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Is the African Nation of Angola the Next Venezuela?

December 12, 2019//-Before the current economic and humanitarian crisis that plagues Venezuela was realized, warning signs were present as the country’s debt and corruption began taking a toll on foreign investors.

Central Bank Digital Currencies: 4 Questions and Answers

December 12, 2019//-Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) is a complex and multidisciplinary topic requiring active analysis and debate. 

Can African Smallholders Farm themselves Out of Poverty?

Hard work and poor prospects for smallholder farming households in Africa. Swathi Sridharan (formerly ICRISAT, Bulawayo), CC BY-SA David Harris, Bangor University; Jordan Chamberlin, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), and Kai Mausch, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) A great deal of research on agriculture in Africa is organised around the premise that intensification can […]

It Is Official! Springfield E&P Makes Significant Oil Discovery Offshore Ghana

Accra, Ghana, December 11, 2019//- Springfield Exploration and Production (SEP) Limited and its Partners, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) and GNPC EXPLORCO, officially announced significant oil discovery following its maiden Afina-1 well drilling campaign in the West Cape Three Points (WCTP) Block 2, offshore Ghana.

UNICEF: 166 Million Children Worldwide Have No Birth Certificates

Monrovia, Liberia, December 11, 2019// 166 million children under-five, or 1 in 4, remain unregistered, according to a new report released by UNICEF today on its own 73rd birthday. 

Report: Economic Diversification Can Create More and Better Jobs For Ghanaians   

Accra, December 10, 2019 – Ghana’s economic growth has been strong over the past decade, with annual GDP per capita growth at 4.4 percent between 2006 and 2017.

Killing of 44 Ghanaians: Pressure Mounts On Gov’t to Bring Jammeh to Book  

Accra, Ghana, December 10, 2019//-The families of the 44 Ghanaians who were killed in The Gambia, survivors and civil society organizations are piling pressure on the Akufo-Addo-led government to bring Yahya Jammeh, the former Gambian President to book.

Ghana: NDC, 4 Other Parties Walk Out of IPAC Meeting Over New Biometric Register

Accra, Ghana, December 10, 2019//-The National Democratic Congress (NDC), the People’s National Congress (PNC) together with some other political parties, have walked out of an Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting with the Electoral Commission.

AIDS Commission Reveals That 80% of HIV Patients In Ghana Are Christians

Accra, Ghana, December 10, 2019//-The Ghana AIDS Commission has revealed that Christians constitute about 80 per cent of Persons Living HIV (PLHIV) in Ghana.

Ending the TB Epidemic Requires Serious Investment of Dollars, Others

Geneva, Switzerland, December 10, 2019//-The Stop TB Partnership today launched the Global Plan to End TB 2018-2022.

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