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October 27, 2017 1:19 PM Special Prosecutor’s Bill back to Parliament

Accra, Oct.27 GNA - Parliament has agreed on the establishment of the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) Bill with both majority and Minority sides advancing cogent argument in support of the office meant to check public office corruption. This was after Sophia Akuffo, the Attorney General had presented the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill for the second 49

October 27, 2017 2:43 AM UP Campaign Chairman Calls on Pres. Sirleaf for Support in Runoff Election

Monrovia – In the wake of the Presidential runoff, slated for November 7, Liberia’s ruling Unity Party (UP) said its campaign activities have taken a trend that needs the support of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Report by Willie N. Tokpah - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. “I have a good relationship 120

October 26, 2017 12:54 PM Releasing Botchwey C'ttee report will be disastrous for NDC – Nii Lante

Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline | Abubakar Ibrahim A member of the Kwesi Botchwey Committee has reiterated opposition National Democratic Congress' (NDC) stance not to release its report. Nii Lante Vanderpuye said making details of the report which details how and why candidate John Mahama performed abysmally in last December’s elections, could be disastrous 58

October 26, 2017 11:54 AM Clooney donates $1m to fight war criminals

Hollywood actor George Clooney has given $1m (£750,000) to The Sentry campaign group to investigate people who finance and benefit from conflict in Africa. Our focus is to make sure that war crimes don’t pay. We want to make it more difficult for those willing to kill en masse to secure their political and economic objectives. When we’re able to go after 39

October 26, 2017 5:32 AM Indonesia floggings: Aceh public punishments condemned

More than 500 people have been publicly flogged in Indonesia in the past two years, a rights group says. Human Rights Watch called on the country's president to end the "barbaric" punishment. Aceh province is the only part of Indonesia that practices Sharia law. This was permitted as part of a peace deal with separatists in 2006, but the law has become 100

October 25, 2017 10:35 PM As G.O.P. Bends Toward Trump, Critics Either Give In or Give Up

Mr. Straus’s dash for the exits followed the retirement announcements of Mr. Flake, Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee and Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania, Pat Tiberi of Ohio and Dave Reichert of Washington State — all members of the Republican establishment. Many of those who remain will have to accommodate 195

October 25, 2017 8:48 PM US business giants Paris Agreement message to Trump: 'We are still in'

Private sector anger over President Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement and scrap Obama-era climate policies continues to grow as nations prepare to gather in Germany next month for the latest round of UN climate talks. As countries prepare their delegations for the climate talks in Bonn, the 'We Are Still In' coalition of businesses 119

October 25, 2017 11:23 AM ‘Oti Region’ Will Transform Volta North — Krachiwura

The Paramount Chief of the Krachi Traditional Area, Nana Mprah Besemuna III, has justified the need for the creation of a new region out of the Volta Region, saying such a move would fast-track the socio-economic development of the northern part of the region. The Krachiwura, who is a lead proponent of the new ‘Oti’ Region, said they had no ulterior 45

October 25, 2017 3:00 AM Turkey activists in Amnesty case to stand trial

ISTANBUL: Eleven human rights activists, including the two top figures with Amnesty International in Turkey, are due to go on trial Wednesday (Oct 25) on contested terror charges, seen by the rights watchdog as a test case for the judiciary. All bar two of the activists - who include two foreigners - have been behind bars since a police raid in July on a workshop 79

October 25, 2017 2:20 AM Robert Mugabe 'Would Have Turned Down' WHO Envoy Post

Robert Mugabe was never officially asked to become a goodwill ambassador for the World Health Organization (WHO), his spokesman has claimed, adding Zimbabwe's president would have turned down the role anyway. The UN's health agency on Sunday said it was reversing a decision to appoint Zimbabwe's 93-year-old leader to the largely ceremonial post to help in the fight 112