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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 113

March 11, 2018 10:58 AM Lassa Fever: GHS monitors relatives of deceased victim

Ninety-two persons are being monitored by the Ghana Health Service for signs of Lassa fever after having physical contact with the victim of the first case of the disease detected in Ghana. The 92 comprised of health workers of the Tema General Hospital who worked on the patient, his friends, family and others, Dr John Yabani, Tema Metropolitan Health 106

March 9, 2018 5:59 AM W/Region: Father jailed 15-yrs for raping daughter

A 45-year-old mason, who was arrested for impregnating his biological daughter, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by the Tarkwa Circuit Court. Samuel Ansah had pleaded guilty to the charge of incest and was convicted on his own plea. The victim, a first-year Junior High School (JHS) student is carrying a two-month-old pregnancy. Assistant Superintendent 107

March 6, 2018 8:25 AM Child marriages declining – UN

There has been a significant drop in the number of child marriages worldwide, the United Nations children’s agency says. Unicef estimates that 25 million child marriages have been prevented in the past decade. One in five girls are now married before they are 18, compared with one in four a decade ago. South Asian countries have seen the biggest reduction 102

March 5, 2018 3:31 PM Patrons thrilled at Citi FM’s Kaleidoscope [Report]

Citi FM‘s Kaleidoscope, a night of live highlife music by legendary keyboardist Isaac Aryee, was filled with thrills and moments of great delight for its patrons. The dancefloor of the Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Alisa’s Ridge Opera, was a spectacle to behold as patrons, both young and old, danced their hearts out to songs which evoked lots of nostalgia 105

February 27, 2018 5:35 AM Mixed expectations meet new date for Eco (Audio)

There are mixed expectations over Ghana’s ability to meet the new implementation date for the West African common currency, the Eco. The dream for a single currency has continuously failed to materialize as the deadline for implementation has been postponed several times to 2020. President Akufo-Addo recently reaffirmed that the implementation of a common 75

February 23, 2018 10:59 AM Children ‘forced to watch rape’ in South Sudan

Children in South Sudan have been forced to watch their mothers being raped and killed, the UN says. A report by UN human rights investigators says that 40 officials may be individually responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity. It says civilians have been tortured and mutilated, and villages destroyed on an industrial scale. The conflict 74

February 23, 2018 6:35 AM BBC launches 2018 Komla Dumor Award

The BBC is seeking a rising star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award, now in its fourth year. Journalists from across the continent are invited to apply for the award, which aims to uncover and promote fresh talent from Africa. The winner will spend three months at the BBC headquarters in London, gaining skills and experience 110

February 22, 2018 3:02 PM Corruption ranking covered corruption cases under Mahama – Gov’t

The government has explained that Ghana’s poor performance in the 2017 Global Corruption Perception Index took into account corruption cases recorded under the John Mahama administration, which left power in 2016. The government’s Spokesperson on Governance and Legal Affairs, Herbert Krapa, explained that the report was not an indication that the current 107

February 22, 2018 2:26 PM EC member orders Charlotte Osei to convene meeting

A member of the Electoral Commission, Ebenezer Aggrey-Fyyn, has given the Chairperson of the Commission, Charlotte Osei up to close of business tomorrow [Friday] February 23, 2018, to convene a meeting of the Commission or face legal action. The meeting, according to Mr. Aggrey-Fynn, is to enable the members take decisions on the operations of the electoral 96