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March 20, 2018 7:37 PM Suhum: Prostitutes ‘protect’ brothel, chase away Tourism Authority officers

Workers of the Eastern Regional Tourism Authority were chased away by some alleged sex workers from a brothel at Kotokoli Zongo in the Suhum municipality after they tried to gain access to the structure. The officers from the Tourism Authority, who had gone to the makeshift structure in a bid to ascertain whether the facility was being used as a brothel 5

March 20, 2018 2:07 PM Spiritualists who ‘fortify’ criminals to be arrested – C/Region Police

The Central Regional Police Commander, DCOP Paul Manly Awuni, has warned that the police will track down, arrest and prosecute spiritualists who supposedly provide fortification for suspected criminals. He has advised those spiritualists to immediately cease such services to criminals as a way of helping the police successfully fight crime across the country 5

March 17, 2018 6:13 PM Africa’s only female president to resign

Africa’s only female head of state, Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, has resigned and will leave office on Friday, her lawyer says. She denied any misconduct amid claims that she made large personal purchases on a charity bank card. But on Saturday, just days after she rejected any idea of resigning, her lawyer Yusuf Mohamed told local media 12

March 17, 2018 12:11 PM Africa’s efficiency in Agric now worse than colonial era – Historian

A Professor of history at the Harvard University, Emmanuel Akyeampong, has warned that Africa’s quest for development will fail unless the continent learns to adequately feed itself first. Speaking to the press after his Aggrey-Fraser-Guggisberg Memorial lecture at the University of Ghana, Prof. Akyeampong bemoaned Africa’s dependence on food aid from the West and China 7

March 17, 2018 11:40 AM Ghana records first case of ‘deadly’ XDR Tuberculosis

The Ghana Health Service has confirmed that Ghana has recorded its first case of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Tuberculosis (TB). According to the Service, the victim of the extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis has been confirmed dead. Speaking at a media sensitization programme on Tuberculosis on Friday, Manager of the TB Control Programme at the Ghana 7

March 16, 2018 1:39 PM Malaysian ‘snake-handling celebrity’ dies of cobra bite

A Malaysian man who became famous for his snake-handling skills has died after being bitten by a cobra. Abu Zarin Hussin, a firefighter, first shot to fame after British tabloids published a story incorrectly identifying him as a Thai man who’d allegedly married his pet snake. But he was admitted to hospital on Monday after being bitten a cobra during 3

March 14, 2018 4:06 PM Facebook bans Britain First pages

Facebook has removed the pages of the anti-Islamic group Britain First and its leaders. The social media company said the group had repeatedly violated its community standards. Earlier this month, Britain First’s leader and deputy leader, Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen, were jailed after being found guilty of religiously aggravated harassment. The pages 15

March 13, 2018 9:24 AM Zylophon Media boss apologizes to Stonebwoy over Champs Bar incident

Nana Appiah Mensah, the Chief Executive Officer of Zylofon Media has rendered an unqualified apology to dance hall artiste Stonebwoy for a recent assault on the artiste and his team by some Zylofon Media staff. On Saturday, March 3, 2018, it was reported that Stonebwoy and his team were attacked by some officers from Zylofon Media who had gone to take a car purported 21

March 12, 2018 2:52 PM Stay focused on your dreams – Dr. Nana Kweku Nduom

Vice President and Head of Business Development at Groupe Nduom, Dr. Nana Kweku Nduom, has advised young entrepreneurs to stay focused on their dreams. The doctor of business and finance was interacting with students and lecturers of Datalink University College, Tema. He urged the students never to give up on their dreams but be resilient in persevering 14

March 12, 2018 9:25 AM I fired gunshots at Champs Bar in self-defence – Stonebwoy

Dancehall artiste Livingstone Etse Setekla aka Stonebwoy has explained why he fired gunshots at the Champs Bar in Accra last night. According to him, he did that to defend himself of any gruesome attack that may have been launched on him. When King Lagaze asked him on Hitz FM on Sunday of the reason behind what he did, he asked “have you heard of self-defence 7