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Residents at Bawjiase have called on the Kasoa Police Command to intervene in the use of unregistered motorbikes by suspected criminals in the area. The residents told Rainbow Radio that, the riders use their unregistered bikes to organize crimes in the night. They have since called on the police to take immediate steps in addressing the situation. Reporting the incident, Rainbow Radio’s Nana Yaw Asare said the residents are living in fear over the matter.
A forty year-old waakye seller, Maame Bintu, is in the grips of the Tarkwa police command for allegedly pouring boiled water on her rival in the Western region. The victim according to Rainbow Radio’s Odeshieba Kwadwo Wusu, is in a critical condition. Narrating the incident on Nyankonton Mu Nsem, Kwadwo Wusu said the incident occurred following an argument over a missing Nokia phone.
The best farmer for Ga South Municipal Assembly, Mr. Kofi Avonyo says although he is unlettered, farming has been a fulfillment for him.   He told Rainbow Radio’s Fiifi Ankomah that he took over his father who was also a great farmer and dedicated his time to farming.   Farming he said has really paid off for him and would encourage young people to embrace farming, and take over from their parents to ensure that, the farming business does not die with their parents.   He admonished government to work on the deplorable nature of their roads within Denkyira and other adjoining communities. The community he noted also needs light and has called on authorities to ensure they get a fair share of the national cake.   On his part, the MCE for Ghana South, Chief Joseph Nyani, said the award ceremony was the first of its kind and promised that it would be improved in subsequent years.   The youth he noted must be encouraged to go into farming. Farming in his view is a business depending on how well you will do it.   As part of efforts to create jobs in the sector, government has invested heavily in the agric sector for especially the youth, he said.
It was a sight to behold in Adabraka Friday morning as an alleged sex worker was brutally assaulted by a young man who patronized her services. An eyewitness who spoke to Nyankonto Mu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm said, the young man who picked the sex worker at East Legon and brought her to Adabraka, assaulted her when she demanded for her money after rendering her service. According to the eye witness, the man who has not been identified tore the ladies dress, pointed a gun at her and asked her to go without paying her. It took the intervention of some market women to give the sex worker a cloth to cover herself. The suspect is yet to be identified.       Meanwhile, residents have expressed their displeasure at the activities of sex workers in the community.
Some residents at Wa in the Upper West region have staged a demonstration against an alleged quack doctor in the area. The angry residents wielding clubs and other offensive weapons threatened to kill the doctor for aborting a pregnancy for a young lady who has reportedly died. According to the residents, the self acclaimed doctor has specialized in aborting pregnancies for young ladies in the community. The youth yesterday [Monday]evening , November 27, 2017  stormed the residence of the self acclaimed doctor ,in the bid to lynch him but reporting from the area, Rainbow Radio’s Abubakar Nuhu said the doctor has absconded. The angry youth he said have threatened to kill the self acclaimed doctor should he set foot in the locality again.    
A woman believed to be in her 40s has reportedly slashed the fingers of her rival following a misunderstanding over a cassava farm at Sakyikrom in the Western region. Narrating the incident to Nyankonton Mu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, Odeshiaba Kwadwo Wusu, said the two rivals, Auntie Frimpomaa and Adjoa Fua married to one Opanyin Kwaku Nketia, fought on the cassava farm over who was to harvest the produce.   In the process of the fight, the suspect Adjoa Fua allegedly wielding a knife, attempted to stab her rival but the victim in an attempt to snatch the knife from her, had her fingers slashed.   The suspect has relocated to Accra after the incident and currently wanted by the police.    
As part of efforts to reduce the high rate of teenage pregnancy at Gomoa Makessim in the Central region, traditional leaders have imposed a 6am-6:30pm curfew on residents under the age of 18 years. The curfew takes immediate effect and those who violates the order according to the traditional leaders, will be made  to pay a spot fine of GHc 20. Rainbow Radio’s Nana Yaw Asare said, the action follows the increasing rate of teenage pregnancy in the community. He also revealed that those who will violate the order will be subjected to some lashes.   Meanwhile, residents in the area are appealing to the traditional rulers to review the time since it is not favourable for them.
A woman, whose name was only given as Vida, has reportedly inflicted blade wounds on her rival’s children at Yaw Godo, a farming community in the Eastern region. Mother of the victims, said, she heard her children Kwasivi and Kwame 7 and 8 respectively crying and locked up by the rival. She later got them out of the locked room only to find out that the two were bleeding from blade wounds. She told Nyankonton Mu Nsem that on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm that, when I heard them cry, I thought they had done something bad but she kept them in the room for a very long time and when they got out, I saw them bleeding and when I asked why she inflicted blade wounds on them, she refused to explain her action.   The victims narrating their ordeal to Nyankonton Mu Nsem said, we were playing when all of a sudden the suspect took us into her room, locked us up and started inflicting wounds on us. They also alleged that Vida inflicted wounds on their genitals.   Meanwhile, the suspect is yet to be arrested by the police.
  A large tree collapsed on two vehicles at East Legon, causing serious traffic near the KFC fast food joint on the Lagos Avenue, after nearly an hour-long downpour on Wednesday afternoon.     One saloon car and a commercial vehicle [trotro] were affected but there have been no casualties recorded.         Some passengers according eyewitnesses were able to evacuate the commercial buses,  affected, before the full impact of the tree. Fire service personnel also arrived at the scene to take measures to cut and remove the tree trunk from the cars.    
Fire has razed a bakery at Mankessim after a gas explosion. The inferno, according to the fire service, was as a result of a gas leakage in the room that serves as the bakery. All the equipment used for the production of bread were burnt to ashes, rainbowradioonline.com gathered. The time intervention of the fire men is said to have prevented the situation from worsening. No casualties were recorded. According to reports, the fire started around 4:30am when a worker wanted to light one of the cylinders to begin the day’s bread production. She noticed the fire and raised an alarm which resulted in a distress call to the fire service who were stationed some 300 meters away from the incident site.
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