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13 institutions to face court for non-payment of employee pensions

The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) has begun a process to prosecute 13 companies for failing to honour any of the mandatory...

Defiled girl, 9, battles for life

A nine-year-old girl is battling for her life at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after she was allegedly defiled by her 53-year-old...
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Tema General Hospital records low maternal deaths

The Tema General Hospital has, for the first time in many years, recorded sharp decline in maternal mortality rate.
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NDC man defends Akufo-Addo over PPA scandal

A former Presidential Spokesperson under the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government, Koku Anyidoho, has defended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo over alleged acts of...

AG advises NAM1 to write for assistance to claim $39m judgment

The Attorney-General’s Office has advised the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah, to officially write to seek assistance to...

NAM1 still in police custody; unable to meet GHc1bn bail requirement

The Chief Executive Officer of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah is still being held in police custody despite being granted bail by an...

NAM1 bail condition not favourable – Menzgold

Managers of embattled gold dealership firm Menzgold have described as “unfavourable” the bail condition set by the court for the release of...

Fake pastor jailed 10 years for fraud

Thirty-year-old self-acclaimed pastor, Isaac Kofi, has been jailed 10 years by the Ashaiman circuit court for defrauding by false pretence.Prosecuting, Assistant Superintendent...

R. Kelly in solitary over mortal fear of other inmates

R. Kelly is relieved to be in solitary confinement as he awaits trial on federal sex-crime charges against underage girls because he fears...

NAM1’s wife, sister face four counts of fraud

State prosecutors are aiming to put Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah aka NAM1, his wife and his sister...

Takoradi girls kidnappers trial starts

For the first time, the two suspected Nigerian kidnappers of the three Takoradi girls have appeared in court for their long-awaited trial...

She wrote a poem about a vagina, it landed her in jail

How do women get men who are standing in the way of gender equality to listen to them? Grab them by their genitalia.

Court orders police to file Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale trial documents

The Adjabeng District Court has ordered police prosecutors to file all the documents they intend to rely on for the trial of...
Jamal Khashoggi,

Jamal Khashoggi killing: Saudi crown prince ‘should face investigation’ – UN

There is credible evidence that Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level officials are individually liable for the killing...

Notre-Dame fire: Millions pledged to rebuild cathedral

Hundreds of millions of euros have been pledged...

Notre-Dame fire: Macron pledges to reconstruct cathedral

French President Emmanuel Macron (Photo credit : Getty Images)...

R. Kelly arrested, surrenders to Chicago police following sex abuse charges

R&B star R. Kelly is in police custody after turning himself in...

Netherlands foils ‘major terror attack’

Police in the Netherlands have arrested seven men over an alleged plot to carry out what they describe as a major terrorist attack involving...

Give us power to prosecute defrauders – NHIA to A-G

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Dr Samuel Annor has explained that prosecutorial powers from the Attorney General’s Department...

Ex-Trump aide faces up to six months’ jail

US special counsel Robert Mueller has recommended a prison sentence of up to six months for former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos. Mr Mueller, head...

Full document: The petition Anas sent to FIFA against Nyantakyi

Ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas last week reported the alleged misconduct of Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, to the world football governing body, FIFA . Following that, Mr Nyantakyi...

Ugandan nabbed at KIA for trafficking narcotics

Officials of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) have arrested a Ugandan for trafficking narcotics at the Kotoka International Airport. The culprit Bwogo Federick, 53 years...

I tried leaving Facebook I couldn’t

When I was in college, my high school best friend and I had a terrible falling-out. It was entirely because of Facebook. “I think Allison...

James Comey book likens Trump to Mob boss 'untethered to truth'

The former FBI director James Comey denounces Donald Trump as “untethered to truth” and likens the president to a mafia boss, in an explosive...

Three jailed 2-years for indiscriminate dumping of waste

The La Sanitation and Motor Court has sentenced three persons to eight months each imprisonment for indiscriminate dumping of refuse in some parts of...

Nigerian judge elected new president of ICC

The judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC), sitting in a plenary session have elected Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji of Nigeria as President of the...

We know we have sinned – Car snatchers plead for mercy in tears

“We know we have sinned and committed a crime, please forgive us, I’m a family man, I’ve got kids please have mercy,” pleaded two...

Oscar Pistorius hurt in prison fight

Former South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been hurt in a prison brawl, less than two weeks after his sentence for the killing of...

After the Mugabes, which African dynasties remain?

With Robert Mugabe's hopes of handing power to his wife in Zimbabwe over, which political dynasties are still going strong elsewhere in Africa? Since the...

Electrician jailed for two years for forging VRA/NEDCO documents

A 28-year-old electrician, Awal  Mohammed, a resident at Amanten in the Brong Ahafo region was on last Thursday jailed for 2 years for forging the...

Electrician jailed two years for forging VRA/NEDC document

A 28-year old electrician, Awal Mohammed, has been jailed 2 years for forging the Volta River Authority/ Northern Electrification Distribution Company  (VRA/NEDCO) letter. The criminal...

Four charged for booing Grace Mugabe

Four people have appeared in a Zimbabwean court for allegedly booing First Lady Grace Mugabe, state-owned media reports. The Herald says they were arrested after...

Judges to chase 'sakawa' boys

Judges, Magistrates and Prosecutors are being trained on cyber crime and electronic evidence prosecution to handle ‘sakawa’ and other related computer crimes. According to the...

Money doubling tricksters nabbed

The Dodowa Magistrate Court has remanded two Togolese ‘spiritualists’ in custody for conspiracy to commit crime, possession of fake currency and defrauding by false...

Thief busted on STC bus fined GH¢1,200

A notorious thief who plies his trade on buses run by the State Transport Company (STC) has been fined GH¢1,200 by the Kaneshie District...

PHOTO: Self-styled pastors appear before court for defrauding five people

A woman allegedly duped by two self-styled pastors has told the Accra Circuit Court that the pastors told her that she would get pregnant...

Ronaldo after court appearance: I've never hidden anything

Cristiano Ronaldo said he "has never hidden anything" and told his advisers to always make sure he paid what he owed correctly and in...