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March 12, 2018 7:31 AM Police arrests three suspects after ‘failed fuel station robbery’

Three men have been arrested and detained by the police over a failed attempt to rob a fuel station at Abinkyim, near Asante-Bekwai in the Ashanti Region. Their names were given as Boakye Ansah, a former employee of the fuel station believed to be the leader of the gant, Samuel Agyekum and Innocent Amoako, alias ‘Stonky’. Commissioner of Police (COP) 90

March 7, 2018 6:27 AM Top economic policy adviser for Trump resigns

US President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser Gary Cohn is resigning, the White House has said. It is the latest in a series of high-profile departures from President Trump’s team. There has been speculation that Mr Cohn, a supporter of free trade, was angered by Mr Trump’s plans to impose tariffs on aluminium and steel imports. In a statement released 94

March 6, 2018 9:16 AM Olympics, GFA head back to court after negotiation stalemate

Accra Great Olympics FC Limited and the Ghana Football Association are heading back to court after the former accused the latter of taking an entrenched position in dealing with the protest brought against Elmina Sharks FC. Olympics want the GFA to relegate Elmina Sharks and re-instate them or expand the league to 18 teams to accommodate them. An Accra 71

March 4, 2018 5:35 PM Sierra Leone polls: Mahama engages Commonwealth observer group

Former President John Dramani Mahama today [Sunday], March 4, 2018 met with the 16-member Commonwealth Observer Group deployed to monitor Sierra Leone’s general elections slated for March 7. The meeting was prior to their deployment to the various polling centres in the country. Mr. Mahama, who is leading the Commonwealth Observer Group, urged his team members 273

March 3, 2018 3:17 PM Burnley 2-1 Everton: Clarets come from behind to beat Toffees

Chris Wood came off the bench to inspire Burnley’s second-half fightback which earned a 2-1 win against 10-man Everton at Turf Moor. Cenk Tosun, signed in January from Besiktas for a reported £27million, finally headed home his first Everton goal after 20 minutes. Burnley, who had endured a 12-game winless run in all competitions, were level in the 56th minute 121

March 3, 2018 7:46 AM Florida school shooting: US investment giant pressures gun firms

The world’s biggest investment management firm, BlackRock Inc, is stepping up pressure on companies that make and sell guns in response to the Florida school shooting. It is considering excluding them from some of its portfolios and is asking how they monitor safe use of weapons. The US corporation said the Florida shooting on 14 February, in which 17 people 98

March 2, 2018 10:48 AM Court dismisses injunction case against layoffs at Goldfields

An Accra High Court has dismissed an injunction application by some workers of Goldfields Company Limited over the dismissal of some 1,500 workers of the company. According to the court presided over by Justice Laurenda Owusu, the mining company risks losing more if the court halts the ongoing layoffs before a determination of the substantive matter 79

February 23, 2018 6:48 PM Zabzugu MP, others involved in car crash

The Member of Parliament for Zabzugu Constituency in the Northern Region, Alhassan Umar Obaako, has been involved in a car crash on the Tamale-Zabzugu road. A former District Chief Executive for the area, Iddrisu Alidu Laabandoo, and their driver, were part of those on-board. Alhassan Umar Obaako reportedly broke an arm, whilst the former DCE also sustained 86

February 23, 2018 5:26 PM GYEEDA scandal: Assibit to appeal 12 year-jail term

The Chief Executive Officer of Goodwill International Group, Philip Assibit, will be appealing his 16-year jail term. Speaking to the media after court proceedings, Assibit’s lawyer, Kwaku Paintstil, said the appeal will include an application for bail. “To the very best of what I know and what we have discussed, anytime next week, the appeal will come out and I can also assure 81

February 22, 2018 8:35 AM CHASS commends WAEC decision on new WASSCE schedule

Former Secretary of the Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools [CHASS], Felix Essah, has commended the West African Examination Council [WAEC], for changing the schedule of the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination [WASSCE], from February to April. Speaking to Citi News, Felix Essah said the decision will benefit students 79