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B/A: Police Begins Search For Hit And Run Driver

Written by | July 10, 2018 | 0
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Police Command has appealed to the public to help provide information for the arrest of a driver who fled the scene after a road crash at Taforo near Dormaa-Ahenkro in the Brong-Ahafo Region. The driver knocked and killed a 41-year-old teacher in the town and fled instead of stopping to take the victim to the hospital, Chief Inspector Augustine Kingsley Oppong, the Regional Police Public Relations Officers, told journalists on Monday in Sunyani. He said on Monday, 2 July 2018, Madam Abena Manu, 70, a farmer, reported to the Dorama-Ahenkro Police that her son Kwabena Darko, a teacher at Taforo who had been missing for some days, had been found dead near his farm on the Taforo-Kosan road. Chief Inspector Oppong said Police proceeded to the place and found deceased lying

Sylvanus Bedzrah Selected As Advisory Mentor For The 2018 Queen’s Young Leaders

Written by | July 10, 2018 | 0
Sylvanus Bedzrah Sylvanus Bedzrah, a student of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) has been selected as an Advisory Mentor to the 2018 Queen’s Young Leaders (QYL.) In all, 168 mentors have been selected from across the world to mentor the winners of the QYL from the 53 Commonwealth countries. The QYL change-leading programme, which was instituted in 2014 by the Queen of United Kingdom, in partnership with University of Cambridge and The Royal Commonwealth Society, is to discover, celebrate and support exceptional young people from across the 53 Commonwealth countries, thereby leaving a lasting legacy for Her Majesty the Queen. On 26th June 2018, the winners were awarded by the Queen at the Buckingham Palace for their exceptional contributions to their various communities

Lawyer Claims Government Has Violated Court Order On KelniGVG

Written by | July 10, 2018 | 0
A lawyer for the Citizen Ghana movement, Eddie Maccarthy, has said the Communications Ministry failed to abide by the court’s order to submit contract details for the Kelni GVG to the court. The court’s order came weeks after two individuals, John Ato Bonful, and Nana Adom Kanyi, as well a pressure group, the Citizens of Ghana Movement, who feared the implementation of the contract could breach their rights to privacy filed an injunction suit against the implementation of the traffic monitoring, revenue assurance and mobile money monitoring Common Platform. On Monday, the Communication’s Ministry indicated that it had submitted all documents regarding the deal to the Attorney General’s department. But in an interview with citinewsroom.com, Mr. Maccarthy said the Communications

OWASS Wins Robotics Championship

Written by | June 13, 2018 | 0
Malta Guinness, the nation’s favourite non-alcoholic malt drink, has applauded Opoku Ware Senior High School (OWASS) for making Ghana proud by winning this year’s Global Innovative Award at the World Robotics Championship held in Michigan, USA. Opoku Ware Senior High beat High schools from all over the world including Pakistan, India, China, Europe and the United States to be crowned winners at the event held in May 2018. A team led by Yaw Mensah, Divisional Sale Manager, Middle Belt, of Malta Guinness after commending the school, donated some products to celebrate the greatness of the students and also congratulate them for their hard work. Products donated included 20 packs of PET Malta Guinness, 10 packs of can Malta Guinness and T-shirt to all competitors. Speaking at

Ashanti Region: Malaria And Cholera Cases Drop For The Past Two Years

Written by | June 13, 2018 | 0
Statistics released by the Ashanti Region Health Service Directorate indicates that the prevalent of malaria and cholera cases are still high in the country, even though Ashanti region had recorded reductions overt the past two years. The Ashanti regional Health Promotion Officer for the service, Felix Frimpong, who dropped the hint stated that between January and March 2016, reported cases of malaria were two hundred and fourteen thousand, eight hundred and nineteen (214,819) representing 24.8 percent. For the same period for 2017, hundred and ninety-nine thousand, three hundred and fourteen (199,314) which represented 24.2 percent were recorded, whilst reported cases for 2018 from January to March was one hundred and ninety-six thousand, three hundred and five (196,305). Explaining reasons

Upper East Region: 19 Pregnant Girls Wrote BECE

Written by | June 13, 2018 | 0
Officials of the Ghana Education Service (GES) have disclosed that 19 girls were confirmed pregnant while writing the just ended Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Bolgatanga Municipality and the Bongo District of the Upper East Region. Mr Elvis Apam, and Mr Moses Nyaaba, Bolgatanga Municipal and Bongo District Examination Officers, made the disclosures to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at separate interviews and indicated that there were 13 girls visibly pregnant and writing the exams in the Bolgatanga Municipality while the other six pregnant girls wrote the exams in the Bongo District. According to them, 18 candidates including six boys and 12 girls in the Bolgatanga Municipal and 22 candidates made up of 11 boys and 11 girls in the Bongo District failed to turn up for the

Accident Involving Two Buses Kills 10 People At Suhum

Written by | June 13, 2018 | 0
A road crash involving two buses at Asuboi, a suburb of Suhum, on Wednesday morning, has claimed 10 lives. The crash occurred on the main Accra Kumasi Highway. Personnel of the National Ambulance service indicated to Citi News that there were 32 survivors from the crash. Some of the survivors are said to be in critical condition. Doctors at the Suhum Government Hospital are making arrangements to refer some of the injured to the Koforidua Regional Hospital. Several lives have been lost through accidents this year.

Akufo-Addo Only Diverting Attention With Dismissal Of Top Government Officials

Written by | June 8, 2018 | 0
A former Deputy Minister of Employment and Labour Relations in the Mahama administration, Baba Jamal, says the dismissal of Chief Executive Officers of four state institutions, was aimed at diverting attention from Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ latest exposé, “Number 12.” Baba Jamal says the President’s action was stage-managed to divert attention from the video which has “tainted the Presidency in a way.” President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday terminated the appointments of Managing Director of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transport (BOST) Company, Alfred Obeng Boateng, Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) CEO, Gifty Klenam along with all her deputies, Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) CEO, Paul Asare Ansah. The dismissal of the CEOs coincided with the premiering

Defense Lawyer Accuses Major Mahama Of Protecting Illegal Miners

Written by | May 24, 2018 | 0
The late Major Maxwell Mahama A defense lawyer in the trial of persons charged over the lynching of Major Maxwell Mahama, George Bernard Shaw has accused the team of military officers led by the late soldier of being deployed to the area to protect illegal miners. He claimed the mining company they were protecting, C and G Aleska had been written to by the Minerals Commission to halt operation in the Juabo Forest. Mr. Shaw also said the residents of Denkyira Oboasi had a frosty relationship with the company due to concerns they were degrading the forest. The activities of this company became topical following the lynching of then Army Captain Maxwell Mahama by some residents of Denkyira Oboase. The District Chief Executive of the area Daniel Appianin was suspended by President

Woman Fights Africa World Airlines Seeking GHC200,000 Compensation

Written by | May 24, 2018 | 0
A physically challenged woman who was denied a seat on an Africa World Airlines flight has demanded compensation for discrimination and breach of contract. Her lawyers say Rita Kriba who uses a walking aid suffered “grave embarrassment” after the airline declined to transport her from Accra to Kumasi on May 5, 2018. They are demanding 200,000 cedis compensation for discrimination on the basis of her disability and an additional ¢ 10,000 for failing to fly her despite having a ticket. They also want an apology published in the Daily Graphic In default of these three demands, the lawyers say they have instructions from their client to proceed to court. The discrimination incident was widely discussed on social media with some urging Rita, a Fellow of the Young African