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Permanently disfigured Banza Mwela

Congolese Pastor attacked with acid for joining Adventist Church

  Banza Mwela, the pastor of a Sunday-keeping church in the Democratic Republic of Congo, nearly died when his wife and son doused him with skin-burning acid on the day of his baptism into the Seventh-day Adventist Church. But Banza, his face permanently disfigured, clung to life and today is […]

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 […]

Alhaji Sulemana Alhassan

Suspended Upper West Regional Minister reinstated

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reinstated the Upper West Regional Minister, Alhassan Suleman. Mr Suleman was suspended following an attack on the Upper West Regional Office of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) in Wa on January 31, 2018. A statement signed by the Director of Communications at the […]

The accused has been granted a GHC50,000 bail
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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 […]

Kwasi Anim Boadu and his sister Naya
Africans Abroad

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
Africans Abroad

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 […]

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 […]

Mark Agoro, Felicia Dufour and Wilfred Owusu
Africans Abroad

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 […]

President Akufo-Addo and Theresa May

UK to help Ghana remove anti – gay laws

The United Kingdom has taken the blame for introducing anti-gay laws in former colonies such as Ghana. The UK government says it is thus ready to help such countries rewrite their laws to accommodate gays. The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, while addressing the Commonwealth heads of government meeting in […]

Ohene, 21, has been charged with indecent exposure, disorderly ,conduct, assault and resisting arrest
Africans Abroad

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 […]