Drug Frontier: How cocaine trafficking is impacting West Africa (Special Report)

05/01/2020 – The route first became infamous between the 16th and 19th centuries when millions of West African slaves were shipped to South America through it. But the distance of approximately 2,500 kilometres (between Brazil and Dakar) has acquired a new type of notoriety since the early 2000s after Latin American drug cartels started using it to ship tonnes of narcotics into West Africa, which are later smuggled by drug mules in smaller quantities into Europe. Continuer à lire … « Drug Frontier: How cocaine trafficking is impacting West Africa (Special Report) »

UK/Ghana – UK Minister for Africa visits Ghana to show support for Ghana’s vision to move beyond aid

2018/08/29 – Minister for Africa at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development Harriett Baldwin has announced a major new jobs creation and investment programme during a visit to Ghana on 28 August 2018. The UK’s £20 million Jobs and Economic Transformation (JET) Programme will help create over 15,000 jobs for Ghanaians and is expected to facilitate over £50 million of additional private sector investment. Continuer à lire … « UK/Ghana – UK Minister for Africa visits Ghana to show support for Ghana’s vision to move beyond aid »

Conference to Discuss Future of Africa’s Aviation Industry

2018/07/13 – The international aviation industry will gather in Accra, Ghana this weekend ahead of Routes Africa, which returns on Monday after a year’s hiatus with the last event taking place in Tenerife in 2016.
Dedicated to improving air connectivity across the African continent, this air service development forum stimulates the African aviation industry by bringing together airlines, airports and tourist boards to discuss the development of new air services and expansion of existing ones. Continuer à lire … « Conference to Discuss Future of Africa’s Aviation Industry »

Accra – Experts in nuclear science meet to review work

2018/07/11 – Nuclear scientists and experts are meeting in Accra to review the efforts of member states of the African Regional Cooperative Agreement for Research and Development and Training (AFRA) related to nuclear science and technology for the peaceful promotion of nuclear technology in development. Continuer à lire … « Accra – Experts in nuclear science meet to review work »

UK expands export finance in West Africa with Ghana office

2018/05/29 – Ghana becomes the first West African country to have a representative of the world’s oldest export credit agency, UK Export Finance (UKEF) stationed in-country. Continuer à lire … « UK expands export finance in West Africa with Ghana office »

Le Ghana est un pays sûr malgré les attaques terroristes dans des pays voisins, selon le président Akufo-Addo

18/01/17 – Le président ghanéen, Nana Akufo-Addo, a déclaré mercredi que le Ghana était un endroit sûr pour vivre malgré des attaques terroristes dans les pays voisins.En réponse aux questions des journalistes lors d’une rencontre avec les médias à l’occasion de sa première année au pouvoir, M. Akufo-Addo a déclaré que le Ghana ne pouvait en principe être exempt de risque terroriste et par conséquent, le fait qu’il soit prêt en matière de sécurité est extrêmement important. Continuer à lire … « Le Ghana est un pays sûr malgré les attaques terroristes dans des pays voisins, selon le président Akufo-Addo »