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President Akufo-Addo rallies support for global action against terrorism at UN 

By Rebecca Ekpe President Akufo-Addo speaking at the 77th Session Of The United Nations’ General Assembly in New York has described the current terrorist threats and political destabilization on the African Continent as a global issue that needs urgent global...

ECOWAS condemns violence in parts of Sierra Leone as curfew is imposed

Leaders of the West African regional bloc ECOWAS have condemned the violence that erupted in various parts of Sierra Leone on Wednesday. Sierra Leoneans have been rallying against the high cost of living, corruption and police brutality. There are demands for...

Guinea-Bissau’s President Embaló elected ECOWAS Chairman

By: Bright NtramahThe President of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embaló, has been elected as ECOWAS Chairman. He takes over from President Nana Akufo-Addo who has served for two terms since 2020. This was announced at the end of the 61st ordinary...

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...

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...

ECOWAS Summit: Political situation in Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso high on the agenda

ECOWAS leaders are meeting in Accra for the 6th extraordinary session of the authority of Heads of State and government summit. High on the agenda is the political situation in Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso, three countries under military...

ECOWAS to meet on political situations in Mali, Burkina Faso and Guinea

SOURCE: GNA The Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will hold an Extraordinary Summit on the political situations in Mali, Guinea, and Burkina Faso.The Summit will hold in Accra, on...

ECOWAS Health Ministers converge on Accra to strategize against future pandemics

By Roslyn Ganyaglo and Antionette Abbah Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang Manu has called on fellow Health Ministers in West African to take crucial steps to improve health systems in their respective countries. This must be done through the implementation...

ECOWAS members discuss ways to attain regional stability

  Ambassadors of ECOWAS countries are charting a way forward for the sub-region to have stability, peace and security. The intensified cooperation was reinforced at the thematic briefing session with Ambassadors of Member States’ in Abuja, Nigeria. Speaking on the theme:...

Ghana to host maiden external Community Court Justice of ECOWAS next week

By Roslyn Gayaglo Ghana will for the first time host the external court session of the Community Court of Justice, (CCJ) ECOWAS, since its introduction in March 2007 in Mali. Sixty pending cases have been listed for the session and...

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Why Morocco is a powerhouse in Karate-Do in Africa

SOURCE: GNA The Kingdom of Morocco is not only making strides in football but in sports in general following their...

Say No To Female Genital Mutilation

By: Rachel Kakraba February 6, 2023 marks the 12th anniversary of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, FGM. The day which was...

Beyonce breaks record for most career wins at Grammy Awards; Harry Styles wins best album

Pop superstar Beyonce broke the record for most career wins at the Grammy awards on Sunday February 6, 2023, but lost again in the...

National Tenants Union of Ghana raise questions with National Rental Assistance Scheme

By: Michael Ahinsah The Secretary-General for National Tenants Union of Ghana (NATUG), Mr. Frederick Opoku, has berated the government for its inability to build more...

Melcom rejects non-compliance claims over e-VAT

The country’s largest retail outlet, Melcom, has stated that it is fully compliant and cooperative with the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). Melcom said with the...