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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 108

March 3, 2018 3:17 PM Burnley 2-1 Everton: Clarets come from behind to beat Toffees

Chris Wood came off the bench to inspire Burnley’s second-half fightback which earned a 2-1 win against 10-man Everton at Turf Moor. Cenk Tosun, signed in January from Besiktas for a reported £27million, finally headed home his first Everton goal after 20 minutes. Burnley, who had endured a 12-game winless run in all competitions, were level in the 56th minute 142

March 3, 2018 8:35 AM Angry Birds maker Rovio closes London studio

The company behind the hit mobile game Angry Birds has closed its London studio, after warning its profits were likely to fall. Rovio’s head of games, Wilhelm Taht, also resigned on Friday, leaving chief executive Kati Levoranta in charge. The Finnish games company has warned that its brand licensing revenues could decline 40% this year. It has blamed 114

February 22, 2018 2:26 PM EC member orders Charlotte Osei to convene meeting

A member of the Electoral Commission, Ebenezer Aggrey-Fyyn, has given the Chairperson of the Commission, Charlotte Osei up to close of business tomorrow [Friday] February 23, 2018, to convene a meeting of the Commission or face legal action. The meeting, according to Mr. Aggrey-Fynn, is to enable the members take decisions on the operations of the electoral 98

February 21, 2018 1:29 PM ‘Broken down MRI machines my major concern’- Agyeman Manu

The Ministry of Health has admitted to serious challenges with MRI machines in most government health facilities. Citi News has highlighted complaints from patients who say they are forced to pay exorbitant fees at private health facilities for MRI scans due to the breakdown of government-owned machines. “I don’t know of the situation in Korle Bu, it is my major 94

February 19, 2018 9:30 AM Amidu must deal with leakages in gov’t expenditure – IMANI Boss

President of policy think tank, IMANI Africa has urged the Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu, to turn up the heat on the Office of Government Machinery and assess the expenses incurred by the agencies under the office in recent years. “…If we are looking at the office of the government machinery for instance in the last 12 years, you would see consistently 90

February 19, 2018 7:38 AM Specific agency needed to maintain streetlights – Transport c’ttee chair

The Chairman of Parliament’s Roads and Transport Committee, Samuel Ayeh-Paye, says there is the need to have a specific agency that will be responsible for the maintenance of street lights in the country. Although Ghanaians pay for streetlight services, many neighborhoods and highways have malfunctioning streetlights. Residents have often blamed several 96

February 19, 2018 6:22 AM Pregnant woman, 5 others drown after canoe capsized on Volta Lake

A pregnant woman and five others including two children, traveling in a canoe on the Volta Lake, lost their lives at Donkokrom in the Afram Plains District of the Eastern Region, when the boat capsized. The Saturday, February 17 incident occurred when the boat from Dwarf Inland Foekope to Bruben near Donkokrom, capsized after a windstorm, drowning six occupants 75

February 17, 2018 8:20 AM Woman arrested for smuggling ‘wee-filled banku’ into cells

An Accra Circuit on Friday remanded one Naa Lamley Odartey into Police custody for attempting to supply narcotics to a cell inmate using banku. Chief Inspector K. Adu told the court that on February 2, 2018, two Police Officers on duty at the Accra Central Police Station, around 18:00 hours encountered one Patience Abbey who came to the charge office 110

February 16, 2018 4:56 PM Six Turkish journalists jailed for life for ‘coup links’

A Turkish court has sentenced six journalists to life in jail for alleged links to the July 2016 coup plotters. The judgement came as another Turkish court decided to release German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel, who has been held for a year without charge. The six were found guilty of links to US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, blamed over the failed 115