Daily Archives: December 22, 2018

Rescued migrants head for Spain after Italy closes ports

Spain on Saturday authorised a ship carrying hundreds of migrants rescued off Libya to sail to its waters after Italy and Malta refused to receive them.

The Spanish coastguard “due to the refusal or lack …

Yellow Vests wane ahead of Christmas break

The wave of Yellow Vest protests sweeping France has continued to relent, following last weekend’s downward trend. Three days before Christmas, the Paris prefecture said 2,000 people turned out in the capital, with scores arrested, …

Correction To Press Release: Opening Of Prequalification Applications For The 2018/19 Licensing Round

Accra, In a press release issued under the same headline yesterday, December 21, 2018, by the Ministry of Energy, please note among the companies that expressed an interest is EQUINOR and not EQUINOX. The corrected …

GH3.6 Billion Budget For Govt Machinery Approved

Parliament yesterday approved GH3,673,385,706.35 as the 2019 budget estimates for the running of the Office of the Government Machinery in 2019. The Office of Government Machinery, which includes the Office of the President and the …

US envoy in fight against IS quits

The US special envoy to the coalition fighting the Islamic State armed group, has resigned. Brett McGurk’s departure come just days after Defense Secretary Jim Mattis also quit, following President Donald Trump’s abrupt order to …