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The University of Ghana wants High Court Judge Obiri replaced over impartiality

Lawyers for the University of Ghana have written to the High Court’s Commercial Division, raising concerns about the impartiality of presiding judge Justice Francis Obiri in the case between the University and some Commonwealth Hall students. Justice Obiri presided over an injunction application filed by students against Ghana’s premier university. According to University lawyers, Justice Obiri sat on the case without allowing the University to cross-examine the witness, Lawrence Edi...[Read More]

Donald Trump has entered a not guilty plea to 34 criminal charges

During a court hearing in New York, former US President Donald Trump pleaded not guilty to 34 felony charges. During the nearly hour-long hearing, the former president was accused of falsifying records to conceal crimes. Judge Juan Merchan did not issue a gag order, but he did request that both parties be mindful of their language and rhetoric. Trump, who is running for president in 2024, will be released on bail and will return to Florida later. What you should know about the charges According ...[Read More]

Ghana: Immigration Officer shot dead and two others in critical condition

One Ghana Immigration Service officer has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Bawku, Upper East Region. Two other officers who were traveling with the deceased were shot in varying degrees and are in critical condition, receiving treatment. The officers affected are Assistant Inspector of Immigration Mr Philip Motey, who is stationed in Missiga, Assistant Inspector of Immigration Mr Lawrence Afari, who is stationed in Kulungugu, and Assistant Inspector Eric Ayidiya, who is stationed at the Pulim...[Read More]

Trump won’t appear in court in handcuffs – Lawyer

According to CBS News, Donald Trump’s court appearance is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon. The former president is expected to fly from Florida on his private plane and hand himself in, accompanied by federal agents. Mr Trump has been indicted by a grand jury in connection with a $130,000 (£105,000) payment to porn star Stormy Daniels. The charges have not yet been made public, and Mr Trump’s lawyer stated on Friday that he, too, has yet to read the indictment. According to a law enf...[Read More]

IMF chief on 2023 economic outlook

During a speech in China on Sunday, the head of the International Monetary Fund called for greater vigilance over the global financial system, while also pointing to “green shoots” emerging in the world’s second-largest economy. “Risks to financial stability have increased,” said IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva at the China Development Forum in Beijing. Georgieva praised policymakers for acting quickly in response to the banking crisis, citing major centr...[Read More]

5 children killed in a car crash on an interstate in Tennessee

A car crash on Interstate 24 in Tennessee early Sunday morning killed six people, including five children, and injured one woman. According to a news release from Robertson County Emergency Medical Services, emergency medical services responded to a collision of two vehicles at the interstate’s westbound mile marker 23 in Robertson County. “A total of four Advanced Life Support ambulances and one helicopter/air ambulance responded to this scene,” according to the release. ̶...[Read More]

Japan fathers are too afraid to take paternity leave

A typical image of a Japanese “ikumen” is a child riding on his father’s shoulders as they stroll through a park lined with yellow autumn-touched leaves. The term combines the Japanese words ikuji, which means “child care,” and ikemen, which means “cool-looking men.” In the last decade, Japanese authorities have widely promoted the term to combat the country’s notoriously long working hours, which have not only deprived workaholic fathers of family...[Read More]

No sex for grades – Koforidua Technical University to students

Professor David Kofi Essumang, Vice Chancellor of Koforidua Technical University, has warned students, particularly female students, to avoid giving lecturers sex in order to get good grades. According to, he gave the advice while speaking with parents and students at the university’s 28th matriculation. He vowed that the university’s administration is determined to help victims of sexual abuse or harassment get justice, and that students should not be afraid to seek...[Read More]

Police arrest boat sailor over Volta Lake disaster

Police have apprehended the boat sailor who drowned some Azizanya residents on the Volta Lake near Ada on Saturday, March 18. Gabriel Ajigodi is currently being held at the Ada Foah Police Station, where he is assisting police with their investigations into Saturday’s disaster. On Saturday morning, a boat carrying mourners capsized on the lake, killing five people. Three of the five people killed were children under the age of three and two women. There were no life jackets for any of the ...[Read More]

ECG to start extensive disconnection exercise over GHc5bn debt

The Electricity Company of Ghana will begin a large-scale disconnection exercise on Monday, March 20, in order to generate revenue. Mr. Samuel Dubik Mahama Esq., Managing Director, stated that the company is owed more than GHS 5 billion from September 2022 to February 2023. The majority of this debt is held by SOEs and MDAs. This exercise stems from the numerous institutions that owe the energy company, This will be the fate of many other Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) and State Ow...[Read More]

Five dead as boat carrying mourners capsizes on Volta Lake

Five people were killed when a boat carrying mourners capsized on Volta Lake. The 18th of March is a Saturday. Five of the over 20 passengers on board have been confirmed dead, and a search for survivors is ongoing. Strong winds are said to have caused the incident, which occurred around 9 a.m. on Saturday. Three of the five people killed were children under the age of three and two women. There were no life jackets for any of the passengers. According to the Assembly member, the boat was suppos...[Read More]

Woman arrested for squeezing landlord’s testicles to death

A 33-year-old woman is being held in the custody of Nigeria’s Ogun State Police Command for allegedly squeezing her landlord’s testicles to death during a dispute over an electricity bill. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Ifeoma Ossai was arrested by police on Saturday, March 11 in Sango-Ota following the tragic death of her 50-year-old landlord, Monday Oladele. In a statement to confirm the incident, the state Police Spokesman, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect was appre...[Read More]

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