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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has maintained the existing sanctions it imposed on Mali, for failure by the transitional authorities to oversee a smooth political transition. At an Extraordinary Session in Accra on Sunday, the Authority of the Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West Africa States, expressed […]Continue Reading
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Ghana’s former Interior Minister, Prosper Bani, is part of a nine-member Commonwealth Election Observer Mission mandated to monitor the presidential elections in The Gambia in December. “We recognise the significance of this presidential election to the people of The Gambia and the historical context in which this contest is taking place.” “We also recognise the […]Continue Reading
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The African Union has suspended Sudan from all of its activities until the civilian-led transitional authority is restored. It said Monday’s coup was unconstitutional. Demonstrations against the military takeover are continuing for a third day in the capital Khartoum. Trade unions representing doctors and oil workers say they are joining the protests. Earlier the US Continue Reading
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The Minister of Defense in Guinea, Dr Mohamed Diané, has been reportedly tracked down and arrested by Coup D’état leader Mamady Doumbouya in a suspected US$1.2billion government fund embezzlement. Dr Mohamed Diané was also said to have been in charge of Presidential Affairs and is one of the numerous Conde government trusted friends being interrogated […]Continue Reading
Business World
Global leaders, in a sideline event on health during the United Nations General Assembly, voiced the urgent need to scale up Covid-19 vaccine production and access in the wake of a pandemic that has caused unprecedented economic loss and bankrupted health care systems in Africa. The Future Investment Initiative Institute hosted the virtual event on […]Continue Reading
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A BBC Panorama investigation has found evidence that suggests one of Britain’s biggest companies paid a bribe to the former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe. Documents show British American Tobacco (BAT) was involved in negotiations to pay between $300,000 and $500,000 to Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party in 2013. The documents also reveal BAT was paying bribes in […]Continue Reading