The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) yesterday commemorated this year’s World Press Freedom Day at the Accra International Press Centre on the theme: "30 Years after the Windhoek Declaration: Information as a public good".
BY: Benjamin Glover, Della Russel Ocloo & Felicia Kwarteng
Scores of police personnel from the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Unit, Marine Police and the Formed Police Unit (FPU) yesterday patrolled the coastline to enforce the measures instituted by the government to deter people from trooping to the beaches.
It will require the collective effort of all Ghanaians to pull the country back to moral sanity. The President of the Presbyterian University College, Ghana (PUCG), Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Adow Obeng, who made the point, said: “Educational, media, traditional, religious, political and opinion leaders have to acknowledge the reality of the problem and begin to take concrete and selfless measures to address it.”
Four months after the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) busted a series of baby-harvesting and child-trafficking syndicates in Accra, more people have stepped forward with horrifying tales of missing babies.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bahmed Travel and Tours, Alhaji Ahmed Bandoh has refuted allegations that he was involved in the operations of a fake currency syndicate that was busted at the Kotoka International Airport.
One hundred and forty-two students from five communities in the Shama District of the Western and Greater Accra Regions have received full scholarships to enable them pursue their education at the tertiary level.
The Somanya District Commander of the Ghana Police Service, Superintendent Andrews Anyani, has cautioned teachers to be weary of the law on defilement, rape, abduction and other sexually related offences as they go about their duties.