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  • Yendi SHS teacher dies ‘mysteriously’

    March 27, 2018 1:42 PM 19

    A French and English tutor at the Yendi Senior High School in the Northern Region, has been found dead in a bush on the Yendi – Saboba road in the Yendi Municipality. Narrating the incident to Citi News, the Municipal Divisional Crime Officer for Yendi, DSP Addae, Happy Michael, said the authorities of the school reported to them about a staff member

  • Driver sentenced to death for killing British Missionary in 2010

    March 27, 2018 11:31 AM 23

    An Accra High Court has sentenced Kofi Seidu, a driver and farm manager, who murdered and buried a British Missionary in an old farm at Nsawam in 2010, to death. This was after a seven-member jury unanimously pronounced him guilty on the charge of murder. However, on the charge of conspiracy to commit crime, namely murder, leveled against Seidu and Reverend

  • ‘Smoking’ elephant in India baffles experts

    March 27, 2018 7:48 AM 19

    A video of a wild elephant in India blowing out ashes has baffled wildlife experts around the world. Vinay Kumar, a scientist belonging to the Wildlife Conservation Society (India), filmed the 48-second video during a work trip to Nagarhole forest in Karnataka state in April 2016. He told the BBC that he had not released the video until now because he did not “quite

  • Schools are not brothels – NAPO slams teachers sleeping with students

    March 26, 2018 7:42 PM 17

    Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has said his Ministry will take on any regional director of Education who fails to protect female students who are victims of sexual abuse by teachers in Senior High Schools across the country. The Minister indicated that boarding schools cannot be used as brothels by male teachers who usually engage in sexual

  • GIS to implement 5-yr strategic plan to end illegal migration

    March 26, 2018 5:25 PM 14

    The Ghana Immigration Service is set to implement a five-year strategic plan aimed at reforming the Service to deal with the menace of illegal migration. The plan, which is expected to span between 2018 and 2022, is a continuation of an earlier strategic plan that ended in 2015. Briefing the media at a validation workshop, the Chairman of the Strategic

  • Abuse of Tramadol pain killer increases among Ghanaian youth [Report]

    March 26, 2018 5:15 PM 18

    There is a growing trend of Tramadol abuse among Ghanaian youth in some parts of the country. Recent surveys have shown the drug is also used among market women, drivers, and in some cases, students. The abuse of Tramadol, a pain relief drug, according to medical experts, functions like heroin and can cause psychotic problems as well as damage vital

  • Male shoppers sweep prizes in malls’ Holiday Travel Trivia final

    March 26, 2018 3:51 PM 21

    The triple travel trivia promotion closed at the weekend with a keenly-contested game of wits which ended with an all-male haul for the three slots of all-expense-paid trips to international holiday destinations. Shoppers Jacob Acquah, a staff of the Mechanical Workshop (Cinema Section) of the Ministry of Information, Kingsley Kusi Asomah, an aluminium

  • Errors cost us against AshGold, not tactics – Hearts boss Wellington

    March 26, 2018 2:16 PM 21

    Hearts of Oak Head Coach, Henry Wellington, has defended his tactics in their 3-1 defeat to AshGold, and pointed out the schoolboy errors from his players as the reason for the defeat. Hearts were outclassed and easily dispatched by the Miners, in what was their first game at their adopted home ground in Cape Coast. The Phobians looked flat and disjointed

  • Egypt elections: Favourite Sisi seeks high turnout in polls

    March 26, 2018 11:46 AM 23

    Egyptians began voting on Monday in a presidential election set to deliver an easy win for incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, with turnout the main focus after all serious opposition withdrew complaining of repression. Polling stations will be open for three days and Sisi, a former military commander, has urged Egyptians to vote, hinting that he sees the election

  • Aguero reiterates desire to return to Argentina in 2020

    March 26, 2018 9:35 AM 25

    Sergio Aguero has reiterated his desire to return to Independiente when his contract at Manchester City expires. The 29-year-old joined City in 2011, signing from La Liga side Atletico Madrid. During his six years in Manchester, Aguero has been prolific and has become a legendary figure. He has just over two years left on his contract at the Etihad and says he wants