Ghana and EU delegation hold Political Dialogues on Wednesday


Accra, Jan. 27, GNA
and the European Union (EU) delegation to would keep the following
session of their periodic Dialogues on 29, 2020.

The meeting would be
chaired on the Ghana side by Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, and on the EU
side by the Head of its delegation to Ghana.

A statement issued
by the Ministry of Overseas Affairs and Regional Integration and copied to the
Ghana News Agency on Tuesday has introduced.

It explained the meeting,
which was envisioned to discuss issues of mutual interest to Ghana and the EU
would be held on the theme: “EU and Ghana: Companions for the Long term.” 

The assertion said:
“As Ghana’s biggest multilateral growth and trade husband or wife, the FU and its
Member States at the moment finance about 50 % of all Formal Enhancement
Help (ODA) received by the Ghanaian Government.”

It said the
formalised cooperation among Ghana and the EU started just after the very first Lome
Conference in 1975 and the two get-togethers relished fruitful economic and political
exchanges that improved and strengthened about the several years.

The 2020 Ghana-EU
Political Dialogue would convene all the related countrywide stakeholders in
Ministries, Departments and Businesses and representatives of the EU Member
Nations accredited to Ghana to focus on pertinent concerns in the pursuing
wide areas.

The problems are the
political conditions of each Ghana and the EU, the Economic Partnership
Settlement implementation, Ghana and the African Continental Absolutely free Trade Space,
ECOWAS issues, Ghana’s digital economy, Anti Dollars Laundering/Combatting the
funding of Terrorism and cooperation on regional, maritime and cyber
protection.

Other issues to be
talked about would involve: migration, implementation of climate change matters,
sustainable forestry, upcoming of the cocoa sector, sustainable fisheries and
Ghana’s readiness to consist of “eco-friendly work opportunities” in its employment house.

Of big importance
also, would be the discussions on the 2021-2027 programme cycle for Ghana-EU
cooperation.

GNA

N/R: Two died in fatal accident Wednesday


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Two persons have been reported lifeless in an on the Yendi – Tamale street at about 7:30 pm on night.

The Mercedes-Benz bus with registration no. NR 9790 C, which was driving from Yendi heading in direction of tamale with 33 passengers on board, veered off the highway when the driver lost control of the steering wheel.

The driver, Sulemana Musah aged 38 claimed the steering wheel of his automobile removed in the middle of the journey, which made him dropped handle, according to a statement by the Law enforcement general public relations officer in Northern area, DSP Mohammed Yussif Tanko.

5 of the travellers like the driver sustained various levels of injuries and are presently responding to cure at the Tamale training clinic. The bodies have since been deposited at the Tamale Training Healthcare facility mortuary awaiting an autopsy.

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Salakope houses seen Monday, vanish Wednesday


The sea is thought to have claimed more than 1-and-a-fifty percent miles of the 550km shoreline in modern many years.




Noticed Monday, vanished Wednesday, residences hugging the coastline in the Ketu South Municipality of the Volta region are currently being eaten by the hunger of an unchained sea.

JoyNews’ Volta regional correspondent, Ivy Setordjie has reported that in Salakope and Agavedzi, residences she observed two times back are no a lot more. Some have only the battered and uncovered foundations, the memory of a constructing that after stood.

Inhabitants in just these predominantly fishing communities say the ocean’s tide has grown so sturdy in worsening techniques, they never recall ever witnessing.

“About 120 houses and about 500 people have been rendered homeless today [Thursday]. The problem is acquiring worse in accordance to people,” the reporter added.

Ketu Tidal rage

As the rainy season intensifies, the stage of Volta river rises and drains into the sea whose waves now barge into the communities ferociously.

At minimum 200 households are now homeless as the sea drew a refreshing shoreline. For some, tidal waves-induced homelessness is not the very first time.

“We are homeless yet again devoid of any support from authorities,” a stranded resident explained to the reporter.

Ketu Tidal rage

At places like Akplorwotorkor in the Anloga district, an complete community has been wiped out.

A complete takeover of Agavedzi and Salakope communities is only a matter of time and a selection of tidal waves, the people brace for the worst.

At the moment they face a humanitarian disaster. There is the will need for shelter, foodstuff and clothes as many have dropped their qualities.

But they say, if this pattern of tidal battering is to assuage, they really will need a sea defence wall.

MCE for Ketu South, Elliot Edem Agbenorwu, verified this will need. “It’s unfortunate to see my people in this bad ailment. I am pleading with the governing administration to urgently respond to our cries,” he mentioned.

Ketu Tidal rage

There is a €41m sea defence wall in Keta. Building commenced in 2000 and ended in 2014. It shields communities like Anyanui, Atorkor and Dzita.

But calls for its extension have been escalating given that its completion. There was a 2015 strategy by governing administration to increase the protect to areas like Xorvi, Kedzi and Blekusu.

The sea is believed to have claimed more than one-and-a-50 percent miles of the 550km coastline in the latest years.