W/R: Police prosecute six SHS students, 3 others for faking kidnap

The Western Regional Police Command has prosecuted nine persons from Takoradi for faking kidnappings and extortions.The nine, six of whom are Senior High School students took advantage of the confusion over the surge in kidnapping to make money and in some instances to settle personal scores.

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EC ditches controversial Charlotte Osei logo, restores old logo

The controversial logo of Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC) which generated hue and cry in the country after it was unveiled in 2016, has been discarded, and the old one restored with immediate effect. “With effect from today the 4th of December 2018, the original logo of the Electoral Commission which bears the coat of arms […]

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Myanmar: Reuters journalists investigating Rohingya killings sentenced to 7 years in prison

A Myanmar court has sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison for breaking the Official Secrets Act while investigating a massacre of Rohingya Muslims. Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were originally detained in December 2017 after working on an investigation into the mass killing of a number of Rohingya villagers […]

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EC under pressure over failure to investigate 2016 election hack

The Electoral Commission (EC) is being pressured by the opposition political parties and civil society following its failure to investigate claims of over voting and hacking during the 2016 general elections. Former Chairperson of the Commission, Charlotte Osei had attributed the delay in declaring the 2016 presidential results to its system being tampered with. However, […]

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Wendy Shay cannot replace my daughter – Ebony’s father

Father of late songstress Ebony, Nana Opoku Kwarteng, has stressed that no artiste can replace his daughter not even Rufftown Record’s new signee Wendy Shay whom many have described as a replica of the late songstress. Wendy Shay works under the management of Rufftown Records, the record label that managed the late Ebony. Many music […]

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