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October 13, 2017 11:52 AM Ghana International Bank apologises to Otumfuo over laundering allegations

The Ghana International Bank (GhIB) in the United Kingdom, has formally apologised before a London Employment Tribunal, for stating that at the time the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II gave £350,000 to an executive director of the bank in August 2016, for it to be lodged in his account in the UK, the King was using an expired diplomatic passport. The bank has also apologised 66

October 12, 2017 11:50 PM Liberia election: Ex-football star George Weah takes early lead

Partial results from Liberia's presidential election show former football star George Weah has taken an early lead. Figures from the National Elections Commission (NEC) put Mr Weah ahead in 11 out of 15 counties, although most votes have yet to be counted. His main rival, incumbent Vice-President Joseph Boakai, leads in one county and is second in most others 66

October 12, 2017 7:28 AM Bimbilla: Adani Family fumes over Nakpa Naa burial, threatens action

The Andani Family, one of the two key factions in the long drawn-out conflict in the Northern Region town of Bimbilla, says it is disappointed with government for proceeding with plans to bury the late chief of Bimbilla Naa Salifu Dawuni despite calls to build consensus on the matter first. The Chief died almost three years ago, but threats of conflict 36

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 81

October 10, 2017 9:35 AM SERAP Petitions CJN Over Justice Salami Committee

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council Justice Water Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen urging him to use his “good offices and position to urgently revisit and review the composition of Justice Ayo Isa Salami’s Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial 74

October 9, 2017 2:44 AM Sudan sanctions lifted, but with U.S. concerns for future progress

The much-anticipated United States decision to lift sanctions against Sudan will go into effect on Thursday, on the basis of “sustained positive actions” in key areas, but the U.S. has announced its concerns as well. “The Government of Sudan’s actions during the last nine months show that it is serious about cooperating with the United States and has taken 63

October 6, 2017 10:08 AM MPs Debate Development Authority Bills

The second reading of the Northern Development Authority Bill (2017) and the Middle Belt Development Authority Bill (2017) took place yesterday followed by an interesting debate, with most Members of Parliament (MPs) agreeing to the need for these development authorities to be established. The minority members however, asked the government not to pay lip service 30

October 5, 2017 4:42 PM Conference on migration begins at University of Ghana

Other topics include conflict, forced migration and international policy, determinants of migration, migration within Africa: defining the governance challenge; remittances and family left behind; immigration integration, transnationalism and societal relations among sub-Saharan African immigrants, as well as understanding the root causes of migration 80

October 4, 2017 11:41 AM ‘Political’ GPRTU executives divided over MASLOC car deal

The executive body of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), is divided over a controversial car deal with the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC). The General Secretary and the Chairman of GPRTU, who are said to be divided along political lines although expected to be working in the interest of their members, have taken opposing stance 39

October 4, 2017 11:19 AM Catalonia to move to declare independence from Spain on Monday

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalonia will move on Monday to declare independence from Spain, a regional government source said, as the European Union nation nears a rupture that threatens the foundations of its young democracy and has unnerved financial markets. Pro-independence parties which control the regional parliament have asked for a debate 78