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Several injured in clashes between party supporters in Ghana

– – Several people are injured in clashes between supporters of Ghana’s two major political parties in one of the suburbs of the capital Accra. It is unclear what triggered the clashes between the supporters of the ruling NPP and the opposition NDC at a constituency called Odododiodio. The area is one of the over four thousand flash points for electoral violence identified by Ghana’s Police service with a few weeks to the country’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections. Local media reports suggest that the opposition party supporters were embarking on a health…

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Ghanaian politician shot dead by unknown gunman

A politician from the ruling party in Ghana has been shot dead by an unknown assailant in the Western part of the country. Local media reported that Mark Ofori who is the constituency treasurer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Takoradi, capital of the Western region was killed in his home. He was reportedly shot by the gunman on Wednesday, who fled without taking away any of his property. The politician’s elder brother also sustained gunshot wounds in the process. A security officer who attempted blowing the cover of…

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