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Palm wine tapper remanded for burning son’s feet

The Assin Fosu District Court on Monday remanded a 33-year-old man into police custody for allegedly burning the feet of his seven-year old son for eating stew meant for the family of seven. The suspect Edward Boafo, was angered by the action of the boy, a kindergarten pupil, who denied …

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Ex-convict jailed 36 months for stealing

The Enchi District Magistrate court has sentenced a twenty-nine year-old charcoal burner to 36 months imprisonment in hard labour for causing unlawful damage and stealing. Kwame Azumah who resides at Dadwen in the Jomoro District pleaded guilty to all the two counts and the court convicted him on his own …

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FOSDA underscores need for participation in local governance

The Foundation for Security Development in Africa (FOSDA) has underscored the need for citizen’s participation within the local government system to ensure transparency and accountability in the management of public resources. Mrs Theodora W. Anti, Programmes Manager, FOSDA noted that accountability helps to improve governance and increased development through better …

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Reject all forms of vigilantism-Assemblies of God 

The Assemblies of God, Ghana, has opened its first Greater Accra East Regional Council Meeting with a call on Ghanaians to reject all forms of vigilantism. Reverend Doctor Joseph K.K Baisie, Greater Accra East Regional Superintendent, in an address said, “I urge all leaders, especially national and political leaders to …

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Accra to host 12th International Conference on Shea

The 12th Annual International Conference on Shea to bring together all business associates and shea interest’ groups around the world to share latest information is to be held in Accra from March 11 to March 13. This year’s event, which will be on the theme: “Unveiling the Value of Shea”, …

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Police Commanders were not sidelined – DCOP Sarpong

Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Patrick Adusei Sarpong, the Accra Regional Police Commander, has denied claims that some officers were sidelined during the January 31, Ayawaso West Wuogon Parliamentary bye-election. He told the Emile Short Commission, set up to investigate the violent incident that occurred during the bye-election, that he …

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