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Shall we have LPG in a safe and congenial environment?

“Fire destruction is one man’s job, but fire prevention is everybody’s job.” “Let’s blaze the way, to keep the blaze away.” “Fire is a welcome visitor, but always see it out.” “Get out quick, before the smoke gets thick!” History/Introduction Sporadic shortages of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) posed various challenges to …

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75-year-old woman ‘buried alive’ at Wiawso

A 75-year-old woman met her untimely end when she was mauled to death by a tractor clearing a piece of land for a school project. Adwoa Fomwaa, a resident of Wiawso, a farming community near Obuasi in the Ashanti region was harvesting her crops to pave way for the school …

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How a Nigerian scammer conned a woman out of $200,000

The relationship between a Japanese woman and a U.S. Army captain stationed in Syria started online, through an international social network for digital pen pals. It grew into an internet romance over 10 months of daily emails. It ended with the woman $200,000 poorer and on the verge of bankruptcy …

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Toddler confirmed with polio at Chereponi

A two-year-old girl has tested positive to having vaccine-derived polio at Chereponi in the North East Region of Ghana. It was the Ghana national polio laboratory that alerted the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and the Ministry of Health (MoH) of the sample through the two-year-old girl, according to Dr Badu …

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Feds indict 80 people in massive web of scams tied to Nigerians

Federal prosecutors say 80 people, most of them Nigerians, have been charged in the United States with being part of a widespread conspiracy that stole millions of dollars from businesses and elderly individuals through a variety of scams then laundered the money. Law enforcement officers arrested 14 people in the …

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No need for panic withdrawals – SEC assures investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission (The Commission) has assured the investing public that there is no need for public withdrawals as it introduces regulatory measures to help ensure a stable, efficient, transparent and fair marketplace where investors’ funds are protected. It, however, advised dissatisfied customers to lodge written complaints with …

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Kwesi Appiah eulogies Agogo

Head coach of the senior national soccer team the Black Stars James Kwasi Appiah has expressed shock at the demise of the former team striker, Junior Manuel Agogo. According to the Black Stars master tactician, Junior Agogo was very hard working, eloquent and behaves professionally at training even though he is …

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GRA taskforce seizes assorted drinks without excise tax stamps

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Taskforce on Thursday confiscated assorted beverage products without Excise Tax Stamps affixed on them in Accra. The products are packs of red bull energy drink, coca cola zero sugar, Canada dry drink (beer), and reckers pills, a foreign alcoholic drink. The products were confiscated from …

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