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Debunking Biden’s foreign policy “reset”

DURING his first week in office, US President Joe Biden signed at least 44 executive actions, orders, proclamations and memorandums. He rejoined the...

Turkey, Greece unlikely to compromise on East Med – Analysts

By Burak Akinci Turkey and Greece are unlikely to reach a compromise to appease tensions that have flared up between the NATO allies over...
Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Government must make its position clear on CSE – Catholic Bishops’ Conference

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference Ghana has implored the President to take further steps to prevent future reintroduction of the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in...
President Akufo-Addo with members of the Council on Foreign Relations Ghana.

Foreign Relation Council and Ghana to extend foreign policy

The establishment of the Council on Foreign Relations-Ghana would deepen and strengthen Ghana’s foreign policy through the contributions of experts drawn from vibrant and...
South Africa

Africa now a strategic foreign policy priority for South Africa

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) region and Africa as a whole will remain a strategic foreign policy priority for South Africa in 2019,...
Mr John Peter Amewu

First ever African Land Commissioners meeting held in Accra

The first ever meeting of African Land Commissioners opened in Accra Monday with Ghana’s Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John-Peter Amewu, lamenting the extreme...

MOF and French Embassy organize workshop for SOEs

E. François Pujolas, the Ambassador of France to Ghana and the Honorable Charles Adu Boahen, Deputy Minister of Finance opened the technical workshop on...

ICC and Danish Ambassador launch “Access to Justice Programme” launched in Uganda

The Project, funded by the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) through a grant of 210,000 euros, will enhance the capacity of the local population...
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 02: In this handout provided by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) 2015 Policy Conference, March 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. Tomorrow March 3rd Prime Minister Netanyahu is scheduled to address a joint session of the US Congress. (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

Israel rejects Russia and US ceasefire in Syria

Yesterday, a meeting between French President Emmanuel Macron and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concluded in Paris. At the press conference after the meeting,...

Ethiopia’s Industry Minister hopes to promote trade Ethiopia-India trade

A high-level delegation from Ethiopia, led by the honourable Mr. Bogale Feleke, State Minister, Ministry of Industry, arrived in India this morning for a...

Senior UN official urges continued engagement with Eritrea

Speaking to media in New York following a three-day mission to Eritrea the Director of Operations for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian...

Ibn Chambas to brief UN on security in West Africa

Mr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the Secretary General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS),...

UN calls for urgent measures to help fleeing South Sudan refugees

Thousands of South Sudanese civilians are fleeing to neighbouring Ethiopia as Government troops advance on a rebel stronghold in the Upper Nile region, a...

Ghana and Switzerland launch 3-year cooperation strategy

On Wednesday 12 July, during an official visit by President Doris Leuthard to Ghana, Switzerland and Ghana recognised the quality of their bilateral relations....

Iranian cancer researcher with valid visa deported from US

An Iranian cancer researcher who had been headed to a prominent Boston hospital to work as a scholar was sent back to his country...
Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (C) meets with a high-level Chinese business delegation at her Foreign Ministry office in Monrovia, Liberia, Aug. 6, 2015. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Thursday said that the visit of the 16-member business delegation from the People's Republic of China (PRC) provides Liberia with a new, and broader opportunity to go beyond what the two countries have done on the bilateral level.(Xinhua/Elis Zoker)

EU grants €10m to Liberia as budgetary support

Last week, the Government of Liberia received a grant of EUR 10 million (USD 11.2 million) from the European Union (EU). The EU disbursed...

Minister Bibeau to engage with Ghanaian footballers

As part of Canada’s re-engagement with Africa, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will tomorrow conclude a four-day visit to Ghana...

South Sudan has failed to live up to promise of independence

The birth of South Sudan in 2011 was marked by hope for a peaceful and prosperous future. The American people, like many around the...

President Zuma returns from G20 summit with promise of better trade

President Jacob Zuma has arrived back in South Africa this morning on 9 July from the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Hamburg, Germany, and has...

HRC discuss new humans rights policies in Swaziland

The Human Rights Committee today concluded its consideration of Swaziland’s implementation of the provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, reviewed...
Nuclear missile test

China unhappy with NK missile tests

Pyongyang residents watch TV announcer Ri Chun-hee talk about the successful launch of what North Korea called the intercontinental ballistic missile "Hwasong-14," on a...

President Xi’s visit to Russia is proof of historic collaboration

Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to Russia will make an additional contribution to bilateral relations, said Chairman of the Russia-China Friendship Association (RCFA)...

DR Congo loses over US$1bn annually to malnutrition

The economy of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is losing 1,637 billion Congolese francs, or more than a billion dollars a year, to the...

Ghandour and Alfano discuss migration in Sudan

In view of tomorrow’s Ministerial Conference "A shared responsibility for a common goal: solidarity and security”, which is dedicated to the Countries of Origin...
Belt and Road

Belt and Road Initiative could improve Sino-Africa collaboration

On July 4, 2017, Secretary-General of the Chinese Follow-up Committee of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) and Director-General of the Department of African...

Canada pledges $97m to child protection in DR Congo

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced $97 million in funding to improve child protection, promote growth that...
somalia election girls AU training

AU trains Somali personnel on electoral systems

The Department of Political Affairs (DPA) of the African Union Commission in collaboration with the National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC) of Somalia has concluded...

Italy is totally committed to Africa’s development – Minister Alfano

Italy's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Angelino Alfano has emphasised Africa's importance to the Italian government. He made this assertion when when...

China and Russia enjoying best relations ever – President XI

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan arrive in Moscow, Russia on July 3, 2017. Xi embarks on a state visit to Russia. Chinese President...

UK’s Sir Simon McDonald to visit Tanzania

Sir Simon McDonald, Permanent Under Secretary and Head of Her Majesty’s British Diplomatic Service is on a visit to Dar es Salaam helping to...