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Trotro driver and mate who assaulted police officer ‘missing’ – Group

A human rights group is alleging the Police claim it does not know the whereabouts of the commercial bus (trotro) driver and his conductor arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer in Accra. According to the Human Rights Advocacy Centre (HRAC), though the Odorkor District Police claims to have transferred the two from their custody to the police headquarters in… Read More
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Era of ‘missing dockets’ over as Akufo-Addo launches e-Justice project

President Nana Akufo-Addo has launched the e-Justice Project, the paperless court system which will enhance dramatically the nation’s efforts at improving its justice delivery system. Speaking at the launch Wednesday, President Akufo-Addo stated that the e-Justice Project is a recognition of the fact that every aspect of life is today ruled by technology. “The Project is attempting to help ensure… Read More
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Times are hard; two years enough to fix economy – ICU to Government

Ghana’s Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU) has observed times are hard in the country and expressed dismay government has not fixed the economy as expected halfway into the given four-year term. The concerns were registered when the national leadership and the Upper East Regional Council of the union held a general meeting in the Upper East regional capital, Bolgatanga.… Read More
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Akufo-Addo added GHC80bn to debt stock in 2 years; cedi fall added GHC15.3bn – Minority

Within a space of two years, the Akufo-Addo government has added GHS80 billion to Ghana’s debt stock, the Minority in parliament has said, adding that the fall of the local currency, the cedi, alone, added GHS15.3 billion to the bill. The tottering cedi almost hit the $1: GHS6 mark this month but made some gains to hover at $1: GHS5.65… Read More
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Assault on journalists: 3 police officers suspended

Three police officers who allegedly assaulted three journalists working with the Ghanaian Times newspaper have been interdicted. They are Inspector Isac Opare, of the Ministries Divisional Police; Sargeant Ebenezer Akrofi of Accra Regional Police Headquarters and Corporal Evans Kofi Ntim of Police Visibility unit in Accra. A statement signed by the Director-General of Public Affairs of the Police Service, ASP… Read More
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Owusu Bempah Has No Right To Call Himself The Nation’s Prophet – Badu Kobi ‘fires’

The leader and founder of Glorious Wave Church International, Prophet Emmanuel Badu Kobi has descended on Owusu Bempah for calling himself the Nation’s Prophet. In an interview with Okatakyie Kwame Afrifa popularly known as Nana Cabum on Accra based Happy FM, Badu Kobi revealed that for one to hold himself as a Nations’s prophet as Owusu Bempah has been calling… Read More
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The Ghana Cedi is surviving on pain killers – Adongo

Member of Parliament (MP) for Bolgatanga Central, Hon Isaac Adongo has observed that the Ghana Cedi is currently surviving on pain killers which is not sustainable following its sudden performance in the last two days. According to him, no one has ever survived on painkillers indicating that the measure put in place as announced by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta… Read More
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Hot Audio : Owusu Bempah storms Radio XYZ with gunmen

Controversial Prophet Owusu Bempah Friday morning stormed the offices of Accra-based Radio XYZ with gun-wielding men in search of broadcaster ‘Mugabe’, Starr News has learnt. The self-styled man of God and his men, according to reports,  shoved the administrator of the station as they ransacked the offices in their frantic search for the presenter. A staff of the station confirmed… Read More
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Akufo-Addo orders AG to start anti-militia legislation

President Nana Akufo-Addo has ordered his Attorney General Ms Gloria Akuffo to draft specific legislation to be sent to parliament for dealing with party militarism. In his second response to a second letter written to him by the national chairman of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, concerning the proposal he made during his third state… Read More