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21 May 2019 | 08:44 AM UTC

Ghana: Demonstration in Accra against the closure of radio stations May 21

Ghana News Alert

Protest in Accra to denounce the closure of pro-opposition radio stations May 21; further demonstrations possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/21/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/24/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Accra). COUNTRY/REGION Accra

Event

A protest is ongoing in Accra as of Tuesday, May 21, to denounce the closure of several pro-opposition radio stations. Protesters have gathered at 07:00 (local time) at the El Wak Stadium and will head to the National Communications Authority (NCA) headquarters, located near Accra's Kotoka International Airport (ACC). A heightened security presence, along with associated traffic disruptions are to be anticipated along the march route. 

Advice

Individuals present in Accra are advised to monitor development to the situation, anticipate transportation disruptions, and avoid any demonstrations as violence may flare up without notice.

 

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