VIDEO: WHITE WOMAN CALLS COPS ON BLACK MAN FIXING A HOUSE – AFTER HE SHOWS HER WRITTEN PERMISSION.

VIDEO: WHITE WOMAN CALLS COPS ON BLACK MAN FIXING A HOUSE – AFTER HE SHOWS HER WRITTEN PERMISSION. A video posted to YouTube shows an encounter between a black real estate investor and a white neighbor who called the police on him in Memphis, Raw Story reports. Michael Hayes wrote that he went to the dilapidated home to inspect it when the next door neighbor came out and demanded to know what he was doing. Hayes said he showed the woman his investment contract giving him permission to repair the house and written permission he got from the owner to be on the property. Despite showing her the documents, the woman still

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IT’S BEEN 50 YEARS SINCE BRITAIN LEFT. WHY ARE SO MANY AFRICAN JUDGES STILL WEARING WIGS?.

IT’S BEEN 50 YEARS SINCE BRITAIN LEFT. WHY ARE SO MANY AFRICAN JUDGES STILL WEARING WIGS?. NAIROBI — The British gave up their last colonies in Africa half a century ago. But they left their wigs behind. Not just any wigs. They are the long, white, horsehair locks worn by high court judges (and King George III). They are so old-fashioned and so uncomfortable, that even British barristers have stopped wearing them. But in former British colonies — Kenya, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Malawi and others — they live on, worn by judges and lawyers. Now, a new generation of African jurists is asking: Why are the continent’s most prominent legal minds still wearing

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IF YOU ARE GAY, DON’T STEP IN THESE PARTS OF AFRICA WITH YOUR PARTNER.

IF YOU ARE GAY, DON’T STEP IN THESE PARTS OF AFRICA WITH YOUR PARTNER. Homosexuality continues to be a taboo subject in Africa and other black communities around the world. Sexual attraction or relationship between members of the same sex or gender has evolved from being a hidden practice to a symbol of pride.Out of the 195 countries in the world, 72 of them are no-go areas for same-sex couples as they risk threats, criminal charges, prison sentence and even the death penalty.  A world map released by Australian insurance company Travel Insurance Direct identified countries and territories according to how tolerant national attitudes were towards LBGTI couples. The map is shaded

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COURT ADJOURNS STEPHEN OPUNI’S CASE TO APRIL 30.

COURT ADJOURNS STEPHEN OPUNI’S CASE TO APRIL 30. The Accra High Court has adjourned the case of former COCOBOD boss, Dr Stephen Opuni, to allow the Supreme Court determine a constitutional issue related to the case. Lawyers for Dr Opuni, who is standing trial for allegedly causing financial loss of Gh¢271.3m to the state, filed a motion praying for all the documents that the Attorney-General will use to prosecute their client. They premised their arguments on Article 19 clause 2 (e) and (g) of the 1992 Constitution, which bordered on fair trial. But the High Court, presided over by Mr Justice C.J Honyenuga, Wednesday decided not to rule on the

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NEW NATIONAL ID ROLLOUT TO BEGIN IN APRIL – VICE PRESIDENT, DR. MAHAMADU BAWUMIA.

New National ID Rollout To Begin In April – Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has assured that the National Identification Authority (NIA) will begin the rollout of processes for the issuance of the new National Identification Card in April, 2018. In the latest assurance on this project, Dr. Bawumia said enough measures have been put in place to ensure a successful roll-out of the identification cards system. The National Identification System is one of the three key pillars on which the government is seeking to capitalize on in formalizing the economy. There have also been calls for the reproduction of new ID cards to be linked

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GHANA TO BAN SHISHA SMOKING BY MID YEAR.

