Human Interest

IT technician granted bail for stealing GH¢ 114,255 data bundle

Danny Kafui Gblonya, an Information Technology (IT) technician, accused of stealing GH¢ 114,255.00 data bundle belonging to Busy Internet, in Accra, has been granted GH¢150,000 bail with three sureties, yesterday, by an Accra circuit court. Presiding Judge of the court, Mrs. Jane Harriet Naa Akweley-Quaye, said that the sureties must be gainfully employed, and earn monthly salary of not less [...]

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Armed robber grabbed for snatching car

Armed robber grabbed for snatching car

A car tracking device has led to the arrest of a suspected armed robber, who allegedly snatched a taxi cab from a driver at East Legon, in Accra. on Wednesday. Emmanuel Gaga, 25, and three other accomplices, who are on the run, were reported to have assaulted the driver, James Kwame Dafeamekpor, and ‘cello taped’ legs, hands, mouth and eyes [...]

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Ghana-US military deal suit: A-G given 7 days to respond

Ghana-US military deal suit: A-G given 7 days to respond

The Supreme Court (SC) has given the Attorney-General (A-G) and Minister of Justice, Gloria Akuffo, seven days to file her written response in a suit challenging Ghana’s military cooperation agreement with the United States America (USA).   The defence agreement would among other things allow the US military and civilian personnel access to certain facilities in Ghana and provide them [...]

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Minority urges Speaker, IGP to probe fake Ghana card issue

Minority urges Speaker, IGP to probe fake Ghana card issue

The Minority in Parliament has urged the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Oquaye and the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) David Asante Apeatu to probe the fake Ghana Cards saga that rocked the Minority last week. They want the IGP to invite Danquah Institute founder Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko and Presidential Staffer, Yaw Buabeng Asamoah “who were the source” of the fake [...]

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Govt outlines role in One District One Factory

Govt outlines role in One District One Factory

Trade and Industry Minister, Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen, has outlined government’s responsibility in the One District One Factory (1D1F) policy.   Emphasising that the policy is largely a private led initiative, Mr Kyeremanten said government has a responsibility to ensure its implementation was successful.   The minister was responding to a question asked in Parliament yesterday, by Member of Parliament [...]

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Let’s learn lessons from havoc caused by rains

It is becoming increasingly clear that many people in this country have still not learnt lessons from excessive rains that can be experienced at any time in any part of the country. This comes from the fact that after going through agonising experiences due to heavy rains, people who suffer disastrous consequences appeal for help from authorities in the country [...]

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Policeman granted bail for land fraud

An Accra circuit court has granted GH¢100,000.00 bail with three sureties to Police Lance Corporal (L/Cpl) Gabriel Teye Nartey, for allegedly defrauding three people under the pretext of securing them land. The victims are an auditor, an accountant and another Ghanaian living in the United States. The court directed that one of the sureties should be a public servant, earning [...]

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Court issues bench warrant for arrest of musician

An Accra Circuit Court has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Prince Opoku, a musician who is currently facing charges of causing unlawful damage, causing unlawful harm and stealing but had failed to appear in court for trial. Prince Opoku, alias Kofi Agyenkwa, has earlier denied all the three charges, and was granted bail to the tune of [...]

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Witness denies describing Major Mahama as armed robber

Witness denies describing Major Mahama as armed robber

The Second Prosecution Witness (PW2) in the trial of the 14 alleged killers of Major Maxwell Mahama, told the Criminal Court “3” of the Accra High Court during cross-examination yesterday, that she did not tell the Assembly Member of Denyira Obuasi that the army officer was an armed robber.   Madam Esther Tawiah, also known as Maame Bono, said that [...]

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Italian populist in row over counting Roma

Italian populist in row over counting Roma

Italy’s right-wing populist Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini, has prompted a new outcry by saying he wants a census of the Roma community that would lead to non-Italians being deported. After a chorus of criticism he said his only aim was to protect Roma children. There are at least 130,000 Roma (Gypsies) in Italy, and many live in unlicensed camps on [...]

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