Category Archives: Banking and Finance

GHANA TO STOP RICE IMPORTS SOON – AGRICULTURE MINISTER

ACCRA– Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto has stated that the ministry is working to reduce drastically, if not stop the import of rice within the next four to five years.

It follows the …

ALGERIA NABS 61 EUROPE-BOUND ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS OFF WESTERN COAST

ALGIERS– Coastguards in Algeria’s western province of Oran on Monday deterred 61 people from sailing illegally to European shores in three separate operations, APS news agency reported.

The first operation foiled illegal immigration attempts of …

ALGERIA NABS 61 EUROPE-BOUND ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS OFF WESTERN COAST

ALGIERS– Coastguards in Algeria’s western province of Oran on Monday deterred 61 people from sailing illegally to European shores in three separate operations, APS news agency reported.

The first operation foiled illegal immigration attempts of …

AU WARNED BURUNDI AFTER EX-PRES BUYOYA ARREST WARRANT, JEOPARDISES PEACE EFFORTS

ADDIS ABABA–The African Union (AU) has warned Burundi against moves to jeopardise peace efforts after an international arrest warrant was issued for ex-leader Pierre Buyoya and 16 other officials.

They are accused of being behind …

DR CONGO: GUNFIRE, THREATS AND CURFEWS SLOW FIGHT AGAINST EBOLA

GOMA (DR Congo)– When medics tried to reach Ebola patients in a village in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo during a recent surge in violence, they were blocked by men wielding machetes and axes.

Worried …