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May 22, 2013
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Ghana’s first attempt to use biometric registration in December’s presidential and general elections has hit a wall of opposition from educational sector.
Road Traffic accident is one of the leading causes of death in Ghana today.
Statistics reveal the loss of lives and properties worth several millions of dollars, with 22% of all road accidents caused by disabled or abandoned vehicles on the roads.
Ahead of December's elections in Ghana, the campaign atmosphere is heating up with the two most dominant political parties---the ruling National Democratic Congress, NDC and the main opposition New Patriotic Party, NPP, going at each other’s throat.
A Ghanaian business tycoon, Alfred Woyome who was last week arrested for allegedly defrauding the government to the tune of over US$30m, has been granted bail by the country’s High court.
A top United Nations official and the Secretary General of International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), Ronald Noble, have agreed to work jointly against transnational crimes in West Africa.
News of the death over the weekend of the award-winning American singer Whitney Houston has touched the shores of West Africa, leaving thousands and millions of her fans sad and in mourning.
Ghana's Financial Intelligence Centre says in two years, it has frozen US$9m believed to be proceeds from crimes.
In Ghana, men who have failed to formalize their relationships with their fiancés or girlfriends could soon see their properties shared with such women, even if they fail to formally marry them.
Ghana’s President John Atta Mills has again rejected calls from Western countries and the United Nations for African states to legalize homosexuality.
Health authorities in Ghana are battling to contain the outbreak of deadly bacteria, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococus Aureus (MRSA).