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July 25, 2018 3:08 PM African Court organises seminars for ECOWAS

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights has rolled-out mechanism to equip two Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Republic of Sierra Leone and Liberia to deepen state actors understanding of the Continental Courts jurisprudence. The African Court team headed by its President, Justice Sylvain Ore, will visit Sierra Leone from August 503

March 26, 2018 5:25 PM GIS to implement 5-yr strategic plan to end illegal migration

The Ghana Immigration Service is set to implement a five-year strategic plan aimed at reforming the Service to deal with the menace of illegal migration. The plan, which is expected to span between 2018 and 2022, is a continuation of an earlier strategic plan that ended in 2015. Briefing the media at a validation workshop, the Chairman of the Strategic 105

March 14, 2018 6:51 AM Ghana to partner Nigeria to fight crime

The government of Ghana has indicated that it will join forces with its neighbor Nigeria to deal with the evolving security threat within the West African Sub-region. There have been recent reports of terrorist attacks and other security concerns in countries such as Mali, Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire. Ghana’s Minister of State in Charge of National Security 123

November 12, 2017 9:27 AM Morroco beat Cote d’Ivoire to book World Cup place

Morocco qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a 2-0 victory away to Ivory Coast, who missed out on a fourth consecutive appearance at the finals. Goals from defenders Nabil Dirar and Medhi Benatia in Abidjan ensured that Morocco would finish as Group C winners. Morocco needed only a draw in their last group game to finish top of the standings 85

November 2, 2017 4:00 PM Ivory Coast increases electricity output with new hydro plant

IVORYCOAST-ELECTRICITY/:Ivory Coast increases electricity output with new hydro plant SOUBRE, Ivory Coast, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast started producing power on Thursday at a 275 megawatt (MW) hydroelectric plant that will boost the country's electricity output by more than 10 percent. Ivory Coast, the world's top cocoa grower, has emerged from a decade-long 109

October 29, 2017 10:15 PM In Niger, Where U.S. Troops Died, a Lawless and Shifting Landscape

The United States has about 800 service members in Niger, yet the scale of its military operations there surprised even two high-ranking senators: Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democratic leader, and Lindsey Graham, an influential South Carolina Republican, said in recent interviews on “Meet the Press” that they had not realized the extent of the military’s 122

October 26, 2017 10:57 AM MFWA first ever media conference begins on Friday

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) will hold its first ever West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards in Accra tomorrow. The conference which will close on Satruday will feature sessions on topical journalism issues and also provide opportunities for networking with other journalists, editors, and experts from West Africa 111

October 26, 2017 10:34 AM Paa Kwesi Fabin holds no regrets over Black Starlets coaching job

Ghana's U17 coach Samuel Paa Kwesi Fabin says he does not regret taking up the reins of the Black Starlets despite failing to win any trophy with the side. The burly gaffer was handed the Black Starlets coaching role in 2013 but failed to qualify the team to the previous two FIFA juvenile World Cup tournaments. Fabin, however, qualified the team to the 2017 FIFA U17 World 93

October 26, 2017 4:25 AM Goal-line controversy as Spain see off Mali

A brace from Abel Ruiz booked Spain's place in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup final after they beat Mali 3-1 at the D.Y. Patil Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday. Ruiz scored twice in the first half to give Spain the lead at the break, before Ferran Torres made it three with 20 minutes to go. Mali got one back three minutes later but Spain held on to set up a showdown 104

October 25, 2017 11:30 AM ERIC AYIAH ADMITS U17 WORLD CUP WAS TOUGH

Eric Ayiah, captain of Ghana’s U-17 team, Black Starlets has given his general view of the performance of the team at the FIFA U-17 WORLD CUP. “There was pressure on me at the beginning of the World Cup but I told myself I can do it so I have to forget about the pressure and move on”, Ayiah said. Ghana lost to their African counterparts, Mali 2-1 in the quarter 104