Ghana News

Law students go to court to stop upcoming entrance exams

A group of law graduates calling themselves the Concerned LLB Graduates, are going to court to seek an injunction to halt the upcoming entrance exams for potential students of the Ghana School of Law. This comes after the General Legal Council declared that it would hold the exams for the …

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9 traders arrested for importing and selling illegal drugs

The Ashanti Regional Police Drug Law Enforcement Unit, in partnership with the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) have arrested nine traders for allegedly importing and selling prohibited drugs. The Head of the Public Affairs Unit of the Command, ASP Juliana Obeng, disclosed this to the media in Kumasi.

She revealed …

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Adaklu chief supports ‘hunchback’ JHS graduate

Chief of Adaklu -Waya, Togbega Lablulu has pledged to support the treatment of the Junior High School graduate with a hunchback at Adaklu in the Volta Region. Bernice Ekpeh, developed the hunchback at age 6 and had since been suffering pains in her spine.

Although the condition has delayed the …

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24 suspected robbers nabbed for allegedly terrorising travellers

Twenty-four suspected highway robbers believed to be the masterminds of a number of robberies on major highways across the country have been busted by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service.

The arrested robbers, believed to be of Fulani extraction, are alleged to have been operating a …

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EC GHc480,000 scandal: Documents reveal Finance Director wasn’t at post

An official correspondence between the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Charlotte Osei and the embattled Director of Finance, Dr. Joseph Kwaku Asamaoh shows he was indeed not at post when the GHc480,000 was missing from the Commission's Staff Endowment Fund.

In a response to Chairperson Charlotte Osei's directive …

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Ghana imports $150 million fruit juice yearly

US$150 million worth of fruit juice is imported into Ghana each year, while fruit juice processing factories in the country are said to be collapsing. Only US$ 40 million worth of juice representing 28 percent of total domestic demand is produced in the country.

99 percent of these major …

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London’s Camden Market Fire Under Control

Firefighters have brought a large blaze at Camden Lock Market in North London under control. The London fire brigade said on Monday morning that 10 fire engines had been dispatched to reports of a fire at the popular tourist spot after midnight.

The brigade asked people to avoid the area …

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Somalia internet outage is 'major disaster'

Somalia's government says an ongoing internet outage is costing the country $10m (£7.7m) each day. The outage affects southern Somalia, and was caused by damage to an undersea fibre-optic cable more than two weeks ago.

Somali Post and Telecommunications Minister Abdi Anshur Hassan has called the incident a "major …

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Vietnam seizes 3 tons of ivory smuggled from South Africa

Police in northern Vietnam have seized nearly 3 tonnes of ivory smuggled from South Africa in the latest action taken against the illegal trade. Thanh Hoa provincial police said the ivory was found in boxes on a truck stopped by police early Saturday morning.

The account posted on the police …

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China tests self-sustaining space station in Beijing

Sealed behind the steel doors of two bunkers in a Beijing suburb, university students are trying to find out how it feels to live in a space station on another planet, recycling everything from plant cuttings to urine. They are part of a project aimed at creating a self-sustaining ecosystem …

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Take a look at the very first production Tesla Model 3

It’s here: The first ever production Model 3 has rolled off Tesla’s assembly line and into the possession of its owner – Elon Musk. The founder and CEO tweeted pictures of the new vehicle, which he only got because the actual first pre-order customer gifted Musk his place in …

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You’ll never guess where Russian spies are hiding their control servers

A Russian-speaking hacking group that, for years, has targeted governments around the world is experimenting with a clever new method that uses social media sites to conceal espionage malware once it infects a network of interest.

According to a report published Tuesday by researchers from antivirus provider Eset, a recently …

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