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Commonwealth develops tracker to help countries monitor COVID-19

The Commonwealth has developed a coronavirus tracker that shows daily cases in member countries. The tracker collects data from the World Health Organization (WHO) and...
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Australian High Commissioner urges Commonwealth to reform itself

Mr Andrew Barnes, the Australian High Commissioner to Ghana, has urged the Commonwealth to reform itself to remain an organisation fit for the future...
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Rwanda approves waiver of visa fees for Africans, Commonwealth, OIF citizens

Rwandan cabinet Friday approved waiver of visa fees for a broad category of visitors entering the east African country. Cabinet approved waiver of entry visa...

Opinion: Extreme events are reversing development goals

Cyclones in the Caribbean and Pacific, devastating bushfires in Australia, recurrent floods and droughts in Asia and Africa, increasingly bring tragic loss of life...

Caribbean disability conference: ‘we are an opportunity, not a burden’

At a conference in Antigua this week, disability rights’ advocates said that they don’t want special favours. Instead, they are calling for their basic...

Transformational leadership skills: a key to Africa’s development

The Commonwealth sees young people aged 15-29 as assets to a country’s development who should be empowered to realise their potential, because they have...

Commonwealth launches regenerative climate change model

The Commonwealth has launched a regenerative climate change model that marries the ancient wisdom of indigenous groups with emerging innovations, technologies and scientific approaches. ...

Westminster’s celebration of the Commonwealth: Soul Clinic International School Honored

Soul Clinic International School's history, began 20 years after a political association of 53 member states, nearly all of them former territories of...
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Red Cross urges African countries to protect people during armed conflicts

An official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday urged African countries to ensure that people are protected during times...
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Commonwealth University, London Graduate School are Not accredited with NAB

The National Accreditation Board (NAB)has announced to the public that the Commonwealth University and London Graduate School, UK has not been accredited by the...

Commonwealth nations advised to solve their problems by uniting

Mr Iain Walker, the British High Commissioner to Ghana, said Commonwealth member states must tackle challenges through their shared history and common purpose. He noted...
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Ghana Government Brings Visa Fees Down

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has announced that the government has taken a decision to review downwards, Visa...
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Commonwealth Games: Ghana’s Abraham Osei Bonsu Grabs No Title

Ghana’s Abraham Osei Bonsu failed in his attempt to become the Commonwealth Featherweight champion, after losing to Leigh Woods over the weekend, over the...
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We Need More Women in International Trade – ACINTaD

The Africa Centre for International Trade and Development (ACINTaD) has called for increased participation of women in the international trade to contribute to national...
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Commonwealth delivers plans to speed up fight against ‘tsunami of global corruption

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has outlined her vision to fight corruption in the Commonwealth at the opening of the 8th Commonwealth Conference of Heads of...

IPOB demands public survey over commonwealth

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) worldwide, on Thursday, said that happenings in Nigeria have vindicated its position that the Nigerian union was unsustainable. The...
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9 Things you need to know about the Commonwealth

The Queen of England is the head of the Commonwealth United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar are all former British colony but they...

UK looking forward to building sound relationship with Ghana

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday held talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street, to strengthen ties between Ghana...

President Of Ghana Holds Bilateral Talks With Theresa May

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday held talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street, to strengthen bilateral ties in the...

Commonwealth Tasked to Draft Legislation on Ending Modern Slavery

The Commonwealth Secretary General was reported yesterday saying that Her Majesty the Queen would like to see legislation similar to the 2015 Modern Slavery...
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Ex-President Mahama Expressed the View of the Commonwealth

The Kenyan general election took place on the 8th of August 2017 and all the observer missions in the country, unanimously declared it "free...
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Ex-Ghanaian leader to head Commonwealth observer mission to Kenya

The Commonwealth said Sunday former president of Ghana John Dramani Mahama will lead a 15-member team of observers to monitor Kenya's general elections on...

Marian Ibrahim declares readiness for 2017 Commonwealth games

Marian Ibrahim, a Ghanaian female tennis player has disclosed that she is ready for the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in Bahamas. The tennis player in...

GOC and Australian High Commission unveil 2018 GCC games mural

The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) on Friday joined the Australian High Commission to unveil a mural for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.    ...
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Australia supports Ghana’s Commonwealth games with GH¢50K

The Australian High Commission is pleased to announce that our Commonwealth Games Gala Dinner, which welcomed the Queen’s Baton to Ghana on 19 March...

Commonwealth to discuss trade and development challenges facing member states

Amid an unprecedented global trade slowdown, African policy-makers, negotiators and trade analysts will meet on 25-26 May 2017 in Mauritius to discuss priorities for...

2022 Commonwealth Games: SA No Longer Playing Host

The 2022 Commonwealth Games will no longer take place in Durban, South Africa, reports say.It is believed the city did not meet the criteria set...
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British Foreign Secretary affirms Gambia’s bid to return to Commonwealth

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said here on Tuesday that he had confirmed from Gambian president Adama Barrow that the West Africa country expected...

Gov’t Of Gambia To Rescind Decision To Live ICC

The new government in The Gambia has announced it is planning to rescind the decision by the previous administration to leave the International Criminal...
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UK’s Foreign Secretary To Visit The Gambia And Ghana

The Foreign Secretary will visit The Gambia and Ghana this week on 14-15 February 2017. This is the first recorded visit to The Gambia...