Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Russian diplomats at the Foreign Ministry have been stepping efforts to get first-hand blistering information on the Russia-Ukraine crisis, its primary causes and implications to African governments. On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a special military operation after both the Federation Council and the State Duma (legislative chambers)...
The U.S. Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken has commended Ghana for her efforts in global and regional security while deepening economic ties for post-COVID-19 recovery and growth. Mr. Blinken, who was together with the Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, Ms Molly Phee met with Ghana’s Vice President Dr....
The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has left Ghana for the United States of America, to attend a United Nations (UN) Security Council Meeting. He is expected to deliver a statement during the Open Debate of the UN Security Council on behalf of the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Ghana was...
Russia’s VTB Capital and Credit Suisse have agreed to pay fines to the United States and British authorities for their role in a business fraud, which has been known as the “hidden debts” scandal since 2013 in Maputo, Mozambique. According to reports, after the final ruling on the case the...
On the night of 15 July 2016, the coup attempt of the Fetullahist Terrorist Organisation (FETO) was stopped by the bravery of the people of Turkey and their unwavering dedication to democracy.  It was a night of terror under the wrath of helicopter gunships, tanks and F-16 jets. The...
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...
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...
Ghana has enjoyed a truly special relationship with the state of Israel since its independence in 1957, grounded in a shared commitment to trade, security, education, culture and sports. It is a relationship that has withstood the test of time having survived many years of diplomatic twists and turns. In...
Back when states regularly used armed forces to compel others into compliance or dependence, sovereignty was primarily a geographic and military concept. But the term has more recently taken on an added dimension. The COVID-19 pandemic, for example, revealed the West’s dependence on China for supplies of face masks and...
President Joe Biden’s announcement that the US will have enough COVID-19 vaccines for every American by the end of May has contributed to a rising tide of optimism about the country’s economic prospects this year. This, and other good reasons to be hopeful about the economy, opens a valuable...
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