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Laureline Garcia-Bertaux murder: Man jailed for life for strangling French film producer

A man who murdered his French film producer ex-girlfriend and buried her in a shallow grave in her London garden has been jailed for at least 24 years. Kirill Belorusov, 32, was convicted of strangling Laureline Garcia-Bertaux, 34 – a killing he covered up by sending fake messages to her family as he made his […]

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WAFU Cup of Nations: Ghana beat Burkina Faso to reach semis

Ghana are through to the semi finals of the WAFU Cup of Nations after beating Burkina Faso 5-4 on penalties. The Black Stars are now two games away to defend their title. The defending Champions showed character having gone down early in the game when Ilina Teindrebeogo scored under 5minutes. Ghana however pushed and created […]

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I’ve been ‘treated like a common criminal’ – Military officer in ‘coup plot’

[L-R] The civilian employee of the GAF, Gersho Akpa and Col Gameli The senior military officer, Colonel Samuel Kojo Gameli, who is being held together with others for allegedly plotting to destabilise Ghana, has expressed disgust at the manner he has been handled by the State so far. According the official, he has since his […]

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Extinction Rebellion: Who are the climate activist group bringing cities to a standstill and what are their aims?

Extinction Rebellion is staging a two-week “international rebellion” in October to urge governments around the world to take action on the climate crisis. The environmental campaign group aims to occupy 12 sites in London including Trafalgar Square and outside Downing Street and the Home Office. Protests are also taking place in 23 cities across the […]

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IAAF 2019: Ghana Men’s 4×100 Relay miss out on finals despite season’s best time

The Men’s 4x100metres relay team could not make it to the finals after finishing sixth in the semi-final heats. Sean Safo-Antwi, Benjamin Azamati, Martin Owusu-Antwi and Joseph Paul Amoah gave a good fight but wasn’t enough to see them through to the finals. Despite finishing with a season’s best time of 38.24sec, the team missed […]

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IAAF 2019: Ghana Women’s 4×100 relay fails to reach finals

Ghana missed out in the finals of the Women’s 4x100metres after placing eighth in the semi-final heat. Team Ghana, ranked the ninth best in the World crossed the line with a time of 43.62sec, a time not enough to secure them a place in the finals. A smooth changeover from Flings Owusu-Agyapong to Gemma Acheampong […]

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Carl Beech: Former judge's call for police to stop believing victims could have 'chilling effect' on rape investigations

A “crisis” in rape prosecutions could be worsened by a damning report into Scotland Yard’s botched investigation into a fake paedophile ring, campaigners have warned. A former High Court judge concluded that the “instruction to ‘believe a ‘victim’s’ account’ should cease” after examining the force’s handling of false complaints by fantasist Carl Beech. “It should […]

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HMP Bronzefield: Baby dies in private women's prison after inmate 'gives birth alone in cell'

Police are investigating the death of a baby at a private women’s prison in Surrey amid reports the mother gave birth alone in her cell at night. South East Coast Ambulance Service were called to HMP Bronzefield, Europe’s largest female prison, at 8.30am last Friday. Officers from Surrey police said they were also called half an […]

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Ex-Ghana World Cup star Boateng, Levante’s Mustapha Riga & Awudu Issaka to thrill fans at football festival ahead of Team George manifesto launch

2010 FIFA World Cup Ghana star Derek Boateng is in a star-studded side that will feature for a former Black Stars players side who will take on renowned football administrators led by George Afriyie. ‘Football people’s favourite candidate’ George Afriyie will captain the football administrators side who will take on star-studded former Black Stars players […]

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Team George Afriyie to open manifesto launch with football festival in Sunyani

Grassroots football has been accorded the biggest recognition yet as the regional Brong Ahafo U15 teams will be offered the platform to thrill football lovers at the Sunyani Technical University. The match, between Brong Ahafo Team A and Team B, kicks off at 7AM on Saturday morning as Team George Afriyie opens their grand manifesto […]

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Prince Harry launches legal action against Mirror and Sun over alleged phone-hacking

The Duke of Sussex has launched two separate legal proceedings against the owners of the Daily Mirror and The Sun newspapers over alleged phone-hacking in the latest round of litigation against the UK press, it has been reported. The precise nature of the legal action is unknown but the palace reportedly confirmed claims have been filed with the High Court […]

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CSE will reduce rape and teenage pregnancy – Antoa chief

Nana Yaw Adom Owusu I The Odikro of Antoa-Krobo in the Kwabre East Municipality associated with Ashanti region, Nana Yaw Adom Owusu I, is urging Ghanaians to embrace the introduction of comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) in schools. He lauded the concept, arguing that it will help minimize rape cases, defilement plus teenage being pregnant. Nana […]

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Stanchart Ghana to pay GH¢140m dividend to shareholders next year

Standard Chartered Bank has announced Friday, March 30, 2020, for the payment of dividend to its preference shareholders. In a notice published in today’s newspapers, the bank announced the payment of dividend to its preference shareholders for the period of six months to March 2020. In June this year, the bank declared a dividend of […]

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Xenophobic attacks in South Africa embarrassed continent: Nigeria’s Buhari

