In Accra, Ghana:
- Drama unfolded in a courtroom when what police thought was cocaine turned out to be sodium bicarbonate instead.
- Former heavyweight champion Agkebo publicly apologized for losing to a Mexican competitor at the International Boxing Federation competition in California.
- During a road rage brawl, one fighter blinded the other by stabbing him in the eye.
- The city prepares for the 12th annual December comedy show.