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South Sudan’s peace agreement: Good news or more trouble ahead?

South Sudan has a new peace agreement. The question is: will it hold? According to author and scholar Douglas Johnson, that depends on a lot of factors. If it holds,

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Ghana Railway project on course

Government’s avowed plan to construct a rail line from Accra to Paga in the Upper East Region through Kumasi and Tamale is still in full force, the Minister of Railways

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BRICS wants to tap more into own potential

Diamonds and oranges: Five countries that jointly represent at least 40 per cent of the world’s people and GDP discussed details of economic collaboration at the 10th BRICS summit in

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Ghana Leader Names New Election Chief, Opposition Dismayed

VOA News, Accra — Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday named lawyer and governance specialist Jean Mensa to head the national electoral commission, dismaying the main opposition party which said Mensa

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Africa’s Richest Man Arranges $4.5B of Financing for Oil Refinery

VOA News, Lagos — Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has arranged more than $4.5 billion in debt financing for his Nigerian oil refinery project and aims to start production in early