An embarrassment for the continent Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday that a wave of deadly violence against Nigerians and other foreign nationals in South Africa last month was an embarrassment to the continent. In September, rioting and attacks on foreigners led to at least 10 deaths, dozens of injuries and hundreds of arrests, […]

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BREAKING: Winfred Kwaku Osei “Palmer” disqualified for GFA Presidential election

Winfred Kwaku Osei “Palmer” has been disqualified from the race for the Ghana Football Association Presidency. The Tema Youth owner is being deemed not eligible to stand for the GFA Presidency by the vetting committee. Winfred Kwaku Osei is believed to have failed to certify the committee enough during his session of interrogation. He has […]

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Israel seeks collaboration with Ghana on sustainable water & waste solutions

The Embassy of Israel has committed to strengthen efforts with relevant authorities in Ghana in order to promote lasting water and waste management solutions through government-to-government plus business-to-business engagements. In a meeting with the Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, Israeli Ambassador to be able to Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone Shani Cooper reiterated the […]

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Ethnic clashes kill 22 in Ethiopia’s Amhara region

Ethiopia continues to struggle with inter-ethnic clashes, with the latest round of violence between regional special forces and a minority ethnic group killing at least 20 people in the past five days in the northern state of Amhara. The clashes are another headache for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, whose political and economic reforms in what […]

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'We don't want your kind around here': Gay couple pepper sprayed by group of men while kissing at London bus stop

A man feared he had been permanently blinded after he and his partner were targeted with pepper spray in a suspected homophobic attack in London. The couple were waiting at a bus stop in Lambeth’s Brixton Road when the stranger doused them without warning. The assailant, who was with four friends, told them: “We don’t […]

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Action man Steven Seagal & actress Hend Sabry attend El Gouna Film Festival

During the 9-day run of Egypt’s 3rd edition of the El Gouna Film Festival, Hollywood actors rubbed shoulders with regional movie stars. Gracing the red carpet along the Red Sea coast was action hero Steven Seagal, of Under Siege fame. The 67-year-old spoke to Rebecca McLaughlin-Eastham about the evolution taking place in Hollywood’s entertainment industry […]

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Taxpayers union declare support for law students Monday demo

A group calling itself the People Union has declared support for the planned protest by students of the Ghana School of Law on Monday October 7. The students are protesting the particular repetitive mass failure recorded at entrance exams to the school of law. In a statement, typically the Taxpayer Union said: ”Clearly, It has […]

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Brexit: Boris Johnson moves to scrap environment safeguards to get deal with Trump

Boris Johnson is scrapping a commitment by Theresa May to stick to EU rules on the environment, safety standards and workers’ rights – to raise his chances of getting a trade agreement with Donald Trump. The “level playing field”, included in the Brexit deal negotiated by the former prime minister, was a commitment to abide by rules similar […]

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Boris Johnson news – live: PM doubles down on no-deal threat hours after government claims he would seek Brexit delay

Reform of a contentious Stormont voting mechanism could be “helpful” in addressing concerns about handing the DUP a veto over post-Brexit arrangements, the Northern Ireland secretary Julian Smith has suggested. The Irish government is among those who have expressed fears that the” petition of concern” voting mechanism could essentially hand one Northern Ireland party, potentially […]

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Double attaque au Mali : l’armée affirme avoir repris le contrôle [The Morning Call]

Un deuil national de trois jours a été décrété après qu’au moins 25 soldats maliens ont été tués, lundi et mardi, dans une attaque coordonnée contre les camps de Boulkessi et Mondoro, près de la frontière avec le Burkina. Un bilan très lourd, qui pourrait encore s’aggraver. Dès mercredi, femmes et enfants de soldats s’étaient […]

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Dunk Grassroot launches third project with French Embassy

A project dubbed  “ Beyond The GoalPost”  has been launched in Dansoman-Agege, a suburb of Accra to encourage  the participation of girls in educational and sporting activities. Its objective is to use sports as a key enabler to empower the youth through sports and life skills.  More than 80 girls between the ages of 8 […]

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Jacob Rees-Mogg faces sacking calls after Soros remark 'straight from the far-right's antisemitic playbook'

Boris Johnson is facing calls to sack Jacob Rees-Mogg after the Commons leader was accused of making comments “straight from the far right’s antisemitic playbook” during a parliamentary debate. Mr Rees-Mogg has become embroiled in a row over “dog whistle” comments he made about Hungarian businessman George Soros, who he described as the “Remoaner funder-in-chief”. Mr Soros, a […]

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Report hospitals that charge for HIV medication – US Amb.

Stephanie Sullivan is US Ambassador to Ghana The United States Minister plenipotentiary to Bekwai, ghana Stephanie Sullivan has urged Ghanaians to report health facilities who charge with regard to HIV medicine and treatment. Speaking in an interview with Takoradi-based Empire fm, the Ambassador said she often receives reports that persons living along with HIV are […]

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World CP Day: Prioritize the social protection system in Ghana

The Special Mothers Project, an advocacy and awareness creation programme on cerebral palsy issues has called on the particular Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection to prioritize typically the social safety system in order to support children with desapasionado palsy. Families raising children with cerebral palsy are usually left to be able to struggle […]

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