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3 Ghanaians injured, 5 arrested in SA xenophobia attacks – Govt

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah File photo: Protest against xenophobia The Government of Ghana, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has reported that three Ghanaians have been injured while five others have been arrested in the xenophobic attacks in South Africa. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs …

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Two paddies arrested with 125 slabs of ‘wee’

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah   Two friends have been arrested by the Keneshie Police with 125 slabs of compressed substance suspected to be wee by the Keneshie police, MyNewsGh.com reports. Suspects Agya Kwamena Dadzie 25-years-old  and  accomplice Rubeng Davis 19-years-old were on board bus number GE 6379-12 bound for Takoradi in the Western …

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Photo: Barber electrocuted while repairing hair clipper

By;BRIGHTWEBTV/NANA ASARE BARIMAH A barber believed to be in his late 40s, Arise Asare has been electrocuted at Shiabu, a suburb of Dansoman in the Ablekuma West Municipality. Police officers from Dansoman Police Command initial examination of the body revealed a burn of his right thumb because that hand was holding …

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videos: 8 killed, dozens injured in South Africa’s xenophobic attacks

    by:brightwebtv/nana asare barimah   At least eight people have been killed and dozens injured in the latest round of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the police have said. About 189 people have so far been arrested in South Africa’s biggest city, Johannesburg, after rioters looted shops and torched …

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South Africa shuts embassy in Nigeria after reprisal attacks

By:brightwebtv/nana asare barimah South Africa has temporarily closed its embassy in Nigeria following violence against South African businesses in reprisal for attacks on foreign-owned stores in Johannesburg, while Nigeria has announced plans to evacuate its nationals from South Africa. South African Foreign Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor said on Thursday that the embassy was …

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Xenophobic attacks: Nigerian airline to evacuate citizens free of charge

Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Ministry has served notice that it will evacuate its citizens in South Africa following recent xenophobic attacks there. The owner of a local airline – Air Peace Airlines has offered to use his air transport company to airlift his fellow countrymen from South Africa at no cost. …

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Photos: Ghanaian killed in xenophobic attacks in South Africa

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah      A Ghanaian has reportedly been killed in the latest xenophobic attacks in Durban, South Africa. According to the reports, a  Ghanaian who is yet to be identified was killed on Wednesday by local gangs accusing foreigners of taking their jobs. The violence, which broke out in …

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2 remanded for kidnapping and raping employer’s daughter

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah George Andrew, a 28-year-old unemployed and Maxwell Peter, aged 34 a trader were on Monday remanded into police custody by Keta Circuit Court for kidnapping and raping their employer’s daughter aged 19 at Aflao in the Volta Region, MyNewsGh.com reports. They were charged for conspiracy, kidnapping and assault.  Andrew …

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