Month: July 2018

14 year old suffers injuries after receiving 36 lashes
Homeland News

14-year-old given 36 lashes by police for ‘insubordination’

The District Police Commander for Akontombra in the Western Region, ASP Dickson Obeng, has been accused of prescribing 36 lashes as a corrective measure for a 14-year-old class 6 pupil, Stanley Antwi of the St. James Anglican Primary at Akontombra. In photos making rounds on social media, Stanley is seen […]

Jean Mensah is unfit to occupy high position of EC Chairperson - NDC
Politics

Jean Mensa is unfit to occupy high position of EC chairperson – NDC

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has described as “shocking” the nomination of Mrs Jean Mensa as Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. “We are shocked because until this appointment, the President had given assurance to the nation that the persons to be appointed […]

Mrs Jean Adukwei Mensah
Politics

Akufo-Addo nominates Jean Mensah as new EC chair

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has nominated the Executive Director of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Mrs Jean Adukwei Mensah, to be considered for appointment as the new chairperson of the Electoral Commission. President Akufo-Addo has also nominated three other persons, two to be considered for appointment as deputy […]

Luka Modric of Croatia
Soccer

Luka Modric of Croatia wins 2018 Golden ball award

Despite seeing his team bested in the World Cup final in a 4-2 loss to France, Croatia’s Luka Modric was awarded the Golden Ball trophy for best player at the tournament. Modric was the key cog in a Croatian midfield what was arguably the best we saw in Russia. In […]

US Ambassador Robert Jackson and Charlotte Osei
Homeland News

“Charlotte Osei, most competent person” – US Ambassador

Outgoing U.S. Ambassador, Robert P. Jackson, has said he is “very troubled” about the description of the dismissed Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) as “incompetent”. Mr Jackson said despite her removal from office, Mrs Charlotte Osei remains one of the most competent persons he has ever met. President Nana […]

GFA Logo
Soccer

Court places an injunction on activities of GFA

The Accra High Court has put an injunction on the activities of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and has also appointed the Registrar of Companies to protect the assets of the association. The ruling by the court, presided over Mr Justice Samuel Asiedu, followed an application filed by the Attorney-General […]

Using exercise tolerance test as a stress test for the excercise enthusiast and gym goer
Health Lifestyle

Using exercise tolerance test as a stress test for the excercise enthusiast and gym goer

  Current researches in medical science have proven an age-old knowledge that exercise is a proven way of combating many of the diseases that are assailing humankind, including Ghanaians. Adults are advised to be active to a moderate intensity for at least 150 minutes per week. Additionally, the weight of […]

Police Officer Fred Attakora in critical condition
Africans Abroad

2 Ghanaians shot in Philly; 1 dead, one in critical condition

  One Ghanaian is dead and another Ghanaian, off-duty Philadelphia police officer is in the hospital after both were shot by stray bullets while attending a 4th of July neighborhood barbecue. The two Ghanaians were hit around 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 7000 block of Buist Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia. […]

Justice Marful-Sau and Justice Agnes Dordzie
Politics

Akufo-Addo appoints two judges who recommended the removal of the EC boss to the Supreme Court

Two members of the Chief Justice’s five-member committee that investigated and recommended the removal from office of the Electoral Commission chair and her two deputies have been appointed to the Supreme Court. Justices SK Marfo–Sau and Agnes Dodzie who are both Appeal Court judges now have the privilege to sit […]

L - R, Amegatcher, Dordzie, Kotey, Marful -Sau
Politics

Akufo-Addo appoints 4 new Supreme Court Justices

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed four new Justices of the Supreme Court. Pursuant to Article 144 (2) of the Constitution, Nana Akufo-Addo has written to Parliament, seeking the approval of the House for the appointment of the nominees. The nominees are Justice Samuel K. Marful-Sau, Justice of Appeal; […]