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CID invites 4 companies for breaking data laws

Four companies in Accra have been summoned to the cyber crime unit of the Ghana Police Criminal Investigation Department at the headquarters for flouting...

Teach More Chinese-Language Over Arabic

The approval of the $ 2 Billion-plus through the ratification of a Memorandum-of-Understanding (MOU) between the Akufo-Addo-led government of the New Patriotic Party (NPP)...
Biotech industry

Innovation, overseas study has led to Cuba’s Biotech industry development

Cuba's half a billion-dollar biotechnological industry, considered key to the country's future, is looking to expand with innovation and overseas market development. ...

Santos Finds Itself staggering in Brazil Serie A

Santos missed a chance to reduce Corinthians' lead at the top of Brazil's Serie A standings by suffering a 1-0 home loss to Sport...

Audit of Mozambique Debt Uncovered Loans of US$500 million Untraceable

Mozambican officials have launched a probe after an audit raised questions over 500 million U.S. dollars of secret government loans, the country's prosecutor's office...
US President describes impact of Paris Accord

President Donald Trump Okays Tennessee Disaster Declaration

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday approved a disaster declaration in the state of Tennessee and ordered federal assistance to help the state overcome...

Monaco striker Germain joins hometown team Marseille

Forward Valere Germain became the first recruit of his hometown team Marseille after he left Monaco, the club announced on Saturday. "Monaco...
Millennium Marathon

Huawei sponsors 2017 Safaricom Lewa marathon

The 2017 Safaricom Lewa Marathon at northern Kenya's Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, which is included in the Mount Kenya World Heritage Site, kicked off Saturday,...
Ezekiel Kemboi (R), winner of the men's 3000m steeplechase waves to the crowd in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, Sept. 1, 2015. Kenya's athletics team landed at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport from Beijing in China after winning the overall title at the 15th International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Athletics Championships. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

Rudisha, Kemboi to lead Kenya team to London world championships

World Championships Ezekiel Kemboi and David Rudisha missed out on the Kenya trials but still got selected to represent the country at this year's...

Getafe beat Tenerife to win promotion to Primera Liga

Getafe sealed the final promotion place to the Spanish Primera Liga on Saturday following a 3-2 aggregate win against Tenerife. The side from the south...

UN Boss greatly troubled by Chinese landslide death toll

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Saturday that he is saddened to learn of the loss of life and devastation caused by landslides in China's...

America’s diversity becomes the focus of 2017 LA film festival

"LA Independent," better known for their star-studded Independent Spirit Awards that celebrate achievements in independent filmmaking, social awareness, and community spirit, wrapped up their...

Women directors aspire to become Hollywood stars

For anyone who thought women directors weren't ready for the "Big Chair" on studio blockbusters, think again. They're giving as good as they get. ...
The study will try to find early markers for dementia

Human genetic material could be controlled by proteins – study

A new study reveals the possibility that a specific protein binds to stretches of DNA, namely deoxyribonucleic acid, and pulls it into droplets that...
Figures around President Vladimir Putin have been the subject of EU and US sanctions

Putin Visits Crimea after latest U.S sanctions

Russia President Vladimir Putin visited Crimea on Saturday after the United States imposed new sanctions on Moscow earlier this week over its alleged actions...

Israel to respond to Syria’s unforgiving fire

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday threatened to respond "powerfully" to any spillover of fire from Syria. Netanyahu warned that the...

Mozambique stroked by 5.8 magnitude quake with no casualties

Mozambican authorities said on Saturday in Maputo that a 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit the central region of Mozambique around 4:30 in the morning. ...
Paul Kagame

Rwandan leader ask citizens to unit for workable development

Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Saturday called on Rwandans to actively work together as a team as they participate in activities that uphold social...

Summer Davos enhances Dalian

Sun Lingjun, 35, is looking forward to the upcoming Summer Davos meeting in northeast China's port city of Dalian, Liaoning Province. Representing...

DPRK warns of possible II Korean War on anniversary

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) warned Saturday that the United States could start a second Korean War anytime, on the eve of...
Demonstrators attend a protest against the deployment of THAAD in Seoul, South Korea, on June 24, 2017. Thousands of South Korean protestors against the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in their homeland took to the streets in central Seoul to demand the reversal of the installation decision. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin)

Anti-THAAD demonstrators besiege U.S. embassy in South Korea

Thousands of South Korean protestors against the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in their homeland took to the streets...

Nigeria doubles security over Muslim celebration

Nigerian authorities have beefed up security with the deployment of massive policemen across the country for the Sallah celebration. Nigeria's Inspector-General of...

South Sudan calls off Independence Day celebration over economic crisis

South Sudan has canceled Independence Day celebrations for the second year running as it struggles to end a devastating civil war and economic crunch. ...
DPRK leader and soldiers

DPRK asks South Korea not to mention nuke issue dialogue as dialogue requirement

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has urged South Korea to start dialogue without making Pyongyang stopping its nuclear and missile programs as...

Pakistan’s Friday Bombing Death toll shoots up to 59

Death toll of the two bomb blasts that hit two different cities of Pakistan on Friday has risen to 59, officials said on Saturday. ...

China: Volvo to recall 600 vehicles

Volvo (China) Investment Co., Ltd. is to recall 595 cars due to defects in seatbelts, according to China's quality watchdog. The recall...
Person voting

One year on after Brexit vote the hard journey begins

It has been a year since the British public cast a stunning vote to leave the European Union (EU). On Monday, Britain...

Ghana: June 24 Set Aside to Celebrate Olympic Day

The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) will join other National Olympic Committees (NOC) to observe this year’s edition of the Olympic Day on Saturday, June...
Driving schools

Driving schools urged to use local dialects in their programs

He said this would help educate uneducated drivers on road safety regulations in order to reduce accidents. Mr...
Boko Haram

10 Boko Haram rebels slayed in NE state of Nigeria

Maj-Gen. Lucky Irabor, the Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, said this at a news conference in Maiduguri, the state capital. Irabor added...