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Gruesome murder: Law lecturer found dead with hands and legs tied

Details are emerging about the possible murder of Prof Emmanuel Yaw Benneh, a senior lecturer of Law at the University of Ghana.He is said to have been killed at his home in Accra. While details of his death and possible murder are sketchy at this moment, his colleague at the Faculty, Poku Adusei, has given a chilling account of the ...

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GFA appoints 10 Regional Referee Managers

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has appointed regional Referee Managers.In accordance with the new Refereeing structure, Referee’s Manager’s for the various Regional Football Associations have been appointed. The Referees Managers at the regional level will be tasked to help the main GFA Referees Manager to carry out his job at the regional level. The Ghana Football Association a few months ...

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Regulation of real estate agency services will rid industry of fraud – Lecturer

Dr Jonathan Zinzi Ayitey, a Senior Lecturer, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, has stressed the need for the regulation of real estate agency services to rid the industry of fraud, laundering of illegal income, and tax evasion. He said appropriate regulation would minimise the effect of the vices on the national economy and enhance the international image of ...

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Chibok students sit exams for first time since abduction

Students in the Nigerian town of Chibok have been taking secondary school exams there for the first time since more than 200 girls were abducted by Boko Haram in 2014. Parents and staff in Chibok have told the BBC they were happy that their children could take their exams closer to home. For many years local students had to travel ...

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Belgium will now return Lumumba’s remains, a tooth after nearly 60 years

Belgium will now return to his family the mortal remains of Patrice Lumumba, the DR Congo‘s first democratically elected prime minister who was slain in a Western-backed overthrow from power. Belgium’s federal prosecutor’s office announced on Thursday that Lumumba’s family will receive a tooth, obtained by police officer Gerard Soete because Lumumba’s burned body could not be identified and recovered ...

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Sudan declares state of economic emergency after sharp fall in currency

Sudan declared an economic state of emergency on Thursday after its currency fell sharply in recent weeks, setting up special courts to prosecute what officials called a “systematic operation” to vandalise the economy. The transitional government, in charge of the country since the ouster of Omar al-Bashir last year, will criminalise purchasing, selling, possessing or smuggling of raw gold or ...

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State of our roads will determine who we vote for – Tumu chief tells Bawumia

Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President

The state of the roads in the Sissala East Municipality will determine how and for whom the people there will vote in the 7 December 2020 polls, the paramount chief of the Tumu Traditional Area, Kuoro Richard Babini Kanton IV, has said. At a durbar to welcome Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, who is touring the Upper West Region, Kuoro ...

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Nigeria’s Kaduna passes law to castrate child rapists

Lawmakers in Nigeria’s Kaduna State have approved surgical castration as punishment for those convicted of raping children under the age of 14.State governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai needs to sign the bill for it to become law in the north-western state.He has previously supported castration to prevent rapists from re-offending.The move follows public outrage over a wave of rapes, which prompted ...

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US Wildfires: Mahama chides US govt for abdicating fight against climate change

Former President John Dramani Mahama has berated the US government for shooting itself in the foot following the latter’s disinterest in the fight against climate change. More than 100 wildfires are currently scorching 12 western US states. The worst affected are Oregon, California and Washington, where entire towns have been destroyed. Commenting on the incident, the former Ghanaian leader said ...

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Election 2020: Ghanaians will vote in freedom, peace and a secure environment – Akufo-Addo

Nana Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has reiterated his commitment to ensure that the Ghanaian electorate are able to cast their vote in peace, security and freedom on 7th December. Addressing the Bono Region House of Chiefs on Thursday 10th September 2020, President Akufo-Addo assured the House of the “wholehearted efforts that are going to be made by ...

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