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New York: Predictable and sustainable financing key to winning battle against terrorism

By Edward Nyarko “Africa today carries the largest share of the international peace and security burden, which in fact should be a global responsibility,” says Ghana's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey. She added, “unless...

African Ladies pledge to champion empowerment of women on Continent

By Oforiwa Darko African First Ladies have met on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly in New York, to discuss the strategic focus of the organisation for the next two years. African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD) has...

Africa needs stronger influence on global economic order – President Akufo-Addo

SOURCE: GNA President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday September 21 ,2022 advocated for a more inclusive and effective global financial system that meets Africa’s liquidity and debt sustainability needs. Addressing the 77th annual high-level debate of the United Nations General...

Gabon opposition leader under house arrest

The Gabonese opposition leader, Guy Nzouba-Ndama, has been placed under house arrest five days after he was detained at the Congolese border with suitcases packed with about $2 million (£1.8 million). His arrest was filmed and the opening of the...

President Akufo-Addo addresses Transformation Education Summit in New York

By Edward Nyarko The Transforming Education Summit was held on the sidelines of the 77th UN General Assembly in response to a global crisis in education. This includes one of equity and inclusion, quality and relevance. Often slow and unseen, this...

UN Assembly: Sall wants AU granted seat at G20

From rising prices to a warming planet and deadly conflicts, the global state of affair is dire. Speaking Tuesday at the 77th Session of the UN’s General Assembly, Macky Sall, the Senegalese President and Chairperson of the African Union...

Nigeria clears 18 candidates for presidency

SOURCE: BBC NEWS Nigeria’s electoral commission has cleared 18 candidates to contest the presidential election scheduled for February next year. In a list published on Tuesday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) noted that 18 parties had fielded presidential candidates and...

South African singer ‘wins’ John Legend’s challenge

A spellbinding performance by a South African musician has got the attention of R&B singer John Legend after he challenged musicians to record a verse for his latest song. Mthandazo Gatya added "an African touch" as he called it, to...

Redefine interests of Africans – Historian Yaw Anokye Fimpong tells Leaders

A Lawyer and Historian, Yaw Anokye Frimpong has urged African Leaders to use the death of Queen Elizabeth to redefine the interest of the Continent. He said this will help put the Continent where it must be and improve the...

African Leaders must emulate the ”peoples interest” character of Queen Elizabeth II- Dr Ken Ahorsu

A Senior Research Fellow at Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy, Dr Ken Ahorsu, said Queen Elizabeth II was brilliant and vocative and never deviated from ensuring that she served the interest of Britain at all times. He said...

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Western Region loses another Imam

By Marie Aziz Tunde The demise of the Western Regional Imam, Alhaji Sanni Abdullah Bawa, has been reported. The sad event...

Ghana’s Legendary Bronze Medalist, Prince Amartey, dies aged 78

By Tilda Acorlor. Ghana's boxer and Bronze Medalist at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Prince Amartey, has passed on at age 78. He died on...

New York: Predictable and sustainable financing key to winning battle against terrorism

By Edward Nyarko “Africa today carries the largest share of the international peace and security burden, which in fact should be a global responsibility,” says...

Fitch downgrades Ghana from ‘CCC’ to ‘CC’

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Ghana’s Long-Term Local- and Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to ‘CC’, from ‘CCC’. Fitch typically does not assign Outlooks to issuers...

Ghana suffered 3-0 defeat to Brazil in pre-World Cup friendly

Ghana suffered a 3-0 defeat in the hands of five-time world champions Brazil during a friendly match at the Stade Oceane in Le Havre,...