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South Africa must prosecute perpetrators of xenophobic attacks

THE South African government has been tasked to take strong action over its citizens involved in a recent flare up of xenophobic violence in the country. Two human rights groups are calling for urgent investigations, arrests and prosecutions of persons believed to be behind the attacks that lasted about a week, March 25 – April 2, 2019. South Africa-based African ...

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Nearly 60 officials arrested for corruption in Ethiopia

ETHIOPIAN authorities have arrested 59 government officials on suspicion of corruption and economic sabotage, the attorney-general said on Friday, in the latest sweeping crackdown by the administration. Berhanu Tsegaye said those arrested in an operation on Thursday included the head and other staff of the government’s public procurement and property disposal service, while others worked in what was previously the ...

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Togolese protester killed during protest against presidential term limits

ONE demonstrator was killed in the north of Togo on Saturday during an opposition protest against presidential term limits. AFP said local sources claim that the victim was beaten to death by security forces. According to an eyewitness, the victim was arrested while they were marching. ‘This morning we wanted to demonstrate, they came hunting at us with tear gas ...

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Christians mark Palm Sunday

Source: ghananewsagency.org Christians in Ghana are joining their brethren around the world to mark Palm Sunday, which commemorates the triumphal entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem days before his arrest and crucifixion. The day is also the final Sunday of Lent, and the beginning of the Holy Week on the Christian Calendar. It is christened Palm Sunday because, according to ...

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Akufo-Addo inspects 1D1F project at Tanoso

Source: Graphic.com.gh President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has inspected the site of Rhovanni Royal Company Limited, one of the enterprises operating under Government’s “One District One Factory” (1D1F) programme, located at Tanoso in the Ahafo region. President Akufo-Addo visited the project site on Saturday, 13th April, 2019, on the 2nd day of his 2-day tour of the Ahafo Region. Government ...

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Hearts of Oak silence Liberty Professionals in Dansoman

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com Striker Kojo Obeng grabbed his second goal of the competition to help Hearts of Oak secure back to back wins in the GFA Special tournament. The striker rose high in the 43rd minute to score the only goal as the Phobians silence the scientific soccer lads. Hearts established their intentions in the game early, after a Fatau Mohammed ...

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Ghanaians in UK hail 2nd Government Townhall Meeting

Source: dailyguidenetwork.com Ghanaians living in the United Kingdom have hailed government’s second town hall meeting which took place over the weekend at the Dominion Centre in London. The exercise is the second in the series of 2019 town hall meetings organised by the Ministry of information . Vice President Alhaji Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia on Wednesday led the economic management team ...

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Akufo-Addo assures of equitable distribution of infrastructure across new regions

Source: classfmonline.com President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has reiterated his commitment towards ensuring that infrastructural projects are equitable distributed across the newly created regions, and not concentrated solely at the regional capitals. According to President Akufo-Addo, “when I presented the Constitutional Instruments to the heads of delegations of the newly created regions, I indicated that developmental projects will not only ...

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