Human Interest

Police arrest 7 in connection with Salaga violence

Police arrest 7 in connection with Salaga violence

SEVEN people in Salaga, in the East Gonja District of the newly created Savannah Region, have been apprehended by the police in connection with violence and destruction of properties there, over the siting of the regional capital. The Northern Regional Police Public Relations Officer (PRO) Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mohammed Yussif Tanko, confirmed the arrest to the Ghanaian Times, in an [...]

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Let there be peace in Salaga,!

The Ghanaian Times yesterday, carried reports on the disturbances that erupted in Salaga, in the Gonja District following the public declaration of Damango as the capital town of the newly created Savannah Region. A group of irate youth who were unhappy with the choice of Damango went berserk and vandalised the New Patriotic Party (NPP) office and billboards in Salaga [...]

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Man convicted for forcing juveniles to chew raw meat

Another person has been sentenced to a fine of GH¢ 3,000, by the Akomadan District Court in Offinso North District, for forcing three juveniles to chew raw fowl meat. Duodu Antwi, also known as, Kwaku Antwi, was convicted on his own guilty plea of abetment of crime and conspiracy to commit crime, when he appeared before the court on February [...]

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Escape of suspected kidnapper: Police investigate alleged role of CID officer

Escape of suspected kidnapper: Police investigate alleged role of CID officer

The Western Regional Police Command has constituted a three-member team to verify allegations made by Samuel Udoetuk Wills, the suspected Nigerian kidnapper, that a Criminal Investigations Officer (CID) aided his escape from the Takoradi Police Station on December 30, 2018. The team is headed by the Deputy Western Regional Crime Officer, Superintendent Alhaji   Huseini Musah  Awinba, the committee. It would [...]

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Zambian’s Nkana defend 56-match  unbeaten CAF home record

Zambian’s Nkana defend 56-match unbeaten CAF home record

NKANA FC of Zambia host Al Hilal of Sudan in the CAF Confederation Cup today boosted by a record of never having lost at home in 56 African matches. The 40 victories and 16 draws came in the CAF Champions League, Confederation Cup and two now defunct competitions, the African Cup Winners Cup and the CAF Cup. Unfortunately, the magnificent [...]

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Fury set for  £20mrematch  against Wilder

Fury set for £20mrematch against Wilder

TYSON Fury, as he turns towards New York for his world heavyweight title rematch, can feel entitled to keep a purse projected to reach three times the £7million he gave to charity after his epic first encounter with Deontay Wilder. The Gypsy King, having reconfirmed his extraordinary donation to Britain’s homeless, is in the final stage of negotiation for a [...]

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City apologise to Chelsea

MANCHESTER City have apologised to Chelsea for the music that rang out around the Etihad Stadium following the hosts’ 6-0 victory on Sunday. The Madness song ‘One Step Beyond’, which is regularly played at Stamford Bridge when Chelsea win, blasted out of the stadium speakers immediately after the final whistle. It is understood a City official swiftly contacted the member [...]

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Ajax face tough  task as they   host Real

Ajax face tough task as they host Real

AJAX Amsterdam came within one goal of winning the Champions’ League Group E. But in the wild shootout at the Amsterdam Arena, Ajax ultimately dropped two points in a wild 3-3 draw against Bayern that saw the Germans win the group, thanks to the better head-to-head. First place does not always guarantee a more favourable draw in the Champions League [...]

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Osaka in surprise   split with coach

Osaka in surprise split with coach

NAOMI Osaka took to Twitter on Monday to announce a split with her coach Sascha Bajin. No further information on the decision has yet been given. The announcement brings an abrupt end to a hugely successful partnership that lasted a little over a year. WIth Bajin as coach, Osaka rose from number 72 to the very summit of the world [...]

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Ghana, Iran to improve trade relations

Ghana, Iran to improve trade relations

The Ambassador of Iran to Ghana, Dr Nosratollah Maleki, on Monday in Accra, pledged that his country would work hard to increase trade with Ghana, to improve the welfare and prosperity of citizens of both nations. He said this at a dinner (reception) organised by the Embassy of Iran, to mark the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of Iran. [...]

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