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Jammeh killed 50 Ghanaian, Nigerian migrants – Human Rights Watch

Source: Human Rights Watch A paramilitary unit controlled by then-Gambian president Yahya Jammeh summarily executed more than 50 Ghanaian, Nigerian, and other West African migrants in July 2005, Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International said Wednesday, 16 May 2018. Interviews with 30 former Gambian officials, including eleven officers directly involved in the incident, reveal that the migrants, who were bound ...

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Ghana’s parliament reconvenes after Easter break

Tuesday, May 15 sitting in Parliament commences the second meeting of the Second Session of the seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic. During the meeting, the House is expected to pass bills, including the much awaited Right to Information Bill into law, approve loan facilities, ratify conventions and treaties between Ghana and other countries, among other things. Finance Minister, Ken ...

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Pupils swim across Densu River to school in Eastern Region

Source: modernafrika.com Pupils from Beposo, Amanfro and Miawani are struggling to make it to school on daily basis due to the unpleasant adventure they face before making it school. The pupils bemoaned how they have to cross the Densu river every day before they get to school at Asuoya and Tei Nkwanta in the Akuapem North Municipality which is so ...

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Tension in Gaza as Palestinians begin to bury 58 dead

Funerals are being held in Gaza for 58 people killed on Monday when Israeli troops opened fire on Palestinian protesters, in the deadliest day of violence there since a war in 2014. The burials coincide with the 70th anniversary of what Palestinians call the Nakba – a mass displacement of Palestinians after Israel’s creation. Israel’s military said it was preparing ...

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PPP unhappy with interference in Common Fund disbursement

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has accused government of interference in the work of the various assemblies in the country especially in the disbursement of the Common Fund. In a statement by its National Chairman, Nii Allotey Brew – Hammond, the PPP said it is their opinion that: “the distribution formula recently approved parliament and the subsequent directives from the ...

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Ghanaian royalty, living in east London

<iframe width=”400″ height=”500″ frameborder=”0″ src=”http://www.bbc.com/news/av/embed/p066r5vl/44086654″></iframe> A trip back to Ghana led to the discovery of some documents revealing a family history with links to royalty. Promise Adamah was born in Ghana but moved the UK in 1963. She was handed cache of documents during a trip to Ghana in 2013. They revealed a lot of previously unknown information about her ...

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Okada Over Taking Vehicles In Road Crashes – NRSC

The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) has revealed that the number of road crashes involving illegal commercial motorbikes popularly known as Okada is gradually overtaking vehicles. The Commission says in the last ten years, ‘okada’ related crashes recorded in the country have been 400%, gradually toppling vehicular crashes. Though the use of ‘okada’ is not as pronounced in Ghana as in ...

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zionflex.net Some Ghanaian ladies sleep with men for rent and cash – Gospel Musician

Ghanaian gospel star Patience Nyarko has reacted to Moesha Bodoung’s unwarranted comment on CNN that Ghanaian ladies sleep with rich men for a living. The minstrel on the latest episode of Celebrity Ride With Zionfelix show confirmed that the activity goes on in the country but was quick to add that not all ladies are involved in the illicit act ...

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