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December 20, 2016 5:32 PM President Mahama swears-in new CHRAJ, NCCE heads

President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday swore-in two officials with the call on them to exhibit high level integrity, dignity and professionalism by educating Ghanaians on their rights and responsibilities. The officials are; Joseph Whittall, Commissioner of the Commission of Human rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) and Ms Josephine Nkrumah 2

December 7, 2016 7:00 AM Enough is enough: Gambians put faith in democracy after ousting Yahya Jammeh at polls

Gambians celebrated on the streets of the capital Banjul after the country’s electoral commission announced its controversial president, Yahya Jammeh, had lost the election to opposition leader Adama Barrow. Jammeh, who has ruled the small West African country for 22 years since seizing power in a military coup, confirmed he would step down and work with the new president-elect 39

December 6, 2016 11:11 AM Tech firms join forces to target terrorist propaganda online Add to ..

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. The new program announced Monday would create a database of unique digital “fingerprints” to help automatically identify videos or images the companies could remove. The move by the technology companies 13

December 5, 2016 1:14 PM Eyewitness News — Enough is enough: Gambians put faith in democracy

Gambians celebrated on the streets of the capital Banjul after the country’s electoral commission announced its controversial president, Yahya Jammeh, had lost the election to opposition leader Adama Barrow. Jammeh, who has ruled the small West African country for 22 years since seizing power in a military coup, confirmed he would step down and work with the new president-elect 4

November 23, 2016 10:09 PM Akufo-Addo Promises A Rapid Turnaround Of Ghana’s Fortunes

“I am promising you that within 18 months of a new government of the NPP, under my leadership, the face of our country, Ghana, is going to change. We are going to get out of stagnation and backwardness, and move our country onto the path of progress and prosperity. We can do it. We, the Ghanaian people, have the capacity to change the circumstances of our lives 27

November 23, 2016 9:00 PM Bombshell: Non-Akan won’t lead NPP

Nana Akufo-Addo has vowed that a non-Akan will not lead the New Patriotic Party (NPP) - a party largely dominated by Akan speaking persons, especially in the Ashanti region. According to Ghana’s ambassador to Namibia, Harruna Attah, who used to be a staunch NPP leading personality, Nana Addo thrust those words at him following his (Attah’s) support for the late Aliu Mahama 41

November 21, 2016 1:24 AM March for Women protests president-elect outside golf club in N.J

BEDMINSTER, N.J. — Julie Otis of Bernardsville was so proud on Nov. 8 to take her 8-year-old daughter into the voting booth with her, for what she was sure was going to be the election of the first woman president. "And then I had to wake her up on Nov. 9 and tell her the man she understands is a bully, who says terrible things about women, has been elected 38

November 19, 2016 2:15 PM I’ll never campaign on tribal lines – Akufo-Addo

The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated unlike President Mahama, he will never tell the people of his home region to vote for him simply because he hails from there. According to Nana Akufo-Addo, he has and will never campaign along the lines of ethnicity and tribalism, but, will rather campaign 43

November 17, 2016 10:54 PM South Sudan Pro-government Group Postpones Trump Rally

The South Sudan National Youth Union, a pro-government outfit in Juba, has postponed indefinitely a rally in support of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. Union leaders said a lack of funds prompted them to call off the rally. Organizers said they wanted to send a message to the soon-to-be 45th president of the United States to support the peace process 11

November 12, 2016 12:33 AM The short arc that led to Donald Trump

We have lost our ability to understand that politics in the West need not only be about economic issues, it can also be about identity, ethnicity, and race — and it can be ugly My father came to America from India in 1967, and my mother came soon after in 1972. America was different then. These were the early days of American immigration, as President 14