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Father jailed for slashing off leg of his two-year old child

Father jailed for slashing off leg of his two-year old child

 The Agona Swedru Circuit Court has sentenced a 30 year-old father to seven years jail term in hard labour for cutting off the right leg of his two-year old daughter.   Mawuli Dossu, a farmer at Wawase Amponsah-junction, near Agona

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Boy,18, kills 100 year old grandmother over wee at Awutu Osardu

Boy,18, kills 100 year old grandmother over wee at Awutu Osardu

A hundred (100) years old “Awoyo” Prophetess, Comfort Aba Otuaa, a resident of Awutu Osardu in the Agona East District has been murdered by her own grandson over her refusal to give him money to buy marijuana(Weed). The sad incident

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GRA destroys illegal goods seized in the Volta region

GRA destroys illegal goods seized in the Volta region

The Ho Sector Command of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has destroyed tons of restricted and illegally imported goods seized from traders in the Volta Region.   The items, which included; pharmaceutical products, tobacco, Indian hemp,

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Suspected fraudster who allegedly infiltrated police in Kumasi arrested

Suspected fraudster who allegedly infiltrated police in Kumasi arrested

Police in Kumasi have arrested a suspected serial fraudster believed to have infiltrated the ranks of the Ghana Police Service. Francis Ayambilla has been defrauding unsuspecting members of the public using the name of the Upper West Regional Deputy Police

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Couple remanded for drilling nail into 10-year-old maid’s head

Couple remanded for drilling nail into 10-year-old maid’s head

A Magistrate court in Nigeria yesterday remanded a couple, Jude Ozougwu, and his wife, Ifeoma Ozougwu in prison for allegedly brutalising their 10-year-old maid, Nneoma Nnadi. The couple made news over the weekend after photos of the battered body of

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17-year-old boy killed over girlfriend

17-year-old boy killed over girlfriend

A 17-year-old boy has been stabbed to death over a girl. The deceased Benjamin Awusah was stabbed in the chest near the right breast by a gang of seven okada riders. The incident occurred at Akuapem Adawso in the Akuapem

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Dead bodies, skeletons uncovered in ‘juju’ man’s house after raid

Dead bodies, skeletons uncovered in ‘juju’ man’s house after raid

Fetish Priest   A shocking video online has captured moments security personnel uncovered dead bodies and skeletons during a raid in a ‘Juju’ man’s house. Though the location of the said raid is not known, the suspect, who is currently

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Zimbabwe minister sacked for ‘inappropriate conduct’

Zimbabwe minister sacked for ‘inappropriate conduct’

Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa has sacked health minister Obadiah Moyo over inappropriate conduct. Mr Moyo was dismissed “with immediate effect for conduct inappropriate for a government minister”, a statement issued by the president’s chief secretary, Misheck Sibanda said. Secretary of

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EC dismisses three temporary electoral officers over theft of forms

EC dismisses three temporary electoral officers over theft of forms

The Electoral Commission Monday said it had dismissed three temporary officers over the theft of eight Form 1A forms at the Sagnarigu Municipality in the Northern Region and cautioned that it would not shield any officer caught in wrongdoing.  

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3 tied overnight for stealing a goat at Damongo

3 tied overnight for stealing a goat at Damongo

Three young men, Jelil, Abdalah and Alhaji Adam were on Wednesday night tied standing to a tree at Yagbon Residential Area, a suburb of Damongo in the West Gonja Municipality till morning for stealing a goat. The youth of the

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