NETANYAHU WOOS WEST AFRICAN LEADERS AT LIBERIA SUMMIT

NETANYAHU WOOS WEST AFRICAN LEADERS AT LIBERIA SUMMIT. sraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called on African leaders to partner with his country so as to build the continent’s capacity. He said the continent has a future and with Israel’s success in technology, Africa will realize its dreams of finding solutions to its problems. “I saw the resources, diversity, passion, and young entrepreneurs who are building companies. Africans are seizing the future and Israel wants to seize this future with you,” Netanyahu told West African leaders on Sunday at the 51st ECOWAS Summit of Heads of State in Liberia’s capital Monrovia. Russia, China, India, are doing all these programs with

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PARIS SHOOTING: GUNMAN SHOOTS 2 POLICE OFFICERS ON CHAMPS-ELYSEES, KILLING 1

PARIS SHOOTING: GUNMAN SHOOTS 2 POLICE OFFICERS ON CHAMPS-ELYSEES, KILLING 1. PARIS — Paris police say a gunman has killed a police officer and wounded another before being killed himself in an attack on the Champs-Elysees shopping district. Paris police spokeswoman Johanna Primevert told the Associated Press that the attacker targeted police guarding the area near the Franklin Roosevelt subway station Thursday night at the center of the avenue popular with tourists.   Deadly shooting on Paris’s Champs-Elysees A Paris resident said scores of tourists fled into the side streets when the shooting occurred. French President Francois Hollande has scheduled an emergency meeting. Shortly after the shooting, President Trump said the

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PRESIDENT NANA ADDO’S OFFICIAL EASTER MESSAGE

PRESIDENT NANA ADDO’S OFFICIAL EASTER MESSAGE. DISCLAIMER: “The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not neccessarily reflect those of  Ghana Media World. The contents of this article are of sole responsibility of the author(s).  Ghana Media World will not be responsible or liable for any inaccurate or incorrect statements contained in this article.” © GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM HAVE A SAY. WHAT DO YOU THINK? DROP COMMENTS! SOURCE:  WWW.GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM @ghanamediaworld on Twitter / lnstagram  ghanamediaworld Do you have a story for The Ghanameiaworld Online news team? Email us at ghanamediaworld@gmail.com Or call us: THE NEWS ITEMS ARE REAL  AND WE ARE NOT FAKE MEDIA,WE ARE HERE  FOR YOU

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GHANAIAN JOURNALISTS IN GOOD STANDING

GHANAIAN JOURNALISTS IN GOOD STANDING. The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has released a list of members in good standing. Founded in 1949, the GJA has become the umbrella organization representing Ghanaian Journalists. It is registered as a professional association and listed as one of several bodies on the board of the National Media Commission. In its activities GJA tends to achieve higher professional standards, to promote and defend press freedom and to create solidarity among Ghanaian journalists and with other journalists both in Ghana and abroad. To realize these objectives GJA organizes educational programmes, workshops, seminars and lectures on issues relevant to media development and growth. Download the full list

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GERMANY MOVES 100 TONNES OF ITS GOLD FROM NEW YORK TO FRANKFURT

GERMANY MOVES 100 TONNES OF ITS GOLD FROM NEW YORK TO FRANKFURT. Germany’s central bank said on Thursday it sped up the process of bringing its gold home from foreign vaults in 2016, moving more than 200 tonnes from New York and Paris. The Bundesbank relocated some 216 tonnes of the precious metal to its headquarters in Frankfurt last year, including 111 tonnes from New York and 105 from Paris. That amount was a slight increase over the 2015 total of 210 tonnes, while 2014 saw 120 tonnes moved and 2013 just 37 tonnes. During the Cold War, the Bundesbank kept much of its reserves outside the country for fear

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NO FUEL SHORTAGE

NO FUEL SHORTAGE. The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) wishes to assure the general public that there is sufficient supply of fuel in the country to meet domestic demand contrary to some speculations in sections of the media. The current stock position in the country indicates there is over 200 million litres of gasoil and more than 100 million litres of petrol at various depots throughout the country. These stocks are expected to last up to 6weeks. Additionally, over 73 million litres of gasoil and 46 million litres of petrol are expected to be delivered into the country from the 13th to 18th February 2017. The NPA continuously monitors the weekly

