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Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo elected as new chairman of ECOWAS, a regional body of 15 countries in West Africa

The President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo has been elected as the new Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), a regional political and economic union of fifteen countries located in West Africa.

Ghana to reopen international air borders from September 1

Ghana will reopen its international air borders on September 1, six months after closing them in March to curb the spread of the coronavirusSpeaking to the nation on Sunday, President Nana Akufo-Addo...

Africa’s economic transformation will not come from aid but trade says Ghanaian president

At a ceremony on Monday to commission the permanent secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo and Moussa Faki Mahamat, chairperson of the AU Commission, reiterated the importance of the...

11 human rights groups call for justice for 44 Ghanaians, 9 Nigerians, 2 Togolese, 1 Gambian and 1 Ivorian massacred in Gambia and Senegal...

The families of more than 50 Ghanaian and other West African migrants killed in Gambia and Senegal 15 years ago have yet to learn the full truth and obtain justice concerning the massacre, 11 human rights organizations said on Tuesday. Amid growing...

African Development Bank forecasts economic tumult for West Africa in 2020 amid COVID-19. Growth to shrink by 2 percent

Economic growth in West Africa, which was poised to expand by 4.0 percent in 2020, following growth of 3.6 percent in 2019, is now projected to contract by -2.0 percent in 2020, and could fall by...

President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo goes into COVID-19 self-isolation

The President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo is going into self isolation for 14 days after a person in his close circle tested positive for coronavirus, the government said in a statement on Saturday without identifying the...

Ghana to rebuild demolished building at Nigerian embassy in Accra

The government of Ghana will rebuild the demolished building belonging to the Nigerian embassy in Accra, Ghana, the Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila announced on Friday.According to...

$200 million loan disbursed to boost cocoa productivity in Ghana

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and lenders have welcomed the first disbursement of $200 million of a syndicated loan facility to boost cocoa productivity in the world’s second-largest producer.The occasion was marked by...

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana calls President Buhari, apologizes over demolition of Nigerian High Commission in Accra

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana Tuesday spoke with President Muhammadu Buhari, expressing his sincere apology for demolition of a building on the premises of Nigerian High Commission in Accra, Ghana.In a telephone...

SEE IT: Man demolishes Nigeria’s High Commission in Ghana, claims property built on his land

The Nigerian High Commission in Ghana has been destroyed. A man showed up with armed men and teared down the staff quarters of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra with a bulldozer.Reports...

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UN calls for bold action for world to recover from COVID-19

Amidst a crisis unlike any other in our lifetimes, with COVID-19 destroying lives and livelihoods across the globe, the 75th session...

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World leaders welcome launch of GCA Africa to beat climate change

The Global Center on Adaptation on Wednesday announced the launch of its regional office in Côte d’Ivoire.Hosted...

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