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December 15, 2017 7:24 AM Minister, AG sued over alleged creation of traditional councils in Anlo state

The Awoamefia of Anlo Traditional Area, Togbui Sri III, has filed a suit against the Attorney General and the Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, over attempts to create two other Traditional Councils in the Anlo State. According to Togbui Sri, the move amounts to an attempt to usurp the authority of the Anlo Traditional Council. In the suit, sighted 3

December 12, 2017 12:38 PM Maj. Mahama killing: Court rejects discharge plea for six suspects

A district court has rejected an application by the prosecution in the Major Maxwell Mahama murder case seeking to discharge six of the suspects. The court, presided over by Worlanyo Kotuku, dismissed the request, explaining that the prosecution should have come with a written application instead of an oral one. The prosecution then prayed the court 16

December 4, 2017 12:14 PM GRA official grabbed for stealing GH¢2m

Fuseini Hamza, a 41-year-old cashier at the Small Tax Office of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in Tamale, has appeared before a Tamale High Court for allegedly stealing an amount of GH¢2,043,774.30 belonging to the state. He was charged with two counts of stealing, contrary to Section 124(1) of Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29), and money laundering 25

November 30, 2017 10:58 AM 8 residents of Okaishie fined for indiscriminate dumping of waste

The Abeka Sanitation and Motor Court, has convicted eight persons for improper disposal of refuse at unauthorized places contrary to section 56 (a) and (b) of Act 851, of the Public Health Act 2012. The eight, who are residents of Okaishie and its environs in the Ashiedu Keteke Sub-metro, are Eneka Dokyi, Ebuka Nnora, Matthew Akrofi, Kofi Asare, Robert 20

November 18, 2017 1:30 PM 23-yr old remanded for stealing brother’s cocoa seeds

A 23-year old man in the Hohoe Municipality of the Volta Region, has been remanded into prison custody by a magistrate court for allegedly stealing his brother’s cocoa seeds and plantain from the farm. Godsway Kofi Akwa, was remanded by the court after he admitted pilfering 3 sacks of cocoa seeds and plantain worth about GHC 850. He said some of his neigbours 27

November 17, 2017 5:26 PM Court orders Melcom to pay Tic Tac GHc300,000

Hip life musician Nana Kwaku Duah aka Tic Tac has won a case against Melcom for using his image to plug their products in the absence of a contract. In keeping with this, Melcom on Friday, 17th November 2017 was ordered by an Accra High Court to pay Tic Tac compensation of GHC 300,000. According to Justice Amo Yartey who delivered the judgement, it was illegal 33

November 9, 2017 2:10 PM Man stabs ex-lover for snubbing him at funeral

A 38-year-old man has been hurled before a court for stabbing his ex-lover after she snubbed him at a funeral. The accused, Daniel Nunoo, who has been washing cars for a living, bolted after committing the crime was but later arrested. An Accra District Court that heard the case on Tuesday adjourned it to November 21. Prosecuting Detective Sergeant Simeon 37

November 2, 2017 11:20 AM Ayisi-Boateng Apologises But Pressure Mounts On Him To Resign

The embattled Ghana High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr George Ayisi- Boateng, has rendered an unqualified apology to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the people of Ghana for making politically incorrect remarks at a forum in Kumasi last weekend. He said his statements were unfortunate and at variance with the letter and spirit of the Fourth 31

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 31

November 2, 2017 9:54 AM Interdicted UEW VC, others not arrested – UTAG

The leadership of University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has challenged reports of the arrest of the former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba by the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO). In a statement Wednesday, it denied claims that Prof. Avoke has been summoned by EOCO. It said the professor is innocent of all charges 26