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November 1, 2017 6:56 PM Embattled diplomat retracts, apologises for divisive comments

Embattled diplomat George Ayisi Boateng has unreservedly retracted and apologized for his unfortunate comment that has gotten the media boiling. In a statement, the beleaguered High Commissioner to South Africa said his comments were “unfortunate” and undiplomatic. George Ayisi Boateng made the headlines for saying he would prioritize the interest of NPP supporters 62

November 1, 2017 2:31 PM Wontumi hot for ‘defaming’ suspended Kwabena Agyepong

Suspended General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwabena Agyepong, is breathing fire on the neck of the party’s Ashanti Regional Chairman Bernard Antwi Bosiako, popularly known as Chairman Wontumi, demanding an apology for some comments the latter made on public radio against him [Agyepong]. Chairman Wontumi reportedly accused 62

October 31, 2017 12:41 PM ‘Unemployed’ ex-TESCON Presidents defend 'divisive' comment of Ayisi Boateng

Some members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) are vehemently defending Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Ayisi Boateng, over his comments, which many have condemned as distasteful. The unemployed former presidents of NPP’s youth wing, Tertiary Students’ Confederacy Network (TESCON) said the envoy has demonstrated by his action that he has the interest 64

October 31, 2017 12:28 PM Minister Dares President – ‘Fire Me If Fail…’

Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, says he is prepared to be fired from his position if he fails to deal with the widespread lawlessness caused by pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP) vigilante groups in the country. Vigilante groups like Kandahar Boys, Delta Force, Invisible Force and others have wreaked havoc and caused a state of insecurity in parts of the country 55

October 31, 2017 6:54 AM Akufo-Addo meets Gnassingbe over Togo crisis

Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has disclosed that his government is very concerned about developments in neighbouring Togo. According to Mr. Akufo-Addo, efforts are being made to ensure that calm is restored in the tiny West African country. Addressing Chiefs of Aflao at the Flagstaff House when they paid a courtesy call on him, the President 61

October 31, 2017 2:05 AM The Latest: First indictments, guilty plea in Russia probe

The special counsel investigating possible coordination between the Kremlin and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has indicted its former chairman. Special counsel Robert Mueller has also revealed how a campaign adviser lied to the FBI about meetings with Russian intermediaries. Paul Manafort, who steered Trump’s campaign for much of last year, and business 131

October 31, 2017 12:23 AM Republicans In Congress Aren't Afraid Trump Will Fire Mueller

Republicans on Capitol Hill dodged questions on Monday about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, even after the sweeping probe resulted in charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business associate earlier in the day. The indictment disclosed on Monday 120

October 31, 2017 12:11 AM Congressional Republicans tiptoe carefully around charges leveled by Mueller

They sidestepped it. They expressed alarm but not outrage. They said Congress should consider taking action. But they cautioned against moving too aggressively. Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s decision to charge three former officials from President Trump’s campaign sparked an array of responses from congressional Republicans Monday. But there 129

October 30, 2017 6:03 PM Kenyan President Kenyatta wins 98 percent of vote in repeat election

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya’s incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta won 98 percent of the vote in a repeated election in which an opposition boycott helped lower turnout to 39 percent, the electoral commission said on Monday. The announcement touched off small protests in a few opposition strongholds but also celebrations in pro-Kenyatta areas. Veteran opposition 131

October 30, 2017 11:28 AM Polish Man Dies After Setting Self On Fire In Protest

A man who set himself on fire in Warsaw earlier this month has died, Polish media reported Monday, with his family saying he acted in protest against Poland’s rightwing government. The 54-year-old man identified only as Piotr S. died Sunday after “failing to regain consciousness”, according to an obituary notice posted by OKO.press, an independent Polish 101