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April 3, 2018 2:10 PM Renegotiate US ‘military base’ deal – Ablakwa dares Nana Addo

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has challenged President Nana Akufo-Addo to renegotiate the Ghana-US defence cooperation agreement that has received widespread criticism from the public. In an open letter to the President, Mr Ablakwa said the President’s silence on the matter was uncharacteristic of the man known to be very vocal 1270

April 2, 2018 2:31 PM NPP condemns attack on Eric Opoku

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Asunafo South Constituency has condemned the attack on the Member of Parliament for the area, Eric Opoku. The Communications Director of the NPP in the constituency, Nana Adusei Opoku, urged the police to bring the perpetrators to book regardless of their party affiliation. “The NPP in Asunafo South does not support 1152

March 28, 2018 12:19 PM Soldier, police officer, arrested for allegedly robbing bank customers

Three persons, comprising a soldier, a policeman and an unemployed man, have been arrested for allegedly attacking and robbing some customers of banks on the Spintex Road, Lapaz and other parts of Accra. The names of the suspects have been given by the police as Corporal Bernard Tsagli, a soldier attached to the 37 Military Hospital; Corporal Isaac Amejor 134

March 20, 2018 7:37 PM Suhum: Prostitutes ‘protect’ brothel, chase away Tourism Authority officers

Workers of the Eastern Regional Tourism Authority were chased away by some alleged sex workers from a brothel at Kotokoli Zongo in the Suhum municipality after they tried to gain access to the structure. The officers from the Tourism Authority, who had gone to the makeshift structure in a bid to ascertain whether the facility was being used as a brothel 136

March 20, 2018 2:07 PM Spiritualists who ‘fortify’ criminals to be arrested – C/Region Police

The Central Regional Police Commander, DCOP Paul Manly Awuni, has warned that the police will track down, arrest and prosecute spiritualists who supposedly provide fortification for suspected criminals. He has advised those spiritualists to immediately cease such services to criminals as a way of helping the police successfully fight crime across the country 129

March 17, 2018 3:30 PM Hacker who gave up Wikileaks source dies

Adrian Lamo, a computer hacker best known for passing on information that led to the arrest of Chelsea Manning, has died aged 37. In online messaging conversations, Manning confided in him, describing confidential military material Manning had sent to Wikileaks. Wikileaks published the video of a US helicopter strike that killed seven people, including 130

March 14, 2018 6:59 AM Ashanti Region Police Command rounds up 46 suspects in swoop

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has rounded up 46 criminal suspects in its latest swoop at various hideouts in the Kumasi metropolis. According to the Command, this was part of measures to curb violent crimes within the metropolis and the region as a whole. The ages of the suspects ranged between 20 and 35 years. Police have also impounded an unregistered 114

March 3, 2018 9:14 AM Robbers attack fuel station at Asante Mampong; steal GHc12, 000

Four suspected armed robbers on Friday attacked a total fuel station at Bosofour, a suburb of Asante Mampong and stole an amount of GHc9, 000 from the station. According to the police the incident occurred around 6:45pm on Friday. Although the police said they were called on time to the scene the robbers managed to escape arrest. “A police patrol had information 130

February 24, 2018 8:24 AM Nigerian parents threatened with jail if children skip school

Nigeria’s oil-rich Bayelsa state is threatening parents who do not make sure their children go to school with jail terms. The state signed the new law into the books amid concerns children were not attending class despite the fact that it spent 70bn naira ($200m; £140m) on new school buildings and equipment. “We feel it is important to have this law to protect 92

February 22, 2018 2:37 PM Tema Police on manhunt for 4 forex bureau robbers

The Tema Regional Police Command is in pursuit of four armed robbers who attacked a forex bureau in Tema on Tuesday evening Rambo-style in the full glare of the public, and made away with an unspecified amount of money. According to the Tema Regional Police PRO, Joseph Benefo Darkwa, the Police on Tuesday around 5:30pm received information that four armed 69