Wednesday, February 1, 2023
  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...
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...
The ferocity of the 2020 presidential election in the United States is not about Donald Trump per se, but about what he represents: the racist structures of power that have persisted in America for centuries, though sometimes in mutated form. The long history of America’s state-sponsored racism will draw...
“The American president was the quintessential repository of stately virtue, democracy, legitimacy, wealth, elegance, majesty and freedom! Like the women of Jerusalem who cast down their garments on the highways for Christ’s motorcade, American presidents before Trump enjoyed such audacity of praise that even the angels coveted!” Since 1788 when...
Ending the US-China trade war will be nothing compared to the experience of her mother being kidnapped, according to one of the frontrunners to lead the World Trade Organization. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, 66, said the reforms she spearheaded as Nigerian finance minister led to her octogenarian mother Kamene Okonjo being abducted...
Since World War II, the global economy has performed beyond the wildest dreams of its post-war architects, yielding unprecedented gains in health, education, living standards, poverty reduction, and wealth. Central to this success was the growth and liberalization of international trade, which was made possible with US leadership in...
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