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Ghanaian soldiers detain 3 Joy News employees, del

Thursday, January 28, 2021
Abuja, January 26, 2021 ndash; Ghanaian authorities must investigate the recent detention of three Joy News staffers, and hold to account the soldiers who interfered with their reporting, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On January 16, a group of about 30 military officers at the ...

Ghana Journalist Oheneba Boamah Bennie Held For 2 Days, Charged Over Facebook Po

Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Abuja, December 22, 2020 mdash; Authorities in Ghana should immediately drop all charges against journalist Oheneba Boamah Bennie and allow him work freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On December 14, Ghanaian police arrested Bennie, a host and commentator with the privately ...

Examplifying Ghana's Democracy

Saturday, December 12, 2020
Ghana has admirably shown its democratic credentials by holding another peaceful elections, both presidential and parliamentary, early December. In a tightly contested presidential election, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, an experienced politician and highly successful business magnet, has been re-ele ...

I Won’t ‘take It Easy, Relax’ In My Second Term; I’ll Still Work Very Hard – Aku

Thursday, December 10, 2020
President Akufo-Addo says he will not ldquo;take it easy and relax rdquo; in his second term of office but he will equally work hard as he did in his first term. In his victory speech on Wednesday, 9 December 2020 following his declaration by the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs Jean ...

Ghanaians Anxious As Electoral Commission (ec) Extends Declaration Of Presidenti

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
The Electoral Commission (EC) has extended the timeline for declaring the 2020 presidential election results. It says the new timeline will be communicated shortly. The EC explained that the extension is to ensure that ldquo;collation of results at the Constituency and Regional collati ...

Ghana Presidential Poll : President Akufo-Addo promises peaceful elections

Monday, December 7, 2020
President Akufo-Addo has entreated all eligible Ghanaian voters to exercise their constitutional rights of voting tomorrow, Monday, December 7, 2020. He made the call in his address to the nation on Sunday night, December 6, 2020. According to him, in spite of the Coronavirus pandemic, eligibl ...

Can Mahama Unseat Nana Akufo-Addo In Ghana's 2020 Election?

Sunday, December 6, 2020
As the General Election draws nearer, different news has taken the center stage in Ghana over the seemingly fortified comeback of the former president, John Mahama, who is the flag bearer of the foremost opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC). Perhaps, this is a reaction to the sign ...

Ghana’s police have a pattern of trying to intimidate journalists, which must en

Friday, October 16, 2020
Abuja, October 16, 2020 ndash;Authorities in Ghana should immediately drop all charges against journalist David Tamakloe and halt intimidation of journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On October 7, at around 5:30 pm, a group of plain-clothed police officers arrested Tamakl ...

Ghana: Western Togolanders Seized 10 AK-47 Rifles From Two Police Stations – Pol

Friday, September 25, 2020
The Western Togolanders who blocked major entries to the Volta region Friday morning seized 10 Ak47 assault rifles when they broke into the armoury of the Aveyime and Mepe police stations. This was contained in the situational report filed by the Sogakope Police to the Volta Regional Police comma ...

Full Text Of Statement By Government of Ghana To Nigeria On Recent Issues

Sunday, August 30, 2020
Ghana rsquo;s minister of information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has sent a six-page response to Nigeria, over accusations of hostilities to Nigeria and harassment of Nigerians. Last Friday, Nigeria reeled out a litany of hostilities and harassments committed by Ghana against Nigerian interests and Nig ...
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