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At least 50 killed in oil tanker collision

At least 50 people were killed and more than 100 sustained burns after an oil tanker collided with a bus on a highway in the west of the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to witnesses and officials, villagers rushed to collect the leaking fuel when it caught fire. Officials are preparing to identify the charred […]

Three UPSA lecturers sacked over 'sex for grades'

Three lecturers of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) have been dismissed for allegedly soliciting sex from some female students. The dismissed lecturers have however, challenged the decision of the University to dismiss them. The authorities of the University say soliciting for sex from students “is a conduct that is likely to put the […]

EOCO arrests two persons for operating unlicensed financial house

The Economic and Organised Crime office EOCO has nabbed two Directors of Wealth Drive Ghana Limited for operating a finance house without a License from the Bank of Ghana and the Securities and Exchange Commission. The two, Michael Badu Mpere and Gideon Nketiah, were receiving deposits from public without regulatory permits. A Deputy Executive Director of […]

Bulgarian Investigative Journalist murdered

An investigative television journalist has been raped and murdered in Bulgaria’s northern town of Ruse. Officials say the body of 30-year-old Viktoria Marinova, whom authorities identified only by her initials, was found two days ago in a park. She was killed by blows on the head and suffocation. Reports says prosecutors are probing all leads […]

Inability of political leaders to act attributed to thriving of Conflicts in Africa

The Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, says armed conflicts in Africa thrives because political leaders on the continent are too slow to act on early warning signs. He said signs like disrespect for the rights of citizens, poor justice systems and inequalities in the distribution of national […]

Two Americans and a Briton win noble prize for chemistry

Two Americans and a Briton won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry Wednesday for harnessing the power of evolution to generate novel proteins used in everything from environmentally friendly detergents to cancer drugs. The fruits of this work include the world’s top-selling prescription medicine -the antibody injection Humira sold by AbbVie for treating rheumatoid arthritis […]

CJ tasks Judges and Magistrates to be fair

The Chief Justice (CJ), Justice Sophia Akuffo has called on Judges and Magistrates to enshrine quality and fairness in their dispensation. The Chief Justice was speaking at the 38th Annual General Meeting of the Association of Magistrates and Judges in Accra. This year’s Annual General Meeting is captioned; “Independence of Judiciary, the way forward”. The […]

PURC set to announce new tariffs December 9

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission, PURC, is set to announce new utility tariffs by December 9, 2018. It is however, not clear whether tariffs will be increased or reduced. This was revealed at a meeting  to discuss the proposed template for major tariff adjustments in 2019, with utility providers and stakeholders. Present at the meeting […]

GHS to start distribution of treated nets to households in Ashanti Region

The Ashanti Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service with support from its partners is to start registering households for the distribution of Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets from today (October 4). The registration exercise which is to last for seven days will enable the directorate get more people to get the treated nets to […]