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March 18, 2018 5:03 PM B/A: Serwaa Kesse Girls’ SHS donate to Sunyani female prisons

The Management and Students of Serwaa Kesse Girls Senior High School at Duayah Nkwanta in the Tano North Municipality of the Brong Region, has presented items worth about GHc9,000.00 to inmates of the Sunyani Female Prisons. The donation of toiletries, biscuits, bags of rice, detergents, sanitary pads, used clothing, cooking oil and sugar, formed part of the school’s 129

March 18, 2018 3:48 PM Indian pop star jailed two years for smuggling migrants

An Indian pop star, Daler Mehndi, has been sentenced to two years in prison for smuggling migrants abroad. Mehndi and six others were accused in 2003 of cheating people of large sums of money by falsely promising to take them to Western countries. The singer was convicted on Friday in the northern state of Punjab. But he was released on bail soon after 101

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 10, 2018 10:02 AM A/R: Four jailed 62 years for robbery

A Circuit Court at Juabeng in the Ashanti Region has sentenced four persons to a combined term of 62 years in prison with hard labour for robbery. Osman Adam, a 32-year old petty trader; Yussif Issahaku, a 29-year old driver; Kadi Sumaila, a 26-year old driver and Osman Alhassan, a 20-year old driver’s mate were arrested by the Tafo Pankrono Divisional 97

March 9, 2018 5:59 AM W/Region: Father jailed 15-yrs for raping daughter

A 45-year-old mason, who was arrested for impregnating his biological daughter, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by the Tarkwa Circuit Court. Samuel Ansah had pleaded guilty to the charge of incest and was convicted on his own plea. The victim, a first-year Junior High School (JHS) student is carrying a two-month-old pregnancy. Assistant Superintendent 103

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 94

February 27, 2018 6:25 AM Auditor General wants to vet budget before parliamentary approval

The Auditor General, Daniel Domelevo, has recommended an amendment of the relevant legal framework to enable his office give an opinion on government budgets before they are approved by Parliament. Mr. Domelevo believes that when this happens, the budget will be streamlined to avoid needless expenditure. Mr. Domelevo, since coming into office has sought 76

February 22, 2018 10:18 AM Tanzanian woman jailed 5-yrs for smuggling ‘cocaine’ to Ghana

A Tanzanian food vendor who was arrested at the Kotoka International Airport by officials of Ghana’s Narcotics Control Board, [NACOB], has been handed a five-year jail term in Ghana. Officers of the Narcotics Control Board [NACOB], arrested Ms. Basaida Zena Jafary with 2.3hk of speedball, a mixture of cocaine and heroin with street value of $ 70,000.00. Ms. Zena Jafary 70

February 17, 2018 8:11 AM Man remanded for stealing soldier’s phone, cash

A man accused of robbing a soldier of his iPhone and cash of GH¢600.00 at gun point has been ordered by a Kumasi Circuit Court to be held in prison custody. The plea of Kofi Gee was not taken and he will make his next appearance on Tuesday, February 27. Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Philip Jagri told the court, presided over by Madam Patricia 56

February 16, 2018 6:00 AM E/R: Three jailed for illegal mining at Segyimase Kyebi

A Koforidua Circuit Court has sentenced a 27-year-old carpenter Akwasi Agyemang and a 37-year-old farmer, Yaw Osei to four years in prison for mining illegally at Segyimase Kyebi in the Atewa Forest reserve in the Eastern Region. A third person, 35-year-old tiler, Kwasi Poku, has been sentenced to serve two years in prison and is due to reappear in court 47