Thursday, September 16, 2021
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 diplomacy On 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...
The coronavirus continues to redefine everyday life across the world, including continental Africa. It is affecting the flow of money into many countries, the effect of the travel bans and this shows the relationship between the African diaspora and their homelands. COVID-19 prevention and mitigation measures such as social distancing,...
The United States Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie S. Sullivan, has applauded Ghana on the country's successful elections on December 7, 2020, while congratulating the President elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on his re-election. She acknowledged that the elections were conducted in a free, fair, and peaceful manner while protecting the...
With Donald Trump and the Republican establishment refusing to accept defeat in the face of a clear election result, democracy in the United States is under unprecedented attack. If Americans had confidence in their democratic institutions, there would be little reason for concern. Trump’s behavior could be dismissed as...
The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) programme by the United States government is providing refreshing new opportunities for growth for female entrepreneurs across the globe, as some 48 female entrepreneurs graduate from the programme. AWE is a part of the U.S. Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, a whole-of-government effort...
The United States Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie S. Sullivan, has joined dignitaries across the globe to console the people of Ghana and family of the former President Jerry John Rawlings on his death. A statement issued by the American Embassy in Ghana to the press on behalf of the government...
The world of extreme sports has received good news in recent weeks, with the United States confirming the schedule for World Cup freestyle skiing and snowboarding events this (Northern Hemisphere) winter, although the Alpine Skiing World Cup will not have its usual North American events. Viewers on DStv can enjoy...
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