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T-Mobile US reportedly conducted discussions to buy a piece of UScellular, which would give it access to valuable spectrum if a deal is reached. The Wall Street Journal reported T-Mobile, the US’ second largest operator, is willing to pay over $2 billion for some of UScellular’s assets in a deal that could close this month. The boards of both UScellular and majority shareholder Telephone and Data Systems (TDS) announced in August 2023 they are considering the partial sale of some of the mobile operator’s assets. A representative from UScellular declined to comment to Mobile World Live. It is…

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A plan to merge UK operators Vodafone and 3 passed a national security assessment by the government subject to a handful of conditions, though the proposal still needs to clear an ongoing competition probe.   Terms outlined in a statement issued by the UK Cabinet Office include the establishment of a national security committee within the joint entity to oversee any sensitive work and monitor “topics relating to cyber, physical and personnel security”. The committee is required to report to the country’s government on a regular basis. Other conditions concern governance of the joint venture and an independent review…

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In a stark revelation against perceived threats of neocolonialism, Akwasi Addai Odike, a vocal political figure in Ghana, has sounded the alarm, asserting that foreign interests only need the compliance of the country’s president to assert control over its natural resources. Odike’s comments, made during a public address in Accra, Ghana’s capital, shed light on concerns surrounding the influence of external powers on the nation’s governance and sovereignty. Addressing a crowd of supporters and media representatives, Odike emphasized the vulnerability of Ghana to neocolonial exploitation. “Let us not deceive ourselves. The colonizers do not need to occupy our lands…

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A move aimed at addressing economic challenges and fostering solidarity with his people, president of Burkina Faso, Ibrahim Toare has announced a sweeping reduction in the salaries of politicians across the country. Toare, known for his advocacy for fiscal responsibility and equitable governance, made the announcement during a press conference held in Ouagadougou, the capital city of  Burkina Faso. Standing alongside fellow leaders of his compatriots, Toare underscored the importance of shared sacrifice during times of economic hardship. “Today, I stand before you to declare a necessary and symbolic act of solidarity with the people of Burkina Faso: we…

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A seasoned International Relations Consultant and Political Analyst, Al Wahab Farouk has underscored the formidable challenge of breaking the longstanding duopoly held by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Farouk, known for his insightful commentary on Ghanaian politics, emphasized that while the desire for a more diverse political landscape is understandable, the practicalities of challenging the dominance of the NPP and NDC cannot be underestimated. “The NPP and NDC have entrenched themselves deeply within the Ghanaian political framework over the years. Their networks, resources, and influence extend far and wide,” remarked Farouk. “To break…

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As Ghana’s political landscape braces for seismic shifts, critics are slamming the entrenched powers of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for their reluctance to embrace a third force in the country’s politics. Despite mounting pressure and calls for change, both parties seem determined to maintain the status quo, leaving many Ghanaians disillusioned with the prospect of meaningful reform. They will have 1000 reasons to avoid a third force, yet deliver little for Ghanaians,” remarked Dr. Abu Sakara, a polititian, capturing the sentiment of frustration among many citizens. For years, the NPP and…

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In a significant development in Ghanaian politics, various movements and political parties have come together to challenge the long-standing dominance of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC). This concerted effort aims to dismantle what many critics have termed the “duo-poly” system that has characterized the political landscape of Ghana for decades. The Alliance for Revolutionary Change (ARC), spearheaded by Founder and Leader of Movement for Change, Hon Alan Kwadwo Kyeremanteng, Hon Akwasi Addae Odike, Leader of Union Government, Leader of National Interest Movement, Hon. Abu Sakara and other smaller political parties, seeks to introduce…

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A provocative shift from conventional narratives, experts and analysts are pointing fingers at African leaders rather than Western powers for the continent’s enduring underdevelopment. This reevaluation comes amidst ongoing debates surrounding the root causes of Africa’s economic stagnation and the need for effective governance. For decades, the prevailing discourse has often laid blame for Africa’s struggles with poverty, corruption, and lack of infrastructure squarely at the feet of colonial legacies and Western exploitation. However, a growing chorus of voices argues that the primary obstacles to progress lie within Africa itself – specifically, in the failures of leadership and governance.…

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As Togo prepares for its upcoming legislative and regional elections, political parties have launched their campaigns with fervor, vying for the support of voters across the country. The elections, scheduled for April 20, 2024, will be a crucial test of democracy in Togo, as the nation seeks to strengthen its institutions and foster greater political participation. With the stakes high, candidates are crisscrossing the country, holding rallies, and engaging with voters to outline their visions for the future. Although the upcoming polls will be the first regional elections in the country’s history, it is the legislative elections that are…

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The past twelve months have been marred by unrelenting violence, with no end in sight to the suffering of civilians caught in the crossfire. Since the outbreak of hostilities, Sudan has been torn apart by a complex web of political, ethnic, and religious tensions. What began as a localized dispute has escalated into a full-blown humanitarian crisis, with hundreds of thousands displaced and countless lives lost. Both government forces and rebel factions have been accused of widespread human rights abuses, including indiscriminate shelling, targeted killings, and the use of chemical weapons. International observers have decried the blatant disregard for…

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