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February 8, 2018 4:00 PM Fake military officer sentenced to two years imprisonment

A man arrested for parading himself as a military officer and duping a lady of her cash of GH¢9,000.00 has been sentenced to two years imprisonment by a Kumasi Court Circuit. Lovelace Kwabena Kwabia Brenya was additionally ordered to pay a fine of GH¢3,000.00 or have his term extended by six months. He faced charges of impersonation, unlawful possession 80

February 7, 2018 7:01 AM NPP council meeting to finalize rules, date for party elections

The National Council of the New Patriotic Party [NPP], will today meet to finalize the rules and regulations governing the party’s internal elections. Already, the party has concluded electing its polling station executives across the country, and is now awaiting its constituency elections. Today’s national council meeting will also firm up the date and venue 66

February 6, 2018 2:02 PM Daddy Lumba sues ‘look-alike musician’ for impersonation

Celebrated highlife artiste, Charles Kwadwo Fosu known in showbiz as Daddy Lumba, has sued Kwame Anokye also known in music circles as Daddy Lumba Jnr. for impersonating his brand. Daddy Lumba filed a lawsuit at the Accra High Court alleging that Kwame Anokye also known as DL Junior professes to be his son and even impersonates him to get gifts from people 438

February 5, 2018 10:45 AM IMANI voted Ghana’s 1st and Africa’s 3rd most influential think tank in 2017

IMANI Africa has been ranked the third best think tank in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2017 among several other accolades by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP), University of Pennsylvania. In 2007, the TTCSP developed and launched a global index of think tanks called Global Go To Think Tank Index, which serves as a framework for publishing 69

February 3, 2018 4:30 PM Syria war: Outcry over ‘mutilated’ female Kurdish fighter

Kurds in Syria have reacted furiously to videos showing Turkish-backed rebels abusing the body of a female Kurdish fighter killed in battle. Barin Kobani was part of all-female unit challenging a Turkish-led offensive in north-west Syria. Kurdish officials accused fighters allied with Turkey of “playing with her corpse” and mutilating it. Last month 75

February 3, 2018 7:18 AM US jobs and wages rise in January

The US labour market barrelled forward in January, as employers added more jobs than expected and wage growth was its strongest in more than eight years. US payrolls expanded by 200,000 last month, driven by hiring in construction, food services and health care, the US Labor Department said. The average hourly wage for private sector workers crept up 2.9% compared 89

February 3, 2018 7:15 AM North Korea made $200m flouting sanctions, UN told

North Korea earned nearly $200m (£141m) last year by exporting banned commodities in breach of international sanctions, a UN report says. The report by a panel of experts said several countries including China, Russia and Malaysia had failed to stop the illegal exports. It said there was evidence of military co-operation with Syria and Myanmar 73

January 27, 2018 1:00 PM Court remands two for fraud

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday remanded two persons into police custody for conspiring to commit crime, defrauding by false pretense, money laundering and forgery of documents. Razak Debbie, unemployed and Lukman Afuwapes, a student, pleaded not guilty and would reappear on February 8. Superintendent of Police, Kweku Bempah, told the court that the complainant 100

January 24, 2018 12:08 PM Auditor-General indicts Ministry of Roads and Highways

The Auditor-General has rejected GH₵592.7 million (GH₵592,745,656.94) out of GH₵1 billion (GH₵1,098,655,518.52) submitted to the Ministry of Finance by the Ministry of Roads and Highways for payment. The Auditor-General’s Report on Liabilities of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as of December 31, 2016 paints a scary picture of how state funds 120

January 22, 2018 3:30 PM Jobs growth accelerated in December 2017 – Report

The rate of job creation in Ghana accelerated in December 2017, according to the Standard Bank Ghana Purchasing Managers Index (PMI). The Ghanaian economy is one that has seen a lot of unevenness and inconsistency in growth patterns. An issue that remains a concern in most reports on the economy is the rate of unemployment and underemployment, especially 93