CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

Man Beats Stepdaughter To Death In Sekondi

The police in Western Region are currently investigating the circumstances under which one Emmanuel Devor, popularly called Tsatsu, a resident of Ahenkofi, near Sekondi allegedly beat his 20-year old step daughter to death. The incident occurred last Sunday at about 9am. Speaking to journalists, the mother of the deceased, Augustina …

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Ronaldinho released from Paraguay prison

Ronaldinho has been released from prison in Paraguay and placed under house arrest following his fake passport scandal. The Brazil legend, 40, was thrown behind bars for allegedly trying to enter the South American nation with forged documentation. But he has now been allowed to leave prison on the condition …

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NCCE director arrested for allegedly producing fake hand sanitisers

A director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in the Amansie Central District of Ashanti has been arrested for allegedly producing and selling fake hand sanitizers. Joyce Frimpong was arrested on Friday, April 3, at her Jacobu residence, by joint police and national security operatives upon intelligence reports …

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‘It will take a team to win the war’ – Oko-Boye speaks

Hours after being named the Deputy Minister-designate for Health, Dr Bernard Oko-Boye, has stated that his appointment is just to help those working tirelessly to win the fight against the novel Coronavirus. “It will take a team to win the war, not an individual,” he explained what his appointment meant …

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Coronavirus lessons: This virus does not respect borders

Dear fellow South Africans, One thing we have learnt about the coronavirus over the last three months is that it does not respect borders. It has spread across Asia, Europe, North, Central and South America and Africa. Distinctions of wealth, poverty, nationality, race and class have been rendered meaningless as …

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Covid-19: GHS removes pregnant nurses, nursing mothers from post

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has directed staff who are pregnant or nursing babies not to report for work as the nation battles to get a hold on coronavirus. Additionally, National Service Personnel and drivers without assigned official vehicles are to be excused from duty. “National Service Personnel, interns, pregnant …

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Partial Lockdown; Protection Or Hex?

According to the directives by  the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufu Addo,   on 27th March, 2020 to lockdown some parts of the country where there have been hotspots of the coronavirus, there have been an imposed curfew on citizens in Greater Accra, Tema and Greater …

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COVID-19 patient who escaped from Tamale reportedly arrested in Accra

The Guinean who tested positive for COVID-19 but subsequently escaped from a quarantine facility at Tamale in the Northern Region has been arrested. The patient was arrested in Accra. Deputy Health Minister, Alexander Abban on The Big Issue on Saturday said while the patient was spotted and arrested before Saturday morning, it …

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Nurses At Korle Bu Strike Over Coronavirus Scare

Nurses at the Accidents and Emergency Department of the Korle Bu Teaching Hosptial have announced that they will not work until all of them are tested for coronavirus. The aggrieved nurses explain that their lives and that of their families have been put at risk following reports that a patient …

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Covid-19 has made our Pockets Dry – KNUST student cries out

In the wake of the corona virus pandemic, virtually everything has been affected; businesses, religious activities, sporting activities, entertainment and education. According to tertiary students their share of the effects is very severe. Ghevent tv on an episode of my Health my care show, invited four students from the tertiary …

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GES Releases Virtual Learning Timetable

The Ministry of Education through the Ghana Education Service (GES) has released the timetable for the virtual learning for senior high schools (SHS) on a GTV started today at 8.30am. The channel, Ghana Learning TV will broadcast SHS courses focusing on core subjects – English, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. …

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Korle-Bu doctors threaten to strike over poor coronavirus preparedness

Disgruntled doctors at the Department of Accident and Emergency at the country’s frontline hospital, Korle-Bu, have threatened to lay down their tools and withdraw their services over what they describe as poor level of preparedness of the unit in the fight against the fast-spreading deadly Coronavirus. Citi News reports that the …

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Techiman fake lawyer jailed

A 34-year-old man, Iddrisu Yahya, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment after pleading guilty to deceit of court by impersonation. Mr. Yahya was at the Techiman Circuit court on February 5, 2020, dressed in Lawyers’ gown, wig and a bib in an attempt to represent three accused persons. The …

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Ghana’s coronavirus case count hits 204

Ghana’s has recorded 204 cases of Coronavirus, confirms the Ghana Health Service. (GHS) Until now, the number of cases recorded stood at 195. According to the GHS, “Since the last situational update, Ghana has confirmed nine additional COVID-19 cases, all from Greater Accra region. Four (4) of them have no history …

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Storm rips off Asankragwa SHS roofing, five kids hospitalised

The roof of the Wassa Amenfi West Municipal Education Office and the Asankragwa Senior High School have been ripped off by a rainstorm that hit the municipality Wednesday afternoon. The rainstorm, which started at 12 noon and lasted for close to three hours, also rendered more than 100 people homeless. …

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Farmer butchers wife at Abuom

Police in Asunafo South District of the Ahafo region are on a manhunt for a 50-year-old farmer, Agya Yakubu Kangriga, who allegedly butchered his wife. Yaa Werimah ,46, met her untimely death when her husband butchered her multiple times with a cutlass and abandoned her body. The incident took place …

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Coronavirus: Gov’t begins employment of ‘jobless’ nurses

The Ministry of Health has begun employment of all 2017/18 batch of nursing trainees into various health facilities across the country in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in a national broadcast said such personnel will help deal with a possible surge in infections in the coming days …

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Lockdown: 5 thieves arrested at Kumasi yam market

Five (5) persons who are taking advantage of the lockdown to steal wares of market women selling essential commodities in the Kumasi central market have been arrested. Market women on Wednesday [April 1, 2020] complained that some unscrupulous persons are taking advantage of the situation to loot their shops and steal wares of traders …

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