‘Now thank we all our God’ – Domelevo sings amid Akufo-Addo’s directive to retire

The former Auditor-General, Daniel Domelevo’s first public reaction since the directive from the Presidency to retire is an interesting one. He was, in a letter signed by President Akufo-Addo’s Secretary, asked to proceed on retirement based on an indication by the Audit Service Board that Mr Domelevo has exceeded the eligible age to remain in the workforce. “The attention of the President of the Republic has been drawn to records and documents made available to this Office by the Audit Service, that indicate that your date of birth is 1st June,…

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Nigeria kidnap gangs targeted in mining and jet ban

The girls taken last week were reportedly made to walk a long distance into the forestImage caption: The girls taken last week were reportedly made to walk a long distance into the forest Nigeria has announced a ban on mining and a no-fly zone in the north-western state of Zamfara as part of efforts to clamp down on notorious criminal gangs often involved in kidnapping. Mining activities are believed to offer cover to these groups, which often invade communities and abduct villagers – many of them for ransom. Last week,…

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Tanzania nuns and priests dying ‘with Covid symptoms’

The Catholic Church in Tanzania has been outspoken about what it sees as a hidden epidemicImage caption: The Catholic Church in Tanzania has been outspoken about what it sees as a hidden epidemic Sixty nuns and 25 priests have died in Tanzania in the last two months after showing symptoms of coronavirus, the Catholic Church in the East African nation says. The church, which has been outspoken about coronavirus before in one of the few countries in the world not to publish its virus data, warned Tanzanians to take Covid-19…

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