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IVORY COAST DENIES MARITIME BOUNDARY AGREEMENT WITH GHANA

IVORY COAST DENIES MARITIME BOUNDARY AGREEMENT WITH GHANA. Ivory Coast has denied concluding an agreement with Ghana on its maritime boundary. Ghana earlier argued that both countries share a long-standing agreement on its maritime boundary, per their domestic laws, calling on the ITLOS to dismiss Ivory Coast’s claims. But Ivory Coast’s Minister of Mines, Petroleum and Energy, and Head of the country’s delegation at the ITLOS, Adama Toungara on Thursday refuted such claims, saying his country never arrived at an agreement on the maritime boundary with Ghana. “Mr. President,  even if Cote D’lvoire and Ghana have concluded an agreement on their land boundary, Cote D’lvoire and Ghana have never concluded

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SUDAN PRESIDENT ACCUSES EGYPT OF BACKING OPPONENTS

SUDAN PRESIDENT ACCUSES EGYPT OF BACKING OPPONENTS. Dubai (AFP) – Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir accused the Egyptian government of harbouring and backing Sudanese opposition figures fighting his troops, in remarks broadcast on Sunday. In his first such accusation against Cairo, Bashir said in an interview broadcast by Al-Arabiya that Sudanese opposition figures were “backed by Egyptian intelligence services”. “We raise this issue every time when we meet Egyptian officials,” said Bashir. Sudanese troops are fighting rebels in three conflict regions — Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan. “Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is a good man and he is my friend, but it’s the Egyptian intelligence that I am accusing,”

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GAMBIA’S YAHYA JAMMEH ‘AGREES TO STEP DOWN’

GAMBIA’S YAHYA JAMMEH ‘AGREES TO STEP DOWN’. Incoming President Adama Barrow says outgoing leader of 22 years has finally agreed to cede and will leave the country. Gambia’s new president has said that Yahya Jammeh, who ruled the country for 22 years and refused to step down after losing the recent election, has finally “agreed to leave”. Writing on Twitter on Friday, Adama Barrow said Jammeh would also leave the country. “I would like to inform you that Yahya Jammeh has agreed to step down. He is scheduled to depart Gambia today. #NewGambia,” he tweeted. Barrow was sworn-in at Gambia’s embassy in Dakar in neighbouring Senegal on Thursday. Red carpets were

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NATIONAL SECURITY OBAMA LARGELY COMMUTES SENTENCE OF CHELSEA MANNING, U.S. SOLDIER CONVICTED FOR LEAKING CLASSIFIED INFORMATION

NATIONAL SECURITY OBAMA LARGELY COMMUTES SENTENCE OF CHELSEA MANNING, U.S. SOLDIER CONVICTED FOR LEAKING CLASSIFIED INFORMATION. President Obama largely commuted the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, an Army private convicted in 2013 of taking secret diplomatic and military documents and disclosing them to WikiLeaks. Obama also granted a full and complete pardon to Ret. Marine General James E. Cartwright for lying to the FBI in a probe of a leak of classified information about a covert U.S.-Israeli cyberattack on Iran’s nuclear program. A former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who was known as Obama’s favorite general, Cartwright pleaded guilty in October and was sentenced last week

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IGP POST: KUDALOR SET TO STEP ASIDE….ASANTE-APEATU TIPPED TO TAKE OVER

IGP POST: KUDALOR SET TO STEP ASIDE….ASANTE-APEATU TIPPED TO TAKE OVER. As the search for the new Inspector General of Police (IGP) continues, asempanews.com is reliably informed that President Akufo-Addo could settle on DCOP David Asante-Apeatu. Knowledgeable sources say the president has had series of meetings with the top echelons of the Ghana Police Service and his security advisors and would soon instruct sitting IGP, DCOP John Kudalor to step aside. Asempanews.com understands the search for the new head of the Police Service started in earnest two weeks ago and DCOP Asante-Apeatu’s appointment was rubber-stamped this week. DCOP Asante-Apeatu is intrigued by the possibility of steering the affairs of the

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