Student’s suicide after rape sparks outrage over sexual violence in South Africa

Student’s suicide after rape sparks outrage over sexual violence in South Africa

The death of a 23-year-old student, who killed herself two months after she alleged she was raped has renewed anger over sexual violence against women in South Africa. Khensani Maseko, a student at the Rhodes University in Grahamstown, said she

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Man attempts suicide on President’s convoy

Man attempts suicide on President’s convoy

An unemployed resident of Nungua in the Greater Accra Region, Seth Nana Amovi, has been put before an Accra Circuit Court for attempting to commit suicide by jumping in front of the president’s convoy. According to DSP Amegah, Amovi could

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‘Noise pollution killing our husbands’ erection at night’ – Kwasitwikrom wives cry

‘Noise pollution killing our husbands’ erection at night’ – Kwasitwikrom wives cry

Married women in Kwasitwikrom in the Agona East District of the Central Region, have expressed worry about the intense noise pollution produced in the area through sand winning activities, which, according to them, disturbs their love-making at night.The frustrated women

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‘I’ve tasted poverty as a palm wine seller’s son; I want best for my people’ – Afede

‘I’ve tasted poverty as a palm wine seller’s son; I want best for my people’ – Afede

President of the National House of Chiefs and traditional ruler of the Asogli traditional area, Togbe Afede XIV, has pledged to work in the best interest of his people as he marks 15 years of his enstoolment.According to the Agbogbomefia

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We already pay tax; come clear – Opuni

We already pay tax; come clear – Opuni

Churches already pay tax, former General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana (CCG), Dr Kwabena Opuni Frimpong, has said, and called for clarity on President Nana Akufo-Addo’s recent comments that the ‘prosperity gospel’ is attracting the attention of the

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MTN to pay GHS12.2m Savannah ‘Ponzi’ funds to victims

MTN to pay GHS12.2m Savannah ‘Ponzi’ funds to victims

MTN Ghana has announced that it has finalised modalities for the disbursement of funds to victims of the Savannah Brokerage Investment Limited “Ponzi scheme”.The decision for the payment was taken after the management of MobileMoney Limited met with representatives of

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‘Don’t jubilate yet; Amewu’s fight lives on’ – Asoma-Cheremeh to galamseyers

‘Don’t jubilate yet; Amewu’s fight lives on’ – Asoma-Cheremeh to galamseyers

Newly-appointed Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Kwaku Asoma-Cheremeh, has cautioned illegal small-scale miners (galamseyers) not to rejoice over the reshuffling of his predecessor John Peter Amewu because he will be strengthening the fight against their illicit trade.The former Brong

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Kwansah-Aidoo is new GIJ Rector

Kwansah-Aidoo is new GIJ Rector

Professor Kwamena Kwansah-Aidoo has been appointed as the new Rector of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) by the school’s Governing Council.A statement released by GIJ Registrar, Mrs Patience Sowah, said Kwansah-Aidoo was a professor of Public Relations and Marketing

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A/R roads bad, fix them – Akufo-Addo told

A/R roads bad, fix them – Akufo-Addo told

Former Municipal Chief Executive of Ejisu, Afrifa Yamoah Ponkoh, has asked President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to pay contractors to enable them fix the bad roads in the Ashanti Region.He told Chief Jerry Forson on Ghana Yensom on Accra 100.5FM

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Cut government size – IMANI fellow to Akufo-Addo

Cut government size – IMANI fellow to Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s government is too large, Casely Ato Coleman, a fellow at IMANI Africa, has said. He has, therefore, called on the president to merge some of the ministries, as a way of reducing the size of

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