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Tamale: COVID-19 positive Guinean woman escapes from quarantine centre

Tamale: COVID-19 positive Guinean woman escapes from quarantine centre

One of the eight Guineans who tested positive for the novel coronavirus has escaped from the facility in which they are being quarantined in Tamale. According to the Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed, the patient, a woman in her early

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COVID-19 lockdown: We’re looking for officer who ‘punished’ Kasoa resident – Commander

COVID-19 lockdown: We’re looking for officer who ‘punished’ Kasoa resident – Commander

The Commanding Officer for the 64 Infantry Regiment of the Ghana Armed Forces, Lieutenant Colonel Appah says efforts are being made to find the officer who abused a resident of Kasoa by making him undertake frog jumps on the streets.

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Cargo drivers ‘smuggling’ head porters to the North forced to turn back

Cargo drivers ‘smuggling’ head porters to the North forced to turn back

Two cargo trucks, each carrying over 40 passengers, including children, bound for Walewale in the North East Region from Accra, have been forced to return. They were escaping the partial lock-down against Covid-19, which came into effect on Monday, March

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COVID-19: Akufo-Addo grants amnesty to 808 prisoners

COVID-19: Akufo-Addo grants amnesty to 808 prisoners

Prisoners in Ghana President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo upon the recommendation of the Prisons Service Council and in consultation with the Council of State has “already, in accordance with Article 72(1) of the 1992 constitution granted amnesty to 808 convict

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US man dies after taking drug he thought could stop coronavirus

US man dies after taking drug he thought could stop coronavirus

Parents who let loose their children to loiter or engage in petty trading within the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis will be arrested, local authorities have announced as part of measures to control the spread of the novel coronavirus outbreak in the country.

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Police gun down two suspected armed robbers

Police gun down two suspected armed robbers

The Police have gunned down two suspected armed robbers believed to be part of a 13-member gang which allegedly shot and killed a policeman on patrol at Bortianor Junction, near Weija, in a shootout five years ago. The two robbers,

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Man jailed seven years for defilement

Man jailed seven years for defilement

  – A 20-year-old man who appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for defiling and impregnating a 15-year-old girl at the Arts Centre in Accra has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment. Emmanuel Teye has since December 2018 had countless

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Man apprehended by police for firing gun at NIA registration centre

Man apprehended by police for firing gun at NIA registration centre

A 35-year-old man, Stephen Tetteh has been apprehended by the Asesewa Police in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern region for unlawfully firing gunshots at an NIA registration centre on Thursday morning, March 19, 2020. Stephen Tetteh who entered

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Two remanded for pouring acid on another man

Two remanded for pouring acid on another man

  Two alleged drug peddlers who allegedly poured acid on another man whom they suspected to have leaked information about them to the Police, have appeared at an Accra Circuit Court. Gideon Mensah Sowah and Richard Danso have been charged

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Hohoe: Landlord, tenant sentenced for sanitation offences

Hohoe: Landlord, tenant sentenced for sanitation offences

The Hohoe Magistrate Court has sentenced Jonas Magbeh, a landlord and Peter Gah, a tenant to a fine of GH¢420.00 for indiscriminate disposal of human excreta and accumulation of waste water behind their bathhouse. Jonas and Peter both pleaded guilty

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