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Murder

Venezuela asks Columbia to Repatriate Murder Suspects

The Venezuelan government on Tuesday said it has stepped up pressure on Colombia to extradite suspects involved in a failed assassination attempt against President...
Ebola

Rwanda Embarks on Ebola Prevention Training

Rwanda's ministry of health said Tuesday it has intensified exercises to enhance the medical personnel's and other stakeholders' readiness to prevent and manage Ebola...
Puntland

IGAD Diplomat Extols New Puntland President

An East African bloc on Tuesday congratulated Said Abdullahi Deni on being elected the new president of the semi-autonomous state of Puntland in northern...
President Michel Aoun meets Guinea-Bissau's Speaker Cipriano Cassama, Jan. 8, 2019. | Dalati Nohra

Guinea-Bissau invites in Lebanese Business Investors

Cipriano Cassama, president of the National People's Assembly of Guinea-Bissau, on Tuesday pledged to offer all kinds of help for Lebanese who wished to...
polio

WHO: Pakistan to kick out Polio by the close of 2019

Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says polio is likely to be eliminated from Pakistan by the end of...
The World Bank

World Bank Predicts Global Economic Growth Slowdown by 2.9 percent

Global economic growth is projected to slow to 2.9 percent in 2019 from a downwardly revised 3 percent in 2018 amid rising downside risks,...
Egypt Just Opened Largest Christian Cathedral in Middle East

Egyptian Muslims and Christians Unity Reinforced by Largest Cathedral

Egypt's inauguration of its largest church and mosque is "a message of tolerance to all Egyptians," experts and citizens have noted. President Abdel Fattah...
Oil and gas

Oil Production Resumes in South Sudan’s Northern Parts

South Sudan has resumed oil production in the northern Unity region after disruption by a five-year old conflict which damaged oil wells. Ezekiel Lol...
Muslim Youth

Indian Parliament Okays Bill to Grant Non-Muslim Immigrants Citizens

The lower House of Indian parliament or Lok Sabha Tuesday passed a proposed law to give citizenship to non-Muslims from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan,...
cholera

Uganda’s Cholera Outbreak Leaves 8 Hospital

Uganda's capital Kampala is experiencing a Cholera outbreak which has left eight people admitted to an isolation center, a ministry of health official said...
Court

Madagascar High Court Defends Rajoelina’s Election

Madagascar's High Constitutional Court upheld Tuesday the victory of Andry Rajoelina in the second round of presidential vote last month. "We declare that Mr....
accident

First week of 2019 sees 37 road accident deaths in Mozambique

The first week of 2019 in Mozambique is one of the deadliest as 37 people were killed and 71 others injured in 36 accidents...
Said Abdullahi Deni

IGAD envoy lauds election of Deni as new Puntland president

An East African bloc on Tuesday congratulated Said Abdullahi Deni on being elected the new president of the semi-autonomous state of Puntland in northern...
militia

Ugandan farmer abducted by suspected DR Congo militia

A Ugandan who was farming on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) side of the border was on Monday abducted from his garden by...
Spio-Garbrah

Spio-Garbrah would be a better leader for 2020

Mr Francis Blebu, a leading member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Tema East has called on delegates to elect former Minister of...
Adisco Headmaster

ADISCO Old Boys Condemn GES Over Headmaster’s Case Handling

Mr Kojo Yankah, the President of the Old Boys Association of Adisadel College (Adisco), has expressed the Association’s disapproval of the step taken by...
SSNIT

SSNIT says Pension Have Gone UP By 11 Percent

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has announced an increase of 11 percent in the pensions for 2019. The increase, announced at a...
Africa-China

Sierra Leonean Foreign Minister Set to Visit China

Sierra Leone's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Alie Kabba will pay an official visit to China from Jan. 10 to 16, Foreign...
Three Kings Day

Cuba’s African Heritage Evidently Seen in Three Kings Day

Dressed in bright costumes, people of all ages gathered here at Saint Francis of Assisi Plaza, one of the city's oldest colonial-era sites, to...
Street_Outside_Makola_Market_Accra_Ghana

Government charged to do more for Ghana’s economy

A cross section of the public has entreated government to put in place effective and efficient measures to improve the economy. The improvement, they said...
water

Concerned Citizens of Teshie calls for the detoxication of water

Teshie Concerned Citizens Association (TCCA) have for the use of water from the Nungua Desalination Plant to feed the industries in Tema. Mr Seth Tagoe,...
GNA

GM for GNA to encourage accountability

Mr Albert Kofi Owusu, General Manager of Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Tuesday called on Management and Staff to adhere to leadership with integrity...
Court

Three Women posts bail on drug offences

Three women, including a pregnant woman, were on Tuesday granted bail by an Accra Circuit Court for possessing various quantities of dried leaves suspected...
robber

Jobless Man Placed on remand for Robbery

An Accra Circuit Court has remanded an unemployed man into prison custody for allegedly robbing a computer technician about four months ago. Richard Adjei, who...
hijab black

Dr. Nsiah-Asare says GHS Policy on Hijab Wearing Still Remains

Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has maintained that the Government’s Policy on the wearing of the Hijab by...
Dora Fulera Limann

Ghana’s Former First Lady Mourns with Nigeria

Former First Lady of the Third Republic Mrs. Dora Fulera Limann, on Tuesday consoled the family of Alhaji Shehu Shagari, former President of the...
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim

World Bank Group Boss Prepares to Step Down on Feb, 1

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will step down from his position after more than six years in which the institution’s shareholders provided...
Land Farming

Apostle Safo to venture into commercial farming

Apostle Kwadwo Safo, Founder, and Leader of Christo Asafo Church has secured a total of 3,000 acres of land in Agogo in the Ashanti...
Government takes steps to partner Apostle Safo

Ghana Government and Apostle Safo to Team Up

The Government is to assist Apostle Dr Kwadwo Safo, the Founder and Leader of Christo Asafo Church, to successfully go through the licensing, intellectual...
Savannah Region

Youth of Salaga Requests for Savannah Capital

The youth of East Gonja Municipality has appealed to government to consider Salaga as the capital for the newly created Savannah Region for accelerated...