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Naruhito faces the delicate balancing act of continuing his father's legacy of bringing the monarchy closer to the people while upholding the centuries-old traditions of the Chrysanthemum Throne. [Japan Pool/Reuters]

Emperor Naruhito Begins A New Era in Japan

Emperor Naruhito's reign began Wednesday as he ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne marking the beginning of a new imperial era in Japan. Emperor Naruhito, 59, following...
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Japan Marks 30 Years of Emperor Akihito’s Rule

Japan held a ceremony commemorating 30 years of Emperor Akihito's reign on Sunday as the emperor is about to abdicate on April 30. Prime...
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Japan Assists Ghana to Provide Police Service with Resources

The Japanese Government is providing Ghana a grant of 300 million Japanese Yen (2.7 million dollars) to procure more vehicles and communication gadgets for...
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Japan’s and World’s Oldest Man Passes On at 113

The oldest living man in the world, 113-year-old Masazo Nonaka from Japan, died at his home on Sunday, local media reported. Nonaka, born in...
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Morocco and Japan to Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation

The Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita and his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono vowed Monday in capital Rabat to boost bilateral cooperation. ...
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Trump to discuss with Kim Abducted Japanese

U.S. President Donald Trump has said he'd bring up Japan's sensitive abductees issue when he meets the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) leader...
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Ghana, Japan to cement economic partnerships

Ghana and Japan have agreed to work towards strengthening economic and social partnerships between the two countries. The commitment was mutually expressed by Finance Minister,...
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Ghana and Japan to Improve trade, investment relations

Government’s resolve to make Ghana the Financial Hub in the sub-region and to diversify the sources of funds for Ghanaian bonds will receive a...
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Government delegation leaves for Japan

Government’s resolve to make Ghana the Financial Hub in the sub-region and to diversify the sources of funds for Ghanaian bonds will receive a...
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Ghana inspires hope at UHC Forum 2017 as Japan pledges US$2.9 Billion

The world can expect a lot more concreate and significant results in the next three to five years from member countries of the United...
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Draw for 2018 World Cup

Below is the draw for the 2018 World Cup to be hosted by Russia. Group A: Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay Group B: Portugal, Spain, Morocco,...

England can maybe forgive Maradona for hand of God goal

Perhaps it was the advantage of having former England striker Gary Lineker conducting the ceremonies, or Diego Maradona holding up their name from the...
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Ministry of Health launch project to support Community-based Health

The Ministry of Health through the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has launched a project; Strengthening Community-based Health...
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Kyoto Protocol Celebrates Twentieth Anniversary

The Kyoto Protocol, the first international treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, celebrates its twentieth anniversary on December 11 2017, maintaining itself as an...
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U-20 Women’s World Cup Slated For March 8, 2018

Representatives of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, France 2018,...
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North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Over Japan into the North Pacific

North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital city of Pyongyang, South Korean and Japanese officials said on Friday. Reports of the fired missile...

Japanese star athlete in Ghana to train young athletes

Top Japanese track athlete Dai Tamasue has arrived in Ghana to hold series of seminars and demonstrations on track athletics for Ghanaian athletes...

Policy makers discuss climate and food security in Juba

A wide-ranging coalition of policy makers, political leaders, and development partners held a two-day interactive conference in Juba, South Sudan designed to generate ideas...

Japan attends Uganda Solidarity Summit

Mr. Nobuo Kishi, State Minister for Foreign Affairs, visited the Republic of Uganda from June 22 to 23 and attended the Uganda Solidarity Summit...
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U.S auto parts manufacturer buys part of Japan’s Takata

Japan's embattled Takata Corp. said on Monday that it had filed for bankruptcy protection and would sell its business to a U.S. third party,...

Alpha Conde and Shinzo Abe discuss bilateral relations in Japan

On June 20, commencing at 6:15 p.m. for approximately 50 minutes, Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, held a summit meeting with H.E....

Guinea and Japan sign ‎¥200m grant deal

On June 20, following the Japan-Republic of Guinea Summit Meeting held in Tokyo, Guinea and Japan signed a 200million yen grant aid to Guinea...

Expansion project for St Anne’s dormitory completed

The Project for the Expansion of Dormitory for St. Anne’s Girls Primary School, funded by the government of Japan, has been completed and officially...

Alpha Condé readies to visit Japan

1. H.E. Professor Alpha Condé, President of the Republic of Guinea will visit Japan from Monday, June 19 to Thursday, June 22, 2017. President...

AfDB and JICA sign Seventh Private Sector Assistance Loan

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a JPY 34.41 billion (about US$ 300 million)  loan agreement with the African Development Bank under...
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Viewpoint: A Critical Response to the PBS Frontline Report on North Korea

Note: These remarks were made at the concluding program of the Michigan Coalition for Human Rights (MCHR) Annual Spring Film Series held at the...

AfDB teams up with Japan and India to support Africa’s development

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and key agencies in Japan are working towards stronger cooperation in support of Africa’s development. The Annual Meetings of the...

Japan monarchy: Princess Mako Relinquish Her Royal Status

A member of Japan’s royal family, Princess Mako, is to surrender her royal status by marrying a commoner. The 25-year-old eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito...

Japan Dispatches Largest Warship to Stand Guard for US Supply Vessel

Japan has dispatched its biggest warship, in the first such operation since it passed controversial laws expanding the role of its military. The helicopter carrier...

G7 Industrialised Countries Make Commitment To Modern Energy In Africa

Energy Ministers from the G7 industrialised countries have reiterated their commitment to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy in Africa. At the...