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Five Burkinabe Nationals Sentenced to 20 Years for Illegal Mining

The Wa Circuit Court has handed down a 20-year prison sentence to five Burkinabe nationals for their involvement in illegal mining in the Wa West district of the Upper West region. The court found the individuals guilty of contravening section 23(1) of the Criminal Offences Act and section 99 of …

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57-year-old Widow Takes Her Life After Being Scammed $1.5 Million by Fake Online Lover

57-year-old Laura Kowal, a widow, has reportedly took her life by drowning after being scammed out of $1.5 million. Kowal, who hailed from Illinois, fell victim to a scam perpetrated by an individual she met on a dating app, whom she believed to be a Swedish businessman named Frank Borg. …

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National Security Operative Accused of Defrauding Businessman in Excavator Sale

A 34-year-old individual employed as a National Security Operative at the Jubilee House faces allegations of involvement in a complex fraud case related to the sale of an excavator. Willis Amoako Kotei, the accused, is said to have conspired with three others to deceive a businessman into purchasing heavy machinery. …

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Supreme Court Rules Payment of Salaries to Spouses of President and Vice President Unconstitutional

The Supreme Court of Ghana has declared the payment of salaries and allowances to the spouses of the President and Vice President unconstitutional. The seven-member panel, chaired by Chief Justice Gertrude Torkornoo, unanimously held that the positions of the First and Second Ladies of Ghana do not fall under the …

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Fatawu Issahaku’s Hat-Trick Powers Leicester City to Victory Over Southampton

Ghanaian winger Fatawu Issahaku showcased his skill with a stunning hat-trick as Leicester City secured a dominant 5-0 victory over Southampton on Tuesday night. The win puts Leicester on the brink of promotion to the Premier League, needing just one win from their final two matches against Preston or Blackburn …

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Heavy Rainstorm Causes Power Outages in Parts of Accra – ECG

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has attributed the power outages, locally known as ‘dumsor,’ experienced in parts of the Greater Accra Region to a heavy rainstorm on Tuesday morning. In a statement dated Tuesday, April 23, 2024, the ECG informed its customers in the Greater Accra Region that “the …

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Tragic Accident Claims Three Lives in Asseseso, Eastern Region

Three individuals tragically lost their lives in a road accident at Asseseso, a community in the Okere district of the Eastern Region. The incident involved a Toyota minibus with registration number GT 5990-21, which was traveling from Accra to Somanya. According to reports, the driver of the minibus began to …

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Four Remanded Over Involvement in Tema-Mpakadan Train Accident

Four individuals have been remanded by the High Court in Accra for their alleged involvement in the train accident that occurred last week at Kpong in the Eastern Region. The accident resulted in significant damage to the train and disrupted transportation services in the area. The accused individuals, identified as …

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Skyy FC Owner Wilson Arthur Contemplates Exit from Football Due to Referee Controversies

Wilson Arthur, the owner of Skyy FC, is considering leaving club football due to what he perceives as referee dishonesty. In an interview with Akoma FM, Arthur expressed frustration over several referees’ decisions that he believes unfairly favored opposing teams. “After 22 games in Division One, I can say that …

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GIMPA Law Lecturer Appointed Visiting Professor at Temple University Beasley School of Law

Clement Akapame, a lawyer in private practice and senior law lecturer at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) Law School, has been appointed as a visiting professor at Temple University Beasley School of Law. Akapame currently teaches International Commercial Law at GIMPA Law School’s LL.M program and …

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