Sunday, September 26, 2021
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...
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...
US president Donald Trump continued his funding threats to the World Health Organization, WHO; with a May 18 letter that threatened outright withdrawal of the US from the organization. The four-paged letter addressed to the WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the body had 30-days to undertake needed reforms. “I will make my temporary freeze of United States funding...
US President Donald Trump has sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, replacing him with the director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo. Thanking Mr Tillerson for his service on Twitter, Mr Trump said the new state secretary would do "a fantastic job". Mr Tillerson, a former chief executive of ExxonMobil, was only...
Barclays says its profits more than doubled in the first three months of the year, boosted by better performance across the board. Pre-tax profit for the first quarter was £1.682bn, up from £793m for the same period last year. Chief executive Jes Staley said it had been "another quarter of strong...
The British Prime Minister has called on nations to make ambitious commitments to secure the planet for the next generation as he addressed a UN Climate Action Roundtable hosted by the UN Secretary-General. Boris Johnson attended the virtual roundtable to push for action on climate change and to chart a...
The British Prime Minister has called on nations to make ambitious commitments to secure the planet for the next generation as he addressed a UN Climate Action Roundtable hosted by the UN Secretary-General. Boris Johnson attended the virtual roundtable to push for action on climate change and to chart a...
The story of U.S. leadership in the global battle against COVID-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day, the United States provides U.S. technical assistance to hospitals and labs around the world. These efforts, in turn, build on a decades-long foundation of American expertise, generosity, and...
U.S. cocoa futures have rallied more than 30 percent in 2018 so far, sharply outperforming other core U.S. commodities on signs of improving demand and forecasts for a smaller global surplus. Benchmark ICE Futures U.S. New York cocoa futures have rallied around 34 percent since the end of 2017 to...
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