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Woman arrested over abuse of girl, 5

In spite of today being World Children’s Day, a woman believed to be pregnant, has reportedly abused her five-year-old step daughter. She is said to have poured hot water on her feet and buttocks for bedwetting. Rebecca Awanu has since been arrested and detained at the Amasaman Police Station in the Greater Accra Region. Giving an account of what purportedly happened, the headmaster of Odumprala MA Basic Sc ...

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3 face trial for robbing evangelists

Three persons are standing trial at the Accra Circuit for allegedly robbing two preachers at knife point while they were preaching at Santana, Tesano in Accra. The three - Nana Yaw Abdul Rashid, Kistin Ridwan and Husein Ibrahim who pleaded not guilty to the charge of robbing evangelists Francis Ainoo and Solomon Nuabaar on November 1, 2017, will reappear before the court on December 4,2017. According to the ...

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No witch-hunt from Special Prosecutor – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo is hopeful that the creation of the Office of the Special Prosecutor will negate the fears of political witch hunts anytime governments try to pursue acts of corruption particularly involving opposition politicians. “Anytime a politician is stigmatized for criminal conduct, the which hunting chorus rises from their [the pursuing government’s] political opponents,” the President not ...

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TUC praises jobs programme but criticises Trade Policy

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has said the new jobs programme – Nation Builders Corps – announced in the recent budget is, perhaps, the most ambitious programme designed to address what has become the most critical economic challenge of the country. According to the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, the Nation Builders Corps programme will employ 100,000 graduates across the nation in 2018. In a prelimina ...

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Make the right connections the right way but you must remember that your connections can get you there but non-performance will bring you back.

  Dr. Joseph Kwadwo Asenso, Guest Speaker, on the occasion of the Graduation Ceremony of the University Of Ghana (College Of Humanities) on Saturday, 18th November, 2017, tells graduating class of 2017     Below is his full speech.   SPEECH DELIVERED BY DR. JOSEPH KWADWO ASENSO, GUEST SPEAKER, ON THE OCCASION OF THE GRADUATION CEREMONY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GHANA (COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES) O ...

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Release our subsidies in arrears – CHASS to govt

The National President of the Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS) has asked the government, to as a matter of urgency, release subsidies which has been in arrears for three terms to the school. Cecilia Kwakye Cofie said the schools risked being closed down prematurely if the absorbed fees by the government had not reached the schools “immediately”. Speaking at the 68th Speech and Prize ...

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Asempa FM’s KABA dead

Kwadwo Asare-Baffuor Acheampong (KABA) has died, has learnt. Sources say the Ekosii Sen political talk show host on Asempa FM passed away on Saturday, 18 November 2017 at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital where he had been rushed to, after a sudden illness. Details surrounding the radio presenter’s host are sketchy for now. Source:Ghana/ ...

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Sex for motorbike man in trouble

The insatiable desire of a Tamale-based businessman for sex has landed him in trouble. Alhaji Prince Alhassan has now come face to face with the law for allegedly having sex with a 26-year-old unemployed woman in his office building opposite the Kaladan Park in Tamale. He has been charged with unlawful assault and causing unlawful damage to property by the Northern Regional Domestic Violence Victim Support ...

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Six steps to consider before running for president or political office

Pray As humans, we are limited in our abilities. It is only natural and proper that we pray and seek the face of the Lord concerning every endeavour including presidential ambitions. God is not disinterested in politics. Before candidates move ahead, it is important to seek the Almighty’s guidance. Campaigns are brutal and they can be one of the most tasking things anyone can do. If rumours making the round ...

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Fulani herding cattle for soldiers, police & ministers – Chief

Nana Danso Agyei, the Dwerebeasehene in the Kwahu East District of the Eastern Region, has observed that the fight against activities of Fulani herdsmen in Kwahu has been difficult because the cattle being managed by the herdsmen belong to top military, police and government officials. According to him, although the chiefs and other traditional rulers have expressed their frustrations about the destruction ...

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