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The African Charter On Democracy, Elections And Governance, Ghana’s Journey

Over the years, Ghana has signed many treaties in many areas including; governance, bilateral, environment, security, labour, economics and technology with countries, international bodies and continental unions. Synopsis One of these is the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance (ACDEG) as one of the many such agreements. Developed in 2007, a key roadmap of […]

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Global Defense Expenditure Rises To $1.78 Trillion, Ghana Spending $218M

Global spending on defense hit $1.78 trillion in 2018, up 2.6% on the previous year, according to data from the World Bank and data visualisation wizards at HowMuch, who mapped out a fascinating infographic, showing all the countries with sizeable military budget. Ghana however spent about $218 Million on military expenditure in 2018 with the […]

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Urban Mobility In Ghana…World Bank to deliver training to the department of urban roads

Following the mapping of urban roads using low cost technology and mapping of formal and informal public transport operators in urban areas, the world Bank has intended to deliver training to the department of urban roads across the country. World Bank had in the past financed the setting up and operation of the Urban Transport […]

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Wesley Snipes, Rick Ross, Michael Blackson Join ‘Coming to America’ Sequel

Eddie Murphy’s highly anticipated sequel to his hit ’80s comedy “Coming 2 America” has added Wesley Snipes to the cast that already includes Arsenio Hall and comedian Michael Blackson. The original film follows Murphy as Prince Akeem from the fictional African nation, Zamunda, as he sets off on a journey to Queens, New York, to […]

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Uganda’s Stella Nyanzi Bares Breasts In Protest At Jail Sentence

A Ugandan academic who once called President Yoweri Museveni a “pair of buttocks” has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. Activists condemned the jailing of Stella Nyanzi for cyber harassment, saying it undermined Uganda’s commitment to freedom of expression. She attended Friday’s sentencing via video link, against her will, and exposed her breasts in […]

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Somali-Born US Congress Woman Ilhan Omar Trolls Donald Trump With Ghana Visit

Somali-born US congresswoman Ilhan Omar has trolled President Donald Trump with pictures from her recent trip to Ghana. President Trump caused much uproar last month when he urged a handful of Democratic Congresswomen to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime-infested places which they came from”. Alluding to President Trump’s comment in […]

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Somalia’s President Renounces His US Citizenship

Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” Mohamed has officially renounced his US citizenship, a statement from his office says. Although Somalia’s constitution allows for dual citizenship, he decided to surrender his US passport after becoming president in February 2017, it said. Mr Mohamed was studying in the US when the civil war started in 1991 and […]