Month: March 2016

India Kolkata flyover collapse: At least 20 dead

  A flyover under construction in the Indian city of Kolkata (Calcutta) has collapsed, killing at least 20 people and injuring nearly 100. A number of people are feared trapped under the concrete and steel bridge, which fell on a busy road. Images show residents using their bare hands to help the rescue effort. Safety […]

Do you know who you are? – Nduom asks youth

  Founder of the Progressive people’s Party (PPP), Papa Kwesi Nduom has charged Ghanaian youth to develop their full potential in order to be able to harness opportunities which will be made available to them by the right leadership. According to Dr. Nduom, who is also the President of Groupe Nduom, everyone is endowed with […]

3 SA ex-cops arrested by BNI granted bail

  A Circuit Court in Accra has granted bail in the sum of ¢20,000 each to the three south African ex-police officers brought to Ghana to train bodyguards of NPP leaders. All three pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit crime and unlawful training and were consequently granted bail with a surety each. […]

Belgium under attack

  Belgian police have issued a wanted notice for a suspect after bomb attacks at Brussels’ main airport and a metro station left more than 30 people dead. The man is suspected of involvement in the twin explosions which tore through Zaventem airport. He was seen on CCTV pushing a trolley through the airport with […]

EOCO recovers over GH¢2.4m for Ghana in 2015

The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) in 2015 has investigated 186 cases, according to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Marietta Appiah-Oppong. She also indicated that the specialised government agency set up to monitor and investigate economic and organised crime on the authority of the Attorney General, is prosecuting 46 cases out of […]

Majority Clash Over New CI 91 For 2016 Polls

  Parliament yesterday approved the new Constitutional Instrument (CI) 91 that gives authority to the Electoral Commission to register voters for public elections with some modified guidelines. However, the incorporation of a portion of the old CI 72 into the new CI generated a huge debate between the minority New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the […]

Judicial Service Sacks More Staff Over Anas Video

  The Judicial Service has dismissed and removed more staff from office for their involvement in the Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ Tiger Eye PI corruption case. There are others who have been suspended for three months in matters unrelated to the aforementioned subject matter. A statement issued yesterday evening and signed by Justice Alex B. Acheampong, […]