Monday, May 23, 2022
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...
The UK’s Minister of Armed Forces Mr James Heappey arrived in Accra for a three day visit to Ghana. Mr Heappey’s visit forms part of a short tour of the West African region.Touching down Armed Forces Minister James Heappey said:“Ghana is a vital security partner and the UK greatly...
The European Union, through the French Development Agency-Agence Francaise Development (AFD), approved a grant of €9.7 million to the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) to boost infrastructure works on GRIDCo’s Kumasi-Bolgatanga Transmission Project.The aim of the project which was initially financed with a US$174 million from AFD to GRIDCo...
Lawyer Pinto Monterio, the counsel for the Columbian businessman, Alex Saab who is wanted by the U.S authorities on charges for money laundering has disclosed that he has been denied access to his client.Alex Saab, who is said to have links with Venezuelan president, Nicolas Maduro, is under house...
 The new U.S. administration must double down on – not shy away from – engagements with African energy opportunities by facilitating U.S. private sector investment in natural gas and renewables and eschewing a return to aid-driven diplomacyOn Wednesday, U.S. President Joe Biden was sworn into office, ushering in a...
Ghana has benefited from international aid to promote economic and social development to improve the standard of living and alleviate poverty in the country. Aid funds from international donors have been used to pursue infrastructural and social projects geared toward improving the livelihoods of citizens.In 2018, the country declared...
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