Month: August 2017

Ghanaian Muslim pilgrims
Religion

Hajj: 3 Ghanaian pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

Three Ghanaian Muslim pilgrims, who were part of this year’s Hajj have died in Saudi Arabia, the Hajj Board has confirmed. They are made up of two females who were said to have died from natural causes and one male who died from a medical condition. One of the females […]

Nii Amar Amarfio
Africans Abroad

Ghanaian student in the US found dead in his room

Every mother’s dream is to see her son, daughter finish school, get a good paying job and start life, a life to change the world he lives in. For a mother whose son gained scholarship to pursue an MBA course in the Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management, her […]

A-Plus and Kennedy Agyapong
Politics

CID invites Kennedy Agyapong, A Plus over corruption claims

The Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, and musician, A-plus have been invited by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to answer questions on some corruption claims they made a few days ago. A-Plus had accused Akufo-Addo’s two Deputy Chief of Staff, Francis Asenso-Boakye and Abu Jinapor of being […]

some items destroyed by the fire
Religion

Police investigate the burning of a church

The police have opened investigations into a land dispute that allegedly resulted in the burning down of the Believers House of Worship Church at Okpoi Gonno, near Teshie in Accra. A day after the act, the police invited the feuding parties as they seek to unravel the cause and identify […]

The convicts being led out of court
Homeland News

Three men jailed 120 years for robbing Akua Donkor

The Accra Circuit Court has sentenced three men to a total of 120 years imprisonment for robbing the founder of the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), Madam Akua Donkor. The convicts Yakubu Yusif, the Central Regional Chairman of the GFP, Barnabas Kayese, Madam Donkor’s personal driver and Abdul Razak Shaibu, were […]

church building set ablaze
Religion

Clergy blames Akufo-Addo for the burning of their church building

The Concerned Clergy Association has blamed President Akufo-Addo for the arson attack on the Believers House of Worship Church on the Spintex Road. Gun wielding men, clad in NPP colors,on Monday August 28 set the 2000 seating capacity church building ablaze. Head pastor of the church Rev Abraham Lamptey told […]

William Quaitoo, former Deputy Minister for Agric
Politics

Deputy Agric Minister resigns over tribal comment

The Deputy Minister for Agriculture, William Quaitoo has resigned for what many have described as ethnocentric comments about people from the three regions of the North. President Nana Akufo-Addo accepted his resignation from office, according to the Presidency’s Director of Communications, Eugine Arhin. Mr. Quaitoo had come under fire for […]

He stole to support NPP
Homeland News

I stole to finance NPP – Man tells court

A High court in Tamale has granted bail to a man brought before it on police charges that he defrauded and stole nearly one million cedis from a company he worked with to bankroll activities of the New Patriotic Party in the Northern region. The court had delayed making a […]

Kaku Agyeman Manu, Health Minister
Health

TB kills 23 in West Akyem

More than 23 persons have died of Tuberculosis (TB) in West Akyem Municipality of the Eastern Region, Today can report. The alarming spread of TB infections, according to health personnel in the area, needed to be curtailed. The Disease Control Officer at the Health Directorate, Mr. Moses Ali Laar, in […]

Crime on the rise
Homeland News

US Embassy warns citizens against going to Nima, Avenor, Agbogbloshie

The US Embassy in Accra has warned its nationals to avoid some communities in Accra that have recorded violence recently. A security message posted on the Embassy’s website on August 24, 2017, expressed concern about the growing crime in the Greater Accra Region especially Avenor, Sowutuom, Sukura, Agbobloshie, Nima and […]