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Baby thief jailed seven years

A 21-year-old woman was on Monday sentenced to seven years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court for child theft. Mercy Sam, a chop bar attendant, pleaded guilty to child stealing...

Ghanaian-born US citizen posed as soldier in dating site scam – prosecutors

A New Jersey man is accused of using dating websites to scam women out of $2.1m (£1.7m) while claiming to be a US soldier stationed overseas. Prosecutors are using social...

Mobile money vendor killed at Dambai

Fuseini Inusah, 29, a mobile money vendor was on Monday night shot dead by unidentified gunmen at Dambai in the Krachi East Municipality of the Oti Region. The incident occurred...

Suspect in Tamale Policewoman killing faces court today

The main suspect in the murder of a Policewoman, Corporal Agartha Nana Babin, will appear before the Tamale Magistrate Court today, on fresh charges for attempting to murder one...

Court jails woman, boyfriend, 20 years for robbery

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a woman and her boyfriend to ten years imprisonment each for robbing her ex-boyfriend. Jonathan K. Wiallens and Jennifer Agyemang, both in their early...

9 suspected land guards arrested at Kokrobite

Nine  suspected  land guards have been arrested in a special operation at Kokrobite near Weija in Accra. The suspects, who belong to two  factions are Cephas Ahiago, Benjamin Botchway Barnes,...

Police arrest two suspected highway robbers

Police in the Savannah Region have arrested two suspects believed to be members of a gang of armed robbers operating on the Fufulso-Sawla-Wa highway. The suspects have been identified as...

Court sentences scrap collector for stealing police motorbike

Mohammed Kwame, a scrap collector, and a resident of Agbobloshie in Accra has been sentenced by the Dodowa District Court for stealing a motorcycle assigned to the Malejor Police...

NASA investigating first ever crime in Space

Nasa is reported to be investigating a claim that an astronaut accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from the International Space Station, in what may be the...

‘Acid attack woman’ jailed 2 years

The 33-year-old woman who poured acid on her business rival has been jailed two years with hard labour by the Akyem Swedru Circuit Court. Ms Vida Odame-Boadi, alias Ama Vida,...

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Africa

Nigeria shuts Action Against Hunger aid group ‘for feeding militants’

Nigeria's army has stopped the work of international NGO Action Against Hunger accusing it of supplying a militant Islamist group with food and drugs. The...

Free Trade Agreement must serve African interests

The Paramount Chief of Akwamu Traditional Area, Odeneho Kwafo Akoto III, has called on leaders to ensure the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA)...

World

Global climate strikes kick off ahead of UN summit on climate change

As world leaders prepare to meet in New York for a UN Climate Summit next week, millions of young people all over the world...

Tunisia’s former president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali has died, lawyer confirms

Former Tunisian president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali has died, his lawyer, Mounir Ben Salha, confirmed to Euronews by telephone. Ben Ali fled to Saudi Arabia...