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The students have been asked to go home following students protest

Bolgatanga Senior High School Closed Down After Riot

Bolgatanga Senior High School Closed Down After Riot. The Bolgatanga Senior High School (BIGBOSS) in the Upper East Region has been closed down by the school authorities following riots by students on Monday. The students were protesting the death of their fellow student, identified as Emmanuel Bawa who reportedly fell and died after a hot chase by a housemaster.

December 2, 2014 ·
 
Pharmacy Council Restoring Sanity in U/W Region

Pharmacy Council Restoring Sanity in U/W Region

Pharmacy Council Restoring Sanity in U/W Region. The Upper West regional branch of the Pharmacy Council has started a rigorous exercise of restoring sanity to the pharmaceutical environment in the Upper West region. The council commenced unannounced visits to some over-the-counter (OTC) medicine stores and pharmacy shops over the week. Nine shops in Wa municipality and Wa East districts were […]

November 30, 2014 ·
 
Anas Calls on Director-General of Ghana Health Service to ‘Wake Up’

Anas Calls on Director-General of Ghana Health Service to ‘Wake Up’

Anas Aremeyaw Anas writes to Director-General of Ghana Health Service. Investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has penned down a letter to the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira, asking him to wake up and act now to save the country’s ailing healthcare system. In 2012, Anas went undercover to expose a quack doctor, Joshua Drah, who operated […]

November 29, 2014 ·
 
‘Women in Peace’ Calls for Peace in Wa

‘Women in Peace’ Calls for Peace in Wa

Women in Peace Calls for Peace in Wa. The secretary for Women in Peace, an NGO in the Wa diocese of the Upper West region has met the feuding factions in the recent conflict in Wa to plead for calm. About two weeks ago, the Upper West regional capital experienced some violent clashes between two factions in which people were […]

November 28, 2014 ·
 
Investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas

Anas Arameyaw Anas exposes fake doctors in Nigeria

Anas Arameyaw Anas investigation leads to arrest of 3 fake doctors in Nigeria. •Award-winning series Africa Investigates back on Al Jazeera •African journalists go undercover to expose fake doctors in Delta State, leading to three arrests In this week’s episode of Africa Investigates, Anas Arameyaw Anas and Rosemary Nwaebuni go undercover with secret cameras to expose fake doctors in Delta […]

November 28, 2014 ·
 
Yaw Akrasi Sarpong

Mahama Dissolves Narcotics Control Board (NACOB)

Narcotics Control Board dissolved by Government. Drug law enforcement agency, Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has been dissolved by President John Dramani Mahama. Government has given no official statement why the board was dissolved.  According to the Chief of Staff, Prosper Bani, further details will follow in due course.

November 22, 2014 ·
 
British High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin

Cocaine Saga: British High Commission Denies collaborating with NACOB

British High Commission Denies collaborating with NACOB. Contrary to earlier claims by the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) that the arrest of cocaine courier, Nayele Ametefeh was a collaborative effort with the British authorities, the UK High Commission has come out to deny such claims. 32-year-old Nayele Ametefeh was arrested by security operatives at the Heathrow Airport in London on November […]

November 21, 2014 ·
 
Wa Islamic SHS students were brutalized by military men

Soldiers Unleash Terror on Wa Islamic SHS Students

Soldiers Unleash Terror on Wa Islamic SHS Students.   Academic activities at the Islamic Senior High School in Wa, the Upper West regional capital came to a standstill after police and military personnel besieged the campus in their quest to restore calm on campus. Students of the school on Thursday morning refused to eat breakfast and declined to take part […]

November 20, 2014 ·
 
Nayeli Ametefeh

Ghanaian woman carrying cocaine arrested at Heathrow Airport, Gov. Denies she was holding diplomatic passport

Ghanaian woman carrying cocaine arrested at Heathrow Airport. A 32-year-old Ghanaian woman has been arrested at the Heathrow Airport in London for drug trafficking. Nayeli Ametefeh was arrested by security operatives at the airport with cocaine weighing 12.kg. Government has denied she was traveling with a diplomatic passport.

November 17, 2014 ·
 
‘Soul Takers’

Anas Unhappy With DVLA Over ‘Soul Takers’ Officials

Anas Unhappy with DVLA Over ‘Soul Takers’ Officials. Top undercover Journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas is not happy with the way DVLA is handling the case involving corrupt officials indicted in his “Soul Takers” documentary. Earlier this year, complicit officials were exposed in Anas’ investigative series ‘Soul Takers’ which was premiered at the National Theatre. This report sheds more light on […]

October 27, 2014 ·
 
Mahama is currently in the UK on a state visit.

PHOTOS: President John Mahama Meets Queen Elizabeth II

Prez. John Mahama Meets Queen Elizabeth II. President John Mahama and his wife, Lordina, on Thursday paid a courtesy call on 88-year-old Queen Elizabeth II at the Buckingham Palace in London. The meeting was one of the many engagements by the President as part of his visit to the United Kingdom. Mahama and the Queen informally discussed issues of common […]

October 24, 2014 ·
 
Archbishop Nicholas Duncan: God says Ebola is looking for a door to enter Ghana

Archbishop Nicholas Duncan: God says Ebola is looking for a door to enter Ghana

Archbishop Nicholas Duncan: God warns Ghana against Ebola. The founder of Christian Action Faith International Ministries, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan is calling on Christians to fast and pray because the deadly Ebola virus is likely to enter Ghana between October and November. According to Archbishop Duncan, God woke him up from his sleep and revealed to him that the Ebola virus […]

October 13, 2014 ·