Ghana risks a total breakdown of discipline in schools and within the larger Ghanaian society, if the Ghana Education Service, GES, continues to relax caning, otherwise known as corporal punishment in schools. That’s according to Rt. Rev. Samuel K. Osabutey, Diocesan Bishop of Accra, Methodist Church, Ghana. The GES in a recent statement reiterated the ban […]
Highlife musician, Emmanuel Kwame Anokye, known in showbiz as Anokye Supremo, has died in India. A friend who accompanied him to India to undergo a surgery for a brain tumor, broke the news to Kofi TV in a live video. Anokye has been in India for the past few weeks undergoing surgery to remove a […]
The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO), has secured a court order to freeze properties of Menzgold Ghana Limited as well as other associated companies. In a press release signed by the Head of Public Affairs at EOCO, Jacqueline Avotri, the court order for the freezing of properties and assets of Menzgold Ghana Limited includes […]
The Speaker of Parliament has referred a case of contempt of Parliament brought against Assin Central Member of Parliament, Ken Agyapong to the Privileges Committee of the House. This is the second time Kennedy Agyapong has been dragged to the committee in recent times over comments deemed harmful to the reputation of Parliament. In this […]
Lawyer for the woman who was assaulted by a police officer at a Midland Savings and Loans office in Accra, has rejected reports that his client discontinued the case because she was not interested and thus failed to appear in court to testify. “I spoke to her this morning and she tells me she had […]
The policeman who beat up a woman at the Shiashie branch of Midland Savings and Loans Limited, Lance Corporal Frederick Amanor Godzi, has been discharged by Circuit Court in Accra where he was facing trial. The Daily Graphic reported that the policeman and three staff of Midland who were also on trial were discharged due to lack […]
The newly enskinned Yaa-Naa of Dagbon, Yaa-Naa Abubakari Mahama II, has promised to diligently serve his people and be fair to all. Ya-Naa Abubakari, the 42nd overlord of Dagbon, said he will strengthen the good and friendly relations within Dagbon as well as neighbouring communities to forestall further conflicts. The new Yaa-Naa was enskinned on Friday, […]
Investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has received a special award for investigative journalism at the inaugural AIPS Sports Media Awards. The award comes less than a week after the killing of an investigator with the TigerEye PI agency, Ahmed Hussein-Suale, who played an integral role in the #Number12 exposé that uncovered corruption in African football, ...
President Akufo-Addo has arrived in the Northern Regional capital, Tamale, ahead of Friday’s historic outdooring of the new Yaa-Naa, Abubakari Mahama ll, as the overlord of the Dagbon traditional area. This follows the successful completion of the traditional processes after his selection on Friday, January 18, 2019, by the kingmakers. A protracted chieftaincy ...
The Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, says he will challenge a court order directed at telecom giant, MTN Ghana, to make available his phone records to the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu. An Accra Circuit Court had ordered the Managing Director of MTN to produce phone records of Mahama Ayariga and an officer […]
The Shaanxi Mining Company Limited in the Upper East Region, has been ordered to halt its operations at Gbane following the death of at least 15 persons in an explosion that is said to have happened close to the Chinese-owned company. The directive came in a statement from the Minerals Commission in response to the Wednesday morning […]
Former President John Dramani Mahama picked the third slot on the ballot paper in the National Democratic Congress’ upcoming presidential primary slated for February 23, 2019. During the balloting for slots on Wednesday, the Member of Parliament for Nadowli-Kaleo, Alban Bagbin, picked the first slot followed by businessman, Nurudeen Iddrisu. The fourth slot was ...