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Bantama Juvenile ‘gang rape’ suspects jailed 36 months
Homeland News

Bantama Juvenile ‘gang rape’ suspects jailed 36 months

The four suspects who were referred to the Juvenile Court in connection with the alleged sexual assault at Bantama in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi, have been sentenced to serve in a Senior Correctional Facility for 36 months each. Three of the suspects were charged with defilement and conspiracy to […]

Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo
Politics

Supreme Court gives AG 7 days to respond to Ghana-US military agreement suit

The Supreme Court has asked the Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo to file her written response to the suit challenging Ghana’s defense cooperation agreement with the United States of America in seven days. Ghana’s defence agreement with the US is to allow US military and civilian personnel access to certain facilities […]

Akufo Addo with the US Ambassador Robert Jackson
Africans Abroad

US to sanction Ghana if gov’t refuses to sanction the deportation of Ghanaians

Ghana could be slapped with “visa restrictions” by the US government if it fails to comply with international obligations “regarding issuance of travel documents.” According to the US government, the West African nation has not been proactive in issuing travel documents to Ghanaians awaiting deportation in the USA hence the […]

Daniel Asiedu on trial for the murder of JB Dankwah
Homeland News

NPP contracted me to kill JB Danquah – Suspect confesses

One of the accused standing trial in the murder of former Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North Constituency Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu, Daniel Asiedu, has told an Accra District Court that he was hired by some persons in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to commit the crime. He said his […]

Hirving Lozano celebrates after scoring the only goal
Soccer

Mexico stun champion Germany in world cup

Defending champions Germany made a disastrous start to their bid to win back-to-back World Cups with a shock defeat by Mexico. Hirving Lozano’s first-half goal was the difference between the two sides in an enthralling encounter in Moscow, but the surprising result was not the only concern for Germany coach […]

Dr Anthony Nsiah Asare, Director General, GHS
Health

Don’t turn patients away – GHS directs all government hospitals

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has directed all government-accredited hospitals and clinics to, henceforth, desist from turning patients away on the excuse that they have no beds. Rather, the hospitals and clinics should make every effort to stabilize the patients before referring them to the next level facilities. An official […]

Prof. Mike Oquaye, Speaker of Parliament
Health

GMA takes on Speaker, GHS over ‘No bed’ directives

Some executives of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) are not happy with a “blanket” directive from the Speaker of Parliament to criminalise health professionals who turn patients away as a result of unavailability of beds. According to two of the Association’s executives, the situation should not be looked at on […]

Prof. Ken Attafuah, NIA Executive Secretary
Homeland News

Passports, birth certificates not guarantee for Ghana card – Attafuah

The Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority (NIA) Professor Ken Attafuah has said holding a Ghana passport or birth certificate does not guarantee an automatic right to the Ghana Card. According to the NIA Boss, presenting the aforementioned documents for the purposes of registration and issuance of the Ghana […]

Kingsley Sarfo
Africans Abroad

A Ghanaian footballer jailed 32 months in Sweden

A Swedish court has sentenced a Ghana international to 32 months in prison after Kingsley Sarfo was found guilty of two cases of rape of an under-aged girl. The Malmo District Court says the 23-year old Sarfo, a midfielder with top Swedish club Malmo FF, had sexual intercourse with a […]

GFA activities suspended for 10 days
Soccer

Court suspends activities of GFA for 10 days

A High Court has placed an interim injunction on the activities of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for 10 days. The order of the court, therefore bars the GFA and its officials from carrying out all official duties at least for ten days. The injunction comes after the government filed […]