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Policeman mistaken for armed robber; shot and killed by patrol team

A police patrol team on Sunday dawn allegedly shot and killed a police officer who was escorting an ‘OA’ passenger bus to the Northern region.

Identified as Lance Corporal Robert Kumi Ackah of the Tamale Rapid Deployment Force, he was said to have been mistaken to be an armed robber …

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AG drops case against JB Danquah’s ‘murderers’

An Accra High Court has discharged the two suspects, who were being tried for the murder of the former member of Parliament for Abuakwa North, Joseph Boakye Danquah.

The court said the decision was taken after the State Attorney, Sefakor Batse, announced in court today [Tuesday], that the trial will …

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Military storm Denkyira-Obuasi, residents held hostage – DCE

The District Chief Executive (DCE) of the Upper Denkyira West District, Daniel Appianin, has told Citi News that a team of military men have invaded Denkyira-Obuasi in the Central Region beating up residents in the area.

According to the DCE, the military men had taken about 80 men hostage, while …

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CSIR supports ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ with new cassava varieties

The Crop Research Institute under the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has introduced three new improved varieties of cassava seeds this year for farmers to support planting for food and jobs programme.

The new improved plants are purposely meant for production of highly industrial starch and for consumption …

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Kwesi Botchwey committee presents report on Tuesday

The Prof. Kwesi Botchwey led committee investigating the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) woeful election performance in December 2016, is expected to submit its report to the party on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

The committee had been touring the country and meeting with various individuals and groups to gather information for …

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GRASAG UG election results upheld

The Judicial Committee of the University of Ghana chapter of the Graduate Students Association of Ghana, (GRASAG), on Monday gave its verdict on petitions challenging the results of the April 26 GRASAG-UG executive election.

The committee ruled that, the declaration of results made by the Electoral Commission on Saturday, April …

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💥Breaking : Borussia Dortmund💛 Sack Thomas Tuchel👔‼

In a shock move, German club Borussia Dortmund have sacked their manager Thomas Tuchel. The 43-year-old, who took over from Jurgen Klopp, was incharge of the club for two seasons and helped them win their first trophy(DFB Pokal) in 5 years. Dortmund finished 3rd in the Bundesliga, this season …

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Colourful Aurora hits Australia and New Zealand

Stargazers have been treated to a spectacular show as the Southern Lights swept across Australia and New Zealand. Dave Reynolds photographed these images on Sunday near Cygnet, a small town south of Hobart in Tasmania.

"It was such a beautiful sight - it brought me a lot of joy," Mr Reynolds …

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Cobra Accidentally Swallows A Plastic Bottle

A shocking video, which was shot in Goa, India, shows a Cobra struggling to spit out a plastic bottle that it accidentally swallowed. Wildlife rescuer Goutham Bhagat said: 'When I saw the snake with a bulge in its stomach. I thought the cobra must have swallowed something big that it …

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Apple, Facebook and Google condemn Texas transgender bill

Proposed legislation in Texas has irked some of the biggest names in tech, sparking condemnation from the likes of Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook and 12 other influential tech leaders. If passed, this controversial state law would only allow transgender students to use restrooms that match the gender printed on their …

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WannaCry ransom notice analysis suggests Chinese link

New analysis suggests Chinese-speaking criminals may have been behind the WannaCry ransomware that affected thousands of organisations worldwide. They said the use of proper grammar and punctuation in only the Chinese versions indicated the writer was "native or at least fluent" in Chinese. The WannaCry ransom note could be displayed …

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J.K. Rowling Has Finished 'Fantastic Beasts 2⃣' Script 📘🦑

Rowling was asked on Twitter by a fan about the status of Fantstic Beasts 2, to which the author responded saying she had finished the screenplay recently.

Little is known about the specifics of the now-finished script, but by the sound of things Beasts 2 will further expand and explore …

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