6 YEAR BOY DROWNS WHILE CROSSING RIVER TO SCHOOL

A Six year old boy has been drowned in a river while crossing to school
The incident happened at a Farming Community at Torgodo in the Yilo krobo municipality Eastern in the Eastern Region

The body of Tetteh Osmond is yet to be Retrieved despite a search by a Joint Team’s of Nadomo and Local Diverse
The Residents of Torgodo including school children and pregnant woman Risk Lives every day to walk through the River Porpor,whenever it Over flows.
The Recent heavy downpour has Led to the Overflow of the river but residents Forced to Cross with Their Waits While Carrying Foodstuffs to the Nkurakan Market Center While pupils Swim to Attended school in a Nearby Community Azza and Nyamebekye school in the Yilo krobo municipality Eastern Region

Renowned Pastor impregnates married woman; begs husband to accept responsibility

A renowned Pastor of one of the popular churches (name withheld) whose amorous relationship with a married woman was a top gossip topic in the community has resulted in a pregnancy.

The pastor despite committing the adulterous act, is asking the woman at the centre of the entire controversy to convince her legally married husband to accept responsibility indicating that abortion is a greater sin.

A twitter user only identified as Miss Peters shared the story on her twitter page which has left social media buzzing over what could have led both to engage in such an act.

Snippets of information gathered indicate that the woman always leaves her matrimonial home under the guise of going for an all-night service but later ends up at a different location with the pastor.

Though the conduct of the woman was reported to the man said to be currently distraught, he brushed aside those claims indicating that the woman was only prayerful making those snitching her jealous before being greeted with the current situation.

Meanwhile, Miss Peters who gave a rundown of the whole scandal said “
Our family friend’s wife is 5 months preg not by the HUSBAND but by her PASTOR who she always go to 4 prayers. The husband has been crying that he has not touched her for 5 months, she actually refused him sex cuz of the pastor. Now she’s begging her husband to take the pregnancy.”

Alcohol is more harmful than ‘wee’ — Former NACOB Boss

Former Executive Secretary of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB), Akrasi Sarpong, has revealed that even though marijuana (wee) is illegal for the harm it can pose to users, alcohol which is legal, is much more harmful than marijuana, arguing that jailing users of marijuana does not address the issue of “harm” caused by the substance.

“If it is about harm, alcohol is more harmful than marijuana. Tobacco is more harmful than marijuana. It’s is about harm, let’s schedule the harm…and tackle the harm. If you’re going to deal with the harm related to the substance, then you shouldn’t be taking them (marijuana users) to prison. You should be sending them to the hospital,” he told Frema Adunyame in a documentary titled, “Cannabis: a goldmine or a nation wrecker.”

Ghana’s laws (PNDC Law 236) criminalize marijuana use, import, export and its possession mainly because of its link to mental disorders and diseases. But laws make alcohol legal and it is widely available and consumed.

According to reports by the World Health Organization, worldwide, 3 million deaths every year result from harmful use of alcohol, this represents 5.3 % of all deaths in the world.

But many individuals and groups, notably the Rastafari Council, have called for its legalisation for both medical and recreational use, consistently making the point that alcohol and tobacco that are much more injurious to humans are legal while marijuana remains illegal. Their call has been ignored by successive governments.

In the opinion of Mr Sarpong, our laws must stress the welfare and health of citizens as espoused by various UN Conventions, noting that the laws on Marijuana punishes insignificant end users while the kingpins of the trade who benefit the most are let off the hook.

To better fight the marijuana canker in the country, he suggested that the drug lords be arrested and put away from society: “Our challenge in this country is that in the continuum of law enforcement, we touch the small fries and leave the big guys. Our strategy need to be non-violent small fries. We need to be sending them to public health. Education. Prevention. The big guys! We need to arrest them. And put them away for twenty years. So they can’t control anything. That for me is what is called ‘smart Law enforcement delivery.”

Several countries have legalised marijuana for various uses such as export or medical purposes with reported returns of huge revenues.

