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October 4, 2017 9:17 AM Catalonia to declare independence from Spain as soon as weekend: leader

BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia will move as soon as this weekend to declare independence from Spain, the region’s leader said, moving the European Union country closer to a rupture that threatens the foundations of its young democracy. The constitutional crisis has hit the euro and Spanish stocks and bonds and Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) Spanish 70

October 2, 2017 5:31 PM NADMO urges ECOWAS to establish emergency fund for disaster management

The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) has urged ECOWAS to establish an emergency fund for disaster management in the sub-region. Mr Seji Saji, the Deputy Director General of NADMO said there was the need for ECOWAS to reinforce its role and mandate in humanitarian response and coordination in the sub-region by setting up dedicated funds 72

September 29, 2017 9:14 PM Threatened by Madrid, Catalonia Referendum Is Game of Cat and Mouse

Two weeks ago, Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, posted a message on Twitter supporting the Catalan vote, which threatens to sunder an important European Union member. Carles Puigdemont, the leader of Catalonia, said in an interview this week that Mr. Assange and others could voice their support, but that no one had sought their help. Voting 80

September 28, 2017 6:48 AM Chelsea news LIVE updates: Conte quit claim, Batshuayi taunts Diego Costa, Luiz slammed

CHELSEA recorded a famous win against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League - Express Sport brings you all the reaction and latest news from Stamford Bridge. 05:50: Antonio Conte would have walked out on Chelsea if they had signed Romelu Lukaku instead of Alvaro Morata, claims John Giles. Chelsea were understood to be keen on bringing Lukaku back to Stamford 66

September 28, 2017 12:46 AM Oilwatch Africa conference opens in Accra

Oilwatch Ghana, an environmental non-governmental organisation (NGO) on Tuesday, in Accra, opened a three-day conference to discuss how natural renewable resources can be harnessed and exploited sustainably to the benefit of mankind. The meeting, which is on the theme: “Fossil Fuels Over Africa and Alternative Energy,” has representatives from the Academia 50

September 27, 2017 3:39 PM Why Doesn’t Trump Challenge Kim Jong Un to a Duel?

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has called Trump a “mentally deranged U.S. dotard,” a “frightened dog,” a “rogue,” and a “gangster.” This is his response to Trump's having called the “Rocket Man” an obvious “madman.” It sounds like the usual Twitter war. Or think of any other normal conflict in your life. You have co-workers who are fighting, family 136

September 27, 2017 1:24 PM Kwesi Appiah opens can of worms with new calls

Ghanaian fans urged Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah to act after a poor World Cup qualifier against Congo in Kumasi -- and so he did with a squad for the next round of qualifiers that is heavy on big-name omissions and surprise inclusions. In typical Ghana football fashion, Appiah simply released the squad without much explanation for his choices, but that release 75

September 27, 2017 12:24 AM USAID donates equipment to CREMA in Kassena-Nankana

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through Feed the Future’s Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Project ((AgNRM) has donated assorted equipment to Sanyiga, Kassena Gavara Kara Community Resource Management Area (CREMA). The items included a number of tricycle motors, motorbikes, bicycles, computers and accessories 69

September 26, 2017 11:47 PM ACEP commends Ghana & Cote d'Ivoire over commitment to ITLOS ruling

The African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has commended both Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire over their commitment towards the ruling by the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for Law of the Sea (ITLOS). The Special Chamber on Saturday, September 23 ruled in favour of Ghana as far as the maritime boundary dispute between the two countries was concerned 66

September 26, 2017 11:04 PM Buhari can’t delegate restructuring power, says Agbakoba

President Muhammadu Buhari cannot delegate the responsibility of leading the process of restructuring Nigeria, a former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) President Dr Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) yesterday. At a briefing in Lagos, Agbakoba said contrary to the President’s position that the National Assembly should lead the process, the Constitution empowers him to do so. He said: “The president 63