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Emmanuel Vitus Agbenonwossi is a West-Africa-based bilingual [French and English] journalist specialized in economic and political issues. With a Master’s Degree in Communication studies and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, his interests are new media and digital journalism.

Togo to join Commonwealth despite poor standards of democracy

The Commonwealth officials have completed a 4-day visit to Togo, as the West African tiny nation plans to join the organization as a member state, the Foreign Affairs Minister Robert Dussey said on Tuesday. According to Robert Dussey, Commonwealth officials are unfamiliar with the functioning of Francophone countries and they need to understand, analyze to […]

Ghana welcomes 70 deportees from USA

Seventy Ghanaian immigrants deported from the United States for visa-related offences arrived in Accra’s Kotoka International Airport on Wednesday. The all-male deportees arrived in handcuffs before they were handed over to local authorities. Speaking to reporters gathered at the airport, some of the deportees said they were handcuffed and sent to prison for eighteen months […]

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Morocco’s Ciments de l’Afrique opens new cement plant in Chad

The Moroccan cement giant Ciments de l’Afrique group (CIMAF) has officially inaugurated a new cement plant in Chad this week as the group, led by the Moroccan Businessman Anas Séfrioui, continues its expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa. This new unit, located in the Lamadji district at the northern exit of the Chadian capital N’djamena, will start […]

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Ghana: Cocoa Board debt reaches $2.2 billion

Ghana’s cocoa board this weekend said it has accumulated $2.2 billion in debt after the nation missed its production target in the previous season. The West African nation, the second-largest producing country in the world, targets to raise production to 1 million tons by 2020, from the current annual output of 800,000 tons. According to […]

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Ghana imports $2.2 billion agricultural foods yearly

Ghana imports about 2.2 billion dollars agricultural foods yearly, the country’s Investment Promotion Center (GIPC), said on Tuesday. According to the CEO of the GIPC, Mr. Yofi Grant, the move is unacceptable as most of the foods imported in the country could have easily been produced in the West-African nation. Speaking to reporters in the […]

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Senegal to launch a new carrier in Q4 2017

After the bankruptcy of Senegal Air Lines, a new company, Air Senegal SA, will start operations later this year, officials said on Monday. Air Senegal SA will launch its activities on December 7 at the opening of Blaise Diagne international airport. “Our national airline is going to be the first that will roll on the […]

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Ghana: outcry as top army captain is mistakenly lynched

The horrific lynching of a Ghanaian Army’s Captain by a mob in the Central Region of the West African nation has provoked an outcry across the country. Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama was mistakenly lynched and his body burnt by a mob at dawn on Monday in a town called Denkyira Obuasi located in the country’s […]

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Kenya: campaigns officially kick off for August vote

The official campaigns for Kenya’s presidential and general elections kicked off last weekend in the East African nation. Kenyans go to the polls on August 8 to elect a president, lawmakers and local officials. Besides the outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta who is seeking a second term, at least eight other candidates are vying for the […]

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Trump pledges $300 million to fight famine in Africa, Yemen

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday, pledged to disburse more than $300 million to help prevent famine in Yemen and several countries in Africa. Trump who was meeting Pope Francis for the first time, said he had “renewed” the US “commitment to fighting global famine”, with the United Nations warning that about 20 million […]

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Rwanda: Nude photos of female presidential candidate leaked

Social media in Rwanda was flooded this week with nude pictures believed to be Diane Shima Rwigara, a 35-year-old businesswoman who announced her intention to contest for the top job in the East-African nation. The photos, which are currently making rounds on several media platforms, show Ms Rwigara completely naked and striking poses in different […]

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