West Africa

Franco-Senegalese Pap Ndiaye appointed Education Minister in France

Franco-Senegalese Pap Ndiaye appointed Education Minister in France

French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne has announced the appointment of Pap Ndiaye, a Franco-Senegalese historian, as Minister of National Education and Youth. Previously, director of the Museum of the History of Immigration, the Franco-Senegalese historian was entrusted with the portfolio of National Education and Youth. This appointment has aroused some …

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“It’s not biblical for a wife to have her husband’s surname” – Ghanaian pastor

"It's not biblical for a wife to have her husband's surname" - Ghanaian pastor

The Accra Regional Overseer of Resurrection Power and Living Bread Ministries, Bishop Yaw Owusu-Ansah, claimed that it is unbiblical for a woman to adopt her husband’s surname after marriage. Bishop Owusu-Ansah made the controversial statement while speaking on Accra-based Joy FM’s Super Morning Show on Friday, May 20. “I believe …

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No other government has industrialized Ghana like mine – Akufo-Addo

No other government has industrialized Ghana like mine - Akufo-Addo

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo hailed the massive industrialization drive launched by his government since coming to power and said no other government has done it before them. According to President Akufo-Addo, the achievements the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has chalked in industrialization cannot be matched by any government in …

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Nigeria: Treasury chief suspended for alleged fraud

Nigeria: Treasury chief suspended for alleged fraud

Authorities in Nigeria suspended indefinitely the country’s accountant-general, Ahmed Idriss after he was arrested by anti-corruption investigators over fraud charges. According to authorities, Mr Idris’s suspension was meant to allow proper investigation of the claims. “He is accused of being linked to fraud, money laundering and diverting nearly $200m from …

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