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October 18, 2017 4:12 AM Government urged to introduce non-custodial sentencing

Mr Jonathan Osei Owusu, the convener of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), has called on the Ghana government to immediately introduce a non-custodial sentencing policy as one to the drastic means to decongest the overcrowded prisons. Mr Owusu who is also Executive Director of POS Foundation, a human rights advocacy 2

October 17, 2017 5:54 PM Asafo terminal impasse: STC ordered to put movement on hold

The Ashanti regional Minister Simon Osei has ordered managers of state transport company (STC) to put their planned movement to the Neoplan bus terminal at Asafo in Kumasi on hold. This was after the minister met the leadership of the STC and the GPRTU in the Ashanti region Tuesday. Workers of the VIP Transport Services clashed with staff and management 3

October 17, 2017 5:20 PM Stanbic Bank teller jailed 10 years for stealing ¢287,000

The Wa Circuit Court has sentenced a former teller at the Wa branch of Stanbic Bank to 10 years imprisonment with hard labor for stealing ¢287,000.00 belonging to the bank. The Court presided over by Justice Forson Baah Agyapong found Ahmed Abdul Rahman, 29, who was responsible for mobile money electronic transactions at the bank guilty. According to the Prosecutor 4

October 16, 2017 4:27 PM Judge charges NMC to shape media practice

Accra, Oct. 16, GNA - Justice Vida Akoto-Bamfo, a Supreme Court Judge on Monday charged the National Media Commission (NMC) to help shape media practice in the country as Ghana seeks to brand itself as an attractive investment and tourist destination. “NMC should not only limit its media monitoring to radio and television but pay greater attention to what goes on in the digital 3

October 16, 2017 2:19 PM EU court’s decision on GMOs vindicates Ghana’s position on technology – Prof. Alhassan

A recent ruling by the EU Court of Justice describing as wrong Italy’s decision to ban approved genetically modified maize vindicates Ghana’s policy position on the technology. That is the opinion of the former Director General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Prof. Walter Alhassan. “It puts to rest some of the misunderstandings 1

October 15, 2017 11:20 PM Make budget accessible to visually impaired – YBF, OSIWA advocate

The Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF) has implored the government as well as Metropolitans, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to make national and composite budgets accessible to persons who are visually impaired. Executive Director of the Foundation, Seth Oteng said the achievement of this will ensure that persons with disabilities will not be alienated 1

October 14, 2017 2:21 PM Actionaid Ghana inaugurates anti-violence team

Accra, Oct. 14, GNA - Sixty-four community members in the Ga South Municipal Assembly have undergone a Community Based Anti-Violence Team(COMBAT) training with a charge on them to fight gender-based violence in their various communities. The members being men and women would be working with Actionaid Ghana (AAG), and would be supported by the Domestic 3

October 14, 2017 2:00 PM Veteran wounded by Iranian bomb talks Trump's Iran decision

Iraq War veteran Robert Bartlett and Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer react on 'The Story' after Trump decides not to recertify the nuclear deal. This is a rush transcript from "The Story," October 13, 2017. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. MARTHA MACCALLUM, "THE STORY" ANCHOR: Breaking tonight, new achievements: President Obama was most proud 6

October 14, 2017 2:30 AM The Legal Dissonance Between Marriage and Rape in India

“Sexual intercourse or sexual acts by a man with his own wife, the wife not being under fifteen years of age, is not rape.” “Sexual intercourse or sexual acts by a man with his own wife, the wife not being 18 years, is not rape.” The above situation and reality of India’s legal provisions sound like it might be part of a badly written movie script. It is not – it is the miserable 2

October 13, 2017 12:14 PM PPP expresses worry about EC scandals

The PPP’s sentiments were expressed at a press conference at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel in Accra last Tuesday to mark the party’s one year anniversary of the disqualification of its presidential candidate in the 2016 election. Recounting the accusations and counter-accusations by Mrs Osei and her two deputy commissioners, the PPP queried such allegedunsavoury 4