Thursday, September 19, 2019


Calls for resignation of CID Boss unfair, she did all a mother could do for us – Families of Takoradi girls

The families of the now-deceased Takoradi girls have dissociated themselves from calls by some Ghanaians for the Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Maame Tiwaa Addo-Danquah to resign for the role she played during investigations into the kidnap of the four girls, ABC News can report According to some members of the Koranchie and Bentum families, but for the regular calls and support from the camp of the CID Boss, they may not have...

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Chaos at Black Star Square over school placements an international disgrace – Okudzeto

Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has described as 'embarrassing and an international disgrace', the recent happenings at the Black Star Square over the Computerized School Selection Placement System (CSSPS), ABC News can report. The Black Star Square is the designated location set up by the Ghana Education Service in the Greater Accra Region to address challenges of students who recently graduated from the Junior High School but have been unsuccessful gaining...

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Marginal increase in food prices expected following fuel price hikes

ABC News has gathered that prices of foodstuff are likely to go up between two and five percent in the next couple of weeks due to increase in cost of transportation. Content Manager at Esoko Ghana; a commodity analyst, Francis Danso Adjei, explains that prices should have dropped around this time of the year as foodstuff is being harvested. But aching to the current situation, prices of foodstuff is likely to go up within the...

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DKB represents Ghana comedy on BBC Arts Hour on Tour

BBC World Service was in Accra, Ghana, this week to record the world-renowned radio program, The Arts Hour on Tour. The theme for this edition was “The Year of Return.” Host Nikki Bedi was joined on stage, at the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, by the award-winning actress Lydia Forson, artist Kwame Akoto Bamfo, award-winning rapper M.anifest, singer Cina Soul and Ghana’s comedy king DKB. With the mentioned guests, the host, Nikki Bedi discussed issues...

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Crime & Punishment

Family of three shot, burnt to death at Tsopoli in Accra

Family of three consisting of a couple and their three-year-old son have been shot and burnt to death in their Pick up vehicle by unknown assailants ABC News has gathered. The Prampram Divisional Police Commander, ACP Dodzi Hlordzi, confirmed this tragic incident on Friday on Accra based Adom FM.  He said the man, named Quao Omar, a 50-year-old livestock farmer was going to fetch water at Saglemi when the attackers shot him in the bush....

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23 students killed in boarding house fire in Liberia

At least 23 children have been killed in a fire at a boarding school in a suburb near the Liberian capital Monrovia. Information gathered by ABC News indicates that the fire broke out in the early hours of today when school students were sleeping in a building attached to a mosque. Liberian Police say they are still looking for bodies in the ruins of the building. President George Weah earlier today tweeted his condolences to...

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