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SDA Pastor and family
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Fire kills SDA pastor’s wife, 3 children and mother-in-law at Dansoman

The wife of the Dansoman SDA District pastor, mother-in-law and three children were Sunday burnt to death in a fire outbreak at Dansoman, Akokofoto in Accra. Graphic Online gathers that the incident happened between 5 and 6am on Sunday August 19, 2018. Pastor Ato Kessie, the Dansoman District pastor of […]

14 year old suffers injuries after receiving 36 lashes
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14-year-old given 36 lashes by police for ‘insubordination’

The District Police Commander for Akontombra in the Western Region, ASP Dickson Obeng, has been accused of prescribing 36 lashes as a corrective measure for a 14-year-old class 6 pupil, Stanley Antwi of the St. James Anglican Primary at Akontombra. In photos making rounds on social media, Stanley is seen […]

US Ambassador Robert Jackson and Charlotte Osei
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“Charlotte Osei, most competent person” – US Ambassador

Outgoing U.S. Ambassador, Robert P. Jackson, has said he is “very troubled” about the description of the dismissed Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) as “incompetent”. Mr Jackson said despite her removal from office, Mrs Charlotte Osei remains one of the most competent persons he has ever met. President Nana […]

Robert Jackson, US Ambassador to Ghana
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Ghanaian officials to meet US Ambassador today over deportation

Officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will later Monday, June 23, meet the US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson and other officials of the Embassy over the impending deportation of some 7,000 Ghanaians. The meeting is aimed at finding a solution to the ensuing impasse between the US and […]

Bantama Juvenile ‘gang rape’ suspects jailed 36 months
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Bantama Juvenile ‘gang rape’ suspects jailed 36 months

The four suspects who were referred to the Juvenile Court in connection with the alleged sexual assault at Bantama in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi, have been sentenced to serve in a Senior Correctional Facility for 36 months each. Three of the suspects were charged with defilement and conspiracy to […]

Daniel Asiedu on trial for the murder of JB Dankwah
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NPP contracted me to kill JB Danquah – Suspect confesses

One of the accused standing trial in the murder of former Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North Constituency Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu, Daniel Asiedu, has told an Accra District Court that he was hired by some persons in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to commit the crime. He said his […]

Prof. Ken Attafuah, NIA Executive Secretary
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Passports, birth certificates not guarantee for Ghana card – Attafuah

The Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority (NIA) Professor Ken Attafuah has said holding a Ghana passport or birth certificate does not guarantee an automatic right to the Ghana Card. According to the NIA Boss, presenting the aforementioned documents for the purposes of registration and issuance of the Ghana […]

Former President John Rawlings
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I will reject heaven if ‘rogue’ Mahama, ‘evil’ Kufuor make it there too – Rawlings

Former President Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings has said if going to Heaven means sharing the place with former President John Mahama and John Kufuor, then he is better off and happy going to hell. The former President launched these unprovoked verbal attacks on the two Former Presidents who ruled […]

Police Officer beaten up by some military men
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Police and the Military in a nasty clash in Tamale

Political heads have roundly condemned a nasty clash in Tamale between lawless police and military personnel in Tamale, Wednesday. Northern Region Minister Salifu Saeed described the incident as shameful and an indictment on the Regional Commanders who appear to have lost control over their men. He has asked the heads […]

Asokwa District Magistrate Court
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‘Chairman Wontumi’ and Bantama MP fight over property

Ashanti Regional Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako has defied a court order to vacate a residential property which is a subject for litigation between him and a legislator. Mr. Antwi Boasiako reportedly restrained court officials and police from entering the premises to enforce the […]