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Former child soldier Dominic Ongwen sentenced to 25 years of imprisonment

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has sentenced Dominic Ongwen, a former child soldier who became one of the top commanders of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), to 25 years in prison for war crimes and crimes against humanity...

Alleged Security operatives nabbed for illegal mining in Atewa Forest

About 30 persons alleged to be National Security Operatives are in the grips of the police for engaging in illegal mining activities in the Atewa Forest in the Eastern Region. The security group was arrested on Wednesday morning, by forest...

Contempt case against Rex Omar, 14 others adjourned to May 17

The Accra Human Rights Court has adjourned to May 17, 2021, the case in which a lawyer is seeking the court to jail musician, Rex Omar, and 14 others for contempt of court. Mr Gabriel Awunyo, who is representing George...

70 foreigners arrested in Kasoa swoop remanded

Seventy foreigners out of the 340 persons arrested in a swoop at Kasoa and its environs, in the Awutu Senya Municipality of the Central Region, last Thursday, have been remanded by the Ofaakor Circuit Court. The foreigners, who were arrest...

Trader jailed for impregnating his physically challenged daughter

The Ofaakor Circuit Court has sentenced Moses Agbavitor, a 37-year-old trader, to 16-months imprisonment for impregnating his 17-year-old physically challenged daughter, at Odunkwa, near Papaase number Two. The court presided over by Samuel Kwasi Agyei deferred accused person’s sentence to...

We are concerned about unsolved Suale’s murder – GJA

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) says it is frustrated by the lack of progress made in bringing persons who slayed investigative journalist, Ahmed Hussein Saule, to book two years after the incident. Mrs. Linda Asante-Agyei, Vice President of the GJA,...

Security man killed in a robbery attack at Dzodze

Some unknown gunmen have killed one Klutse Dzelu, a private security man at Petroland filling station located at Dzodze Camp near Seklekorpe in the Ketu North Municipality of the Volta region. The deceased, believed to be in his late 60s,...

2 arrested for robbing, terrorising Gbawe residents

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly robbing and terrorising residents of Gbawe and its environs, in Accra, last Sunday. George Opoku and Ernest Yeboah, both, 21, who are reported to have been using motorcycles for their operations, are in...

Nigerian jailed four months for attempting to register for Ghana card

The Madina District Court has sentenced a Nigerian, Derick Armstrong to four months imprisonment for falsely representing himself as a Ghanaian in an effort to register for a Ghana Card contrary to law. Armstrong committed the crime at the Premium...

Police officer jailed 30 months for causing harm

General Corporal Kwasi Yeboah of the Kadjebi Police Command has been sentenced to 30-months imprisonment by a Ho Circuit Court for dangerous cycling and causing harm resulting in the death of one Gabriel Azilaku. Yeboah pleaded not guilty to the...

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Majority Leader criticizes #Fixthecountry campaign saying it lacks basis

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Uber removes trip cancellation fees

Uber has announced that it will no longer charge trip cancellation fees. On Saturday, May 8, 2021, the company sent a message via email informing...