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Friends of the Earth is suing Shell for climate pollution

The Friends of the Earth (FoE), Netherlands an environmental rights group says it is suing British headquartered oil company Shell for climate pollution. According to FoE Netherlands Director, Donald Pols, Shell is among the ten biggest climate polluters worldwide. It has been known for over 30 years that it is causing dangerous climate change, …

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Ghana government will stem illicit financial outflow – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed that, the Government has begun a conversation to ensure that every single bar of gold leaving the shores of the country is properly weighed, tested, valued and accounted for.  He said it was unacceptable that for a very long time an institution of …

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Ghana Beyond Aid is a daunting reality – IFS

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The issue of rising public debt makes attainment of the Ghana Beyond Aid’ agenda of the Government almost a daunting reality, Mr Nicholas Ekow de-Heer, Head of Programmes, Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS), has said. He expressed concern about the use of 40 per cent of the national revenue to …

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The AU, fighting corruption and investigative journalism in Africa

It is common knowledge that Africa is not poor, the continent holds the largest share of the world’s precious metals, and while barely half of its arable land has been cultivated, it is the leading producer of cocoa in the world. Indeed, some Gulf countries are known to have purchased …

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