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  • 26 Togolese Protestors To Face Court Today

    October 30, 2017 5:51 AM 19

    The Police is set to prosecute some 26 Togolese nationals following their attempt to stage an unlawful demonstration in the capital-Accra over the political crisis in their home country. This comes hours after they were arrested by the Accra Regional Police Command. About 300 of the Togolese nationals converged on Kawukudi Park near Accra Girls Senior

  • In Niger, Where U.S. Troops Died, a Lawless and Shifting Landscape

    October 29, 2017 10:15 PM 33

    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

  • Moroccan social justice group seeks crackdown relief

    October 29, 2017 10:13 PM 21

    It all began when a swordfish was seized by the police. Morocco is marking one year since a fisherman's gruesome death spawned a social protest movement against police abuse – an event that has drawn comparisons to the 2010 death of a Tunisian vendor that sparked the Arab Spring uprisings. Since then, a protest movement called Hirak Rif has held demonstrations

  • Cubans get best look yet at World Series – a day late

    October 29, 2017 6:51 PM 21

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Cubans are getting their best look in years at baseball’s World Series, watching the games on state TV broadcasts a mere 24 hours after the actual event, despite each team featuring a star Cuban defector. State television traditionally has shown pirated signals of the championship series of Major League Baseball a few days or even weeks

  • Faces of media excellence: Multimedia journalists sweep honours at 2017 WAMECA

    October 29, 2017 4:35 PM 66

    Three Multimedia Group journalists, Seth Kwame Boateng, Manasseh Azure Awuni and Albert Sore were honoured at the West Africa Media Excellence Conference & Awards (WAMECA) 2017 held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra on Saturday. WAMECA, which is under the stewardship of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), a media rights champion in Africa

  • Catholics urged to show unconditional love to neighbours

    October 29, 2017 4:18 PM 21

    Accra, Oct. 29, GNA - Reverend Father Michael Owusu-Ofori, the Parish Priest of St Theresa Catholic Church, Kaneshie has admonished Catholic faithful to exhibit unconditional love to their neighbours to receive God’s blessings. “As Catholics and Christians, it is imperative not to seek our own interest in offering help to our neighbours, but we must extend

  • “Less than 10 per cent of children out of school”

    October 29, 2017 1:49 PM 25

    Accra, Oct 29, GNA – A new World Bank report on education says in Ghana less than 10 per cent of children of primary age (age six-11) are out of school. The World Bank Group Education report 2018 dubbed “Facing forward: Schooling with Learning in Africa” said 16 per cent of kids from the poorest quintile were out of school and that there was gender distinction

  • Togolese ‘fleeing human rights abuses’ to Ghana: UN

    October 29, 2017 2:08 AM 23

    More than 500 Togolese nationals have sought refuge in neighbouring Ghana because of a government crackdown on opposition protests, the UN refugee agency said Friday. “So far, 513 asylum seekers have been registered by the Ghanaian authorities,” UNHCR spokesman Babar Baloch said in a statement. They crossed the border to Chereponi, Zabzugu and Bunkpurugu-Yunyuo

  • Ghana among seven African countries beating malnutrition – Report

    October 28, 2017 3:37 PM 21

    Ghana has been listed among seven African countries that are winning the fight against malnutrition. These countries are succeeding in the effort to provide nutrition to all, according to a report by the Malabo Montpelier Panel. The Panel is a group of international agriculture experts providing guidance on policy choices on food and nutritional security

  • Germany committed to dealing with Climate Change in West Africa

    October 28, 2017 2:30 PM 25

    Mr Hans-Hagle Sander, Deputy Head of Mission at the German Embassy has said dealing with climate change has become a key element of Germany’s efforts to develop business with West Africa. He said many German organisations, were carrying out various activities and programmes in West Africa, especially in Ghana, to ensure that the region adapted to the impact