Monthly Archives: August 2015

Mother of twins fined for forging BECE documents

The 40-year old woman who forged the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) documents and attempted to obtain admission for her twin -daughters at Wesley Girls High School in Cape Coast, has been fined GHȼ 960.00. The Cape Coast Circuit Court, convicted Ruth Fosua, cleaner and a resident of Pokuase in Accra, and would in default serve a three- month prison ...

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Journalist detained for article on Alassanne Ouattara’s wealth

An Ivorian journalist, Joseph Gnahoua Titi, is standing trial in Abidjan for writing an article about the wealth of the Ivorian President Alassanne Ouattara On July 31, 2015, Joseph Gnahoua Titi, managing editor of the Aujourd’hui newspaper, appeared before an examining magistrate in Cote d’Ivoire for “disseminating false information” and “libel against the head of state.” Before his arrest and detention at ...

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Champions League draw: Man Utd v Club Brugge, Celtic v Malm

Manchester United will play Belgium’s Club Brugge and Celtic have been drawn against Swedish side Malmo in the Champions League play-off round. Brugge finished top of the Belgian league last season but were second in the title play-offs, while Malmo are sixth in the Swedish league. The first legs of the play-off ties will take place on 18-19 August, with ...

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Let’s build a formidable NPP – Nana Addo

“To overturn the margin in Odododiodioo in 2016 will not be an easy task. I believe it is, however, doable, if we work hard and are united. To the executives, please, help Nii Lante Bannerman, whether you supported him or not. The primaries are over, and it is the tradition of the NPP that we always rally behind the winner, ...

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June 3 disaster caused by cigarette smoker- Committee

The committee set up by government to investigate the June 3rd flood and fire disasters at the Kwame Nkrumah circle is accusing one Seth Kwesi Ofosu of causing the fire. The committee believes a lit cigarette smoked by Mr Ofosu caused the fire. The committee is not clear yet whether the action by the suspect was deliberate. He was said to ...

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7 WONDERFUL HEALTHY SNACK IDEAS TO HELP YOU STAY IN GREAT SHAPE

Everyone strives to stay in shape and it’s one of the many goals that top the New Year’s list of change that everyone makes. But how often do you actually stick to your plan? Many times, as the hustle and bustle of life gets to you, you place your health on the back burner. You may place it on the ...

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10 PROMISES THAT ALL COUPLES SHOULD MAKE TO EACH OTHER

Before you head out on that first date, the only promise you and your date make to each other is that you’ll actually turn up. At the back of your head, you’re not even sure that you’ll stick to this promise. After all, you’re pretty darn nervous and you’ve never even met the guy, so what does it really matter ...

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NDC executives remanded for stealing

The Mpraeso Magistrate Court in the Eastern Region has remanded into police custody, five NDC executives after they were charged with stealing property belonging to the District Chief Executive (DCE). NDC deputy secretary of the Mpraeso constituency Osei Boney told Joy News the DCE, Mr. Joseph Omari Sasu, abused his position to get them behind bars. “We went to the ...

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Gold price hits record low; crude oil price dips

Gold price has hit its lowest since 2010. The precious metal is today trading slightly above 1000 dollars an ounce. The decline is being influenced by a drop in investor interest for the metal, because of a strong US dollar recovery. But this development will have serious implications on mining firms operating in the country, the economy and government’s revenue. ...

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We are surprised UTAG is on strike – Education Ministry

The Education Ministry has expressed shock at the nationwide strike declared by university lecturers demanding the payment of their book and research which has been in arrears for months. Reacting to the issue, the Deputy Education Minister in charge of Tertiary Education, Samuel Okudzato Ablakwa told Citi News that government has showed enough commitment in meeting the demands of UTAG.However, ...

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