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Six men jailed for flogging unemployed in Enchi

Six men who assaulted a 27 year-old unemployed, Stephen Kumson, have been sentenced to 40 days imprisonment each with hard labour by the Enchi District Magistrate court. The presiding judged, Mr Eric Baah Boateng, ordered the convict's to compensate the...

‘It was 419, I did not mean to rob her’

An Accra Circuit Court has remanded a 44-year-old trader into police custody for allegedly robbing a businesswoman. Ebenezer Larbi pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and robbery.  He told the Court that he and his accomplice did not mean to rob...

Man jailed 15 years for defiling girl on cocoa farm

The Tarkwa Circuit Court has handed a 15 years jail sentence to a man who defiled a six-year-old girl on a cocoa farm at Wassa Asikuma in the Amenfi East District. The accused, Kwabena Mohammed, pleaded guilty to a charge...

Kenyan arrested in Thailand with cocaine capsules

A Kenyan man has been arrested at the international airport in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, trying to smuggle into the country 68 capsules of cocaine. Glenn Chibasellow Ookow had swallowed the capsules that were later found to contain a total of...

Two arrested for impersonation as PDS Staff

Prince Owusu Ansah, a 26-year old electrician, and an apprentice Samuel Okai 27, have been apprehended by the police for posing as staff of Power Distribution Services (PDS). The two were arrested at Teacher Mante, a suburb of Suhum in...

Four remanded over murder of Policewoman in Tamale

The Tamale District Court Tuesday remanded four accused persons allegedly involved in the murder of a police woman into prison custody. Three of the four persons appeared in court whiles the other could not appear because he is currently receiving...

Ex-boxing champion Carlos Baldomir jailed over sexual abuse

A court in Argentina has sentenced former welterweight world boxing champion Carlos Baldomir to 18 years in prison. Baldomir, 48, was found guilty of the repeated sexual abuse of a child. The court heard that the abuse began when the girl...

Police announce GH¢10,000 reward for informants of murdered officer

The Police administration has announced a GH¢10,000 reward for anybody who would give credible information that would lead to the arrest of armed men who attacked and killed a police officer in the Sagnarigu District in the Northern Region. A...

Murder of female police: More officers dispatched to Tamale

The Police Headquarters has dispatched a combined team of officers from the criminal investigations, Intelligence and National Operations Departments to Tamale to investigate the murder of a Police Woman, Agartha Nana Nabin, at a snap check duty point on...

Interior Minister to address Parliament on recent ‘kidnappings’

The Minister of Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery, is to appear before Parliament on Tuesday - July 30 to answer an urgent question on measures the government intends to institute to deal with recent incidents of kidnapping in Ghana. The National...

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Kwadaso Municipal Assembly organises clean-up exercise

By: Razak Baba The Kwadaso Municipal Assembly in collaboration with Zoomlion Ghana Limited and  the Kwadaso social clubs have organised...

Water, Electricity tariffs to be increased soon – PURC

Executive Secretary of the Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission, PURC, Dr. Ishmael Ackah has hinted at a tariff adjustment soon. He however did not provide...

Minerals Commission probes allegations of illegal mining on Offin River

The Minerals Commission says it has begun investigations into allegations of illegal mining on the Offin River. The Chief Executive Officer, Martin Ayisi responding to...

GRA begins review of report by OSP on corruption allegations involving Labianca,  Customs Division 

The Ghana Revenue Authority, GRA, says it is studying the outcomes of the report of the Office of the Special Prosecutor’s (OSP) investigation into...

All imported earth moving equipment for mining to have tracking system – Minerals Commission

By: Felix Cofie All earth moving equipment imported into the country for the purposes of mining by both small and large scale mining companies are...