Human Interest

Ghanaians Urged To  Protect Nation’s Values

Ghanaians Urged To Protect Nation’s Values

Nii Ayi, Principal Curator in- charge of conservation at the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board (GMMB) has urged Ghanaians to preserve and protect the nation’s aesthetic values in order to boost the tourist sector. He cautioned that the rate of smuggling of artifacts out of the country could stifle tourism for and devalue the rich cultural heritage of the country.

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MCE Worried About  Insecurity In Chardo

MCE Worried About Insecurity In Chardo

MS Rita O. Sowah, Municipal Chief Executive of La Dade-Kotopon municipality, has asked residents of Chardo, a new settlement in the area, to volunteer information to the security agencies, to enable them to arrest criminals disturbing their peace. She also tasked watchdog committees in the municipality to intensify their operations, to ensure security to enable the people go about their […]

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Student Jumps To Death After Losing World Cup Bets

A college student in China leaped to his death after losing more than $3,000 gambling on the World Cup, state media reported Tuesday. The second-year student, identified only by his surname Lin, jumped from the seventh floor of a building on his campus on Monday, the Information Times said, citing a witness. “I heard him say ‘do not force me’ […]

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Song Given Three-Match Ban

Song Given Three-Match Ban

Cameroon’s Alex  Song has been given a three-match ban by FIFA for elbowing Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic. The midfielder was sent off for the offence in the 40th minute of the World Cup Group A match on June 18, 2014.

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GFA president, Nyantakyi – Shows the way

FIFA Evaluating Ghana Match-Fixing Allegations

FIFA confirmed it has been contacted by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) regarding allegations that one of its senior figures agreed to arrange for the national side to take part in rigged matches. An undercover investigation by The Telegraph newspaper and English broadcaster Channel 4’s “Dispatches” programme appeared to show Christopher Forsythe, a FIFA-registered agent, and Obed Nketiah, a senior […]

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Family Of Five Burnt To Death

Family Of Five Burnt To Death

A family of five was burned to death when the room in which they were sleeping was gutted by fire at dawn at Trede, near Santasi, Kumasi, yesterday. Daniel Baafi, 39, his wife, Akua Ahema, 35, and their three children, including a one and half- year-old baby were burnt beyond recognition.

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Armed Robbers Kill Pensioner … molested grand-daughters sexually

Armed Robbers Kill Pensioner … molested grand-daughters sexually

A 60-year-old pensioner was shot dead by suspected armed robbers last Monday dawn at Asofan Soldier Line, Achimota, Accra. One of his grand-daughters (name withheld) 25, was raped while another, 27, was also molested, sexually. Hayford Akrofi, a former architect, was reportedly shot in his chest. The two robbers, yet to be identified were reportedly armed with a pistol and […]

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Oh Ghana — We Were ”Nearly” There – Again!

Oh Ghana — We Were ”Nearly” There – Again!

In 2006, it was against the Czech Republic. We thrashed them 2-0 in a match that told the world that there is no “small boy” in world football. I don’t think the Czechs have ever recovered from that defeat, for I’ve hardly heard of them performing well on the international football scene ever since then. Even if they have recovered, […]

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Suspected Armed Rubber Arrested At Donkorkrom

Suspected Armed Rubber Arrested At Donkorkrom

The Donkorkrom Police has arrested a 32 year old armed robber for his involvement in a number of murder and armed robbery cases. He is also accused of robbing passengers on a Metro-Mass Transport bus near Tease last year. The suspect, Belko Tambaya from Niger, is a son of Alhaji Belko the Fulani Chief at Ekye Amamfrom.

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Gov’t Secures $140m To Support Agriculture

Gov’t Secures $140m To Support Agriculture

President John Dramani Mahama has reiterated the government’s commitment to investing in the youth to enable them create their own jobs and for others. He said investment in the youth was greatest achievement any nation could make in providing opportunities to the youth to enable them to unearth their potentials. President Mahama who made this statement at the Second edition […]

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