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Ghana: Police kill robbers behind UK-based journalist’s death

– – Police in Ghana have killed two suspected armed robbers believed to have played a role in the death of a UK-based journalist last week. The journalist, Syed Taalay Ahmad Sahib who works with London-based MTA Television Channel was killed by armed robbers on a highway in Ghana. Syed Taalay and his colleague, Umaru Abdul Hakim were attacked by the criminals while on a mission to film documentary on places where Khalafu had stayed in Africa. They were accosted on the Tamale Kintampo highway while traveling in a Toyota…

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Ghanaian lawmaker shot dead after campaigning

– – A lawmaker in Ghana has been shot dead by persons suspected to be armed robbers in the central part of the country. Ekow Quansah Hayford who is the Member of Parliament for Mfantsiman was shot dead on Friday morning after campaigning in his constituency. He was campaigning for re-election in the upcoming Presidential and Parliamentary elections scheduled for December 7. Eyewitnesses say the MP was driving back to his community when highway robbers blocked a road to rob motorists. While the robbery was ongoing, Mr. Hayford identified himself…

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