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14 mars 2019 | 18h17 UTC

Ghana: Student protest turns violent in Winneba March 14

Ghana Alerte de sécurité

Student protesters damage university buildings, block roads in Winneba March 14; further protests possible over the coming days and weeks

TIMEFRAME expected from 14/3/2019, 12h00 until 21/3/2019, 11h59 (Africa/Accra). COUNTRY/REGION University of Education, Winneba (North campus)

Event

Student protests at the University of Education, Winneba (North campus) in Central region continue as of Thursday, March 14, to denounce the perceived unjustified dismissal of a number of senior staff by the school's vice chancellor. Protesters reportedly damaged buildings and vehicles, and erected makeshift barricades on area roads. According to local reports, police fired live rounds to disperse protesters and at least ten people were wounded in the unrest. The university closed indefinitely on Thursday following a third day of student protests. A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected at the university over the coming days and weeks. Further clashes between protesters and security forces cannot be ruled out.

Advice

Individuals in Winneba are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate traffic disruptions, including road closures and increased congestion, avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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