Hearts confirm Sergio as Kenichi’s replacement

Hearts confirm Sergio as Kenichi’s replacement

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Accra , Jun 23, GNA - Accra Hearts of Oak has confirmed the appointment of Portuguese-born Sergio Daniel Moniz Traguil, following the departure of Japanese-American Kenichi Yatsuhashi.

New fishing centre established at Bortianor

New fishing centre established at Bortianor

24-06-2016 Hits:230 Business & Economics Lydia Asamoah, GNA - avatar Lydia Asamoah, GNA

Bortianor (G/A), June 23, GNA- A temporal Fisheries Training Centre has been inaugurated at Tsokome near Bortianor in the Greater Accra Region to improve productivity within the fishing sector.

African Partner Pool holds business forum

24-06-2016 Hits:246 Business & Economics GNA - avatar GNA

Accra , June 23, GNA -The African Partner Pool (APP), Ghana’s first cross-sector online business directory that connects larger international and Ghanaian companies (buyers) to local small and medium businesses...

Couple and a student charged for subjecting girl to trial by ordeal

 

Takoradi, Sept.5, GNA-A couple, Sarah Arthur and John Arthur, and Emelia Armoo, a 19-year old student, on Wednesday appeared before Takoradi Circuit Court “A” for allegedly performing unlawful trial by ordeal on Francisca Frimpong, a 7-year old girl.

Emelia was also charged with causing unlawful harm to Francisca.

The pleas of the accused persons were not taken and they were granted bail to the tune of  5,000 Ghana Cedis with a surety each to re-appear on October 9.

Prosecuting, Police Chief Inspector Veronica Tibson said Sarah, a trader and her husband, a driver, were grandparents to Francisca.

She said Francisca and all the accused persons stayed in the same house at Effiakuma.

Chief Inspector Tibson said on June 9 this year, Sarah and John Arthur accused Francisca of being a witch and the cause of their problems.

She said Emelia recited several incantations and inflicted severe wounds on the face of Francisca with a kitchen knife on the pretense of exorcising her of witchcraft.

Chief Inspector Tibson said later, Sarah sent the victim to a trader at Agona Nyarkrom in the Central Region who became alarmed at the injuries and lodged a complaint with the Agona Swedru Police.

She said the case was referred to the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) at Sekondi for further investigations.

Chief Inspector Tibson said the victim was issued with a medical form to attend hospital and the report was dully endorsed by a Principal Medical Officer.

She said all accused persons admitted the offences in their investigation cautioned statements to the Police and were charged after further investigations.

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