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March 18, 2018 9:16 AM French island residents round up ‘foreigners

A group of residents from the Indian Ocean French island of Mayotte has been rounding up suspected illegal migrants and taking them to local police. The move targeted around 100 “foreigners, Comorans and Africans”, a member of the group told AFP. Protests against the economic crisis and illegal immigrants from the Comoros islands have paralysed the island 127

March 13, 2018 3:16 PM Use visa-on-arrival policy to attract African investors – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has advised African leaders to offer their fellow African nationals special protocol services in the form of visas-on-arrival in a bid to open up the continent for investments. According to him, this will remove the hustle African investors go through trying to access visas when they want to visit other parts of the continent 107

November 28, 2017 7:51 AM Xi Jinping makes China’s toilets a number two priority

When Mao Zedong was building up support to eventually conquer China he famously declared: “A revolution is not a dinner party.” And Chinese president Xi Jinping’s mission to “revolutionise” the country’s toilets is certainly a far cry from hors d’oeuvres. Xi has stressed the need to upgrade China’s toilets in order to build a more civilised society and improve 96

October 31, 2017 5:22 AM Preserve the fishing Industry for Ghanaians

Mrs Gladys DedeAdjetey, Chief Executive Officer, Obaduro Fisheries, has called on President Akufo-Addo to make the fishing industry the preserve of Ghanaians since foreigners are hijacking it by pushing locals to degrading fringes. “The fishing industry has supported and will continue to support women in the coastal communities. They rely on it for all what they count 52

October 28, 2017 11:33 AM Tanzania deports three S. Africans for 'promoting homosexuality'

Tanzania has deported three South African lawyers arrested last week for "promoting homosexuality", their organisation said in a statement. The Initiative for Strategic Litigation (ISLA) in Africa said that the three had been "deported earlier this evening", in the statement dated Friday. The lawyers were amongst a group of 13 people, including a Ugandan 108

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 23, 2017 11:27 PM Ghana Scores Low Marks In Local Investor Participation In New Barclay’s Index

Ghana’s financial market has low local participation compared to its peers in some African countries, the maiden Africa Financial Markets Index launched in Washington D.C has revealed. The finding was after a research by independent think tank OMFIF and Barclays Africa Group. The index tracked performances of financial markets in 17 African countries 107

October 20, 2017 4:45 AM EU leaders urge full inquiry into Malta journalist murder

BRUSSELS, October 20 (Reuters) – European Union leaders called on Malta on Thursday to carry out a full investigation with international help over the killing of the country’s best-known journalist, and the EU parliament agreed to hold a debate on media freedom on the island. Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has already called in foreign investigators 102

October 1, 2017 5:41 AM Song Zhen boosts war against violent crime in South Sudan

Song Zhen, a Chinese national, was inspired to set up a security company in South Sudanese capital Juba after witnessing a spiraling crime wave that scared local and foreign investors. Song won accolades from the local hosts when he set up Deway Security Company that is a subsidiary of Ancheng International Security Company based in Beijing 53

September 25, 2017 1:40 PM Accra Mall terror attack reports false – Police

The Ghana Police Service has dismissed rumours of a supposed terror attack on Accra mall. According to the police there were reports on social media that the incident occurred at the mall on Sunday. “The Police this [Sunday] afternoon monitored information on social media that a group of terrorist had attacked the Accra mall.The police on receiving the information 45