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Car kills alleged mobile phone thief

Written by | October 8, 2016 | 0
An alleged mobile phone thief met his untimely death after he was knocked down by a vehicle while escaping from arrest. The alleged thief, according to Father Listowel our reporter, snatched a Samsung mobile phone from its owner but was unlucky was knocked down by the vehicle while escaping. The incident occurred at Wenchi in the Brong Ahafo region. The deceased, Bernard Nkoah believed to be in his 20s according to Listowel is known for snatching phones from innocent people.

All are cordially invited to come and join us worship our maker.

Written by | October 7, 2016 | 0

Agyapong returns to NPP; Afoko, Crabbe still in the cooler

Written by | October 7, 2016 | 0
Credible information available to The Chronicle indicates that the top hierarchy of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is considering recalling some of the national executives who have been suspended from the party for various infractions. Mr Kwabena Agyapong, the General Secretary, Paul Afoko, the National chairman and Mr Sammy Crabbe, the second vice chairman are all on indefinite suspension. The Chronicle could, however, not tell whether all the suspended national executives would be granted amnesty by the party, or just one or two of them. But sources say Kwabena Agyapong would likely be considered. Frantic efforts made by this reporter to contact some of the national officers to either confirm or deny this story was unsuccessful, but Chronicle sources at the party office said the National Executive

PPP’s Eva Lokko dead

Written by | October 6, 2016 | 0
The 2012 running mate of the People’s Progressive Party Eva Lokko is dead, party sources have confirmed to Starrfmonline.com. It is, however, not known what led to her death Thursday afternoon but Starrfmonline.com sources have revealed that she has been sick for some time now. The former Managing Director of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation was contesting the Klottey Korle constituency seat on the ticket of the PPP. Madam Lokko was a Ghanaian engineer and politician. She is the first woman to be chosen as the Vice-Presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party.[2] She partners the flagbearer of the PPP, Paa Kwesi Nduom.

Agyapong Returns … But Afoko, Crabbe still in the cooler

Written by | October 6, 2016 | 0
By Emmanuel Akli Credible information available to The Chronicle indicates that the top hierarchy of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is considering recalling some of the national executives who have been suspended from the party for various infractions. Messrs Kwabena Agyapong, the  General Secretary, Paul Afoko, the  National chairman and Mr Sammy Crabbe, the second vice chairman are all on indefinite suspension. The Chronicle could, however, not tell whether all the suspended national executives would be granted amnesty by the party, or just one or two of them. But sources say Kwabena Agyapong would likely be considered. Frantic efforts made by this reporter to contact                             some of the national officers to either confirm or deny this story

Election 2016: Armed Forces urged to remain focused, impartial

Written by | October 6, 2016 | 0
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) is calling on all ranks of the Forces to remain focused, steadfast and impartial during the December 7 polls. Air Marshal Michael Samson-Oje said the military men and women should also resist every temptation to dabble in activities for which the military is not constitutionally mandated. He stated though Ghana has been described as the oasis of peace and stability in the West African sub-region, the lingering northern conflict, chieftaincy and land disputes, natural and man-made disasters, piracy, terrorism, organized crime, narcotics, galamsey, nomadic herdsmen issues, electoral security and other security related issues bordering on Ghana’s oil find continue to pose security challenges to us. “Let us all continue to pledge

Confusion And Gunshots Rock Voters’ Transfer Exercise In Tamale

Written by | October 6, 2016 | 0
The Voters’ Transfer Exercise at Tamale in the Northern Region has been marred with confusion and gun shots as some assailants allegedly chased away students of the University of Development Studies. It is not clear yet who the assailants are but Joy News’ Tamale correspondent Hashmin Muhammed reports the assailants fired gun shots to scare away students hoping to transfer their ballots. The students alleged that the assailants threatened to kill them on the election day if they try to leave their studies to go and vote. “I saw some men in some cars coming this way as we queued and waited to be served by the EC officials all we realized was two men coming towards us with pinch bar and sticks and shouted if you love your lives stay in your university and learn,” she claimed. They suspect

Two burnt to death in supermarket gas station inferno

Written by | October 6, 2016 | 0
Two people have been confirmed dead early Wednesday morning as fire destroyed a supermarket at Dome in Accra. The deceased, Richard Asante, 19 and Magdalene Mensah, 24 are said to have been burnt beyond recognition after a fire gutted a Maxxon supermarket. The fire destroyed the interior and almost every item in the store beyond recognition, Joy News’ Jennifer Akuamoah has reported. The general manager, Ransford Odoi, told Joy News, he is yet to calculate the total cost of damages. Regional Fire Commander for Greater Accra, Ebenezer Simpson said the fire started around 2 a.m. The two slept in the Supermarket after the close of work late in the evening. Witnesses are thanking God that the fire did not spread to the fuel station which shares the same premise with the supermarket. Mr Simpson

Removing Gandhi statue from UG good news – Group

Written by | October 6, 2016 | 0
The group behind the ‘Gandhi Must Fall’ movement has welcomed government’s decision to relocate the statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi from the University of Ghana campus. The statue was recently  defaced by some unknown persons   on Monday. Photo credit: Emmanuel Dzivenu/Radio Univers Government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Wednesday [October 5] said it will move the statue from the University of Ghana campus to ensure its safety. In a statement, the Ministry described as “unfortunate verbal attacks”, allegations of Mahatma Gandhi being a racist not worth honoring with a statue. It said the comments are an “attack on an Indian Nationalist Hero and icon who is revered and cherished by over one billion people

NDC scheming to rig December elections – Ashaiman NPP

Written by | October 6, 2016 | 0
With barely 63 days to the general elections, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has accused the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Ashaiman of plotting to rig. The Ashaiman Constituency seat has since 1992 been occupied by the NDC, except in 2004, when the current MP, Alfred Agbesi lost the seat to the NPP’s Enoch Teye. Mr. Agbesi however returned in 2008 to reclaim the seat and has held it till date. Speaking to Citi News’ Elvis Wasington, the NPP’s Constituency Coordinator, Thomas Adongo said the NDC has been victorious in the constituency over the years because “they have members who have been helping them to rig elections.” He said NPP executives in that constituency have gathered evidence to back their allegations. “The NDCs have never won elections  genuinely in