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Robbers steal church equipment worth over GHc100,000

Some suspected armed robbers on Sunday broke into the premises of Living Grace Ministries International at Berlin-Top, a suburb of Fiapre in the Sunyani West District, and stole worshipping equipment worth over GH¢100,000. The items stolen included Belinger Composers (Compressor), Allen and Heath 24000 mixer board, TRX 4000 Amplifier, TRX 2500 amplifier, Yamaha E950 keyboard, Yamaha 9000 keyboard, two LCD ...

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We’ve no record of Sebastian Osumanu – Amsterdam University

Sebastian Roy Osumanu never attended the University of Amsterdam. This is a confirmation from the University which says “We can find no record of one Sebastian Roy Osumanu having enrolled at the University of Amsterdam.” Sebastian Roy Osumanu gained social media fame last week for being the most successful student ever in the record books of the University of Amsterdam ...

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How one Ghanaian used Photoshop to create fake PhD awards

But say, you have been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you most probably how Sebastian, a Ghanaian student in Amsterdam, made headlines after he was given 5 awards at a recent graduation of the University of Amsterdam. The story of the “historical feat” went viral and was published by several media houses both in Ghana and ...

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Man ‘raped female patient with brain injury at hospital’

A female patient with a serious brain injury was allegedly raped at a New York City hospital. A nurse was said to have walked in on Keith Nembhard, 37, while he was sexually assaulting the woman, according to New York Post sources. Officials at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital called security straight away and the suspect was held until police arrived. Officers ultimately charged ...

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Python found lurking in bathroom toilet in Southend

A five-year-old boy was shocked to discover a python inside his toilet when he lifted up the lid. He was “frantic” when he found it in the bathroom at home in Southend, Essex, his mother Laura Cowell said. Specialists from pet shop Scales and Fangs came to the rescue, removing the harmless 3ft (91cm) baby royal python. “It smelt of ...

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India girl kills herself over ‘menstruation shaming’

A 12-year-old schoolgirl from southern India has killed herself after a teacher allegedly humiliated her over a blood stain from menstruation. In a suicide note, she accused the teacher of “torturing” her. Although the girl did not mention period shaming in her letter, the mother says her daughter was asked to leave the class because of the stain. Menstruation is ...

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Ghanaian promises befitting burial for his dead dog

The well-known dog in Ketu North District in the Volta Region who survived a torture two years ago, has died in a domestic accident and the owner has promised a befitting burial. The dog, known as  Fofoe was in 2015 tortured in Ehi near Dzodze by a pork  seller who was said to have intentionally trapped it. The suspect was ...

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Excessive masturbation is hurting China’s military, test reveals

The Chinese military says excessive masturbation and too many video games are among the reasons its physical-test failure rates have reached an “alarming high.” The People’s Liberation Army is now dishing out advice after one city saw more than half its candidates — 56.9 percent — fail their physicals, according to the BBC. PLA found that 8 percent of candidates failed ...

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Kenyan woman advertises for husband

A Kenyan single mother has taken to the streets of the capital, Nairobi, with a huge banner in search of a husband. Dressed in a white dress similar to a wedding gown, 28-year-old mother-of-one Pris Nyambura holds a banner in the air which bears the words: ”Need For A Husband, I Have a Girl Child Seven Years Old.” To show ...

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Egypt: Couple commit suicide to explore ‘what happens after death’

An Irish woman and her Egyptian husband committed suicide, by drowning themselves in a swimming pool in a villa in Hurghada on the Red Sea coast in Egypt, Al Arabiya English reports. According to the report, the couple wanted to discover the other world and know what happens after death. Major General Hossam Kamal, director of the Red Sea Security, received a ...

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