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Taylor Swift assault case: Judge throws out DJ’s lawsuit

Pop star Taylor Swift has won a key victory in her court battle with ex-radio DJ David Mueller, who she claims groped her at a 2013 concert. Mr Mueller, 55, originally sued the pop star for $3m (£2.3m), saying she cost him his job. His claim was dismissed on Friday in a Denver court. US District Judge William Martinez ruled ...

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21-year-old ex-convict gets 20 years for robbery

Baba Musah, a 21 year-old notorious armed robber based at Awona Nkwana in the Western Region, has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by the Tarkwa Circuit Court. The convict was recently jailed by the same court for committing a similar offense. He pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit crime and robbery. Police Chief Inspector Faustina Celestina Anaman told the ...

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Court throws out Obiri-Boahen’s case against Kofi Adams

An Accra High Court General Jurisdiction 5 has dismissed an application brought to it by Nana Obiri Boahen, Abronye and David Asante to dismiss a defamation suit brought before it by the National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Kofi Adams. The presiding judge dismissed their application and slapped them with a cost of GH¢3,000.00 The court said ...

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Trader in court for fraud

A Trader, Cecelia Nyame was on Wednesday put before an Accra Circuit Court for defrauding by false pretense. Cecelia was said to have defrauded one Francis Sarpong Dakudze of an amount of GH¢30,000.00. She pleaded not guilty to the charge and was granted bail in the sum of GH¢50,000.00 with one surety to reappear on July 24. The facts of ...

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Court throws out injunction against law school entrance exam

A Human Rights division of the High Court has dismissed an application seeking to stop the General Legal Council from organizing entrance exams and interviews  for potential law students seeking enrollment into the Ghana School of Law. A group of law graduates calling themselves the Concerned LLB Graduates had gone to the court to seek an injunction to stop the ...

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Winneba High Court dismisses UEW application

The Winneba High Court, presided over by His Lordship Justice George Atto Mills-Graves, today [Monday], dismissed the preliminary objections by the Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba. On June 16 this year, counsel for the University and the Ministry of Education, Peter Zwennes, prayed the court to dismiss the suit, because in their view, the plaintiff, Supi Kwayera, ...

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Court convicts 3 for stealing car batteries

A Cape Coast Magistrate Court has convicted 3 persons for stealing seven car batteries valued at GH¢3,500.00 at Ayikoayiko, a suburb in Cape Coast. Baba Alhassan, 18 and Edward Dixon, 20 were each fined GH¢600, were convicted on their own plea of guilty. They would each serve two months imprisonment with hard labour in default. However, the third accused Husseni ...

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Court convicts 3 for stealing car batteries

A Cape Coast Magistrate Court has convicted 3 persons for stealing seven car batteries valued at GH 3,500.00 at Ayikoayiko, a suburb in Cape Coast. Baba Alhassan, 18 and Edward Dixon, 20 were each fined GH¢600 and were convicted on their own plea of guilty. They would each serve two months imprisonment in hard labour in default. However the third ...

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Defamation: Senyo Hosi sues Ken Agyapong for GHc8m

The Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD), Senyo Hosi, has sued outspoken member of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kennedy Agyapong for defamation. Joined to the suit is Kencity Media limited, a company that manages Oman FM and Net2 TV, all owned by Kennedy Agyapong and the Deputy Executive Director of the Microfinance and ...

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Immigration officer in court for GHs 31,000 fraud

The trial of an immigration officer, who allegedly defrauded a Sunyani-based teacher of  GHC 31,000.00 commenced on Tuesday at the Sunyani  Magistrate Court ‘A’ presided over by  Mr Jojo Hagan. The accused, Justice Amissah-Baiden, 39, stationed at Aflao in the Volta Region made his fourth appearance before the court on a charge of defrauding by false pretense. The case was however adjourned ...

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