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Archive for December 8th, 2010

USAID Contribution to Ghana’s Food Security

Posted by Business in Ghana on December 8, 2010

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided $3.9 million to the people of Ghana through the World Food Programme’s Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation.  The funding will benefit 106,000 Ghanaians through nutritional food interventions, food for work, food for training, and income generating activities.  The principal beneficiaries include malnourished children, pregnant women and nursing mothers, and people living with HIV and their families in the three Northern regions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Ivory Coast: UN Steps Up Diplomacy In Support Of Opposition Presidential Victor

Posted by Business in Ghana on December 8, 2010

The United Nations today intensified its diplomatic moves over Côte d’Ivoire, where outgoing President Laurent Gbagbo insists he won last month’s elections despite UN certification of his rival Alassane Ouattara as the clear victor.

At UN Headquarters in New York the Security Council discussed the issue while in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Special Representative Y. J. Choi briefed an extraordinary summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the elections, which were a key step in efforts to reunite a country split in two by civil war in 2002. Read the rest of this entry »

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