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Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwean President

Posted: November 22, 2017 at 12:07 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has announced his resignation with immediate effect. Wild celebrations broke out as Mr Mugabe’s resignation letter was read out in the country’s parliament, where impeachment proceedings against the ruler had begun. Mr Mugabe said he had chosen to step down “to allow the smooth transfer of power” and made the decision […]

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Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe resigns

Posted: November 21, 2017 at 4:33 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda has said. A letter from Mr Mugabe said that the decision was voluntary and that he had made it to allow a smooth transfer of power, the Reuters news agency reports. The surprise announcement halted an impeachment hearing that had begun against him. Lawmakers roared […]

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President Akufo-Addo Holds Bilateral Talks With British Prime Minister, Theresa May

Posted: November 21, 2017 at 9:57 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Monday, 20th November, 2017, held bilateral talks with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Rt. Hon. Theresa May, MP, at 10 Downing Street. The purpose of the meeting was to strengthen the ties of co-operation between the two countries, and move the bilateral relations to […]

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Deal with corrupt officials – US Ambassador to Government

Posted: November 18, 2017 at 10:10 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

US Ambassador to Ghana Robert Jackson wants the government to safeguard the public purse by holding corrupt officials accountable. While commending President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo over his initiatives to make “Ghana a better place to do business,” Ambassador Jackson noted there is more room for improvement in various sectors of the economy. “We applaud […]

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Zimbabwe’s sacked Vice President Mnangagwa flees over ‘Mugabe threat’

Posted: November 9, 2017 at 5:25 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Security, World News

Zimbabwe’s ex-vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa says he has crossed the border to South Africa, two days after being fired by President Robert Mugabe for being “disloyal”. Mnangagwa said in a statement that he left because he and his family were threatened by Mugabe, but claimed that he will return to Zimbabwe soon. Source: aljazeera.com

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Zimbabwe renames its main airport after Mugabe

Posted: November 9, 2017 at 5:22 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Travel & Tour, World News

A ceremony was held on Thursday morning to officially renamed Zimbabwe’s main airport in the capital Harare after its president. The Harare International Airport – one of the biggest in the country, is now known as the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport. The event which saw the 93-year-old president unveil a plaque that said the […]

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Houthis offer Saudi princes political asylum in Yemen

Posted: November 9, 2017 at 11:09 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

Houthi rebels say they are willing to offer Saudi princes political asylum in Yemen, days after Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman carried out the biggest anti-corruption purge in the kingdom’s modern history. A source close to the Houthi leadership told Al Jazeera on Tuesday that any Saudi prince or national seeking refuge would be “welcomed” by […]

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IMF to release $100m to Ghana

Posted: November 8, 2017 at 3:43 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expected to disburse the 5th tranche of the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) to Ghana within the coming weeks. It follows the fifth review of Ghana’s performance under the program, last week. Citi Business News understands the Fund has not been very satisfied with government’s missing of the revenue targets […]

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Republic of Korea supports Ghana with $9m to develop rice industry

Posted: November 6, 2017 at 11:07 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

The Republic of Korea has offered Ghana $9 million to develop a rice industry in the Central Region. The choice of the region for the project followed a recommendation by some Korean rice experts that it had the potential to produce enough rice to feed the country and also for export. The Minister of Food […]

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“GHANA’S ITLOS VICTORY A COLLECTIVE EFFORT” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

Posted: October 23, 2017 at 11:21 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, World News

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has paid glowing tribute to successive Presidents and governments who, he said, played important roles, over the years, in ensuring a favourable verdict was handed down by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (ITLOS). According to President Akufo-Addo, “this victory could not have […]

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