Author Archives: Godwin Akweiteh Allotey

Accra: 24-yr old robber, accomplice arrested with guns

Following a series of robberies in and around Accra, the Police have arrested two suspected armed robbers in two separate raids. One of the suspects, Mohammed Iddrisu Ziblim, 24 years, was arrested on his way back from a robbery operation. Some items retrieved from the two suspects include two pistols, one G3 rifle, 15 rounds of ammunition, two face masks, ...

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Ebony’s funeral to be held at Black Star Square

Black Star Square

Nana Poku Kwarteng, father of dance hall artiste Ebony has finally announced the venue for the funeral of his daughter. The family during the one week commemoration said the funeral would be held on 17th March, 2018 but did not add the venue. In an exclusive interview with Citi FM, Mr. Kwarteng stated that the family had chosen the Black Star ...

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St. Vincent College of Education sacks over 70 students with poor grades

st vincent college of education yendi understands that over 70 students of the St Vincent College of Education at Yendi in the Northern Region have been asked to go home for using grade D7 in English, Mathematics and Science to gain admission into the college. According to the school, the decision was taken following a directive from the Executive Secretary for the National Council for ...

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Open letter to Nana Addo: Our security, your reckless officer, your move

President Nana Akufo-Addo

Dear Mr. President, In a space of three days, we have been informed of armed-robberies and a murder that is uncharacteristic of our regular social lives. The bravado exhibited by the robbers and their carelessness at expending any life is extremely concerning. The reports of limitations on the part of the Police to deal with these situations as a result ...

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Sports Ministry to rehabilitate Azumah Nelson Sports Complex

Azumah Nelson Sports Complex

Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah, will on Thursday cut sod for the rehabilitation of the Kaneshie Sports Complex. The multi-purpose sports facility, also known as the Azumah Nelson Sports Complex, has seen several years of neglect reduce it to an abode for reptiles as Citi Sports’ recent visit to the place revealed.   In April 2017, current Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah, ...

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Google in historic ‘right to be forgotten’ challenge

A businessman has taken Google to the High Court in London in what is being seen as a landmark case over “the right to be forgotten”. He is challenging Google’s decision not to remove a criminal conviction he has from the 1990s from search results. People can ask for online information to be removed from searches if they feel it ...

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Citi FM returns with bigger Heritage Month for 2018

heritage month 2018

Ghana’s topmost English-speaking radio station, Citi FM has put together an awesome package for this year’s Heritage Month. The station, for the past 10 years has been employing various initiatives that seek to promote the Ghanaian heritage and culture through the Heritage Month, which is observed in March every year. Over the years the Heritage Month has lined up various ...

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Facebook news feed changes ‘decimated’ publisher

Lifestyle site Little Things says it has had to close after changes to Facebook’s news feed algorithms “decimated” its business. The closure of the female-focused publishing business will result in the loss of 100 jobs. The company focused on a mix of “feel-good news” and videos. Since launching in 2014, it attracted 12 million followers on Facebook. But the company ...

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Police to get helicopters to fight crime – Ambrose Dery

Ambrose Dery

The government is in the process of procuring logistics such as helicopters, drones and vehicles for the Police Service to help in the fight against armed robbery and general crime in the country. This was disclosed by the Interior Minister Ambrose Derry who was commenting on the recent upsurge in crime, particularly armed robbery. He said government is taking swift ...

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Armed robbers terrorizing residents of Hallelujah near Tema [Report]

Residents of Hallelujah and surrounding communities in the Kpone-Katamanso District of the Greater Accra Region, say they live in fear following series of attacks perpetrated by notorious robbers. The situation, coupled with the inability of the Police Service to act, has forced some residents to vacate the area. Hallelujah is located few metres from the Michel Camp on the main ...

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