- A journalist who was arrested for allegedly publishing fake news about businessman Dr Daniel McKorley has died
- The cause of Dameh's death has not been officially established but he had been battling ill health since he was released from police custody last year
- Dameh's radio station, Radio Ada, has described the late journalist as a warrior and defender of truth
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A journalist for Radio Ada Noah Narh Dameh, who was arrested for publishing news deemed defamatory about businessman Daniel McKorley, aka McDan, has died.
Dameh, 49, died at home after a long-standing health issue.
According to a report by The Fourth Estate, Dameh, who was also Radio Ada's Deputy Station Coordinator, had been battling poor health since being released from police custody in December 2022. The cause of death is yet to be established.
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Dameh's trouble with McDan
Noah Dameh, an activist for residents of Ada, clashed with business mogul McDan after he alleged that the businessman was behind the manhandling of an indigene of Ada.
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The indigene had been part of residents agitating against the leasing of the Songhor Lagoon to Electrochem, a salt mining firm headed by McDan.
Electrochem sued Dameh for allegedly spreading the fake news that McDan was behind the manhandling of the indigene.
He spent time in and out of police custody and by July 3, 2023, when he was released on bail, his health had seriously deteriorated.
Radio Ada celebrates Dameh in tribute
Radio Ada has described Dameh as a warrior, a defender of rights and an exemplary journalist.
“As we mourn the loss of this tireless advocate for truth and justice, let us also remember the importance of fearless journalism in our society," producer at Radio Ada, Gideon Amanor Dzeagu, told the Fourth Estate.
Dameh left behind three children and two grandchildren.
Bridget Otoo allegedly assaulted and left half-naked by police
Metro TV presenter claimed some officers at the Greater Accra Regional Police Command had ripped off part of her dress, leaving her half-naked.
Bridget Otoo was at the police command to solidarise with suspects who had been arrested in connection with the OccupyJulorbiHouse protest on Thursday, September 21, 2023.
Shortly after this incident, Bridget Otoo's husband, Dr Evans Ago Tetteh, was seen storming the protest grounds to defend his wife.
Bridget Otoo left half-naked as police assaults her and rips her dress during #OccupyJulorbiHouse protest
An angry Dr Ago Tetteh fumed at the police for the bad treatment meted out to his wife and dared anybody to try it again.
Ghana temporarily closed border with Togo at Aflao to allow for security screening
In other news, Ghana on Monday, September 18, 2023, temporarily closed its border with Togo at Aflao to screen an influx of motor riders seeking to enter the country.
The motor riders from Togo were trooping to Ghana to buy fuel following a shortage of the commodity.
The border was subsequently re-opened and the movement of goods and people resumed.
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