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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.

Ghana agrees to support deportation of 7,000 citizens from USA

Ghana has reached a diplomatic understanding with United States authorities to deport 7000 Ghanaians from the country. According to Accra-based radio station, Class FM, Ghana’s ambassador to the U.S., Baffour Adjei Bawuah, has come to a compromise with the U.S. government to deport undocumented Ghanaian immigrants. The ambassador who was speaking to a Class FM […]

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Cameroon: Electoral Campaign officially begins

Campaigning for Cameroon’s October 7 presidential election has officially begun last weekend in the central African nation. Nine opposition parties have failed to agree on a single candidate to face incumbent President Paul Biya who has ruled the country for 35 years and is hoping to be re-elected for a seventh time. Over the weekend, […]

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Burkina Faso’s Kaboré visits Ghana, receives highest honor

Ghana and Burkina Faso have agreed to improve their trade relations during a two-day visit of Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré in Ghana. Kaboré’s visit sought to bolster bilateral ties and explore opportunities where the two nations can collaborate for the good of their people, as well as solidify some decisions that were […]

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Nigeria’s 2019 polls: Buhari submits nomination form

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has submitted his nomination form to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to seek re-election in the 2019 general elections. Buhari submitted the form at the ruling APC National Secretariat in Abuja on Wednesday, local media reported. The party now has strong and patriotic individuals who are ready, willing and able to […]

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Kofi Annan, who redefined the UN, begins final journey

The remains of former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan arrived in Ghana from Switzerland. The body of the late Secretary General is being accompanied by his wife, Nane Maria, children and some UN officials. The government of the West African nation and the family of the late Diplomat are ready to elaborate funeral rites that […]

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Nigeria: $8.2m relief approved as massive floods continue

Nigeria has approved about $8.2 million to cater for medical and relief support for communities affected by flooding in parts of Africa’s most populous nation. The National Emergency Management Agency has received the money to respond to the looming flood disasters following a red alert issued last week by the National Hydrological Services Agency (NHISA). […]

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Angela Merkel on visit to Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is undertaking this week a tour of three West African countries, namely Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria. The Chancellor is accompanied by a large economic delegation, deputy government spokeswoman, Ulrike Demmer said ahead of her trip. “All three countries face huge challenges when it comes to economic and social development,” the spokeswoman […]

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Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea to resolve border dispute peacefully

Côte d’Ivoire will seek to resolve peacefully a border dispute with Guinea that has seen an Ivorian village occupied by Guinean soldiers. The border dispute has fueled tensions between the two West African nations for decades. Consultations to agree on the delimitation of the disputed border inherited from the colonial era, has started in Man, […]

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Beijing Summit to Boost Sino-African relations

The upcoming Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) will be an important opportunity to deepen Sino-African cooperation, officials said on Monday. The summit themed: “China and Africa: toward an even stronger community with a shared future through win-win cooperation”, will be convened in Beijing in Sept 3–4. African leaders, representatives of African […]

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Kenya: Raila Odinga is our man in 2022 poll – Minority leader

 Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga, who was at the center of the hotly contested and disputed 2017 presidential elections, will contest in the 2022 presidential elections, a senior member of his party said. Local media reported that Senator Orengo, together with other members of the opposition, confirmed Odinga’s intentions to launch a fifth bid at […]

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