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March 13, 2018 3:16 PM Use visa-on-arrival policy to attract African investors – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has advised African leaders to offer their fellow African nationals special protocol services in the form of visas-on-arrival in a bid to open up the continent for investments. According to him, this will remove the hustle African investors go through trying to access visas when they want to visit other parts of the continent 45

March 4, 2018 5:35 PM Sierra Leone polls: Mahama engages Commonwealth observer group

Former President John Dramani Mahama today [Sunday], March 4, 2018 met with the 16-member Commonwealth Observer Group deployed to monitor Sierra Leone’s general elections slated for March 7. The meeting was prior to their deployment to the various polling centres in the country. Mr. Mahama, who is leading the Commonwealth Observer Group, urged his team members 116

February 13, 2018 8:01 AM Commonwealth in secret succession plans

The Commonwealth has secretly begun considering who might succeed the Queen as its head, the BBC has learned. The issue is hugely sensitive because the role is not hereditary and will not pass automatically to the Prince of Wales on the Queen’s death. The Commonwealth has set up a “high level group” to look at the way the international organisation is governed 26

January 19, 2018 9:00 AM Joe Anokye confirmed as NCA’s Director-General

Acting Director-General of the National Communications Authority (NCA), Joe Anokye, has been confirmed as the Director-General of the Authority by the Public Services Commission. This confirmation comes almost a year after President Akufo-Addo appointed him as acting Director-General of the NCA. Mr. Anokye worked as a Telecommunications Service Manager 33

October 31, 2017 5:58 PM Form Strong Collaboration To Fight Civil Wars – Adwoa Safo To Commonwealth MPs

The Deputy Majority leader of Parliament of Ghana and a member of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo has called on Commonwealth Parliamentarians to form a strong collaboration in mounting a stronger advocacy in silencing the guns on the continent. She said the results of war and conflicts leaves nothing but dare consequences 21

October 25, 2017 4:09 AM Ghana Soon To Have National Cyber Security Centre – Akufo-Addo

President of the republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said, his government intends to establish a National Cyber Security Centre in the next few months, as other countries have already done, in order to collaborate with relevant state agencies and the private sector to oversee cyber security operations at the national level. He said, the national 33

October 18, 2017 10:54 PM Vanuatu denies it will accept Bitcoin for its $200,000 citizenship program

LONDON – The South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu denied it is accepting payments in Bitcoin for its $200,000 citizenship program. “The Citizenship Office, representing the Citizenship Commission, is presenting to the media and other agencies in Vanuatu, that the Citizenship Office has not got any legal confirmation on any so called Bitcoin payments 34

October 17, 2017 2:02 AM Alban Bagbin touts Parliament’s progress

Second Deputy Speaker of Ghana's Parliament Alban Bagbin has expressed his satisfaction with the achievements of the august House. According to him, Ghana’s Parliament has progressed from non-existence, during a protracted period of military rule to its current state. Referring to the early days of the first Parliament of the Fourth Republic in 1993, when Ghana 18

October 12, 2017 8:27 PM Ghanaian Weightlifter wins three medals at Africa Championship

Accra, Oct. 12, GNA - Ghanaian weightlifter Christian Amoah a total of won three medals at the ongoing Africa Weightlifting Junior and Youth Championship in Kampala, Uganda. The 2016 Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) weightlifter of the year won gold in snatch with a lift of 135kg, bronze in clean and jerk with a lift of 160kg and a silver medal 24

October 10, 2017 1:43 AM Uganda qualifies for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018

Uganda has qualified for the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 after defeating Zimbabwe 10-7 in a hard fought final of the Africa Rugby Sevens Championship here late Saturday. The win also guarantees Uganda a place at the Commonwealth Games that will be held in Australia. The home side has beaten Zambia 33-12 at the semi-final stage, before Zimbabwe also saw off Madagascar 36