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GHANA ASKS MEMBERS OF WEST AFRICA MONETARY ZONE TO TACKLE ECONOMIC CHALLENGES

ACCRA, Vice-President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur of Ghana has called on fellow member states of the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) to urgently tackle the economic challenges facing their respective countries.

The fall in international prices of …

SYMPOSIUM ON AFRICAN DESCENDANTS IN LATAM OPENS IN MEXICO CITY

MEXICO CITY, An international symposium on “African Descendants in Latin America, the Caribbean and the Diaspora: Recognition, Justice and Development in the 21st Century” has opened at the Mexico City Museum.

Jesús Ortega, the former …

TWO SOUTH AFRICAN AIRPORTS TO BE SOLAR-POWERED

JOHANNESBURG, The two major airports in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province in Kimberley and Upington will soon be solar powered.

This comes as the Airports Company South Africa carries out construction of a 500-kilowatt (kw) …

United States Condemns Attacks in Burkina Faso

The United States strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso that began Friday: one on the Splendid Hotel, Capuccino Cafe, and the Yibi Hotel in which more than 25 people were killed, and another …

Today’s News Today’s Features Programmes Regions About Us Your Account 16 Jan 2016 Elections, security issues of concern in West Africa

Upcoming elections and the recurrence of terrorist attacks in West Africa are of concern for the UN Security Council.

The Council was briefed this week by the top UN official for the West African region …