‘Sex for Grades’ expose: Our undercover operatives were at risk – BBC

The BBC Africa Eye team has revealed to GhanaWeb that probing further to establish a criminal intent by the two lecturers of the University of Ghana implicated in ‘Sex for Grades’ documentary would amount to risking the lives of their undercover operatives.

According to the BBC, the safety of their investigative journalists is a priority and would not be jeopardized.

“Undercover filming requires striking a balance between evidence gathering and the safety of your operatives…continuing to film our interactions with the lecturers further could have risked putting our undercover operatives in harm’s way.”

After the BBC Africa Eye ‘Sex for Grades’ exposé which rocked the country, many victims of sexual harassment began to voice out their experiences.

While some sang songs of praises to the BBC Africa Eye, others were of the view that the documentary lacked concrete evidence to find Prof Gyampo guilty.

However, the BBC in their response to www.ghanaweb.com’s follow up questions indicated that the evidence gathered against Prof. Ransford Gyampo and Dr Paul Kwame Butakor were enough to conclude they breached the University of Ghana’s Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policy.

“We believe we captured ample evidence to show that both Dr Butakor and Prof Gyampo have engaged in behaviour in breach of the University of Ghana’s Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policy.”

Professor Gyampo and Dr Butakor have been suspended by the university and investigations have begun to determine whether they have breached the school’s code of ethics.

Background

The two lecturers at the University of Ghana, Dr Paul Kwame Butakor and Prof Ransford Gyampo, were implicated in a BBC ‘Sex for Grade’ expose.

The documentary showed the two lecturers in compromising situations with undercover journalists who had posed as students of the University of Ghana.

Dr Butakor, a lecturer at the College of Education was seen in the video allegedly having inappropriate conversations with the “student” by asking to be her “side boy”.

Prof Gyampo, also the Head of European Studies at the university, according to the BBC report allegedly proposed marriage to the “student” who was seeking academic favours.

Mensa Otabil, 47 others put before court

A financial consultant and a former lecturer at the Ghana Banking College, Dr. Richmond Attuahene has disclosed that 47 more Directors of the collapsed financial institutions would be put before court.

According to him, apart from the four (4) that have been put before the court and granted bail, others are in line to also appear before the court to face charges of various financial malpractices.

Speaking on Okay FM’s ‘Ade Akye Abia’ program, he explained those other Directors which include; Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom and Pastor Mensa Otabil are all expected to appear before the court.

“The government has assured us of putting all the Directors before the court to be able to retrieve customers’ funds and also be able to safeguard funds of government that were wrongly invested by these Directors, so we are waiting for the appropriate action to be taken,” he said.

He also charged the government to arrest Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom if acts of money laundering is found in his line of business.

William Ato Essien, Founder of the defunct Capital Bank, and three others whose roles allegedly led to the collapse of the bank have been admitted to bail by the Commercial Court (High Court Division).

Ato Essien, who is also a Majority Shareholder of Capital Bank Limited; Tetteh Nettey, Managing Director of MC Management Services, a company established by Essien, and Fitzgerald Odonkor, a former Managing Director of Capital Bank, were admitted to bail in the sum of 200-million cedis each while Kate Quartey Papafio, a businesswoman and Chief Executive officer of Reroy Cables Company Limited, was admitted to bail in the sum of 75 million cedis.

The four accused persons are to provide four sureties each of who are of good character and are of substance.

The Court presided over by Mr. Justice Eric Kyei Baffour, further ordered them to deposit their passports to the Registry.

It further directed the prosecution to furnish all the accused persons with the necessary documents, audios or video recordings that they intend to rely on during the trial.

According to the Court, the State is to comply with the orders by November 13 and adjourned the case to November 20.

Ato Essien is facing 26 counts of conspiracy, stealing and money laundering.

Big Kroasang residents share stream with animals.

ill health is looming at Big Kroasang in Suhum municipality in the Eastern region as residents share stream water with some domestic animals.

The situation is not pleasant and thus the odikro Nana Amo Okanta of the town is at the beg and call of the government to fix a borehole for the people to forestall any health problems.

He laments the people are finding it difficult to find potable water to drink.
The odikro is afraid his folks may get sick as they share water with animals.

