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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 67

October 30, 2017 5:04 AM Guinness Ghana adjudged CSR company of the year

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL), a leading total beverage business, has been adjudged the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Company of the year at the 7th Ghana CSR Excellence Awards in Accra. The company beat competition from Ghana’s top CSR-aligned companies to win the award; in recognition of its commitment to building thriving communities 46

October 26, 2017 5:32 AM Indonesia floggings: Aceh public punishments condemned

More than 500 people have been publicly flogged in Indonesia in the past two years, a rights group says. Human Rights Watch called on the country's president to end the "barbaric" punishment. Aceh province is the only part of Indonesia that practices Sharia law. This was permitted as part of a peace deal with separatists in 2006, but the law has become 92

October 25, 2017 4:41 PM Education in Sindh suffers due to poor sanitation

KARACHI : The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report, released today, highlighted the government’s apparent failure to provide high-quality education in Pakistan. Lack of sanitation, level of teachers’ salaries, low levels of spending on education and lack of regulations of health 117

October 25, 2017 8:51 AM Nestlé And IFRC Working Together To Improve Access To Water And Sanitation

According to the 2017 Joint Monitoring Program Report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, more than 3 million people do not have access to improved water source and almost 8 million people do not have access to improved sanitation in Ghana. Already helping to address this, Nestlé has partnered with the International Federation of Red Cross 45

October 21, 2017 10:33 AM Atomic Explosion, Gas Tanker Driver Dead

The driver of the gas truck which was involved in the Atomic Gas explosion in Accra Ussif, has died. The Chiarman of the Gas Tanker Drivers Association, Shafiu Mohammed, confirmed his death in a telephone interview with peacefmonline.com. According to Mr. Mohammed, the drivers were in a meeting at Kpone in the Greater Accra Region yesterday, Thursday 80

October 2, 2017 4:22 PM Workshop to validate assembly bye-laws held

Madina, Oct. 2, GNA - The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resource in conjunction with the Metropolitan/Municipal and District Assemblies has organized a one day workshop in Madina to discuss the revision of the La-Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal Assembly (LaNMMA) bye-laws. The workshop was attended by the Municipal Chief Executive of the La-Nkwantanang-Madina 20

September 10, 2017 2:44 AM Destructive winds, rain hit Florida as Hurricane Irma approaches

MIAMI — The outer bands of Hurricane Irma lashed Florida on Saturday, with millions ordered to evacuate and high winds and tens of thousands of power outages already reported from a storm that threatened to ravage the state with destruction not seen in a generation. More than 5 million people across Florida have been ordered to evacuate and thousands 88

August 31, 2017 1:04 AM As Houston Looks to Recover, Small Towns Now Bear the Brunt

NEWTON, Tex. — For the streets of Newton, a small town on the Texas side of the Louisiana state line, to become impassable, “the flood would have to be biblical,” Kristen Rogers was told when she peeked into the sheriff’s office looking for guidance. “That’s what they said about Houston,” replied Ms. Rogers, who was looking for a dry way out of rural 66

August 27, 2017 6:12 AM Harvey delivers heavy damage as it batters Texas coast

VICTORIA, Tex. — Harvey continued to pummel Texas during the early hours of Sunday morning, dropping half a foot of rain on Houston and causing dire, and deadly, flash floods. Officials in Houston said early Sunday that a woman was found dead in her vehicle, believed to have been trapped during a flood. As midnight local time struck, police and rescue 67