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Two Britons arrested in Thailand over football streaming

Two British men have been arrested in Bangkok for allegedly selling online access to illegally streamed football broadcasts. A complaint from the Premier League to local authorities was reported to have led to the arrests on 11 May. The men were named as William Lloyd, 39 and William Robinson, 35. …

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Akua Donkor cautioned to behave in court

Leader of the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), Madam Akua Donkor, was on Tuesday cautioned by an Accra Circuit Court not to be provoked by the cross examination of defence counsel in robbery case before it. The court said that Madam Donkor could be provoked by some questions and responses but …

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Free SHS: Gov’t must apologize for misleading Ghanaians – Expert

Educationist Prof D.K Agyemang has charged government to render an unqualified apology to Ghanaians for misleading them with regards to the free SHS policy. Barely three months to the implementation of the policy, the Education Minister Mathew Opoku Prempeh disclosed to Morning Starr host, Francis Abban that only students who …

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U-17 AFCON: Ghana face Gabon Today

Ghana’s U-17 side the Black Stars are in action today against Gabon at the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in their second group game. The Black Starlets win against the “Les Pantheres” will ensure a safe passage to the FIFA U17 World Cup in India later this year. The …

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Facebook post lands Ethiopian politician in trouble, faces jail term

Ethiopian opposition politician Yonatan Tesfaye has been found guilty of encouraging terrorism for comments he made on Facebook. He was arrested in December 2015 as a wave of anti-government protests in the Oromia region was gathering momentum. The authorities objected to several posts including one in which he said the …

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Nana Yaa Jantuah resigns from PURC

The Director of Public Relations and External Affairs at the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) Nana Yaa Jantuah has resigned over allegations of financial embezzlement. Her resignation takes effect November 11, 2017, according to her resignation letter to the Commission. Prior to announcing her intention to resign, the Bureau of …

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