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February 26, 2018 7:26 AM DR Congo protests: Protester killed in Kinshasa demonstration

Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have used live bullets to disperse a demonstration, killing one protester. The protests against President Joseph Kabila in the capital Kinshasa were organised by Catholic clergy. Fifteen people, three of whom are thought to be members of the clergy, have been arrested. Mr Kabila’s term ended in 2016, but he remains 91

February 25, 2018 12:30 PM China proposes to let Xi Jinping extend presidency beyond 2023

China’s governing Communist Party has proposed removing a clause in the constitution which limits presidencies to two five-year terms. The move would allow the current President Xi Jinping to remain as leader after he is due to step down. There had been widespread speculation that Mr Xi would seek to extend his presidency beyond 2023. Party congress 91

February 21, 2018 7:31 AM 500 Ghanaians stranded in Dubai- Gov’t

Government has revealed that some 500 young Ghanaians have been left stranded in Dubai. The 500 were sent to the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates [UAE] by fake recruitment agencies for non existing jobs. The Minister further indicated that government is working closely with the security agencies to arrest owners and managers 100

February 19, 2018 7:53 AM Ebony’s death: Tourism Ministry to embark on road safety campaign

The Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Catherine Abelema Afeku, has said her Ministry will embark on a road safety awareness campaign to ensure sanity on the roads and save more lives. Her comments follow the sudden demise of music icon Priscilla Opkou Kwarteng, known in show-business as Ebony Reigns. “Lets us immortalize this tragedy, so something 104

February 18, 2018 11:42 AM British stars set up anti-harassment fund

Harry Potter star Emma Watson has donated £1m to a new campaign aimed at helping those affected by harassment. The donation comes as nearly 200 female British and Irish stars have signed an open letter calling for an end to sexual harassment at work. Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Emma Watson are among the actors to sign the letter, published in the Observer 95

February 17, 2018 5:20 PM Nigeria bomb blasts cause deaths at fish market

Three suicide bombers have hit the town of Konduga in north-east Nigeria, killing at least 18 people. Two attacked a fish market and a third struck nearby, security sources said. Boko Haram jihadists are being blamed for the blasts, though the group has yet to say it was behind them. Boko Haram has killed some 20,000 people and displaced more than two million 103

February 15, 2018 7:55 AM Hearts of Oak not settled yet on home grounds – Opare Addo

Public Relations Officer of Accra Hearts of Oak, Kwame Opare Addo, has revealed that the club is yet to decide their home venue for next season’s Ghana Premier League games. Hearts and Inter Allies have been forced to look for new home grounds for next season’s league campaign after the Accra Sports Stadium was closed down for renovation. Reports in the media 83

February 15, 2018 7:13 AM Don’t politicise national issues — VC of UDS

The Vice Chancellor of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Professor Gabriel Ayum Teye, has bemoaned the over-politicisation of every national issue in the country, including education. According to him, every issue was seen in the lenses of either the National Democratic Congress (NDC) or the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and oftentimes, the real substance 93

February 3, 2018 4:30 PM Syria war: Outcry over ‘mutilated’ female Kurdish fighter

Kurds in Syria have reacted furiously to videos showing Turkish-backed rebels abusing the body of a female Kurdish fighter killed in battle. Barin Kobani was part of all-female unit challenging a Turkish-led offensive in north-west Syria. Kurdish officials accused fighters allied with Turkey of “playing with her corpse” and mutilating it. Last month 72

January 31, 2018 6:47 AM Commission on new regions to hold public hearings in B/A

The Commission of Enquiry on the Creation of new regions has announced a timetable for various public hearings scheduled to take place in the Brong Ahafo Region starting from February 6th to 17th February 2018. The public hearing from 6th to 12th February 2018, will only be to discuss the petition for the creation of a new region in the Bono East area. The petition 81