CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

Six remanded over Mankessim shooting

The Cape Coast District Court 2 presided by her honour Gloria Mensah Bonsu has remanded into police custody six suspects in connection with the Mankessim shooting. The six were arrested on Saturday at Mankessim after a shooting incident during the enstoolment of Queen Mother, Nana Araba Otua. Speaking to Adom …

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Man arrested for stabbing his uncle to death

Police in Nsawam have arrested Kwame Alibo, a 32-year-old unemployed of Oparekrom, a suburb of Nsawam for allegedly stabbing his uncle, Sampson Kumi, to death. The suspect is assisting the Police in their investigations. Briefing the Ghana News Agency, Superintendent Marian Osei-Adu Owusu, Nsawam District Police Commander said the incident …

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80% of HIV patients in Ghana are Christians – AIDS Commission

The Ghana AIDS Commission has revealed that Christians constitute about 80 per cent of Persons Living HIV (PLHIV) in Ghana. Officials attribute the trend to less active social mobilisation and community participation in the campaign on risk behaviours. Speaking at an event in to mark World Aids Day at Kwadaso …

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How BNI officer was shot at Mankessim

Disturbing details have emerged about how the Mfantsiman Municipal Director of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) was murdered at Mankessim last Friday without any provocation. On that fateful day, Samuel Ampofo appeared to have been targeted by the man who shot and killed him reportedly from a pump-action gun. …

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Tilapia seller butchered at Yeji

James Naah, a tilapia seller at Yeji in Pru East District of the Bono East region, has been reportedly butchered by some armed robbers. Information gathered indicated that the incident occurred around 5:30pm, Sunday. Confirming the incident on Adom FM’s morning show Dwaso Nsem Monday, Yaw Mensah, brother of the …

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Coup plot: Court adjourns treason trial to December 19

The Kaneshie District Court on Wednesday adjourned the treason trial involving ten persons to December 19. This was to enable the prosecution to continue with its investigation. The court presided over by Mrs Eleanor Kakra Barnes-Botchway asked prosecution whether it had filed the Bill of Indictment (BI)  of the prosecution …

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Teacher Unions sabotaging us with their strike – Govt

Government has described the ongoing strike by Teacher Unions as sabotage after their meeting with the unions ended inconclusively. Government’s meeting with the teacher unions to resolve the issue of legacy arrears did not end well, the PRO for the Education Ministry, Vincent Ekow Assafuah speaking to Joy FM accused …

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SHS closed over bedbugs

A piece of information gathered has it that the Students at Mayani Secondary School in Dedza have been sent home following the temporary closure of the institution due to an outbreak of bedbugs. The school, like many other schools in the country, was supposed to close this term on 21 …

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Chantan Zone Of COP Supports Experimental Schools

Chantan, Nii Okaiman and Israel Districts of the Church of Pentecost in the Kaneshie Area on Thursday, 5th December, 2019, visited and donated 100 bags of cement worth GHC 3, 100.00 to the Abeka Motorway Basic School and Chantan M. A. Experimental Basic School which share a common compound as …

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Tamasco finds teacher guilty of rape

A sports teacher of the Tamale Senior High School (TAMASCO), Razak Alhassan aka Starboy, has been found guilty of sexual misconduct. This was contained in a report issued by a Disciplinary Committee investigating an alleged rape case against Mr. Alhassan. The report signed by Rev. Edward Azeka, Headmaster of the …

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How Bole chief was shot dead by assailants while watching TV

Brother of murdered chief of Tinga in the Bole District in the Savannah region, Issah Bala, has revealed how his brother was shot dead by some unknown assailants. Speaking exclusively on Adom FM’s morning show Dwaso Nsem on Monday, he said his brother, Francis Tipoe, was shot while watching television …

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Teachers begin strike today over unpaid salaries

Teachers across the country’s public schools are this morning beginning a strike to demand payment of their salary arrears. Three unions, the Ghana National Association of Teachers(GNAT), the National Association of Graduate Teachers(NAGRAT) and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers(CCT) had earlier given Education officials a December 5, 2019 deadline to …

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Girls in rural areas forced to exchange sex for sanitary pads

Accessing Menstrual Management Products in rural parts of Ghana is still a challenge forcing many teenage girls to sometimes exchange sex for Sanitary pads. The high prevalence of poverty in rural parts of Ghana continues to worsen the plight of young girls who in desperate attempts to have menstrual hygiene …

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Two shot dead at queenmother’s coronation

Two persons have been confirmed dead at Mankessim following sporadic gunshots by an unknown assailant during the outdooring of a paramount queenmother on Saturday. The dead – an officer of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) whose name was given only as Ampofo and a civilian who was yet to …

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Teacher shot dead at Walewale in robbery attack

A 30-year-old teacher with the Ghana Education Service (GES) has been shot dead by suspected armed robbers at Walewale in the West Mamprusi Municipality of the North-East region. According to Joy News’ Eliasu Tanko, Gifty Atingawaya was returning from Nalerigu in the company of her husband and two others when …

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BNI officer, one other killed in Mankessim chieftaincy clashes

An officer with the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) and one other have been killed in chieftaincy clashes at Mankessim in the Central Region, MyNewsGh.com has confirmed. Six (6) others including a Police Inspector and a police investigator sustained various degrees of injuries and are currently on admission at a …

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Kokofu D/A JHS closed down after assault on headteacher

The Kokofu D/A Junior High School near Goaso in the Ahafo region has been closed down temporarily following an assault on the headteacher a week ago. A group of young men and women stormed the school premises and assaulted the headteacher for canning a pupil of the school. According to …

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Man convicted for stealing ECG meters

An electrical technician who stole six single-phase prepaid electricity meters belonging to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and sold them has been convicted and sentenced by an Accra circuit court. John Afadi, 27, was convicted on his plea of guilty to eight counts, including interfering with the ECG system …

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3 robbers nabbed for policeman’s murder

A police officer met his untimely death this week when he was shot by suspected armed robbers at Sefwi Essam in the Sefwi Wiawso Municipality of the Western North Region. Unconfirmed reports said three people suspected to be involved in the killing of the policeman, who has been identified as …

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PHOTOS: Imam arrested over $3Million fraud

The EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Office has arrested one Mallam Abdulrashid Imam for defrauding one Arc. Mohammed Dewu, to the tune of over $3, 024, 000 (Three Million and Twenty Four Thousand United State Dollars). The arrest came as a result of a petition written by one Arc. Dewu who alledged …

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