"The June ouster of the electoral commission chairperson and the president’s subsequent stacking of the Electoral Commission with persons considered to be biased in favour of the ruling party raised questions about whether the body might be used to stifle voter registration among the opposition’s base."
Source: classfmonline. com - The sacking of a Chairperson of Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Charlotte Osei as well as the country’s undesirable prison conditions and attacks on journalists have been captured in the 2019 Human Rights Report by the United States of America.
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Source: yen. com. gh - Ethiopian Airlines says it believes 149 passengers and eight crew members were on board a plane that crashed six minutes after taking off from Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, on a flight to Nairobi.
In the latest update, Ethiopian state media reported that all 149 passengers and eight crew on board the Ethiopian Airlines flight died when it crashed shortly after takeoff.
A Cameroon TV show that featured a demonstration of how to physically abuse your wife has sparked outrage and calls for an end to impunity in a country where violence against women runs high.
Source: mgafrica.com - ONE of the more notable things about Burundi’s political crisis has been the absence of the voice of its intellectuals in steadying the listing ship.
The political debate in the country has been dominated by regime loyalists, and militant opponents, with neutral voices such as those of independent media having been muzzled.
Source: starrfmonline.com - The Director at the Kenya School of Law, Professor P.L.O Lumumba has taken a swipe at think tanks in Africa, describing them as institutions that do not think.
Camara's rule is best remembered for a massacre in September 2009 when security forces opened fire on a crowd protesting the junta, leaving 157 dead and horrific scenes of sexual violence.
Source: starrfmonline.com - A plane has landed at Ghana’s Kotoka International Airport (KIA) carrying the former junta chief of Guinea, Moussa Dadis Camara.
Camara was heading back to Conakry to campaign for his presidential bid in October but authorities in Ivory Coast, where he was supposed to make a layover, denied him landing rights and had to divert to Ghana Wednesday.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - One hundred and seventy police personnel selected from the Formed Police Unit (FPU) of the Ghana Police Service (GPS) have been deployed for United Nation’s (UN) peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.
Among them are six officers, including doctors.
They would in the main help to protect civilians, sheltering them from violent attacks and also ensure peace and security in South Sudan to help promote the development of that country.
Source: GNA - The African continent recorded 55.8 million International arrivals in 2014 and generated an income of US$ 36.4 billion.
African tourism Ministers were excited about the contribution of the tourism sector to the socio-economic development of their respective countries and that of the continent.
Source: GNA - President John Dramani Mahama on Monday appealed to professional brand experts in Africa, to effectively package and promote the tourists sites of the continent to the international world.
He said: "Marketing and media consultants in the continent need to change the narrative about the continent by painting a favourable picture…to the international world."
Source: theafricareport.com - The government has been unable to stop foreign trawlers from pillaging or local fishermen from using unsustainable methods to increase their catch, despite EU pressure
Source: medafricatimes.com - The UK government has announced plans to help Ghana step up its efforts to combat tax evasion, to help boost revenue and improve public services in the West African nation.
Source: dailytrust.com.ng - President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Ministry of Aviation to take over from Ghana, the management of the Nigerian airspace in the Gulf of Guinea.
The president also expressed concern about the absence of a national carrier and directed the ministry to look into the possibility of having one as soon as possible.
He and eight others were convicted for "repression" of civilians in 2011...
The illegal "criminal" "court" in Tripoli sentenced to death Seif al Islam, the eldest son of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, and eight other officials and prominent officials of the Libyan Jamahiriya. The illegal court also handed down the death penalty for the former head of the secret services, Abdala Sanusi, and the last prime minister of the Jamahiriyan system of Gaddafi, Al Baghdadi al Mahmudi.
All were convicted for their association with the "repression" that followed the armed "popular uprising in February 2011" and which led to the fall of the Jamahiriya in October of that same year.
The "trial" was attended by 29 of the 38 defendants, were also sentenced former president of foreign secret services, Omar Durda Abuzid; the former head of People's Guard, Mansur Du; and former President of Homeland Security, Milad Raman.
Saadi Gaddafi torture video shows name guarantees ‘maximum mistreatment’ & no justice – lawyer to RT
A video apparently showing the torture of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s son during interrogation in prison has been condemned by both HRW, and his legal representative, who told RT that the Gaddafi name alone is enough to guarantee “maximum sentence and maximum mistreatment.”
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The undated video, recently released by Arabic Clear News outlet shows a group of men ill-treating several inmates and interrogating a captive who strongly resembles al-Saadi Gaddafi, the third son of the deceased Colonel who ruled the country for almost 40 years.
“It does appear to be Saadi Gaddafi,” Melinda Taylor, an international criminal court defense lawyer for Saadi Gaddafi told RT. “He looks the same in sense [that] his head ... [had been] shaved which happened to him last year.”
The footage shows the blindfolded man being forced to listen to the screams of at least two other inmates allegedly being tortured by the guards in the next room. Then he is made to watch them being beaten. No legal team is present during the“questioning.” * See also below video!
Ephesians 5 - 3: Let sexual immorality* and every sort of uncleanness or greediness not even be mentioned among you,+ just as is proper for holy people;+ 4 neither shameful conduct nor foolish talking nor obscene jesting+—things that are not befitting—but rather the giving of thanks.+ 5 For you know this, recognizing it for yourselves, that no sexually immoral person*+ or unclean person or greedy person,+ which means being an idolater, has any inheritance in the Kingdom of the Christ and of God.+
6 Let no man deceive you with empty words, for because of such things the wrath of God is coming upon the sons of disobedience. 7 Therefore, do not be sharers with them; 8 for you were once darkness, but you are now light+ in connection with the Lord.+ Go on walking as children of light, 9 for the fruitage of the light consists of every sort of goodness and righteousness and truth.. ONLINE JW BIBLE
Source: GNA Most Reverend Charles Gabriel Palmer Buckle, Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, has described homosexuality as anti-human and anti- social which affects the marriage institution.
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