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September 5, 2017 8:49 AM Nigerian woman remanded over human trafficking

A Nigerian businesswoman has appeared before a Circuit Court in Accra for allegedly transporting four girls from Nigeria to Ghana to engage in prostitution. Blessing Atia is said to have collected the victims’ panties, pubic and armpit hair and threatened them that if they refused to work for her they would go mad. She further demanded GH¢4,000 each from the victims 24

September 4, 2017 9:46 AM We need over 500 ambulances to be effective – Zakaria

The Head of the Ghana Ambulance Service Prof Ahmed Zakaria has disclosed the service will need over 500 ambulances to be effective. According to him, the service has 150 ambulances nationwide with about only 70 on the ground operating. “We need over 500 ambulances in the country so we can attend to people quickly,” Prof Zakaria said Monday on Morning 27

September 1, 2017 9:51 AM Corruption at Flagstaff House: A-Plus apologises over use of raspy words

Musician-turned-politician, Kwame Asare Obeng, also known as A-Plus, has apologised for choosing the “wrong” platform in making corruption allegations against two Presidential Staffers, Francis Asenso-Baokye and his colleague Samuel Abdulai Jinapor. The controversial musician also acknowledged, his words against the two deputies at the Office of the Chief 34

August 31, 2017 7:41 PM It's not an ordinary dustbin

The Jospong Group of Companies says the $60 per unit cost [equivalent of ¢258] it charged the past government for the provision of one million bins and 900,000 bin liners in 2016, at $15.6 per piece was appropriate. The Group said the cost of raw materials for the production, distribution and transportation of bins to households were factored in the overall 96

August 31, 2017 1:04 AM As Houston Looks to Recover, Small Towns Now Bear the Brunt

NEWTON, Tex. — For the streets of Newton, a small town on the Texas side of the Louisiana state line, to become impassable, “the flood would have to be biblical,” Kristen Rogers was told when she peeked into the sheriff’s office looking for guidance. “That’s what they said about Houston,” replied Ms. Rogers, who was looking for a dry way out of rural 75

August 29, 2017 12:36 AM Asunafo South: Poor road network impedes quality healthcare delivery

Poor road networks to local communities are seriously impeding quality healthcare delivery in the Asunafo South District of the Brong-Ahafo Region. The situation worsens during the rainy season because the District Directorate of Health lacked vehicles and motorbikes to reach out to many of the local communities for health services. Mr Kingsley Arthur 52

August 28, 2017 11:47 PM Houston Mayor’s No-Win Dilemma: Whether to Tell Residents to Stay or Go

HOUSTON — Phyllis Ullman, 73, had been evacuated from her flooded neighborhood Monday morning, and was visibly shaken as she sat in the back seat of a rescuer’s pickup truck speeding through the spitting rain. You can’t argue with Mother Nature, but she had strong words for Mayor Sylvester Turner’s decision not to issue a mandatory evacuation order for Houston 81

August 25, 2017 2:59 PM Minority to Gov’t: Provide full facts on 15-year gas deal

The Minority in Parliament wants the Energy Ministry to provide Parliament with the full details on the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) agreement between Ghana and Equatorial Guinea. According to the Minority, the Energy Ministry has been economical with the truth and details provided to the public. Addressing the press on Friday, the Minority Spokesperson 23

August 21, 2017 7:45 AM The Solar Eclipse: What to Expect

Because of planetary geometry, the total eclipse can last less than one minute in some places, and as long as two minutes and 41 seconds in others. The eclipse’s longest point of duration is near a small town called Makanda, Ill., population 600. Around 1:15 p.m. Eastern time, the total solar eclipse will first reach Oregon’s coast. Then it will race for the next 90 or so minutes 112

August 19, 2017 9:07 AM Why Anxiety Is High Over Kenya’s Election Result: QuickTake Q&A

A legal battle is being waged in Kenya over the outcome of Aug. 8 presidential elections, which pitted incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta against former Prime Minister Raila Odinga. While Kenyatta was declared the winner in the first round, Odinga alleged that the result was rigged. Violent street protests broke out after the announcement of the results, but tension 37