ECOWAS imposes more sanctions on Mali

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has imposed additional sanctions on Mali as part of measures to ensure the military junta in that country fast-tracks steps to return the country to constitutional rule to ensue peace and stability. The sanctions include the withdrawal of all ECOWAS Ambassadors in Mali, the closure of land […]

Boycott Dubai Expo, retaliate Emirates ‘COVID-19 suspension’ – Ablakwa to Akufo-Addo

The Ranking Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has urged President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to boycott the next Dubai Expo in protest of the decision of Emirates airline to suspend indefinitely the entry of travellers from 10 African countries including Ghana. The North Tongu Member of Parliament (MP) also […]

COVID-19: It’s not right time to re-open land borders – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said it is not the right time to reopen Ghana’s land borders at a time a fourth wave of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was threatening with the discovery of a new variant – Omicron. In a national address Wednesday night, President Akufo-Addo reiterated that Ghana’s land borders will remain closed until the right time. […]

Ghana secures €82.5m EU concessional loan

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided Ghana with an €82.5-million concessional loan to strengthen health care, provide specialist medical equipment and medicines across Ghana under the National COVID-19 Health Response Plan. Under the concessional package, the funding comprises €75 million from the EIB and a €7.5 million grant from the European Union (EU) Commission. […]

President presented with Forbes award

Forbes Africa Magazine, the organiser of the African of the Year award, has said President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was given the coveted recognition for this year for his visionary leadership and policies that are developing the country. It mentioned the Ghana Beyond Aid vision, the leadership exhibited in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, […]