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Massive ‘chop chop’ at district assemblies

AUDITED ACCOUNTS of the District Assemblies for 2011 fiscal year has revealed massive misappropriation of public funds, payment of salaries to individuals who did not deserve them, and other payments which could not be accounted for by the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies. Other irregularities included contract and procurement abnormalities, tax irregularity, uncollected staff rent, uncovered loans and advances as ...

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Sankofa:…We Will Do Better In China – Black Queens Captain

  Chicago, USA (Sunday Feb.2, 2003) — The African female footballer of the year 2002 and skipper of the Black Queen’s of Ghana fame, Alberta Sackey, was at theYWCA, 6200 S. Drexel, to thank the Ghana National Council and the Ghanaian community of Chicago, for the elegant support the Queens received from Chicagoans during their historic participation in the 1999 ...

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Zambia fails to capitalize at home as they drew 1-1 with Sudan in world cup qualifier

Zambia suffered a major blow to their hopes of qualifying for a maiden World Cup when held to a 1-1 draw at home by Sudan on Saturday. The failure to take all three points in Ndola means Ghana can go top of Group D should they win in Lesotho on Sunday. Zambia opened the scoring after 70 minutes through Jacob ...

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Albinos in Tanzania to get help from Government and members of Parliament

KABANGA, Tanzania — As an infant in rural Tanzania, Angel Salvatory was unusual. Snow white skin, blond hair, and blue eyes set her apart from others in her village. Those unique looks have also made her a target. “Her father thought she was a gift from God,” says Salvatory’s mother, Bestida Simon. “One that he could use to get riches.” ...

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Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan confirmed as IGP

Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mr Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan has been confirmed as the substantive IGP, myjoyonline.com has gathered. Mr Ahmed Alhassan has been in an acting position since February 5 this year when the then Inspector General of Police Paul Tawiah Quaye was asked to commence his compulsory 90-day terminal leave. Mr Alhassan has garnered a wealth of ...

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2,201 fires recorded in first quarter of the year

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) recorded 2,201 fire outbreaks nationwide between January and April this year. Those fire outbreaks claimed the lives of 18 people, injured 19 and caused damage to properties estimated at GHc16 million. Records made available to the Daily Graphic by the GNFS indicate that 773 of  the fires were domestic, 232 vehicular, 204 electrical installations, ...

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13 suspects arrested in connection with shooting incidents in Kumasi

Thirteen suspects have been arrested in connection with three separate shooting incidents at Ashtown, Dechemso and Bantama in the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly which left four people dead. The Ashanti Regional Police Command says seven people have been arrested in connection with the death of Kwadwo Asamoah also known as Gausu and Victor Ocran at Ashtown. Three people have also been ...

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Man calls 999 to complain about a prostitute’s looks

A man has been warned after he dialled 999 to complain about a prostitute’s looks after meeting her. West Midlands Police said they were contacted by the caller who said he “wished to report her for breaching the Sale of Goods Act”. The force said the call was received at about 19:30 BST on Tuesday complaining that the woman was ...

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