be one of the main culprits

New Ameri Deal To Check ‘Overpricing’ Lands In Parliament

Written by | July 26, 2018 | 0
Government has laid before Parliament a fresh agreement to amend the controversial $510 million AMERI power deal that was approved by the same House in 2015. The John Mahama administration signed the deal at the height of the energy crisis, however, after the New Patriotic Party (NPP) took over power, a committee established by Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, concluded that the sole-sourced deal had been overpriced by $150 million. NPP MP for Adansi Asokwa K. T. Hammond filed a private motion in August 2017 seeking a review. At the time, the Minority walked out of the house when the speaker admitted the motion and referred it to the Mines and Energy committee, claiming an MP cannot cause the house to rescind an earlier approved agreement. The agreement was referred to the joint Energy and

Dansoman Community Reading’18 : Pupils Tasked To Cultivate Reading Habit

Written by | July 23, 2018 | 0
The founder of ‘Raising Readers Ghana Initiative’ Nana Aba Anamoah has urged pupils to continue reading to help improve their language skills and vocabulary. She made this remarks at the maiden Dansoman Community Reading 2018 competition which took place at the St. Bernadette Soubirous School in Accra, on Saturday, June 21. She also urged parents and teachers to help pupils read often and widely. The reading competition started at 9:30 am with a prayer by the Noble Lady of St. Margaret Mary Marshallan Association (Court 63), Sis. Philomena Efua Assan. Furthermore, Sister Abigail Amponsah Nutakor welcomed all participants, parents and teachers present. And also commended them for being punctual. After the opening address, participants from selected schools in Dansoman, were