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Gun battle at Chereponi: Assembly arrested for distributing weapons

Gun battle at Chereponi: Assembly arrested for distributing weapons

Gun battle at Chereponi: Assembly arrested for distributing weapons
People injured after angry Ghanaians fight with PDS workers

Angry Ghanaians clash with PDS workers over electricity bills

Angry residents of Agomanya in the Eastern region clashed with workers of the Power Distribution Service (PDS). YEN.com.gh understands that several people sustained varying degrees of injuries, as police officials intervened.

Angry Ghanaians clash with PDS workers over electricity bills
Martin Amidu drags Ayariga to court for fraudulently evading tax on imported vehicles

Martin Amidu charges NDC MP with fraudulently evading tax on imported vehicles

The Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, has charged the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, to court for tax evasion.

Martin Amidu charges NDC MP with fraudulently evading tax on imported vehicles
GHC 200,000 church savings allegedly "gets missing" with church member

GHC 200,000 church savings allegedly "gets missing" with church member

YEN.com.gh has reports that the police in Sowutoum, a suburb of Accra have arrested one person who allegedly in connivance with some others, defrauded members of the Christ Pentecostal Church at Kwashieman.

GHC 200,000 church savings allegedly "gets missing" with church member
Death of 44 Ghanaians: Emile Short calls for trial of former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh

Death of 44 Ghanaians: Emile Short calls for trial of former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh

A former commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Justice Emile Short, has called for the extradition and trial of former Gambian leader, Yahya Jammeh.

Death of 44 Ghanaians: Emile Short calls for trial of former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh
Black man jailed 45 years paid over GHc 7m for wrongful conviction

Black man wrongfully jailed 45 years get over GHc 7m as compensation

After serving a prison sentence for 46 years, Richard Philips, who has spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person has been released after another person admitted to the murder.

Black man wrongfully jailed 45 years get over GHc 7m as compensation
Former SSNIT boss, 4 others case back in court

Former SSNIT boss, 4 others case back in court

Former CEO of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Ernest Thompson and four others, who had been accused of causing financial loss to the state, are set to continue their trail on June 11.

Former SSNIT boss, 4 others case back in court
One dead after renewed clashes in North East region; health workers flee for their lives

One dead after renewed clashes in North East region; health workers flee for their lives

One person has been confirmed dead after renewed clashes between the Chokosis and the Konkombas hit the North East region. YEN.com.gh understands that three other people have sustained various degrees of injuries.

One dead after renewed clashes in North East region; health workers flee for their lives
Families of Takoradi girls held captive demand dismissal of CID boss

Families of kidnapped Takoradi girls demand CID boss’ removal

Families of the three Takoradi abducted girls are demanding the removal of the Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), COP Maame Tiwaa Addo Dankwa.

Families of kidnapped Takoradi girls demand CID boss’ removal
Meet Eric who lost wife and daughter after his friend sent him to jail

Man loses wife and daughter shortly after friend sends him to jail

Tragedy struck Eric Kwesi Marfo, a former inmate of the Nsawam prison when he lost his child while serving an 18 month jail sentence for unpaid debt.

Man loses wife and daughter shortly after friend sends him to jail
Conflicts force thousands of Burkinabes to flee to Ghana

Conflicts force thousands of Burkinabes to flee to Ghana

Thousands of Burkinabes have fled to Sissala in the Northern region, as conflicts rock the West African country. YEN.com.gh understands that the Burkinabes, believed to be of Moshie descent, has settled in as farmers.

Conflicts force thousands of Burkinabes to flee to Ghana
Police officer caught on camera negotiating bribe (Video)

Police officer caught on camera negotiating bribe (Video)

In a video gone viral on social media, the policeman could be seen boasting of freeing criminals who were arrested by his colleagues during operations on the basis of receiving cash from them.

