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Founder of Miracle Rock Fire Ministry killed

The Founder and Senior Pastor of Miracle Rock Fire Ministry, Pastor Akoto at Dodowa in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana have been stabbed to death Saturday dawn at Nanuma near Dodowa by unknown persons. According to a resident who narrated the incidence to Awake News’ Mariam Baoteng, the pastor had a call to go and pray for someone at Mensah …

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A Teacher Rapes Class 5 pupil; got her pregnant

A teacher, whose name was given as Christopher at Golden Vision Academy, Zenu a suburb of Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana has allegedly raped his 13year old class 5 pupil and got her pregnant. According to sources, the teacher after noticing the girl got pregnant attempted aborting the pregnancy by given the 13year old girl some pills …

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Journalist arrested for ‘trading’ nude pictures for sex

A Cape Coast-based journalist who has gained notoriety for collecting nude pictures of women and blackmailing them has been arrested by the police. Emmanuel Orlando Matrevi’s stock-in-trade is threatening to publish nude pictures of ladies if they allegedly refuse him sex. The 37 year old man works for Coastal TV in Cape Coast, 3news.com gathered. The Central Regional Crime Officer, …

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Fake pastor jailed six months

A fake pastor Akwesi Amoah, who hired musical instruments from one Dr Brenya to be used for church programmes but later sold them in the Central Region, has been sentenced to six months’ imprisonment with hard labour. Delivering the judgment, Fred Obikyere of the Sunyani Magistrate Court B, said Akwesi Amoah must serve six months in prison with hard labour …

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Stanbic worker dupes customers to the tune of GH¢900,000

A 33-year-old outsourced worker of Stanbic Bank Ghana has been declared wanted by the Ghana Police Service for allegedly defrauding scores of customers of the bank of more than GH¢900,000. The suspect, Martha Amakye, who is said to be an outsourced worker from Noswall Management Service, a recruitment agency, absconded after the Financial Crime Control Unit of the bank found …

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Man who attempted to kill President Mahama freed

The 37-year-old man who was jailed 10 years for attempting to kill President John Dramani Mahama has finally been freed. Charles Antwi who was prosecuted for carrying a gun to the president’s church to kill him was released from the custody of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) where he has been since August 2015. Francis Xavier-Sosu, a human rights …

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Anas exposes Highway Patrol Police officer

Fresh investigations by the New Crusading Guide has revealed that some police officers have resorted to using highway patrol duties for their personal benefit, intimidating civilians at will, flexing their guns and threatening to beat up and kill those who question their authority. In a series of ongoing exposes by this newspaper and its readers, we begin with the story …

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NPP thugs attack Ghana Embassy in Saudi Arabia

Thugs of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have taken their insanity to Saudi Arabia where they broke into the offices of the Ambassador, Alhaji Said Sinare, in Riyadh for reasons not too clear to fathom. Radio Gold sources in Riyadh revealed that the attack on the embassy was collaborated by insiders who are known to be sympathisers of the NPP. …

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Electrician jailed 10 years over MP’s phone

An Accra Circuit Court on Tuesday sentenced an Electrician to 10 years imprisonment for dishonestly receiving a Samsung Galaxy S4 phone valued GHC 1,500.00 through robbery. Zebulon Anyeteye aka Abdul Rashid Sowah was found guilty by the court presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin Doku. Anyeteye was said to have dishonestly received the phone belonging to Gershon Gbediame, Member …

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NPP Condemns Post-Election Attacks, Urges Supporters To Remain Calm

The leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), after series of reports of attacks on the defeated ruling NDC supporters by NPP supporters have issued a statement to condemn the act and called on its members to remain calm. After declaring the opposition NPP’s leader Nana Akufo-Addo as the winner of the December 7 presidential polls which was the most …

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