Ahmed Hussein-Suale (5 December 1987 – 16 January 2019) was a Ghanaian undercover investigative journalist and an associate of fellow Ghanaian investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.[2] He died on Wednesday, 16 January 2019 when unidentified men on motorbikes shot him three times, twice in the chest and once in his neck in his vehicle.[3][4]

Ahmed Hussein-Suale
Born(1987-12-05)5 December 1987[1]
Died16 January 2019(2019-01-16) (aged 31)
Accra, Ghana

Notable investigative works Edit

Ahmed was a member of investigative firm Tiger Eye Private Investigations which investigated corruption in the Ghana Football Association named Number 12 which led to the removal of office and a lifetime ban of its President Kwesi Nyantakyi.[5] In response, Kennedy Agyapong – a Ghanaian member of parliament – called for retaliation against Hussein-Suale.[3]

He was also part of an investigative journalism piece in collaboration with the BBC into human body parts sold for ritual magic in Malawi.[6]

Assassination Edit

Ahmed was murdered on 16 January 2019 in his vehicle by two unidentified men on motorbikes.[7] He was shot twice in the chest and once in the neck.[8]

On 16 January 2020, a renowned international journalist, Guillaume Perrier published findings of a private investigation into the murder of Ahmed Hussein Suale as part of Forbidden Stories. He alleges that the Ghana Police Service failed to follow up on a key lead.[9][10]

References Edit

  1. ^ graphic.com.gh. "Ahmed Hussein-Suale feared for his life â€" Report". Graphic Online. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Anas' key partner shot dead". www.myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Football bribes investigator shot dead". 17 January 2019. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  4. ^ Gunter, Joel (30 January 2019). "Murder in Accra: The life and death of Ahmed Hussein-Suale". BBC News.
  5. ^ "Anas finally speaks on what triggered Number 12". www.ghanaweb.com. 12 November 2018. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Malawi's Human Harvest". 3 September 2018. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  7. ^ Yeboah, Isaac. "Anas' partner Ahmed Hussein-Suale shot dead". Graphic Online. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  8. ^ "Police launch investigation into murder of Ahmed Suale". www.ghanaweb.com. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  9. ^ Perrier, Guillaume (16 January 2020). "Football in Ghana: an off-limits investigation". Forbidden Stories. Retrieved 2 December 2020.
  10. ^ "Police allegedly failed to look into 'Nyantakyi's death threats on Ahmed Suale' - MyJoyOnline.com". www.myjoyonline.com. Archived from the original on 16 January 2020.

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