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October 30, 2017 5:51 AM 26 Togolese Protestors To Face Court Today

The Police is set to prosecute some 26 Togolese nationals following their attempt to stage an unlawful demonstration in the capital-Accra over the political crisis in their home country. This comes hours after they were arrested by the Accra Regional Police Command. About 300 of the Togolese nationals converged on Kawukudi Park near Accra Girls Senior 97

October 30, 2017 1:10 AM Ghana gets $5m from US to fight child trafficking

The United States government through the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Office has supported anti-human trafficking institutions in Ghana with $5 million to fight child trafficking and forced child labour. The beneficiary institutions include; IOM and Free the Slaves, an NGO, which formed part of the Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership signed between 64

October 28, 2017 12:08 PM US supports Ghana with $5 million to fight child trafficking

Accra, Oct. 29, GNA - The United States government through the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Office has supported anti-human trafficking institutions in Ghana with $5 million dollars to fight child trafficking and forced child labour. The beneficiary institutions include; IOM and Free the Slaves, an NGO, which formed part of the Child Protection Compact 63

October 28, 2017 10:15 AM Attack on Sissala West DCE ‘nothing serious’ – Minister

Sulemana Alhassan, the Upper West Regional Minister, has downplayed the incident at the office of the Sissala West District Chief Executive that saw rowdy New Patriotic Party youth boldly lock up the office of the public officer. Speaking on Eyewitness News, Mr. Alhassan, who did not emphatically condemn the action of the youth, described it as a “small 52

October 27, 2017 2:04 PM Disowning NPP Thugs A Step In The Right Direction

It is becoming increasingly embarrassing to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) as some reprobates in the party continue to take the law into their own hands against appointed public officials. The recent incident in Karaga in the Northern Region where the Youth Employment Coordinator was attacked for appointing people into the security module of the agency 50

October 27, 2017 6:13 AM Sissala tension didn’t allow us to arrest NPP youth – Police

Police in Gwollu, the capital of Sissala West District in the Upper West Region, has justified why it failed to arrest supposed New Patriotic Party youth who locked up the District Chief Executive, Mohammed Bako in his office, saying that had to be done to prevent an escalation of tensions in the area. That’s the explanation from the District Police 58

October 26, 2017 12:33 AM U.S. worried over Togo's excessive use of force on protesters

The United States says it is concerned about the increasingly deteriorating political situation in Togo. The use of excessive force by security forces on protesters was of particular concern. A statement issued by a U.S. Department of State spokesperson, Heather Nauert, said violence and restrictions on rights of people were of concern to the U.S. The Embassy 77

October 25, 2017 9:49 AM Karaga: Angry youth chase DCE, set motorbike ablaze

Some angry youth loyal to the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Karaga in the Karaga district of the Northern region have chased out their Chief Executive and the Youth Employment Coordinator and set ablaze one AG motorbike at Wednesday dawn. The group, without lawful authority, confiscated a motorbike belonging to one of the attacked gentlemen. The police 28

October 14, 2017 1:37 PM Morocco arrests 11 suspects linked to IS jihadists

Moroccan police on Saturday arrested 11 members of an “extremely dangerous terrorist” cell linked to the Islamic State group and seized chemical products used to make bombs, the interior ministry said. The suspects were active in the neighbouring northern cities of Fez and Meknes, in commercial capital Casablanca, as well as in the central town of Khouribga 71

October 12, 2017 5:23 AM Togo Opposition Set for Renewed Round of Anti-Government Demonstrations

Gnassingbe administration fails to assuage mass discontent amid calls for the president’s resignation and major constitutional reform Togolese officials have reportedly issued restrictions on planned demonstrations scheduled to begin October 18. These actions, which have spread broadly across the West African state in recent months, have been a source 82