Marwako victim agrees to out of court settlement – Lawyers

Jihad Chaaban

The Abeka district court has adjourned its judgment in the case where a Lebanese supervisor, Jihad Chaaban is facing trial for assaulting an employee, Evelyn Boakye. The court’s decision follows an announcement by lawyers for the accused person that the two parties had reached a settlement in the case. According to the magistrate, the adjournment was necessary to enable her ...

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Charlotte Osei to account for election accreditation fees in Parliament today

Charlotte Osei

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Charlotte Osei is scheduled to appear before Parliament later today [Wednesday]. She is expected to account for money collected from journalists as accreditation fees and how that has been spent. The question that has dragged her to the house stands in the name of the MP for Subin and Deputy Works and Housing ...

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Danger looms as Koforidua-Mamfe road caves in


Traders, passengers and drivers who ply the Koforidua-Mamfe Aburi to Accra road daily face possible danger as half of a section of the road has been eroded by heavy rain fall. The eroded section is located after the sharp curve before a police barrier between Tinkon and Nyamebekyere in the Eastern Region. The downpour, which lasted for close to an ...

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Three arrested for Kumasi Salah jam shooting


The Manhyia Divisional Police Command has arrested three persons suspected to have been involved in the shooting of Osman Abdul Karim during 2017’s Eid-Ul-Fitr festivities. 17-year-old Osman Abdul Karim was shot in the head at Bonjour, an eatery and playground in Kumasi on June 27. The suspects fired shots from locally manufactured pistols at celebrants. The Regional Police Commander, DCOP ...

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#BigJulyGetAway Day three: It’s excursion day today


The BigJulyGetAway leisure trip is living up to expectations as patrons say they have been treated to a thrilling ride so far. As the maiden edition of the BigJulyGetAway enters day three today [Wednesday], the team will be embarking on a full day excursion of some interesting scenic places on the Mauritius Island. The 38 patrons will be driven through ...

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13 ‘fake security officers’ arrested on Aflao border


13 persons who posed as security officers are currently in the grips of the Volta Regional Police Command following a swoop conducted along the Aflao border. The suspects are said to have hijacked the country’s eastern frontiers posing as state security personnel and terrorizing unsuspecting travellers.   The suspects, including two women, were rounded up on Monday dawn in an operation led by ...

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Don’t undermine corruption fight in special prosecutor’s bill – Martin Amidu

Martin Amidu

When it became clear to me that We the People might not be allowed our democratic right to participate in the discourse leading to the enactment of the Office of the Special Public Prosecutor Bill, 2017 I raced against time to hurriedly research and write a lengthy constitutional and legal critique of the Bill. Now that Parliament has vetoed taking ...

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We’re complying with safety regulations – Newmont Ghana


Newmont Ghana has reiterated that the health and safety of its employees, contractors and local communities remain a core value and are governed and assured by the country’s laws and regulatory bodies. Recently, WACAM’s local representative in Kenyasi, Yakubu Adusah, granted interviews to some media houses warning the public  not to consume food and water near the Ahafo mine’s host ...

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N/R: Rainstorm wrecks havoc in Nanung

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Several houses and other properties running into hundreds of cedis have been destroyed in the Nanumba North district of the Northern Region following a day’s rainfall. The rains which started at dawn on Monday stopped on Tuesday morning. It left buildings collapsed and destroyed major roads including the one linking Tamale and Salaga. The only dam in the district, ‘Wampu’ ...

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Gold Coast treats its families to funfair


You may have heard the maxim – that ‘all work and no play, makes Jack a dull boy’. This was the story of some Groupe Nduom subsidiaries over the weekend. Elsewhere, it may have been stressful; but to Gold Coast and GN Networks, the story was entirely different, as it was all joy and fun for their families from all ...

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