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11 Pakistanis arrested in Ghana amid terror fears

A total of 11 Pakistani nationals have been arrested in Techiman, the capital of the Bono East region, officials of the Ghana Immigration Service have confirmed. They were arrested on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at their hideout at Kenten-Anyinabrem, a surburb of Techiman, about 370km from the national capital, Accra. The individuals, all males, were arrested upon a tipoff, a …

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Boakye Agyarko fulfills ‘Mahindra promise’ to Krobo Girls

Krobo Girls Senior High School now has a brand new Mahindra 4X4 pickup and Ghc5000 worth of fuel coupons to facilitate its movement, thanks to the benevolence of the former energy minister who has made good his promise to donate a vehicle to the school located at Odumase-Krobo in the eastern region. Mr. Boakye Agyarko on Sunday before a colourful …

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Nene Tetteh Zogli III calls for waiving of Krobo PDS bills

Divisional Chief of Piengua Traditional Area in Manya Krobo in the Eastern Region, Nene Tetteh Zogli III is calling on the Power Distribution Services, PDS to waive the entire controversial bills of the area as a step to end the feud between the power suppliers and consumers in the Krobo area. The chief who made the call in an interview …

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Canadian experts land in Ghana over kidnapped nationals

A team of Canadian security experts have arrived in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi, to help find two kidnapped nationals. It followed the visit the Inspector General of Police, David Asante Apeatu and the deputy Canadian High Commissioner to Kumasi over the weekend to receive a briefing on investigations into the kidnapping of the women foreigners. The High Commissioner, Heather …

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Age cheating Deputy GCB Boss caught again

Few weeks after The Herald’s exposé on the Deputy Managing Director (MD) in charge of operations, over his multiple dates of birth, the bank, has somewhat added to the list, revealing another date of birth of the top official, causing further damage to his image. The latest age cheating information, which puts Samuel Amankwah’s different dates of birth to three, …

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Judge releases minister’s ‘notorious’ boy from jail under mysterious circumstances

A footboy of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has craftily wiggled himself out of the Nsawam Maximum Security prison, where he had been sentenced to do time in hard labour for escaping legal Police custody and other offences. Fuseini Adamu Wala, a rejected claimant to the chiefdom in Awoshie A-Lang Zongo, apparently forged charges of lesser …

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Terrorism: Agyinasare intercedes for Ghana

Bishop Charles Agyinasare, on Friday, 31 May 2019, led his Perez Chapel International congregation at the Perez Dome, Dzorwulu, to pray for Ghana and other nations against terrorist attacks. The intercessory prayers followed the recent arrest of an armed Burkinabe man, Bilgo Tibila Desire, in a Catholic church at Hamile, a hamlet in the Upper West Region of Ghana a …

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1V-1D: Ghanaians didn’t ask for Akosombo-like dams – Government to NDC

Government has rejected claims by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) that the One Village One dam policy has been a failure. The NDC has described the dams as dugouts and unfit for the purpose for which they were constructed. “It has now emerged that in place of the small-scale irrigation Dams the NPP promised the people, what they have …

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Gabby exposes UK’s ‘hypocrisy’ on terrorism

Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, a private legal practitioner and a member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has subtly exposed the ‘hypocrisy’ of the United Kingdom (UK) on terrorism. It would be recalled that the UK recently warned British citizens of likely terror attacks in Ghana. The warning came as the UK updated its travel advice. According to the update …

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Mahama Ayariga makes second court appearance today

The Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga is expected to make his second court appearance later today. This follows last week Tuesday’s adjournment of the Financial and Economic Crimes Division of the Accra High Court, Court 2 , presided over by Justice Afia Serwaa Asare Botwe, in a case brought against him by the Office of the Special …

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