Politics

State 55 Afrika on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) to Afrika

State 55 Afrika is deeply concerned with the “business as usual” attitude of the Afrikan Continental bodies such as the Afrikan Union, other Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and indeed Afrikan Governments themselves on the threat of Coronavirus (COVID-19) to the social and economic well-being of the Afrikan citizen. By the 9th of March 2020, COVID-19 had reportedly made inroads into …

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What is The African Diaspora Development Institute about?

The African Diaspora Development Institute (The ADDI) is an entity that was born out of the realization that there is no one stop shop for everything African. Business Communities around the world, African Diaspora, or people interested in African tourism have to visit 55 African countries in order to find out information about Africa. There’s definitely a need for a …

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Colonialism was a grave mistake, says French President

French President Emmanuel Macron (L) is watched by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari as he signs the ‘gold book’ at The Presidential State House in Abuja on July 3, 2018.

French President, Emmanuel Macron on Saturday said “colonialism was a grave mistake,” and called for “turning the page” on the past during a visit to Ivory Coast, a former French colony in West Africa. French President Emmanuel Macron (L) is watched by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari as he signs the ‘gold book’ at The Presidential State House in Abuja on …

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Ghanaian-British politician wins seat in British Parliament

The just ended 2019 UK elections has seen Ghanaian-British politician, Abena Oppong-Asare win a seat in the British Parliament. Ms. Oppong-Asare’s feat emulates that of Adam Afriyie, Sam Philip Gyimah, and Kwasi Alfred Addo Kwarteng. Her capture of the Labour Party’s stronghold, Erith and Thamesmead makes her the first female Ghanaian-British MP in the UK. Long-serving MP, Teresa Pearce, stepped down prior to …

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Government cancels December 17 Referendum

The Akufo-Addo Government has cancelled the December 17 national referendum which was meant to decide on an amendment of Article 55 (3) of the Constitution to enable political parties to sponsor candidates during local level elections. This was announced by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in a brief address to the nation on Sunday, December 1, 2019. The President attributed …

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Tunisians elect a law professor as new president

Tunisian voters have elected a retired law professor, Kais Saied as their new president after Sunday’s presidential run-off poll. Saied is set to become Tunisia’s next president after securing over 70 percent of votes in the run-off election. Read Also: Government committed to digitizing the Ghanaian economy — Samira Bawumia He beat his only challenger in the election, media mogul Nabil …

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Malawi Legislator Ashems Songwe says Admarc must be independent

Malawi Legislator Ashems Songwe says Admarc must be independent

Likoma Island Member of Parliament (MP) Ashems Songwe of Malawi, has said Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) and National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) would remain liabilities if efforts are not made to detach politics from their operations. Hon. Ashems Songwe, MP, Likoma Islands, Malawi Songwe, during the debate on the 2019/2020 national budget on Monday said there was too …

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Government committed to digitizing the Ghanaian economy — Samira Bawumia

The Second lady of Ghana, Samira Bawumia says the government is committed to fully digitizing the entire Ghanaian economy with the deployment of cutting edge technologies to ease the way of life of Ghanaians. Several critical building blocks for the formalization of the Ghanaian economy include ensuring unique identification systems like the Ghana Card which has been rolled out nationwide. …

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The vision of a United Africa: Rise above lone politics

The vision of a United Africa: Rise above lone politics

How can the current leaders be focused in the mission of achieving a united Africa is a fundamental question that will be discussed in this article. In order to focus on the noble objective of achieving the unity of the African countries, Africa needs a new generation of leaders who must rise above local petty politics of their lone individual …

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Judgement Debt: What Is It? How And Why Does It Occur?

Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

Judgement debt can be seen as any sum of money that a court of law orders the losing party to pay to the winning party. The parties in the case may either be an individual, a family, a company/institution or a government. However, this article focuses on the payments of these debts by the Government of Ghana to individuals, families …

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