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Auditor General uncovers corruption in SFP
Homeland News

Auditor General Uncovers Corruption in School Feeding Program

The 2018 Auditor-General’s Report has revealed several financial irregularities that have led to huge financial losses to the state in the running of the Ghana School Feeding Programme, with 81 metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) and the management of the programme blamed for the mismanagement. Bloated enrolment figures, duplication […]

38 year old man sentenced to death for killing his Step Mother
Homeland News

38 year old man sentenced to death for killing his Step Mother

A 38-year-old man who murdered his stepmother on the accusation of witchcraft in 2010 has been sentenced to death by a High Court sitting in Tamale. The convict, Alhassan Alhassan, also known as Sofo stabbed his step mother, Bibata Alhassan, to death in a bush at Zohe, a suburb in […]

Gabby Otchere Darko
Homeland News

Gabby Otchere Darko calls for debate to legalize marijuana in Ghana

Founder of the Danquah Institute, Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko has said Ghana must not be shy in having a national debate about whether or not to cash in on the marijuana economy, which is booming as several countries have decriminalised its use for medicinal purposes. Using a recent report by Forbes […]

Richard Lomotey is a professor at PennState
Africans Abroad

Ghanaian professor accused of kidnapping three women in the US

A Penn State professor with a side job as a Pittsburgh Uber driver who was arrested this month for allegedly kidnapping two women is now accused of kidnapping a third woman that same night. The third woman spoke with police on May 16, saying that on May 11, she was […]

National Communications Authority
Politics

NCA shuts down three more pro-NDC radio stations

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has closed down three more radio stations in an exercise it began last Thursday. Nananom FM, said to be owned by Asutifi South Member of Parliament and a former Works and Housing Minister Collins Dauda, Genesis FM, owned by NDC stalwart and 2-time Council of […]

Chris Atto's wife Bettie Jennifer was murdered Friday night
Africans Abroad

Fear grips Ghanaians in Maryland over murder of Chris Attoh’s wife

The gruesome murder of Bettie Jenifer, wife of famous Ghanaian actor, Chris Attoh, last Friday has sent shivers down the spine of many Ghanaian residents in Maryland, USA. The sad incident has also attracted mixed reactions about what might have motivated the murder. While some suspect it could have been […]

Rockson Bukari
Politics

Minister of State at the presidency resigns over bribery allegation

Minister of State at the Office of the President, Rockson Bukari has resigned from his position, days after he was caught on a leaked tape attempting to bribe a journalist to ‘kill’ a story. According to a statement from the presidency, Mr Bukari’s tendered in his resignation letter to President […]

Seventh Day Adventists tend to eat a plant based diet and abstain from alcohol and caffeine
Health

Why Seventh-Day Adventists live 7 – 11 years longer – NBC News

When researcher, author and explorer Dan Buettner was first developing the concept of the Blue Zones (the five regions in the world where people live the longest), he realized he was missing one thing: a city in the U.S. that made the cut. Determined to find an American region that […]

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali
World

Mali President sacks generals, disbands vigilantes after massacre

Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita sacked and replaced two generals and disbanded an anti-jihadi vigilante group on Sunday, a day after gunmen massacred 134 Fulani herders in the country’s troubled central region. The ethnic bloodshed took place less than a week after a deadly assault by jihadists on an army […]

Dr Bosmman Asare, a deputy EC Chair
Politics

Ghanaians debate on who should vote under ROPAA

Participants drawn from various sectors in a consultative meeting on the implementation of the Representation of the People’s Amendment Act (ROPAA) in Tamale, the northern regional capital, have raised varied concerns about the modalities of determining the eligibility of Ghanaian citizens abroad to take part in the exercise. While some […]