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October 31, 2017 8:55 AM Be bold to tackle the lawlessness

The Executive Director of Danquah Institute, Kingsley Nyarko, has advocated the need for law enforcers in the country to tackle boldly issues of lawlessness. He believes applying the full force of the law on any individual or group engaged in violent acts in the country will set the example that is needed to nip such acts in the bud. “We cannot continue 71

October 31, 2017 4:25 AM The world united in great twitting against the blockade to Cuba

Washington, Oct 30.- The International Committee Peace, justice and dignity to the people convened today to people in solidarity with Cuba in the world, especially those who live in the United States, to participate in the morning in a great twitting against the blockade. A note of the group are based in California recalled that on November 1st, for the twenty-sixth 116

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 139

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 139

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 133

October 29, 2017 7:01 PM Tamale Mayor facing possible impeachment gains support

Mayor of Tamale, Musah Iddrisu Superior, who is facing a possible impeachment by the Assembly has received one of the strongest backings since some assembly members petitioned the Presiding Member for his removal. At least 31 out of the 58-Members of the Tamale Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) on Wednesday signed a petition to impeach the Mayor over claims 60

October 28, 2017 12:24 AM The Latest: Hundreds against independence rally in Barcelona

Not everyone in Catalonia is pleased with their regional government’s vote to declare independence from Spain. Hundreds of people against independence marched Friday night in downtown Barcelona, waving Spanish flags. In response to the Catalan move, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says his government is firing Catalonia’s regional government, dissolving 135

October 27, 2017 11:26 PM As a Republic Struggles to Be Born, Barcelona Holds Its Breath

There were a few crucibles of emotion, in particular inside the Catalan Parliament, where the independence decision was made — and in the street outside, where a few thousand independence supporters gathered in expectation of a celebration. During an acrimonious debate inside the parliamentary chamber, lawmakers bickered publicly on the backbenches as their 106

October 27, 2017 10:10 PM Spain says it's dissolving Catalonia's regional government after independence declaration

Spain’s central government Friday fired Catalonia’s separatist leaders, dissolved its parliament and called new elections for December, hours after regional lawmakers voted in favor of a historic declaration of independence. Seeking to quell Spain’s gravest constitutional crisis in its nearly four decades of democracy, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy ousted 96

October 27, 2017 3:21 PM Catalans declare independence as Madrid imposes direct rule

The Catalan regional parliament has voted to declare independence from Spain, while the Spanish parliament has approved direct rule over the region. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy had told senators direct rule was needed to return "law, democracy and stability" to Catalonia. The crisis began earlier this month when Catalonia held a controversial 109