SIERRA LEONE’S RIGGING ALLEGATION AGAINST MAHAMA: MAJORITY DEMANDS PROBE.

SIERRA LEONE’S RIGGING ALLEGATION AGAINST MAHAMA: MAJORITY DEMANDS PROBE. The Majority members in the Foreign Affairs Committee in Parliament are demanding an immediate probe into allegations Ghana’s ex-president John Mahama is leading and executing an international conspiracy to rig Sierra Leone’s election in favour of the opposition leader Julius Maada Bio. Chairman of the Committee Frank Annoh Dompreh insists the allegations by no mean a person but the Deputy Information Minister of Sierra Leone may have dire repercussion on relations between the two countries if it is not investigated. He told Joy News’ Evans Mensah on Top Story, Wednesday, the allegation which is gaining traction in the West African country

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FREE GIFT? CHINA EXTENDS INFLUENCE IN AFRICA WITH $32M GRANT FOR REGIONAL HQ.

FREE GIFT? CHINA EXTENDS INFLUENCE IN AFRICA WITH $32M GRANT FOR REGIONAL HQ. (CNN)China raised eyebrows this month by announcing it will give the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) a $31.6 million grant to build a new headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria. Accepting the grant, the president of ECOWAS, Jean-Claude Brou, thanked China and confirmed the organization’s commitment to promoting future ECOWAS-China cooperation. A press release said that Brou called this a mark of goodwill from China. But critics questioned the Asian economic powerhouse’s motives for the donation, which positions it at the center of West African politics. African, right, and Chinese workers, left, build railway track sections for the Mombasa-Nairobi

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