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Coup plot: Court adjourns treason trial to December 19

The Kaneshie District Court on Wednesday adjourned the treason trial involving ten persons to December 19. This was to enable the prosecution to continue with its investigation. The court presided over by Mrs Eleanor Kakra Barnes-Botchway asked prosecution whether it had filed the Bill of Indictment (BI)  of the prosecution …

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Tamasco finds teacher guilty of rape

A sports teacher of the Tamale Senior High School (TAMASCO), Razak Alhassan aka Starboy, has been found guilty of sexual misconduct. This was contained in a report issued by a Disciplinary Committee investigating an alleged rape case against Mr. Alhassan. The report signed by Rev. Edward Azeka, Headmaster of the …

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Two shot dead at queenmother’s coronation

Two persons have been confirmed dead at Mankessim following sporadic gunshots by an unknown assailant during the outdooring of a paramount queenmother on Saturday. The dead – an officer of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) whose name was given only as Ampofo and a civilian who was yet to …

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Teacher shot dead at Walewale in robbery attack

A 30-year-old teacher with the Ghana Education Service (GES) has been shot dead by suspected armed robbers at Walewale in the West Mamprusi Municipality of the North-East region. According to Joy News’ Eliasu Tanko, Gifty Atingawaya was returning from Nalerigu in the company of her husband and two others when …

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Man convicted for stealing ECG meters

An electrical technician who stole six single-phase prepaid electricity meters belonging to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and sold them has been convicted and sentenced by an Accra circuit court. John Afadi, 27, was convicted on his plea of guilty to eight counts, including interfering with the ECG system …

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