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Court of Appeal Throws Out Agongo’s Interlocutory Appeal

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an interlocutory appeal filed against a High Court’s ruling on tendering of documents through a prosecution witness in...
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Court Throws Out Motion to Stay Proceedings in Opuni’s Trial

An Accra High Court hearing the trial involving Dr Stephen Opuni and one other on Monday dismissed a motion to stay proceeding pending an...
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Ahenkofi’s Kidnapping Report Untrue – Police

The Western Regional Police has described ‘as untrue’ reports that some Nigerians have kidnapped eight children and kept them in an underground tunnel in...
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Local Government Service sacks Ike Afenyi Donkor

The Local Government Service Council (LGSC) has dismissed Mr Ike Afenyi Donkor, a Senior Executive Officer at the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem (KEEA) Municipal...
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Supreme Court throws out application to file supplementary statement

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application by Dr Dominic Ayine, former Deputy Attorney-General, seeking to file a supplementary statement of case in the...
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Great Olympics Injunction Application on GPL Thrown Out

The Accra High Court has dismissed an application by Accra Great Olympics, praying the court to put a mandatory injunction on the start of...
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South Africa dismisses reports on Denel’s to-be stake sale

A South African cabinet minister on Thursday denied media reports that the government has decided to sell a majority stake in the state-owned arms...

Supreme Court throws out Woyomes’ application

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an application by Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome to halt the valuation of his property by the State as...

Court discharges bail application of Jihad Chaaban

An Accra High Court has dismissed a bail application pending, filed by Jihad Chaaban, the Abelemkpe Branch Manager of Marwako Restaurant. Chaaban was on August...
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Rwanda dismisses Human Rights Watch report of summarily execution as “fake”

Rwanda's Minister of Justice and the Attorney General, Johnston Busingye Thursday described the latest report by Human Rights Watch as fake, which said petty...
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The Gambia’s Supreme Court dismisses ex-president’s election petitions

The Judicial Secretary of the office of the Gambia's Chief Justice Landing Sanneh confirmed the Supreme Court of the Gambia has dismissed the petition...

COCOBOD Refutes Claims of Purposely Withholding Funds to LBCs

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has debunked his claims being made by some Licensed Buying Cocoa Companies (LBCs) in the Ashanti Region that it...
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British defense secretary dismisses need for second Scotland referendum

British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon on Thursday said there was no need for a second independence referendum in Scotland. "We don't see...

Mark Zuckerberg Debunks Presidential Ambitions

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg says he has no plans to run for president of the United States. When asked by Buzzfeed News, he said:...
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Iran dismisses UK rights comments

Iran's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday dismissed the recent comments by a British official about Iran's human rights record as "provocative," Press TV reported. ...
A trial train takes a test run on the Ankara-Istanbul high-speed railway constructed by China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC) in Turkey on Jan. 4, 2014. [Photo/Xinhua]

South African rail company dismisses reports of problematic Chinese locomotives

The South African state rail company Transnet dismissed negative media reports on Tuesday, saying they are satisfied with the progress and quality of locomotives...
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Burundi’s ruling party dismisses Human Rights Watch report on abuses of party youth wing

The Burundian ruling party has rejected a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report issued Thursday accusing the party youth wing dubbed Imbonerakure of brutality and...
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Ivorian Government Sacks Security Chief after Mutiny

Thousands of troops in the military forces of the Ivory Coast defied orders and rebelled against the national government of President Alassane Ouattara. The...

President Alassane Ouattara Fires Security Bosses

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has dismissed the heads of the army, police and paramilitary gendarmes following a two-day army mutiny that paralysed the...
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Amnesty International has lost credibility

A Civil Society Organization, Stand Up Nigeria (SUN) has dismissed recent report by Amnesty International where it alleged the killing of 150 IPOB members....

Court Throws Out Case On Bimbilla Regent’s Legitimacy

A High Court in Tamale dismissed a case that sought to challenge the legitimacy of Regent of Bimbilla, Nyeliboligu –Naa Yakubu Andani Dassana.The lawsuit...

Zambian parliament dismisses reports of lawmakers demanding more allowance

Speaker of the Zambian parliament on Thursday dismissed reports that opposition and independent lawmakers had demanded doubling of their sitting allowances after the House...

Supreme Court Terminates Special Voting Suit

The Supreme Court has dismissed a suit seeking to direct the Electoral Commission to declare the results of the Special Voting on the...

YEA Debunks Recruitment-scam Label

The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) has dismissed a longstanding public view that the recruitments of its labour force have always favoured only job...

NDC Sacks 23 Members for Going Independent

Twenty-three members of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) have been dismissed by the party for contesting as independent parliamentary candidates in the...
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Court Throws Out Suit Against Ghana’s EC

The EC has asked each presidential candidate to pay a filing fee of 50,000 Ghana Cedis (about 12,560 U.S. dollars) and each parliamentary candidate...
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Islamic Scholar Gülen Dismisses Accusations of a Second Coup Attempt

The Turkish media, under government control or government pressure, is circulating horrific rumors, this time about a supposed second coup attempt in the works,...

Nigerian military dismisses Boko Haram’s video threat

In a statement made available to Xinhua in Lagos, the Nigerian Army spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman, urged residents of northern cities of Maiduguri, Kano,...
President John Dramani Mahama has an uphill task

Speaker throws out motion to probe Mahama’s Ford gift

The Minority, through its leader Osei Kyei-Mensa-Bonsu, earlier in August in the motion, called on the House to investigate the receipt or otherwise of...
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Ghana’s parliament dismisses motion to probe president over car gift

Mahama came under intense public criticism for accepting the Ford Expedition SUV vehicle valued at 100,000 U.S. dollars as a gift from Djibril Kanazoe,...