Ghana removed from EU money laundering list

Following a successful evaluation of Ghana’s regime against money laundering and the financing of terrorism, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has removed the country from its list of non-compliant jurisdictions. The European Commission on January 7, 2022, removed Ghana from the EU Blacklist by acknowledging that it no longer has strategic deficiencies in its […]

EU blacklists 4 African Countries for money laundering

The European Union (EU) has blacklisted Ghana among several other countries for money laundering. Three other African countries have been blacklisted – Botswana, Mauritius and Zimbabwe. The EU said under the Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD), the Commission has revised its list, taking into account developments at the international level since 2018 and that the “new list is now […]

 EU clears Ghana from ‘dirty money’ blacklist, Member states unanimously reject proposal by Executive Commission to blacklist Ghana and 22 others

European Union (EU) member states have unanimously rejected a proposal by the EU Executive Commission (EC) to blacklist 23 countries, including Ghana and territories, it believes pose a high risk of money laundering or terrorist financing. According to the EC, the countries were placed on the blacklist for having strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering […]

EU, UN, FIFA and IFJ etal mounts pressure on Ghana to find Ahmed’s killers 

By Elvis DARKO, Accra International pressure is mounting on Ghana to do everything possible to apprehend assailants who killed Ahmed Hussein-Suale, an investigative journalist and a member of Tiger Eye PI. In strong statements issued by foreign countries and global international bodies, they consoled the family of the deceased while calling on the Government of […]

Slave trade is the most painful chapter in the history of Ghana’s relationship with the UK and EU – Prince Charles

The Heir Apparent to the British throne and Head of the Commonwealth, Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, has described the era of slave trade as a shameful period in Ghana’s relations with Europe and in particular the United Kingdom. In his keynote address at the Commonwealth inspired Public Lecture on the theme; “Towards A Common […]