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Why Mali is in turmoil again

Gunfire was heard on Tuesday at an army base outside Mali’s capital Bamako. The Norwegian Embassy and security sources said a possible mutiny was under way. Opponents of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita have led mass protests since June calling on Keita to resign over what they say are his failures to restore security and address corruption. Following are details on ...

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Mali’s opposition group calls for ‘democratic’ resolution

The opposition coalition in Mali is calling for dialogue to resolve a brewing crisis after gunfire was heard in an army base near the capital, Bamako. “There’s no alternative but dialogue now… [we] are searching for a democratic solution and we hope the situation could be resolved in a legal and ordered way,” Issa Kaou Djim, the spokesperson for the ...

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Mali president ‘seized by mutinying soldiers’

Multiple reports suggest Malian President Ibrahim Boubakar Keïta has been arrested by mutinying soldiers. Their actions began with gunfire inside a key military base, some 15km (nine miles) from the capital, Bamako, on Tuesday morning. In the centre of Bamako, young men looted a government-owned building and set it on fire. The mutiny has been condemned by regional group Ecowas ...

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Government launches website to track infrastructural projects

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President

The Government of Ghana has launched www.deliverytracker.gov.gh, a website that enables the general public to “interrogate the data” on infrastructural projects undertaken by the Akufo-Addo administration. Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia launched the government website at a sponsored ‘Town Hall Meeting’ at the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences auditorium in Accra on Tuesday, August 18. He said that ...

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Address disability issues holistically in your manifestoes – CESIS

The Centre for Social Impact Studies (CESIS), a research and advocacy organization has expressed reservations about the lip-service been paid to the implementation of key provisions in the Persons with Disability Act, 2006 (Act 715). The Centre is disappointed in the manner, successive governments have neglected such basic legislation for the past 14 years, making the plight of persons with ...

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Presence of police, army, immigration on Bolga-Navrongo highway curb robbery activities

Aside the enforcement of law and order in two feuding communities along the Navrongo-Bolgatanga Highway, the presence of the Police, Immigration Service and army has played a crucial role in warding off robbers whose activities became rampant on that road. Road sections between Doba and Anateem communities became hotspots for the notorious activities of armed robbers who terrorized road users ...

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I’ll deliver all my road promises to Ghanaians – Akufo-Addo

Nana Akufo-Addo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says he is determined to deliver on his promises regarding roads in the Western Region and the country at large. President Akufo-Addo said this when he inspected the ongoing construction of the 3.5 kilometres of road from Ankyenyini to the Catholic Grotto at Egyam in the Ahanta West District as part of his two-day Western ...

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New dates for mop up of Ghana Card registration released

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has released new dates for a mop-up exercise for the Ghana Card registration in the Greater Accra Region. The exercise will now start on August 24, 2020, and run until September 8, 2020. The mop-up registration exercise had initially been set for August 16 to August 29 in the Greater Accra Region. The NIA has ...

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12 Nigerians arrested for trafficking and cyber crime

Twelve Nigerians are currently in the custody of the Prampram Divisional Police Command, on charges of trafficking and cybercrime-related offences. The suspects who also entered the country illegally were picked up from their hideouts after months of surveillance on their activities by the police. The suspects, Samuel John 23, Akosi Buatsi 28, Happy Ebogum 20, Salami Shadrack 21, Julius Eluji ...

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Tax Justice Coalition of Ghana launches Financial Bleeding Register

The Tax Justice Coalition of Ghana has launched a portal, dubbed ‘Ghana Financial Bleeding Register.’ The Ghana Financial Bleeding Register(FBR) is to provide a public database to accurately respond to the collective public amnesia occasioned by the temporal public interest and follow-ups on the numerous tax mismanagementand other corruption related reports. Launching the Register, the National Chairman of the Coalition ...

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