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JJ is 69 today

Former President Jerry John Rawlings is 69 years today.

Man commits suicide in courtroom after being jailed over drugs

A 41-year-old American man and father of two, Tyrel Martin Marhanka, was sitting in a courtroom in Taiwan during his sentencing on drug possession charges when he suddenly pulled a sharp object and stabbed it deep into his neck, unleashing a gush of blood.

Mum rescues her 5-yr-old son from lion's jaw

On Friday evening, a Colorado woman who had left her 5 year old son and his older brother playing outside their home near the resort town of Aspen, ran out to her front yard when she heard her 5 year old son screaming and what she saw was terrifying. She saw a mountain lion hunched over her son and biting him.

'Pastor' in court for abducting and defiling 14-yr-old girl

When a 14-year-old girl was asked by a 24-year-old self-styled pastor, who had acquainted himself with many children and their families in the community, to escort him to a nearby town, little did she know that she was being abducted and prepared for marriage.

2 policemen, 3 others arrested over Kwame Danso robbery

The Brong Ahafo Regional Police Command have arrested two police officers and three others in connection with a robbery attack that led to last Tuesday's death of a police constable in Kwame-Danso, near Atebubu in the Brong Ahafo Region.

Alan Kyerematen attacked by robbers

The Kwabenya District Police are investigating the robbery attack on former Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Alan Kyerematen. 

Mum, 25, hangs herself

A 25-year-old mother of one has hanged herself at Battorkordzi, a suburb of Kpong in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region.

Boy, 7, electrocuted after heavy rains

A seven-year-old boy was last Thursday electrocuted at Amamoma, a community close to the University of Cape Coast following a heavy downpour.