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Elvis Adjetey

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Elvis Adjetey is an experienced African journalist who has worked with top media brands in Ghana where he is based.

Zambia’s President doing well after collapsing at public event

Zambia's President Edgar Lungu has assured citizens that he is well after collapsing while attending a public event. He was presiding over the national defence...

21 LGBT activists arrested in Ghana granted bail by court

A high Court in Ghana on Friday granted bail to some 21 activists of Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender society. They have been denied bail...

Ghana’s ‘inflated’ Covid-19 vaccine price sparks calls for probe

Ghana's minority lawmakers and anti-corruption campaigners are demanding a probe into the award of a contract for the supply of Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccines. It...

Detention of 21 LGBT activists in Ghana sparks protests in U.S

There have been protests outside the Ghana Embassy in the United States of America over the continuous detention of some 21 LGBTQ activists in...

Rival militant group says Boko Haram leader killed himself

The leader of the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has reportedly killed himself. The announcement was made by rival Islamist militants in an audio...

Uganda shuts down schools to contain COVID-19 spread

Schools in Uganda have been shut down with public gatherings also suspended to contain a surge of infections in a second Covid-19 wave. Public transport between...

ECOWAS suspends Mali over latest coup

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has suspended Mali from the regional body over latest coup by the military. ECOWAS leaders have also...

[Video]: Ghanaian caregiver suffocates baby to death

Police in Ghana's capital Accra have arrested a caregiver for allegedly killing an 11-month old baby. The caregiver, Clara Ayani-Ampah, 54, was arrested after a...

DRC: Thousands evacuate amid fears of another volcano eruption

Thousands of people have been evacuated in the Democratic Republic of Congo over fears of another eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano. The governor of North...

Mali coup leaders release president and prime minister

Coup leaders in Mali have released the country's interim President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane. According to reports they were freed at around...

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West African countries to adopt single currency in 2027

Ecowas leaders have agreed to now work towards launching a single currency by January 2027. The West African regional bloc had planned to adopt the...

Guinea and Senegal sign deal to reopen land border

Leaders of Guinea and Senegal have signed a deal to have their land border closed for months re-opened. A signing ceremony was held at the...

Ecowas leaders meet in Accra for 59th ordinary session

Ecowas leaders have gathered in Ghana's capital, Accra for the 59th ordinary session of the authority of heads of state and government. Ghana's president, Nana...

Laurent Gbagbo back home in Ivory Coast after 10 years

Former President of Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo has returned to his home country after ten years. He has been away, facing trial for crimes against...

Rights group wants Ghana to drop charges against LGBT activists

Human Rights Watch has said Ghana’s attorney general must drop charges against 21 human rights activists facing trial for attending a paralegal training session. The...
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