Accra, Nov. 27, GNA – Mr Abuga Pele, National Coordinator of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) has called on coordinators of the Programme to pay all interns who do not have appointment letters but have introductory letters and have their names on their pay roll.
This according to him, such beneficiaries are genuine but might have either misplaced their appointment letters were not issued with one.
Some officials of the Rent Control Department in Accra, near the Tema Station have been fingered for conniving with some landlords in the city to unduly eject tenants from their residences, our investigations have revealed.
Some officials of the department, it was discovered, have forgone their core duties under the Rent Act, 1963 (act 220) and the Rent Control Act 1986 (PNDCL 138) by establishing a system of lawlessness that gives room to bribery and corruption to pursue their agenda.
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, flag-bearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party, has indicated, unequivocally, that he will not back down from his renowned ‘all-die-be-die’ mantra ahead of the 2012 elections.
The opposition leader in February this year stirred the hornet’s nest when he made the controversial ‘all-die-be-die’ statement in the Eastern Region, admonishing party members to be vigilant and not succumb to intimidation from political opponents.
An airport security supervisor in Ghana has been indicted for helping an international drug ring smuggle heroin into the United States through the Dulles International Airport.
The West African drug operation paid couriers up to $15,000 per trip to transport kilos of heroin, either in carry-on luggage or stitched into a wig of artificial hair, according to the U.S. Attorney Office for Eastern Virginia.
The Upper East regional correspondent of the Enquirer Newspaper Samuel Abane was one of about 30 persons who died in a car crash near Savelugu this morning.
His body was identified at the Tamale Teaching Hospital by his media colleagues who went round with the Tamale mayor, Alhaji Haruna Friday to assess the extent of casualties.
Private cemetery operators have taken advantage of inadequate space for the burial of the dead in Accra to charge bereaved families exorbitant fees or rents for parcels of land to give their beloved relatives final resting place.
The fees vary depending on the location of the cemeteries and whether or not the dead is an adult or a child.
Cape Coast, Nov. 25, GNA - A circuit court in Cape Coast on Thursday remanded a 40-year-old mason, Kofi Karikari in prison custody for allegedly kidnapping and defiling a 15- year- old junior high school (JHS) student at Assin Praso
Karikari who pleaded not guilty would reappear on Thursday December 1, 2011.
General Secretary of the NPP says recent revelations that president Mills is behind Koku Anyidohu's infamous comments is proof of the "hypocritical aspect of the president" the NPP has always talked about.
Sir John said it was rather unfortunate that President Mills who has always portrayed himself as a peaceful leader would be behind such infamous comments that would bring some kind of "heat" in the country.
"This is the president who prides himself as the 'asomdwe hene' of this nation. A president who sees no evil, hears no evil and does no evil. A christian that he professes to be and a president who at all times has admonished that insults ought to stop in this country.
Odoben (C/R) Nov 26, GNA - Madam Nkrumah Aboah, Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Chief Executive, was on Saturday elected the parliamentary candidate for the National Democratic Party (NDC) in a primaries, held at Odoben.