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October 24, 2017 4:26 AM Islamic University to organise public lecture on 'ethics'

This forms part of the University’s goal to disseminate knowledge in pursuit of academic excellence and moral uprightness for national development. A statement signed by Mr Ibrahim Sumaila Dankwabea, the Public Relations Officer of the University and copied to the Ghana News Agency said, the lecture scheduled for Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at the University’s 36

October 22, 2017 6:25 AM Delta 13: Paltry court fine will bolster vigilante groups – Inusah Fuseini

Member of Parliament for Tamale Central, Inusah Fuseini is worried a meagre court fine of GHȻ1,800 slapped on rioting Delta Force members is not enough deterrent to activities of vigilante groups. According to him, the ruling by the Asokwa Circuit court will rather bolster members of such groups to commit offense and walk free. The court, presided over by Korkor 71

October 21, 2017 8:04 AM Crime down but misery persists one year since Calais camp evacuation

Calais (France) (AFP) - For Fabien Sudry, a senior state official in the port of Calais, the evacuation of the squalid "Jungle" migrant camp 12 months ago has changed the lives of security forces and locals. The number of nightly break-ins into trucks heading for Britain has been divided by three, while intrusions at the tunnel linking France and Britain 104

October 20, 2017 3:54 PM Radio Stations Fine Illegal . . . Constitution Frowns On Retroactive Legislation – Pratt To NCA

The National Communications Authority has sanctioned some radio stations for contravening certain aspects of the Electronics Communications Act (2009), Act 775 which resulted in some broadcasting stations having their licenses revoked and others fined. As some radio stations have been shut down for failing to comply with the directives of the NCA, the Minority 51

October 19, 2017 2:52 AM ICC says probing several crimes in Mali

The International Criminal Court said on Wednesday it was investigating several potential war crimes including murder in Mali, months after finding an ex-jihadist guilty liable for millions worth of damage in the landlocked country. "Our investigations are continuing (into) other crimes... sexual crimes and crimes against peacekeepers, killings and all those 92

October 19, 2017 2:22 AM Tunisia jails couple for 'public indecency' over car kiss

A Frenchman and a Tunisian woman were convicted on Wednesday on appeal in Tunis for "public indecency" after an altercation with police who arrested the couple while they were hugging in a car. The couple, who maintain that they were not kissing, were given a lighter sentence than the original term handed out at their October 4 trial, after widespread 76

October 18, 2017 12:25 PM Kenya election commissioner resigns, flees just days before the election, saying vote cannot be fair

NAIROBI — One of Kenya’s s top officials in charge of overseeing the Oct. 26 elections resigned Wednesday, fled the country, and said the imminent vote could not be fair. Rather than contradict her, however, the commission’s chairman, Wafula Chebukati, afterward said he did not think a credible election was possible either. Roselyn Akombe, one of seven 93

October 18, 2017 5:25 AM Kintampo College of Health cries for physical infrastructure

The Kintampo College of Health and Well-Being (CoHK) is in dire need of physical infrastructure, especially students residential accommodation to create congenial atmosphere for effective teaching and learning. The situation requires government’s intervention to save the students from the exploitation of landlords and landladies who charge exorbitant 62

October 18, 2017 4:00 AM Study reveals low level of competency amongst children

A study has revealed low levels of competency in the areas of reading and numeracy skills amongst children of school going age in three districts in the Northern Region. The study surveyed 60 enumeration areas in Kpandai, Sagnarigu and Sawla/Tuna/Kalba Districts covering 1,158 households and 60 schools where 3,209 children aged three to 15 years were reached 39

October 17, 2017 9:23 PM ACP Addo-Danquah new CID Boss, Bright Oduro out

DCOP Bright Oduro, has been relieved of the position of Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Police Service. ACP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, has thus been directed by the Inspector General of Police, David Asante Apeatu, to act as the Director General of the CID. COP Bright Oduro was the Director General in charge 56