Buhari promises change for Nigeria

Friday, 29 May 2015 18:02

Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in as Nigeria's president, promising to bring "increased prosperity" to Africa's most populous country.

The Flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has condemned what he calls a denigration of some party bigwigs following rising tension in the party.

Flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party, Nana Akufo-Addo, says the party has the capacity to overcome its current internal strife and forge ahead in unity to win the 2016 general elections.

The winner of Nigeria's presidential election in March, Muhammadu Buhari, has been sworn in as leader of Africa's most populous country.

Presidential candidate of the opposition New Patriotic Party for the 2016 general elections, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is expected to address the simmering tension within the rank and file of his party at a news conference Friday morning.

Theodosia Salome Okoh, designer of Ghana’s flag, has been paid glowing tribute by members of Parliament (MPs) at sitting on Thursday, May 28.

EU withdraws Burundi poll observers

Thursday, 28 May 2015 19:42

The European Union has suspended its election monitoring mission in Burundi where President Pierre Nkurunziza is seeking a third term next month.

Hundreds of local movie stars in Kumasi on Thursday, May 28 embarked on a procession to protest the ongoing power crisis in the country.

Rehabilitation works on the Adomi Bridge at Atimpku in the Eastern Region, which started last year, is progressing steadily, and expected to be completed in November, one month later than the scheduled date.

Malaysia is investigating 12 policemen suspected of involvement in human-trafficking camps found in the remote north of the country.