Tag Archives: Ghana News

Docket on defiled 4-yr old girl forwarded to AG – Police

The case involving a four year old girl who was allegedly defiled at Assin Adadientem in the Central Region, has been forwarded to the Attorney General’s Department for advice. The Central Region Police Command had taken over investigations into the case, following a directive from the Inspector General of Police. The Police Service in a tweet on Friday, indicated that, ...

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BOST saga C’ttee never met; Agyarko has no report – Bawa

National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Bongo Constituency, Edward Bawa, has alleged that the committee set up to investigate the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company’s (BOST) contaminated fuel saga, never met as suggested by the Energy Minister. The 8-member investigative committee was set up to determine the circumstances that led to controversial sale of 5 million litres ...

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Ghanaians asked to forward complaints on maltreatment by Embassies

The Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament has called on Ghanaians who have been treated badly at various foreign missions in the country to share their experiences with the Committee investigating such issues. The Chairman of the Committee, Frank Annor Dompreh, said that hearing from the victims of the alleged maltreatment at the Embassies will enable them to properly assess the situation in order to find a lasting solution to the ...

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Ghana’s future brighter in Nana Addo’s hands – First Lady

Ghana’s prospects with President Nana Akufo-Addo in charge are significantly better, the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo has said. According to her, the President “came to office with a lot of promises and he is working hard to achieve all of them” adding that “he has achieved quite a lot” since taking office. She said this in an address to officials of the ...

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Inadequate laws, logistics affecting fisheries sector – Marine police

The lack of adequate laws and logistics is crippling the fisheries sector in Ghana, the Director of Marine Police at the Takoradi Railways and Port Unit of the Ghana Police Service, ACP Samuel Owusu-Berko has said. According to him, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing is escalating in the country’s fishing space, leading to the “destruction of local fish stock and ...

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Generations For Peace, YDI-Ghana partner to impact lives at St. Peters Mission School

Generations For Peace – Jordan, and its local partner organisation Youngstars Development Initiative – Ghana, has established a GFP club at the St. Peters Mission School, a private basic and secondary school at Ashaley Botwe in the Adentan Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, to lead a massive behavioural change campaign among children and the youth. The decision to establish the ...

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Oscar Pistorius jail term for killing Reeva Steenkamp more than doubled

A South African court has increased Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius’s jail sentence for killing his girlfriend to 13 years and five months. Prosecutors had argued that the six-year term for murdering Reeva Steenkamp was “shockingly light”. Ms Steenkamp’s parents were “emotional” as they watched the ruling at home on TV, a spokeswoman said. “They feel there has been justice for ...

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Empty gas cylinder causes confusion in Parliament

There was confusion in Parliament today [Friday], when the Member of Parliament for  Tarkwa-Nsuaem, George Mireku Duker, stormed the legislature with a 6kg gas cylinder in his hand. The New Patriotic Party (NPP) MP, who’s in his first term in Parliament, was in possession of the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinder to help his presentation during the debate of the ...

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Forensic audit after Central Medical Stores fire ongoing- Minister

The Auditor-General is conducting a forensic audit of activities of the Central Medical Stores leading to the fire that destroyed the facility. Almost three years after the incident, no one has been prosecuted or held liable despite suspicion of arson. The incident, which occurred in 2015, caused the country to lose about 80 million dollars worth of medicines and medical ...

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Court to rule on Exton Cubic case in February 2018

A High Court in Accra has set February 8, 2018, to give a ruling on an injunction application filed by Exton Cubic Limited, challenging the revocation of their mining lease by the Lands and Natural Resources Minister. The Minister, John Peter Amewu, revoked the company’s licenses to prospect in the Nyinahini bauxite concession of the Tano Offin Forest Reserve, describing ...

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