Month: February 2018

UN Mission in South Sudan
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UN probes Ghana Police over sex abuse allegation

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan has recalled a unit of police officers from Wau and confined them to base after a preliminary investigation into allegations of sexual exploitation. UNMISS, in a statement, said it “has a zero-tolerance, no-excuses, and no-second chances approach to sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA),” […]

Abuga Pele, former National Coordinator of GYEEDA
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It will be absurd for an NDC government to overturn Abuga Pele’s conviction – Nketia

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has said it will be absurd for the party to overturn the conviction of former legislator for Chiana Paga, Abuga Pele. In a statement Monday, the General Secretary of the party Asiedu Nketia said since the NDC was the initiator of the conviction, it cannot […]

Former President Jerry Rawlings
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Political power not for freeing ‘thieves’ – Rawlings slams Nii Lante

Former President Jerry John Rawlings is upset with National Democratic Congress [NDC], Member of Parliament for Odododiodoo Constituency, Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, for suggesting that the opposition party will free jailed former GYEEDA boss, Abuga Pele, if the party wins power in the 2020 polls. According to Mr. Rawlings, such […]

Ejisuman SHS
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Ejisuman SHS sexual harassment victims hauled before Disciplinary Committee

Victims of sexual harassment at Ejisuman SHS in the Ashanti Region have been hauled before the school’s disciplinary committee after they went public with their experiences. The girls have been accused of speaking to the media and leaving campus without exeats, Erastus Asare Donkor, who revealed the girls’ stories, told […]

Nii Lante Vanderpuye, MP Odododiodio

NDC will free Abuga Pele if we win 2020 polls – Nii Lante

Member of Parliament (MP) for Odododiodio, Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, has indicated the resolve of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to win the general elections in 2020 and ensure the release of former fellow NDC MP, Abuga Pele. Mr. Vanderpuye stressed the NDC’s morale remains high ahead of the 2020 […]

Ghana dropped to 81st in latest CPI ranking

Corruption: Ghana records worst performance in six years

Ghana has recorded its worst performance in the last six years in its fight against corruption, the latest corruption perception index (CPI) has revealed. The country dropped three points from its 2016 score of 43 to 40 in 2017 and ranked 81 out of the total of 180 countries. Cumulatively, […]

Basaida Zena Jafary
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Tanzanian woman jailed 5 years for smuggling ‘cocaine’ to Ghana

A Tanzanian food vendor who was arrested at the Kotoka International Airport by officials of Ghana’s Narcotics Control Board, [NACOB], has been handed a five-year jail term in Ghana. Officers of the Narcotics Control Board [NACOB] arrested Ms. Basaida Zena Jafary with 2.3hk of speedball, a mixture of cocaine and […]

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I killed my husband with poison on my nipples – Woman confesses

A married woman has confessed to killing her husband by applying poison on her nipples for him to suck and die during their sexual encounter. The married woman who confessed together with other 24 Ghanaian married women disclosed shocking cheating stories in the Facebook inbox of David Papa Bondze-Mbir to […]

Students evacuate the school

At least 17 dead in Florida High School shooting

  At least 17 people were killed Wednesday in a high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, the Broward County Sheriff’s office said. Florida Gov. Rick Scott ordered government flags flown at half-staff through Monday in honor of victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a public school […]

Otumfour Osei Tutu II
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Kumasi Traditional Council summons Minister, others over Foase shooting

The Kumasi Traditional Council has initiated steps to address the issue behind the bloody protest at Foase in the Ashanti Region that led to the death of at least two residents. The Council has blamed the handling of the relocation of the Atwima Kwanwoma District capital from Foase to Twedie […]