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Burkina Faso: Pressure on African Leaders to deliver good governance

Senior Lecturer University of Education Winneba, Dr. Vincent Adzahale Mensah, has challenged leadership of African countries to demonstrate good governance by building an inclusive government where concerns of citizens are prioritized and addressed. Dr. Mensah, was particularly worried about...

Military takes over in Burkina Faso, Parliament, Government dissolved

The military in Burkina Faso says it has seized power in a coup. The announcement was made on State Television by an Army Officer, who said both the Government and Parliament have been dissolved. President Roch Kaboré's whereabouts are unclear,...

Burkina Faso president arrested by mutinous soldiers: security sources

Sources: AFP Mutinous troops in restive Burkina Faso arrested President Roch Marc Christian Kabore on Monday and detained him in army barracks a day after staging an uprising, security sources told AFP. The situation was tense and confused in the capital,...

Burkina Faso: Mutinous Soldiers call for dismissal of Military Chiefs

Source: BBC Shots have been heard near the Presidential Palace in Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou Burkina Faso amid a mutiny by soldiers. Gunfire was also heard at several barracks in the capital, with soldiers demanding the dismissal of military chiefs,...

43rd AU Ordinary Session comes off today

The 43rd Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) of the African Union comes off today. The two-day event to be held virtual will focus on “Building resilience in nutrition on the African continent: Accelerate Human Capital, Social and...

Second term for Gambia’s President, Adama Barrow, re-election up-held

Adama Barrow has been sworn in as the Gambia's president for a second term after the Supreme Court upheld his re-election for a second time. The Gambian Presidency has posted footage on Facebook of the 56-year-old taking the oath of...

Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta: Ousted Mali president dies aged 76

SOURCE: BBC NEWS The ousted President of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, has died aged 76, family and former colleagues say. Two years ago he suffered a minor stroke but the cause of his death on Sunday was not immediately clear. He died...

Nigeria: Ban on Twitter lifted 

Nigeria has lifted the ban on Twitter, seven months after clamping down on the social networking site.  Nigeria's government suspended Twitter last June after the company deleted a tweet by president Muhammadu Buhari about punishing regional secessionists.  Authorities accused the social...

Ghana grateful to Algeria for supporting bid for seat on UN Security Council

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has expressed appreciation on behalf of the government of Ghana to the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria for supporting the West African Country in her bid for a seat on the...

Mali: Expert says Junta’s continuous violation of agreements could be consequential

By Nathaniel Nartey International Relations Expert Dr. Rashid Pelpuo has warned that Mali could face a possible military intervention by ECOWAS if the interim leadership of the West African continues to violate agreements with the sub-region to return to constitutional...

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CHIPS Compound: Abandoned project at Atomfourso

By Thomas Nsowah Adjei The Chiefs and People of Atomfourso near Seikwa in the Tain District of Bono Region have...

GACC says it is not surprised at Ghana’s dip in progress against corruption

Head of Programmes at the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition, Bright Sowu, says Ghana's failure to make progress in the fight against corruption in the year...

Office of Special Prosecutor reacts to Ghana’s shortfall in fight against corruption

The Office of the Special Prosecutor says it has taken note of Ghana’s performance on the 2021 Corruption Index released January 25, 2022, by...

They have seen wisdom in engagement- Deputy Minority Whip

By Lilian Owusu-Mensah Member of Parliament for Banda and first Deputy Minority whip, Hon Ibrahim Ahmed has stated that the majority caucus in parliament are...

Fight Against Corruption would yield more results with involvement of Private Sector- Bright Sowu

Head of Programmes at the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition Bright Sowu has commended the Special Prosecutor Kissi Agyebeng for involving the public in the work...