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President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo–Addo has extended a congratulatory message to football legend and leader of opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) Senator George Manneh Weah following his electoral victory over Unity Party (UP) Standard Bearer and Vice President Joseph Boakai. He expressed hope that his victory and...
President Muhammadu Buhari spoke for the first time yesterday on the excruciating nationwide fuel scarcity, expressing his sympathy for Nigerians who are enduring weeks of needless queues at filling stations.In a statement personally signed by him and posted on his twitter handle, @Mbuhari #FuelScarcity, he said the development was...
Former footballer George Weah is set to become Liberia's president following Tuesday's run-off election. The National Elections Commission said that with 98.1% of ballots counted, Mr Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change had won 61.5% of the vote. Opponent Joseph Boakai is far behind with 38.5%. Mr Weah, 51, will succeed...
Liberians are to choose a new president in a run-off vote between Vice-President Joseph Boakai and former international footballer George Weah. Mr Weah, 51, won the first round, but did not secure the required 50% of the vote for an outright victory. The second round of voting to succeed Ellen Johnson...
Private legal practitioner, lawyer Gary Nimako, has taken a swipe at the United States President, Donald Trump, and the Israeli Embassy for threatening Ghana over the country’s vote against the US President, Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Ghana was among the 128 countries that...
Christians in the Middle East and in other Muslim countries around the world have begun celebrating Christmas.   In Bethlehem, despite the violence in recent weeks in the wake of President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, there was a festive mood. The town, revered as Jesus Christ's birthplace,...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has held bilateral talks with the visiting Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani at Peduase Lodge.Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived in Ghana last night on a two -day official visit.The two Heads of State will then supervise the...
The Israeli Embassy in Ghana has expressed disappointment over Ghana’s vote against the US President, Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. According to the Embassy, it “regrets the mistaken vote of Ghana against the State of Israel during the Special United Nation’s (UN) General Assembly...
The UN General Assembly has decisively backed a resolution effectively calling on the US to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The text says that any decisions regarding the status of the city are "null and void" and must be cancelled. The non-binding resolution was approved by 128 states,...
The President of the Republic, Nana AddoDankwa Akufo-Addo, says West Africa is not prepared to contemplate the scenario of Liberia sliding back into instability and conflict. According to President Akufo-Addo, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), over the years, has made a huge investment in promoting peace in...