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Mother accuses police of ‘cover-up’ in abuse of her 3-yr old girl

A Tarkwa-based woman has accused the police of protecting an Indian national alleged to have sexually abused her 3-year-old daughter. According to the mother, Afiba, the Police negotiated a fine instead of pursuing a jail term for the suspect, who bruised her daughter’s vagina by inserting his finger into her private part under the guise of teaching her how to ...

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Kenya: Man rapes two goats to death

A Kenyan man is behind bars for raping his mother’s two goats to death. Mbithi Munyao, 35, is said to have dragged them from a grazing area for a sickening two-hour session. The terrified, bleating animals died of exhaustion as soon as he finished the vile attack, police have said. The animals’ bodies were presented as evidence before a shocked ...

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NCA Board didn’t approve withdrawal of $4m – Legal Director

The Director of Legal Services at the National Communications Authority, [NCA], Abena Asafo Adjei, has told an Accra High Court that the money withdrawn from the NCA’s account, which was used to purchase security equipment did not have the approval of the board of the Authority. According to her, minutes of Board meetings during the period from 2015 till date, ...

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Wife of Lebanese rape suspect weeps in court

The wife of the Lebanese national accused of raping his Ghanaian house-help, today [Monday], broke down in tears in open court, after the hearing of a bail application for her husband was adjourned. This means her husband will remain at the Police Hospital, where he was admitted after he fell ill following his arrest. [contextly_sidebar id=”51yfA4Pmw8CXElGk6cLPFjdVHasGoH8w”]The police are unable to ...

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Mark Arthur’s case against Ghana Intl. Bank PLC dismissed

The Employment Tribunal in the UK has unanimously dismissed the case involving a Ghanaian employee, Mark Arthur, and the Ghana International Bank PLC. The tribunal, presided over by Employment Judge Glennie, dismissed the two complaints of automatic unfair dismissal and failure to pay holiday pay on withdrawal against the bank. Among the reasons cited by the tribunal was the fact ...

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Zimbabwe court postpones former finance minister’s bail hearing again

A Zimbabwean court has postponed to Thursday the bail hearing of former finance minister Ignatius Chombo, who is facing charges of corruption dating back two decades. Chombo, who did not appear at the court on Wednesday, was detained after the military seized power in “Operation Restore Legacy” mid-November, which it said was meant to remove “criminals” around former President Robert ...

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Man arraigned for suspected GHc 20,000 theft

The Operations Manager of collateral management company, Ecosafe Ghana Limited, Maxwell Osei Owusu, has been put before an Accra Circuit for allegedly stealing various amounts of money belonging to a banking investment company, EM Capital Partners Limited. Mr. Osei Owusu is reported to have stolen various sums of money amounting to over GHc 20,000 and has been charged with stealing ...

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8 residents of Okaishie fined for indiscriminate dumping of waste

The Abeka Sanitation and Motor Court, has convicted eight persons for improper disposal of refuse at unauthorized places contrary to section 56 (a) and (b) of Act 851, of the Public Health Act 2012. The eight, who are residents of Okaishie and its environs in the Ashiedu Keteke Sub-metro, are Eneka Dokyi, Ebuka Nnora, Matthew Akrofi, Kofi Asare, Robert Goliete, Samuel ...

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Court to rule on Exton Cubic case in February 2018

A High Court in Accra has set February 8, 2018, to give a ruling on an injunction application filed by Exton Cubic Limited, challenging the revocation of their mining lease by the Lands and Natural Resources Minister. The Minister, John Peter Amewu, revoked the company’s licenses to prospect in the Nyinahini bauxite concession of the Tano Offin Forest Reserve, describing ...

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Taxi driver remanded for allegedly defiling 14-year-old

The Circuit Court in Hohoe in the Volta Region, presided over by His Lordship Nana Brew, has remanded into prison custody an accused person, Solomon Akuffu, for allegedly defiling a school girl on two occasions. The prosecutor, ASP Joseph Quainoo, who doubles as the Commander for the Domestic Violence and Victim’s Support Unit (DOVVSU) at Hohoe, told the court that, ...

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