Ghana’s Street lawyers dispense instant justice

In our series of letters from African journalists, Kenya’s Joseph Warungu marvels at Ghana’s concept of offering quick and cheap legal services in alleyways. On a visit to Ghana’s capital, Accra, I was in urgent need of a lawyer’s services and was directed to the High Court premises. I looked everywhere but could not find any chambers of private More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Pakistan: How one girl overcame the armed men who blocked her school

For years, armed men surrounded a girls’ school in a village in Pakistan’s Balochistan province, to prevent the girls going inside. But one eventually made it to university and is now training to become a journalist. More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Nupe Day and its prospects to the diaspora

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna Nupe Foundation (Ninibo Nupe) is a socio-cultural organization of Nupe-speaking people of Niger, Kwara, Kogi States and the FCT as well as the diasporas with its headquarters in Bida. The More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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NDPHC: Lighting Up Nigeria Under Buhari (2015-2019)

As President Muhammadu Buhari starts his second term in office, our correspondent, Abubakar Ibrahim reviews the President’s performance in the Power Sector in last four years via a focus on the activities of the More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Tory leadership: Who gets to choose the UK’s next prime minister?

Conservative MPs may have whittled the contenders in the leadership race down to the final two – but it will not be politicians who will decide who gets to be the next prime minister. Instead it will be the More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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The people fighting pollution with plastic-free periods

Talking about periods openly can be difficult, and discussing menstrual waste can be even harder. While the fight against single-use plastics like straws and shopping bags has become a mainstream issue, activists More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Boeing and the battle over blame

By Theo Leggett and Simon Browning Standing in a muddy field on the edge of a small farm to the south of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, it’s difficult to imagine that 157 men, women and children lost their More...

By new On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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The day Trump ran for president (and what people predicted)

By Roland Hughes & Joshua Nevett BBC News When Donald Trump descended the golden escalator to announce his run for president, none in the sceptical media pack below could have imagined he would win. It was on More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Economic relations between Turkey and Africa: Challenges and prospects

BY Charles Onunaiju African affairs occupied a secondary status in Turkish foreign policy until very recently. However, following the adoption of the Action Plan for Opening up to Africa in the late 1990s, Turkish More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Second term: Opposition political parties set agenda for Buhari

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi As President Muhammdu Buhari took oath of office on Wednesday for a fresh tenure of four years, leaders of political parties have set agenda for the new government, specifically outlining More...