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August 8, 2017 10:00 AM One-armed bandits hit the savanna: Inside the Chinese-led gambling epidemic in rural Ghana

In Zamashegu, a farming community of 1,000 people in northern Ghana, they may as well have come from outer space — four electric slot machines installed in two roadside shacks, chirping and clattering, bathing the packed-dirt walls in a pale, kaleidoscopic glow. Their lure was magnetic. Soon, villagers stopped farming, leaving their yam and cassava fields 69

August 5, 2017 6:22 AM Canada issues imminent terror attack on Ghana

The minority in parliament is demanding immediate action from government to assure the safety of the public after a number of travel warnings issued by the US, UK and Canada to their citizens visiting Ghana. The countries are pointing to an increase in pick pocketing, extortion from police officers at checkpoints and fraud in the West African country 74

August 4, 2017 3:13 PM Towing Levy Faces Stiff Opposition …Groups Raise Concerns

Recommendation by Parliament’s Roads and Transport Committee‘s for the passage of the now controversial Towing levy has been greeted with stiff opposition from various quarters. Some identifiable groups including IMANI, Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) have all expressed reservations about the policy 44

July 31, 2017 3:31 AM Sydney homes searched over 'plane bomb plot'

Australian police are searching five properties in Sydney over a suspected terrorism plot to bring down a plane. Four men were arrested in raids across the city on Saturday. Local media said two are a father and son. Police said they had seized materials that could have been used to make an improvised explosive device. The four men arrested can be held for seven 52

July 19, 2017 12:41 AM Fireworks may have startled Justine Damond's killer, US police officer Mohamed Noor

The US police officers involved in the killing of Australian woman Justine Damond were startled by a loud sound near their squad car before she was shot at close range. Officer Mohamed Noor, who opened fire on Ms Damond near her Minneapolis home on Saturday, is refusing to be interviewed by authorities investigating the tragedy but his partner Matthew 42

July 18, 2017 11:08 PM Latest: Bicyclist sought as witness to Minneapolis shooting

Investigators examining the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer say they want to talk to a bicyclist who stopped and watched as officers gave medical aid to the woman. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigators say they're looking for the man who is white and 18 to 25 years old for help as a possible witness 22

July 18, 2017 10:01 PM 2018 Mercedes-AMG S63 First Drive: Fiercely relaxing

Throbbing red and scented with bespoke perfume, the 2018 Mercedes-AMG S63’s cabin made absolutely clear that, even by Stuttgart’s standards, this is no ordinary luxury sedan. Still, to describe the 2018 S-Class as an important car for Mercedes-Benz is to damn it with understatement. What’s under its handsome sheet metal doesn’t just represent the pinnacle 74

July 18, 2017 9:46 AM Police shoot bride-to-be dead after she called them for help

He said they were "desperate" to find out how Saturday's shooting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, happened. The shooting happened in a relatively affluent area, where violent crime is rare. Mr Damond told a news conference outside his home on Monday evening: "Our hearts are broken and we are utterly devastated by the loss of Justine. "As you know it was Justine 13

July 18, 2017 1:39 AM Australian woman's US cop killer identified

The US cop who gunned down Australian woman Justine Damond has been identified as Mohamed Noor. He has offered his condolences to Damond’s family while his lawyer said he takes the shooting “seriously.” Noor’s lawyer Tom Plunkett has released a statement, saying being a police officer was a calling for his client. “He entered the police force to serve 103

July 14, 2017 6:19 AM VIDEO: How a cop was killed at Lapaz

A video chronicling how a police officer was gunned down in broad daylight at Lapaz in Accra has emerged. Two armed young men could be seen wielding a gun on a motorbike on the N1 (George Walker Bush) Highway shooting at the police man on a motorbike while another officer who was initially shot could be seen bolting when the men tried cocking the gun again 26