Nigerian state bans police brutality protests

Nigerian state bans police brutality protests

The governor of Nigeria’s Rivers state has banned all forms of protests in the southern state, including protests against police brutality. Protests continued in the country on Monday even after a notorious police unit accused of unlawful arrests and murder

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Rwanda reduces night curfew hours

Rwanda reduces night curfew hours

Violators of restrictions were taken to stadiums where they were forced to sit all night or dayImage caption: Violators of restrictions were taken to stadiums where they were forced to sit all night or day The cabinet in Rwanda has

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Jailed Eritrean poet wins English PEN award

Jailed Eritrean poet wins English PEN award

The free speech organisation English PEN has given its 2020 award for International Writer of Courage to the Eritrean poet Amanuel Asrat. Mr Amanuel has not been seen or heard from in 19 years, since he was arrested as part

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Aflao: Sixty traders arrested for defying border closure directive

Aflao: Sixty traders arrested for defying border closure directive

Personnel at Aflao Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) have arrested a total of 60 traders for attempting to use unlawful exiting through unapproved routes into Togo. The Kumasi, Takoradi, Okaishie, Kantamanto and Makola-based traders were on two separate occasions intercepted, while

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Ho: Alleged Kidnappers abandon victim over gender preference

Ho: Alleged Kidnappers abandon victim over gender preference

Some unidentified men who allegedly kidnapped a teenager, on Friday, in Ho later abandoned him when an unidentified voice told the perpetrators that they rather needed a girl. The victim, (name withheld), narrated to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) from

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GUM government will construct a bridge over River Oti

GUM government will construct a bridge over River Oti

Reverend Christian Kwabena Andrews, Flagbearer of the Ghana Union Movement (GUM), has expressed his readiness to prioritise the construction of a bridge over River Oti if voted into power in the December polls. Rev Andrews, also known as Osofo Kyiri

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Ghana Energy Awards: Shortlisted Nominees released

Ghana Energy Awards: Shortlisted Nominees released

Organisers of the Ghana Energy Awards have shortlisted nominees for this year’s fourth edition of the Awards. Mr John Peter Amewu, Minister of Energy, will be the special Guest of Honour for the event, slated for Friday October 30, at

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Krachiwura elected President of Oti House of Chiefs

Oti Region House of Chiefs has elected Nana Mprah Besemuna III, Krachiwura as President of the House. He polled 10 votes out of 14 valid votes cast, and Nana Soglo Alloh, Paramount Chief of Likpe Traditional Area, got four votes.

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Hohoe: My good deeds equally qualify me to Parliament – Amewu

Hohoe: My good deeds equally qualify me to Parliament – Amewu

Mr. John-Peter Amewu, Minister for Energy and New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate (PC) for the Hohoe Constituency, has said his contributions to help the constituents had qualified him ahead of any candidate to become the next Member of Parliament

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Ho Central NDC organises health walk

Ho Central NDC organises health walk

The Ho Central National Democratic Congress (NDC) has organised a health walk to keep members of the party active ahead of the December polls. Mr Franklin Kofi Gedzie, Constituency Chairman told Ghana News Agency that the walk aimed at creating

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