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You have been a Loyal Servant; we will Support and Reward you – Kpandai Chiefs to Bawumia


The Chiefs and people of the Nchumuru and Nawuri Traditional Areas in the Kpandai District have hailed the vision and proposed policies being touted by NPP flag bearer Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, saying his contribution to the design and implementation of transformational initiatives such as the Free SHS, Agenda 111 One District One Factory is evidence of a good leader.

They have therefore urged him to market his vision to Ghanaians, pledging to show him “in due course” their appreciation of his desire to ensure a rapid and holistic development of the country leveraging on the brains and skills of Ghanaians.

The sons and daughters of Kpandai pledged their support to Dr Mahamudu Bawumia in a joint address read on behalf of all the ethnic groups in Kpandai District by Nana Bayimgne II and Nana Abuga-Aba l, Paramount chiefs of Nchumuru and Nawuri Traditional Areas respectively on Thursday July 12, 2024 when the NPP flag bearer engaged key stakeholders in the Kpandai constituency on the third day of his constituency-focused nationwide campaign.

“Your Excellency, the people of Kpandai are proud of you for the role you played as Vice President in helping His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo through policies implemented by your government that addressed inequalities in the country.

“Your administration has demonstrated to the people of Kpandai that equity is a hallmark to you. Your mandate as a Vice President brought significant development in the district,” the Chiefs noted.

Extolling the admirable character traits of Dr Bawumia, the chiefs encouraged the NPP flag bearer to “Continue to be whom we know you to be. Your humility will send you far. Concentrate on your seventy-point vision for the country.

“Dr Digitalization, once again we wish to assure you that we as a people will in due course demonstrate that Breaking the 8 is possible.”

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of The Presidency, Republic of Ghana.

Seychelles participates in the 26th Ordinary Meeting of the Ministerial Committee of the Organ


Seychelles participated in the 26th Ordinary Meeting of the Ministerial Committee of the Organ (MCO) on Politics, Defence, and Security Cooperation, held from 11 to 12 July 2024 in Lusaka, Zambia.

Ambassador Claude Morel, based in South Africa and serving as the Permanent Representative to SADC, led the Seychelles delegation. He was accompanied by Ms. Trisha Hoareau, Third Secretary at the Foreign Affairs Department.

The discussions during the meeting primarily focused on peace and security, as critical factors in fostering a conducive environment for regional cooperation and integration.

Seychelles informed the MCO that it had nominated Ambassador Joseph Nourrice, former Deputy Executive Secretary of SADC, as its representative to the SADC Electoral Advisory Council (SEAC).

Furthermore, the Government of Seychelles requested support for the candidacy of Mr. Vincent Meriton, former Vice-President of the Republic of Seychelles, for the position of Chairperson of the African Union Commission for the period of 2025-2029. The candidacy received the endorsement of the SADC region and member states were requested to support it during the 38th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union in February 2025 in Addis Ababa.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism – Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles.

Morocco: His Majesty (HM) The King Congratulates São Tomé And Principe’s President on National Day


HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of congratulations to the President of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Principe, Carlos Vila Nova, on his country’s national day.

In this message, HM the King expresses His warmest congratulations to Mr. Carlos Vila Nova and His best wishes for further progress and prosperity to the people of São Tomé and Principe.

The Sovereign takes this opportunity to commend the relations based on close friendship and fruitful cooperation between the two countries, reiterating His determination to continue working with President Vila Nova to strengthen bilateral relations in all sectors of common interest, for the mutual benefit of the two peoples.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Kingdom of Morocco – Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates.

Kenya: Changes in Security Agencies


President William Ruto has accepted the resignation of Inspector General of the National Police Service, Japheth Koome.

The President expressed his gratitude to Mr. Koome for the service he has rendered to the nation and extended his best wishes in his future endeavours.

In his place, President Ruto appointed Mr. Douglas Kanja as the acting Inspector-General of the National Police Service.

Mr. Kanja is currently the Deputy Inspector General of the Kenya Police Service.

He will serve in an acting capacity pending the nomination, parliamentary approval, and appointment of the next Inspector-General.

The President also appointed Mr. Patrick Mwiti Arandu as the Commissioner General of Prisons.

Mr. Arandu takes over from Brigadier (Rtd) John Warioba, who is proceeding on terminal leave pending the end of his tenure of office.

The President also redeployed Mr. Noor Gabow within the Public Service.

Mr. Eliud Lagat was appointed acting Deputy Inspector General of the Kenya Police Service, and Mr. James Kamau was appointed acting Deputy Inspector General of the Administration Police Service.

Other senior appointments include Mr. Ranson Lolmodooni, who was appointed Commandant, General Service Unit (GSU), while Mr. Gilbert Masengeli was appointed Commandant, Administration Police Training College (APTC), Embakasi.

Mr. William Yiampoy is the new Director of Operations, Police Headquarters, and Mr. Kainga Mathiu is the new Commandant, National Police Leadership Academy (NPSA), Ngong.

The changes take effect immediately.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of President of the Republic of Kenya.