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January 22, 2018 7:31 AM US musician Tom Petty died of ‘accidental drug overdose’

US musician Tom Petty died of an accidental overdose after taking various painkillers, according to a statement issued by his family. Petty “suffered from many serious ailments…most significantly a fractured hip”, the statement said. Family members say they believe he was overusing prescription pain medication when he died in October aged 66. Petty found 67

January 17, 2018 6:00 AM Man jailed 18 years for robbing mobile money vendor

A man who attacked and robbed a mobile money vendor at knifepoint of his cash, recharge cards and mobile phones, has been sentenced to 18 years in prison with hard labour by the Juaso Circuit Court. Kofi Agyei was handed the jail term after he pleaded guilty to the crime. He said the victim, Sheila Fosua, had closed from work and was returning to the house 88

January 15, 2018 4:42 PM EC’s Opoku Amankwah ‘fights’ EOCO, refuses to vacate office

Officials of the Economic and Organised Crimes Office, EOCO, led by the Director, ACP K.K. Amoah, today [Monday], stormed the offices of the Electoral Commission to forcefully remove a Deputy Chairperson of the Commission in charge of Corporate Services, Georgina Opoku Amankwah, who resumed full official duties in defiance of a directive that asked 94

January 11, 2018 7:05 AM Samsung reveals when it will launch its Galaxy S9

This confirms a Bloomberg report from December that said Samsung will launch two versions of the Galaxy S9, the regular variant and a larger, S9+ variant, at a February event. Rumors about the S9 says it’ll come with a 5.8- and 6.2-inch screen, a vertically positioned dual camera (with a fingerprint scanner underneath), a Snapdragon 845 processor (or the freshly 97

December 20, 2017 7:51 AM Apple might be working on new model of Airpods for 2018 – Report

Apple AirPods are sold out on its online store until next year — but the wireless earbuds may still get a major refresh in 2018. A leading Apple analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, released a memo on Tuesday predicting that Apple will offer a new version of AirPods in the second half of 2018. The rumor blog Apple Insider spotted the memo and reports 75

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 94

December 4, 2017 11:19 AM Students angry over schools’ closure for Asantehemaa’s funeral rites

Some students in the Kumasi Metropolis are displeased with the suspension of classes today [Monday], in line with activities put in place by the Manhyia Palace for the observation of the final funeral rites of the late Asante Queen Mother, Afia Kobe Ampem II. Students reported to school this morning only to be told there will be no teaching and learning 201

December 3, 2017 5:06 PM Kumasi schools to close down over late Asantemaa’s funeral rites

Schools in the Kumasi Metropolis and the Asokore Mampong Municipality in the Ashanti Region will be closed on Monday, December 4, 2017 to pave way for the commemoration of the final funeral rites of the late Asantemaa in the region. This was announced by the Ashanti Regional Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) in a statement. In the statement 111

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 108

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 75