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Chinese man assaults three men in Kumasi

A Chinese who allegedly inflicted knife wounds on three of his compatriots on the suspicion that one of them was flirting with his fiancée has been arrested by the Kumasi Police. The suspect, Huang Lian, alias Joshua, attacked Xiang Fuxing, Guo Xiujuax and He Huaguo at Santasi Anyinam, a  suburb of Kumasi, resulting in the victims sustaining various degrees of ...

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Iran to train Ghanaians in Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering

The Minister for Information & Media Relations has noted that the Iranian Government has offered to train undergraduates in Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering. The Ministry added that an agreement to collaborate in disaster management and narcotics control has been reached by the two countries. A statement signed by the Ministry of Information stated that “both Presidents agreed that all outstanding ...

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Asiedu Nketia is a professional liar – Gloria Akufo

A member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) legal team has descended heavily on the General Secretary of the ruling party, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, describing him as a “professional liar” who is bent on misrepresenting facts in the ongoing election petition before the Supreme Court. Lawyer Gloria Akuffo said the untoward behaviour of General Mosquito, as he is popularly known, ...

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Asiedu Nketia is Ghana’s most prolific political comedian

Before I proceed, I wish to announce that contrary to refusals by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to have the current petition at the Supreme Court of Ghana broadcast live, the Chief Justice of the Republic of Ghana has given the green light for the proceedings to go live. The live broadcast is no longer an intention; it did take ...

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Those who attacked me are unemployed PhDs

The Deputy Communications Minister designate says the unfortunate attack on her shortly after she was nominated for the position was an attack on women. According to Victoria Hammah, some of the attacks came from persons who had no work experience at all but suddenly appeared to have acquired a PHD and the expertise on political appointments. She was responding to ...

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Boy Killed in Boston Blasts Remembered for Boundless Energy

Neighbors gathered around a chalk rainbow on the sidewalk outside eight-year-old Martin Richard’s home, mourning the youngest victim of Monday’s bombing at the Boston Marathon and missing his boundless energy and winning smile. “Very happy, happy-go-lucky,” said Jane Sherman. Martin was afraid of her dog, a Rottweiler, she said, but he always gave her a cheerful greeting. “An outgoing, wonderful ...

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Kenya Supreme Court to Explain Election Ruling

Kenya’s Supreme Court judges plan to give details on Tuesday of their ruling that confirmed the victory of Uhuru Kenyatta in last month’s presidential election. “The Kenyans are really waiting [for] what explanation the Supreme Court is going to give, because this explanation will actually determine whether in 2017 [vote], anybody will want to file a petition in the Supreme ...

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Rights Group Condemns Mogadishu Bombings

NAIROBI, KENYA — Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Sunday’s attack on Mogadishu’s main court complex constitutes a war crime, and underscores the need for Somalia’s government to address security if it hopes to establish rule of law. HRW has called on the government to make sure protection of its institutions is part of the reform agenda. HRW condemned the coordinated ...

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