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Musician in court over theft

An Accra Circuit Court has remanded a 26-year-old musician for allegedly stealing items and cash belonging to a soldier and his family. The amount allegedly stolen include $24,100, 1,580 Euros and GH¢11,800.00. Prince Opoku, alias Agyenkwaah, pleaded not guilty to unlawful entry, causing unlawful harm and stealing. He will make his next appearance on August […]Read More

Upper West records poor BECE performance again

The Upper West Region has consistently maintained below 50 percent performance in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for the past six years. This poor performance at the BECE level, which served as the foundation for the secondary and tertiary levels is attracting lots of dissatisfied concerns among stakeholders in the region. Addressing the Upper […]Read More
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CHRAJ shocked over Obuasi prison conditions

The commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has appealed to government to take action to improve conditions at the Obuasi Local Prison after giving it the lowest grading for safety and purposeful activity. Sub-Regional Director of Ashanti, Cynthia Martinson, said the correctional facility requires “urgent attention” for improvement as it has weak Read More

Educationist shot dead at Anaji

An unidentified gunman has shot to death an educationist, Donatus Kuma at Anaji Queen of Peace in Takoradi in the Western Region. The incident occurred around 3am on Saturday dawn in what some suspect to be a case of armed robbery since about three other houses in the neighbourhood had also been robbed. The deceased, […]Read More

Kojo Yankah launches book on slavery

The Institute of Chartered Economists – Ghana (I¢EG) is pushing for the proposed Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) assembly elections to be held simultaneously with the presidential and parliamentary elections next year. It is the view of the institute that such an exercise will be a good avenue to control election-related expenses and Read More