2-year-old girl dies after falling off trotro at Essipong

2-year-old girl dies after falling off trotro at Essipong

A two-year-old girl has died in a tragic accident after falling off a trotro [commercial bus]. The toddler was painfully run over by the same car at Essipong, near Sekondi in the Western Region. The accident occurred on Tuesday, April 3,

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Man, 23, jailed for raping 64-year-old blind woman

Man, 23, jailed for raping 64-year-old blind woman

The Nsuta Circuit Court presided over by Her Honour, Lydia Osei Marfo, has sentenced Kofi Duku, 23, mason to 20 years imprisonment for having an unnatural carnal knowledge of a 64-year-old visually impaired woman. The court also sentenced him to

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Huge numbers from Free SHS may overwhelm universities – VCs caution

Huge numbers from Free SHS may overwhelm universities – VCs caution

The Vice Chancellors Ghana, an association of managers of ten tertiary institutions in the country, say their institutions could in the next few years, be flooded with many students due to government’s flagship free Senior High School [SHS] programme. According

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Nana Addo sounded like ‘dead goat’ Mahama – Franklin Cudjoe

Nana Addo sounded like ‘dead goat’ Mahama – Franklin Cudjoe

Date: Apr 6, 2018 6:02pm President of policy think-tank, IMANI Africa, Franklin Cudjoe, has condemned President Nana Akufo-Addo for the seemingly offensive path he adopted when he addressed the nation on the controversial Ghana-US Defence Cooperation agreement. Mr. Cudjoe says

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Jacob Zuma charged with corruption

Jacob Zuma charged with corruption

South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been charged with corruption linked to a 1990s arms deal. After the 75-year-old’s 15-minute appearance at the High Court in Durban on Friday morning, the case was adjourned until 8 June. He faces

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Abandoned Ho dual carriageway project becoming a ‘death trap’

Abandoned Ho dual carriageway project becoming a ‘death trap’

Regular users of the dual carriage roads from Sokode to Ho feel the stalled construction work on the road is slowly creating a near death-trap. The construction of the roads from Sokode to the Ho Township was started by the

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Military deal: Akufo-Addo’s speech ‘hard’ – Rawlings

Military deal: Akufo-Addo’s speech ‘hard’ – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has expressed concern about the choice of words used by President Akufo-Addo on the military agreement with the US, noting that the words were “hard”. In his attempt to settle the controversies surrounding Ghana’s defence

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Woman sells food at the cemetary

Woman sells food at the cemetary

A middle-aged woman has been spotted selling food at the Awudome Cemetery in Accra. The woman who is yet to be identified was seen in a hijab going about her business of packaging and selling food at the cemetery. She,

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Driver carrying 7 bags of ‘weed’ abandons vehicle upon seeing police

Driver carrying 7 bags of ‘weed’ abandons vehicle upon seeing police

Police in Asesewa in the Upper Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region have impounded an Opel Astra caravan loaded with seven bags of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp. The contraband goods, according to the police, were being

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Punish youth groups that protested against Oti region – Chiefs to government

Punish youth groups that protested against Oti region – Chiefs to government

The Volta Regional House of Chiefs has asked government to deal with the irate youth who demonstrated against the creation of the Oti region recently. The chiefs believe the youth don’t mean well for the people of the region. They

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