Month: April 2018

Kwasi Anim Boadu and his sister Naya
Africans Abroad

21 year old Ghanaian stabbed to death in London

A 21-year-old man of Ghanaian descent, Kwasi Anim-Boadu has been stabbed to death in London. The deceased was knifed near Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s home in Finsbury Park. According to the UK’s Standard, the incident which occurred on Saturday is the 39th fatal knife attack in London this year. His […]

Frederick Amfo
Africans Abroad

Rape victim outraged after Ghanaian Uber driver posted bail, fled the US

An Uber driver charged with raping a passenger earlier this month was able to walk free because officials failed to notify immigration agents about his arrest, authorities said. Frederick Amfo, 30, an illegal immigrant from Ghana, was arrested after a female passenger said that on April 8 he forced her […]

Akollobila has served 5 of his 10 years in prison
Homeland News

92 year old man in jail for selling wee

The Executive Director of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng has appealed to government to review Ghana’s drug policy in order to decriminalize certain offences relating to narcotic use in the country. This petition comes at the back of the imprisonment of a feeble aged man and many others […]

Mark Agoro, Felicia Dufour and Wilfred Owusu
Africans Abroad

3 Ghanaians involved in smuggling drugs worth £32m into Britain

Three persons suspected to be Ghanaians have been arrested in Britain for being part of a 13-member drug syndicate that smuggled £32 million (GH¢203,001,958.59) worth of cocaine and cannabis into the country. The three, Felicia Kufour, Mark Agoro, 52 and Wilfred Owusu, 30 were arrested in separate raids across the […]

President Akufo-Addo and Theresa May
Lifestyle

UK to help Ghana remove anti – gay laws

The United Kingdom has taken the blame for introducing anti-gay laws in former colonies such as Ghana. The UK government says it is thus ready to help such countries rewrite their laws to accommodate gays. The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, while addressing the Commonwealth heads of government meeting in […]

Ohene, 21, has been charged with indecent exposure, disorderly ,conduct, assault and resisting arrest
Africans Abroad

A Ghanaian Harvard University student brutalized by police

A Ghanaian Harvard University student who was reportedly high on drugs was repeatedly punched by a police officer after running naked into the street, in an incident that was captured on video on Friday night. The violent altercation between Selorm Ohene, 21, and a half-dozen officers with the Cambridge Police […]

Suspected prostitutes
Lifestyle

Police arrest 18 suspected prostitutes in La

The La District Police Command has uncovered an area within the district where some landlords convert their rooms into brothels for commercial sex workers. Incidentally, the area which is popularly known as La Apese, is opposite the La Police Station. Consequently, the police has raided some of the areas, leading […]

Prof. Kwasi Opoku Amankwa, Director General, GES
Homeland News

Leave office now – GES to retired staff

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has issued a directive instructing its regional, metropolitan and general managers of education units across the country to ensure that staff who have attained retirement age and still at post vacate immediately. A statement issued by Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, Director-General of GES, said an earlier […]

Pius Enam Hadzide, Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports
Sports

Deputy Sports Minister, National Sports Authority D-G suspended

Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, Pius Enam Hadzide has been suspended by president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. He was suspended alongside the Director General of the National Sports Authority, Robert Sarfo Mensah. A statement signed by Director of Communications at the Jubilee House, Eugene Arhin states that the decision […]

Dr cuts oxygen supply
Health

Baby dies as doctor cuts oxygen supply over nonpayment of GHC533 bill

A nine-week-old baby boy has died at the St Gregory Hospital at Kasoa in the Central Region because his parents could not afford the cost of aiding his breathing with an oxygen machine. Little Prosper’s parents tell Joy News a medical doctor on duty pulled the plug from the oxygen […]