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November 1, 2017 5:12 PM Kwabena Agyepong Has Clout To Stop Vigilantism

New Patriotic Party (NPP) youth group in the Volta Region has reiterated the call on the Party to lift its suspension on Mr Kwabena Agyei Agyepong, the Party’s elected General Secretary to stop activities of vigilante groups affiliated with the NPP. They said Mr Agyepong has the clout and connections with the grassroots of the Party to stop acts of vandalism 74

November 1, 2017 12:31 PM Small businesses could drive growth in Ghana – Danish Queen

The Queen of Denmark, Margrethe II, has suggested that small and middle-sized businesses in Ghana could be the driving force of growth and development in the country. According to her, Denmark had achieved enormous success and gained recognition globally for the impact made by its small enterprises, something Ghana could benefit from. “We have very large 147

November 1, 2017 10:03 AM Govt Considering Abrogation Of AMERI Power Deal

The Minister of Energy, Mr Boakye Agyarko, has hinted that the government is considering abrogating the $510 million AMERI power deal because it is not in the interest of the country. At the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament in Accra on Tuesday, he said the country stood to benefit more from the abrogation of the contract. Mr Agyarko said under 69

October 31, 2017 2:20 PM Aduana coronation at Dormaa set for Sunday

Premier League champions, Aduana Stars, will be crowned with the 2016/2017 Premier League title at a coronation ceremony at Dormaa-Ahenkro on Sunday. Aduana Stars, who were due to be decorated at Obuasi last Sunday, requested for a week’s delay of their coronation as the new champions to enable them to celebrate their second league title in style 148

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 143

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 125

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 138

October 30, 2017 5:58 PM Kenya president wins 98% of vote in repeat of disputed election

Supporters of opposition leader prevented polling stations from opening in 25 constituencies Kenya's incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta won 98 per cent of the vote in a repeat presidential election in Kenya, although only 39 per cent of voters turned out due to an opposition boycott, the country's electoral commission said on Monday. The announcement 139

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 108

October 29, 2017 10:15 PM In Niger, Where U.S. Troops Died, a Lawless and Shifting Landscape

The United States has about 800 service members in Niger, yet the scale of its military operations there surprised even two high-ranking senators: Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democratic leader, and Lindsey Graham, an influential South Carolina Republican, said in recent interviews on “Meet the Press” that they had not realized the extent of the military’s 147