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Stonebwoy, Cassper Nyovest record joint track

Ghanaian dancehall artiste Stonebwoy has teamed up with South African heavyweight rapper, Cassper Nyovest on a new song. Both Cassper Nyovest and Stonebwoy made this announcement via posts on the social media handles. “Made a smash hit last night,” Stonebwoy wrote on Facebook on Wednesday afternoon. This comes few days after Cassper had publicly chosen Stonebwoy as his favourite dance ...

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Gov’t to honour Tetteh Quarshie with statue

President Akufo Addo has announced plans by the government to erect a statue in honour Tetteh Quarshie, the man who first brought a commercially viable cocoa to Ghana. The statue will be erected at Tetteh Quarshie Roundabout in Accra. According to the President, the move is to recognise the enormous contribution of Tetteh Quarshie to Ghana’s development. Speaking at a ...

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Anyidoho to appear in court today over coup comments

Detained National Democratic Congress (NDC) Deputy General Secretary, Koku Anyidoho, is likely to spend the weekend in the custody of the BNI. This is according to a member of his legal team, Chris Ackumey, who told Citi News, there are indications to put Mr. Anyidoho before a magistrate court today, although the court is expected to refuse jurisdiction because of ...

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Amidu objects to Ayine’s application to file new statement

The Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, has objected to an application by Bolga East MP, Dr. Dominic Ayine, to file a supplementary statement to the original case challenging the former’s eligibility to occupy the office of the Special Prosecutor on the basis of old age. In a fresh application to the Supreme Court dated March 23, 2018, Dr. Ayine filed an ...

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Soldier, police officer, arrested for allegedly robbing bank customers

Three persons, comprising a soldier, a policeman and an unemployed man, have been arrested for allegedly attacking and robbing some customers of banks on the Spintex Road, Lapaz and other parts of Accra. The names of the suspects have been given by the police as Corporal Bernard Tsagli, a soldier attached to the 37 Military Hospital; Corporal Isaac Amejor, a ...

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Mahama condemns Police ‘brutality’ on Anyidoho sympathizers

Former President John Mahama has condemned the Police for what he describes as their ‘high-handed’ responses to “innocent” Ghanaians who massed up at the Police Headquarters on Tuesday night in solidarity with arrested NDC Deputy General Secretary, Koku Anyidoho. In a Facebook post, the former President chided the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and President Akufo-Addo for the manner in ...

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Huawei P20 Pro smartphone ‘can see in the dark’

Huawei’s latest smartphone can take photos in near-dark conditions without using its flash or a tripod. The P20 Pro takes exposures lasting up to six seconds to get enough light. It then uses artificial intelligence to deliver sharp images and avoid the blurring and smearing normally associated with employing this technique handheld. The Chinese company recently told the BBC it ...

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Kenya columnists quit Nation Media Group over ‘meddling’

Eight leading newspaper columnists have resigned from Kenya’s largest media group, citing a “loss in editorial independence”. In a joint statement, they suggested government interference in the Nation Media Group (NMG). NMG said it regretted the columnists’ position and it believed in “independence, fairness and balance”. The resignations come at a time when the government has been accused of cracking ...

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EOCO invites UT, Capital Bank directors over collapse

Former Directors of defunct UT Bank will this morning [Wednesday], appear before the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) to answer questions on their roles in the bank’s collapse. This follows findings of an investigative report on the collapse of the bank which was submitted to the Bank of Ghana. Former Directors of Capital Bank which also collapsed alongside UT ...

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50-yr old security guard jailed for defiling 12-yr old girl

A 50-year-old man, Alhassan Mahamud, alias Armpress, has been sentenced to nine years imprisonment with hard labour by a Circuit Court for defiling a 12-year-old in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region. His accomplice, 60-year-old Shani Iddrisu, who is unemployed, has however been granted bail. Alhassan Mahamud was charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit crime contrary to section ...

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