American mayor says Ghana is well-positioned to grow

Mr Dale V. C Holness, Mayor of Broward County, Florida, USA, has said Ghana is well-positioned to grow in tremendous ways if she creates business opportunities for prosperity for its people.

He said the country’s role in West Africa made it the hub to connecting to businesses for development and Broward County would want to be contributing to that.

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USA and Ghana Sign Declaration of Partnership on Food Security

By Ike Dzokpo 

The governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Ghana signed a Declaration of Partnership at the African Green Revolution Forum hosted in Accra.

The Declaration launches a five-year Feed the Future Country Plan for Ghana that will increase investments in agriculture, build greater resilience, and improve household nutrition.

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Trump: Egypt’s Sisi is ‘very important’ to US

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi is “a very important element” to the United States in maintaining the region’s stability, the US President Donald Trump said yesterday.

“Egypt has already presented a great performance under the commandership of President El-Sisi,” Trump said during his meeting with Sisi on the sidelines of the G7 Summit in France.

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Ethiopia, USA Sign MoU to Exchange Terrorist Screening Information

The United States of America and Ethiopia have signed a memorandum of understanding to exchange terrorist screening information.

Ethiopian National Intelligence and Security Services, Director-General, Demelash Gebremichael, signed the MoU with Charles H. Kable, Assistant Director for the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Director of the United States Terrorist Screening Center.

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CSUC Collaborates With Wheaton College, USA

By Emmanuel Adinkrah

A 3-member delegation from Wheaton College (WC), Chicago-USA has met with management board of the Christian Service University College, CSUC, Kumasi to promote Christian Higher Education in Ghana.

The two Christian Higher institutions sought to discuss collaboration issues that seek to enhance academic growth of their staff and students. Continue reading “CSUC Collaborates With Wheaton College, USA”

For Two Decades, Morocco Has Been an Important Ally of the US

By Ahmed Charai

In 1999, King Mohammed VI took the throne after his father’s death, and pledged to renew the monarchy on the basis of steady political and social reforms toward inclusive governance, egalitarianism and the rule of law.

He initiated an equity and reconciliation commission to both acknowledge the prior suffering of elements of the Moroccan population at the hands of the security services and begin to compensate the families for their losses. Continue reading “For Two Decades, Morocco Has Been an Important Ally of the US”

US Students Learn Life Lessons While Building School in Senegal

By Annika Hammerschlag
GUEDJ MARTIN, SENEGAL – The roar of power drills fills the air in the village of Guedj Martin, a typically quiet community of 2,000 people located some 100 kilometers (62 miles) from the Senegalese capital of Dakar. It’s an unusual sound to hear in a village with no electricity, but the noise is a welcome disruption. A group of 13 students and five chaperones from Lich-Wilmerding High School in San Francisco has spent the last two weeks building a primary school that will serve Guedj Martin and its neighboring villages. They’re covered in dirt, dust and sweat, and blue and yellow paint is splattered on their clothes and shoes.

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U.S.-Africa Business Summit Successfully Advances The Trade, Investment And Commercial Partnership Between The U.S. And Africa

Heads of State, Vice Presidents, and Prime Ministers from nine African nations attended the Corporate Council on Africa’s 12th U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Maputo, Mozambique on June 18-21. They were joined by Ministers of Finance, Foreign Affairs, Commerce, Economy, Public Works, and ICT from more than 25 countries across the continent. The Government of Mozambique was the Summit co-host, and the more than 1,000 Summit attendees including government and business leaders, investors and policy makers were welcomed to the Joaquim Chissano International Conference Center, Maputo by His Excellency Filipe Nyusi, the President of Mozambique. Continue reading “U.S.-Africa Business Summit Successfully Advances The Trade, Investment And Commercial Partnership Between The U.S. And Africa”

NY Air National Guard fire fighters meet South African counterparts in State Partnership Program exchange

Four senior New York Air National Guard firefighters spent April 29 to May 5 in Cape Town to learn from, and share their experiences with, firefighters in South Africa’s Western Cape Province.

The four members of the 106th Rescue Wing– Master Sgt. Brian Cavanagh, Master Sgt. Fredric Pravato, Staff Sgt. Robert Despres Jr., and Staff Sgt. Joshua Lebenns—are based at F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base at Westhampton Beach on Long Island. Continue reading “NY Air National Guard fire fighters meet South African counterparts in State Partnership Program exchange”