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August 15, 2019
Iran oil tanker: Gibraltar orders release

Gibraltar has released an Iranian oil tanker detained last month on suspicion of sanctions-busting despite a last-minute plea by the US authorities. The UK territory received written assurances from Iran

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August 15, 2019
US requests detention of Iran tanker in Gibraltar

The US Department of Justice has put in a request to detain supertanker Grace 1, which will be considered by Gibraltar’s attorney general. The vessel, carrying Iranian oil, was seized

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August 14, 2019
NDC petitions US to probe PDS scandal

The Minority in Parliament has petitioned the United States government over the PDS scandal that has rocked Ghana in the last few weeks. The petition was signed by Minority Leader

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August 14, 2019
Police investigating murder of woman at 37 Military Barracks

Investigations into the murder of a woman at the 37 military barracks is ongoing but at snail’s pace over what police say is the lack of positive leads. According to

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August 14, 2019
British-Iranian academic ‘arrested in Iran’

A British-Iranian dual national has been arrested in western Iran, according to his family. The wife of Kameel Ahmady, a social anthropologist, said he was taken into custody on Sunday

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August 14, 2019
Buhari moves to block food imports in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria to block food importers’ requests for foreign currency in a bid to boost local agriculture. He said the country’s foreign

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August 14, 2019
Families of deceased Foase police shooting, receive GHc250,000 each

Government has paid GHc250,000 each as compensation for families of four deceased victims of the Foase shooting in the Ashanti Region. The four died after police officers allegedly opened fire

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August 9, 2019
Police helped us negotiate ransom to kidnappers – Family of 4th missing girl

Family members of the fourth kidnapped girl in Takoradi have said that police officers at Kojokrom assisted them in the payment of ransom to the kidnappers of their missing daughter.

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August 9, 2019
Nana Addo: Suspension of PDS concession was to protect ECG’s $3bn assets

President Nana Akufo-Addo has justified the government’s decision to suspend its concession agreement with Power Distribution Services. He said the decision was in the interest of the public as it

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August 9, 2019
Pocket knife saves Canadian man during attack

Colin Dowler might not be alive today if it weren’t for a small pocket knife with a two-inch blade and five forestry workers. The Canadian man was mountain biking on

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