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Man electrocuted in power box in Tema

A man believed to be in his 40s has been electrocuted in a power box in Tema Community Four. He is said to be one of the drug addicts who allegedly often stole cables from power boxes which fed streetlights...

Driver in court for pouring acid on wife

A 32-year-old driver, Bakari Adams, who allegedly poured acid on his wife’s body and face at Madina Zongo, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with causing harm. Bakari Adams is said to have absconded after the act on...

Woman seeks divorce because husband is too nice, never fights with her

In what can only be described as one of the most bizarre divorce pretexts ever, a Muslim woman has asked a Sharia court to end her marriage because her husband loves her too much. The unidentified woman from the Sambhal...

Burmese woman shocks internet with her tiny 13.7 inch waist

Su ‘Moh Moh’ Naing, a 23-year-old girl from Myanmar shot to online fame earlier this week after being featured by a popular English tabloid for having an incredibly thin waist. The Burmese student claims to have a waist circumference of...

Photographer living in camera-shaped house names sons Canon, Nikon and Epson

According to local news blog All About Belgaum, Ravi Hongal has been obsessed with photography since childhood. He wasn’t the best student, but he was always out an about with Pentax and Zenit cameras shooting pictures, and was always...

SA settlements named ‘Covid-19’ and ‘Sanitiser’

A community in a newly formed informal settlement near the South African city of Cape Town has given the pandemic a new twist and named their area Covid-19. The place is occupied by people who have lost their income due...

Cat rescued after two weeks with head stuck in plastic jar

Animal rescuers in New Zealand said a cat with a plastic peanut butter jar stuck over its head was captured after two weeks of evading rescue. Annaliese England, manager of the Matamata Animal Trust, said the cat with the jar...

We’ll Be Back! Inmates escape prison, leave note promising to return in two weeks

Italian media reported the strange case of two inmates who managed to escape from Rebibbia prison and left behind a letter explaining their reason for escaping and promising to be back soon. On the night of June 2nd, Davad Zukanovic,...

Deer runs into Black Lives Matter protest in New Jersey, seriously injuring woman

Three people were injured, one seriously, while marching in a Black Lives Matter protest in New Jersey on Friday when a deer bolted into the crowd of demonstrators, according to officials. The South Brunswick Police Department said on Twitter the...

Thailand seafood fraudsters sentenced to 1,446 years in jail

A court in Thailand has sentenced two owners of a restaurant to 1,446 years in prison each for defrauding the public. Last year, Laemgate seafood restaurant launched a pay-in-advance food promotion online. Up to 20,000 people purchased 50 million Thai baht...

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“You’re a competent, compassionate, visionary leader” – Volta Chief to President Akufo-Addo

The Paramount Chief of Afife and President of the Afife Traditional Council, Torgbui Adrakpanya VI, has described the President...

Mahama condemns partisan disbursement of COVID-19 relief fund

The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress,(NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, has condemned the government’s selective and partisan disbursement of COVID-19 relief fund. Addressing...

NASA “scrapes” space dust from Bennu and sends it back to Earth

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020,  at 6:12 p.m. EDT (22:30 GMT)NASA will conduct one of the most daring missions in its 62-year history when...

2020 ballot sheet: NPP, NDC pick number 1 and 2 spots

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have picked the first and second spots respectively on the presidential...

Mfantseman: Widow files nomination with EC to replace Ekow Kwansah Hayford

The widow of the late Member of Parliament (MP) for Mfantseman, Mrs Ophelia Mensah Hayford has filed her nomination papers with the Electoral Commission...