A Ghanaian journalist who exposed corruption in African football has been shot dead in the capital of Accra, police said Thursday.
West Africa is facing increased trafficking in opioids, cocaine and methamphetamine, the profits of which often go to armed terrorist groups, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reported Wednesday.
A top banking executive was sacked for not daring to enforce the bank's anti-money laundering rules against the King of Ghana for whom he deposited £ 350,000 (about US$ 462,000) in cash, media reported on Tuesday.
Malaysian authorities seized US$ 2.12 million worth of scales from pangolins, the world’s most poached animal, in what officials called Monday the country’s largest ever haul.
Pressure grew on the president of Ghana this week to launch a public inquiry into alleged connections between his own circle and a Ghanaian woman arrested in a drug bust in the UK.
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