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The suspects, Baba Sali (left) and Danteni Bugre (right)

Ex-convicts Rape 40-year-old Woman

Saturday, September 24, 2016 Residents of the Upper East region are in a deep state of shock after two men, said to be ex-convicts, robbed a 40-year-old woman at Estates in Bolgatanga, the regional capital, and still had an absolute luxury to rape her in a policed community. Police say they have managed to arrest one ...
Some of the homes that have been leveled by the storm

E/R: Wild Wind Levels Homes At Akyem Nkronso

Monday, September 19, 2016 Almost the entire township of Akyem Nkronso in the Eastern region has been ripped apart as a result of a strong wind that blew across the town Saturday. Several homes and properties have been destroyed by the sudden storm. Electricity supply to the community has also been affected throwing the ...

Kakum Park Security Dispatched To Arrest Elephant Invasion

Saturday, September 17, 2016 Authorities at the Kakum National Park have discharged a team of officers to the Assin and Denkyira areas to control the incessant invasion of farms by elephants from the Kakum forest reserve. The measure follows Starr News reportage on elephant invasion and subsequent destruction of farms ...
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C/R: Stray Elephants Invade Farms At Assin South

Friday, September 16, 2016 Farmers at Assin South district of the Central region are appealing to government to step in to save their farms from destruction by stray elephants from the Kakum National Park. The farmers explain that attempts to get the district assembly and the Wild life division in the area to help s ...

Social SPEFA Coalitions: SPEFA Groups Urged To Form Stronger Coalitions

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 The Social Public Accountability and Financial Accountability (SPEFA) Groups in the Bolgatanga Municipal of the Upper East Region, have been urged to form stronger coalitions to enable them engage the Municipal Assembly effectively in demanding accountability and responsiveness from the duty bear ...

Axim Coronates Nkosuohene And Three Other Chiefs 

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 The Chiefs and people of Lower Axim Traditional Area in the Nzema East Municipality of the Western Region have officially coronated their newly installed Nkosuohene and three other Chiefs last Monday. The ceremony was supervised by the Paramount Chief and Vice President of the National Hou ...

NPP Youth Walk For Change In Sissala East

Sunday, September 4, 2016 A group calling itself, Friends of Nana Akufo-Addo, FONAA, have staged what they termed as a political quot;Walk for Change quot; in Tumu the capital of the Sissala East constituency of the Upper West Region. It was a massive and mammoth quot;Walk quot; which was attended by hundreds of youth i ...

V/R: Court Throws Out Case To Delete 60 Names From Voters' Register

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 A Magistrate Court at Agotime Kpetoe in the Volta region has thrown out the case calling for 60 voters to be removed from the Akpokope L.A Primary A and B voters rsquo; register by agents of the New Patriotic Party. The presiding Judge cited lack of knowledge of the electoral laws, elector ...
The new ICT lab

TechAide Installs An EduLab (ICT Centre) At Nyamoransa, Ghana

Sunday, August 28, 2016 The people of Nyamoransa, a coastal community in the Central Region of Ghana, have built a multi-purpose Community Centre in their community to serve as a hub for ICT education, community durbars, a local library and a community space. The EduLab by Techaide was commissioned by Alumni of t ...

 How Young People Are Solving The Violence Against Women Through Social Media

Friday, August 26, 2016 TAMALE, Ghana ndash; Recent reports from community journalists of the Hopin Academy in Tamale, clearly indicate the brutish way in which most of our women are being treated. These prejudices are particularly prevalent in the Kariga, Kumbungu, Savelugu, and Saboba districts. Most of ...
The state of roads at Kakpayili

N/R: Kakpayili Traders Abandon Market Over Poor Roads

Friday, August 26, 2016 Traders at Kakpayili in the Tamale Metropolis have abandoned the only satellite market serving about 10 communities in the area over poor roads. Managers of the facility have been forced to shutdown the facility because traders are vacating the market. The situation is adversely affecti ...

Ghana Pop Music Celebrates Delicious And Healthy Sweet Potato In Northern Region

Friday, August 26, 2016 Tamale, GHANA ndash; Nutrition and health just became pop-star cool in Ghana rsquo;s north. With the planting of the planting of 1.5 million orange-fleshed sweet potato seedlings, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and three of the Northern Region rsquo;s most popular ...

N/R: 16 Minors Rescued From Forced Marriages

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Over 16 under aged children married off by their parents in four communities in the Tatale- Sanguli district of the Northern region have been rescued. The victims were rescued within a spate of three months through efforts by an individual named Simon Kweilla, a student of social welfare i ...
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