The Gambian military police on Wednesday, December 21, thwarted what would have turned out to be a coup d'état on the administration of President Adama Barrow.
Former Nigerian senator Shehu Sani thinks the timing of Akufo-Addo’s advice against begging is curious because Ghana has requested for an loan form the IMF.
French-born Wahbi Khazri scored the only goal of the game as Tunisia claimed a famous 1-0 win over holders France at the World Cup on Wednesday, but it was not enough for them to reach the last 16. However, Australia's 1-0 win in the other Group D match against Denmark denied them progress to the last 16 for the first time.
Angolan tycoon Isabel dos Santos says she is the victim of "political persecution" engineered by President Joao Lourenco, her father's successor at the helm of the oil-rich southern African country. "There is no doubt that we are in a context of political persecution," dos Santos, 49, said in an interview broadcast late Tuesday on TVI/CNN Portugal.
The US government on Tuesday expressed "serious doubts" about the legitimacy of the re-election, officially by a landslide, of Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. In power since 1979, Obiang was re-elected in the Central African oil country which he rules with an iron fist and in the face of a muzzled opposition, according to official results announced on Saturday.
Kalidou Koulibaly said he would give the family of late Senegal great Papa Bouba Diop's his man-of-the-match award after firing his country through to the World Cup last 16 on Tuesday.