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Pirates free 3 Koreans but Ghanaian and Greek partner still in captivity

After spending 34 days in captivity in the hands of pirates, three Korean sailors who were kidnapped on March 26, this year while fishing in Ghanaian waters near Keta in the Volta Region have been released. The sailors were released in the wee hours of April 27 after a ransom […]

68-year-old woman in court over wee possession
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68-year-old woman in court over wee possession

A 68-year-old woman has been dragged before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly lacing Akpetshie, a local alcoholic drink, with a substance suspected to be Indian hemp. Patricia Ali, who could barely walk, allegedly had in her possession 69 wrappers of a substance suspected to be Indian Hemp when police […]

Akollobila has served 5 of his 10 years in prison
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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 […]

Prof. Kwasi Opoku Amankwa, Director General, GES
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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 […]

Ejisuman Senior High School
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Eight teachers found guilty of ‘sexual harassment’ at Ejisuman SHS

The special committee, investigating allegations of sexual misconduct against some teachers at the Ejisuman Senior High School, has found eight of them guilty of inappropriate sexual advances on the students. The committee was set up by the Ghana Education Service (GES) to investigate the allegations of sexual misconduct against some […]

Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, Deputy Education Minister
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Minister orders indicted Ejisuman teachers to stop teaching

Deputy Education Minister, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, says teachers at Ejisuman Girls Senior High School found to have made inappropriate sexual advances on students, should not be allowed to teach again until their cases are finally determined. “They cannot and should not [teach] until the investigation is concluded and action […]

Prince Adu
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16-year-old boy stabbed to death at Asante Mampong

Prince Adu, a 16-year-old washing bay attendant, has allegedly been stabbed to death by his friend Junior, aka Hello Cici, 15, at Asante Mampong. Misunderstanding ensued between the boys after Hello Cici attempted to get Prince Adu to the dancing floor at Bantama Spot. Hello Cici went into hiding after […]

Nana Yaw Adom Owusu l, Krobo Chief
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Krobo youth attack their chief

Residents of Antoa-Krobo in the Kwabre East Municipality of the Ashanti Region have fled from the town after some irate youth attacked the Chief of the community Nana Yaw Adom Owusu I over chieftaincy dispute. Nana Yaw Adom Owusu I, Krobo Chief sustained various degrees of injuries after he was […]

Ejura police station
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Ejura police officers flee as angry youth attack police station

About two hundred angry youth from Ejura in the Ashanti Region on Thursday besieged the Ejura-Sekyedumase District Police station and attacked police personnel on duty. Their action was to demand that a driver who knocked dead two female students in an accident and his vehicle be released to them. The […]

Stephen Opuni, former COCOBOD CEO
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Former COCOBOD CEO on trial for causing ¢2.1bn loss in 3 years

More details are emerging in the case against former COCOBOD CEO Dr. Stephen Opuni who is standing trial on 27 counts of willfully causing financial loss. The case filed at the Accra High Court Monday, March 12, 2018, tells a story to support charges including money-laundering, corruption, defrauding by false […]