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One arrested in connection with communal violence at Anyinamae

One person has been arrested in connection with a communal violence at Anyinamae in the Nchummuru District of the Oti Region. The incident, which occurred on Friday, June 11, 2021, led to the death of one person and another injured, both farmers. The clash, according to sources, were between residents at Anyinamean and Boafori, following court ruling over a land dispute. The...

The Law on the deportation of criminals is clear-Asonaba Dappah

A Deputy Attorney General Designate, Miss Diana Asonaba Dappah has indicated that the law on the deportation of foreigners is clear on how foreigners who engage in illegal mining should be dealt with. Miss Dappah appeared before the Appointment Committee of Parliament on Friday, June 11, 2021, to be vetted for her new role. Background 3 persons were this week jailed 45...

A/R: Police arrest four suspected highway robbers

Police in the Ashanti region have arrested four suspects in connection with a highway robbery on the Nkawie-Kobeng road. The alleged robbery occurred on the night of 11th June, 2021. The suspects, according to a police statement, reportedly robbed occupants of a sprinter bus with registration number AS 3970-20, Nissan March with registration number AS 4327-13 and KIA Might truck with...

Cases of robbery on motorbikes spike in Accra

There is an increase in armed men using motorbikes for robbery in broad daylight in various parts of Accra.On Wednesday, June 9, 2021 the police recorded three incidents which happened at 2 p.m, 4p.m and 7p.m. One of the victims, aged 34, lost his life while two others are responding to treatment at the 37 Military Hospital, Accra. While one of...

Public service is not party service – Kweku Azar

Politicians have misled and lured some of their followers into believing that public service is the same as party service. The two are very different.Thus, it is time to do a better job of explaining that public service is a public trust, requiring the public servant, even if he is a political appointee, to place loyalty to the Constitution,...

Man arrested for attacking vehicle on GIMPA – Fiesta Royale road

A man who attacked a vehicle on the GIMPA - Fiesta Royale road in Accra on Friday afternoon, in what police suspect was a robbery attempt has been arrested.He is said to have attacked the driver of a Nissan Pathfinder with registration number GE-8088-11 on the road. He reportedly threw a big stone at the vehicle, smashing its glass window...

Death of 11-month-old girl: Caregiver remanded again

The Adentan Magistrate Court has asked the police to continue holding the caregiver who was arrested over the death of an 11-month-old baby girl.Clara Ayani-Ampah, the caregiver at Happy Bloomers Creche at Agbogba, was remanded to reappear on June 25, this year. The 54 year old is currently facing a provisional charge of negligently causing harm, while the police waits...

Two in police grips for alleged kidnapping

Two persons have been arrested by the police for their alleged connection in a kidnapping accident at Abeka Lapaz in Accra.The two, Abdula Saeed and Kudjo Akorlor were arrested in their hideout. This was after a sister of the victim (name withheld) reported the incident to the police. According to the police, the suspects had allegedly demanded GHS1,000 from the victim’s...

University of Ghana’s Senior Staff Association calls off strike

The Senior Staff Association of the University of Ghana (SSA-UG) has called off its three weeks industrial strike action.Members of the association have therefore been asked to resume work effective Monday, June 14. The group laid down its tools on May 18, 2021, to pursue the payment of arrears of their Tier 2 pension contribution. A letter signed by the National...

Grant VAT exemption to exploration firms to avert dwindling investments – Ghana Chamber of Mines

The Ghana Chamber of Mines is calling on government to exempt exploration companies from paying VAT on big ticket cost items such as drilling and laboratory services, to prevent dwindling investments in the industry. “Effectively, the extent of actual exploration activity is diminished by upfront costs such as VAT on input and landholding costs. Thus, relieving the usually illiquid exploration...