Ghana Standards On Accessibility Design Launched in Accra

[Ghana Govt.] The Deputy Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), Madam Dela Sowah, has reiterated government’s commitment to ensuring that Persons with Disability (PWDs) are given the necessary attention to make them fully integra…

[Ghana Govt.] The Deputy Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), Madam Dela Sowah, has reiterated government's commitment to ensuring that Persons with Disability (PWDs) are given the necessary attention to make them fully integrated into society.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Tsatsu Tsikata Was Wronfully Convicted – Appeal Court

[Ghana Govt.] The judgment of Mrs Henrieta Abban, Appeal Court Justice, acting as High Court Judge in the trial of Mr Tsatsu Tsikata in which Mr Tsiakata was convicted and sentenced to five years imprisonment in June 2008, has been set aside.

[Ghana Govt.] The judgment of Mrs Henrieta Abban, Appeal Court Justice, acting as High Court Judge in the trial of Mr Tsatsu Tsikata in which Mr Tsiakata was convicted and sentenced to five years imprisonment in June 2008, has been set aside.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Project to Improve Governance and Access to Justice in Informal Settlements Launched in Accra

[Ghana Govt.] Government is committed to direct engagement with development partners on the management of urban development and planning towards a future urban growth that responds to the needs of the urban poor.

[Ghana Govt.] Government is committed to direct engagement with development partners on the management of urban development and planning towards a future urban growth that responds to the needs of the urban poor.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

What is Happening With Gambia Vote Counting?

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Counting has started after presidential elections in Gambia, with the incumbent Yahya Jammeh seeking a fifth mandate. According to Reuters, the first results from two constituencies put Jammeh in the lead – but only 15% of the vo…

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Counting has started after presidential elections in Gambia, with the incumbent Yahya Jammeh seeking a fifth mandate. According to Reuters, the first results from two constituencies put Jammeh in the lead - but only 15% of the votes have been counted.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Kenya-Somalia Border Fencing on Course

[East African] The fencing of three kilometres of the Kenya-Somalia border is complete after the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) took over its construction over two months ago.

[East African] The fencing of three kilometres of the Kenya-Somalia border is complete after the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) took over its construction over two months ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Judge Recuses Self From Politician Kereke Rape Case

[The Herald] High Court judge Justice Herbert Chitapi yesterday recused himself from hearing the case in which jailed Bikita West legislator Munyaradzi Kereke is seeking release on bail pending appeal.Kereke is serving a 10-year prison term for raping …

[The Herald] High Court judge Justice Herbert Chitapi yesterday recused himself from hearing the case in which jailed Bikita West legislator Munyaradzi Kereke is seeking release on bail pending appeal.Kereke is serving a 10-year prison term for raping his 13-year-old niece at gunpoint.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Handball Elections On

[The Herald] THE Zimbabwe Handball Federation, whose interim executive board was suspended in March this year, are set to hold their much-awaited elections at the Sports Commission’s offices at the National Sports Stadium in Harare tomorrow.The nominat…

[The Herald] THE Zimbabwe Handball Federation, whose interim executive board was suspended in March this year, are set to hold their much-awaited elections at the Sports Commission's offices at the National Sports Stadium in Harare tomorrow.The nominations for the various posts have already been submitted to the Sports Commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe