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September, 2018

  • 13 September

    Liberia: Deputy Minister Fahngon Goes To Jail, Declared Non-Governmental Material

    Monrovia – The House of Representatives has declared the Deputy Minister for Press and Public Affairs at the Ministry of Information, Culture Affairs and Tourism (MICAT), Eugene Fahngon, a non-governmental material and sentenced him to two nights in prison for legislative contempt. In addition, the House’s plenary levied a fine of …

August, 2018

  • 25 August

    Nigeria: A new party pops up, 40year old Eunice Atuejide bids to unseat Buhari

    A 4oyear old businesswoman, lawyer, and politician, Eunice Uche Julian Atuejide has successfully founded the new political party, National Interest Party in a bid to unseat the 75year old Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a 5year second term in 2019. Eunice Atuejide, was endorsed unanimously by the National Executive Council of the party to be their …

  • 24 August

    Uganda: Bobi Wine charged with treason

    The Ugandan MP and pop star Bobi Wine has been charged with treason in a civilian court shortly after a military court freed him. Bobi Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, was immediately re-arrested after being released. His lawyers say he has been assaulted in detention, which the military …

  • 10 August

    DR Congo President Joseph Kabila not seeking third term

    Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila will not be seeking a third term in December’s election, his spokesperson has said. The governing coalition has nominated former interior minister Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary to be its candidate. Mr Kabila’s second term ended in 2016, but elections have been delayed and there …

July, 2018

  • 27 July

    I’m broke but will throw a party for you if I win — Bolga Central NDC Chairman aspirant

    A 75-year-old politician vying for a chairmanship position has told delegates he is completely broke but has promised to throw a party for them if he wins as the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) holds elections Friday (today) in the Bolgatanga Central Constituency. Some of the delegates, who were expecting …

  • 24 July

    Nigeria: Mass defection hits ruling APC amid Buhari’s impeachment

    About 18 members of parliament of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has defected to the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) pushing PDP to Senate Majority with 58 members against APC’s 48. This mass defection from Buhari’s party will give PDP the majority its need to push President Buhari’s impeachment. An …

  • 19 July

    Procurement Minister Adwoa Safo demands $8,500 from debt-ridden NHIA

    The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has spent a whopping $8,500 to sponsor the Procurement Minister and Deputy Majority Leader in Parliament Sara Adwoa Safo. She requested for the money from the NHIA and the said money cost part of her training programme, tuition, and air travel. She explained that …

  • 19 July

    Write me down but still I’ll rise – Dismissed EC boss

    Former Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Charlotte Osei, looks not be hurt by her dismissal from office. She said nothing will distract her from executing her mandate despite her dismissal as the EC boss. She borrowed the literary voice of renowned African American poet Maya Angelou, through her poem …

  • 19 July

    Prez Akufo-Addo names 38 MMDCEs

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has named 38 persons to fill the vacant positions of Chief Executives in the various Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDCEs) across the country. He nominated the MMDCEs in accordance with the 1992 Constitution and section 20(1) of the Local Governance Act, Act 936. A …

  • 19 July

    Throw out Anas’s defamation suit – Kennedy Agyapong to High Court

    Mr Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central has prayed the Accra High Court to strike out the defamation suit investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has filed against him. In a motion filed on July 17, 2018 by his lawyer, Eric O. Darko of Darko Law …