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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Ghana and Cuba to Deepen relations

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on both Ghana and Cuba to continually search for ways to cooperate as prospects for scaling-up...

South African’s Poultry Industry collapsing from Chicken imports

More than 160 small chicken farmers have gone out of business in the past four months in South Africa, with profits of big companies...

Niger: UN reports of increasing violence

The Diffa region of southeastern Niger has seen a spike in violence and displacement, which caused at least 88 civilian deaths last month, a...

Niger-Nigerian Border Violence Increasing

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Friday reported a spike of violence and displacement in March on the Niger-Nigerian border...
Fuel Economy

Nigeria denies fuel price hike

The Nigerian government Is not considering to increase fuel prices for now, a senior official with the state owned oil giant said. There would be...
Naa Dr Puoure Puobe Chiir Vii

Nandom Naa Final Journey to His Ancestors Slated for April 5

The Paramount Chief of the Nandom Traditional Area and President of the Nandom Traditional Council, Naa Dr Puoure Puobe Chiir VII, will join his...
U.S. President Donald Trump

Trump refutes claims of any hush money given to Daniels

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday that he did not know about the 130,000-U.S.-dollar hush money payment that his lawyer made to an adult...
Commonwealth Ghana

GOC Suspends 2 Officials Over Visa Fraud

Two officials of Ghana's contingent at the Commonwealth Games in Australia have been suspended over visa fraud, Evans Yeboah, an official of the GhanaOlympic...
Ghana Police

Five suspected robbers killed after a severe shootout with Police

The Ghanaian police shot and killed five suspected robbers after a fierce gun battle on the Tema to Accra expressway Thursday dawn, police sources...
Over two hundred Nepalese peacekeepers arrive in Juba from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), to reinforce the military component of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). UN Photo/Isaac Billy

Antonio Guterres Condemns Attack on MINUSMA in Mali

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned Thursday's mortar attack against peacekeepers in Mali, which left two dead and at least 10 others injured. Stephane...

Africa’s 8th Best Performing Economy is Zambia

A Switzerland-based investment fund and asset organization has ranked Zambia as the eighth best performing economy in Africa, the country's finance ministry said on...
Antonio Guterres

UN Boss Congratulates Sierra Leone’s President-elect

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday congratulated President-elect Julius Maada Bio and the people of Sierra Leone for their successful and peaceful election process. But,...

No US Army installation In Ghana – President Akufo Addo

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said Thursday night that Ghana has not offered a military base to the United States. Thee Untied States has...
Ghana Beyond Aid

Development Partners say to support Ghana’s “Beyond Aid” drive with investment and trade

Ghana’s Development Partners (DPs) are of the view that the country’s transition from Aid to Trade will take a gradual process and more trade...

AfDB okays US$50 Million for Africa’s Trade Finance Market

On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank approved a US $50-million unfunded Risk Participation Agreement for Commerzbank...

GBCHealth Honours Companies for the Struggle Against Malaria

This evening, GBCHealth’s Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA), alongside the Private Sector Malaria Prevention Project (PSMP) at John Hopkins Center for Communication,...

Brazilian Court Rejects Ex-President Lula’s Scheme to Avoid Prison

Brazil's Supreme Federal Court judges voted early Thursday to reject former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's plea to avoid prison. After over 10 hours...
Person voting

APC’s Samura Kamara Set to Contest Presidential Runoff Result

Presidential candidate of the All People' s Congress (APC), Samura Kamara has on Thursday threatened to challenge the outcome of the presidential runoff. Kamara refused...

Julius Maada Bio Becomes Sierra Leone’s New President

Opposition candidate and former military junta leader Julius Maada Bio of the Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) was sworn in as Sierra Leone new...

21 outlaws killed in a gunfight in Zamfara

Twenty-one bandits were confirmed killed following a gunfight with troops in Nigeria's northwestern state of Zamfara, an army spokesman said Thursday. Two army personnel were...

3rd and final discussions on new regions creation starts on April 5

The Commission of Inquiry into the Creation of New Regions has said it would embark on its third and final phase of consultation work...
Lenin Moreno

Lenin Moreno, Ecuador’s president-elect to continue Citizens Revolution

Ecuadorian ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno won Sunday's presidential election runoff, the National Electoral Council (CNE) said on Tuesday. Moreno garnered 51.16...
Person voting

Ecuadorian Electoral Council affirms “total transparency” in presidential election

The National Electoral Council (CNE) of Ecuador Wednesday affirmed "total transparency" in Sunday's presidential election and refuted fraud claims made by opposition candidate Guillermo...

Brazil seeks new free-trade deals with Mexico, EU

Brazil is looking to sign new free-trade agreements with Mexico and the European Union (EU) as a way to counter U.S. protectionism, a Brazilian...

CONMEBOL set to trial video assistant referee

South American football governing body CONMEBOL has received permission from FIFA to use the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system in its two most important...
Climate change

Arab countries call for joint efforts against climate change

The 34th session of the Arab Interior Ministers Council called on its members here Wednesday to coordinate to face the disturbed climate in Arab...
Manchester City Stadium Ex

Manchester City extend South American reach

Manchester City have stepped up their presence in South America by adding Uruguay's Atletico Torque to their burgeoning list of international feeder teams. ...
Cancer cells under a microscope

Study identifies nerve cells relating breathing to states of mind

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and their colleagues have identified a handful of nerve cells in the brainstem that connect breathing...

Why would Syrian army use toxic gas in Idlib?

Pictures and video footages of the reported toxic attack in Syria's Idlib province grabbed the headlines across the globe, and unleashed a crescendo of...

Algerian troops kill 35 terrorists, arrest 18 in first quarter of 2017

Algerian counter-terrorism forces managed to kill 35 terrorists and arrest 18 others in the first quarter of 2017, said Defense Ministry in its official...