Author Archives: Delali Adogla-Bessa

Man who stole Major Mahama’s iPhone 7 arrested

Major Mahama's mobile phone was found with Kwodjo Fordjour who has been remanded in police custody

The person who stole late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama’s mobile phone after he was killed at Denkyira Obuasi in the Central Region on May 29, 2017 has been arrested. Police investigators traced the mobile phone – an iPhone7, to the room of Kwodjo Fordjour, a driver at Denkyira Obuasi. The Accra Central District Court on Wednesday remanded Fordjour to police ...

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Facebook calls for a more people-centric security industry


The security industry needs to worry less about technology and more about people, said Facebook’s security boss. Alex Stamos scolded the security industry in the opening keynote of the 2017 Black Hat conference. He said there was too much focus on technically complex “stunt” hacks and not enough on finding ways to help the mass of people stay safe. The ...

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Trump’s transgender military ban ‘not worked out yet’


The White House has not yet decided how it will implement the president’s ban on transgender people serving in the US military. Mr. Trump’s surprise Twitter announcement on Wednesday has been met with criticism from rights groups. Spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the administration would work alongside the Pentagon to decide how to proceed. It is not yet clear how the ...

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‘I Told You So’ returns in August


In the late 1960’s when Egbert Adjesu and the Ghana Film Corporation decided to adapt one of the late Bob Cole’s concert party plays to screen, little did they know that they were creating a time capsule of nostalgia, wits and immortal characters brought to life by an assembly of talented actors and actresses. The result was the 1970 Ghanaian ...

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Takoradi Bible College graduates 27 ministers


The Takoradi Bible College in the Western Region, run by the Takoradi Central Church of Christ on Saturday, July 22, 2017,  held a graduation ceremony for 27 students who had successfully completed three years of ministerial training at the college. These ministers during their study period were taking through Homiletics, Hermeneutics, Church History, The Prophets, Pneumatology, Ecclesiology, Psychology as well ...

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Minority disgracing NDC with criticism of Kwabena Donkor raid – Amidu

Martin Amidu

Outspoken former Attorney General, Martin Amidu feels the Minority in Parliament’s reaction to the CID’s Monday raid on the residence of former Power Minister, Dr. Kwabena Donkor, as part of investigations into the controversial AMERI deal, was a slap in the face of the values of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), of which it represents. Mr. Amidu, also an NDC ...

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AMERI issues may be settled in court – Haruna Iddrisu

Haruna Iddirsu

The Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu has suggested that the MP for Adansi Asokwa, K.T. Hammond may have to resort to the law courts to address the reservations he has with the AMERI deal, for which he recently filed a motion for government to reverse. Mr. Iddrisu found Mr. Hammond’s u-turn on the AMERI deal bizarre and argued that the former ...

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Krowor MP, NGO de-worm thousands in constituency

Krowor MP, NGO de-worm thousands in constituency

The Member of Parliament for Krowor, who doubles as the Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Elizabeth, Afolley Quaye, over the weekend, partnered with Mandogue Foundation to de-worm over thousand residents of Krowor constituency. The program dubbed Free Homowo Deworming Exercise forms part of the activities earmarked by the MP and Mandoque Foundation for this year’s Homowo celebration. Speaking at ...

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Kpone Katamanso: Residents threaten demo over bad roads


Some residents who reside at the Community 22 annex, Washington, New York, Zenu, BBC and its environs within the Kpone Katamanso District Assembly have threatened to embark on a massive demonstration if efforts are not taken to reshape and construct their roads for them. According to the residents, their roads are so deplorable that private cars have stopped plying the ...

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Tamale flooding: Deceased child’s body found


A search party has finally found the remains of a school pupil (name withheld) of Methodist Primary School in Tamale who drowned following floods that affected some communities in the Tamale Metropolitan Area. The corpse was found at Fuo which is one of the flood prone communities in the Tamale Metropolitan Ares. The deceased has been buried in accordance with ...

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