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Regulate political campaign expenditure in Ghana – EU Observer Mission

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Ghana has been asked to make a law on campaign expenditure and finance to enhance the overall transparency and accountability of political finance. The law...
EU Observer Mission

EU Observer Mission presents recommendations to improve Ghana’s general elections

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The European Union (EU) Election Observation Mission to Ghana (EU EOM)on Tuesday presented its observations and recommendation on Ghana’s 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections. The...

SNV Ghana launches GrEEn Acceleration Programme

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The Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) Ghana, in collaboration with Innohub, has launched the Green Employment and Enterprise Opportunities in Ghana (GrEEn) Acceleration Programme to...
Tino Chrupalla (l), AfD national spokesman, raises his voting card next to Alexander Gauland (2nd from right), AfD parliamentary party leader, and Jörg Meuthen (r), AfD national spokesman, in the Dresden exhibition hall at the AfD national party conference. One topic is the resolution of the election program for the Bundestag elections. Photo: Kay Nietfeld/dpa

Germany’s far-right AfD adopts anti-EU agenda ahead of election

(dpa) - Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) decided Sunday on a solidly anti-EU platform ahead of the federal elections in September. "We consider Germany's...
Ghana Cosmetic Cluster platform

EU, UNIDO Move To Strengthen Ghana’s Cosmetics Industry

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As part of efforts of strengthening the cosmetics and personal care industry in Ghana, a digital market hub has been successfully launched to help...
European Union

Life expectancy falls across European Union amid Covid-19 pandemic

(dpa) - Life expectancy across the European Union dropped last year amid the Covid-19 pandemic, interrupting a decades-long trend upward, official figures show. The starkest...
American

U.S. welcomes EU-led meeting between Iran and world powers

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U.S. Department of State said on Thursday that it welcomes the EU-led virtual meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan...
Ms Diana Acconcia and Mr. Samuel Abu Jinapor

Ghana respects International Conventions – Minister

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The European Union (EU) Ambassador to Ghana, Ms Diana Acconcia, has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel...
Ghana and EU

Foreign Minister lauds EU’s efforts to protect Gulf of Guinea

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Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has lauded the European Union's (EU) longstanding efforts to secure the Gulf of...
sanctions

United States and Canada criticize China for tit-for-tat sanctions in rights row

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dpa/GNA - The United States and Canada criticized China on Saturday for retaliatory sanctions imposed by Beijing in an ongoing row over human...
European Union

After 30 years of Mercosur bloc, trade deal with EU on shaky ground

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dpa/GNA - Thirty years after four South American countries created the historic Mercosur bloc, a much-needed trade deal with the European Union stands...
Benin

Campaign for presidential election kicks off in Benin

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Benin's National Electoral Autonomous Commission on Thursday launched the campaign for the country's presidential election scheduled for April 11. The 15-day campaign...
visas

Turkey urges ‘concrete’ action on migrants, visa-free travel from EU

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dpa/GNA - The European Union needs to take "concrete and constructive" steps regarding lingering issues such as renewing a migration pact and considering...
European Union

EU leaders agree to step up vaccine production

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European Union (EU) leaders agreed at a virtual EU summit on Thursday to increase the production of COVID-19 vaccines in Europe to improve...
EU-Africa Green Investment Forum

EU-Africa: 30 days of dialogue on green transition

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The Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, in partnership with the European Investment Bank (EIB), will be hosting 30-days of dialogue...
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on February 26, 2020, to take part in Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) at the House of Commons. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Britain’s Johnson rules out retaliating over EU vaccine threat

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PA Media-dpa/GNA - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rejected the possibility that his country could engage in a tit-for-tat vaccine export war with...
Sputnik V Vaccine

EU regulator to inspect Sputnik V vaccine production sites in Russia

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dpa/GNA - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is planning a trip to Russia to inspect the Sputnik V production facility there to assess...

EU to sanction 11 involved in Myanmar coup – top diplomat

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dpa/GNA - The European Union is set to sanction 11 individuals involved in Myanmar's military coup and the repression of demonstrators there, the...

EU sanctions China for rights abuses against Uighurs

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dpa/GNA - The European Union is sanctioning China for abuses against the Uighur people, the first time the bloc has issued restrictive measures...

Europe struggles with new wave of COVID-19 as variants spreading

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Europe's medical regulator said on Thursday that European Union (EU) countries should continue to use AstraZeneca vaccine because its benefits outweigh risks.
Immigrants

‘No place like home’-the inspiring stories of returnees

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Many irregular migrants who fail to enter Europe settle in Libya, but this journey towards the North, most often turns into a nightmare. ...
FILED - Workers help unpack a delivery of coronavirus vaccine in Mexico in December. The European Union is not currently in the position to directly donate coronavirus vaccines to poorer countries, says EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Photo: El Universal/El Universal via ZUMA Wire/dpa

EU’s von der Leyen: Vaccine donations to poor countries on hold

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dpa/GNA - The European Union is not currently in the position to directly donate coronavirus vaccines to poorer countries, said EU Commission President...
European Commission

European Ombudsman: EU should have vetted Mercosur deal better

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dpa/GNA - The European Commission should have vetted the EU-Mercosur trade deal for sustainability issues better before concluding the agreement, European Ombudsman Emily...
AstraZeneca/Oxford coronavirus vaccine

UK regulator: people should continue to receive AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

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Britain's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) confirmed Thursday that the benefits of the vaccine in preventing COVID-19 far outweigh the risks, calling...
Blind

Blind farmers at Tanoso receive support

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Some physically challenged persons who have ventured into multi-crop farming at Tanoso in the Techiman Municipality of the Bono-East Region, have expressed appreciation to...

Europe marks day of remembrance of victims of terrorism

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Europe on Thursday commemorated those who lost their life to terrorism with a solemn ceremony in Madrid, the capital of Spain. In an event organized...
European Union

EU approves Janssen’s vaccine, yet challenges remain to reach vaccination goal

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The European Union (EU) authorized the use of a COVID-19 vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson on Thursday afternoon, only hours after the European...
Cocoa has been the main cash crop for ghana.

Higher international prices necessary for cocoa sustainability

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Mr Michel Arrion, Executive Director of the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO), said an increase in international prices of cocoa beans and their related products...

Women trained in rice processing in Upper West Region

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About 300 women in the Upper West Region have benefited from a skilled enhancement in rice parboiling to enable them add value to their...
European Union

Team Europe partner Equity Bank to support Kenyan SMEs

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The European Union and the European Investment Bank, working together as Team Europe, are providing EUR 120 million (KES 15.8 billion) of new support...