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  • June 21, 2024

Business:Delegates announce $1.2 billion in funding to produce vaccines in Africa

World leaders, health groups, and pharmaceutical firms announced $1.2 billion in funding to produce vaccines in Africa, at the Global Forum for Vaccine Sovereignty and Innovation in Paris on Thursday. The …

UK Sunak’s bodyguard arrested for election bet

One of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s bodyguards has been arrested following alleged bets on the date of Britain’s national elections, made before they were announced, authorities said Wednesday. The Metropolitan Police …

Business:Niger revokes French company’s operating licence at major uranium mine

Niger’s military government has revoked the operating licence of French nuclear fuel producer, Orano, at one of the world’s biggest uranium mines, the company said on Thursday. The decision has highlighted …

UK Foreign Minister in Ghana for Regional Tour

The UK’s Foreign Secretary James Cleverly arrived in Ghana on Monday for the start of a four-day visit of three African countries focused on strengthening “future-focused, mutually beneficial” partnerships. In a …

U.S. Vice President visits Ghana’s president, promises aid, investments

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday praised Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo for his “democratic principles” during a visit with the West African leader, who’s facing rising discontent over inflation and …

UNESCO settles jollof rice war between Ghana, Senegal and Nigeria

UNESCO has settled a long-standing jollof rice dispute involving Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal and Cameroon, after declaring Senegal king of the famous West African delicacy in January this year. The Senegalese Jollof, …

Exposed:Ghana Auditor General reveals violations in use of Covid 19 funds

After Senegal, Ghana is the latest African country where officials have been called out for misappropriating or mismanaging funds dedicated to fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. The Ghana audit service report on …

4 sentenced to jail for kidnapping Canadians in Ghana

Four men have each been sentenced to 10 years in prison in Ghana for kidnapping two Canadian volunteers in the West African country several years ago, Ghana’s state media reported. The …

Stop “Begging” Ghana’s president Akufo Addo urges Africa

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has urged African countries to stop “begging” from the West in order to earn global respect and change poor perceptions about the continent. “If we stop being …

Six civilians killed in attack near Ghana and Togo

Six civilians, including four teachers, were killed Sunday in an attack by suspected jihadists in Bittou, a town in Burkina Faso near the Ghana-Togo border, security and local sources said on …

Ghana reduces e-levy rate to 1% – 2023 budget

Ghana is set to reduce the rate of the controversial Electronic Transfer Levy to 1 percent from 1.5 percent. As part of the review of the e-levy act, however, the GHS …

Business:Ghana’s finance minister ‘truly sorry’ for economic crisis

Ghana’s finance minister said on Friday that he was “truly sorry” for the country’s economic hardship but defended himself against accusations that he is unfit for the job. Kenneth Ofori-Atta faced …

Twitter fires staff at its only Africa office in Ghana

In less than two weeks since Elon Musk took over the Twitter company, there are already concerns that the company is choosing to ignore key risks in its biggest international growth …