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Ready or Not Ready? Kenya’ Preparedness towards August Polls

Uhuru-Kenyatta

Kenya, like the rest of Africa is continually entangled in an intricate web of electoral intrigues and shenanigans of imperial politics. For far too long, the philosophy and practice of power has largely been an expression of colonialism and therefore the emergent political culture based on master-slave(leaders-people) relationship characterized by obtuse greed (pernicious avarice), grabbing and primitive accumulation of wealth, ...

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Barclays PLC reduces its African stake to 23.4%

Barclays PLC has reduced its shareholding in Barclays Africa to 23.4%. On Thursday, Barclays Africa announced that following the completion of South Africa’s largest bookbuild in South African Rands, Barclays PLC has sold 33.7% of Barclays Africa. The issued share capital was at a price of R132 per share. A statement from the bank and copied to Citi Business News ...

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Court grants Aisha Huang bail

The Chinese woman believed to be deeply engaged in illegal mining in Ghana, Aisha Huang, has been granted bail by an Accra High Court. According to the court, the prosecution did not demonstrate how the accused will interfere with investigations if granted bail. The judge, Justice Charles Ekow Baiden, also said the facts the state presented before the court did ...

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7 more suspects grabbed over Capt. Mahama’s murder

The Police in the Central Region has arrested seven (7) more persons believed to be involved in the gruesome attack and murder of Captain Maxwell Mahama at Denkyira-Obuasi in the Central Region. This brings to total 14, the number of suspects who have been arrested, and are being investigated over the murder. Seven of those arrested have already made their ...

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No gov’t interference in new national airline – Aviation Minister

Aviation Minister, Cecilia Abena Dapaah has disclosed that there will be no government interference in the operations of Ghana’s new national airline. According to her, the decision is to promote efficiency and avert another collapse of the proposed new national carrier. The Minister made the remarks when she joined a panel to discuss ways on fixing Africa’s Air Transport challenges ...

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Nana Addo names 19 Cabinet ministers

Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has finally named nineteen persons to form his cabinet. The Cabinet list was submitted to the Floor of Parliament and announced by the Speaker of the House, Professor Michael Ocquaye. The Cabinet is constituted in conformity with Article 76 (1) of the 1992 constitution. The Constitution enjoins the President to have a Cabinet of not less than 10 and not ...

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John Mahama mourns Capt. Mahama’s death

Former President John Dramani Mahama has expressed his regret over the death of Captain Maxwell Adams Mahama who was lynched and burnt in the Central Region by some angry youth on Monday morning. John Mahama also expressed his condolences to the family of the deceased, who are heartbroken over the unfortunate development. Capt. Maxwell Mahama, an officer of the 5 ...

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Floyd Mayweather visits Ghana in June

Former welterweight world champion, Floyd Mayweather Jr., has confirmed that he will be in Ghana in June. The boxer had announced earlier in the year that he would be in Africa on a tour without naming his various destinations. However, on Thursday, the boxer put out a video which had since been published by a number of portals.

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