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London court sentences six Ghanaians for fraud

Six Ghanaians; 4 men and 2 women, have been sentenced by the Southwark Crown Court in London for engaging in fraud. The news as captured on the website of the’ City of London Police’s Fraud Squad’ indicates that the suspects…

Sonnie Badu arrested in UK for holding a gun?

Reports circulating online which GhPage.com can’t readily verify indicates that Ghanaian gospel musician Sonnie Badu has been arrested for possessing a gun in the United Kingdom. In the video, the musician is seen in handcuffs and seated in a police…

DRC’s new electronic machines ‘could help rig election’

Devices introduced to cut cost and speed up voting and counting, but many fear they are not practical for the country. More than 40 million voters in the Democratic Republic of the Congo go to the polls on Sunday, they…

Italian police arrest Somali man who threatened to attack Vatican

Italian police are holding a 20-year-old Somali man who threatened to bomb several churches in the country, including St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican. Police told reporters in the southern city of Bari that the man, identified as Omar Moshin…

Nigerian professor jailed 2 years in ‘sex for grades’ case

A Nigerian professor has been handed a two-year jail term by a high court in Osogbo, capital of the southern Osun State. Richard Iyiola Akindele, a former lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, had been accused of demanding sex…

UK Cabinet to consider ramping up no-deal Brexit plan

The cabinet will discuss whether the government should ramp up preparations for a no-deal Brexit when it meets later this morning. It comes after Theresa May said MPs would not vote on her Brexit deal until the third week in…

Man Utd get PSG, Liverpool face Bayern

Chelsea have drawn Malmo, while Arsenal have been pitted against BATE Borisov in the last 32 of the Europa League. Celtic, who were unseeded in the draw, play Valencia with the home leg scheduled for February 14 and the return…

Ex-President Zuma ordered to refund the state for his legal fees

South Africa’s embattled former President Jacob Zuma will have to pay back the money provided for his legal fees. The state has paid between $1m (£792,000) and $2.2m in legal costs for Mr Zuma over the past decade. A High…

Four British girls, teacher raped at gunpoint on school trip to Ghana

A British newspaper, The Sun newspaper is reporting that four British school children aged 16 and 17, together with their teacher have been allegedly raped at gunpoint on a school trip to Ghana. According to the publication, the victims were…

At least 7 officials killed in Sudan helicopter crash – News Agency

At least seven local government officials were killed in a helicopter crash in Sudan’s eastern al-Qadarif state on Sunday, state news agency SUNA reported. The state’s governor and three security officials were among the dead. A number of people were…