The Odumase-Krobo Circuit Court, presided over by Mr Asmah Akwasi Asiedu, has sentenced Aminu Ibrahim to 24 months’ imprisonment with hard labour for stealing and unlawfully entering the premises of a trader at Korletsom, a suburb of Odumase-Krobo.
The Effiduase Magistrate Court, presided over by Mr Jacob Amponsah, has sentenced a 65-year-old timber contractor, Elvis Kwadwo Okyere, to six months’ imprisonment for operating and harvesting timber without a valid timber utilisation contract.
The Chief of Gambaga in the East Mamprusi District in the Northern Region, Gambarana Yahaha Wuni, has appealed to the government and corporate entities in Ghana to help him with resources to cater for alleged witches currently seeking refuge in his territory.
The European Union (EU) has supported Christian Aid and Send-Ghana, both non-governmental organisations, with a grant of £656,180 to implement a project in maternal healthcare in some 30 districts in the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions.
The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur, has described the female porters (kayayei ) phenomenon as a national challenge that can only be addressed through a holistic national and inter-sectoral approach.
President John Dramani Mahama yesterday inaugurated the rehabilitated 60km Asante Bekwai - Assin Praso trunk road with a call on Ghanaians, particularly the youth, to bear with the government as it initiates action to either construct new roads and rehabilitate existing ones.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has ordered the board, the management and the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) to, within 14 days, account for five stillborns delivered on February 5, 2014.
Six security men who are alleged to be at the centre of the barbaric treatment meted out to three women for allegedly shoplifting panties at Mr Price Clothing Store, located within the Accra Shopping Mall, have been arrested by the police.
A number of individuals have pledged cash rewards totalling GH₵10,500 (Ten Thousand Five Hundred Cedis) for anyone who provides credible information that will lead to the discovery of the baby boy who went missing from the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi moments after he was born.
The Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a couple to six months’ imprisonment each with no labour for cutting the finger tips of their 10-year old son as punishment for stealing coins and meat in their soup.
The Ghana Girl Guides Association (GGGA) has launched a project under which young women and girls would be taught cake making and other vocations at Amuana-Praso in the Birem North District of the Eastern Region.
The Queenmother of Asafo Number One and Two in Awutu Beraku, Naakye Pobide, has advised women to strive to acquire entrepreneurial skills to engage in profitable businesses that will enable them to support their respective families.