Sunday, November 29, 2020

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Atiewin Mbillah Lawson

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Atiewin Mbillah Lawson is an award winning radio show host and journalist from Ghana. She also has special interest in world affairs reporting.

Ghana: The campaign for the decriminalization of medicinal cannabis

Ghana’s parliament is currently considering the Narcotics Control Commission Bill. Once passed, the bill is expected to shift focus of drug dependence, from law enforcement...

Anouar Rahmani: The Algerian journalist facing jail term for social media posts

Algerian journalist and human rights defender Anouar Rahmani may spend up to two years in prison for his social media posts, criticizing high-level government...

1,000 days in captivity: Ghanaian recounts ordeal at hands of pirates

“When the emergency alarm sounded, we quickly climbed to the next deck to find out what was happening. Upon getting there, gunshots! Bullets were...

Ghana’s President unhappy with diplomats criticizing his government

Ghana’s president Nana Akufo Addo has described as improper, the commentary of foreign diplomats on domestic matters. This comes in the wake of widespread criticism...

ECOWAS Parliament condemns Nigeria border closure

The ECOWAS Parliament has called for the reopening of Nigeria’s land border describing its closure as running contrary to ECOWAS Protocols. For over three months,...

Kenya census results on intersex persons and implications

The 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census results has revealed that there are 1,524 intersex persons in the country. The census was conducted in August...

Where Intra-Africa trade fits as the world scrambles for Africa

The just ended Russia-Africa summit in Russia’s southern coastal city of Sochi has raised some concerns about the place of intra-Africa trade in what...

Ghanaian traders push for ban on imports from Nigeria

Ghana’s government is under pressure to ban all imports from Nigeria as a sign of disapproval to the ongoing closure of Nigeria’s borders with...

Why Francophone West Africa must take lead in ECO adoption

The proposed single currency named Eco for the West African sub-region is being pursued by member states in the hope that it will promote...

Ghana in line to host ECOWAS central bank

Ghana is seeking to host the ECOWAS central bank which is expected to be set up in the coming months. The bank would be critical...

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Ethiopia ends military operation in Tigray after capture of capital

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said that federal forces have ended military operations in the Tigray region after the capture of the capital,...

Al Ahly beat Zamalek to win African Champions League title

A sensational late Mohamed Magdy goal gave Al Ahly victory over Cairo rivals Zamalek in the first ever one-legged African Champions League final. Magdy's 88th-minute...

Pope Francis calls for prayers for Ethiopia amid Tigray crisis

Pope Francis has called for the world to pray for Ethiopia as fighting between federal forces and rebels in Tigray region intensifies. In a message...

Ethiopian offensive on Tigray capital has begun

Ethiopian military forces have reportedly started their planned offensive on rebels in the Tigray region. Reuters reported that the leader of rebellious forces said on...

Ghana: Ex-graft prosecutor says president is ‘mother serpent of corruption’

The former Special Prosecutor for corruption in Ghana, Martin Amidu has described the president, Nana Akufo Addo as "mother serpent of corruption." Amidu resigned on...
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