World Team Keeps an Eye On Critical Election

[Nation] In excess of 5,000 election observers and hundreds of international journalists are in the country as the global community turns its eyes on the most competitive Kenyan election yet, due on Tuesday.

[Nation] In excess of 5,000 election observers and hundreds of international journalists are in the country as the global community turns its eyes on the most competitive Kenyan election yet, due on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Athletes Under Pressure but Focused for World Champs – Coach

[Nation] London -Team Kenya head coach Julius Kirwa reckons that his charges will be under pressure to perform here with the country having topped the medal standings two years ago at at the Beijing World Championships.

[Nation] London -Team Kenya head coach Julius Kirwa reckons that his charges will be under pressure to perform here with the country having topped the medal standings two years ago at at the Beijing World Championships.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Billions Lost Could Have Doubled Social Grants – Former Finance Minister

[News24Wire] Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan says he was surprised by the scale of state capture revealed through the #GuptaLeaks, saying South Africa could have doubled social grants with the suggested R100bn stolen.

[News24Wire] Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan says he was surprised by the scale of state capture revealed through the #GuptaLeaks, saying South Africa could have doubled social grants with the suggested R100bn stolen.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

A-G Chases Four for Looting State Coffers

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Daniel Yaw Domelevo, Auditor General (A-G), says four people would soon be hauled before court for various financial infractions, but refused to give their details to journalists who he addressed in Accra yesterday.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Daniel Yaw Domelevo, Auditor General (A-G), says four people would soon be hauled before court for various financial infractions, but refused to give their details to journalists who he addressed in Accra yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Cincinnati-Based NGO Donates Equipment to Bonwire Health Centre

[Ghanaian Chronicle] A Cincinnati-based non-governmental organisation, Precious Life Foundation, has donated medical equipment and second-hand clothes worth about $85,000 to the Bonwire Community Saviour Health Centre, through the Otumfuo Charity Found…

[Ghanaian Chronicle] A Cincinnati-based non-governmental organisation, Precious Life Foundation, has donated medical equipment and second-hand clothes worth about $85,000 to the Bonwire Community Saviour Health Centre, through the Otumfuo Charity Foundation.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Four Aboboyaa Operators to Spend One Month in Police Custody – for Indiscriminate Dumping of Refuse

[Ghanaian Chronicle] FOUR OUT of the seven persons who were arrested by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly last week for dumping refuse at an unauthorised place near the Golden Tulip Hotel in Kumasi, have been prosecuted and sentenced to a one-month dete…

[Ghanaian Chronicle] FOUR OUT of the seven persons who were arrested by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly last week for dumping refuse at an unauthorised place near the Golden Tulip Hotel in Kumasi, have been prosecuted and sentenced to a one-month detention in police cells.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Minority Wants Finance Minister Probed

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Minority in Parliament is calling on the Auditor-General and Parliament to thoroughly probe the Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, over alleged doctoring of figures to make the economy look good.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Minority in Parliament is calling on the Auditor-General and Parliament to thoroughly probe the Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, over alleged doctoring of figures to make the economy look good.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Irate Youth Demonstrate Against Newmont Ahafo Mine

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Irate Youth living within the Newmont Ghana Gold Ahafo Mine Area in the Asutifi North District of Brong-Ahafo have staged a massive demonstration against the company for non-provision of jobs, preventing staff and other workers of …

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Irate Youth living within the Newmont Ghana Gold Ahafo Mine Area in the Asutifi North District of Brong-Ahafo have staged a massive demonstration against the company for non-provision of jobs, preventing staff and other workers of the company from going to work.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Speaker Oquaye to Deliver UGCC 70th Anniversary Lecture

[Ghanaian Chronicle] As part of the Ghana @ 60 celebration, the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, is scheduled to deliver a lecture to mark the 70th Anniversary of the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC).

[Ghanaian Chronicle] As part of the Ghana @ 60 celebration, the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, is scheduled to deliver a lecture to mark the 70th Anniversary of the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC).

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana