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The body of the late Nakpaa-Naa Salifu Dawuni, has finally been buried at his private residence in Bimbilla, nearly three years after his demise.

The burial was done in accordance with the traditions and customs of Nanung at 7:00pm Wednesday, October 11, 2017.

He was buried amidst heavy security at the burial site, the Bimbilla Regent’s palace, and at some vantage points in the Bimbila Township.

This latest development is a sigh of relief to the late Nakpaa-Naa Salifu Dawuni’s family.

Hundreds of residents of Bimbilla Township paraded the streets wailing ,when the family heads aided by security operatives escorted the remains from the Bimbila Training College to his private residence for burial.

Kwasi Akuffo, a 56 year old driver, on Monday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly impregnating his 15 year old house help.

Akuffo, charged with defilement, has pleaded guilty with explanation.

He is said to have continuously defiled the victim after she had delivered. The victim got pregnant during the initial sexual advances from Akuffo.

The court presided over by Mr Aboagye Tandoh deferred Akuffo’s sentence to October 23 to enable the prosecution to ascertain the age of the victim. Akuffo has therefore been remanded into Police custody.

Chief Inspector Kofi Atimbire narrated that the complainant is a Social Worker with Adenta Welfare Department, whilst the victim is a school dropout residing at Adenta New Legon in Accra.

According to prosecution, Akuffo resides in the same house with the victim and his wife. Eight years ago Akuffo‘s wife brought the victim to stay with them at Haatso to assist them with house chores.

In 2013 Akuffo, his wife and the victim relocated to Adenta New Legon where Akuffo’s wife engaged in soap making business.

During the month of April last year, at about 0900 hours whilst Akuffo’s wife was away, Akuffo took advantage of the victim and had sex with her.

Unfortunately, prosecution said the victim got pregnant. After delivery, Akuffo’s wife took the victim to Dodowa Government Hospital where she undertook Family Planning Method to enable her continue with her education.

Prosecution said investigations have revealed that Akuffo continue to have sex with the victim after delivery.

The victim who could not bear the situation any more reported the matter to the Domestic Violence and Victim’s Support Unit at Adenta and a Social Worker was assigned to the case.

The Police also issued a medical form to the victim to seek medical attention, Chief Inspector Atimbire added.

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Court remands Chinese for killing Ghanaian

The Chinese national who shot and killed a lotto operator, Nana Boah in Wassa Akropong in the Western Region has been remanded in Police custody by a Takoradi district court.

Ghanaian actress Victoria Ablah Zugah nicknamed Vicky Zugah says she will not describe former president, John Dramani Mahama as incompetent owing to the fact that he was not able to solve the power crises in the country during his reign.

Naming one thing she is very happy the sitting president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has done after he became the first gentleman of the country, she mentioned his ability to end ‘dumsor’.

According to her on Celebrity Ride With Zionfelix show, the power crises was a major problem in the country months back but Nana Addo’s ability to end it has helped many Ghanaians including herself.

Vicky quickly added that ex-president Mahama might have not been lucky when he faced the power challenges in his era but it does not make him inept.

She opined that it will be wrong to judge Mahama with his inability to solve ‘dumsor’ because “something might have gone wrong that did not allow him to solve it during his time” and “Nana Addo was just lucky to fix it during his era”.

Vicky Zugah who was reluctant in showing her political party colours told Zionfelix, host of the show that she is happy ‘dumsor’ is no more.

Source: zionflex

The Ashanti regional minister, Simon Osei Mensah says Ghana is only good at making laws but lacks the zeal at effectively implementing them .

Speaking on Hello FMm in Kumasi on Monday, the minister accused most leaders and law enforcement agencies of not firmly implementing laws of the land that will ensure that the system and structures work.

According to him, some disasters which have claimed lives and injured others were as a result of agencies which are not able to implement laws on safety and security.

“For law making, Ghana is excellent. We are good in writing laws on paper, we are good in writing good English, but when it comes to implementation, Ghana has always failed”. He said.

He however indicated that there is the need for the state to amend its laws to strengthen its enforcement.

Over last weekend, a gas explosion at Atomic Junction claimed 7 lives with 132 said to have sustained various degrees of injuries, observing that this was preventable.

At Atwima Koforidua, a good Samaritan who tried saving two children from drowning in a river following flooding got drowned himself. Five other persons also lost their lives in a canoe accident while returning from their farm in a community in the Ashanti Region.

Speaking to the pockets of the incidents in the Ashanti Region, the Minister said, “most flood cases were as a result of buildings on water ways which could have been prevented”

He also suggested that, authorities must reconsider relocating fuel stations far from residential areas in response to the recent Atomic junction gas explosion.

“For now we can start from there, we should relocate fuel stations far from residential areas. After we realize our safety systems are enough, then we can consider their locations again in towns so that disasters can be minimized. He emphasized.

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I prophesied fire disaster in 2017 - Owusu Bempah

Founder and leader of Glorious Word Ministry International, Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah has said he prophesied last Saturday’s fire disaster at Atomic Junction during his 31st night church service last year.

Trainee nurses

Fifty-eight thousand midwife and nurse trainees are to benefit from the restoration of the nurse and midwife trainees’ allowance which was launched by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in Sunyani yesterday.

In the 2017/18 academic year, the government is to spend GH¢232 million to pay the allowances of the beneficiaries who will receive GH¢400 each per month for the next 10 months.

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