Category: News

Brong Ahafo NHIA Organizes End of Year Review Meeting

The National Health Insurance Authority in the Brong Ahafo region have organized an end of year review meeting for 2014 at Sunyani, under the theme: Eleven Years of NHIS Implementation in the Brong Ahafo Region, Successes, Challenges and the way forward. AG. Regional Director, Sebastian Alagpulinsa said they have achieved a total active membership registration of 1,507,469 representing 61% coverage […]

Jamaica Passes New Law That Will Legalize Use & Cultivation Of Marijuana

Jamaica Passes New Law That Will Legalize Use & Cultivation Of Marijuana

Despite its deep ties with the country’s culture, marijuana is illegal in Jamaica. The country has however made steps to change that, with lawmakers passing an act that decriminalizes it. According to the new act, possession of up to 2oz (56.6g) of marijuana is now a petty offence that would not result in a criminal record. Also, cultivation of five […]

Prez Mahama hails Akufo-Addo in Parliament, says ‘Respect, Nana’

Prez Mahama hails Akufo-Addo in Parliament, says ‘Respect, Nana’

Written by  Samuel K. Obour | The Chamber of Parliament erupted in applause when President John Dramani Mahama briefly suspended his 2015 State of the Nation Address to acknowledge the presence of his political rival, Nana Akufo-Addo. The moment came when President Mahama informed Parliament of plans to improve the road network at Kyebi in the Eastern Region, which also happens […]

Dumsor: Govt opts for $700m solution while $200m alternative sits idle

Dumsor: Govt opts for $700m solution while $200m alternative sits idle

Source: myjoyonline.com A $700m emergency power deal with a Dubai company has been criticized as unwise because, as a power-thirsty but cash-strapped nation, Government could buy that power for $200m. African Center for Energy Policy has explained at Joy FM’s Power Forum that Government can get value for money by dealing with an American company, General Electric. “One wonders why […]

IEA must support corruption claims with evidence – Gov’t

IEA must support corruption claims with evidence – Gov’t

Source: Flagstaff House Communications Bureau Government has rejected a survey by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) which ranked the Office of the President as the second most corrupt institution in the country. A statement signed by the Minister for Communications, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah said, “Government strenuously rejects any such suggestion that the Office is corrupt, let alone being the second most corrupt […]

Nayele cocaine suspects freed (photos)

Nayele cocaine suspects freed (photos)

Written by  Nana Konadu Agyeman Six persons accused of playing various roles that paved the way for Nayele Ametefeh to carry 12.5 kilogrammes of cocaine to the United Kingdom were discharged by the Accra Circuit Court Tuesday. The court took the decision after a state prosecutor, Ann Penelope Marmatta, had filed a nolle prosequi. Nolle prosequi is filed when the […]

Police arrest Tonaton.com fraudster

Police arrest Tonaton.com fraudster

Written by  Emelia Ennin Abbey Another man is in the grip of the police for allegedly using Tonaton.com, a free online marketplace, to defraud a Madina- based businessman. Aikins Kwabena Afful, 38, was arrested by the Commercial Crime Unit of the Ghana Police Service after being on the run for nearly three months. The Director of the Commercial Crime Unit, Superintendent […]

Confirmed: Lovers died from ‘generator’ fumes

Confirmed: Lovers died from ‘generator’ fumes

Written by  Emelia Ennin Abbey | The cause of death of the two love birds who were found in their room at Gbegbeyise, near Dansoman, has finally been established. The autopsy and special analysis on the bodies of the two have confirmed that they died from carbon monoxide poisoning. Pathologists at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital examined the bodies of […]

I’m responsible for 5 cases – Robbery suspect tells police

I’m responsible for 5 cases – Robbery suspect tells police

More victims have identified Bernard Kofi Owusu Acheampong as the suspect who robbed and raped them in the Dansoman area. Though the Dansoman Police have recorded 10 cases in which the victims were robbed and raped, Acheampong has admitted that he was responsible for five of them. Yet during an identification parade in Accra where Acheampong was lined up among […]

Three Friends Find Themselves Pregnant At The Same Time (PHOTO)

Three Friends Find Themselves Pregnant At The Same Time (PHOTO)

How cute is this? Three Abuja-based friends who found themselves pregnant at the same time decided to throw a triple baby shower. Congrats to the beautiful ladies. Source: bellanaija.com