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Weija Dam spillage floods homes

Hundreds of homes at Weija have been flooded following the spillage of the Weija Dam by the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) in the Ga South Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region. Victims of the spillage have been asked to relocate to safety, as the water level in the dam has reached 14.63 metres […]Read More

Plantain thief commits suicide

Barsare Tawiah, 53-year-old farmer at Asiakwa, a community in the East Akim Municipality of the Eastern Region, has committed suicide by hanging. Reports say that the deceased left home to harvest some crops on his farm. Another farmer called Isaac told the family that he caught the deceased red-handed stealing his plantain and demanded GH¢300. […]Read More

Immigration arrest two men with arms

Officers of the Immigration Border Post at Kofibadukrom in the Brong Ahafo Region have intercepted two persons with luggage containing two single-barrel shotguns and 23 cartridges. The people who are of Fulani descent were travelling to La Côte d’Ivoire through the border when officers of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) intercepted them on Thursday at […]Read More

No more virginity test – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has asked the world to end virginity testing, saying it is unscientific, harmful and a violation of the rights of women and girls. According to WHO, “Virginity Testing” has no scientific or clinical basis. There is no examination that can prove a girl or woman has had sex – and […]Read More

KNUST VC must step aside – Davis Opoku

The Operations Director for the Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG), Mr Davis Opoku has called on the Ministry of Education to immediately intervene in the current impasse between the students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the Vice Chancellor, which has led to the destruction of School properties. In a […]Read More
Regional World

Why I slept with my 15-year-old daughter for two years – Man confesses

The Isokoko Police Division, in Agege area of Lagos has arrested a 35-year-old man, identified as Michael Igbaniba, for allegedly sleeping with his 15-year-old daughter for two years. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Chike Oti, a Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP confirmed the arrest, adding that suspect was arrested after his teenage daughter, […]Read More

2 Chinese killed at Wassa Akropong

There are media reports that two Chinese nationals staying at Wassa Akropong in the Western Region have been shot dead by another Chinese. The unfortunate incident was said to have occurred on Saturday, at about 8:30pm. The bodies of the deceased, whose identities are yet to be known, had been deposited at Wassa Akropong Government […]Read More
General Regional

KNUST students vandalize school properties

Students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have vandalized school property as part of Monday morning’s demonstration. The students are protesting against what they call oppression from school authorities. On Friday, a planned students’ customary procession – which has lost favour with university authorities – was thwarted by campus-based Read More