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badminton

Ghana Spearheads Uganda’s Badminton Schools Coordinators Meeting

Cynthia Adamtey, the National Coordinator for “Shuttle Time Ghana”, was a key participant, in an all important gathering of Evaluation and Strategic Implementation meeting...
President AU

African Heads of State Urged to Up Their Game on SDGs Implementation

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Sunday, expressing his faith in a foreseeable prosperous Africa, urged the leaders to strengthen their commitment, and scale up...
Atiku Abubakar

Nigeria: Atiku Abubakar and Ex- Politician and Others Contesting for High Positions

Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, will on Feb. 16 vote to elect the president that will man the affairs of the nation for the...
Somalia

Joint Operation in Southern Somalia Kills 30 Al-Shabab Militants

Somali National Armed Forces killed 30 al-Shabab militants in a joint operation in Jamame in Somalia's southern region of Lower Jubba, officials said on...

Chinese President Congratulate AU on Its 32nd Summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday sent a congratulatory message on the holding of the 32nd African Union (AU) summit in the Ethiopian capital...
climate change

Africa’s Development Thwarted by Insecurity and Climate Change

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has pointed out peace and security as well as climate change as the two major challenges the African...
President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

AU will be launching the continental free trade zone this July

The African Union (AU) Commissioner for Trade and Industry Albert Muchanga on Sunday said he expected the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to...
GHATUSA Games

First GHATUSA Games, Accra Technical University Crowned Kings

Accra Technical University (ATU) were crowned the overall best team in this year's Ghana Technical Universities Sports Association (GHATUSA) Games. ATU hosted and won the...
Cross Country National

2019 National Cross-Country Saw Yakubu and Abdulai Emerge Best Athletes

Malik Yakubu of the Ashanti region and Ramata Abdulai from the Upper West Region, toppled their male and female counterparts respectively at this year's...
Creation of six new regions

Ghana’s President to Present Constitutional Instrument on New Regions Openly

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will from Tuesday, February 12, 2019 publicly present Constitutional Instruments (CIs) to give effect to the creation of the...
School Support

Mamaga Akosua to build classrooms for Alavanyo-Kpeme R.C. School

Mamaga Ngoryifiaga Akosua I, Paramount Queen of Saviefe, Akrofu, Sovie and Alavanyo Development Union (SASADU) Saturday cut the sod for commencement of work on...
German Company Knauf

Knauf Company to Establish a Training Centre in Ghana

Knauf, a market leader in design of living spaces, will open a new training centre in Ghana on Monday to offertheoretical and practical knowledge/skills...
NGO

DCE for Biakoye Laments Over the Refusal of NGOs Operate in the District

Madam Comfort Attah, the District Chief Executive of Biakoye in the Volta Region has expressed worry at the reluctance of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and...
37 military hospital

37 Military Hospital Staff Praised

Staff of the 37 Military Hospital, have been commended for their hard work over the years, to support health delivery in the country. "It is...
Mr Albert Boakye Okyere

Ashaiman Municipal Assembly 10th Anniversary Celebration Unveiled

The Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA) has launched its 10th year anniversary celebration scheduled for Saturday, March 9th in Ashaiman. The launch was on...
Passport

Ghana Government Extends Passport Booklet Validity

The Government has extended the validity period of the Ghanaian passport booklet from five years to 10 years, effective March 31, 2019. A statement...

By 2020 Africa Would Have Its Working-Age Population At 1 Billion

Africa's working-age population is expected to rise from 705 million in 2018 to nearly 1 billion by 2030, leading to higher unemployment in the...
A man buys liquor at a shop in New Delhi, India, on Feb. 10, 2019. As death toll mounted in two northern Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, police have launched a massive crackdown on the illegal dens of spurious liquor manufacturing places, officials said Sunday. Over 200 people have been detained and cases registered against the persons for manufacturing and selling liquor without authorization. Officials confirmed the death toll has mounted to 72, however, local media reports suggested the tragedy has claimed over 100 lives. (Xinhua/Zhang Naijie)

India; Over 200 People Held By Police Over Tainted Liquor

As death toll mounts in two northern Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, police have launched a massive crackdown on the illegal dens...
video

India: 72 People confirmed dead after drinking unwholesome liquor

72 people have been confirmed dead after consuming an illicit liquor in northern India, officials have said. According to officials, 36 people were confirmed dead...
Black Kenyans were banned from eating in a Chinese restaurant in their own capital Fitceleb

Kenyan-owned restaurant serves Chinese cuisine to woo clients

When Hussein Virani and his brother Karim Hadi were laid off by an international airline in 2004 where they worked as flight attendants, they...
visually impaired

Eyes of blinds: Man presents movies for blind audience

While many Chinese are going to movies during the week-long Spring Festival holiday for fun, in a cinema in northern China's Tianjin Municipality, Zheng...
sanitation

Kenya uses web-based monitoring system to fix poor sanitation

Kenya's health ministry has established a Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) hub as a mechanism to coordinate activities in rural areas to address poor...

Ten killed in renewed clashes in Ghanaian town

The death toll in renewed chieftaincy clashes in Ghana's northern regional town of Bimbilla has risen to ten, the police confirmed on Friday. ...
AFP / Evaristo Sa Acting Brazilian President Michel Temer presents his economic measures during a meeting with the leaders of allied parties in Congress at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia on May 24, 2016

Michel Temer condemns police strike for sparking chaos, violence

Brazil's President Michel Temer condemned on Friday a week-long police strike in Espirito Santo state which prompted a spike in criminal activities. ...

International oil companies see great potential in Cuba

International oil companies believe there is still great potential to make new oil discoveries in Cuba since most of the island remains unexplored. ...
Security Council

End current fighting across South Sudan – Security Council

The UN Security Council on Friday called on all parties in South Sudan to immediately stop fighting, saying that "there is no military solution...

Trump’s policies pose risk to Mexico’s credit rating

U.S. President Donald Trump's potentially "disruptive changes to trade relations" can undermine the credit ratings of certain countries including Mexico, credit rating agency Fitch...
cancer

Cancer found most lethal disease among young Brazilians

Cancer was the leading cause of death by disease among young Brazilians, according to a study released on Friday by the country's National Cancer...
Photo taken on July 20, 2015 shows the construction site of the stadium for the 2018 World Cup at the Krestovsky Island in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Russia will host the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament in 2018. (Xinhua/Li Ming)

Brazil’s construction sector hit hard by economic recession

Over a million Brazilian construction workers have lost their jobs in the last two years due to the deep economic crisis the country is...
German Bundesliga

Mainz beat Augsburg 2-0 in German Bundesliga

Mainz returned to winning ways by beating Augsburg 2-0 on goals from Levin Oeztunali and Jairo Samperio Bustara in the 20th round opener of...