Accra — A Ghanaian undercover journalist who helped expose corruption in African football has been shot dead in the capital, triggering widespread outrage and demands for authorities to bring his killers to justice. Ahmed Husein, 34, was gunned down as he returned to his home in the Madina area of Accra on Wednesday night. The reporter was part of a team led by award-winning journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, whose probe last year led to the resignation of the head of the Ghana Football Association and the banning of dozens of football referees and officials.

Last year Husein filed a complaint with police after a prominent lawmaker from President Nana Akufo-Addo's ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) threatened him, once calling on television for supporters to beat Hussein while showing the reporter's photograph. Police said Husein was shot in the chest and neck. Anas and his Tiger Eye production company said the gunmen fired at close range from a motorbike and he died instantly. Medi...

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