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October 29, 2017 6:23 PM We will entrench macro-economic stability

Accra, Oct. 29, GNA - Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, says though political stability has traditionally been Ghana’s attractive claim as an investment destination, the Nana Akufo-Addo administration is quickly moving beyond that to entrench economic stability as a second pillar. While acknowledging that the country’s record in smooth political transitions 52

October 28, 2017 1:05 PM 7 African countries lead battle against malnutrition

Source: IFPRI Director for Africa, Ousmane Badiane A number of African countries are taking bold action to tackle malnutrition as they have successfully implemented a range of actions that have started to improve nutrition for all. Good nutrition contributes to cognitive development, better opportunities for children to realise their potential, and higher 114

October 28, 2017 12:24 AM The Latest: Hundreds against independence rally in Barcelona

Not everyone in Catalonia is pleased with their regional government’s vote to declare independence from Spain. Hundreds of people against independence marched Friday night in downtown Barcelona, waving Spanish flags. In response to the Catalan move, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says his government is firing Catalonia’s regional government, dissolving 135

October 27, 2017 5:50 AM Ghana holds Pre-COP23 festival in Accra

As part of Ghana’s preparation towards the Conference of Parties (COP 23) of the United Nations to be hosted in Bonn, Germany, a Pre-COP Climate Festival has been held in Accra to sensitise the public on climate change risks. These include the impact on growth and development, potential of conflicts, poverty, migration, disease and suffering. COP 23, scheduled 114

October 27, 2017 5:34 AM ECOWAS urged to set up in-depth small arms database

The Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery has stressed the need for countries in the sub-region to establish comprehensive database systems of small arms and light weapons. This, he said would facilitate prompt and effective tracing of illicit arms and prevent their diversion that continue to fuel organised crimes, armed conflicts and other criminal 51

October 27, 2017 4:04 AM UN chief to meet Cameroon leader over anglophone unrest

Bangui - UN chief Antonio Guterres said he would meet President Paul Biya of Cameroon late on Friday to discuss the troubles in the country's anglophone regions. "We are going to be able to assess the recent evolution of (the situation of) the anglophone community," Guterres told AFP on Thursday in Bangui, capital of Central African Republic (CAR) 118

October 26, 2017 11:54 AM Clooney donates $1m to fight war criminals

Hollywood actor George Clooney has given $1m (£750,000) to The Sentry campaign group to investigate people who finance and benefit from conflict in Africa. Our focus is to make sure that war crimes don’t pay. We want to make it more difficult for those willing to kill en masse to secure their political and economic objectives. When we’re able to go after 33

October 26, 2017 7:51 AM Shooting, tear gas, bonfires mar Kenya election re-run

KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan police clashed with opposition supporters where burning barricades and gangs of youths prevented voting in some towns in an election re-run, seeking to challenge the credibility of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s expected victory. In the western city of Kisumu, stone-throwing youths heeding opposition leader Raila Odinga’s 121

October 26, 2017 4:20 AM Urban rush – of migration and food security

Migration, as a growing phenomenon, is a critical determinant in shaping global economic, political and social policies. And while migration has been a source of economic and cultural benefits, the recent global trends are indicative of the travesties faced by populations, who migrate due to lack of food security and conflict. A large share of migrants 121

October 25, 2017 6:06 PM Libyan oil production gains limited

Accra, Oct. 20, (UPI/GNA) - War damage to port facilities in Libya could constrain production to around 1.25 million barrels per day, analysis from consultant group Wood Mackenzie found. Secondary sources reporting to the economists at the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries said Libya produced an average 923 million barrels of oil per day last month 103