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Cobbler sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for defilement

Cobbler sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for defilement

A 21-year-old cobbler convicted for defiling and impregnating a 13-year-old girl has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour by the Juaso Circuit Court in the Asante-Akim South District. Kofi Boamah caused laughter in court when he prayed

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Nigerian hairdresser remanded for human trafficking

Nigerian hairdresser remanded for human trafficking

A 29-year-old Nigerian hairdresser who allegedly trafficked a girl from Nigeria to Ghana to engage in prostitution has been remanded into Police custody by an Accra Circuit Court. Omotola Daramola charged with human trafficking pleaded not guilty before the court

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24,000 acres of forest reserve at Upper Denkyira depleted by Chinese ‘galamseyers’

24,000 acres of forest reserve at Upper Denkyira depleted by Chinese ‘galamseyers’

24,000 acres of forest reserve at Diaso in the Upper Denkyira West District of the Central Region has been devirginized by illegal Chinese miners. A task force found the illegal miners at the Aminase Forest Range Reserve arresting the twelve

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Ritual murder hits Pokuase Mayera

Ritual murder hits Pokuase Mayera

The body of a child believed to be 7 years of age has been discovered floating on a river at Mayera – Pokuase in the Ga North Municipality of the Greater Accra Region. Residents of the area and its environs

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Police on manhunt for 4 NDC ‘Hawks’ over Kumasi shooting

Police on manhunt for 4 NDC ‘Hawks’ over Kumasi shooting

The Ashanti Regional Police has launched a search for four people suspected to be involved in the shooting that took place in Kumasi at the office of the National Democratic Congress. In a press release, the police indicated the four

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Suspected Thief Returns Stolen Items After Bees Were Used To Nab Him

Suspected Thief Returns Stolen Items After Bees Were Used To Nab Him

Residents of Masindi town in Uganda were shocked after a suspected thief returned stolen items he had stolen from a resident of Kijura cell which is in the Masindi town of Uganda. In what looked like a witchcraft manifestation for

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UN experts urge govt to ensure justice for slain Ahmed

UN experts urge govt to ensure justice for slain Ahmed

Ghana must ensure an independent, prompt and transparent investigation into the killing of journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale Divela, say UN human rights experts. “We call on the authorities in Ghana to ensure that the perpetrators of this terrible crime are brought to

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Fulani herdsmen kill one, injure others in Agogo; set village ablaze

Fulani herdsmen kill one, injure others in Agogo; set village ablaze

Seven armed men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have killed one and injured several others at Abrewanko a farming community in Asante Akyem Municipality of the Ashanti Region, MyNewsGh.com has confirmed. According to the reports gathered by this portal, the

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Stepmother convicted after slashing 5-year-old’s hand

Stepmother convicted after slashing 5-year-old’s hand

The woman who inflicted knife wound on the hand of her 5-year-old step-son leading to its amputation has been convicted of a fine of Gh¢ 1,020 or in default, go to jail for 18 months. Efua Abeduwa pleaded guilty to

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Kumasi: 36-year-old khebab seller murdered

Kumasi: 36-year-old khebab seller murdered

A 36-year-old man has been found dead near the Kumasi Racecourse market in the Ashanti Region, with his throat slit. Charles Ayirika’s body was found at the bank of the Subin river close to the Racecourse market in the morning

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