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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.

Ex-Ghana president Mahama wins Africa leadership award

Ghana former President John Dramani Mahama is in South Africa to receive an award for his political leadership and deliver keynote address at the African Leadership Magazine (ALM) Person of the Year Awards Program in Johannesburg. President Mahama who was defeated last December by long-time opposition leader, is expected to be decorated with the African […]

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UK to deepen ties with Ghana – Foreign Secretary

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Wednesday lauded the contribution of Ghanaians to the success of the UK as he visited the west-African nation. After he held talks with Ghana’s president at the flagstaff House in the Capital city, Accra, Johnson said they are fortunate beneficiaries of many Ghanaians who contributed massively to the UK […]

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First black man to win an Olympic medal in football dies at 71

Celebrated coach and the first black man to win an Olympic medal in football when he led Ghana’s U23 team to pick bronze at the 1992 Games in Barcelona, died on Sunday, the family said. Sam Arday was one of the most successful coaches at any age level for Ghana, guiding the under -17 team, […]

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Angolan Separatist Rebels to Boycott Upcoming Election

Angolan rebels on Tuesday called on the country’s oil region to boycott the elections scheduled for August. The separatist rebels of the Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda (FLEC) said it would not participate in a “foreign” election. “The FLEC does not accept the permanence of a foreign power on our territory, […]

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Ghana’s Nuclear Energy Efforts Commended by IAEA

Experts of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and of the Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) on Monday commended Ghana for its preparation so far for nuclear energy. “Ghana has established effective mechanisms to involve a wide and comprehensive range of national stakeholders in the relevant activities,” the experts indicated after an eight-day peer review […]

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Ghana: Akufo-Addo Sworn in, Pledges to Cut Taxes, Boost Economy

By Emmanuel Agbenonwossi,   Accra-Ghana Thousands of people gathered in Accra’s Independence Square this weekend to witness the swearing-in of the newly elected president Akufo-Addo as president and Mahamudu Bawumia as vice-president of the West–African nation. The duo defeated incumbent John Dramani Mahama in peaceful elections last month, a rare peaceful transfer of power in a […]

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Ghana’s GDP Inches to 4% in 2016 Q3 Despite Economic Hurdles

Ghana’s provisional GDP for the 3rd quarter of 2016 grew by 4 percent compared to 3.5 percent in the same period of 2015. According to the Ghana Statistical Service, Agriculture recorded a year on year quarterly growth of 2.3 percent. The livestock sub-sector recorded the highest year-on-year growth rate of 5.6% while the fishing sub-sector […]

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Africa’s First Drone Testing Air Corridor in Malawi

The first air corridor for drones in Africa has been tested in Malawi for about a month with a focus on humanitarian and development use. It will run for a maximum distance of 40 km and become fully operational by April 2017, officials said. The corridor is designed to provide a controlled platform for the […]

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Ghana: Akufo-Addo Promises ‘No Witch-Hunt’ against Former Regime

Ghana’s president-elect Akufo-Addo on Monday said that his government will set up a special prosecutor’s office to fight corruption in the West African nation. Speaking to the BBC, Akufo-Addo said he did not want to give an impression that he was carrying out a “witch-hunt” against his rivals. “As a matter of principle, we have […]

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Trump to Deport Illegal Ghanaian Immigrants- Ambassador

The United States ambassador to Ghana, Robert P. Jackson, in an exclusive interview on Wednesday, said Ghanaians who have overstayed their visas in the United States must be concerned because the new Trump administration will ask them to “depart.” He made the statement few minutes after Donald Trump emerged winner of the U.S. election. “One […]

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