Human Interest

Pilgrim commits suicide at Atwea Mountains

A 25-year-old pilgrim, who accompanied his fellow Christians to pray at a sacred sanctuary at the Atwea Mountains, in the Sekyere Central District of the Ashanti Region, has committed suicide. Peter Yangah, an auto-mechanic and a resident of Adenta in the Greater Accra Region, was said to have jump from one side of the mountain into a valley, last Saturday. [...]

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ARS holds durbar to celebrate  Women Council Day

ARS holds durbar to celebrate Women Council Day

The Apostles Revelation Society (ARS) on Sunday held a durbar to commemorate the Women Council Day of the church at Sogakope in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region. The event, which was themed, “Unity and Progress”, was participated by congregants from Ada, Battor Dugame, Sogakope and Adidome. The Women Council Day is set aside every year by the [...]

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GEC calls for extensive consultation  on double track system

GEC calls for extensive consultation on double track system

The Global Evangelical Church (GEC) has called on government to engage in extensive consultation with all relevant stakeholders on the implementation of the proposed double track system under the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme. Contained in a communique issued by the church on Sunday at the closing ceremony of the 2018 Synod held at the University of Ghana, Legon, [...]

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Towards trouble-free hajj pilgrimage

IT is the wish of pilgrims that, this year’s Hajj-trip to the holy land of Mecca, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for religious purpose-would be as smooth as possible. That would remove the stress the pilgrims go through to undertake one of the important pillars of Islamic Religion. This expectation stem from  the fact that the leadership at  the [...]

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27 defunct SOE’s still on nation’s books – Auditor General’s report

A DEPUTY Minister of Finance, Mrs Abena Osei-Asare, has indicated that moves were underway to clear defunct State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) off government’s books.   Mrs Osei-Asare, MP, Atiwa East, said that in this vein, government, through the Ministry of Finance will soon present to Parliament an audited report of the SOEs as part of the approval processes needed to [...]

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Woman convicted for misconduct

Nana Adwoa, a 20-year-old unemployed mother of two, has been convicted and cautioned by an Accra circuit court, for insulting the mother of her boyfriend. Nana Adwoa was convicted on her plea of guilty to two counts of domestic violence, to wit; emotional and psychological abuse. The court, presided by Mrs. Abena Oppong Adjin Doku asked Nana Adwoa to sign [...]

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Driver’s mate remanded for sexually abusing five-year-old girl

A 24-year-old driver’s mate, who allegedly sexually abused a five-year-old girl in an uncompleted wooden structure at Teiman has been remanded into police custody by an Accra circuit court.   Ebenezer Adjei, who was charged with indecent assault, pleaded not guilty, and is expected to appear again on August 20, before the court presided by Mrs.Abena Oppong Adjin-Doku.   Chief [...]

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2 arrested for possessing gun illegally

2 arrested for possessing gun illegally

Two persons have been arrested by the police for allegedly possessing a machine gun at Kasoa, in the Central Region. Kwame Attah, 28, driver, and Kwabena Gyasi, 21, concrete pillar designer, allegedly attempted to sell the machine gun when they were apprehended. The Kasoa Divisional Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Agyeman Adjem, who confirmed the arrest to the [...]

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Wenger was sacked by Arsenal, claims Wilshere

Wenger was sacked by Arsenal, claims Wilshere

Jack Wilshere has claimed Arsene Wenger’s departure from Arsenal was not the Frenchman’s own decision. Arsene Wenger was sacked by Arsenal last season and none of the players saw it coming, according to former Gunners midfielder Jack Wilshere. It was announced on April 20 that Wenger would be leaving the club after 20 years as manager, with the 68-year-old stating [...]

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Akoto Osei: I’m responsible for assessing performance of ministers not dismissals

Akoto Osei: I’m responsible for assessing performance of ministers not dismissals

The Minister for Monitoring and Evaluation Dr Anthony Akoto Osei has stated that his job is not to recommend the dismissal of ministers. Rather, he noted his rules of engagement are to assess the performance of sector ministers by identifying constraints and measuring results. Dr Osei was speaking shortly after the president announced his first reshuffle almost two years after [...]

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