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30,000 mental health cases cannabis induced

Thirty thousand of all outpatient cases reported at the three psychiatric hospitals each year in the country are cannabis related. More than 10 per cent of all inpatient cases in the three psychiatric hospitals — Ankaful, Pantang and Accra — are due to the abuse of cannabis. The Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority of Ghana, Dr Akwasi Osei, gave the staggering statistics when he made a cas ...

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Akufo-Addo applauds Jospong

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has expressed satisfaction with the operations of the Accra Compost and Recycling Plant, at Adjen Kotoku, explaining that the Plant is helping in bringing to bear an efficient, modern model of sanitation disposal. At a visit to the Plant, on Friday, 10th November, 2017, President Akufo-Addo noted that “what we are witnessing here is the modern way of providing service, ...

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Ford signs deal to make electric cars in China

Ford is pushing to electrify its vehicles going forward, and the company just made another big move to enter the largest market in the burgeoning EV landscape: China. The automaker signed a definitive joint venture agreement with China's Zotye to invest a combined $756 million to build electric cars within the country's borders. The deal creates a new entity, Zotye Ford Automobile Co. Ltd., for which the co ...

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Steven Seagal faces sexual harassment charges

Actress Portia de Rossi has accused actor and producer Steven Seagal of sexual harassment. The Arrested Development actress, who is married to US talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, made the allegation in a tweet posted on Wednesday night. She alleges that during a film audition Mr Seagal told her "how important it was to have chemistry off-screen" before unzipping his trousers. Mr Seagal's manager told BBC New ...

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Hazard has ‘extra qaulity’ to take Chelsea up – Lampard

Eden Hazard takes Chelsea to the highest level and his link-up play with Alvaro Morata makes them dangerous, according to club icon Frank Lampard. Since signing from Real Madrid in a deal that could reportedly cost as much as £70 million, Morata has scored eight goals and supplied three assists in 15 appearances in all competitions. The striker has been partnered up top by Hazard in recent weeks, with head ...

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US’ll no longer tolerate trade abuses – Trump

President Donald Trump has said the US will no longer tolerate "chronic trade abuses", in a defiant address at the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (Apec) summit in Vietnam. He said he would always put US interests first and Apec nations should "abide by fair reciprocal trade". In stark contrast, China's Xi Jinping said globalisation was irreversible and voiced support for multilateralism. Mr Trump has vi ...

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NDC’s 10 chairmen endorse Mahama for 2020

All 10 regional Chairmen of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have asked former President John Dramani Mahama to lead the party into the 2020 elections. The Regional Chairpersons who had a meeting with Mr Mahama on Thursday, 9 November in Accra the former president “to consider the request of teeming supporters of the NDC and Ghanaians to lead the party to the 2020 general elections.” T ...

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NDC FEC: It’s not time for campaigns

The Functional Executive Committee (FEC) of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has told members of the party and groups affiliated to it that “internal electoral processes that allow members to engage in campaign and other political activities had not yet been officially launched.” In a statement, the FEC said: “The FEC notes with extreme concern the tenor of some of these individuals in ...

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Most ‘Osofo Maames’ are witches – Patience Nyarko

Gospel Musician, Patience Nyarko has called on wives of men of God (Osofo Maame) to help in winning souls for Christ rather than being the cause of the downfall of pastors and churches. During the Thursday, November 9 edition of Accra Live Worship with Kwaku Sampah on Accra100.5FM, the ‘Atigya’ singer noted that it takes the anointing of God to be the wife of a man of God. She indicated that people with the ...

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Security man jailed 15yrs over GHS1.5m theft at GCB Bank

The Sekondi High Court has sentenced a private security man, Osei Owusu Baffour, who stole more than Gh¢1.5million from the Takoradi Market Circle branch of the GCB Bank to 15-years in jail with hard labour. The court presided over by His Lordship Peter Kwabena Ababio however acquitted and discharged two others, Geoffrey Kofi Dawohoso, the then ATM Custodian and Charles Kobina Essien since according to the ...

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