Thursday, September 19, 2019


President Akufo-Addo attends 74th Session of UN General Assembly, returns October 1

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has left Ghana for the United States to lead Ghana’s delegation to the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, ABC News can report. He was accompanied by the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo; Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway; Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta; Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen; Minister of Planning, Prof. Gyan Baffuor; and officials from the Presidency and Foreign Ministry. In his absence, the...

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I will not rest until CID boss is sacked – Kennedy Agyapong

The Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong has declared his support for the dismissal of the Director-General of the Criminal Investigative Department, Maame Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, stressing that he will not rest until the CID boss is removed from office, ABC News can report. In the view of the lawmaker, the CID boss was not fit to occupy the position as she had persistently displayed gross level of incompetence in her service delivery. Speaking...

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FDA issues new water labelling directives; defaulters to pay GH₵30, 000

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has directed producers and manufacturers of sachet and bottled water to make visible vital information on their products as part of new labeling guidelines issued by the Authority, ABC News can report. The new directive, which takes effect October 1 this year, is to ensure that the public easily identifies all essential product information at the point of purchase as well as facilitate effective and efficient market surveillance. Per...

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I invented AfroDancehall genre of music – Stonebwoy

Award-winning Dancehall artiste, Livingstone Etse Satekla, popularly known as Stonebwoy has acclaimed himself the originator of the AfroDancehall genre of music, ABC News can report. In a twitter post, the "Bawasaaba" hitmaker expressed delight that the AfroDancehall genre had gained popularity beyond the shores of Ghana and took credit for it. The musician explained that “AfroDancehall” is a mixture of AfroBeats and Dancehall. The BET award-winner argued that he was the first to introduce the...

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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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