Accra Fm news reporter Kofi Michel engaged with Nana Amo Okanta

Some residents appealed to government, NGO’S, MP for Suhum constituency, Frederick Opare Ansah and Suhum municipal chief executive officer Margaret Darko to step in to provide potable water to Big Kroasang community.

Credit: Kwahu Online Radio. Mpraeso – Kwahu.

3 notorious and confidence robbers nabbed by Bibiani citizen vigilantes and handed to the police.

Three robbers Kwadjo Kwarteng 25,(driver),Akwasi Achampong 35,(steal bender) and Kofi Agyemang 39 ( unemployed) believed to have come from Goaso with a Nissan taxi cub with registration number AW 4952- 12 have been arrested by some good Samaritans around the roundabout for stealing GH¢ 10.000 Hundred Million old cedies belonging to one Naomi Boateng from Tano Odumasi in the Atwima Mponua district of Ashanti region.

Speaking to media, the victim Naomi Boateng explained that she sold her car to settle the admission fee of her son who has gained admission to Tarkwah School of mines and have decided to enter into a business venture with the remaining GH¢ 10,000 Hundred Million only to be attacked and nearly made away with the money after she withdrew it from her account at Atwima Mponua Rural Bank in Bibiani.

We are joyful over the good performance of BECE candidates: Corsah Students.

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has begun the processes for placement of students that passed their Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) into Senior High School(SHS). GES made the announcement in a statement signed by its public Relations Officer, Cassandra Twum Ampofo.The announcement follows the release of 2019 BECE results by the West African Examinations Council(WAEC) on August 29, 2019.

About 173 candidates had their examination cancelled for alleged malpractices with over 2,000 and others having their results withheld by the council pending further investigations into alleged of malpractices.

According to students of Corsah and Partners Boarding School at Sefwi Bekwai in the Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai Municipality of Western North could not hide their joy but rather expressed their profound gratitude to the headmaster and teachers in the school for the tremendous hard work done for their past seniors and encouraged themselves to follow the same trend.

They told Kwame Kontor Boateng that since the school was established in 1984 has been describe best in the region and has won presidential awards in succession. The students also did not base only on academics but also praised the teachers,the disciplinary aspect and other activities performed in the school.Our last grade this time was 10, and we hope in the near future, we can rise above and set a record.

Teachers and Parent Teacher Association (PTA) share their secret about the success that has resulted the good performance was due to obedience and numerous activities performed in the school.

A WOMAN GOT ACCIDENT IN THE YEAR 2000 LIFE HAS BECOME UNBEARABLE FOR HER

A 50 year old Mad Akosua Bour met her current unfortunate state in 2000 when she was on her usual routine as a yam seller. She was travelling from Subaam in the Sekyere Afram Plains in the Ashanti region, when the cargo car heavily packed with yams stopped and the driver asked her to come down from the top of the car so he can park well and unload the items, due to the slippery nature of the road in the heavy rain, she slipped and fell. Unknown to the driver, he moved the vehicle and it passed on her while she was still on the ground. 19years after the accident, Mad Akosua has become dependent on others as life has become unbearable for her. She has no place to lay her head and she wait for others to finish eating before they pass her the left overs. She husband whom she has three kids with abandon her and the kids after the accident.
CUE:
She sometimes feel like committing suicide by poisoned herself because she feels she is the cause of her children unhappiness as her elder daughter lost her marriage due to the fact that she want her mum to stay with her and the husband didn’t want it that way. She couldn’t choose her husband over her mum and thus the divorce. Therefore she is pleading with the general public to come to her aid and assist her.

A/R: FOUR PEOPLE SHOCKED WITH ELECTRIC WIRE AT ASANTE AKYEM WENCHI ,TWO DEAD AND OTHERS IN SERIOUS CONDITION.

Asante Akyem Akyem wenchi is a town near Bompata where four people has been shocked with electric wire leading two dead and others in serious condition.
The incident happened that , there is a funeral ceremony at wenchi presby so due to the crowd over they were trying to fine more canopies for sympathizers ,so they take the canopy from presby church to durbar ground, unfortunately it hits the electric wire leading two dead and two in serious condition

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Story by OHENE SOMUAH
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