Mahama confirms Whittal as CHRAJ boss

President John Dramani Mahama has confirmed Joseph Whittal as the new Commissioner for the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ). Mr. Whittal was sworn-in at a short ceremony at the Flagstaff House Tuesday afternoon.…

I’m ready to leave office – Doe Adjaho

Speaker of Parliament Edward Doe Adjaho has said he is set to leave office for his successor to take over. The speaker who congratulated President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo in the House Tuesday noted that his belongings are packed out of his…

Cleric, 60, arrested for sodomy in Bimbilla

Police in Bimbilla have arrested a so called Muslim cleric, Alfa Alhassan Ibrahim, for allegedly sodomising a 12-year-old male he teaches Arabic at his home. The police is also investigating a child labor allegation against the cleric. The…

Volkswagen plans 30,000 job cuts worldwide

Volkswagen has announced plans to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide with about 23,000 of the losses borne in Germany. VW, still dealing with the aftermath of the emissions-cheating scandal, aims to rejuvenate its core brand, and develop new…

India train crash: 100 killed

The death toll following the derailment of a train in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state has now passed 100, with more than 150 injured, police say. Fourteen carriages of the Indore-Patna Express derailed just after 03:00 local time on…