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Alleged baby thief remanded for escaping from custody

Agnes Frimpomaa, unemployed, who allegedly escaped from the grips of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) at the Tesano Police Station in Accra, on Friday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for escaping from lawful custody. The plea of Frimpomaa, 18, was reserved. She was remanded into Police …

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Armed robbers attack District Chief Executive

Four suspected armed robbers have attacked Mr Peter Nortsu-Kotoe, the District Chief Executive of Akatsi, at his official residence, robbed him and assaulted his security man and driver on Thursday. They made away with GH¢1,200.00, a laptop and two mobile phones. The security man, Migbordzi Mawudeka, 55, is on admission …

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MCE warns landlords who defy basic building rules

Mr. Vincent Oppong-Asamoah, the Dormaa Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has warned landlords who defied basic building rules in the municipality that they risked being prosecuted if they did not change their attitude. Mr. Oppong-Asamoah gave the warning in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Wednesday at Dormaa-Ahenkro …

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Tigo presents $7,500 medical equipment to Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

Millicom Ghana Limited, operators of Tigo network, has presented hearing aid equipment and a cheque of US$7,500 to the Audiology Department of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. Ms Ama Daaku Solutions Manager of Tigo, who presented the equipment on Friday, said Tigo was deeply touched by the destruction of the Unit’s …

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Ministry of Justice draws strategic plan to provide direction for EOCO

Mr Martin Amidu, Minister of Justice and Attorney General on Thursday said that a short-to-medium-term period strategic plan was being formulated to provide a clear direction for the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO). He said the EOCO had made strides in establishing processes and procedures for dealing with issues …

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ADVANCE to carry out GIS mapping of rice, soya and maize

The Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement (ADVANCE) Program is to carry out a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping exercise of rice, soya and maize fields in the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions of Ghana. The programme funded by the United States Agency for# International Development (USAID) is …

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Assembly members urged to respect time

Effective time management is a key ingredient for improving on performance at the Assembly, Mr Kuri Suglo, Wa East District Assembly Presiding Member (PM) told colleague Assembly members in Accra. He said as opinion leader, they should respect time and avoid lateness to Assembly meetings. Mr Suglo said this when …

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Technician fined for stealing phone and cash

The Akim Oda Magistrate Court has sentenced a mobile phone technician to a fine of GH¢100.00 for stealing a mobile phone worth GH¢180.00 and an unspecified amount of cash belonging to Mr Effah Aboagye, driver. Benjamin Affum, 26, who pleaded guilty to stealing was ordered by the Court to pay …

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Women empowerment fund managers urged to adopt proactive strategies

Managers of the Women in Local Governance Fund have been called upon to use more proactive strategies and target the public and private sectors to gather more resources to push more women into public life. The call was made at a day’s seminar to assess work done in the Ministry …

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Traditional herbal practitioners to submit to examination and research

Mr Steven Osafo-Mensah, Acting Deputy Director, Scientific Research into Plant Medicine (ScRPM), Mampong Akwapem, has advised herbal practitioners to present their herbal medicines to the centre for examination. He also urged them to also submit to other scientific research institutions such as the Food and Drugs Board (FDB) and the …

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