The immediate past Chairman of the African Union and President of Guinea, Alpha Condé, has applauded Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo for his initiatives at ending youth unemployment.
Legendary jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela, a leading figure in the struggle to end apartheid and "the father of South African jazz", has died aged 78.
President Akufo-Addo, has described the peaceful handing over of power from one democratically elected government to another in Liberia, and the swearing-in of President George Oppong Weah, as a good day for West Africa and Africa.
Former international footballer George Weah has been sworn in as president of Liberia.
George Weah has been voted president of Liberia after clinching 12 of the 15 counties in the west African country.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been named among the most three influential leaders in Africa in 2017 by the New Africa Magazine.
Ghana and Italy have resolved to deepen the bilateral relations that exist between the two countries, as well as explore areas of interest which will inure to the mutual benefit of the two countries and their respective populations.
Welcoming him at the Kotoka International Airport Monday evening, Ghana’s Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia wished him a “fruitful visit to our dear country” and hoped his presence will help foster knit relationship between the two countries.
Zimbabwe has officially declared 21 February to be Robert Gabriel Mugabe National Youth Day, thereby making the former president’s birthday a public holiday, the Herald newspaper reports.
French President Emmanuel Macron starts his first tour of Africa on Monday. He is to visit Ghana, Burkina Faso and Côte d'Ivoire in an effort to revitalise France's image on the continent.