Source: GNA - The Ghana Heath Service (GHS) has denied that there is an outbreak of guinea worm in Upper West Akyem in the Eastern Region.
Source: Ghanaian Times - Over 2,000 young ladies who migrated to the Gulf States of Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon within the past five months to seek greener pastures have been left stranded.
Investigation by the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has revealed that the young ladies were assisted by fake recruitment agencies who assured of them job opportunities in the hospitality industry with flexible working hours.
Source: citifmonline.com - Minority Spokesperson on Energy, K.T Hammond is confident that the Ivory Coast government’s latest lawsuit seeking to stop Tullow Oil and its partners from exploring oil over the disputed area between Ghana and that country will prove fruitless.
Source: citifmonline.com - An Indonesian and Ethiopian ban on citizens travelling to work as maidservants in Middle-Eastern countries has forced those countries to shift their attention to young Ghanaian women seeking such opportunities.
Source: Tv3network.com - Ghana’s presidential aircraft, the Falcon 900 caught fire on Tuesday when it attempted a second take-off at the Kotoka International Airport after a failed first attempt.
This was confirmed by the Ghana Armed Forces in a statement signed by Lt. Commander Andy La-Anyane, a Deputy Director in charge of information and communication for the Ghana Armed Forces.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - State security forces—mainly police, military and security intelligence officers—are the leading violators of the right to freedom of expression in West Africa, according to the latest monitoring report by the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA). This report, titled West Africa Free Expression Monitor, analyses incidents of freedom of expression violations in the region during the period of September to December 2014.
Source: starrfmonline.com - Three children have drowned in a well being used for irrigation purposes in the Akuapem North municipality of the Eastern region.
The children - Stephen Kwadwo Baah 6, Adam Addo 4, and Kwadwo Offei 6 – went missing on Friday and were later found to have drowned in the well at Nyamebekyere, a farming community.