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Akufo Addo with the US Ambassador Robert Jackson
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US to sanction Ghana if gov’t refuses to sanction the deportation of Ghanaians

Ghana could be slapped with “visa restrictions” by the US government if it fails to comply with international obligations “regarding issuance of travel documents.” According to the US government, the West African nation has not been proactive in issuing travel documents to Ghanaians awaiting deportation in the USA hence the […]

Kingsley Sarfo
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A Ghanaian footballer jailed 32 months in Sweden

A Swedish court has sentenced a Ghana international to 32 months in prison after Kingsley Sarfo was found guilty of two cases of rape of an under-aged girl. The Malmo District Court says the 23-year old Sarfo, a midfielder with top Swedish club Malmo FF, had sexual intercourse with a […]

NYC Transit suspended lines to remove her body
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African electrocuted after jumping onto subway tracks in New York

  A teenage girl died Tuesday after she jumped into the railbed of a Bronx subway to retrieve something, but touched the third rail and was electrocuted, officials said. Adama Laura Jenneh, 17, a straight-A student at Martin Luther King High School in Manhattan, lost her footing as she went […]

Dr Agyei Bawuah and President Trump
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Ghana’s Ambassador to the US to sanction deportation of Ghanaians

Ghana’s Ambassador to the U.S. has been caught in a cat and mouse game, with the US authorities piling pressure on him to sanction the deportation of thousands of Ghanaians. Dr Agyei Bawuah has described as unfair, pressure on him to give his approval for hundreds of Ghanaians to be […]

Kwasi Anim Boadu and his sister Naya
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21 year old Ghanaian stabbed to death in London

A 21-year-old man of Ghanaian descent, Kwasi Anim-Boadu has been stabbed to death in London. The deceased was knifed near Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s home in Finsbury Park. According to the UK’s Standard, the incident which occurred on Saturday is the 39th fatal knife attack in London this year. His […]

Frederick Amfo
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Rape victim outraged after Ghanaian Uber driver posted bail, fled the US

An Uber driver charged with raping a passenger earlier this month was able to walk free because officials failed to notify immigration agents about his arrest, authorities said. Frederick Amfo, 30, an illegal immigrant from Ghana, was arrested after a female passenger said that on April 8 he forced her […]

Mark Agoro, Felicia Dufour and Wilfred Owusu
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3 Ghanaians involved in smuggling drugs worth £32m into Britain

Three persons suspected to be Ghanaians have been arrested in Britain for being part of a 13-member drug syndicate that smuggled £32 million (GH¢203,001,958.59) worth of cocaine and cannabis into the country. The three, Felicia Kufour, Mark Agoro, 52 and Wilfred Owusu, 30 were arrested in separate raids across the […]

Ohene, 21, has been charged with indecent exposure, disorderly ,conduct, assault and resisting arrest
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A Ghanaian Harvard University student brutalized by police

A Ghanaian Harvard University student who was reportedly high on drugs was repeatedly punched by a police officer after running naked into the street, in an incident that was captured on video on Friday night. The violent altercation between Selorm Ohene, 21, and a half-dozen officers with the Cambridge Police […]

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Alleged Ghanaian drug dealer executed in Singapore

A Ghanaian, Billy Agbozo, has been executed in Singapore after a court convicted him of drug-related offenses in 2016. The Central Narcotics Bureau of Singapore announced earlier this week that it had executed Agbozo on Friday, 9 March 2018. The deceased, 39 years old, was convicted for importing 1,634.9 grams […]

Ghanaians deported from the USA
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86 Ghanaians deported from USA; more to follow

Eighty-six Ghanaians deported from the United States of America arrived in Ghana on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. They were arrested at different states for various immigration offences such abuse of the terms of their visas and engaging in illegal employment. The deportees, all males, came on a chartered flight on […]