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Joe Biden defends his decision to pull US troops out of Afghanistan

US President Joe Biden has defended his decision to pull US troops out of Afghanistan saying the Afghan people must decide their own future. He said he would not consign another generation of Americans to the 20-year war.  This comes as the Taliban militant group continues to seize territory around the country. Speaking at the […]

Pantang Hospital staff to resume work today

Striking workers of Pantang Psychiatric Hospital will officially resume work today. The decision to go back to work was reached after a meeting with the National Security Minister, Inspector General of Police, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations and other stakeholders. The workers laid down their tools to impress upon the authorities to address what […]

GBA condemns increasing acts of violence by security agencies

The Ghana Bar Association has expressed concern about the increasing acts of violence perpetrated by some Security Agencies in the country. It cited instances such as the death of two persons and injuries suffered by others following clashes between residents of Ejura and security personnel on June 29, 2021; armed military personnel molesting and brutalizing […]

Case of Nigerian held over teacher’s death adjourned to July 21

The case of a 42-year-old Nigerian trader, who knocked down a 27-year teacher on the Adenta-Dodowa intersection and abandoned her body in a nearby bush at Abokobi, has been adjourned to July 21. The Adenta District Court has remanded Emeka Adams again into Police custody. Adams, charged with murder of Alice Adamptey, the teacher, has […]

Trades Minister pledges government’s support for Makola Market fire victims

Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyeremateng has commiserated with victims of the Makola market fire yesterday and has assured them of government’s support. He said the incessant fire outbreaks in markets are not only limited to Accra but other major cities in the country. The Trades Minister announced that authorities are working assiduously to […]

Case of Menzgold Ghana CEO adjourned to September 2, 2021 due to ill-health

NAM1 Trial

An Accra Circuit Court hearing the case of the Chief Executive Officer of  Menzgold Ghana Limited Nana Appiah Mensah has adjourned  the case to the second of September due to the ill-health of the accused person. Lawyer for NAM One told the Circuit Court Judge, Mrs. Evelyn Asamoah, that her client is coughing so she […]

Tokyo 2020: Black Bombers presents Golden Tree Chocolates to the Japanese team

The national amateur boxing team, the Black Bombers of Ghana on Tuesday, presented Golden Tree Chocolates and stoles designed in national colours to their counterparts in the Japanese team. Led by their Head Coach Akwasi Ofori Asare the Bombers made the presentation after they had sparred with them in Inawashiro on Monday. According to Coach […]

Nigeria kidnap: Gunmen seize 140 schoolchildren in Kaduna state

Gunmen in Nigeria have kidnapped at least 140 schoolchildren in the north-west of the country, police say. At least eight people were also abducted from the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Centre in Zaria early on Sunday morning. Two nurses and a 12-month-old child were among those seized, said a hospital worker. There has been a […]

Two charged with murder of Uganda minister’s daughter and driver

A magistrate’s court in Uganda has charged two men with the murderers of the daughter and driver of the country’s Transport Minister Edward Katumba Wamala in June. A 38-year-old motorcycle rider and a 46-year-old herbalist have been charged for the shooting and murder of Brenda Nantongo Wamala and Sgt Haruna Kayondo, the minister’s driver. They […]

Australia Covid: Outbreaks emerge across country in ‘new phase’ of pandemic

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison has met national leaders for emergency talks on how to tackle a spike in Covid-19 infections. An outbreak in Sydney linked to the highly contagious Delta variant has grown to 128 cases. Cases have also been recorded in the Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia. Officials say it is a […]