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Basketball

FIBA Men’s WC: Nigeria Extends Invitation to 15 Players

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Wednesday said it had invited 15 players for the last window of the 2019 FIBA Men's World Cup qualifiers...
Education

Ark Foundation Supports Brilliant but Needy Students in Samsam Community

The Ark Foundation has embarked on two projects at Samsam, a community in the Ga West district of the Greater Accra Region, to educate...
Library Project

Happy Kids School Unveils Two Projects

Management of Happy Kids School on Wednesday launched a new project christened “Library in Classroom” to improve the reading culture of its pupils. The school...
Dr Felix Addo-Yobo

Ghanaians encouraged to walk towards SDGs goals

Dr Felix Addo-Yobo, Deputy Director, National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), has appealed to Ghanaians to work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by...
media

Media Tasked to focus more on promoting SDGs

Professor George Gyan-Baffour, the Minister for Planning, has urged the media to give prominence to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “The media...
White House

White House braces up for lengthy government shutdown

The White House is seeking to evaluate what programs would be highly impacted if the already month-long partial government shutdown continues for weeks longer,...
video

Maduro cuts links with U.S for recognising Guaido as President

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday announced he was severing "diplomatic and political" ties with the United States after the U.S. authorities recognized the...
video

Mexico links pipeline explosion to corruption and local dysfunction

Corruption and local dysfunction that have plagued Mexico for years caused a deadly gasoline explosion on Jan. 18, said the authorities, experts and victims'...
South Sudan

South Sudan peace observers seeks unification of armed forces

South Sudan peace monitors on Wednesday called for unification of armed forces as implementation of the revitalized peace agreement which was inked in September...
Fuel

UAE supports Sudan with fuel and wheat

Sudan has received assistance from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) including fuel and wheat, Sudan's Oil and Gas Minister Azhari Abdul-Ghadir announced Wednesday. The...
South Sudanese Pound

South Sudan cuts down work permit fees for foreigners

South Sudan on Wednesday said it has decided to lower work permit fees for foreign workers by 50 percent in the country in the...
Kanaka Durga, 39, one of two Indian women to enter Sabarimala temple which traditionally bans the entry of women of menstrual age, is seen at a hospital in Manjeri town in the southern state of Kerala, India, January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Sabarimala Temple: Indian Woman denied entry to her home

Kanakadurga, who along with another woman made history earlier this month by entering inside a prominent Hindu shrine of Sabarimala in the southern Indian...
smartphone

Kenya’s 2019 Census will be done via smartphones

Kenya plans to use smartphones to conduct the 2019 national population and housing census, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Henry Rotich, cabinet secretary...
video

Boeing successfully conducts self -driving air taxi test flight

Boeing Company on Tuesday successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, U.S. state of Virginia,...
border

Algeria and Mali to deliberate on their border security

Algeria and Mali on Wednesday vowed to increase security cooperation on their shared border, at the fourth Joint Security Commission which kicked off in...
Basketball

FIBA Men’s World Qualifiers: fifteen players invited by Nigeria

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Wednesday said it had invited 15 players for the last window of the 2019 FIBA Men's World Cup qualifiers...
troops

Fifty-eight bandits massacred in Nigeria

Nigerian troops have killed 58 armed bandits and freed 75 kidnapped victims in recent operations in troubled areas of Zamfara state, north Nigeria. In a...
Rift Valley Fever

New cases of Lassa fever outbreak reported in Nigeria

Nigerian authorities on Wednesday confirmed about 60 new cases of Lassa fever, declaring a fresh outbreak of the disease known to be endemic in...
Forests

Kenya launches pilot study to compile data on forestry

Kenya has launched a pilot study to compile data on forests to promote the sustainable management of the resource, an official said on Wednesday....
jail bars

Terror-accused South African man dies in Mozambique

A South African businessman who was accused of being involved in terrorism has died in a prison hospital in Pemba, Mozambique on Wednesday, said...
Professor George Gyan-Baffour,

Ghana’s Launches Voluntary National Review Process

Professor George Gyan-Baffour, the Minister of Planning, has launched Ghana’s Voluntary National Review (VNR) process on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The...
Gabriel Opoku-Asare

Diageo Appoints Africa’s New head of Society

Management of Diageo Plc has appointed Gabriel Opoku-Asare as Head of Society (Sustainability and Responsibility) for the Africa Region, effective February 1, 2019. In his...
uniforms pupils tema manheam

Tema Manhean Children Attend School Looking Shabbily

A large number of public basic school pupils in poverty-shriken Tema Manhean attend school in tattered uniforms, threadbare house attire, torn slippers and in...
KK Fosu

KK Fosu Working on Dropping Odo Nti Ft. Opanka

K.K. Fosu, a veteran highlife musician, is set to drop another song on Saturday, 26 January,2019, which features one of Ghana's finest rappers, Dadie...
video

Frank Naro Drops Another Hit

Frank Osei, known in showbiz as, “Frank Naro”, has released a new hit song titled “Abena”, which is already making waves in the country. The...
Tuberculosis

Ghana Launches Know Your Lung Campaign to curb TB

A National Tuberculosis Campaign, aimed at increasing knowledge and awareness on TB symptoms and lung health, has been launched in Accra to help prevent...
Ghana Election

EC will be using 2016 Voters Register for the up-coming by-election

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Thursday said it will use the 2016 Voter Register to conduct the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency by-election, slated for...
Akufo-Addo

President accepts credentials of four envoys to Ghana

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday accepted the credentials of four new envoys accredited by their countries to Ghana at the Jubilee House...
ec gja visit

Ghana’s EC says no media will pay for election accreditation

Madam Jean Adukwei Mensa, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, has announced that journalists will no longer be required to pay for election accreditation...
credentials

President Welcomes Four New Ambassadors

Four new Ambassadors to Ghana on Wednesday presented their letters of credence to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House in Accra. They...