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March 20, 2018 7:37 PM Suhum: Prostitutes ‘protect’ brothel, chase away Tourism Authority officers

Workers of the Eastern Regional Tourism Authority were chased away by some alleged sex workers from a brothel at Kotokoli Zongo in the Suhum municipality after they tried to gain access to the structure. The officers from the Tourism Authority, who had gone to the makeshift structure in a bid to ascertain whether the facility was being used as a brothel 5

March 19, 2018 7:51 AM Rethink stance on mobile phone use in SHS – Ken Ashigbey

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Telecommunications Chamber, Ken Ashigbey, has called on the Ghana Education Service (GES), to reconsider its stance against the use of mobile phones in Senior High Schools. Speaking at the 87th Speech and prize-giving Day celebration of the St Augustine’s College in Cape Coast on Saturday, Mr. Ashigbey said mobile 10

March 18, 2018 5:03 PM B/A: Serwaa Kesse Girls’ SHS donate to Sunyani female prisons

The Management and Students of Serwaa Kesse Girls Senior High School at Duayah Nkwanta in the Tano North Municipality of the Brong Region, has presented items worth about GHc9,000.00 to inmates of the Sunyani Female Prisons. The donation of toiletries, biscuits, bags of rice, detergents, sanitary pads, used clothing, cooking oil and sugar, formed part of the school’s 11

March 18, 2018 3:00 PM Be fair to Opuni; don’t persecute him – George Loh

A former Member of Parliament for the North Dayi constituency, George Loh is protesting against the legal action initiated against former Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, Dr. Stephen Opuni, suggesting that the state is not treating him fairly. According to him, the specific charge of causing financial loss to the state cannot be held against Mr. Opuni 5

March 16, 2018 2:00 PM Farmer jailed for slashing co-tenant with cutlass

A Circuit Court in Tarkwa has sentenced a farmer to four years imprisonment for slashing his co-tenant’s head and hand with a cutlass. Kojo Takyi, who was charged with causing harm, pleaded guilty to the offence and was convicted on his own plea. Police Chief Inspector Faustina Celestina Anaman, told the court presided over by Mr. Emnanuel Bart-Plange 5

March 16, 2018 7:11 AM Poor sanitation to worsen effects of climate change – USAID

The Chief of party to the Integrated Resource and Resilience Planning Project, a USAID funded project, Ananth Chikkatur, has said that Ghana risks being heavily hit by the effects of climate change if the country does not integrate climate change information in its planning processes at all levels of development. Ghana is impacted by various risks and uncertainties 6

March 16, 2018 6:10 AM All MDAs to hold two-hour cleanup today

The Presidency has directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies to undertake a cleanup exercise this [Friday] morning for two hours. A letter from the Chief of Staff said all staff of MDAs are to participate in the thorough cleaning of their premises from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Speaking on this on Eyewitness News, the Sanitation Minister, Kofi Adda, said the exercise 6

March 15, 2018 9:40 AM Citi FM’s #MOGO2018 slated for March 24

The 2018 edition of Music of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO), an annual concert organised to celebrate indigenous Ghanaian music will be held on 24th March 2018 at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra. The programme, organized by Citi 97.3 FM, is part of activities to mark the stations Heritage Month initiative which seeks to project the culture and heritage 11

March 15, 2018 6:00 AM Banku deaths: Lab results reveal toxic substance in corn dough

The Food and Drugs Authority [FDA], has stated that the six persons who died at Akakpokope, a village in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region after eating Banku and Okro soup, may have died from a “toxic substance” in the corn dough. The deceased persons suffered severe stomach ache after eating the akple and banku, and were admitted at the Hospital 10

March 14, 2018 11:49 AM Opuni, businessman charged for causing financial loss in Ghc43m deal

The Attorney General has filed some Twenty-Seven charges including a charge of causing financial loss to the state against former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Dr. Stephen Kwabena Opuni. He is being sued together with one Seidu Agongo, and Agricult Ghana Limited, beneficiaries of a supposed fraudulent contract from COCOBOB 13