Monday, June 27, 2022

Africa

ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority meet to discuss electricity tariffs

By: Caleb Agyekum Aidoo As part of efforts to ensure the affordability of electricity tariffs in the West African Sub Region, the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority, ERERA has organized a five-day workshop in Koforidua with Communication experts in the...

Nigeria bans degrees from Ukraine

Nigeria’s Medical and Dental Council says it will not recognise degrees from Ukrainian universities obtained since the start of the country’s war with Russia. The regulator for professional health services in Nigeria will also not accept medical and dental programmes...

Togo declares state of Security emergency in the North

SOURCE: Africa News Togo's government on Monday, June 13, 2022 declared a "state of security emergency" in its northern border region to give the armed forces more flexibility to deal with the threat of jihadist attacks. Eight Togolese were killed in...

Tight security ahead of inauguration of Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

Leaders from Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Egypt have arrived in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, for the inauguration of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was also received at the Mogadishu airport by the Somali Prime Minister Mohamed...

Kenya audit finds 250,000 dead people on voters’ roll

Kenya's Electoral Agency says an ongoing audit of its voters roll has found the names of nearly 250 thousand deceased voters on the register. Nearly half a million more voters were found to have duplicate records and over 226 thousand...

WTO warns of prolonged food crisis kicked of by war in Ukraine

Head of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says the food crisis which has been kicked off by the Ukraine war could last for years without intervention. She said African countries could be hit especially hard by wheat...

ECOWAS expresses concern about moves to delay Mali’s transition to civilian rule

The West African Regional Bloc ECOWAS, says it regrets Mali’s decision to fix the length of the transition to the civilian government to two years, while negotiations are ongoing. The bloc adds that its mediator will continue talks with Malian...

ECOWAS condemns attack on worshippers at St. Francis Catholic Church in Nigeria

West Africa's regional bloc ECOWAS has condemned the attack on worshippers at a Church in South-Western Nigeria. In a statement, ECOWAS said, ''it was shocked at the incident'', and expressed sympathy with the government of Nigeria and the families of...

Dr. Ibn Chambers, Mahamadou Issoufou appointed ECOWAS mediators for Political Crisis

ECOWAS has appointed former Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou as a mediator for the political crisis in Mahamadou Issoufou and former United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa, Dr. Mohammed Ibn Chambas as the mediator for Guinea.     They...

Nigeria’s President Buhari condemns killing of worshippers at Ondo State

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned what he called the heinous killing of worshippers at the St Francis Catholic Church in Ondo State on Sunday, May, 2022. The President, in a statement said only evil persons could have conceived and...

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Paracetamol is the most abused painkiller- Dr. Nii Lante

By Seli Baisie A Physician Specialist, Dr. Nii Lante Okunka Blankson says the most commonly abused painkiller is paracetamol. This, according...

End your demonstration at 4 pm – Court to Arise Ghana group

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Her Ladyship Comfort Kwasiwor Tasiame has directed Arise Ghana organisers of the #KromAyeShe demonstration to end their public protests at 4 pm...

Ambassador Gambila of Burkina Faso cautions youth against fake promises of greener pastures abroad

Ghana’s Ambassador to Burkina Faso, Boniface Gambila has expressed worry about the youth who get deceived by unknown people to travel to Burkina Faso...

Gabby Asare Otchere Darko laments low returns from E-levy

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Gabby Asare Otchere Darko has bemoaned the low revenue returns from the much-touted Electronic Transfer Levy (E-Levy). In a series of tweets Monday,...

Eggstra-O Campaign roadshow makes a stop in Ho

By Tilda Acorlor The Project Lead of the Eggstra-O Campaign, Ndidi Fordjoe says women and children must eat eggs to grow well and healthy. She...