Two Canadian volunteers missing in rare kidnapping in Ghana

The women were abducted in Kumasi, and security sources have suggested it was a kidnapping for ransom Two Canadian women who were volunteering with an international development organisation have been abducted in Canadas foreign ministry said it had informed the womens families and was working with local authorities. Security sources suggested this was a kidnapping for ransom. Kidnappings and violent crime towards foreigners are rare in Ghana. But earlier this year, local media quoted the president, Nana Akufo-Addo, as warning that action must be taken to make sure kidnapping doesnt become a feature of our society. In April, an Indian man was reportedly abducted, also in Kumasi, by an armed gang demanding a cash ransom. He was swiftly rescued by …