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Monthly Archives: April 2021

Man allegedly kills boy, 4, to ‘gain spiritual freedom

Police at Obuasi have arrested 21-year-old Emmanuel Adjei for killing a four-year-old boy at Boete in the Obuasi East District of the Ashanti Region. The suspects claimed the deceased and his mother have been tormenting his life spiritually for some time now, hence his decision to end the life of …

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Soldiers destroy nine excavators, 127 changfans

The 200 military personnel deployed to remove illegal miners on Ghana’s water bodies have destroyed nine excavators, 127 changfans, and one fuel pump. The Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, revealed this at a press briefing on Friday, April 30, 2021, as he details the roadmap on the fight against galamsey. The operation dubbed ‘Operation …

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We’ll deploy educated personnel to monitor and police 2024 polls – Mahama

mahama

The 2020 presidential candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress, John Dramani Mahama has indicated that the party will deploy professionals and more educated personnel to monitor the 2024 elections at various levels. According to him, a lot more expertise is required in many parts of the electoral process, such …

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Akuapem Poloo in trouble again!

Akuapem Poloo

The woes of embattled actress, Rosemond Brown popularly known as Akuapem Poloo is far from over following a police complaint filed against her. Her ‘best friend’ Derrick Kobina Bonney popularly known as DKB has reported her to the police for defamation. The comedian claimed the actress has accused him of …

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Cancel or postpone travels to COVID-19 hotspots – GHS to Ghanaians

COVID

The Ghana Health Service has advised Ghanaians to either cancel or postpone all non-essential travels to countries with high COVID-19 infection rates. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration said Ghanaians who need to travel to any COVID-19 hotspot must observe all COVID-19 protocols. “In view …

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Ghana not experiencing nationwide load-shedding – Energy Ministry

Dumsor

The Ministry of Energy has dismissed claims that the country is experiencing a nationwide load-shedding of electricity. In a statement dated April 29, 2021 the Ministry indicated that the current outages only affects some parts of the country and not the entire nation as purported by the minority caucus. According …

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Akufo-Addo posing with Charlotte Osei stirs reaction

Akufo-Addo posing with Charlotte Osei

President Nana Akufo-Addo and former Electoral Commission (EC) Chairperson, Mrs Charlotte Osei recently met at the Jubilee House. The two met when Mrs Osei, who is a cousin to Kweku Baako Jnr, joined him to visit the presidency. Mr Baako and his family visited to show appreciation for President Akufo-Addo’s support …

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Galamsey: 2 Chinese nationals arrested, 6 others and 2 Ghanaians flee cops

Galamsey

Two Chinese nationals have been arrested for illegal small scale mining by the Wassa East District Security Council and the Ghana Police Service in the Western Region. The operation executed along the Pra River is in fulfilment of the President’s directive to end the menace in water bodies in Ghana. …

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TV station suspended for airing porn

TV licence brouhaha

The communication regulator in Kenya has suspended a television station and fined it for airing a pornographic scene during a children’s programme. Mt Kenya television has been fined 500,000 Kenyan shillings ($4,600:£3,300). The station will also be off air for four weeks for the offence. During the same programme, the …

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Agradaa denounces ‘sika gari’ to take up new role as evangelist

Nana Agradaa

The back-to-back arrest and detention suffered by popular fetish priestess, Nana Agradaa has caused her to denounce idolatry for a new career. Nana Agradaa, in a post-bail press conference, has narrated how her recent arrest has turned out to be the biggest adversity she has ever faced. While at the …

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