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Ghanaian Journalist Jefferson Sackey Awarded Doctorate Degree By American University

Monday, September 01, 2014 Ghanaian journalist Jefferson Sackey of Multimedia Group has been handed an honorary doctorate degree by the Day Spring Christian University of Mississipi, USA during a ceremony in Accra.Day Spring Christian University awarded him an Honorary Doctorate in Humanity for his contribution to ...

Focus On Young African Acheivers---Richard Paa Kofi Botchwey

Saturday, August 30, 2014 Richard Paa Kofi Botchwey, was born was born on the 30th of August, 1990 in Appiekrum a village in Bogoso in the Western part of Ghana. His father was a farmer as well as his mother a petty trader. When he was five years, his mother gave his siblings plenty food when they returned from school and ...

To Become A World Champion Is Easy—Azumah Nelson Admits

Friday, August 29, 2014 Former WBC Super Featherweight Champion Professor Barima Azumah Nelson has said that to become a World Champion in boxing is easy but the ability for one to stay on top for at least four years is what makes the difference.The boxing hall of famer who visited the Presidential Commission of ...

Samuel Gyabah Wins Viasat-1 Maiden Game Changer Challenge

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Viasat1 has announced Samuel Gyabah as the winner of the maiden edition of Game Changers competition, a project aimed at bringing a change to childrens education in Ghana. The project, which is a Viasat1 Corporate Responsibility initiative with partnership from Reach for Change, was announced in ...

First Ghanaian Elected To International Humanist Organisation

Thursday, August 21, 2014 Roslyn Mould from Accra, is the first Ghanaian to be elected to the International Humanist and Ethical Youth Organisation IHEYO. Despite a record number of nominations this year, Ms Mould now holds the position of Secretary of the African Working Group, whose President is Ugandan Kato Mukasa.[/ ...
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Two convicted over kidnapping of a female teacher

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Nkawie Ash, Aug 19, GNA - A businessman and another person accused of kidnapping a female teacher at Atwima-Agogo in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District have been convicted by the Nkawie Circuit Court, presided over by Mr Michael Johnson Abbey. Osei Kofi, 30, the businessman, and Kwabena Darko, 25 a ...
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Farmer in trouble over alleged attempt to kill spouse

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Bibiani W/R, Aug 19, GNA - The Bibiani Circuit Court, presided over by Mr Baptist Filson, has ordered a farmer to be held in prison custody for allegedly attempting to kill his wife over her careless in handling his favoured delicacy - pork. Dada Dambira, 21, reportedly attacked the woman in a ...

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Mason jailed 20 years for defiling minor

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Accra Aug. 19, GNA - A 35 year old mason Isaac Teiko Tagoe was on Tuesday sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court for defiling a three and half year old girl at Akweteman, Accra. This was after the court presided over by Ms Sedina Agbemava had found him guilty on the charge ...
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Gender Ministry holds walk to end violence against women

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Accra, Aug. 19, GNA - The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has organised a health walk in the Ashiaman Municipality to end gender-based violence against women and promote sexual reproductive rights in the country. The walk was to promote the welfare of women and children throug ...
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Man jailed 21 years for robbery

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Kumasi, Aug. 19, GNA - A Kumasi Circuit Court, presided over by Mr William Boampong has sentenced a man accused of robbing a student of her money and cellular phone to 21 years imprisonment in hard labour. Elijah Alaale, 23, attacked the victim, Munira Hamidu, in her room at Amanfrom near Kumasi ...
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Court remands two on robbery charge

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Accra, Aug. 19, GNA - Two persons who were said to have abetted, conspired and robbed one Enoch Kwarteng of his Toyota Corolla Taxi, were on Tuesday remanded into police custody by an Accra circuit court. The two, David Amoah and Jacob Nyarko, were charged for conspiracy. David was also charged ...
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Court remands 22-year old for robbery

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Accra, Aug. 19, GNA - An Accra circuit court on Tuesday remanded Seidu Mohammed, unemployed, in police custody for robbery and causing unlawful damage. The accused person pleaded not guilty and would re-appear on September 2. Counsel for the accused person told the court that his clien ...
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Father, student granted bail over incest and abduction

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Accra Aug. 19, GNA - A 40-year old driver Edem Fedeluy who is accused of impregnating his 17- year- old daughter at Adenta, Accra on Tuesday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Fedeluy charged with incest pleaded not guilty, but the court presided over by Ms Sedina Agbemava admitted him ...
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