GHANA TO BAN SHISHA SMOKING BY MID YEAR. Smoking of shisha and electronic cigarette will be banned in Ghana by the middle of the year, Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said. The GHS says it is collaborating with the Ministry of Health to place an outright ban on the two substances. It will also partner the Food and Drugs Board to make stiff laws that will fast track the process of the ban. According the GHS, shisha, which is mixed with flavourings such as mint, is more “harmful than cigarette”. Speaking at the World Conference on Tobacco held in Cape Town, South Africa, Principal Research Officer at the Service, of

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GHANA TO DEPLOY POLICE/MILITARY PATROL TEAMS TO COMBAT GROWING VIOLENT CRIMES.

GHANA TO DEPLOY POLICE/MILITARY PATROL TEAMS TO COMBAT GROWING VIOLENT CRIMES. Combined teams of police and military officers are to patrol major cities in Ghana as part of government’s efforts to combat the increasing spate of armed robberies. The Minister of Information, Mustapha Hamid, disclosed the measure in a meeting with journalists and urged the public to cooperate. He said the government has also deployed a “surgical operation based on intelligence” in crime prone areas “to flash out criminals and suspected criminals.” “‘Operation Calm Life’, which is the joint anti-armed robbery military and police operations has been enhanced with immediate effect. In this regard there will be heavy military and

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HOT AUDIO: MAN FINED FOR HAVING SEX WITH WIFE IN THE BUSH.

HOT AUDIO: MAN FINED FOR HAVING SEX WITH WIFE IN THE BUSH. A 32-year old man at Assin Endwa in the Central Region has been fined by traditional authorities for having sex with his wife in the bush. The man, Kwabena Atta, has be fined GHC 1000, 2 sheep, 4 bottles of schnapps and 2 local fouls by the chief for the purposes of pacifying the land and the community, according Nana Konagye Ampaw, a chief of the village. One of the sheep, a bottle of schnapp and a foul will be slaughtered for rituals at the bush where the incident happened. LISTEN TO THE CHIEF: Same procedure would be

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AMIDU IS NEVER ARROGANT…NDC DIDN’T TREAT HIM WELL! – ALLOTEY JACOBS.

AMIDU IS NEVER ARROGANT…NDC DIDN’T TREAT HIM WELL! – ALLOTEY JACOBS. entral Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Allotey Jacobs has refuted claims that Martin Amidu is an arrogant person. According to Allotey Jacobs, he has “never seen Martin as an arrogant person, never“. He explained to host Kwami Sefa Kayi that Mr. Amidu only displayed his true character traits during his vetting before the Parliamentary Appointments Committee on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. He noted on Kokrokoo on Peace FM that Mr. Amidu is one person who likes challenges and so will delightfully take up the take up gauntlet to rid the country of corruption. “I’ve never seen Martin as an

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‘NO MORE ARREST OF DV, DP NUMBER PLATE USERS’

‘NO MORE ARREST OF DV, DP NUMBER PLATE USERS’ Inspector General of Police, David Asante-Apeatu has ordered officers across the country to desist from impounding vehicles with Defective Vehicle (DV) and Direct from Port (DP) number plates between 6am and 6pm, as was currently being done. He noted in an internal memo issued to all commanders that the Road Traffic Regulations do not authorize such arrests. “Sections 45-50 of the Road Traffic Act 683/04, as well as regulations 23&24 of the Road Traffic Regulation 2012 (L.I 2180), are clear on the use of DV and DP number plates….INGPOL directs with immediate effect no personnel should arrest any motorist with trade

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MEET THE CRYPTO OFFICERS: HOW THE INTERNET IS CONTROLLED BY 14 PEOPLE WITH SEVEN SECRET KEYS.

MEET THE CRYPTO OFFICERS: HOW THE INTERNET IS CONTROLLED BY 14 PEOPLE WITH SEVEN SECRET KEYS. Latest figures show 3.6 billion people use the worldwide web / Shutterstock. Global domain name systems are secured at highest levels by a handful of people. It sounds like something out of a Dan Brown book, but it isn’t: The whole internet is protected by seven highly protected keys in the hands of 14 people. They hold a historic ritual known as the Root Signing Ceremony. Recently,  the world got a good reminder about the importance of the organisation these people belong to. A good chunk of the internet went down for a while when hackers managed to throw so much traffic at a

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