Monday, May 17, 2021

Africa

May 14, 2021

Ghana economy rebounding, inflation at 8%, says IMF

The organisation in a statement said: “Ghana has managed very effectively the COVID-19 outbreak in the country, and thus succeeded in protecting lives.”

The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo [Photo credit: Prime News Ghana]
May 14, 2021

Buhari promises to help Chad stabilise

Mr Buhari said Chad should not hesitate to ask for help in areas it would deem necessary.

Mahamat Idriss Deby and President Muhammadu Buhari
May 14, 2021

Buhari meets Chad’s military president

The two leaders might use the opportunity of their meeting to deliberate on the menace of terrorism and arms proliferation threatening the peace and security of the sub-region.

President Muhammadu Buhari and Mahamat Idriss Deby
May 12, 2021

Osinbajo in Kampala for Museveni’s inauguration

Mr Museveni, who rose to power through a rebellion, has been ruling Uganda since 1986.

May 11, 2021

Osinbajo to attend Uganda’s sit-tight President’s inauguration

Mr Museveni will commence a fresh tenure of his stranglehold on the eastern African nation.

May 11, 2021

FG to meet Ghana over Nigerian traders’ crisis

Nigerian traders in Ghana have been having issues with Ghanaian authorities for several years with records of maltreatment, molestation and forceful closure of shops.

May 9, 2021

West Africa responsible for 16% of world’s road crashes: FRSC

Before COVID-19, road traffic crashes were the highest contributor to the rate of death in the West Africa region, the official said.

A crashed vehicle used to illustrate this story
May 6, 2021

SPECIAL: How corrupt trade in small arms, light weapons fuels West African conflicts

The proliferation of SALWs persists because states fail to deal with the problem: the complete absence of laws recognising the licensing regime.

Fire arms used to illustrate the story
May 4, 2021

We’re understudying Nigeria’s visa policy: Tanzania

“For providing open doors for travellers wanting to come into Nigeria, right from spiritual and medical tourism, I think they have moved from the sixth category to around seventh.”

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan and President Muhammadu Buhari
May 3, 2021

500 Nigerian immigrants arrested in Ghana, dumped at border

“Unsuspecting Nigerians come to Ghana and they become stranded. Government needs to take urgent measures.”