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Kenya results hacked – Opposition

Kenya opposition presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said the electoral commission’s IT system has been hacked to manipulate the election results. He rejected early results from Tuesday’s vote indicating a strong lead for President Uhuru Kenyatta. Kenya’s election chief Wafula Chebukati said he had confidence in the system but the claims would be investigated. Many fear a repeat of the ...

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Solar panel tech ‘vulnerable to hackers’

Hackers could target electricity grids through security flaws in solar panel equipment, a Dutch researcher has said. Willem Westerhof found 17 vulnerabilities in inverters, which convert electricity produced by the panels so it can be used on the grid. He said internet-connected inverters could be targeted by hackers. One manufacturer said that only “a small fraction” of its devices were ...

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Don’t impose ‘alien’ DCE on us – Biakoye NPP

Some members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Biakoye constituency of the Volta Region have vowed to resist what they termed as attempts by the presidency to nominate a non-member of the party to occupy the position of the District Chief Executive in the area. The seat of the DCE has since been vacant after the President’s first ...

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Kenya polls: Don’t shed blood for power – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has urged the two leading presidential candidates in the Kenyan elections, Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta to accept the outcome of the elections, favourable or otherwise. Uhuru Kenyatta’s arch rival Raila Odinga is seeking to unseat him in what will be his fourth attempt at the presidency. The high stakes in the elections and the bloody ...

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Poverty on the hill of affluence; the story of inequality in East Legon

Originally delineated as an ambassadorial area by the AMA, East Legon fast attracted the elite in the 1970’s. It remains one of the most expensive places to own a property with a plot of land going for between GhC1million to GHc 2million. The luxurious life of the rich here however contrasts sharply with the likes of Ernestina, a 30-year-old mother ...

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Nyantakyi, Afriyie vow to settle differences at GFA

The two most important men at the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi and George Afriyie, have promised to put aside their differences and work together for the growth and development of the game in Ghana. Their resolution comes after a closed-door meeting at the Sports Ministry on August 2. The fallout of the meeting is appearing a week after the ...

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Anlo Youth sue Minerals Commission over Adina salt

The Anlo Youth Council in the Volta Region has dragged the Minerals Commission and three other state institutions to the Supreme Court for giving some firms — Kensington Industries Limited and Seven Seas Salt Limited, the license to mine salt in the Keta Lagoon. The Council wants the court to declare as unconstitutional the issuance of the license to the ...

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Is Operation Vanguard going too far in the galamsey fight?

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We’ll dismiss Martin Amidu if… – Kofi Adams

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has told Citi News that former Attorney-General Martin Amidu will soon be hauled before the party’s Executive Committee to answer for some allegations leveled against him. This follows a damning article written by a former Chief of Staff Dr. Valery Sawyer against Mr. Amidu and former President Rawlings and a subsequent petition asking the party ...

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Valerie Sawyerr’s ‘drunken-like’ piece won’t stop me – Amidu

Former Attorney General, Martin Amidu has described the article by former Chief of Staff , Valerie Sawyerr attacking him and former President, Jerry John Rawlings as incoherent, lying diatribes. Valerie , in an article on Wednesday asked Martin Amidu to resign from the party because he had “become a so -called crusader, sinking lower and lower in the NDC as ...

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