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February 2, 2018 10:47 AM Scores of immigrants feared drowned off Libyan coast

Ninety migrants are feared drowned after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast, says the UN’s migration agency. Three survivors said most of those who drowned were Pakistani nationals. Libya has for years been a major transit route for migrants trying to reach southern Europe by sea. But last year the EU reached a controversial deal to provide help to the Libyan 60

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 88

October 31, 2017 12:22 AM Akufo-Addo reveals secret meeting with Faure over Togo crisis

President Nana Akufo-Addo has revealed he has held a secret meeting with President Faure Gnassingbe of Togo to resolve the political crisis in the Francophone country. “The Togolese President came to see me in Tamale ten days ago, and we are talking to see how we can bring this crisis to a closure and bring stability back to Togo. It is in our interest 57

October 27, 2017 11:53 AM Open-Border Policy Will Not Undermine The Economy – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured Ghanaians of his determination to ensure that the open-border policy adopted by his government in June this year does not undermine the economy. According to the President, a fundamental part of government’s strategy for growth has been to associate Ghana strongly with the process of regional and continental 77

October 25, 2017 10:35 PM As G.O.P. Bends Toward Trump, Critics Either Give In or Give Up

Mr. Straus’s dash for the exits followed the retirement announcements of Mr. Flake, Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee and Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania, Pat Tiberi of Ohio and Dave Reichert of Washington State — all members of the Republican establishment. Many of those who remain will have to accommodate 189

October 25, 2017 4:40 PM Maintain Ghana's Territorial Integrity

The President , H.E Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has urged the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) to work hard to facilitate trade and investment through the effective processing of legitimate travelers and operating a work and residence permit system that meets the economic and security needs of the country. He stressed that the GIS has a special and crucial 71

October 23, 2017 5:02 PM EU offers 106 mln euros in humanitarian aid for Sudan

EU commissioner for the Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Managment Christos Stylianides (2ndR), pictured in July 2017, announced an aid package to Sudan, where "millions have been displaced for many, many years" The European Commission on Monday announced a 106-million-euro ($124-million) aid package for Sudan, saying around 4.8 million people needed urgent 121

October 21, 2017 8:04 AM Crime down but misery persists one year since Calais camp evacuation

Calais (France) (AFP) - For Fabien Sudry, a senior state official in the port of Calais, the evacuation of the squalid "Jungle" migrant camp 12 months ago has changed the lives of security forces and locals. The number of nightly break-ins into trucks heading for Britain has been divided by three, while intrusions at the tunnel linking France and Britain 93

October 12, 2017 5:23 AM Togo Opposition Set for Renewed Round of Anti-Government Demonstrations

Gnassingbe administration fails to assuage mass discontent amid calls for the president’s resignation and major constitutional reform Togolese officials have reportedly issued restrictions on planned demonstrations scheduled to begin October 18. These actions, which have spread broadly across the West African state in recent months, have been a source 82

October 8, 2017 6:46 AM Several killed in Ghana petrol station explosion

The explosion in the Legon suburb of north-west Accra on Saturday was followed by a secondary blast, and there were a number of casualties, authorities said. Ghana's deputy information minister Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah said the fire had been controlled and firefighters were now controlling the second explosion. "It is early days yet to give any figures" on the number 41