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KNUST Teaching Assistant manufactures 600 capacity affordable incubator

A Teaching Assistant at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has taken innovation to a whole new level by inventing an incubator. David Wakpal, who is with the Department of Animal Science, has managed to make a 600-capacity incubator for hatching chicks. Interestingly, Wakpal’s incubators are very affordable for farmers who are into the business of poultry. …

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Nigerian man rapes 10-year-old Ghanaian girl

A 39-year-old Nigerian, Hezekiel Ifanyi, is in the coolers of the Tema Community One District Police for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl February 8, 2019. A police source told Awake News that the victim was on her way to the loo when the suspect invited her to buy kenkey for him. The victim obliged and as soon as she approached …

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You picked my dad’s gun – Witness tells court in Major Mahama trial

A 14-year-old witness in the murder trial of Major Maxwell Mahama says one of the suspects accused of killing the solider was in possession of a gun. According to Hannah Dwumah, Kwesi Asante, the tenth accused person in the case on the day of the incident went to their room to pick a gun her father used in the bush. …

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GHC54m judgment debt hits Ghana Railway

Ghana Railway Company Limited is on the verge of losing some of its properties in Sekondi in the Western Region after a High Court hit it with a GHC54 million judgement debt. Ghana Railway Company Limited in 2006 laid off about 674 workers without recourse to due process. The workers who were not pleased with the layoff filed a suit …

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‘I’m a proud hairy woman’ – Hannah Bissiw hits back at critics

Former Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture and National Women’s Organiser of the Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dr. Hanna Bissiw, says she is proud being a hairy woman. The comment comes after the NDC kingpin was attacked for exposing the hair on her chest and cleavage in a picture which went viral during the “Agbe wo” demonstration. Hanna Bissiw, …

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An MoU to govern the impact of Golden Star Wassa Mines on Mining

Communities as well as a 24 member committee to finalize details was inaugurated on Wednesday at Akyempim. The crafting of MoU was an outcome of a DISEC meeting in mid-2017 to resolve disagreements between Mining Communities Leaders fires by agitated youth and GSR management over employment opportunities and little to show for 20 years of mining in the Communities. The …

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US has no moral right to sanction Ghana – Kwesi Pratt Jnr slams US government

Managing editor of ‘The Insight’ newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr has tersely registered his displeasure with the US government for its decision to impose visa sanctions on Ghana for its refusal to accept nationals that have been removed from the U.S. In what he describes as “impunity” and “arrogance in the extreme”, Kwesi Pratt Jnr explained that the US government has …

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EOCO reacts to allegations leveled against their boss by NAM1’s brother

A young man alleged to be a younger brother of embattled CEO of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah, has claimed that the EOCO boss, K.K Amoah, is a beneficiary of NAM1’s riches. According to the brother, Amoah took some mobile phones and money from NAM1. This is contained in a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Ameyawdebrah.com. The young man was reported …

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Commission probing Ayawaso by-election violence lacks credibility – Akamba

National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Joshua Akamba is sceptical about the credibility of the Commission of Inquiry set up to investigate the violence that occurred at the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election. The setting up of the commission followed the shooting incident that occurred near a La Bawaleshie polling centre that temporarily disrupted the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election …

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I’ll ‘drill’ JB Danquah Adu’s wife in court – Ken Agyapong brags

Kennedy Kwame Akompreko Ohene Agyepong, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, has indicated that he will subject Ivy Heward Mills, the wife of the late Abuakwa North MP, to proper legal scrutiny when he appears in court. According to the lawmaker, he has a recorded conversation between the late MP’s wife and ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas …

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