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March 26, 2018 11:46 AM Egypt elections: Favourite Sisi seeks high turnout in polls

Egyptians began voting on Monday in a presidential election set to deliver an easy win for incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, with turnout the main focus after all serious opposition withdrew complaining of repression. Polling stations will be open for three days and Sisi, a former military commander, has urged Egyptians to vote, hinting that he sees the election 24

March 12, 2018 7:31 AM Police arrests three suspects after ‘failed fuel station robbery’

Three men have been arrested and detained by the police over a failed attempt to rob a fuel station at Abinkyim, near Asante-Bekwai in the Ashanti Region. Their names were given as Boakye Ansah, a former employee of the fuel station believed to be the leader of the gant, Samuel Agyekum and Innocent Amoako, alias ‘Stonky’. Commissioner of Police (COP) 21

March 8, 2018 3:28 PM Iran jails woman for removing headscarf in public

An Iranian woman who publicly removed her veil to protest against a mandatory hijab law has been sentenced to two years in prison, prosecutors say. The woman, who has not been officially named, was found guilty of “encouraging moral corruption”, Tehran prosecutor Abbas Jafari-Dolatabadi said. He added that 21 months of the woman’s sentence had been suspended 20

February 21, 2018 11:38 AM Man City’s Aguero avoids punishment for fan altercation

The clubs have until 18:00 GMT on Friday to respond to the charges, while Aguero has been “reminded of his responsibilities”. Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will not be punished by the Football Association following a post-match confrontation with a fan after Monday’s FA Cup defeat by Wigan. Television footage appeared to show Aguero pushing a supporter 33

February 18, 2018 11:24 AM Zimbabwe arrests university chief over Grace Mugabe’s degree

The vice chancellor of Zimbabwe’s oldest university has been arrested over the controversial awarding of a doctorate to former first lady Grace Mugabe. Anti-Corruption Commission spokeswoman Phyllis Chikundura says Levi Nyagura of the University of Zimbabwe was arrested Friday. He appears in court Saturday on abuse of office charges. Mugabe, whose husband 16

January 28, 2018 7:19 AM Suspected Kwabenya cop killer, 4 others arrested

The Kasoa Police Command has picked up the man believed to have shot dead a police officer at the Kwabenya Police District Headquarters last Sunday. According to the statement from the Police, this brings the number of arrests following the incident to 11 after six suspects were detained during the week. Armed assailants broke into the Kwabenya Police 18

October 31, 2017 8:53 AM Locking up offices not new – Awuku

The youth organiser of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) Sammy Awuku has condemned acts of political violence in the country, but said locking up offices “is not new to our dispensation.” Irate youth of the ruling party have been on rampage since the Danquah-Dombo-Busia tradition took over governance, demanding jobs and forcing government appointees 12

October 30, 2017 2:27 PM "It's now turned into war"- 8 dead in 6 days of clashes with herdsmen

Renewed clashes between nomadic herdsmen and residents in the Kwahu East district of the Eastern region have left 8 persons dead in less than a week. Leader of the Kwahu Youth for Social Development, Solomon Tettey told Myjoyonline.com, the killings began last week Tuesday after three herdsmen were found dead. In what appears to be a reprisal, the herdsmen 21

October 30, 2017 6:06 AM NPP Gov’t has lost control over vigilantism – Mahama

Former President John Mahama believes the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government is becoming incapable of dealing with vigilante groups affiliated to it, that continue to wreak havoc without any significant consequences. In a brief post on Facebook, Mr. Mahama also questioned the silence of “moral society” which he said had become mere spectators 22

October 30, 2017 6:02 AM 8 dead, residents flee after Fulani, farmers clash in Kwahu

Over 100 people have been displaced in some parts of the Kwahu East District of the Eastern Region following separate reprisal attacks between Fulani Herdsmen and some community members at Dwibease and Wheewhee communities. So far, eight persons have been reported dead, according to police. Among the dead are five Fulanis and three local residents 20