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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 […]

Marine 711
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Pirates free 3 Koreans but Ghanaian and Greek partner still in captivity

After spending 34 days in captivity in the hands of pirates, three Korean sailors who were kidnapped on March 26, this year while fishing in Ghanaian waters near Keta in the Volta Region have been released. The sailors were released in the wee hours of April 27 after a ransom […]

68-year-old woman in court over wee possession
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68-year-old woman in court over wee possession

A 68-year-old woman has been dragged before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly lacing Akpetshie, a local alcoholic drink, with a substance suspected to be Indian hemp. Patricia Ali, who could barely walk, allegedly had in her possession 69 wrappers of a substance suspected to be Indian Hemp when police […]

Akollobila has served 5 of his 10 years in prison
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92 year old man in jail for selling wee

The Executive Director of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng has appealed to government to review Ghana’s drug policy in order to decriminalize certain offences relating to narcotic use in the country. This petition comes at the back of the imprisonment of a feeble aged man and many others […]