Monday, October 25, 2021
The Supplementary Act A/SA.01/06/20 amending the protocol A/P1/6/82 on the establishment of an ECOWAS Brown Card relating to motor vehicle third-party liability insurance has been approved and signed by the Authority of Heads of States at the just-ended fifty-ninth ordinary session of the Authority of Heads of States and...
…urges diasporans to take advantage of opportunities Secretary-General of the AfCFTA, Wamkele Mene, has said commencement of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has spurred global investment attention on the continent, and has called on Africans in the diaspora to position themselves to benefit from the opportunity as well as...
On June 11th, Graphic online published an article by BBC that, according to a report by Amnesty International released on June 9th, China is committing crimes against humanity in Xinjiang by creating “a dystopian hellscape on a staggering scale”. Such accusation is an outright lie. The fact is that...
Introduction to the last piece—well, for now. I understand the reservations a person may have about the Diaspora. Any reservation a person may have about this whole ‘Diaspora for nation and continent building’ thing is very well understood. For a people who have spent centuries in bondage and having been...
The COVID-19 pandemic has dragged African economies into a fall of about 1.4% in GDP, with smaller economies facing contraction of up to 7.8%. This has forced many already poor and heavily indebted countries to further borrow from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) just to survive the pandemic. In...
The European Union Commission has announced that the country will be taken off the list of countries that are deficient in the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing, a statement from the communication directorate of the Presidency has said. This follows a meeting between President Akufo-Addo and the President of the...
 Cocoa farmers across Ivory Coast - the world's biggest producer of the key ingredient for chocolate - are down in the dumps after prices for their commodity fell for the second year running. Not so in M'Brimbo - a village in central Ivory Coast that 11 years ago became a...
In a speech to the CYBERUK conference today British Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab announced that the UK is spending almost £3 million to help INTERPOL set up a new team that will fight cybercrime in Africa. The new INTERPOL desk will work across Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Rwanda, creating...
The Secretary-General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Wamkele Mene, has urged the 37 countries which have ratified the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement to resort to the dispute settlement body that has been set up to address any challenge they might face. He has also asked...
The burgeoning interest of the Chinese in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has not escaped the lens of global watchdogs, and has become an area of both apprehension and admiration depending on the context. To some, the Chinese are a threat and a competition, while to others they are a unique model...
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