Suspected killers of African World Airline Engineer say they mistook him for a pig

One of three suspects facing trial for the murder of the Aeronautic Engineer of African World Airline (AWA) has reportedly admitted to the crime but explained that he mistook the deceased for a pig. The Akyem Oda Police has arrested Joseph Kwasi Effah alias Kwasi Tailor, Kwabena Akwaah, 45, and Kwasi Bosompem Mensah, 58, all members of the local community […]

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Allowing LGBTQ rights will turn Ghana into a satanic country – Chieftaincy Minister

The Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Ebenezer Kojo Kum, has disclosed that allowing members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) community to practice freely will be detrimental to the country. Mr. Kum said this when he paid a courtesy call on the Chief Imam to court support for government in clamping down of homosexual activities. Addressing […]

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Osafo-Maafo becomes Senior Presidential Advisor to Akufo-Addo

Former Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has been appointed as a Senior Presidential Advisor to President Nana Akufo-Addo. The 79-year-old announced his appointment while addressing the Birim Central Municipal Assembly at Akyem Oda in the Eastern Region. Mr. Osafo-Maafo served under President Akufo-Addo’s first term, where he was appointed Senior Minister. However, he retired from the role after four years and was […]

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Court throws out second application to force Achimota School to ‘temporarily’ admit Rasta student

A second application filed against the Achimota School over its refusal to admit dreadlocked students has been dismissed. Rastafarian student, Tyron Marhguy, was seeking an injunction to force the school to admit him temporarily pending the final determination of the case. However, the Human Rights Court 1 Division of the High Court threw out the application during Tuesday’s sitting. According to a […]

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Gov’t spent GH¢230m to prevent floods – Minister

The Minister of Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye, has revealed that the government spent GH¢230 million to provide proper drainage systems to end the perennial flooding in some parts of the country. He made this known after touring some major drainage projects in some flood-prone areas in Accra on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, and said the government remained committed to resolving the […]

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Imposition of Curfew on Bunkpurugu Township and Its Environs in the North East Region

His Excellency, the President’s Representative at the Ministry of the Interior, has by Executive Instrument renewed the Curfew hours imposed on Bunkpurugu Township and its environs in the North East Region from 8:00pm to 6:00am effective Tuesday, 9th March, 2021 Government continues to urge Chiefs, Opinion Leaders, Youth and People of the area to exercise restraint in the face of the […]

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Akufo-Addo to deliver State of the Nation Address tomorrow

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will deliver his first State of the Nation Address in his second term tomorrow, Tuesday, March 9, 2021. This will be in accordance with Article 67 of the Constitution which mandates the President to present to Parliament the address at the beginning of each session of Parliament and before the dissolution of Parliament. “The […]

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COVID-19 Trust Fund Board pledges to support education on vaccine rollout

The Board of Trustees of the COVID-19 National Trust Fund has pledged to intensify education on the vaccines to be administered. According to the board, the exercise will aid in clearing the doubts people have about the negative effects of the vaccine. At an event organized by the Greater Accra Arts Centre and Rescue Volunteers on COVID-19, the administrator for […]

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