Saturday, June 19, 2021

Naira Weakens to Four-Year Low as Nigeria’s Dollar Push Fails

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Nigeria’s currency weakened to a four-year low in the parallel market after the central bank’s efforts to coax banks to sell more...

Ghana Shows Uneven Recovery as Growth Slows in First Quarter

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Ghana’s economic growth slowed in the first quarter as the recovery from last year’s slump struggles to gain momentum.

Guinea: African Development Bank approves $430,000 grant for Ebola emergency relief project

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a $430,000 grant to Guinea to fight the spread of the...

Prophet T.B. Joshua is dead at 57

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Temitope Balogun Joshua, a frontline Nigerian preacher and televangelist, has died, family sources told Peoples Gazette. Mr Joshua, the...

Nigeria’s Twitter ban sends a poor message to investors: U.S.

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The United States has criticised the ongoing Twitter ban in Nigeria, saying it undermines the fundamental rights of citizens and sends a...

ECOWAS suspends Mali following coup

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) voted at an emergency summit Sunday to suspend Mali from the bloc following the...

Malian coup leader invited to regional meeting: Nigerian official

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Malian coup leader, Col. Assimi Goita, has been invited by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) regional body to discuss...

Ivory Coast Seeks EU Flexibility on Sustainability Rules

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Ivory Coast, the world’s top cocoa producer, appealed to the European Union for flexibility as the country prepares to comply with the bloc’s proposed...

ECOWAS Backs Regional Electricity Market, Laments Security Threats

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The President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Mr. Kassi Brou, has described the regional electricity market, under...

Buhari Sends Delegation to Ghana to Resolve Nigerian Traders’ Conflict with Authorities

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President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that a ministerial delegation be sent to Ghana to resolve the lingering conflict between Nigerian Traders and...

Ghana Government takes delivery of 350,000 AstraZenecca vaccines from DR Congo

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Accra - Ghana on Friday morning, May 7, 2021, received 350,000 doses of the AstraZenecca COVID-19 vaccines from the Democratic Republic of...

Ghana Police obtains restraining order against #FixTheCountry Demonstration

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Accra — The Ghana Police Service, on Thursday obtained a restraining order from the High Court, presided over by Mrs Justice Ruby...

Ghana Atomic Energy Commission hosts workshop on tomato processing and marketing techniques

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Accra - The Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute (BNARI) of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) will host the maiden edition...

Nigeria establishes center for arms control

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Nigeria on Monday established an arms control center to combat security problems in the country.  "President @MBuhari has...

Ghanaian security busts fake currency gang at national airport

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ACCRA-- The Ghanaian security service busted a 13-member gang allegedly involved in a fake currency racket in the country, the National Security...

Nigerian Govt Bans Importation of Refined Sugar, Derivatives From Free Trade Zones

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As part of the efforts to protect the sugar industry, which is governed by the Nigerian Sugar Master Plan (NSMP), the federal...

Ghana receives US$2.7 billion Foreign Direct Investment in 2020

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The projects will go into areas such as manufacturing, services, building and construction, agriculture, mining, petroleum and export trading and expected to...

Nigeria: 10 dead after consuming ‘substandard’ juices

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KANO - At least 10 people in northwestern Nigeria died and 50 others underwent kidney-related treatment after consuming “substandard and fake” juices,...
Officials of the Autonomous National Electoral Commission (ANEC) announce the provisional results of the presidential election at the ANEC headquarters in Cotonou, Benin, April 13, 2021. The incumbent president of Benin, Patrice Talon, and his running mate Mariam Chabi Talata, won the presidential election held on Sunday with 86.36 percent of the votes, according to the provisional results published Tuesday by the ANEC. (Photo by Seraphin Zounyekpe/Xinhua)

Patrice Talon reelected president of Benin

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COTONOU -- The incumbent president of Benin, Patrice Talon, and his running mate Mariam Chabi Talata, won the presidential election held on...

Twitter to set up its first African presence in Ghana

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, via a tweet today, announced that the company would be setting up a presence in Africa. “Twitter is...