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‘Kum yen preko’ demo against Akufo-Addo on July 2

Members of the Coalition for Social Justice (CSJ) are billed to demonstrate in Accra on Tuesday, 2 July 2019 against the government in “a march against hardship and oppression”. The march is dubbed “Kum yen preko” – to wit: “kill us now”. According to the group, “Ever since President Akufo-Addo ascended the Presidency, he and his government have pursued policies …

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Agona West Assembly and NGOs undertake free health screening

The Agona West Municipal Assembly in collaboration with three Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) from United States of America (USA) have organised free dental health screening for school children and adults at Nyakrom in the Central Region. The NGOs are Rotary Club of Texas, Healing Heard Hands from US, and Accra West Rotary Club. A team of 10 Dentists from the US …

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Fishermen in Winneba make bumper harvest after fishing ban

Fisherfolks in Winneba have harvested bountifully after the government of Ghana lifted the ban on fishing. According to the Member of Parliament for Efutu, Alexander Kwamena Afenyo-Markin, the one month closure of the sea made no sense to doubters. “But today, the bumper harvest by Fishermen in Effutu has proven that the decision to close the sea was only meant …

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John Mahama mourns with family late NDC Chairman

Former President John Dramani Mahama was in Upper West region on Saturday to pay his last respect and participate in the burial of the Late Dafiama Bussie Issa constituency Chairman of NDC, Mr Richard Puolabong Bayiviella AKA Chairman Water. Former President Mahama was accompanied by a high profile delegation that includes the National Chairman Mr Ofosu Ampofo, General Secretary Mr …

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7 including VRA staff killed in gory accident

A bus carrying some staff of the Volta River Authority (VRA) has plunged off a road and overturned on the Odumasi-Krobo stretch in the Eastern region. At least seven persons have been killed and dozens have sustained various degrees of injuries in the accident that occurred in a valley on the Asitey Mountains, on the Akosombo-Oda road, Saturday night. The …

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Nigerian arrested for attempting to kidnap boy, 4, at Maamobi

A Nigerian has been arrested for attempting to kidnap a boy around the Maamobi polyclinic in Accra. The suspect, yet to be named, was arrested after an eyewitness raised an alarm while he was luring the 4-year-old boy into a waiting vehicle with three other suspects in it, Starrfm.com.gh’s Winegah Perry Edwin reported Sunday morning. The suspect reportedly ran into …

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Ghana’s porous borders fingered as cause of crimes by foreigners

Governance expert Dr. Eric Oduro Osae says Ghana’s inability to ensure that there is strict security at its border posts makes room for criminals to easily get into the country. According to him, the rate at which some foreign nationals are involved in criminal activities in the country is alarming. Dr. Oduro Osae made this observation on TV3‘s The Key …

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Armed robbers ’emboldened’, ‘on rampage’ under Akufo-Addo – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has said armed robbers in the country have become emboldened under the current government and urged President Nana Akufo-Addo to ensure the safety of every citizen within the nation’s territory. Mr Mahama, who spoke at the burial service of the main opposition National Democratic Congress’ late Chairman for the Daffiama-Busie-Issa constituency of the Upper West Region, …

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Kidnapped Takoradi girls may be in Europe – Col. Festus Aboagye

A security analyst Col. Festus Boahen Aboagye (Rtd) believes the three kidnapped Takoradi girls may not be kept anywhere within the African continent. He reckons that considering the length of time since the girls were kidnapped, they must have been transported to some country in Europe or elsewhere. The teaching consultant at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping and Training Centre …

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NDC will not stop politicizing kidnappings – Sammy Gyamfi

National Communication Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi has rejected calls by many Ghanaians not to reduce the Canadian kidnapping saga to the usual partisan politics. According to him, it has become necessary for the main opposition NDC to politicize the Canadian kidnapping issue as until the arrest of the kidnappers, the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) …

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