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DCOP Kofi Boakye promoted

President John Dramani Mahama has promoted Ashanti Regional Police Commander, DCOP Nathan Kofi Boakye to the rank of Commissioner of Police.

Two paid over GH¢229,000 for feeding 'ghost' schools

The National School Feeding Programme has in the past year paid over GH¢229,000 to two caterers in the Garu Tempane District in the Upper East Region for no work done, some concerned assembly members in the district have alleged.

Mum arrested for beating her baby to death

The police at Nkawie have arrested a 23-year-old mother, Esther Adjei, for allegedly beating her 9-month-old baby boy  to death at Amaduma-Adankwame in the Atwima Kwanwoma district of the Ashanti region.

Two decoder thieves lynched

Two men suspected to have been stealing TV decoders at Baidan, a suburb of Berekum in the Brong-Ahafo Region, have been lynched.

JJ is 69 today

Former President Jerry John Rawlings is 69 years today.

Man commits suicide in courtroom after being jailed over drugs

A 41-year-old American man and father of two, Tyrel Martin Marhanka, was sitting in a courtroom in Taiwan during his sentencing on drug possession charges when he suddenly pulled a sharp object and stabbed it deep into his neck, unleashing a gush of blood.

Mum rescues her 5-yr-old son from lion's jaw

On Friday evening, a Colorado woman who had left her 5 year old son and his older brother playing outside their home near the resort town of Aspen, ran out to her front yard when she heard her 5 year old son screaming and what she saw was terrifying. She saw a mountain lion hunched over her son and biting him.