Nigeria seizes $800,000 in ‘anti-corruption raids’ on judges

The DSS agency says the raids were carried out in recent days and several judges were arrested. The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) accused the authorities of carrying out a “Gestapo-style” operation, demanding the release of those arrested. President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to tackle widespread corruption. In a statement, the DSS said: More...

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By Aforsah Godfred On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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Garissa university terror attack suspect unfit to stand trial

A Tanzanian, who is among six suspects charged with carrying out a terrorist attack at Garissa University in which 149 people were killed, has suffered a mental breakdown in prison. Rashid Charles Mberesero was More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Sunday, July 31st, 2016
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Turkey coup purge widens to education sector

More than 15,000 education staff in Turkey have been suspended after last week’s failed coup, as a purge of state officials widens still further. The ministry of education accused them of links to Fethullah More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Sunday, July 31st, 2016
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Updates: Turkey military coup attempt

After a night of explosions, gunfire and tanks rolling along the streets of Istanbul and Ankara, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Turkey Saturday that an attempted military coup was over and the government was More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Sunday, July 31st, 2016
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Ten killed during protests in northern Ethiopia

At least 10 people, including police officers and civilians, have been killed in northern Ethiopia after days of protests, according to local sources. Demonstrations on Thursday and similar protests More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Sunday, July 31st, 2016
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Ghanaian delegation in Seoul for one-week training

A 14-member Ghanaian delegation has arrived in Korea to learn of the Korean development experience and how it can be beneficial to Ghana. The one-week training programme dubbed “High level More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Sunday, July 31st, 2016
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Chinese general sentenced to life for stealing £8.6million

FILE – In this March 9, 2012, file photo, China’s People’s Liberation Army Gen. Guo Boxiong attends a session of the National People’s Congress in Beijing. A Chinese military court on Monday, More...

By Aforsah Godfred On Sunday, July 31st, 2016
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Trump seals Republican nomination

Donald Trump has secured the Republican nomination for US president on day two of the Republican National Convention. The House Speaker, Paul Ryan, urged delegates to unite behind Mr Trump, a day More...