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Two mobile money agents shot dead by suspected robbers

Two mobile money agents shot dead by suspected robbers

Two mobile money agents have been shot dead by suspected armed robbers at Pelungu market in the Upper East region. Nyankonton Mu Nsem’s Issah Anthony, reporting the incident on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm said, the incident occurred today [Friday] afternoon at

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Taxi driver kills police officer at Doblo

Taxi driver kills police officer at Doblo

A taxi driver who was allegedly resisting arrest has killed a 44-year-old police officer attached to the Formed Police Unit (FPU) at the Doblo Barrier on the Amasaman–Nsawam Road. According to reports, the deceased, Sergeant Owusu Appiah was attempting to

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Gunmen rip pregnant teenager’s womb open, escape with unborn baby, kill pastor in Rivers

Gunmen rip pregnant teenager’s womb open, escape with unborn baby, kill pastor in Rivers

Unknown gunmen have killed a pregnant teenager, ripped her womb open and took the unborn baby away in Rumuoro village, Ogbakiri, in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State. The gunmen also killed four others, including a Pastor, Joseph Nheme,

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2 shot in deadly bank robbery at Nabdam

2 shot in deadly bank robbery at Nabdam

Some two persons have been shot dead by armed men who allegedly robbed a branch of the First Allied Bank at Pelungu in the Nabdam district of the Upper East Region. The identities of the two men are yet to

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Nigerian convicted for attempting to secure a Ghanaian passport

Nigerian convicted for attempting to secure a Ghanaian passport

An Accra Circuit Court has convicted Philip Okoye, a 29-year-old Nigerian for attempting to secure a Ghanaian passport under a Ghanaian name. Okoye managed to secure a Ghanaian birth certificate and was applying for the passport with the name, Philip

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Queenmother, 8 others on the run after failed attempt to steal spiritual stool

Queenmother, 8 others on the run after failed attempt to steal spiritual stool

A queenmother and eight others are on the run after a botched attempt to steal the town’s spiritual ‘black stool’ on Thursday April 19, 2018. The Oseim queenmother,  Obaapayin Akosua Atwimaa and the eight unnamed men had their motive thwarted

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Tweneboah Koduah SHS headmaster interdicted over sexual misconduct

Tweneboah Koduah SHS headmaster interdicted over sexual misconduct

The headmaster of the Tweneboah Koduah Senior High School in the Ashanti Region, has been interdicted following allegations of sexual misconduct. Rev. Francis Badu Agyare is alleged to be having sexual affairs with female students of the school. The Education

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Texas emergency operator jailed for 911 call hang ups

Texas emergency operator jailed for 911 call hang ups

A former 911 operator in Houston, Texas has been found guilty of hanging up on emergency calls. Crenshanda Williams, 44, was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months of probation for interfering with emergency telephone calls. The Harris

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Five nabbed over fake DVLA stickers and roadworthy certificates

Five nabbed over fake DVLA stickers and roadworthy certificates

Five persons have been put before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly possessing quantity of forged Driver Vehicle and Licensing Authority (DVLA) stickers and Vehicle Registration Certificates (VRCs) and receipts. They are Naa Dei, a typist, Kinsley Opare, a footballer,

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Tramadol abuse: 48 shops in Sunyani to face sanctions

Tramadol abuse: 48 shops in Sunyani to face sanctions

The Brong Ahafo Regional Office of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has seized more than 1,200 capsules and 280 tablets of Tramadol tablets from 48 chemical and pharmacy shops. The tramadol used to treat moderate to severe pain, was seized because

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