Ghana President addresses Europarliament

Strasbourg 15.12.2021 President Nana Akufo-Addo called for a more equal trade relationship with Europe that would empower African countries to build their economies and move beyond development aid. The Ghana leader addressed the Members of the European Parliament at the last calendar Plenary in Strasbourg on December 14. Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo called for a…

Ghana: EU sends Observation mission

In response to an invitation by the Electoral Commission of the Republic of Ghana, the European Union (EU) will deploy an EU Election Observation Mission (EOM) to observe the general elections scheduled for 7 December 2020. (Image: Ghana, Elmina port) The EU 🇪🇺 will deploy an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to observe 🇬🇭Ghana´s general elections…

EU supports cocoa producers

Brussels, 23.09.2020 “The construction of the new industrial complex will allow the local processing of one million tons of cocoa against 650,000 tons today, the creation of jobs, the increase in State revenues and the strengthening of the economic growth of our country” Cote d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara said, at inauguration of the event. Cote…

Mali opposition demands power immediately

Mali’s military coup leaders must hand over power to a civilian transitional government immediately, the chairman of the West African regional bloc said on September 15, as a deadline expired for the ruling junta to appoint interim leaders. (Image above: social media). #Politics #EconomicCommunityofWestAfricanStates #ECOWAS ECOWAS leaders meet on Mali’s political crisis https://t.co/rMDZ7GFbQA pic.twitter.com/Anf1GL1uHW —…

Ghana President Akufo-Addo elected Chairman of ECOWAS

Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo,77, has just been elected as the new Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), at the ongoing 57th ECOWAS Summit, which is being held in Niamey, capital of Niger. #Breaking President @NAkufoAddo has just been elected as the new Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States…

Ghana: «witch camps» controversy

In Ghana an elderly woman was lynched accused of whitchcraft. She didn’t survive the beatings, but some of women who survive the ordeal are sent away or flee to places called “witch camps“. The recent murder of 90-year-old, Akua Denteh has caused an international outrage. Dentah was accused of being a “witch” by a local…

COVID19: Ghana eased restrictions

In Ghana, President Nana Akufo-Addo lifted a three-week lockdown in its two main cities, where non-essential businesses reopened. Akufo-Addo said the decision was made based on improved tracing of the disease, and to “protect the economy”. Ghana, Burkina Faso test easing of epidemic restrictions https://t.co/SJ7e4ptl5h — Reuters Africa (@ReutersAfrica) April 23, 2020 THe move to…

Plot against Ghana President

Three people were arrested in Ghana, believed to have been amassing makeshift bombs, weapons and computer equipment in a plot targeting the presidency, authorities said police foiled a suspected coup. (Image: Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo). Ghana arrests three people for plot against president https://t.co/EMysOik3OW — Reuters Africa (@ReutersAfrica) September 25, 2019 The Information Ministry announced…