Politics

From Canteen Attendant To Vice President of Uganda, Meet Rtd. Mjr. Jessica Alupo

Women in politics, unlike a few decades ago, has become a noticeable occurrence in African politics. Though strides have been made towards female representation in echelons of power, much is still left to be done. Uganda has been a model country when it comes to women in politics, giving Africa its first female Vice President …

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From Secondary School Teacher To 1st Female Prime Minister of Uganda, Meet Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja

Uganda has named the country’s first woman prime minister, Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja. Assuming office on the 21st of June 2021, Nabbanja was nominated by President Yoweri Museveni on the 8th of June and approved by parliament to work as prime minister for the next five years. Only 25 years ago, Nabbanja was a school teacher at Uganda …

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Ghanaians React To Ghana-Rwanda Partnership To Reciprocally Establish Factories

The Ghanaian government has shared the news of a collaboration between it and its Rwandan counterpart to foster bilateral relations and development. The partnership is set to entail Ghana establishing a chocolate processing plant in Rwanda and supplying them processed organic cocoa in the forms of cocoa nibs or cocoa Liquor. Rwanda in turn will …

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In Focus: Ghana Joins The United Nations Security Council As A Non-Permanent Member

Ghana, the black star of Africa has been elected to the United Nations Security Council. This comes closely on the heels of Ghana being the first African country to begin COVID vaccination through the COVAX initiative. The Security Council is a body of 15 members, five of which are permanent and have veto power: the United States, …

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Meet H. E. Martha Ama Akyaa Pobee, The UN’s Assistant Secretary-General from Ghana

Her Excellency Martha Ama Akyaa Pobee, a Ghanaian diplomat has been appointed as the new Assistant Secretary-General for Africa in the Departments of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peace Operations. Following the legacy left behind by the late Kofi Annan, she is well on her way to making history in global politics. The announcement was …

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GHANA LIKELY TO START COVID-19 VACCINE PRODUCTION, 1st OF ITS KIND IN AFRICA

The German embassy in Ghana has recently announced it’s partnership with the government of Ghana in conducting a feasibility study on vaccine production in Ghana. If the outcome of the study proves favourable, Ghana will be the first African country to produce a covid-19 vaccine since the pandemic began. READ ALSO: GHANA TO BEGIN MASS …

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MEET SAMIA SULUHU HASSAN, TANZANIA’S FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENT

As women across the world reclaim their voices and work to be heard, progress is being made slowly but surely. Just days after the celebration of the International Women’s Day with the theme “Choose To Challenge” to recognize women who are making headway in politics, social life, entrepreneurship and other facets of life, the East …

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY : WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

International Women’s Day is a day set aside globally to celebrate women and their achievements. This year’s theme, “Choose To Challenge”, seeks to urge everyone to challenge the gender bias in the social, cultural, economic and political terrains to make way for a more balanced world, to work to accelerate women’s equality. Though the United …

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March 4th 1957: The Day Martin Luther King Arrived In Ghana

Ghanaians in the country and across the world hold the month of March in special regard. It is the month in which Ghana celebrates her independence from the British Empire, a feat that pioneered the fight for independence across the African continent. Building up to the day of commemoration, that is, the 6th of March, …

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