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March 27, 2018 11:31 AM Driver sentenced to death for killing British Missionary in 2010

An Accra High Court has sentenced Kofi Seidu, a driver and farm manager, who murdered and buried a British Missionary in an old farm at Nsawam in 2010, to death. This was after a seven-member jury unanimously pronounced him guilty on the charge of murder. However, on the charge of conspiracy to commit crime, namely murder, leveled against Seidu and Reverend 129

March 23, 2018 1:24 PM ‘Two dead’ in French hostage-taking

A gunman has killed at least two people during a hostage-taking at a supermarket in Trèbes, southern France, authorities say. An operation involving elite police is continuing at the Super U shop, where others were wounded. Reports say the gunman, who remains in the supermarket, pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. Earlier, a policeman was shot and wounded 133

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 111

March 15, 2018 5:01 PM Two Ejura Islamic SHS students killed in car accident

Two students of the Ejura Islamic Senior School in the Ejura/ Sekyedumase Municipality of the Ashanti Region have been confirmed dead after a vehicle run over them. The two were part of a group of four female students returning from school to their homes when a Nissan Navara pickup from Atebubu heading to Sunyani, lost control and run over them around 118

March 10, 2018 7:10 AM 25-yr-old was killed for attacking our officer – Police

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has said the 25-year-old who was shot and killed by a police officer at Kenyasi-Bosore in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti Region was part of some rampaging youth in the area who attacked the officer on duty. According to a police statement, the deceased was shot after he drew a gun on the officer. The police 106

March 9, 2018 9:06 AM Ashanti Region: Six killed in accident near Ejura

Six persons have been confirmed dead in an accident near Haomako village between Nyame Bekyere and Ejura in the Ejura/Sekyedumase Municipality of the Ashanti Region. An Opel Astra taxi cab with registration ER 4249-X, travelling from Techiman to Ejura with five passengers on board at about 8:30 am on Thursday, collided head on with a Rhino truck with registration 94

March 5, 2018 12:31 PM Police investigates death of Ofori Panyin SHS student

Police in the Eastern Region have commenced investigations into the death of a male student at Ofori Panin Senior High School (OPASS) in the Eastern Region, who was reportedly struck down by thunder on Sunday night. The deceased and his friend were in their dormitory when the thunder reportedly struck both of them. Eastern Regional Police Public Relations 98

March 1, 2018 5:17 PM Gov’t orders financial institutions to install CCTV cameras

The government has ordered all financial institutions to install CCTV cameras on their premises as part of efforts to combat the increasing rate of robbery attacks on such institutions. As part of the ongoing ‘Operation Calm Life’, the government has also said there will be increased surveillance of financial institutions, including banks, forex bureaus 97

February 26, 2018 7:26 AM DR Congo protests: Protester killed in Kinshasa demonstration

Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have used live bullets to disperse a demonstration, killing one protester. The protests against President Joseph Kabila in the capital Kinshasa were organised by Catholic clergy. Fifteen people, three of whom are thought to be members of the clergy, have been arrested. Mr Kabila’s term ended in 2016, but he remains 87

February 23, 2018 10:59 AM Children ‘forced to watch rape’ in South Sudan

Children in South Sudan have been forced to watch their mothers being raped and killed, the UN says. A report by UN human rights investigators says that 40 officials may be individually responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity. It says civilians have been tortured and mutilated, and villages destroyed on an industrial scale. The conflict 63