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Archive for the ‘Local News’ Category

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

The United Nations has sent an SOS message to the Flagstaff House, telling the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to ensure that all necessary measures are put in place to investigate the invasion of the Kumasi Circuit Court by the Delta Force and bring the perpetrators to justice.   On April 6, 2017, the Delta Force vigilante group invaded the premises of the Kumasi Circuit Court and freed their members standing trial for assault on ...  [Read more]

No Staff Has Been Dismissed  COCOBOD Denies NDC Claims
Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has denied claims by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) that about 110 of its staff have been dismissed. At a press conference to present their True State of the Nation Address on Wednesday, Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu stated that the Akufo-Addo-led administration has dismissed some 9,739 workers since they took office. ...  [Read more]

‘Angel’ Obinim Granted Bail
Thursday, August 25th, 2016

The embattled founder of the International God’s Way Church Bishop Daniel Obinim has been granted bail, his lawyer has confirmed. The miracle worker was granted a self recognizance bail with two sureties at the Police headquarters. It is unclear the bail bond or the amount involved. Bishop Obinim has been in Police custody since Tuesday when he was arrested for fraud. On Wednesday fanatics of the controversial preacher clashed with ...  [Read more]

ECG Threatens Nationwide Blackout On Friday
Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Workers of Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) have threatened to plunge the country into total darkness on Friday should government fail to back down on its resolve to privatise the company. Mr Novihoho Stephen, ECG Senior Staff Union Chairman of the Volta Region, at a demonstration in Ho on Wednesday said the protest would continue to coincide with the launch of the Private Sector Participation and “if by Friday government has not ...  [Read more]

Arrest of Obinim is a diversionary tactic from Montie 3 – Atta Akyea
Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

The lawyer for controversial Ghanaian pastor, Bishop Daniel Obinim, says the arrest of his client was an attempt by elements within government to divert public attention from the remission of Jail term of Montie three. Samuel Atta Akyea says government wants Ghanaians to look beyond the gaffe it committed when it remitted the four-month custodial sentence of a presenter Salifu Maase and two presenters Alistair Tairo Nelson and Godwin Ako Gunn ...  [Read more]

Police Arrest Robbers For Killing Chinese Miner.
Thursday, August 18th, 2016

The Chinese Community in Ghana is appealing to police at Dunkwaw-on Offin to trace and bring to book, killers of a Chinese national in a robbery attack. Twenty-nine year old Zhan Jin Hu was shot and killed at a mining site at Nyinawusu by four armed men in masks. He was working with other colleagues including on a faulty excavator when the incident occurred. Some residents of Nyinawusu lynched a member of the gang who went to the mining ...  [Read more]

Three Central University Students Crashed To Death By Tipper Truck
Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

News just in suggests three students of the Law Faculty of the Central University College in Prampram were crushed to death by a tipper truck, Tuesday evening. Details about the fatal crash are sketchy but sources say damage to the Ash VW Passat, with registration ER 228-14, in which the three victims were traveling suggest they may have tried to overtake the ...  [Read more]

Boy, 15, Arrested, Detained For Defacing Mahama Posters
Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

The father of a 15-year-old boy is questioning the circumstances under which his son was arrested and detained in a police cell for a day for allegedly defacing the posters of president John Mahama. The boy whose name has been withheld was picked up by Customs officials on Sunday evening, handed over to the Atimpoku Police in the Eastern Region detained for a night and was released late Monday afternoon. The boy alleged he was beaten up by ...  [Read more]

VIDEO: No More Terrorist Attack In Ghana – TB Joshua
Monday, April 18th, 2016

The Founder and Leader of the Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet T.B. Joshua lifted the terrifying news on the shoulders of Ghanaians when he reiterated in his revelation that God has heard the cry of Ghanaians, and that no terror attack will befall the nation. Prophet TB Joshua commended Ghana at how stringent steps was taken by the security apparatus in ensuring that, the nation is safe from any terror attack. He said, “I ...  [Read more]

Presby Church Severs Ties With Frimpong-Manso
Monday, April 18th, 2016

The Presbyterian Church of Ghana has accepted the resignation of its immediate past moderator, Very Reverend Dr. Yaw Frimpong-Manso. This development means that Rev. Frimpong-Manso forfeits all rights, titles, privileges and protocols that he would have otherwise enjoyed as immediate past moderator of the General Assembly of the Church. The church has therefore written a letter to its members to announce this. In the letter, the church ...  [Read more]