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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 […]

US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson
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US Ambassador demands equal rights for homosexuals in Ghana

United States Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson, wants Ghanaians to be conscious of the rights of homosexuals and treat them equally as heterosexuals. According to him, contrary to the belief that only a handful of Ghanaians are gays, their numbers may actually be higher. “Statistics indicate that probably 10% of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]