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Mauritania’s COVID-19 cases rise to 292

Mauritanian health authorities reported on Wednesday 24 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bring the total number to 292 in the West African country. ...

Mali COVID-19 cases reach 1,194 as 78 more recorded

Mali's health authorities said the country recorded 78 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total number to 1,194 in the...
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China expresses full confidence in Nigeria’s determination to defeat COVID-19

by Olatunji Saliu China on Thursday further pledged support for Nigeria's fight against the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic and expressed full confidence in the West African...
Senegalese president Macky Sall (C) inspects the cargos of food for families affected by COVID-19 at the Dakar Autonomous Port in Dakar, Senegal, April 11, 2020. Senegalese President Macky Sall launched Saturday a food delivery operation in the regions at the Dakar Autonomous Port as part of assistance to households affected by COVID-19. Sall initiated the emergency food aid program with a budget of 69 billion Francs CFA (about 114 million U.S. dollars), which is drawn from the response and solidarity fund against the effects of COVID-19 for the purchase of 146,000 tonnes of food to distribute to targeted households across the country. (Photo by Eddy Peters/Xinhua)

COVID-19 cases rise to 314 in Senegal

The Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action on Wednesday reported 15 more confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 314 in the...
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Investigation of West African mobile operator

Based on recent findings, it is believed that a West African mobile operator that belongs to one of the largest leading telecom groups in...

COVID-19 FIGHT: WAHO assures continued medical supplies for West African states

The statutory health body for the West African sub-region has allayed the fears of a possible shortage of medical supplies in the sub-region amid...
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Senegal to ban public events for 30 days to tackle COVID-19

Senegalese president Macky Sall announced on Saturday to ban all public events on Senegalese territory for a period of 30 days as a measure...
COVID-19: Ghana

40 suspected COVID-19 cases found out to be negative in Ghana

As many as 40 suspected COVID-19 cases have been tested in Ghana and the results are negative, minster for health Kwaku Agyeman-Manu said. The minister...
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West African leaders set to probe Nigeria’s border closure

West African leaders have agreed to launch a probe into Nigeria's land border closure with neighbors, a spokesman for the Nigerian president confirmed on...
File photo: Ken Ofori-Atta and Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia at Parliament for the 2018 Mid-Year Budget review

International credit rating agency Moody revises Ghana’s economic outlook from stable to positive

Global credit rating agency Moody has revised Ghana's economic outlook from stable to positive a release received here on Saturday said. The...
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Ghanaian consumer confidence declines by four points

Ghana’s latest Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for the third quarter of 2019 shows a slight drop to 114 from the previous quarter’s buoyant...

Italy lauds Ghana Beyond Aid agenda

Guiseppe Conte, the Italian Prime Minister, has lauded the “Ghana Beyond Aid” agenda, and assured Italy’s readiness to support the West African country...

These Nigerians Are Travelling Across 13 West African Countries Over 80 Days

On the 22nd of September 2019, the Zikoko team is teaming up with GIGM, Google, Leadway Assurance, Ecobank and Coke to embark on the...
Australian Aid

Australia Supports 7 West African Countries with Life Changing Projects

The Australian High Commission in Ghana, has provided one million Australian dollars (approximately GHc3.7 million) grants under its Direct Aid Programme (DAP) to some...
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CEO for West African Feeds Emerges Winner in Innovative Competition

Ms Rose Serwaa Oduro, the Chief Executive Officer of West African Feeds has emerged winner of the maiden edition of the incubation programme, held...

West African Governments To Clamp Down On Non-Tax Compliance

The Ghana Revenue Authority has embarked on an education drive to lift tax-to-GDP, which currently stands at 16.5%. It has accelerated its drive to...

Parliament charge ministry to investigate alleged slave auction in Libya

Mr Frank Annoh-Dompreh, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, has called on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to collaborate with the United...
International Criminal Court

ECOWAS pledge support to new Ghanaian ICC judge

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has pledged his support for Prof Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu for the post of Judge at the International...

Yara Ghana supports farmers day with fertilizer

Yara Ghana Limited has donated GHS 25,000.00 (Twenty Five Thousand Ghana Cedis) and one hundred bags of its premium YaraMila Actyva fertilizer to the...

Big Brother Nigeria Skeptical About Morocco Entrance to ECOWAS

Nigerians are openly uncomfortable as Morrcco seek admission into ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States). The ECOWAS is currently a Union of fifteen...

Benin Becomes 17th Member Africa Finance Corporation

The Republic of Benin (Benin) has become the 17th Member State of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa's premier infrastructure development finance institution. Hon. Romuald Wadagni,...
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Ghana’s Nana Akufo-Addo Advocates for Reliable, Cheaper Power

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Friday opened the 12th General Assembly of the West African Power Pool (WAPP) while calling for ensuring stable and...
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Old Students Of Navrongo SHS Furnish Economics Department

The 1977 year group of the Navrongo Senior High School has furnished the Home Economics Department of the school to facilitate teaching and learning...

Nigerian president to attend regional meeting on common currency

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday depart for Niamey, Republic of Niger to participate in a meeting on common currency for the West...

Ghana Swim Team Ready for Lagos Championship

The Ghana Swim Team are ready to take off to Nigeria , Lagos to be precise to take part in the Africa Zone 2...

West African states move to remove obstacles to free movement of persons, goods

Ghana on Monday officially launched a National Steering Committee for the implementation of the regional monitoring mechanism (RMM) for the free movement of inter-state...
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West African Real Estate Shifts into Another Phase

Nigeria has faced strong headwinds in the past two years however, the currency uncertainty and falling oil price and production that have weighed heavily...
Togo opposition on the march for removal of neo-colonial regime in Lome

Viewpoint: 15 Pan African National Party Leaders Sentenced to Prison in Togo

Unrest swept the West African state of Togo beginning on August 19-20 when an opposition coalition CAP 2015 and the Pan African National Party...

Ghana intensifies preparations to host West African football tournament

Ghana said on Friday it had stepped up preparations for the upcoming West Africa Football Union (WAFU) tournament in September. The two-week soccer fiesta, which...

Accra to hosts 4th agrofood & plastprintpack for West Africa

Great chances for producers of process & packaging technology Official country pavilions from Algeria, Belarus, France and the Netherlands confirmed The...