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Father jailed 10 years for impregnating daughter 

A 42-year-old farmer, Collins Boadi, who impregnated his own daughter and aborted the pregnancy, has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour by the Asamankese Circuit Court. He pleaded guilty. Police Chief Inspector Emmanuel Ato Gand, prosecuting, told the Court presided over by Mr Ayitey Armah-Tetteh that Boadi …

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Affordable Housing a better welfare provision for the ordinary worker – Atta Akyea

Mr Samuel Atta Akyea, the Minister of Works and Housing, has said the  Government will pursue its vision to provide affordable housing to ordinary workers so that they retire as landlords instead of tenants. “We owe it to Ghanaians to roll out housing plans that measure against their income so …

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Absence of fund for rape victims hindering prosecutions – DOVVSU 

The Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service in Upper West has urged Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection to speed up the process of establishing Domestic Violence Support Fund. The Unit believes setting up of the fund as enshrined in DOVVSU Act of …

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Deepen collaborative efforts for Ghana Beyond Aid – Dr Arthur

The Head of Local Government Service, Dr Nana Ato Arthur has stressed that for the “Ghana Beyond Aid” Agenda to become a national reality, the processes must start at the district level. To achieve this, there is the need for a strong inter-service collaboration and cooperation to engender holistic planning …

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Akwapims hail Bagbin’s brilliant speech at Odwira festival

Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament has called for lasting measures that would thwart the high drug abuse among the youth, especially in the use of tramadol and marijuana amongst them. According to him, the older generations had played their part and would soon handover the …

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Driver alleged to defile 3-year old granted bail

Emmanuel Kyei, a 40-year-old driver who is accused of defiling a three-year-old girl at Dansoman, a suburb of Accra, has been granted bail by an Accra Circuit Court. Kyei who is said to have inserted his finger and manhood into the victim’s anus and vagina, was admitted to bail in …

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Two teachers at Dzodze assaulted

David Simon Chukwu, a Nigerian domiciled at Dzodze in the Volta Region, on Tuesday stormed the Dzodze Roman Catholic (RC) Central Basic School and assault a class teacher and the headmaster over the whipping of his daughter, a pupil. The incident was said to have brought school activities to a …

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African Cancer Organisation marks pink October Breast Cancer awareness

Every year, the month of October is dedicated to breast cancer awareness across the globe. The African Cancer Organization (ACO), with its partners, is thus this year, organising series of breast cancer-related events to generate more awareness and also raise support to promote breast cancer prevention. Breast cancer is the …

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Spio-Garbrah seeks Rawlings’ blessings in flagbearership

Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, a leading contender in the flagbearership race of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at the weekend paid a courtesy call on the Founder of the party, Ex-President Jerry John Rawlings at his residence in Accra. The visit by Dr Spio-Garbrah and some members of his campaign team, …

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Youth asked to chart new path towards national growth and stability

Dr. Ezanetor Rawlings, Member of Parliament for the Klottey-Korley Constituency in the Greater Accra Region, has urged the youth to strive to chart a new path of sincere dedication, towards the country’s progress. “Be brave enough, stand as a group and say we are not going down this path. We …

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