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Ghana opposition supporters march against killings

Ghana opposition supporters march against killings

Hundreds of opposition supporters marched through the streets of Ghana’s capital Accra demonstrating against what they described as rising insecurity and lawlessness since President Nana Akufo-Addo came to power in 2017. Wearing mostly red or black, the youth wing of [...]

July 7, 2021 Government and politics, Security
US calls on Iran to stop nuclear ‘brinksmanship’

US calls on Iran to stop nuclear ‘brinksmanship’

The United States on Tuesday warned Iran to stop nuclear “brinksmanship,” saying the country’s latest efforts to enrich uranium could complicate its return to talks aimed at restarting the 2015 nuclear accord. “It is worrying that Iran is choosing to [...]

July 7, 2021 International
Soyinka accuses Nigerian govt. of kidnapping Nnamdi Kanu

Soyinka accuses Nigerian govt. of kidnapping Nnamdi Kanu

The Nigerian government kidnapped Nnamdi Kanu from a foreign country in order to bring him to trial in Nigeria, Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka has said. Mr Soyinka, who condemned the Nigerian government’s action, however, criticised Mr Kanu’s ‘hate rhetoric’ while [...]

July 7, 2021 Government and politics
Lawmakers Propose To Jail Protesters For Five Years

Lawmakers Propose To Jail Protesters For Five Years

A bill proposing a five-year jail term for unlawful protesters in the country has scaled through first reading at the House of Representatives. The Bill entitled: ‘An Act To Amend The Criminal Code ACT, CAP 38, Laws Of The Federation [...]

July 7, 2021 Government and politics
Ijaw Leaders Meet British Government

Ijaw Leaders Meet British Government

The leadership of Ijaw nation has met with the British government seeking support to leave Nigeria and end the suffering of the people. A delegation of the Ijaw leadership led by the President of the Ijaw National Congress (INC), Prof [...]

July 7, 2021 Government and politics