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Bill Cosby freed from prison after court overturns his conviction

US comedian Bill Cosby has left prison hours after his sexual assault conviction was overturned by Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court. The judges said there had been a “process violation” by the prosecution, but admitted their ruling was unusual. Mr Cosby, 83, served more than two years of a three to 10-year sentence at a state prison near Philadelphia. In 2018 he was found guilty of drugging and molesting ex-basketball player Andrea Constand. Mr Cosby is best known for starring in the 1980s TV series The Cosby Show and was once known…

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Ghana approves new law to jail publishers of nude pictures

– – Ghana has approved a new law that seeks to punish persons who publish indecent images especially of children and women online. The new law under the country’s Cybersecurity Act 2020 is an attempt to crackdown on taking and circulating or publishing of naked and sexual images of people. Under the new law, persons who circulate naked images of others could face fines of between $5200 and $10,000 (GH 30,000 to GH60,000). They can also face jail term as well from five, 10 to 15 or 25 years. Ghanaian…

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