Human Interest

Sir John Before Atuguba Today

Sir John Before Atuguba Today

The General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as ‘Sir John’, and Hopeson Adorye, a member of the NPP Communications Team, will appear before the Supreme Court today to show cause why they should not be committed to prison for being guilty of criminal contempt of the court. The contemptuors were last Friday, August […]

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Police Nab Car-Jacker

Police Nab Car-Jacker

A self-styled businessman, Albert Naja, 32, who feigned interest in buying a car from its owner but rather bolted with it, has been arrested. He is alleged to have lured the owner, Ms. Emelda Dodaa, a business woman to accompany him in a car to the Barclays bank branch on the Ring Road  to pay money into her account, and […]

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Ghana Applies To Join Gulf Of Guinea C’ssion

Ghana Applies To Join Gulf Of Guinea C’ssion

Ghana has made a formal application to join the  Gulf of Guinea Commission (GGC), as a full member state. President John Dramani Mahama put in the application at a meeting of the Heads of States of the Gulf of Guinea Commission in Malabo, Equitorial Guinea. The Commission was established in 2001, but has not been very effective until last year […]

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Ga State Celebrates Homowo

Ga State Celebrates Homowo

The people of Ga Mashie yesterday marked their annual Homowo festival with a call for peace and unity among traditional leaders. Homowo is an agricultural festival for the Gas. It literally means ‘hooting at hunger’ as the aftermath of a great famine which the forebearers went through after settling in the present Ga State (Accra). The unique feature of the […]

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ICT Council To Be Set Up

ICT Council To Be Set Up

The Ministry of Communication has inaugurated an Advisory Working Group to put up modalities for the formation of a Ghana ICT Council (GICTC). Inaugurating it, Dr Omane Boamah, Minister of Communication, asked the members to complete work within six weeks. He said the GICTC would guide the professional conduct of practitioners involved in providing ICT services and goods.

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Peace, Ghana’s Ultimate Desire

Peace, Ghana’s Ultimate Desire

 “Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith, one may edify another” (Romans 14:19). In A.D. 59 (about 28 years) after the death of  Jesus Christ, Paul was in Corinth, and when he heard about the state of the Roman Church he had laboured to establish, wrote a letter to them, related to them […]

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Two Fake Soldiers Nabbed

Two Fake Soldiers Nabbed

Two men who posed as military officers and allegedly harassed and extorted money from some illegal miners operating at Esuaso, in the Tarkwa Nsueam Municipality, have been arrested by the police. One of the suspects, Isaac Jackson, 21, claimed he is a Naval Officer stationed at Sekondi and the other Isaac Kojo Biney, 28, is an employee of Traffic Tech, a […]

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Marine Police Avert Disaster On The Volta

Marine Police Avert Disaster On The Volta

The timely intervention of the Marine Police at Ada, has prevented what could have been a disaster. A ferry had been over-loaded with passengers on its way to Sogakope, from Ada, when it was intercepted. The ferry with the capacity for 260 passengers, was said to be carrying about 1000 passengers (merry makers) from the Asafotufiame festival at Ada. In […]

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Managing Waste Through Right to Information

Managing Waste Through Right to Information

When I first arrived in Ghana, the first things I noticed were the blistering heat and the excessive garbage; it is everywhere, clogging the open drains on the street side, in the markets, on the road, and every other place imaginable. I was blown away not only by the sight of it, but by the smell which could knock one […]

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Ahmadis Call For Peace

Ahmadis Call For Peace

The acting Ameer of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission, Alhaji Maulvi Muhammed Yusuf Yawson, has urged Ghanaians to shun violence to sustain the peace in the country after the verdict of the election petition by the Supreme Court. “This is the only way Ghana would have peace,” adding, “whichever party is not satisfied should seek redress at the court, rather than […]

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