Showing posts with label Ghana. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ghana. Show all posts

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Nine Bodies Washed Ashore After Easter Festivities In Tema, Ghana

 One more body has been retrieved at the Sakumono beach on Wednesday, bringing the total number of bodies washed ashore after the Easter Festivities to nine.

Eight bodies were washed ashore in two seperate beaches in Accra in what was suspected to be another holiday disaster.  Reports of revelers drowning in the sea during festive occasions are not new, but the drowning casualties after the Easter festivities appear to be increasing by the day.

Saturday, January 25, 2014

‘Half-caste World’: Mixed-race child business booming in Ghana - reports

According to reports, mixed race baby business is booming in the beautiful city of Accra in Ghana. With $3,000, you can have a mixed race baby without having sex with a person of a different race.

Ghanaian journalist Stephen Kwabena Effah writes about this crazy new trend on
In Ghana, they are regarded as hotcakes. Their complexion put them on a fairly higher pedestal, as they are the ones every guy or lady craves to date - the half-caste!
But ever thought that a time will come for half-caste babies to be bred in Ghana? Well, thanks to modern science, one can have a half-caste or mixed-race baby without necessarily having to marry or have sexual intercourse with a person of different race.

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Navy impounds Suspected Oil Rogues' Vessel From Ghana

The Nigerian Navy, Central Naval Command, has arrested nine Nigerians and three Ghanaians on board a vessel laden with crude oil suspected to have been stolen from Akassa community in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

The suspects were arrested on Friday by operatives of the Forward Operating Base of the Navy, known as FORMOSO, offshore Nun River on board MT FRANKENSEN, allegedly loaded with over 1,092,000 litres of stolen crude oil.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

TB Joshua banned from hosting revival in Ghana after stampede that killed 4

Ghanaian authorities have temporarily banned the Ghana branch of TB Joshua's Synagogue Church of All Nation from hosting revivals, days after four people were killed and 13 more injured in a stampede during a church service on Sunday May 19th. 

Thousands of people flocked to the church after church officials announced that holy water would be distributed. During the rush for the anointed water, three women and one man lost their lives after being trampled over.
Ghanaian authorities said the stampede could have been avoided if the church had used a bigger venue. The church is no longer allowed to hold revivals at their Spintex Auditorium in Accra. 

Monday, May 13, 2013

CHINESE shot dead two Ghanaians Over Illegal Mines in Ghana

Illegal mining activities in the Obuasi area turned nasty on Wednesday, after Chinese, who are also engaged in the illegal mining activities, shot dead two Ghanaians who were acting as landguards to protect the site of their countryman.

The third Ghanaian, whose conditions is said to be critical following the incident, has been rushed to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital from the Obuasi Government Hospital, where he is receiving treatment.

The dead, Eric Kojo Ofori, 32, and Andrew Boateng reportedly questioned the Chinese as to why they had trespassed on their land.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Mahama calls for closer relations between Ghana and Nigeria

President John Dramani Mahama on Friday called for closer relations between Ghana and Nigeria as both countries have had the same developmental potentials and challenges over the years.

He said Ghana would particularly partner Nigeria, which had developed effectively in the banking reforms sector and could share her experiences with others.

President Mahama made this statement when Dr Ngozi Okanjo Iweala, Nigerian Minister for Finance and Economics called on him at the Flagstaff House, Kanda.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Hmnn: Ghana Closes 40 Nigerian Shops

Ghanaian authorities have renewed the siege against foreign traders, as the Ministry of Trade and Industry, at the weekend clamped down over 40 shops belonging to Nigerians.
The shops located at Akanshie, about 200 meters away from the Mokola International Market were occupied by Nigerians, who traded in bicycle spare parts and other accessories.
According to one of the affected traders, Mr. Damien Uduba, their shops were stormed by some officials of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, who compelled them to pack their goods and thereafter had the shops under lock and key. The officials were reported to have secured the shops with their own padlocks, thereby making them inaccessible to the owners.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Nigerian Student Schooling In Ghana Cuts Off Manhood & Swallows It

Was he under a spell? Or is he suffering from some form of mental or psychological trauma? The questions are many on the lips and minds of many who heard the news of a Nigerian student (names withheld) enrolled in one of the numerous tertiary institutions in Ghana who sliced off and swallowed his man-hood penultimate Friday. Although the details are sketchy aa to what led the 25-year-old student to chop-off and literally ingest his manhood but we gathered that he is currently on admission at one of Ghana’s teaching hospitals.

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Two Nigerians Docked For Hacking Into Ghana’s Armed Forces E-mails

Two Nigerians have been arrested for allegedly attempting to divert $13,978 belonging to, Ghanaian peacekeepers after they had succeeded in hacking into the e-mails of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF).
The suspects, Peter Okechukwu, 32, and Emmanuel Ifedi, 31, were arrested by officials of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service at a branch of the United Bank of Africa (UBA) in Accra where they had gone to cash the money.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Ghana Turns Deadly As Party Supporters Clash Over Election Results

Supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) today stabbed a National Democratic Congress (NDC) supporter around Nkrumah circle in Accra according to police authorities.
The controversy over last Friday's election has degenerated in the last few days as supporters of Mr. Nana Akufo-Addo rejected the results of the election claiming it was marred by fraud. Mr. Akufo-Addo has vowed to test the results of the election before the courts.
However, his supporters have grown increasingly restless and embarked street protests and sometimes attacked journalists in the nation's capital.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

1 Dead Dozens Trapped in Ghana Shopping Mall Collapse

 ACCRA (Reuters) - A four-storey building housing a department store in Ghana's capital Accra collapsed on Wednesday, killing at least one person and trapping dozens inside, emergency officials and witnesses said.
Rescue workers pulled at least six people from the rubble, one of them dead and the rest injured, as large crowds gathered to watch, a Reuters witness in the West African country said.
"We are doing our best to get to those trapped. We hear there are about three dozen," Kwame Avevoi, a police officer coordinating the rescue, told Reuters.


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