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April 10, 2017 7:46 PM Ethnic Killings in South Sudan Leave 16 Dead

At least 16 people have been killed in South Sudan as militiamen targeted civilians based on their ethnicity. Witnesses say the Dinka militiamen, aligned with South Sudan's government, went house to house Monday in the town of Wau searching for people from the local Luo and Fertit ethnic groups. Residents say streets were deserted Monday as families 10

March 19, 2017 4:14 PM Ablakwa urges action against politicians who incite violence

North Tongu Member of Parliament (MP), Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has expressed worry over the rising incidents of hate activities across the world. He said xenophobic attacks in Africa as well as shooting incidents such as the killing of an Indian immigrant in Kansas City in United States poison the affection and cordiality expected to exist among nations 42

March 6, 2017 4:36 PM Ghanaians must rise above ethnic interests – Nana Addo

As Ghana celebrates 60 years of nationhood, President Nana Akufo-Addo has charged Ghanaians to rise above ethnicity as the country strives for national development. Whilst acknowledging the importance of Ghana’s ethnic diversity, which features over 50 ethnic groups, President Akufo-Addo impressed the need to rise above the negative aspects of diversity 5

March 3, 2017 4:50 PM President Akufo-Addo calls for peace and unity among Ghanaians

Accra, Mar. 3, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday urged Ghanaians to exhibit greater tolerance and goodwill, and to promote unity and oneness irrespective of ethnicity, religion or political inclination to ensure national cohesion and development. “Let us continue to stay as one different people, different religion, and different beliefs 24

February 19, 2017 6:22 PM Sweden Confused After Trump Appears to Mistake Fox News Segment for Terrorist Incident

There was, of course, no terrorist or refugee-related incident in Sweden on Friday, as Swedes have been helpfully pointing out since Trump’s apparently-unscripted remark. After mentioning the so-called incident, Trump went on to list a series of places in Europe where there have, in fact, been Islamist terrorist attacks over the last few years, but no such horrors 33

February 16, 2017 10:17 PM 11 killed as army's clashes with central Congo militia persist

Analysts say militia violence in Congo, a tinderbox of conflicts linked to land, ethnicity and mineral resources, has been exacerbated by President Joseph Kabila's failure to step down when his constitutional mandate expired in December. (REUTERS) At least 11 people were killed in central Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday in clashes between the army and a militia 25

February 9, 2017 4:29 PM Western media coverage of Navalny & Le Pen shows breathtaking hypocrisy

Just to avoid any misunderstandings, this is not a personal attack on Alexei Navalny. Instead, the focus here is the Western media, which seems to occupy a parallel universe when profiling him. Following Wednesday’s court ruling in Kirov, we’ve seen signs American and British reporters in Moscow are not only apparently destitute of vision, but they may also be as blind 20

February 1, 2017 6:19 PM Experts: UN faces test in response to Trump refugee plan

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations is facing a challenge over how to respond to U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial decisions to suspend entry for refugees and visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries to the United States. Experts say the global body is wedged between its bedrock ambitions to help the world's downtrodden and persecuted 25

January 5, 2017 6:03 PM Why Mahama lost the titanic elections woefully and wept bitterly and uncontrollably

For the benefit of my cherished readers and those who have not followed my previous articles in the past 10 years, I have decided to crown the year 2016 with this particular edition to whet the appetite of the vulnerable and the silent majority in society. Fellow Ghanaians and compatriots, what a joy it was that by 03.00 hours of Friday morning, December 62

December 25, 2016 11:43 AM Akufo-Addo reiterates promise to continue genuine ongoing projects

The President Elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has promised to continue with all the unfinished projects legitimately commenced by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government when he officially assumes office. In addition, Nana Akufo-Addo pledged to endeavour to fulfill all other campaign promises made during the electioneering with particular 4