Ghana has been asked to clearly state whether or not it will remain a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) following threats by the African Union (AU) to withdraw from that court.

Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N), the world's biggest publicly traded oil producer, has agreed to pay Italy's Eni (ENI.MI) $2.8 billion for a 25 percent stake in a giant Mozambique gas field to strengthen its position supplying rich Asian markets.

The United Nations has warned that large numbers of children are still risking their lives to make the dangerous journey from Libya to Italy. Unicef says almost 26,000 children - most of them unaccompanied - crossed the Mediterranean last year.

93-year-old President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has borne me out as not having twisted or skewed the history of Ghana’s independence struggle contrary to what the “young” critics are saying, President Nana Akufo-Addo has said.

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has congratulated President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for what he has termed a highly impressive speech on Monday 6 March during Ghana’s 60th Independence Day parade.

The EU Observer Mission for Ghana’s 2016 Election has suggested that an independent institution be set up to monitor political party campaign financing for elections.

The international observer mission argues that the move will help reduce extravagant spending by parties and instill transparency.

According to Dr Tamas Meszerics, leader of the mission, the Electoral Commission is expected to regulate and enforce the political party laws on campaign financing, but the EC appears overwhelmed with its responsibilities causing it to abandon this duty.

Nearly three months after the election, the mission reveals that campaign financing is key among issues the country must begin to look at critically.

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