Police officer caught on camera negotiating bribe (Video)
Secretary of Special Prosecutor and accountant allegedly steal fuel

Secretary of Special Prosecutor and accountant allegedly steal fuel

Accountant, Peter Owusu Afriyie and Secretary to the Special Prosecutor’s office, Joseph Dasanah, drew almost ¢10,000 worth of fuel monthly even though they are not entitled to it, a memo sighted has revealed. YEN.com.gh news.

Secretary of Special Prosecutor and accountant allegedly steal fuel
Funny names of Wanlov Da Kubolor's seven children revealed

Funny names of Wanlov Da Kubolor's seven children revealed

A research by YEN.com.gh has revealed the names of seven children belonging to Ghananain singer Wanlov Da Kuborlor. YEN.com.gh has found out names of Kuborlor's children, something that a lot of Ghanaians do not know.

Funny names of Wanlov Da Kubolor's seven children revealed
I slept with 600 men in a year to survive - Lady tells story

I slept with 600 men in a year to survive - Lady tells story

A 24-year-old lady has set tongues wagging with her new revelation about how she survived when she had no money. A former prostitute has narrated her story of how she survived on sleeping with men for over a year.

I slept with 600 men in a year to survive - Lady tells story
Missing T’di girls: Former police boss the reason behind CID boss’ controversy

Missing T’di girls: Former police boss the reason behind CID boss’ controversy

A former intelligence officer, Paul Avuyi, has argued that there is a reason behind the recent controversy surrounding the director-general of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah.

Missing T’di girls: Former police boss the reason behind CID boss’ controversy
Ghanaian policeman states 10 reasons why he will not take a bribe

Ghanaian policeman states 10 reasons why he will not take a bribe

For the past decades, Ghana’s police have couched an ill public image for the institution on the subject of bribery and corruption but Bitrim Jacob, a policeman is attempting to change this negative public perception.

Ghanaian policeman states 10 reasons why he will not take a bribe
Rasta men in Ghana ‘run’ to the police for help to fight discrimination

Rasta men in Ghana ‘run’ to the police for help to fight discrimination

Rastafarians in Ghana have held discussions with the police in a bid to help reduce, and possibly eliminate discrimination. The Police Management Board met with the council to discuss the continuous harassment of Rastafarians.

Rasta men in Ghana ‘run’ to the police for help to fight discrimination
80 Nigerians nabbed for 'eating during Ramadan fast

80 Nigerians nabbed for 'eating during Ramadan fast

Eighty people accused of eating in public in the holy month of Ramadan were briefly detained by the Islamic Sharia police in northern Nigeria's Kano state.

80 Nigerians nabbed for 'eating during Ramadan fast
Journalist sadly recounts brutal assault at the hands of city guards

Journalist sadly recounts brutal assault at the hands of city guards

A reporter, Wisdom Hededzome, who works for Radio XYZ is recovering after being assaulted by city guards, YEN.com.gh has learnt. City guards who were operating within the La Nkwantanang-Madina Municipality assaulted Hededzome.

Journalist sadly recounts brutal assault at the hands of city guards
Owusu Bempah loses temper; declares missing Takoradi girls would never be found (Video)

Owusu Bempah loses temper; declares missing Takoradi girls would never be found (Video)

The founder and leader of Glorious Word and Power Ministry International, Rev Isaac Owusu Bempah, has declared that the three missing Takoradi girls would never be found.

Owusu Bempah loses temper; declares missing Takoradi girls would never be found (Video)
National security minister reported to police over death threats to NDC man

National security minister reported to police over death threats to NDC man

Officials of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ashanti region have reported the minister of state in charge of national security, Bryan Acheampong, to the police. This follows a statement attributed to Acheampong.

National security minister reported to police over death threats to NDC man
Security expert reveals how the missing Takoradi girls ‘caused’ the dismissal of former BNI boss

Security expert reveals how the missing Takoradi girls ‘caused’ the dismissal of former BNI boss

A security expert, Adam Bona, has revealed the circumstances under which a former director of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), Ambassador Rasheed Seidu Inussah, lost his job.

Security expert reveals how the missing Takoradi girls ‘caused’ the dismissal of former BNI boss
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