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United Nation

South African FM calls for dispatching mediators to DRC

The United Nations should consider dispatching a mediating team to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in order to maintain peace when the final...
Nigerian police seize 34,000 live cartridges

Nigerian police seize 34,000 live cartridges

The police in Nigeria have recovered 34,865 live cartridges from Togo at a bordered town in Nigeria's southwestern state of Ogun, an official said...
Ghana Education Service (GES)

NASSOBA Demands Investigations into Headmaster’s Sack

The Nandom Senior High School Old Boys Association (NASSOBA) is appealing to Ghana Education Service to launch full scale investigations into circumstances...
factory

Bangladesh’s Garment Workers Get Pay Rise

In an apparent bid to quell labor unrest, the Bangladeshi government raised the pay of millions of garment workers Sunday after coming under fire...
portable-water-softener

Uganda Works Hard to Protect Lake Victoria

Over 40 km east of Uganda's capital Kampala, a massive water treatment plant on the shores of Lake Victoria is being constructed. Besides the...
SpaceX

SpaceX to Reduce Staff Strength

U.S. space technology firm SpaceX, led by Elon Musk, will lay off about 10 percent of its more than 6,000 employees, according to media...
Immigrants

Qatar launches US$20 million fund to evacuate African immigrants in Libya

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Sunday ordered to set up a fund of 20 million U.S. dollars to evacuate...
The Minister of Environment, Science and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng in a group picture with some of the Farmers.

27000 Farmers Enrol onto Sustainable Land and Water Management Project

About 27,000 farmers from Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions have benefited from Sustainable Land and Water Management Project (SLWMP) funded by Global...
Development

Awutu Senya DCE Calls for Unity Amongst His Communities

Mr Stephen Kwame Quaye, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Awutu Senya District, has called on all sectional leaders in the area to bury their...
Kpone Methodist Basic School

Kpone Methodist Basic School Fought for Survival

The rain was pouring heavily and a gridlock had ensnared the Tema-Aflao highway. Like most drivers, I took the painful decision of using the rough...
Education

Stigmatization is a hindrance to inclusive education

Mr Yaw Ofori-Debra, President of Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations (GFD), has called on teachers, parents and peers to stop stigmatizing and discriminating against...
Development

Abofour Residents Demands for Improved Projects

The chiefs and people of Abofour, a farming community near Offinso in the Ashanti Region, have called on Mr Ben Abdellah Banda, Member of...
agricultural productivity

Ghana government urged to give priority to Agriculture

The Right Reverend Christopher Nyarko Andam, Methodist Bishop of Kumasi, has said it was imperative that the nation increases budgetary allocation for the agricultural...
University of Health and Allied Sciences,UHAS

UHAS Receives US$60 Million Facility with Assistance from Government

Government has secured a 60 million dollar Chinese facility for the second phase of the construction of the University of Health and Allied Sciences...
teenage pregnancy

Minister Encourage Stiffer Punishment for Men Who Impregnate Teenagers

Madam Cynthia Mamle Morrison, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), has expressed concern over the increasing rate of teenage pregnancy in the...
Photo of Chief of Defence Staff shaking hands with the Regional Police Commander

Security Will Be Beefed up at Yaa Naa’s Funeral

A high-powered delegation of security chiefs, led by the Inspector General Police (IGP), Mr David Asante Apeatu has visited Yendi to assure stakeholders in...
Murder

Public Affairs Manager of Tema Port Murdered

Madam Josephine Asante, Marketing and Public Affairs Manager of Tema Port, has been murdered by unknown assailants in her room at Tema Community 25. Her...
Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo

Sending NPP Packing in 2020 Will Be Abomination – DCE

Mr Wisdom Senanu Seneadza, the District Chief Executive of Afadzato South, has said the New Patriotic Party's (NPP) plan for economic liberation was the...
Maize-Farners

CSIR – CRI Introduce to Farmers an Enhanced Vitamin A Orange Maize

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in partnership with the Crops Research Institute (CRI) has introduced to farmers in the Fanteakwa and...
British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street for Prime Minister's questions at the House of parliament in London, Britain, Feb. 8, 2017. The British House of Commons on Wednesday night passed the Brexit Bill which gives the British government the power to begin the formal process of Britain leaving the European Union. (Xinhua/Tim Ireland)

British PM Sees Danger in Last Hour Plea for Brexit Deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that a failure to support her Brexit deal will be catastrophic for Britain. In a strongly worded...
UNHCR

Tanzania Pledges to Repair Ties With UNHCR

Tanzania on Sunday vowed to continue strengthening its relationship with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as it grants asylum to refugees...

Egypt Reviews Its State of Emergency to Another Three Months

The Egyptian parliament approved on Sunday a three-month extension of an already-imposed state of emergency due to security challenges facing the Arab country, official...
video

Iran’s Nuke Chief Outlines Plans of Uranium Enrichment

The nuclear chief in Iran said Sunday that the Islamic republic has taken initial steps for 20-percent uranium enrichment to produce fuel for its...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Americas Hold Trump and Republicans Responsible for Government Shutdown

More than half of Americans hold President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers mainly responsible for the ongoing longest partial federal shutdown in the U.S....
illegal immigrants

7 Bodies of immigrants Retrieved from Sirte

Libyan Red Crescent Society on Sunday recovered seven bodies of immigrants off the shore of the city of Sirte, local media reported. The bodies were...
A Libya Dawn fighter picks up a shrapnel in a crater left by an air raid in the Tarhuna area, 80 km southeast of Tripoli, Libya, on March 23, 2015. Libyan national army's warplanes launched an airstrike on Tarhuna, attempting to pound the stronghold of Libya Dawn. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

France Pledges Logistics Support for Libyan Army

France is willing to provide logistics support for the Libyan Interior Ministry, French Ambassador to Libya Beatrice du Hellen said Sunday. The French envoy made...
Accident

20 Pronounced Dead in Nigeria’s Truck Crash

At least 20 people were feared killed after a truck crashed into a crowded market in Nigeria's southern state of Ekiti late Saturday, local...
Maradona

Maradona getting better after surgery

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona was recovering in hospital on Sunday after undergoing surgery to stem bleeding in his stomach. The operation was scheduled earlier...
newspapers

Jan. 13 Quotes of the Day from World News

LONDON -- British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that a failure to support her Brexit deal will be catastrophic for Britain. Saying a...
media

Jan. 13 world news summary at 1530 GMT

STOCKHOLM , The six people who died in a tragic road accident in Sweden on Saturday have been identified as Swiss citizens, Swedish Television...