Ghana’s anti-corruption prosecutor resigns, accuses the President of interference

Ghana’s anti-corruption crusader, Martin Alamisi Burnes Kaiser Amidu, has resigned from his position three years after he was appointed by Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo who is the current ECOWAS Chairman.  “This is to inform the public that I resigned from my position as the Special Prosecutor of the Office of the Special Prosecutor with immediate […]

Rwanda recruits one of the world’s top bankers – Ivorian Tidjane Thiam

The services of the much sought-after Ivorian banker, Tidjane Thiam has been hired by Rwanda to help boost Kigali’s financial sector. Mr. Thiam has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rwanda Finance Limited, the government agency responsible for the development and promotion of the Kigali International Financial Centre (KIFC). The KIFC as […]

Ghanaian revolutionary leader, Jerry John Rawlings dies at 73

Former Ghanaian revolutionary leader, Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings has reportedly died on Thursday, November 12th, 2020. Highly placed family members have confirmed the news to local Ghanaian media outlets; the actual cause of death is not yet disclosed to the general public but reports have it that he died after a short illness. According […]

Sudan to pay $335 million to US to be removed from blacklist

The Sudanese government is set to bail the country as the transitional government officials have reportedly agreed to pay $335 million to the United States to be removed from a blacklist.   Sudan has since been profiled as part of states that sponsor terrorism owing to alleged involvement in certain attacks, including attacks on United States […]

West African ECO cannot be launched this year because of coronavirus – Alassane Ouattara

Eight Former French colonies announced earlier this year, the planned adoption of a common currency to replace the much-criticized French-backed CFA franc; the arrangement came with a package set to put an end to the exploitative 50% foreign exchange reserves kept in the French Treasury, see to the withdrawal of French representatives from the region’s […]

Connect Africa: Nigerian set to build $1.9b rail line to Niger

The wish of every Pan-Africanist is to see a well-connected continent where infrastructure is built to facilitate the flow of resources from one country to another with ease to boost intercontinental trade and promote development. That is exactly what Nigeria is about to do. Reports have it that President Buhari led administration of Nigeria has […]

Nigeria rebukes UK and USA for undermining sovereignty

The government of Nigeria has rebuked the United States of America and the United Kingdom for a joint plan to impose restriction on people who undermine electoral processes in Nigeria.  In a statement released by the spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr Ferdinand Nwonye on Friday, the government stated that, “they (UK and […]

Mali coup: Junta called on J.J Rawlings; can he resolve the impasse?

The new development on the Mali issue is that a four member delegation from the military coup leaders have called on the former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings who is not only a seasoned politician but also very experienced in terms of coup and transition of power. The team which was led by its […]