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Coronavirus – Africa: The United States is leading the Humanitarian and Health Assistance Response to COVID-19

U.S. government agencies are working together to prioritize foreign assistance based on coordination and the potential for impact WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, April 3, 2020/ — The U.S. government is leading the world’s humanitarian and health assistance response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are mobilizing all necessary resources to respond rapidly, both at […]

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Coronavirus – Africa: Millions out of school, jeopardising the future of children in West and Central Africa

While the focus of the COVID 19 response is mainly on health systems, the pandemic is already having a devastating impact on children beyond that LONDON, United Kingdom, April 3, 2020/ — Save the Children fears for the future of millions of children, as more than 120,000,000 children and students are currently out of school […]

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African Development Bank celebrates milestone with first social bond listing on London Stock Exchange

Record-breaking $3 billion Fight Covid-19 social bond launches on LSE: a first for the Bank ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, April 3, 2020/ — The African Development Bank’s (www.AfDB.org) “Fight Covid-19” social bond, the largest social bond to date to be issued in the capital markets, listed on London Stock Exchange on Friday 3 April 2020, and […]

Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday in Calabasas, California
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Sources: Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna die in helicopter crash

The crash comes one day after Bryant was passed by Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James for third place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. As late as 10:39 p.m. ET Saturday, Bryant was active on social media, congratulating James on Twitter during the Lakers’ 108-91 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. A visibly shaken James wiped his eyes with tissues […]

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‘Beyond The Return’: Afro-Nation Festival To Stay In Ghana For Five Years

The Ghana Tourism Authority, on behalf of the Government of Ghana, and Event Horizon, Organisers of the Afro-Nation Festival, on Monday, 20th January, 2020, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Ghana to play host to “the biggest urban music beach festival in the world” for the next five years. The MoU, which was signed by Mr. Akwasi Agyeman, […]

President Akufo-Addo has agreed in principle to send some Ghanaian nurses to Barbados to support that country’s health system which is in need of nurses.
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Akufo-Addo To Export Ghanaian Nurses To Barbados

This came up when the president met with the Prime Minister of Barbados at Bridgetown on Friday on a day’s visit to that country as part of his larger visit to the Caribbeans. About 375 nurses will be considered for this cooperation. Addressing a press conference in the aftermath of the bilateral discussions, Barbadian Prime […]

President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo. (Source: presidency.gov.gh)
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PRESIDENT NANA AKUFO-ADDO – ‘THE GHANAIAN VISIONARY’

− historic State Visit for June 10-12 In the next few days, history will be made when President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, visits this country. It is the first time a sitting Ghanaian leader will visit Guyana. The West African leader’s two-day visit will commence on Monday, June 10. President Akufo-Addo was born on March […]

Guyana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Karen Cummings and Ghana’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Shirley Botchwey, sign the bilateral agreements as President David Granger and Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo observe. (Source: Keno George)
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GUYANA AND GHANA CEMENT FRIENDSHIP

─ sign bilateral agreements covering several areas of mutual interest Guyana and Ghana further strengthened their relationship today, as the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the two states signed bilateral agreements covering several areas of mutual interest. The signing follows bilateral talks between President David Granger and Ghanaian Head of State, Nana Akufo-Addo. The Ghanaian […]

President Ghana receives highest national award from Guyana
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President Ghana receives highest award from Guyana

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana receives the highest award from Guyana, The Order of Excellence. This award is reserved for the most prominent people who have contributed to the country. The Ghanaian president arrived in Guyana at 11 p.m. (local time) last night for his first ever state visit. He was accompanied by a delegation […]