General News

Otiko condemns teacher-student relationships

The Gender Minister, Otiko Afisa Djaba, has condemned sexual relationships between teachers and students. This follows a video of the headmaster of Edumanu D/A Basic School having sex with an SHS 3 student at Breman Edumanu in the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District of the Central region. The incident which sparked public outrage is being investigated by the Ghana Education Service ...

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Gregory Afoko trial must end by June – Judge

Justice L. L. Mensah, the trial judge in the case involving Gregory Afoko, who has been accused of killing a former Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Adams Mahama, has ordered both parties to work expeditiously for the trial to end by June. He said, “This case would not travel beyond June, and I urge you ...

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Kwabenya residents clash with Police over robbers

There was chaos at Kwabenya Thursday night as residents clashed with police officers over the lynching of some suspected armed robbers who attacked a boutique in the area. The charged residents had demanded that the police release the suspects who had been arrested to them instead of being taken to the police station. According to an eye witnesses, the police ...

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Occupy Ghana petitions AG over blacklisted names by Births and Deaths

Pressure Group, Occupy Ghana, has written to the Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo, to complain about the blacklisting of certain names such as Nana, Nii, Junior, among others from being registered by the Births & Deaths Registry. Occupy Ghana in the letter argued that, the Registry’s action has no basis in law, and charged the Attorney General to take steps to address the issue ...

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Gitmo 2: NDC owes us an apology – Defense Minister

After weeks of back and forth about what the future of the Gitmo 2 would be after their stay ends in January 2018, government has finally decided their fate. Government has announced that the two former Guantanamo Bay detainees in Ghana will continue to stay in the country although the two-year agreement with the US government has expired. Foreign Affairs ...

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DCOP Addo-Danquah confirmed as CID Boss

DCOP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah has been confirmed as the Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Police Service. This is according to a communique from the Inspector General of Police, David Asante Apeatu sighted by Citi News. DCOP Addo-Danquah, then with the rank of ACP, was directed to act as the Director General of the CID after DCOP ...

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Police probing threats against Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital director

Despite efforts in 2017 to resolve the tussle between the Director of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital, Dr. Eugene Dordoye, and the nurses at the facility, it appears the conflict is not ending anytime soon as the Elmina Police have confirmed to Citi News that they are investigating complaints from the Director over text messages threatening his life. The Elmina Police Commander, DSP ...

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