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Ghana: Country’s economy fell by 3% due to Covid 19

It is a sad first in 37 years: Ghana’s economy fell by 3% in the second quarter of 2020, hard hit by the restrictive measures put in place to contain the Covid-19 epidemic. A country known for its stability and its important exports of gold, oil and cocoa, Ghana saw its economy contract by 3.2% […]

Ghana-Nigeria: Towards a new diplomatic scramble

Nigeria reacted after the release of a video showing Ghanaian law enforcement forces forcibly closing the shop of a Nigerian merchant in the capital, Accra. Nigerian shopkeepers are complaining about new controls by the Ghanaian authorities. This episode is a reminder that tensions are recurrent between the two largest economies of ECOWAS. The video at […]

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ECOWAS calls for extraordinary summit on July 27 over political crisis in Mali

The mission of the five West African Heads of State led by the current President of ECOWAS, Mahamadou Issoufou, ended on Thursday evening, 23 July. If the latter does not “despair” of finding a compromise, for the opposition, the lines have not changed. ECOWAS has renewed its support for President IBK. First to land in […]

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Thirty-four people arrested in Canary Islands for shipping hazardous waste to Africa

The Spanish Civil Guard arrested 34 people in the Canary Islands, Gran Canaria and Tenerife for involvement in shipping hazardous waste to Africa. These people are involved in the illegal trafficking of discarded electrical and electronic equipment to several African countries, including Senegal, Ghana, Gambia, Togo, Benin, Guinea, Sierra Leone and, above all, Nigeria. Between […]

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Covid 19: South Africa has passed the hundred thousand cases

South Africa has passed the 100,000 mark for coronavirus cases, with the number of deaths now approaching 2,000, the authorities announced Monday. The country accounts for more than half of all coronavirus infections in sub-Saharan Africa. The South African Department of Health announced in a statement on Monday June 23 that the country now has […]

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Nigeria holds Ghanaian authorities accountable for demolition of diplomatic building in Accra

Nigeria holds Ghana to account after the demolition of its High Commissioner’s residence in Accra. In a tweet published on Sunday 21 June, Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama said that “unknown persons” destroyed the diplomatic building with a bulldozer on Friday, June 19. Ghanaian authorities say that the situation is under control and that an […]

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Covid-19: Senegal wants to avoid stigmatization

In the last two days, the number of deaths related to Covid-19 has been 10, including 6 new deaths in 24 hours, bringing to 70 the number of deaths recorded since the beginning of the epidemic in the country. In addition, 74 new cases have been added to this list. In addition, the health authorities […]

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African football mobilized against the virus

The Confederation of African Football has issued a challenge to the glories of continental football. The campaign entitled “Stay Safe for Africa” uses the word #19KickupsAgainstCovid19 on social networks. It invites African football legends to record videos of them performing 19 juggles. Ahmed Hassan (Egypt), Perpetua Nkwocha (Nigeria), Joseph Yobo (Nigeria), Karim Haggui (Tunisia) and […]

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More than five hundred new cases of Covid-19 in a single plant in Tema-Ghana

In Ghana, more than 500 new cases of coronavirus were detected in a single plant in Tema, on the Atlantic coast. A single worker was enough to infect them all, according to Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo, who on 10 May extended the ban on gatherings until the end of the month. The cases were detected […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic update in Africa

Africa had 54 027 confirmed cases of Coronavirus as of Friday, May 8. Covid-19 has already claimed the lives of 2 074people on the continent, according to the African Union Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. South Africa and Egypt are the two most affected countries, with 8 232 and 7 981cases respectively. They are […]

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