Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The Live in Accra Jazz Festival featuring an array of local and foreign artistes, will take off on Friday, April 24, at the +233 Jazz Bar and Grill with a performance by Freshly Ground, a group of musicians from Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Source: adomonline.com - Two persons have lost their lives from gunshots fired in a clash at Agbogbloshie market, according to a report on Adomonline.com
Source: citifmonline.com - Minister of Trade and Industry Dr. Ekow Spio-Garbrah has called on South Africa to call its citizen to order following recent xenophobic attacks there.
Some Ghanaian businesses have been forced to halt operations in areas affected by the attacks.
Already, Nigeria have warned they will shut down South African businesses in Nigeria if South Africa does not call its citizens to order.
Source: Starrfmonline.com - Reports gathered by Starr News indicate that violence has broken out at the Agbobloshie market in Accra.
It is not yet clear what triggered the violence in one of the biggest markets in Accra, but an eyewitness who spoke to Morning Starr said the situation is getting messy.
Source: adomonline.com - A ten-year-old girl has been brutally defiled by an unknown man in Accra.
The girl, who is currently receiving treatment at the Achimota Hospital, narrated her ordeal to Adom News that a man who she cannot identify forced her into a room one afternoon and defiled her.
Source: Atinkaonline.com - The current challenges and hardships in South Africa which have led to the recent xenophobic attacks can be blamed on the actions of its former leader and global icon, the late Nelson Mandela, Kwesi Pratt Jnr, Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper has said.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - Parliament has ratified the law that imposes a five per cent flat Value Added Tax (VAT) on the real estate sector.
This paves the way for companies operating in the industry to levy five per cent on the houses they sell and remit same to the government.
Source: Daily Guide Ghana - The controversial YFM presenter, Adaeze Onyinyechie Ayoka aka Princess Ada, who allegedly staged her own kidnapping and gang-raping has threatened to commit suicide.
Princess Ada, the radio diva, is reported to have pleaded with her mother to allow her to take her own life.
Source: myjoyonline.com - Four persons on Friday threatened to burn down the South African High Commission in Accra in the heat of the xenophobic attacks on foreigners in South Africa.
South Africa's High Commissioner to Ghana, Ms. Lulama Xingwana, who disclosed this to the media in Accra on Monday, said the Commission has been receiving threats from persons she did not name.
Source: tv3network.com - Police in South Africa’s Free State will on Monday, April 20 conduct autopsy on four Ghanaians found dead in a salon in the northern city of Heilbron over the weekend.
“The police are saying they can only give us further information on Monday when they do the autopsy and then we will know the cause of death,” said Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Kwesi Ahwoi.
Source: adomonline.com The Greater Accra Regional Police have confirmed that one person has been arrested in connection with the YFM presenter's abduction and rape saga currently making waves in Ghana.
The suspect, DSP Efia Tengey, addressing a press conference at the Regional headquarters in Accra said he is from the Abossey Okai suburb of Accra where the whole incident is believed to have been staged.
Source: starrfmonline.com - The 2016 Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described governance under President John Mahama as “poor” and “very ineffective”.
In an exclusive interview with Bola Ray on Starr Chat on Starr 103.5FM Wednesday, Nana Addo said Ghana has largely retrogressed under the leadership of President Mahama.
Source: GNA - Dr Kaku Kyiamah, a renowned Food Scientist has revealed that Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a developmental disability caused by differences in the brain can be treated with the appropriate diet and support.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) of the University of Ghana has questioned the method used by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) in capturing unemployment figures.
Dayly Graphic Ghana - The Auditor-General has proposed the formation of a five-member Joint Working Group (JWG) to work on the format by which the Attorney-General can initiate action through the legal process to recover stolen or misapplied state funds.
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