A lot is currently happening in Ghana. We have compiled the latest trending and breaking news in Ghana on Thursday, 21st September, 2023.
NEWS 1: Police Arrest “OccupyJulorbiHouse” Demonstrators
In the early hours of Thursday, the police arrested several demonstrators who were participating in the #OccupyJulorbiHouse protest.
According to report, the police gave prior warnings to halt the protest but the organisers pressed on with the protest, calling for various reforms such as a reduction in the cost of living, an end to corruption, and improved governance. Among those arrested was Oliver Barker Vormawor, the #FixtheCountry convener, who shared a video on social media showing protestors dressed in black and red seated inside a police bus.
Bridget Otoo, Metro TV reporter alleged that one of her reporter was beaten by six police men.
News 2 : Education News
The Ghana Education Service(GES) has asked all heads of senior high schools(SHS) to allow students above 18 years to go home and partake in the ongoing limited voter registration exercise.
“The Form two(2) students are granted three (3) days effective Friday, 22nd to Sunday, 24th September, 2023.
“By a copy of this letter Regional Directors of Education are kindly requested to communicate the above to all Heads of Second Cycle institutions within your jurisdiction.
News 3: Nine Shot Dead In Pusiga, Upper East
Nine people have been shot dead in an attack on two buses in Pusiga, in the Upper East Region.
According to sources, the assailants blocked the buses on their way to Bawku from Cinkaasi in neighbouring Togo at the Gbewaa College of Education police barrier and opened fire.
NEWS 4: Holiday In Ghana
Today, 21st September, 2023 happens to be a public holiday. This is the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day. This is a day to observe, commemorate, and remember the birthday of Ghana’s first president, Dr Kwame Nkrumah