Thursday, October 29, 2020

Pope Francis calls for civil union laws for same-sex couples

Pope Francis has called in a new documentary for the creation of civil union laws, giving his clearest support to date for the rights of same-sex couples while breaking from the official teaching of...

Lekki Massacre: No fatality recorded – Lagos State Governor

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says no death was recorded in the Tuesday night attack in the Lekki toll gate area of Lagos State. The governor made this known in a live broadcast on Wednesday...

Beyonce’s aid to Nigerians angers some on Twitter

A tweet by American singer Beyonce's charity in solidarity with anti-police brutality protesters in Nigeria has angered some online users. Beyonce had in a statement said she was working with organisations to support those protesting. She...
Ken Ofori Atta - Minister of Finance

Opinion: Can Ghana afford it ?

An open letter to the Hon. Minister for Finance and Economic Planning Can we afford a Ghana with: no bad roads, decent homes for the working class, free quality tertiary education, an efficient free national...

End Sars: Nigeria governor imposes curfew in Lagos

The governor of Nigeria's commercial hub, Lagos, has announced an indefinite 24-hour curfew in the state saying that protests against police brutality have "degenerated" into violence. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said that criminals had hijacked the demonstrations...

‘Islamist rebels’ free 1,300 prisoners in DR Congo

More than 1,300 prisoners have escaped from a jail in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Beni city after suspected Islamist rebels attacked the facility, officials have said. The Allied Defence Forces (ADF) was thought to...

Kumasi: Man shot dead in daylight robbery

A thirty-six-year-old man has been shot dead in a daylight robbery at Atonsu in Kumasi Monday. The victim Maxwell Awetor, a resident of Ahinsan Estate had reportedly gone to visit a friend around the area...

End Sars protests: Osun governor escapes ‘assassination attempt’

The governor of Nigeria's Osun state has escaped what officials call an "assassination attempt" when armed people attacked anti-police brutality protesters in the state capital Osogbo. After marching with the protesters, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola was...

Harruna Attah writes… An MP’s Murder: A Terrifying Wakeup Call

Shocked and saddened by the cruel murder by armed robbers of the young MP from Mfantseman, and united in grief and mourning, Ghanaians have condemned the dastardly act in unison, at the same time...

Walewale residents resort to open defecation over lack of toilet facilities

A walk through Walewale Township, the West Mamprusi Municipal Capital in the North East Region saw a large number of households without toilet facilities. Some children and adults were seen squatting in nearby bushes in...

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