A historic opportunity for Sudan

PRESS RELEASE Sudan’s ruling military council and the political opposition, represented by the Forces of Freedom and Change, signed a comprehensive agreementOSLO, Norway, August 6, 2019/ — ‘Norway congratulates the parties on having reached a peace agreement for Sudan, and thanks the AU and Ethiopia for their important contributions to the negotiations. This is a good […]


Ecobank Transnational Incorporated Announces New Appointment – Group Consumer Banking Head

PRESS RELEASE Nana Araba Abban held several senior positions with Standard Chartered Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and other institutionsLOME, Togo, August 5, 2019/ — Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI (, the Lomé-based parent company of the Ecobank Group, announce appointment of Nana Araba Abban as Group Consumer Banking Head with immediate effect.   Nana will be […]

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Obama urges Americans to reject leaders who stoke hatred

Former US President Barack Obama has called on Americans to reject language from any of their leaders that feeds hatred or normalises racism. Mr Obama did not name anyone but his rare comments came after President Donald Trump sought to deflect criticism that his anti-immigrant rhetoric had fuelled violence. In a speech on Monday, Mr […]