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February 15, 2018 4:29 PM Convict with few hours to leave prison caught with drugs

A serving convict who had few hours to leave prison has been nabbed for allegedly possessing quantity of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp. Appearing before an Accra Circuit Court, Emmanuel Danquah pleaded not guilty to the charges of possessing narcotic drugs without authority. The court presided over by Aboagye Tandoh remanded him into Police 4

February 11, 2018 2:53 PM Liberian fined GH¢18,000 for illegal mining

A Tarkwa circuit court has fined a Liberian GH¢ 18,000 for mining illegally and causing harm. The convict, Paul Nakaah, unemployed, who pleaded guilty to the crime, will in default serve 48 months in prison. Prosecuting, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Juliana Essel-Dadzie told the court that the complainant in the case is a resident of Kaniakor 4

February 8, 2018 4:00 PM Fake military officer sentenced to two years imprisonment

A man arrested for parading himself as a military officer and duping a lady of her cash of GH¢9,000.00 has been sentenced to two years imprisonment by a Kumasi Court Circuit. Lovelace Kwabena Kwabia Brenya was additionally ordered to pay a fine of GH¢3,000.00 or have his term extended by six months. He faced charges of impersonation, unlawful possession 11

January 17, 2018 6:00 AM Man jailed 18 years for robbing mobile money vendor

A man who attacked and robbed a mobile money vendor at knifepoint of his cash, recharge cards and mobile phones, has been sentenced to 18 years in prison with hard labour by the Juaso Circuit Court. Kofi Agyei was handed the jail term after he pleaded guilty to the crime. He said the victim, Sheila Fosua, had closed from work and was returning to the house 26

November 2, 2017 11:00 AM Welder jailed over fraud

A welder, Kweku Sefa, popularly known as Pusher, is to spend a year jail term after an Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday found him guilty on the charges of defrauding by false pretenses. Sefa is said to have defrauded Edward Ofori, a businessman of GHc60,000.00, under the pretext of providing him with two boxes of so-called pipe joint sealants used mainly 35

November 1, 2017 8:47 PM Rampaging NPP youth will be convicted; we have enough evidence- Police

Tamale Police say they are ready to clamp down on lawless activities by rampaging New Patriotic Party youth who have decided to hold political leaders hostage. Police spokesperson ASP Mohammed Tanko told Joy News’ Emefa Appau the youth “will not dare” because when they do, the full force of the police will descend on them. According to him, the police 16

October 30, 2017 1:10 AM Ghana gets $5m from US to fight child trafficking

The United States government through the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Office has supported anti-human trafficking institutions in Ghana with $5 million to fight child trafficking and forced child labour. The beneficiary institutions include; IOM and Free the Slaves, an NGO, which formed part of the Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership signed between 11

October 28, 2017 12:08 PM US supports Ghana with $5 million to fight child trafficking

Accra, Oct. 29, GNA - The United States government through the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Office has supported anti-human trafficking institutions in Ghana with $5 million dollars to fight child trafficking and forced child labour. The beneficiary institutions include; IOM and Free the Slaves, an NGO, which formed part of the Child Protection Compact 13

October 27, 2017 11:53 AM Poverty Not Excuse For Child Trafficking – Otiko Djaba

Minster for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba has stated that poverty should not be an excuse for parents and guardians to indulge in child trafficking. She said her ministry is working hard with all stakeholders and agencies to deal ruthlessly with persons who are caught engaging in child trafficking. The Minister made this comment 11

October 4, 2017 9:35 AM Truth defeated hypocrisy in GJA election

However, in the build-up to the election, his campaign suffered a major setback after his administration issued a controversial statement captioned ‘GJA on Anti-Corruption Crusade’. The statement, cautioned the media against using its platforms to attack indigenous businesses doing their best to promote Ghana’s social and economic development, taken 7