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Odartey Lamptey and Gloria Lamptey
Entertainment

Court grants Odartey Lamptey divorce – rejects 50% split of his assets

Gloria Lamptey, the estranged wife of former national youth star, Nii Odartey Lamptey was unsuccessful in her bid to get a 50 per cent stake of his assets after the Accra High Court ruled against her in a divorce trial. According to starsports.com.gh, the court presided over by Justice Cecilia […]

University of Education Winneba
Homeland News

UEW has not been fully operational since Nana Addo took office – Lecturer

A Senior Lecturer at the University of Education Winneba (UEW) Dr Frimpong Duku has stated that the university has not been working effectively ever since the Akufo-Addo’s government assumed office in January 2017. He explained that a new governing council has not been constituted to oversee activities of the university […]

K. B. Asante, retired diplomat
Homeland News

Draw clear boundary between gift giving and bribery – K. B. Asante

Retired diplomat, K.B. Asante has called for the need to draw a clear boundary between gift-giving and inducement. He said although Ghanaians show their appreciation and gratitude through gift-giving, the intent of such practices must be examined to determine its genuineness. According to him, in instances where people willingly give […]

Ghanaian deportees from the US
Africans Abroad

Ghanaian deportees arrive in Accra from US in handcuffs

Some illegal Ghanaian immigrants in the United States of America have been deported. They arrived at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Accra on Wednesday, 14 June in handcuffs. The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) and the Ghana Police Service screened the deportees upon arrival. […]

James Baberi, Director of Green Global Resources
Business

Million cedi worth of gold turns ‘fake gold’ in police custody

Some 11 kilos of gold at the cost of GH¢ 1.3 million have miraculously turned to fake gold , a development leading to the arrest of 5 officers at the Legon police station. This scandal remains the very second after the most controversial “cocaine turned baking soda” scandal which saw […]

Ghana Police
Homeland News

Police SWAT team takes over Koforidua Court as Somanya riot suspects remanded

There was heavy security presence at the Koforidua Circuit Court ‘B’ as 12 suspects arrested in connection with Somanya riot reappeared in Court Tuesday. About 30 armed police officers mostly from the National Swat team and the Eastern regional Rapid Deployment Force Unit were present and the Anti-riot Water Cannon […]

Constable Michael Kporyi
Homeland News

Police Constable gunned down at Michel Camp

A police officer, Constable Micheal Kporyi, was killed while on patrol duty at Michel Camp on Monday night in Accra. According to eye witnesses, the officer was gunned down by two assailants on a motorbike who pursued him to the UBA Filling station. The two armed persons closed-in on Constable […]

Vice President Dr. Bawumia with the Chief Imam of Ghana Sheikh Dr Osmanu Nuhu Sharabutu
Religion

Pilgrims will be fed this year – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has announced government’s plans to provide food and transportation to Ghanaian pilgrims who travel to Mecca. The previous Hajj Board left a chunk of debt totaling about 23 million cedis on the neck of the current administration after funding air tickets of some pilgrims […]

More than 60,000 cases of rape are reported in South Africa every year
World

17 year old girl charged with murder for killing ‘would-be rapist’

A 17-year-old girl, who handed herself in to South African police, has been charged with murder after killing a man who allegedly tried to rape her. “She was on her way to a local tavern when she was allegedly attacked by the deceased and fought back,” police said. The young […]

The late Major Maxwell Mahama with his family
Homeland News

You are simply irreplaceable – Tribute by children of Major Maxwell Mahama

Dear daddy, we were told you travelled. You told us you were going to come back. We spoke by phone almost every day. We told you to come and take us swimming and to play tennis and you said okay. We have been waiting for that ice cream you promised […]