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December 10, 2017 3:19 PM Six die in car crash on Suhum-Nsawam road

According to the Ayensuano District Commander, DSP Charles Ahiamale, the truck was carrying a container loaded with logs from Kumasi to Accra. Speaking to Citi News, DSP Charles Ahiamale said container fell off the truck on the outskirts of Teacher-Mante causing havoc as the first vehicle, a Toyota Land Cruiser run into it. This first crash did not result 3

December 9, 2017 9:16 AM Kenyan police in shoe purchase scam

Kenya’s ministry in charge of policing may have lost at least $1.7m (£1.3m) following irregularities in the purchase of officers’ shoes, an official audit has found. The report described a “pathetic and unpleasant situation” with some officers wearing worn-out shoes and others buying their own footwear. It found that the cost of items had been inflated 6

November 18, 2017 1:30 PM 23-yr old remanded for stealing brother’s cocoa seeds

A 23-year old man in the Hohoe Municipality of the Volta Region, has been remanded into prison custody by a magistrate court for allegedly stealing his brother’s cocoa seeds and plantain from the farm. Godsway Kofi Akwa, was remanded by the court after he admitted pilfering 3 sacks of cocoa seeds and plantain worth about GHC 850. He said some of his neigbours 27

November 16, 2017 12:17 PM Australian diplomat dies in New York building fall

An Australian diplomat has died after falling from a New York City balcony while socialising with friends. Julian Simpson, 30, accidentally slipped from a seventh-floor ledge of his Manhattan building and fell to a landing on the second floor, New York police said. US media report he was playing a “trust game” with a friend before he fell. Mr Simpson 35

November 5, 2017 1:09 PM Ex-Catalan leader hands himself in to police

Catalonia’s deposed leader Carles Puigdemont and several former advisers have turned themselves in to Belgian police, say reports. A Spanish judge issued an EU warrant for his arrest on Friday. Mr Puigdemont has said he will not return to Spain unless he is guaranteed a fair trial. Belgian prosecutors are due to hold a news conference on the case shortly 41

November 2, 2017 12:26 PM Kwahu Professional Network condemns Fulani attacks

The Kwahu Professional Network has condemned the recent mayhem being perpetrated on the peace-loving and law-abiding people of Kwahu by Fulani Herdsmen. In a statement, the group called on government and the security agencies to arrest the situation immediately. 1. Members of the Kwahu Professionals Network (KPN), an association of young Kwahu Professionals 37

November 2, 2017 11:00 AM Welder jailed over fraud

A welder, Kweku Sefa, popularly known as Pusher, is to spend a year jail term after an Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday found him guilty on the charges of defrauding by false pretenses. Sefa is said to have defrauded Edward Ofori, a businessman of GHc60,000.00, under the pretext of providing him with two boxes of so-called pipe joint sealants used mainly 31

November 1, 2017 10:38 PM Gender Minister Condemns Defilement Of 4 Year Old Child

Ms Otiko Afisah Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has condemned the alleged defilement of the four-year old child which happened last two weeks. Ms Djaba was speaking to the media after she visited the parents of the child at Assin Andoe in the Assin South District of the Central Region. She said adults should be protecting children 10

November 1, 2017 8:47 PM Rampaging NPP youth will be convicted; we have enough evidence- Police

Tamale Police say they are ready to clamp down on lawless activities by rampaging New Patriotic Party youth who have decided to hold political leaders hostage. Police spokesperson ASP Mohammed Tanko told Joy News’ Emefa Appau the youth “will not dare” because when they do, the full force of the police will descend on them. According to him, the police 16

November 1, 2017 4:36 PM New York truck attack: Driver 'inspired by Islamic State'

The man suspected of killing eight people in New York by driving a truck down a cycle lane was inspired by the Islamic State (IS) group, police say. New York Police's Deputy Commissioner John Miller said that notes in Arabic claiming the attack on behalf of IS were recovered from the scene in Lower Manhattan. The suspect, Sayfullo Saipov, 29, is an Uzbek 35