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Security Services To Hold Counter Terrorism Awareness Exercise

Posted: November 24, 2017 at 10:21 am   /   Editor's Choice, Security

Albert Kan- Dapaah, National Security Minister The security services in the country will over the weekend undertake a simulation exercise to educate the public on the fight against terrorism. The exercise codename, ‘Exercise Home Shield’ is to mimic real life scenarios to help stakeholders to objectively assess the capabilities of counter-terrorism agencies in the country. […]

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Ghana Police Service amends age requirement of Graduates and other Professionals.

Posted: November 22, 2017 at 5:50 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Security

The Police administration has amended the age requirements of Graduates and other Professionals who are interested in joining the service in the ongoing recruitment process. Find attached statement from the Public Affairs Directorate. POLICE RECRUITMENT 2017/2018 – AMENDMENT TO AGE REQUIREMENT OF GRADUATES, LAWYERS, MEDICAL DOCTORS AND MEDICAL SPECIALISTS

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Cease fire – Dagbon youth to feuding factions in chieftaincy crisis

Posted: November 21, 2017 at 10:03 am   /   Editor's Choice, LifeStyle, Security

Hundreds of Dagbon youth have embarked on a demonstration to register their displeasure at what seems to be the never-ending chieftaincy crisis in the region. The youth are demanding an immediate cease fire from the two feuding factions – the Abudu and Andani gates – who for years have been at each other’s throat over […]

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Mother ‘sells’ son for 300 cedis

Posted: November 13, 2017 at 3:33 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Relationship, Security

The magistrate court in Dambai has sentenced a woman, Lydia Dotse, to 12 months behind bars after trafficking her 8-year-old son. Investigations show that the middle-aged mother had offered her son to a trafficker by name, Mr. Nyadzo, on the Volta Lake at a cost of 300 cedis. Director of the anti-trafficking agency, Partners in […]

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Finance Ministry gives approval to GIS for recruitment of personnel

Posted: November 13, 2017 at 3:22 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics, Security

The Ministry of Finance has given approval for the recruitment of 500 personnel into the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS), the Minister for the Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery, has disclosed. Rationale The minister explained that the recruitment exercise was to augment the staff strength of GIS in the provision of peace and security through the enforcement […]

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Give us peace and comfort – Police officers tell wives

Posted: November 13, 2017 at 10:39 am   /   Editor's Choice, Relationship, Security

The wives of police officers in the Upper East Region have been entreated to give their husbands peace of mind and support to enable them carry out their duties effectively. The Upper East Deputy Regional Commander of Police, ACP Paul Ayittey, gave the advice in Bolgatanga at the 30th Anniversary celebration of the Police Wives […]

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Zimbabwe’s sacked Vice President Mnangagwa flees over ‘Mugabe threat’

Posted: November 9, 2017 at 5:25 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Security, World News

Zimbabwe’s ex-vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa says he has crossed the border to South Africa, two days after being fired by President Robert Mugabe for being “disloyal”. Mnangagwa said in a statement that he left because he and his family were threatened by Mugabe, but claimed that he will return to Zimbabwe soon. Source:

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GHC45,000 cash stolen from tollbooth; policeman, one other arrested

Posted: November 8, 2017 at 3:39 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Security

Earlier reports had stated that some armed robbers stormed the tollbooth and took away the money but the police suspect it was an insider job. An amount of GHC45, 000 being proceeds from three days of road toll collection, has allegedly been stolen from the Tema Motorway tollbooth. Police in Tema have picked up a […]

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President Akufo-Addo addresses the Council


Posted: November 3, 2017 at 12:45 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, Security

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged the Civil Service to co-operate with Government in ensuring the implementation of its policies, and the realisation of the vision of a prosperous, progressive Ghana. According to President Akufo-Addo, his government is committed to working with the Civil Service in an atmosphere of transparency […]

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Girl, 9, violently defiled till intestines popped out; suspect granted bail

Posted: November 1, 2017 at 12:51 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Health, Security

A 9-year-old was grisly defiled by a man in the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem District in the Central Region and was left to die after her intestines surged. The vulva of the girl also swelled as a result of the gruesome act which happened some two months ago according to Joy News’ reporter, Richard Kwadwo […]

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