Ghanaian lecturer to sue BBC over sex scandal reports

Ghanaian lecturer to sue BBC over sex scandal reports

A senior lecturer at the University of Ghana is threatening to sue the BBC over a report that alleged he gave his students grades based on their willingness to engage in sex with him.
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