Month: October 2017

DNA Test
Africans Abroad

Ghanaian woman in supreme court for late husband’s DNA to prove kid’s paternity

A Ghanaian woman in Bronx  wants to harvest DNA from her husband’s corpse so she can prove her daughter’s paternity. The baby girl was born a week after Daniel Osei was killed in a July water skiing accident on Long Island, and mother Edith Oteng claims in court papers the […]

Sam Okudzeto Ablakwa, Former Deputy Minister of Education
Politics

Sack Ayisi-Boateng as High Commissioner to South Africa – Okudzeto Ablakwa

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has served noticed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to sack Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr George Ayisi-Boateng, for his comment that his priority as a government representative in that country is members of the governing New Patriotic […]

Invisible Force
Politics

Invincible Forces lock up NADMO office

Some members of the pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP) private security arm, Invincible Forces, on Monday, October 30 locked up the offices of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region. The NADMO coordinator, Gibril Kesse, indicated the irate members of the group stormed the office […]

Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery
Politics

Fire me if I fail to deal with vigilantism – Interior Minister declares

Interior Minister Ambrose Dery says he is prepared to be fired from his position if he fails to deal with the widespread lawlessness caused by pro-NPP vigilante groups in the country. Vigilante groups like Kandahar Boys, Delta Force, Invisible forces and others have wreaked havoc and caused a state of […]

A lot of children are unable to get basic education
Homeland News

16% of children are ‘out of school’ in Ghana – World Bank report

A new World Bank report on education says in Ghana a considerable number of children of primary age (age six to eleven) are out of school. The World Bank Group Education report 2018 dubbed “Facing forward: Schooling with Learning in Africa” said 16 per cent of kids from the poorest […]

Defiled 4 year old girl and her mother
Homeland News

Suspect who defiled 4 year old girl arrested

Police have picked up the juvenile who made the news last week for allegedly defiling a four-year-old girl at Assin Adadientem in the Central Region. The boy was not arrested early on although he had been charged with defilement because, according to police, the father of the victim, who first […]

Asante Kotoko
Soccer

Kotoko beat Hearts 3-1 to win FA Cup

Striker Sadick Adams was on song for Asante Kotoko with three goals as they won the 2017 MTN FA Cup at the expense of arch-rivals Hearts of Oak on Sunday. The 27-year-old’s first-half hat-trick led the Porcupine Warriors to a stunning 3-1 win at the Tamale Stadium and gave Steven […]

Anthony Joshua, WBA & IBF Champion
Sports

Anthony Joshua stops Takam in round 10 to defend IBF, WBA titles

Anthony Joshua defended his WBA and IBF world heavyweight titles by wearing down a game Carlos Takam with a controversial 10th-round stoppage at a raucous Principality Stadium. The Briton, 28, damaged his nose after a heavy head collision early on and did not have things all his own way against […]

Anthony Nyame
Africans Abroad

Wall Street fraudster pleads guilty to scheming Ghanaian SDA Church in New York

A Wall Street fraudster pleaded guilty to stealing over $3.5 million from a Bronx church and Villanova University in separate schemes, the state Attorney General’s office​ has  announced. Anthony Nyame, of The Bronx, had convinced members of the First Ghana Seventh Day Adventist Church to fork over investment cash by […]

President Akufo-Addo
Business

Ghana set to become aviation hub in West Africa – Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the vision of his Government is to establish Ghana both as an aviation hub within West Africa, and as the preferred destination of choice for travellers. Government, President Akufo-Addo added, hopes to achieve this by working with the private sector […]