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Coronavirus: France set for second national lockdown – Macron

French President, Emmanuel Macron has announced a second national lockdown for at least the whole of November.  Mr Macron said under the new measures, starting on Friday, people will only be allowed to leave home for essential work or medical reasons. Non-essential businesses, such as restaurants and bars, will close, but schools and factories will remain open. Covid daily deaths …

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US holds up announcement of Okonjo-Iweala as WTO boss

The United States is holding up the official announcement of Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the new boss of the World Trade Organisation. On Wednesday Okonjo-Iweala secured majority of votes to become the first African to head the World Trade Organization. Member countries in the European Union and ECOWAS all endorsed her candidacy. Okonjo-Iweala who was the only African left in the race beat South …

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COVID-19 management: Ghana adjudged one of best three in the world – Ofori-Atta

Ghana has been adjudged one of the best countries that have effectively managed the COVID-19 crisis, the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has said. Presenting a budget to cater for the first quarter of 2021 in Parliament today, 28th October 2020, the Minister explained that an increase in business and consumer confidence was a sign of the government’s efficient management of the …

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82 shortlisted for 2nd Ghana Cocoa Awards

From a total of 155 entries received for the 2020 edition of the annual Ghana Cocoa Awards, 82 nominees have been shortlisted for the 2nd Networking and Awards Gala Night on 14th November 2020 at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City, Accra Ghana. The eminent Advisory and Awarding Board, chaired by Professor Emmanuel Ohene Afoakwa, is presently assessing the finalist entries to deliver …

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[VIDEO] Partey leads praise and worship as part of Arsenal initiation

The Spirit of the Lord came down at Premier League side, Arsenal’s team dinner on Saturday, when Thomas Partey decided to lead a praise and worship session as part of his initiation. New Arsenal signings, per team tradition, are required to sing a song of their choice in front of their teammates. Ghana international, Partey, who joined from Atletico Madrid …

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Cameroon: Seventh child dies after shooting attack on school

A 12-year-old girl died on Sunday from wounds sustained when gunmen stormed a school in the South West Region of Cameroon on Saturday and opened fire on the children, taking the death toll to seven with 12 injured. The attack on the school, in the region where separatist insurgents have been battling government forces since 2017, has drawn widespread condemnation and is …

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Opposition in Seychelles wins presidential poll after 43 years

The opposition in the Seychelles has won the country’s presidential election for the first time since 1977. Wavel Ramkalawan, an Anglican priest defeated incumbent President Danny Faure who has been in power since 2016 by 54.9% to 43.5%. Seychelles is a former British colony which became independent in 1976. President Faure’s United Party seized power in a coup in 1977 …

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New music alert: “A CRY FROM AFRICA”

A CRY FROM AFRICA

The delivery of ‘A Cry From Africa’ is a phenomenal physical interpretation of the power of Africans uniting to deliver a common purpose. Breaking through COVID-19 barriers, to achieve the outcome this project was coordinated by producer and artists digitally cross countries. Gustav Smythe a seasoned producer and musician based in Zimbabwe, deeply moved by events leading to highly publicized …

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Key observations about AFCFTA and AFCFTA secretariat

Ghana handed over the AFcfta secretariat building to the African union commission couple of months ago at a colourful ceremony which received the president of Ghana, his Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo, chairperson of African union commission, Secretary General Afcfta secretariat The Rules of Origin The African continental free trade cannot be operational without the RoO ready. As at …

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Ghana is ready for AfCFTA – Trade Minister

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen has given assurances that given the structures in place, Ghana is ready to take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). According to him, government has rolled out the necessary structures capable of facilitating the take-off in January next year. “I say we are ready on two grounds. First, we …

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