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AU names Africa's best and worst

All 53 AU member states have ratified the African Charter on Human and People's Rights (1981)The African Union (AU) Commission on Sunday declared six of its member states as the "worst performing Governments" for not ratifying various treaties, protocols, and conventions.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 March 2012 21:38

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EPA for survival: Ghanaian farmers seek EU access

Pineapple and banana exporters in Ghana have attributed their continued survival to the signing of Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) with their government four years ago.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 January 2012 04:02

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Nigeria: Do not touch my subsidy !

Thousands of protesters across the country demanded the exit of President Jonathan’s government after the fuel price hike/Photo/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFPThe economics make sense. ­Nigeria spent $8bn in fuel subsidies in the first nine months of 2011 – just less than one-third of the national budget. 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 February 2012 14:46

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Storm over Nigerian traders in Ghana

Between 2009 and 2010 the government closed downed several shops owned by Nigerians in the capital Accra/Photo/ReutersThe proliferation of foreign informal traders has sparked a storm in Ghana forcing the government to issue a statement promising a clampdown.

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 August 2018 17:13

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Ghana's cleaner production centre to serve west Africa

The initiative aims to effectively reduce industry's impact on the environment/Photo/ReutersIn a move that is seen as an effort to address environmental issues following the Durban Climate Change talks late last year, Ghana has taken its commitment towards environmental management and sustainability further.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 January 2012 03:17

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African economic growth halves in 2011



Janneh says that political developments will impact on Africa’s growth prospectsEconomic Growth in Africa fell by almost half in 2011 compared to the growth registered in the previous year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 January 2012 19:13

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