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Osafo-Maafo named Senior Presidential Advisor to Ghana’s President

Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo is now a Senior Presidential Advisor to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Mr Osafo-Maafo who served as a Senior Minister in President Akufo-Addo’s first tenure but retired and chose to remain in the background in the second term disclosed his new role on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. He was addressing the Birim Central Municipal Assembly at Akyem …

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Somalia: Lawmakers vote to extend President’s term by two years

Somalia’s Lower House of Parliament has voted to approve a bill to extend President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo’s term in office by two years. The controversial special election bill was overwhelmingly approved by 149 members. It needs to be approved by the upper chamber before becoming law. Mr Farmajo welcomed the passing of the bill in the lower chamber, adding that …

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All need you to know about African Union’s digital Covid-19 passport for travelers

The African Union has developed a common continental Covid-19 digital passport for travelers and airlines. It is an initiative by African Union’s lead health agency, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC). The technology is known as Trusted Travel, a platform that will enable passengers across Africa to securely and easily verify compliance with Covid-19 test or …

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Why did Twitter choose Ghana as its African headquarters?

Social media giant, Twitter has announced that Ghana will host its Africa head quarters. The company’s co-founder Jack Dorsey made the announcement on Twitter on Monday. In a statement the company said “in line with our growth strategy, we’re excited to announce that we are now actively building a team in Ghana. To truly serve the public conversation, we must …

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Prince Philip promised Ghana Award House £45k – Exec. Dir.

The controversial Ghana Award House project is receiving donations from all and sundry and the Duke of Edinburgh is the latest on the list to support the initiative. The Head of State Award Scheme’s newly proposed building budget came under heavy criticism after government gave the entity GHC1million to fund the project. But the Executive Director Peter Akai Anum insists …

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Ivory Coast: Ouattara says ex-leader Gbagbo can return home

Ivorian president Alassane Ouattara has said that his predecessor, the ex-president Laurent Gbagbo can return home. Ouattara said Gbagbo’s his right-hand man Charles Ble Goude can also return home after the duo were definitively acquitted of crimes against humanity. Last week, the International Criminal Court (ICC) upheld the acquittal of Laurent Gbagbo on crimes against humanity charges. Judges dismissed an …

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Ghana’s oldest medical doctor dies at 101

Dr Emmanuel Evans Anfom, Ghana’s oldest medical practitioner has reportedly died. One of his sons, Nii Teiko Evans-Anfom, took to his Facebook wall to post the demise of his father. Details of the cause of his death remain unknown. “DR.EMMANUEL EVANS-ANFOM7th Oct 1919 – 7th April 2021,” Nii Teiko posted on Facebook. His post had been met with an outpour …

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Kevin de Bruyne extends Man City contract until 2025

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne has signed a new contract with the Premier League leaders that runs until 2025. The 29-year-old Belgium international had more than two years remaining on his previous deal.De Bruyne has won two Premier League titles, the FA Cup and the League Cup four times since joining City from Wolfsburg in the summer of 2015. …

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Kim Kardashian West joins billionaires’ club

US reality TV star Kim Kardashian West has joined the elite club of the super-rich (in case anyone had any doubts) by achieving billionaire status. Her net worth reached $1bn (£720m) thanks to her cosmetics and clothing interests as well as income from TV, endorsement deals and investments, Forbes business magazine says. She is now one of the 2,755 figures …

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Tanzania’s President orders creation of Covid-19 task force

Tanzania’s new President Samia Suluhu Hassan has ordered her government to form a special task force on the Covid-19 pandemic. President Hassan said the special task force will have to examine the trend of Covid-19 in the country. Speaking at the State House in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday, the President said Tanzania cannot stand alone at this moment. “On …

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