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  • N/R: MMDCEs sign performance contracts

    March 28, 2018 12:26 PM 31

    Government has compelled all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) and their Coordinating Directors in the Northern Region to sign performance contracts. This directive is to propel them to fast-track the implementation of government’s pro-poor programmes such as the one-district, one factory, one-village, one dam and one-constituency

  • Soldier, police officer, arrested for allegedly robbing bank customers

    March 28, 2018 12:19 PM 33

    Three persons, comprising a soldier, a policeman and an unemployed man, have been arrested for allegedly attacking and robbing some customers of banks on the Spintex Road, Lapaz and other parts of Accra. The names of the suspects have been given by the police as Corporal Bernard Tsagli, a soldier attached to the 37 Military Hospital; Corporal Isaac Amejor

  • EOCO invites UT, Capital Bank directors over collapse

    March 28, 2018 6:28 AM 39

    Former Directors of defunct UT Bank will this morning [Wednesday], appear before the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) to answer questions on their roles in the bank’s collapse. This follows findings of an investigative report on the collapse of the bank which was submitted to the Bank of Ghana. The Bank of Ghana in August 2017, revoked the licences

  • Importance of reforestation to wildlife in Ghana [Article]

    March 27, 2018 5:54 PM 32

    Ghana is geographically located in the tropics, endowed with diverse natural resources. And one of these resources that have been most abused is its forests resources and by extension its wildlife. The interdependency of forest and wildlife and the need to take appropriate measures to optimize resource utilization , to ensure future supplies of wood and non-wood

  • Importance of refforestation to wildlife in Ghana [Article]

    March 27, 2018 5:54 PM 29

    Ghana is geographically located in the tropics, endowed with diverse natural resources. And one of these resources that have been most abused is its forests resources and by extension its wildlife. The interdependency of forest and wildlife and the need to take appropriate measures to optimize resource utilization , to ensure future supplies of wood and non-wood

  • Ebony’s mother hints at possible reunion with father

    March 27, 2018 3:21 PM 139

    Beatrice Oppong, mother of the late Ebony Reigns, although non-committal, has hinted that patching up things with her ex-husband is on the cards. In an interview with Kumasi-based Silver FM, the host who expressed joy at seeing Beatrice and Ebony’s father together at the funeral of their deceased daughter, said it would be great if she gets back together

  • Yendi SHS teacher dies ‘mysteriously’

    March 27, 2018 1:42 PM 38

    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 43

    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 34

    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 35

    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