The fear of retirement keeps Emeritus Academics at public universities

Source: Benedict Ocran | Obende20032002@gmail.com Background Our current Auditor-General is on a crusade to ‘cleanse’ the public payroll system against the retirement age which currently stands at 60 years for most public sector workers, and 65 years for academics in public universities. I suspect very strongly the Government supports this initiative, …

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8 suspected robbers arrested at the border at Aflao

Eight persons, believed to be members of a criminal group involved in robbing travellers on the Ghana-Togo border, have been rounded up in an operation by the police at Beat 13 at Aflao. They are Victor Normanyo, Adams Moses, Ahordo Kporga, Christian Azaledzi, Atatsa Darteh, Papaga Abomson, Agbeko Adamu and …

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Ghanaian, Nigerian nabbed for human trafficking

A Ghanaian and his Nigerian female friend are in the grips of the police for attempting to traffic three girls to Nigeria. The two were arrested at Dabala Junction near Sogakope in the Volta Region last Friday. The suspects, Sampson Aglah and Goodness Ifeoma Amobi, are alleged to have lured …

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Six institutions accused of taking bribe in Ghana

Bribery is prevalent in Ghana. It is a canker that permeates virtually every sector of the Ghanaian economy. Sometimes, nothing gets done without money changing hands. Here are six places in Ghana where people suspect that bribery takes place. 1. Police MTTD offices Many research findings have named the police …

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Police bust drug peddler, 23, with 49 wraps of cocaine

The Akwatia Police have arrested a 23-year-old drug peddler, Yaw Agyekum, for possessing 21 wraps of dried leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp and another 49 wraps of whitish substances suspected to be cocaine at Akim Wenchi in Denkyembuor District of the Eastern Region. The suspected drug peddler was arrested …

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