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The Faculty of Arts under the College of Humanities and Legal Studies of University of Cape Coast has held a day’s seminar to discuss the efforts women and their contributions towards development in Africa.

The Seminar which was on the topic; Gender, Globalization and Education was aimed at looking at the role of gender in issues of social justice, inequality, and how women are able to create an impact within the knowledge systems.

The head of Research and Graduate Studies of the College of Human Sciences of University of South Africa (UNISA), Prof. Puleng Segalo reiterated the need for women to be recognized for their contributions within the knowledge systems that impact society positively.

School authorities at the Ghana National College in the Central region have denied allegations that they were complacent in the death of a first-year student, Ruby Teiko.

The UCC district Police Command has arrested another robber at Kwaprow after a previous swoop at various points and crime prone areas on campus which led to the arrest of nine suspects.

In the latest arrest, the suspect, Isaac Kofi Grumah also known as “Short Bread” aged twenty years admitted to cutting nylon nets in the homes of unsuspecting victims’ and robbing them off their personal belongings.

Two persons, including a banker who duped a Lebanese of $600,000 under the pretext of selling to him a two- storey building, have been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court.

Padmore Mensah, aka Joseph Adjebu Blankson or Francis Buah, is serving ten years imprisonment while his accomplice, Clifford Kyei Baffour Antwi, a former bank manager of the Agriculture Development Bank (ADB), was sentenced to five years imprisonment.

Nine hundred and sixty-eight (968) related robbery cases were recorded in the first quarter of 2018 across the country, ACP Joseph Oklu Gyamera, the Director General at the Criminal Investigation Department of the Ghana Police Service, has said.
Out of the number, an armed robbery took 484 cases, street robbery recorded 172, the residential theft had 124 cases, workplace robbery recorded 95, while highway robbery constituted 49 cases.

Veteran journalist Abdul Malik Kweku Baako has shot down a widely circulated quote, attributed to the embattled Ghana Football Association boss, Kwesi Nyantakyi, that President Nana Akufo-Addo is in his pocket.

Two Ebola patients escaped from a hospital in the Congo and were taken by their families to pray in a church with 50 people, Medecins Sans Frontieres said today.

The patients left the hospital holding them in quarantine in Congo city of Mbandaka, a World Health Organisation spokesperson said, as it warned that the fight to stop the outbreak in the country is at a critical point.

A woman from Kayole village in Kenya is traumatised after she was allegedly forced by police officers to strip to enable them ascertain her gender because she has beard.

A 73-year-old local taxi driver is being investigated by Lagos State Police Command in Nigeria for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl consistently which has now resulted in pregnancy.