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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 […]

Ghanaians charged for romance scam
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7 Ghanaians arrested and charged for online romance scam in the US

Seven Ghanaians; Kwabena M. Bonsu, Kwasi A. Oppong, Kwame Ansah, John Y. Amoah, Samuel Antwi, King Faisal Hamidu, and Cynthia Appiagyei have been indicted by a US court in Columbus Ohio for romance scam, has learnt. An eighth person, Nkosiyoxoxo Msuthu, a South African was also indicted. The eight […]

Bobby was stabbed to death in Tottenham
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23-year-old Ghanaian stabbed to death in London

Reports reaching indicates a 23-year-old Ghanaian has been stabbed to death at London in the United Kingdom (UK). The deceased whose name was only given as Kobby was stabbed Saturday morning on the streets of Tottenham, North London. His uncle Kwame Zion who confirmed the sad news to Ghanaguardian’s […]

CBP officers seized $143,968 from three Ghanaians
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U.S. Customs seizes $143,000 unreported currency from three Ghanaians

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers, seized $143,968 in unreported currency from two men who departed for Ghana, and one who arrived from Ghana in three separate incidents during the weekend at Washington Dulles International Airport. CBP is not releasing the travelers’ names because none was criminally charged. During outbound […]

British Airways
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British Airways to Ghana grounded due to a bedbug infestation

British Airways had to ground a jet after the cabin crew refused to fly on it due to a bedbug infestation. They walked out minutes before take-off and were beyond their working hours when a replacement plane was found. The flight to Ghana eventually left Heathrow four hours late. It […]

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Education
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Gov’t abandons medical students in Cuba

The government of Ghana has abandoned about 264 medical students in Cuba on government scholarships. In an interview with Osei Agyena on Ako radio, Nyarko Quansah, president of the students union expressed deep concern over government’s refusal to pay heed to their plight. Nawwaf Abass Lamin who is the organizing […]