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Businessman remanded for allegedly concealing “wee” in deep freezer

A 57-year-old businessman, Ibrahim Ambar, on Wednesday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly concealing two parcels of dried leaves suspected to be cannabis in his deep freezer. Ambar, who was found with additional 93 wrappers of the drugs, has pleaded not guilty to possessing narcotic drugs without lawful …

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2 traders in court for selling expired products

Two traders, who allegedly embossed new expiry dates on expired products to sell to the public, on Wednesday, appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Dina Abbey, 37, has been charged with the sale of goods, which were deceptive to the consumer and Kwame Owusu, 32, is being held for labelling …

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Labour front challenged to be assertive in development agenda

Organised labour has been challenged to increase its visibility in the country’s development agenda and step up its capacity to engage social partners in effective discussions on economic development. They should also insist on their right to be consulted on all social issues and pursue vigorously the Decent Work Agenda …

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Church urged to seek alternative means of generating funds

The Church should not depend solely on offerings and tithes for development since that could be counter-productive to its sustainable progress, Reverend Alexander Adu-Sekyere , District Minister in-charge of the Bantama Presbyterian Church, has said. He noted that there were other alternative means through which they could support their development …

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Oil Company sponsors Eastern Regional GJA celebration

The management of Total Two Petrol filling station, in Koforidua, on Wednesday, donated an amount of GH¢400.00 and 20 crates of soft drinks to the Eastern Regional branch of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA). The cash and items are for the organization of this year’s World Press Freedom Day in …

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DCE promises end to frequent power cuts to Agona East

Mr Martin Luther Obeng, District Chief Executive of Agona East, has assured the people in the area, especially residents of Mensakrom that the persistent power cuts would soon end. This is because the Assembly has arranged with the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) at Agona Swedru to install additional transformers …

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Rainstorm causes havoc in Techiman

A rainstorm that hit the Techiman Municipality ripped off the roofs of 60 houses in eight communities. The affected communities are Fiaso, Konimase, Kenten, Aworano, Takofiano, Sansama, Anyinabrem and New Krobo. The rainstorm also destroyed six-unit classroom blocks of Islamic Primary ‘A’, Takofiano S.D.A. Primary and Junior High School, Adventist …

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Ghana to seek international assistance over Dagbon crisis

President John Evans Atta Mills has reiterated his government’s commitment to find the murderers of the late Ya-Na Yakubu Andani, the overlord of Dagbon, saying that would include seeking international assistance. “We shall search and search and search until justice is found for the people of Dagbon,” President Mills assured …

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Massive corruption along Tema-Paga trunk road – Survey

A survey conducted by the Legal Resources Centre (LRC), an NGO, has revealed massive corrupt practices by security personnel at check points along the Tema-Paga trunk road. Madam Dzifa Gakpleadazi, Legal Officer at LRC, addressing the media in Accra on Wednesday said, all the security agencies comprising, Customs Division of …

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