CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

Two arrested for child trafficking in Tatale

Two suspects identified as Gariba Neutori, 35 and Gmabani Gariba, 21 have been arrested by the Tatale-Sanguli District Police for allegedly trafficking children from Yeji in the Bono East Region to Togo. The suspects were nabbed by the Police through the intervention of the Pan African Organisation for Research and …

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Fire ravages dormitory facility at Paga SHS

Fire has destroyed a girls’ storey dormitory facility at the Paga Senior High School in the Kassena-Nankana West District, our Upper East Correspondent – Senyalah Castro, reports. The Tuesday morning fire completely destroyed the roof of the structure, electrical components especially at the top floor, books, personal provisions and other …

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Man murdered, penis chopped off at Saltpond

An unidentified man believed to be in his fifty’s has been found dead at Saltpond in the Mfantseman Municipality of the Central Region. He’s suspected to have been murdered and had his penis severed and dumped in the area some days before his decomposing body was found. Speaking to Kasapa …

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Two people commit suicide in Ho

Two individuals in the Ho Municipality have committed suicide at different points involving Faustina Dotse, a 38-year-old hairdresser and a septuagenarian. Assistant Superintendent of Police, Mr Alex Yeboah, acting Ho Municipal Police Commander, told the Ghana News Agency that Faustina committed the heinous crime on January 20, this year, and …

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Manhunt for 2 men who set 64-year-old ablaze on fire

Two men, Mathew Patuka and Laari Sujurka, both natives of Nakpanduri are currently on the run after trying to set a woman on fire. The Daily Guide Newspaper reports the incident took place on January 16, 2021, at the residence of the 64-year-old victim. According to the police in Nakpanduri …

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NSS releases 2021/2022 nurses’ postings

The National Service Scheme (NSS) has announced the release of national service postings for over 10,964 nurses for the 2020/2021 service year. The secretariat has, in a statement, directed all eligible nurses who registered for national service to log onto www.nss.gov.gh to check their placements and then proceed to the various user agencies to …

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Three COVID-19 positive cases recorded in schools so far – GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says it has confirmed three cases of COVID-19 in schools since their resumption a week ago. Dr. Kumah Aboagye, the GHS Director General, revealed this at a Ministry of Information press briefing on Ghana’s COVID-19 case updates on Monday, January 25, 2021. He said two …

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2 Grabbed With 152 ECG Metres

A driver and his assistant are in hot waters after they were apprehended for being in possession of 152 electricity metres, which were hidden in their car, in Kumasi on Thursday morning. The duo had concealed the 152 pieces of Ingelec and Yaki branded electricity metres in an obscure compartment of a …

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NaCCA organises CCP Training for GNACOPS Master Trainers

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA), an agency of the Ministry of  Education mandated to develop Curriculum and to ensure its effective implementation, has collaborated with the Ghana National Council of Private Schools (GNACOPS) to train selected Master Trainers to enable them effectively train teachers in all private …

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UG, UCC Basic Schools closed down as senior staff’s strike bites

Basic schools managed by some universities in have been closed down indefinitely–as their senior staff’s strike begins to bite hard. The Universities of Ghana and Cape Coast, have in a letter informed stakeholders including parents of the development. “It is very unfortunate to inform you of a postponement of in …

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Farmer jailed 20 years for robbery

Koku Adzi, 28, a farmer of Wudesi near Adaklu-Waya, who stabbed and robbed a motorbike rider and took away the bike has been jailed by a Ho Circuit Court to 20 years imprisonment in hard labour. He pleaded guilty to the offence and was convicted on his plea for robbing …

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West Gonja: Man kills self after stabbing two women in Nabori

A man from Nabori in the West Gonja District shocked residents in the Savannah region when he knifed two of his sisters-in-law killing one, before stabbing himself. Mwinwele David, a private security officer was confirmed dead moments after committing the crime. One of the two victims also died at the …

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Akatsi Police arrest members of cattle rustling syndicates

Akatsi Police have arrested two suspected members of a cattle rustling syndicate and saved some of the animals. The suspects, identified as Gariba Ali and Gideon Xenyo, both 25 years, are being held in the custody of the Akatsi Police. Chief Superintendent of Police, Mr Joseph Atsu Dzineku, the Akatsi …

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Sales agent in court over fraud

Richard Gyedu Appiah, a sales agent, has been put before an Accra Circuit Court charged with fraud. Appiah is said to have collected GHC 35,071 worth of MTN Scratch cards under the pretext of supplying them to a customer and return the money but after collecting the cards failed to …

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Farmer commits suicide on his way to farm

A farmer identified as Kudjo Awuah has reportedly committed suicide at Asseseeso -Akuapem in the Eastern Region. Awuah allegedly hanged himself on a tree Friday morning on his way to the farm. According to a resident, Awuah informed his wife whom he had three children with that he was going …

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Police arrest footballer, others with 46 slabs of Indian hemp

A 20-year-old amateur footballer Frank Nketiah, together with two other suspects are in the grips of the Tema Regional Police Command for possessing 46 slabs of suspected narcotic drugs. Frank Nketiah together with Kofi Asmah, a 29-year-old driver, and Michael Adu, 27, were arrested by the Ashaiman police upon security …

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UG: Accra City campus in filth as TEWU continues to strike

A decision by the University of Ghana chapter of the Teachers and Educational Workers Union (UG-TEWU) to continue to lay down their tools until the government heeds their demand for better conditions of service has left the Accra City campus of the university in an unpleasant state. Students who returned …

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50 arrested for breaching COVID-19 protocols at Dunkwa-on-Offin

The Police in Dunkwa-on-Offin in the Upper Denkyira East District of the Central Region on Thursday arrested 52 persons for failing to wear nose mask. The offenders including 10 women, were given nose masks immediately after the arrest. In a telephone interview with the Ghana News Agency, Deputy Superintendent of …

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Two students contract Covid-19, 34 Others Quarantined In Wa

News information reaching the front desk of Mynewsghana has revealed that two students have contracted the deadly coronavirus days after the reopening of schools by the government of Ghana. As per the report gotten by Mynewsghana, the two victims of the virus are said to be students of the  Wa Xavier Minor …

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Man arrested for killing friend over Gh¢10 fight at Assin Awisem

A 24-year-old unemployed, Bright Ofori has been arrested after he clubbed to death 35 years old Muniru Mohammed Haddi at Assin Awisem in the Assin Fosu Municipality of the Central Region over a ¢10.00 dispute. Information gathered indicates that the suspect bought coconut from the deceased following which an argument …

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Parents queue to seek admissions in public schools

Some Parents have queued up in some public schools in Accra to seek admissions for their wards due to government directives on school reopening to start a new academic year amidst COVID-19. The Ghana News Agency (GNA) team on Thursday visited some public schools in Accra and saw parents with their …

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