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New Israeli elections will put Israeli-Palestinian relations at stake again

Palestinian analysts believe that Israeli decision of holding new general elections after failing to form a coalition government, puts again the relationship between the...
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U.S. police identify Virginia Beach shooter as city employee, recover more weapons

Police on Saturday identified the shooter who killed 12 people in a Friday carnage at a municipal building here as a longtime city employee,...
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Post-launch implementation plan of AfCFTA under preparation

The African Union (AU) said on Saturday that a post-launch of the African Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement implementation plan is under preparation ahead...
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Chinese doctors make donations to South Sudanese children

The seventh batch of the China medical team in South Sudan on Friday joined children at the Juba Orphanage Center to celebrate the International...

Chinese nationals based in Kenya mark Children’s Day

Hundreds of Chinese nationals living in Kenya on Friday converged in Nairobi to observe this year's International Children's Day amid thrilling performances by youngsters. The...
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Former Zimbabwean minister who returned from exile appears in court

Zimbabwe's former government minister Saviour Kasukuwere was on Friday picked up by police and brought before a Harare Magistrate facing charges of violating the...
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Zambia reviews farmer input support program after challenges

The Zambian government on Friday said it has reviewed a program of providing subsidized farming inputs to smallholder farmers after a chaotic experience in...
Gunmen

Gunmen kill 1, injure 4 in central Burundi

One person was killed and four others injured on Thursday night in a gunmen attack in Gitega province, central Burundi, an official said Friday. Four...
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Traffic accident kills 3 in northern Ethiopia

A car accident in Ethiopia's northern Amhara regional state has left three people dead, a regional office said on Friday. In a press statement, Banja...
immunization

Ghana’s polio vaccination crusade takes off

Ghana on Friday officially introduced the use of the Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) into its routine immunization program, targeting about one million under-five children. The...
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor

African Union arts festival kicks off in Ghana

Arts lovers were given a special treat at the maiden edition of the African Union (AU) Arts Festival which kicked off in Ghana's capital,...
Spare-parts

Ghana’s mineral revenue grows to US$5.94 Billion in 2017

In spite of a marginal decline in gold mining figures for the year, Ghana realized a higher revenue of 5.94 billion US Dollars from...
petroleum revenue

Ghana government has not compromised accountability in petroleum revenue expenditure

Government of Ghana has been transparent and accountable in its expenditure from petroleum revenue, a senior public official insisted here on Friday. On Thursday, energy...
Ghana Health Service

Ghana Health Service Gears Up for IPV Introduction in June

The Ghana Health Service will from June 1, this year introduce the Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) at the various child health clinics The vaccines would...
cocoa

Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire meet over cocoa price

Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire commenced a two-day meeting here on Thursday to devise strategies that will enable them to influence world market prices and...
fuel

Namibian government retains fuel prices despite increased road user charges

Namibia's Ministry of Mines and Energy announced on Thursday that fuel pump prices for June will remain unchanged in the country. Minister...
E-waste

Researcher urges Ghana to mobilize resources to address waste challenges

A guest researcher at the UN Development Programme (UNDP) office in Ghana, Heather Troutman, on Thursday urged the government to make strategic plans and...
President Jacob Zuma

Zuma appoints South Africa’s new acting police chief

South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday appointed Lieutenant-General Mothiba as the Acting National Commissioner of the South African Police Service (SAPS), with immediate...
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Togo to foster 300,000 hectares of forest by 2021

Togo will foster 300,000 hectares of forest by 2021 so as to achieve 30 percent vegetation coverage by 2050, national daily Togo-Presse reported on...
Ethiopian Airline

Ethiopian Airlines wins African Airline of the Year award

Ethiopia's state air carrier Ethiopian Airlines has won an African Aviation Airline of the Year award for 2017 during the 26th Annual Air Finance...
Doctors

Chinese doctors donate food items to South Sudanese orphanage

A team of Chinese medical doctors working in South Sudan on Thursday marked the International Children's Day by donating assorted items and offering free...
AMISOM

Burundi to pay salary arrears to peacekeepers in Somalia

Burundian peacekeepers serving in the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are to receive their salary arrears as the European Union (EU) has peacekeepers' salary...
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Ghana drops four places on FIFA ranking

Ghana dropped four places to rank 49th in the latest FIFA world rankings released on Thursday. Ghana however maintained its 9th position...
AFCON tourism

Namibia to focus on match fitness in Ghana ahead of AFCON group tie

Namibia's Brave Warriors left on Thursday for Ghana to prepare for their upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Group K assignment against Guinea Bissau...
European Union

No major progress expected in upcoming talks for Turkey’s EU bid

As Turkey and the European Union (EU) prepare to revive long-stalled ties following a stormy period, analysts are not optimistic about the move yielding...
netball

Netball competition to mark Ghana’s Republic Day

The tournament, Dubbed “Joseph Arthur Republic Day Netball Tournament” is being sponsored by Fair Point Football Club based at Kpone-on-sea near Tema. The one...
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Communities within Ghana’s Western Elephant Corridor tree cover increases

Conservation Alliance, in collaboration with IITA has assisted farmers within the Bia Conservation Area in the Western Region of Ghana to raise over 10,000...
GOIL and Engen Ghana filling stations

OMC gives an upward adjustment on fuel prices

Engen Ghana Limited has pegged Super at GH¢3.450 per litre and Diesel at GH¢3.410 per litre, Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) has fixed...
judges

Ghana: Judges, magistrates cry over conditions of service

According to them they have observed that certain reforms have been carried on their salaries without their consultation. ...
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Presidential Committee and JUSAG to sit on June 7

A communiqué jointly signed by Mr Baba Jamal Ahmed, the Deputy Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Brig. Gen. E. Fiawoo, of the...