Ghana

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Top 10 books about neocolonialism | Susan Williams
Decades of economic imperialism and conditional aid have inspired authors from Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o to Graham Greene to explore insidious western control

Susan Williams

28, Oct, 2021 @3:18 PM

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UK church leaders criticise Ghanaian bishops for support of anti-LGBTQ+ law
Archbishop of Canterbury among C of E officials to tweet concern over draconian law

Harriet Sherwood Religion correspondent

26, Oct, 2021 @2:26 PM

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British journalist killed by armed robbers in Ghana
Syed Taalay Ahmed, who worked for Muslim Television Ahmadiyya International, was ambushed in Tamale

Weronika Strzyżyńska

01, Sep, 2021 @12:59 PM

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‘An economic calamity’: Africa faces years of post-Covid instability
Damage from pandemic could quash ambitions, exacerbate tensions and deepen repression in parts of continent

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

13, Aug, 2021 @1:24 PM

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‘It has our energy, our story’: asakaa, Ghana’s vibrant drill rap scene
From the US and UK, drill has spread to Ghana, where it provides a voice for the excluded. On the streets of Kumasi, the scene’s MCs tell their story

Emmanuel Akinwotu

04, Aug, 2021 @11:09 AM

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Deporting ‘foreign criminals’ in the middle of the night doesn’t make us safer | Luke de Noronha
The government exploits dominant myths about crime and immigration to justify its mass deportation flights, says academic Luke de Noronha

Luke de Noronha

31, Jul, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Disproportionate ‘targeting’ of Jamaicans for deportation from UK, data suggests
Exclusive: FoI figures from Home Office indicate that nationals of particular countries who commit crimes appear more likely to be removed

Peter Walker Political correspondent

25, Jul, 2021 @4:08 PM

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Ghana: anti-gay bill proposing 10-year prison sentences sparks outrage
Bill could mean 10 years in prison for LGBTQ+ people and those who support their rights

Emmanuel Akinwotu West Africa correspondent

23, Jul, 2021 @7:40 PM

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Arrested, abused and accused: wave of repression targets LGBT+ Ghanaians
Opening of community space in Accra, which was quickly shut, has been the trigger for new anti-LGBT+ action

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Ho City

13, Jul, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Hungary’s classrooms have become the new battleground for the war on ‘LGBT ideology’ | Mark Gevisser
Viktor Orban has used a new law to equate gay people with paedophiles. He’s not the first to use this tactic, says journalist and author Mark Gevisser

Mark Gevisser

22, Jun, 2021 @9:12 AM

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‘I had to step up’: Child labour in poorest countries rose during Covid, says report
A study finds children in Ghana, Nepal and Uganda in dangerous, exploitative work, with long hours and little pay

Lizzy Davies and Pete Pattisson

26, May, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Outcry after 21 people arrested in Ghana for ‘advocating LGBTQ activities’
Rights groups condemn arrests in Ho city as illegal and say those held have been denied access to lawyers

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

24, May, 2021 @3:50 PM

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