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5G technology

Hubei gets 1st 5G smart street-lamp

Authorities in central China's Hubei Province have built the first 5G smart street-lamp in the provincial capital Wuhan. Appearing to be a...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (R) meets with Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov (L), in Khartoum, Sudan, March 16, 2019. Russia on Saturday reiterated commitment to enhancing cooperation with Sudan in the political, economic and trade fields. (Xinhua/Mohamed Khidir)

First Russian-African Summit Will Have Sudanese leader in Attendance

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday received an invitation from the Russian President Vladimir Putin to take part in the first Russian-African summit to...
online shopping

Kenya licenses 1st online forex trading money manager

Kenya's capital market regulator said Tuesday it has licensed the country's first company to operate online foreign exchange trading. The Capital...
Afghanistan occupation by United States military coming up on 16 years

Gunfight: Afghan 11 policemen killed

At least 11 Afghan police personnel have been killed and four police wounded in a gunfight and an ambush attack in western province of...
accident

Road accident in western Kenya claims thirty lives

A road accident Sunday on a major highway in west Kenya killed 30 and injured dozens of others. The accident occurred at dawn when a...
Electoral campaign

Electoral campaign ends as Angola expects new president

Angola's electoral campaign, which started on July 23, closed on Monday countrywide, a process that happened without major constraints. Angolans will go to the polls...

Accountancy And Finance Awards Opens Nomination 1st August

The Ghana Accountancy and Finance Awards (GAFA) provides a platform to recognize individuals and companies that play a significant role in the practice and...
Park Geun-hye

Park Geun-hye, from 1st S.Korean female president to 1st ousted leader

Impeached President Park Geun-hye of South Korea was permanently removed from office on Friday as the constitutional court upheld the impeachment motion. ...
baby

Facts surrounding the 1st baby of new three-parent technique found

Scientists on Monday revealed technical details behind the world's first baby who was born one year ago using a new and controversial three-parent method,...
earthquake

5.6-magnitude quake strikes Japan’s northeast, no tsunami warning issued

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture in Japan's northeast on Tuesday, the weather agency here...

Saudi FM arrives in Baghdad on official visit

Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister arrived on Saturday in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on an official visit, an Iraqi foreign minister official told Xinhua. ...

DPRK test-fires 1st ballistic missile since U.S. President Trump takes office

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired what is believed to be a ballistic missile into its eastern waters early Sunday, South Korea's...
rice

Myanmar earns over US$300 million from rice export in 1st 10 months of FY

Myanmar exported over 1.2 million tons of rice in nearly 10 months of the current fiscal year 2016-17 as of January, earning 376 million...
Japan

Japan’s average monthly wages see 1st annual rise in 5 years in 2016

Averages monthly wages in Japan on an inflation-adjusted basis increased 0.7 percent in 2016 from a year earlier, marking the first annual rise in...
South Korea flag

Lotte holds 1st board meeting to exchange THAAD site for military land

Lotte International, a unit of South Korea's fifth-largest conglomerate Lotte Group, held the first board of directors meeting on Friday to discuss the land...
Asian Stocks

Singapore stocks end up 0.68 percent

Singapore shares closed ni0.68 percent higher on Wednesday, as investors bought on price dips in the morning after U.S. President Donald Trump accused Germany...
AFP/File / Robyn Beck A sign reading "No Trump Anytime" on April 27, 2016 in the hills above Hollywood, California

California moves to be 1st “sanctuary state” from Trump’s immigration policy

The Public Safety Committee of the U.S. California State Senate approved a bill Tuesday which would make the state a sanctuary for undocumented immigrants. ...
elections

Exit polls: Bulgaria to elect a new president in runoff

According to Alpha Research agency, the Bulgarian Socialist Party-backed Major General Rumen Radev is expected to have 24.8 percent of the valid votes, against...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

4 killed, 3 hurt in Kabul truck attack – police

"One militant rammed a truck bomb at the wall of North Gate camp which gives home to several foreign companies and logistic firms. Two...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS 1st industrial Summit ready for takeoff soon

Speaking to the GNA on Thursday, he said, he is satisfied with the preparations so far as well as the encouraging response not only...
Jose Eduardo dos Santos

Angolan president lays 1st stone for stadium rehabilitation

The president was briefed by local officials on the latest development of the overall rehabilitation process of Sambizanga, which was the Angolan leader's home...
Food Prices

UAE unveils first eco-friendly center for food and fuel

"Research and innovation underpin the UAE's ability to overcome environmental and social challenges, such as food and water security, while protecting our ecosystems," UAE...
Asian Stock Markets

Chinese shares drop four percent in afternoon trading

Chinese shares tumbled on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down more than 4 percent in the afternoon trading session. The Shenzhen Composite...
People gather at Tundikhel after an earthquake in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, on April 25, 2015. Death toll in Nepal climbed to 711, the country's Home Ministry said Saturday afternoon, hours after a major earthquake struck the country. (Xinhua/Pratap Thapa)

All flights canceled as Kathmandu?s airport closes down after quake

The Kathmandu airport was shut on Saturday following a strong earthquake which struck the country earlier in the day, with all the flights canceled...

Apple unveiled company’s first wearable watch product

Apple unveiled Monday the company's first wearable product, known as Apple Watch. Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook started his presentation at a San Francisco...

1st African Cosmetics Exhibition Opened in Accra

This morning, residents of Accra got their first look at the wonders of shea-based cosmetics made right here in Africa. Shea Network Ghana and...
Radisson Blu hotel

Radisson Blu Hotel Adds Ghana To Its Conquer

Radisson Blu Hotel Accra Airport, The Exchange scheduled to open in 2017   Carlson Rezidor, one of the largest and most dynamic hotel groups worldwide, further...
Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO (African Press Organization)

The 2nd Africa Global Business Forum 2014 Take Off Today

APO has been invited as VIP Guest to attend the second Africa Global Business Forum , the region?s leading international trade and investment Forum...
Barack Obama

Obama 1st US-Africa Leaders Summit to be held in Washington

President 1next week, attracting leaders from nearly fifty African states, along with large followings of ministers and aides. However, the state delegations are likely...

1st made-in-Nigeria passenger cars rolled off

The first made-in-Nigeria passenger cars for decades rolled off factory lots in Lagos State in June, marking what authorities hope is the beginning of...