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Ecowas Leaders Meet On Mali S Political Crisis

West African sub-regional bloc ECOWAS expects fresh elections in Mali in 12 months

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) expects Mali to organize new elections and install a constitutionally-elected government within 12 months, Ghana's Minister...
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita walks into a polling station in Bamako, Mali on April 19, 2020. The second round of legislative elections kicked off this Sunday at 8 a.m. GMT for Malian voters to choose the remaining 125 of the 147 deputies for Mali's National Assembly. (Photo by Habib Kouyate/Xinhua)

West African bloc suspends Mali from regional bloc, demands reinstatement of constitutional order

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) said it has suspended Mali from the regional bloc following the seizure of power by military...

Ghana’s confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 43,000

Ghana registered 101 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the caseload to 43,094, according to the latest government update. ...
Covid China Holds Discussions With African Ambassadors Over Fallout

China’s medical teams help cement China-Africa friendship amid COVID-19

More than two months have passed, but Chinese doctor Zhao Mengwen still felt exhilarated when recollecting how a nine-month-old Sierra Leonean infant infected with...

Ghana’s COVID-19 tally hits 42,210

Ghanaian health authorities confirmed 147 more infections of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the country's total cases to 42,210, according to the latest...
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Gambia reports daily record of 9 COVID-19 related deaths

The Gambia reported on Tuesday a record of nine COVID-19 related death, bringing the death toll to 32 since the beginning of the health...

The Gambia’s COVID-19 cases exceed 1,000

With a daily record of 155 new confirmed cases reported on Friday, The Gambia has registered a total of 1,090 confirmed COVID-19 cases since...

Ghana’s COVID-19 infections near 40,000-mark

The number of the novel coronavirus cases in Ghana has risen to 39,642, as health authorities confirmed 567 more infections on Thursday, said the...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases exceed 33,000

The number of persons infected by the novel coronavirus in Ghana increased to 33,624, with 655 additional cases confirmed early Tuesday, said the Ghana...
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Ghana’s coronavirus cases close to 32,000

Ghanaian health authorities registered 794 new infections of the novel coronavirus in the early hours of Sunday, bringing the country's total caseload to 31,...
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Ghanaian and Nigerian consumer confidence declines

Against the backdrop of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, West African consumer sentiment has experienced a sharp drop in the Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index (CCI)...
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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...
Senegalese president Macky Sall

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...
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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...
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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...