Covid-19: Ghana receives 1 bln USD assistance from IMF to boost post-covid recovery

ACCRA, Ghana has received a sum of 1 billion U.S. dollars from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to boost its post-COVID-19 economic recovery, the Ministry of Finance said. The package is part of the fund’s 650-billion-dollar package approved to support the post-COVID economic recovery in IMF member states. “The new allocation will meet the additional […]

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Egypt urges dialogue to end Algeria-Morocco diplomatic rift

CAIRO, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry urged for dialogue to end the diplomatic rift between Algeria and Morocco. Shoukry made the remarks during two separate phone conversations with his Algerian and Moroccan counterparts Ramtane Lamamra and Nasser Bourita, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. During the two conversations, Shoukry discussed the recent developments […]

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Algeria says to divert Spain gas supplies away from Morocco pipeline

ALGIERS, Algeria said it was ready to divert all its Spain-bound natural gas exports via an undersea pipeline that bypasses Morocco, state media said, days after Algiers cut ties with its North African rival. In a meeting with Spanish Ambassador Fernando Moran, Energy Minister Mohamed Arkab stressed “Algeria’s full commitment to cover all of Spain’s […]

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Mali releases ex-interim president and PM from house arrest

BAMAKO, Former Malian interim President Bah Ndaw and his prime minister, Moctar Ouane, have been freed from house arrest by the authorities who deposed them in May, a committee monitoring the post-coup transition has said. Their detention by military officers in May marked Mali’s second coup since the overthrow of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita the […]

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