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Mahama Ayariga, six others freed over ambulance acquisition

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Mr Mahama Ayariga, Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, and six others, accused of procurement breaches in respect of an ambulance acquisition have...
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Over 20 students kidnapped in NW Nigeria freed

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Nigerian police confirmed on Wednesday more than 20 students abducted from a college in the country's northwestern state of Kaduna have been released. Mohammed Jalige,...
Radical Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir

Radical Indonesian cleric Bashir freed from prison

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dpa/GNA - Radical Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir was released on Friday after serving nearly 10 years of his 15-year sentence for funding...
Cameroon

11 abducted school staff freed in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

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Some 11 school staff members who were kidnapped on Tuesday in Cameroon's restive Anglophone region of Northwest were released Thursday evening, according to...
Court

Twenty-two alleged secessionists freed

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Twenty-two out of 51 alleged secessionists were on Wednesday discharged by an Accra Circuit Court. Prosecution led by Assistant Superintendent (ASP) Sylvester Asare had informed...
Kidnap

11 hostages freed by troops in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

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Cameroonian troops have rescued 11 kidnapped victims during a mopping-up operation in Southwest, one of the two troubled English-speaking regions of the country,...

Nearly 100 whales freed in Australia after mass stranding

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Six more whales were rescued in a mass stranding on the west coast of Australia's State of Tasmania on Friday, bringing the total number...
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Egyptians kidnapped in Libya freed

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Under the coordination between Egypt with the Libyan forces, several Egyptian nationals who were kidnapped early in September in Libya were set free, Egypt's...
Cameroon and Chad

Six abducted civilians freed in Cameroon

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Six civilians, who were kidnapped a week ago in Cameroon's restive Anglophone region of Southwest, were released on Monday after "severe beatings", according to...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

7 hostages freed by troops in central Nigeria

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Troops in central Nigeria have rescued seven kidnapped victims during a mop-up operation, the defense headquarters said on Sunday. In a statement,...

Rwanda receives nine Rwandans freed in Uganda

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Nine Rwandans that were set free by a Ugandan military court on Tuesday received an emotional welcome on their arrival home in Rwanda in...
Ahmed Hussein Suale

Ahmed Suale’s Alleged Killer Set Free

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A suspected killer of undercover journalist, Ahmed Hussein-Suale who was arrested weeks ago has been freed according to checks by MyNewsGh.com. The suspect who was...
Zamfara

Officials Say 80 Hostages Released in North West Nigeria

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At least 80 people held captive by armed bandits in the northwestern state of Zamfara have been rescued by Nigerian government forces, an official...
Court

Cab driver freed from police custody

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An Accra Circuit Court has granted Richard Oklu, a driver, bail in the sum of GH¢40,000 with two sureties for alleged robbery. The accused would...
rape

Ghana: farmer placed on remand for 8-years without trial

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A 28 year old farmer who has been on remand for eight years without trial at the Ankaful Maximum Security Prison Annex in the...

Justice for All Programme Sees to the Release of 7 Remand Prisoners

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Seven persons on remand at the Nsawam Medium Security Prison were yesterday set free under the “Justice For All Programme” (JFAP), an initiative meant...

Former Egyptian Leader Mubarak Released From Prison

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Hosni Mubarak, the former Egyptian autocrat toppled during the 2011 Arab Spring, left a military hospital on Friday where he spent much of the...
UNICEF

Over 65,000 children freed from armed forces over last decade

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At least 65,000 children have been released from armed forces and armed groups in the past 10 years, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said...

Zimbabwe’s protesting pastor freed on bail

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A Zimbabwean high court judge on Wednesday granted bail to a pastor who was arrested for organizing anti-government protests last year. The...

Soldiers Free Ivorian Defence Minister At Last

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Mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast have released the country’s defence minister after detaining him for two hours in a standoff over pay. Alain Richard Donwahi...

Freed Chibok Girls Celebrated Christmas in Confinement

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Families of the Nigerian “Chibok girls” freed by Islamist group Boko Haram say they are being closely guarded and were not allowed home for...

Freed Chibok Girls Joins Families for Christmas

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More than 20 Nigerian “Chibok girls” who were released by the Islamist group Boko Haram in October have rejoined their families for Christmas. It is...

Gym Instructor Found Not Guilty for Fraud

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An Accra High Court has quashed a circuit court ruling ordering one Awudu Musah, a gym instructor, to open his defence in respect of...
Chinese crew members (wearing caps) freed by Somali pirates arrive at the airport before heading home, in Nairobi, Kenya, Oct. 24, 2016. Nine out of the ten Chinese crew members freed by Somali pirates took a flight home on Monday from the Kenyan capital Nairobi, accompanied by officials sent from Beijing. (Xinhua/Sun Ruibo)

Captured Chinese sailors take off for home

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Twenty-six crew members, including the ten Chinese, were released on Saturday after almost five years in captivity. They arrived in Nairobi one day later...

Minister confirms the release of 4 Indonesians by Somali pirates

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"Those four fellow citizens were generally in good health condition," the minister said. She said that she had contacted one of the...
Burkina Faso

Suspect in Burkina Faso’s 2015 coup attempt freed on bail

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One of the key leaders of Burkina Faso's ex-Presidential Security Regiment, who was detained over the ongoing investigations in the September 2015 failed coup,...

Ado Halliru Daukaka Freed By His Abductors

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Popular Nigerian singer Ado Halliru Daukaka, who went missing on Friday, has been found. He has just spoken to me from a hospital...
Nayele Ametefeh aka Ruby Adu Gyamfi aka Angel

Accra Court Discharges Six People In Nayele Cocaine Scandal

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The court took the decision after a state prosecutor, Ann Penelope Marmatta, had filed a nolle prosequi. Nolle prosequi is filed when the prosecution withdraws...

Nayele Cocaine Suspects A Temporal Free Bird Again ?

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Six persons accused of playing various roles that paved the way for Nayele Ametefeh to carry 12.5 kilogrammes of cocaine to the United Kingdom...
Kidnap

Australian hostage kidnapped in Burkina Faso finally freed

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The same source said the former hostage was under the protection of Nigerien authorities. In a video recording released earlier on...