Local News

GH¢50 adoption fee in Ghana undesirable – Lithur

GH¢50 adoption fee in Ghana undesirable – Lithur

Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection Nana Oye Lithur has lamented Ghana’s adoption fee of GH¢50, saying it is too low compared to others charged in other parts of the world. Mrs Lithur, therefore, said the Ministry will be seeking parliamentary approval to increase the fee. She said as much as £5,000 is charged in other parts of the world. Nana Oye Lithur was speaking on Tuesday, September 16 when she appeared... Read more

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International News

UN calls for $1bn to fight Ebola

UN calls for $1bn to fight Ebola

More than $1bn (£618m) is needed to fight the West Africa Ebola outbreak - a tenfold increase in the past month, the UN's Ebola co-ordinator has said. David Nabarro made the announcement as the World Health Organization (WHO) described the health crisis as "unparalleled in modern times". It has killed 2,461 people this year, half of the 4,985 infected by the virus, the global health body said. There has been criticism of the... Read more

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Entertainment News

Lawyer Ampaw to help Ghana Police, Interpol in search for Castro

Lawyer Ampaw to help Ghana Police, Interpol in search for Castro

The Ghana Police Service has called on legal practitioner Dr Maurice Kwabena Ampaw to volunteer any information that would lead to the location of hip-life artiste Castro, known in private life as Theophilus Tagoe, dead or alive. The maverick legal practitioner has been very critical of the Service for what he describes as shielding of celebrities in the country. Dr Ampaw has alleged that Castro is alive and it is only the... Read more

Emmanuel Amoh - avatar Emmanuel Amoh 15 Sep 2014