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Kenya presidential election cancelled by Supreme Court

Source: BBC.com Kenya’s Supreme Court has annulled the result of last month’s presidential election, citing irregularities, and ordered a new one within 60 days. The ruling makes Kenya the first African country to have a presidential poll invalidated by a court. The election commission had declared incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta the winner by a margin of 1.4 million votes. But the ...

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Cop Reassures Woman During DUI Stop: ‘Remember, We Only Kill Black People’

Source:aol.com UPDATE: 5:15 p.m. ― The officer involved in this case has been fired, according to Police Chief Mike Register, who delivered remarks Thursday. “I don’t know what is in his heart, but I know what came out of his mouth,” Register said, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “We recommend that he be terminated and we are moving forward on ...

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SSNIT lost GHC 20bn; $72m saga ‘peanuts’ – Consultant

Source: classfmonline.com The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has lost over GHC20 billion of the taxpayers’ money in the past, and, so, the current $72 million software saga is “peanuts”, a financial consultant, Mr Cudjoe Akpabey, has said. The Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO) is currently investigating the $72 million software saga. There are concerns that the ...

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Independent institutions needed to tackle corruption – Rawlings

Source: citifmonline.com Former President Jerry John Rawlings has said the anti-corruption crusade in the country will only bear fruit if state institutions are made independent of government. He said there was the need to ensure that such institutions were independent as stated in the Constitution and well-resourced to play their roles ‘without fear or favor’. Flight Lieutenant Rawlings, said this ...

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Kaepernick’s protest is part of a patriotic tradition

BY JESSE JACKSON August 31, 2017 Colin Kaepernick, the former quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, is being blackballed — itself a revealing phrase — from the National Football League with the collusion of the all-white owners. He is ostracized because a year ago he exercised his First Amendment right to free speech by taking a knee during the playing ...

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Ghanaian student in the US found dead in his room

Every mother’s dream is to see her son, daughter finish school, get a good paying job and start life, a life to change the world he lives in. For a mother whose son gained scholarship to pursue an MBA course in the Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management, her dreams for her son were even higher, the prospects were ...

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Rattray Park’s dancing fountain stops “dancing”; operating software missing

Source: graphic.com.gh Two people have been picked up in connection with the missing operating software for the dancing fountain at the Rattray Park in Kumasi. The software had reportedly been saved on a USB drive (pen drive), which has been allegedly stolen. Subsequently, the dancing fountain has not worked for over about a month as a result of the theft. ...

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Headlines on Graphic Online, Weds Aug 30, 2017 For more news visit www.graphic.com.gh   Menzgold to shut down its Gold Vault Market – Graphic Online https://www.graphic.com.gh/business/business-news/menzgold-to-shut-down-its-gold-vault-market.html   CID starts investigations into corruption allegations against Akufo-Addo’s two deputy chiefs of staff – Graphic Online https://www.graphic.com.gh/news/general-news/nana-addo-institutes-probe-into-corruption-allegations-against-deputy-chiefs-of-staff.html   Fresh Petition hits EC Boss – Graphic Online https://www.graphic.com.gh/news/politics/fresh-petition-hits-ec-boss.html   Akufo-Addo should have fired William ...

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