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Chief State Attorney urges AU Member States to chart reconciliation path

Accra, Aug. 27, GNA – Mr William Kpobi, Chief State Attorney at the Attorney General’s Department, on Tuesday urged African Union (AU) Member States to chart the path of reconciliation in order to pave the way for peaceful governance. “The principle to achieve peace within the context of the AU in transitional periods in the […]

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Kenya wins African vote as campaign for UN Security Council seat intensifies

NAIROBI, Aug. 22, (Xinhua/GNA) – Kenya has beaten Djibouti to secure the African bloc vote that is expected to revitalize campaigns for a non-permanent seat at the UN Security Council.    A statement from the ministry of foreign affairs said Nairobi obtained 37 votes against Djibouti’s 13 during an election held by the African Union […]

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ECOWAS Commission adopts framework to strengthen national child protection systems

Accra, Aug. 21, GNA – The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has adopted a Strategic Framework for strengthening National Child Protection Systems covering the period 2018-2020.     The Framework is to prevent and respond to violence, abuse and exploitation against children in West Africa.     The goal of the Strategic Framework is to […]

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Nigerians in Ghana get National Identification enrollment centre

Launch of new centre in Accra for the convenience of Nigerian nationals residing in Ghana This is the second National Identification Number enrolment centre launched in Africa after Johannesburg, South Africa in June 2019 Accra, August 21, Allghananews.com – As part of the endeavour to support the initiative by the National Identity Management Commission’s (NIMC) […]

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Former Zimbabwe Vice President on the run amid anti-corruption probe

HARARE, Aug. 20 (Xinhua/GNA) — Former Zimbabwe Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, who fled from Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) officers at a Bulawayo police station on Monday, is still on the run, ZACC spokesperson John Makamure said Tuesday.Responding to questions from Xinhua, Makamure said ZACC officers had told him that they were still on the ground […]

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Cameroon court gives life sentence to separatist leaders over terrorism

YAOUNDE, Aug. 20, (Xinhua/GNA) – Cameroon’s Yaounde Military Tribunal on Tuesday sentenced 10 separatist leaders seeking independence of the English-speaking part of the country to life in prison over rebellion and terrorism charges.    The convicted have 10 days to appeal the verdict, judge Lt. Col. Misse Njone said while handing down the sentence. Among […]

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Ghana determined to make most out of AfCFTA- President

Accra, Aug. 19, GNA- Ghana is determined to make the most out of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement and would leverage on the trade and investment opportunities that the pact presents to accelerate the country’s development and prosperity, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said.     Addressing the opening of a […]

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President urges increased global collaboration to tackle cybercrime

Accra, June 18, GNA- President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called for stronger global collaboration to ensure that the downsides of information communication and technology do not negate the gains made in the present universal digital economy.Noting the sophistication of cyber-attacks and digital payment fraud across the world, he said “it was important we closed […]

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ECOWAS Committee holds workshop on measurement harmonisation

Accra, June 18, GNA- A Committee of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is considering the adoption of standardised measurement and calibration guides towards the effective implementation of West African Quality System Programme (WAQSP) for harmonisation. The WAQSP is an European Union (EU) funded programme, which commenced in 2015 with the purpose of […]

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ECOWAS partners EU on combating piracy and maritime criminality

Accra, June 18, GNA- The Commission of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has developed measures to intensify effort towards combating piracy and other maritime criminality with the support of development partners. A statement from the Commission and copied to the Ghana News Agency said development partners such as the European Union (EU), United […]