Wednesday, May 22, 2024

LIONS MAUL MAN TO DEATH IN GHANA

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The authorities in Ghana are investigating after a man was mauled to death by a lion after he climbed into a zoo enclosure in...

Why Ghana Went From Hero to Zero for Investors

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Ghana is learning the hard way why oil can be a blessing and a curse. The onset of commercial crude production helped turn the...

Ghana traders threaten to close shops over inflation

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Shop owners in Ghana are threatening to close their business premises next Monday to protest against the weakening of the country’s currency, the cedi.  At...

Burkina Faso launches its first pharmaceutical production plant

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Burkina Faso has built its first pharmaceutical production plant, specializing in the production of generic drugs, which was visited on Tuesday by Prime Minister...

Emirates to suspend Nigeria flights over blocked funds

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Emirates airline will suspend all flights to Nigeria from September 1. According to the Dubai based airline, the West African country has failed to repatriate...

Nigeria restores power after nationwide shutdown

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Power has been restored in Nigeria after a nationwide blackout due to a workers' strike over pay.  Africa’s most populous nation was plunged into darkness...

Cedi Set for Worst Weekly Drop Since 2019 Before Rate Move

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Ghana’s currency extended its decline Wednesday, heading for its worst weekly drop in more than three years before an emergency central bank meeting to...

Ghana probes TikToker’s threat to kill patients

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A TikTok user is being investigated after posting a video on the app allegedly threatening to kill patients, Ghana's Nursing and Midwifery Council said. In...

Ghana’s president denies asking APC presidential candidate, Tinubu to ‘give Peter Obi a chance’

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Ghana’s president, Nana Akufo-Addo has dissociated himself from a social media post claiming he had written to the presidential candidate of the ruling All...

Ghana doubles IMF funding target to $3 billion – Bloomberg

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Ghana is expecting to receive $3 billion dollars over three years from the International Monetary Fund, if an agreement on a program is reached,...

Senegal Ruling Coalition Loses Parliamentary Majority in Test for Sall

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In Senegal; it is the first time since the West African nation's independence in 1960 that the ruling party's group loses its absolute majority...

Sierra Leonean doctors start nationwide strike over economic hardship

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Medical doctors across Sierra Leone on Monday commenced an indefinite sit-down strike, demanding better conditions of service amid the economic hardship in the West...

West Africa bloc chair says Guinea accepts two-year transition

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Protests against Guinea's junta and its handling of plans to return to democracy brought the capital to a standstill Thursday, with organisers claiming that...

Benin:Talon graces Macron’s visit by realeasing 30 prisoners from the opposition

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Benin has freed 30 opposition supporters arrested during the 2021 election that handed President Patrice Talon a second term, a senior judicial source said...

Ghana Cocoa Crop Set for 12-Year Low After Drought, Mine Damage

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Ghana is heading for its smallest cocoa crop in 12 years after drought withered pods and illegal gold miners damaged plantations, according to people...

Ghana Halts Interest-Rate Hikes on Growth Concerns

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Ghana’s central bank unexpectedly left its benchmark interest rate unchanged, signaling concern about the outlook for economic growth as monthly inflation slows. The monetary policy...

Senegalese react to Sadio Mane’s Player of the Year award

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After an exceptional season, the writing was on the wall that Sadio Mané was going to win the African Player of the Year award,...

Mali expels spokesperson of UN peacekeeping mission

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Mali is expelling the spokesperson of the UN's peacekeeping force in the country over posts he made on Twitter, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday. MINUSMA spokesperson Olivier Salgado...

Ivory Coast president meets with ex-leaders to foster national unity

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Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara met with his predecessors on Thursday in a rare meeting of adversaries in an effort to ease the national...

Ex-Gambia spy chief sentenced to death

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A judge in The Gambia has sentenced to death the country's former intelligence chief Yankuba Badjie and four other security agents for the killing...