Source: citifmonline.com - A private legal practitioner, Bright Akwetey, has described as questionable, the modus operandi of investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, in uncovering the alleged bribery in the judiciary.
Mills’ statue is poor - Wontumi 24/09/2015
Source: The Chronicle - The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Bernard Antwi Boasiako, popularly known as Chairman Wontumi, has expressed disgust at what he says was a grotesque portrayal of the late President John Evans Atta Mills in a statue erected at the Atta Mills Senior High School, located at Ekumfi Etuam in the Central Region.
First year day SHS students to pay GH¢324.50 as fees 24/09/2015
Source: citifmonline.com - The Public Relations Officer of the Education Ministry, Francis Gbadago, has justified the decision to charge first-year day SHS students in excess of three hundred Ghana cedis as fees.
This comes despite the implementation of the free day secondary education policy by government.
750,000 Teens impregnated in 2014 24/09/2015
Source: The Chronicle - The Deputy Minister – Gender, Children and Social Protection –Mrs. Della Sowah has attributed the high rate of teenage pregnancy in the country to lack of effective sex education both at home and in the schools.
Farmer remanded for killing 26 year old pregnant woman 24/09/2015
Source: GNA - A farmer, who was nabbed with the clitoris and pubic hair of a pregnant woman after murdering her, on Wednesday appeared before the Accra Central Magistrate Court.
Abudu Mohammed, who is being held for murdering Amina Amadu, a 26 year old pregnant woman, has had his plea reserved.
Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha 24/09/2015
Source: starrfmonline.com - Muslims in Ghana are joining their colleagues around the world to mark the Eid al-Adha.
The celebration is one of the two most important festivals on the Muslim calendar.
The festival is marked annually to commemorate the symbolic sacrifice and service of Prophet Abraham to Allah.
Like Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha begins with a Sunnah prayer of two rakats followed by a sermon (khutbah).
47 NDC aspirants vetted in Upper East 24/09/2015
Forty-seven National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Aspirants in the Upper East Region were on Tuesday, vetted in Bolgatanga by the National and Regional Executives of the party.
Hon. Albert AbongoOut of the forty-seven aspirants contesting the fifteen constituencies in the region, only three of them are females.
Some of the aspirants include incumbent Members of Parliament (MP). They are Mr Cletus Avoka, MP for Zebilla, Mr Abuga Pele, MP for the Chiana-Paga Constituency, Mr Dominic Azumah Azimbe, MP for Garu Tempane, Madam Hajia Lardi, MP for Pusiga, Mr Opam Brown, MP for Bolgatanga Central, Mr Dominic Ayine, MP for Bolgatanga East and Mr Mark Woyongo, the MP for Navrongo Central.
Meanwhile the MP for the Bongo Constituency, Mr Albert Abongo,
International Building Construction and Property Exhibition to open 24/09/2015
Source: GNA - The 13th International Building Construction and Property Exhibition opens in Accra on Thursday, September 24 to showcase the various products, services and technology in the building and property industry.
The four-day event, on the theme: “Alternative Energy, A Must for Socio-Economic Development," would also seek to offer best deals that people can find in the industry.