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March 22, 2018 3:04 PM Lancaster University Ghana appoints new Provost

Lancaster University Ghana has announced the appointment of Professor Anthony Jarvis as its new Provost and Chief Academic Officer. Professor Anthony Paul Jarvis holds an Honours degree in History and Political Science from Monash University in Melbourne Australia, and a D.Phil. from Oxford University, England, and is now responsible for the academic 105

March 13, 2018 10:48 AM Nigerian senator ‘busts open’ $37,500 expenses payments

A Nigerian politician has revealed that senators receive 13.5m naira [£27,000, $37,500] every month to use on expenses of their own choice. Shehu Sani, a senator for the governing All Progressives Congress [APC] party, said there is little accountability about how the money is spent. He has called for the payments to be scrapped, saying they are a key reason 109

February 15, 2018 7:13 AM Don’t politicise national issues — VC of UDS

The Vice Chancellor of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Professor Gabriel Ayum Teye, has bemoaned the over-politicisation of every national issue in the country, including education. According to him, every issue was seen in the lenses of either the National Democratic Congress (NDC) or the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and oftentimes, the real substance 79

November 1, 2017 4:30 PM Trump emergence could strengthen EU- Dr Asare

Adjunct Fellow of CES & Head of the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana, Dr Bossman Eric Asare says the emergence of the American president Donald Trump may strengthen the resolve of the European Union to remain strong and united. According to him, many European Union leaders are not happy with the style of governance of the American 135

November 1, 2017 6:40 AM Youth Defending Ayisi-Boateng Digging Own Graves

Law Professor, H. Kwasi Prempeh, has said the youth defending the comments by Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa, George Ayisi-Boateng, to the effect that New Patriotic Party (NPP) members are more Ghanaian than others, thus, he would make them his topmost priority before any other Ghanaians, are digging their own graves. Mr Ayisi-Boateng has suffered 79

October 31, 2017 2:03 PM Nana Addo ‘Secretly’ Meets Togo's President

President Nana Addo held a closed-door meeting with Togo’s President , Faure Gnassingbe some ten days ago, over the political crisis in that country. The President, who revealed this, said the meeting was aimed at bringing the current crisis in Togo to a closure. The President disclosed this today [Monday], at a meeting with chiefs and elders of Aflao 77

October 31, 2017 11:55 AM I stand by my words – Ayisi Boateng

Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa George Ayisi Boateng has said he is not ready to swallow back his words that he will give priority to New Patriotic Party (NPP) members ahead of other Ghanaians. According to him, the criticisms are unfounded because he has helped members of the other political divide in diverse ways. “I said nothing bad, I stand 55

October 31, 2017 8:57 AM Hypocrisy Of Cloth Has Blindfold Koku Anyidoho

It’s upsetting, to hear the NDC and the likes of Koku Anyidoho talk about the subject of security and political vigilante groups and violence in this country in a manner to run the current government down. Clearly you easily note, there is some element of skewedness of the subject in favour of their political interest and identities, based on their biased 62

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 115

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 115