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Abayomi Azikiwe with Moratorium NOW! Coalition members and supporters at the Cuba Caravan public meeting featuring Dr. Luis Barrios, June 19, 2019

Cuba Caravan Visits Detroit

Solidarity work continues amid the intensification of the blockade by the United States Note: These following remarks were made by Abayomi Azikiwe at a public...
oil rig

Ghana’s Oil Sector Under Exploited due to Lack of Data

Ghana's quest to increase its hydrocarbon exploitation could be hamstrung unless the country invests in data on its entire potential oil field, a researcher...

Tao Ye: Decoding the body in dance

Tao Ye, 33, struggles with his body every day. As a choreographer and founder of Tao Dance Theater, one of the most unorthodox contemporary dance...

Oil tank explosion in Pakistan is unfortunate – UN Boss

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is sadden by the large number of deaths and injured following the explosion of an oil tanker in...

“Wonder Women” in a record breaking spree

Sailing through its record-breaking opening weekend, then topping 652-million U.S. dollars worldwide, to date, including over 300 million U.S. dollars in North America, "Wonder...

Study finds limitations in medical crowdsourcing research data

A study led by the University of California, San Francisco, comparing the online data crowdsourcing approach to a standard telephone survey, has found that...

“Transformers: The Last Knight” debuts tops United States box office

American film company Paramount's new film "Transformers: The Last Knight" nabbed the top spot at the North American box office with an over 690-million...

Stakeholders agree to find solution to sanitation, hygiene issues

Stakeholders meeting in at Awutu Beraku in the Central Region on have resolved to collaborate to deal effectively with sanitation issues affecting people in...
Peng Shizeng, a 55-year-old shoe designer, works on a mini shoe at a cultural and creative park in Jinan, capital of east China's Shandong Province, July 16, 2015. Peng started making the mini shoes since 2013, aiming at to attract more attention on this art. (Xinhua/Zhao Xiaoming)

Inside a 73 year old Uygur man’s diary

Mamat Kasim, 73, has written 26 volumes of his diary over the past 40 years. His first record was about a pair of shoes. ...
Emmanuel Macron

President Macron vows to bring to the UN environment draft agreement

French President Emmanuel Macron has promised to bring an international draft agreement dedicated to environmental issues to the United Nations (UN) in September. ...

Pakistan oil tanker fire casualties now at 143 deaths and 156 injured

At least 143 people were killed and 156 others injured in an oil tanker fire that broke out in Bahawalpur district of Pakistan's eastern...

Trump’s healthcare plan could face obstacles en-route to senate

U.S. President Donald Trump's healthcare reform could pass the Senate, but it will be close, and the Republican lawmakers cannot afford to lose many...
Executive Director of Enterprise Life, Mrs. Jacqueline Benyi addressing dignitaries in front of the Social Centre

Enterprise Group welcomes on-board a new strategic partner

Enterprise Group Limited (Enterprise Group) has informed the Ghana Stock Exchange of an impending transaction to introduce a new strategic partner in place of...
Prof Ransford Gyampo delivering his presentation in Acc

Prof Gyampo proposes two-thirds majority vote on appointments

Professor Ransford Gyampo, Senior Lecturer, University of Ghana, has advocated Parliamentary vetting and approval by two-thirds majority votes of all Members of Parliament for...
Sam George

NDC stand their ground on Sam George issue

A meeting convened by the Greater Accra National Democratic Congress’(NDC) caucus in Parliament to mend fences with local party executives has been dismissed...

Asante Kotoko trashes visiting All Stars

Two-time African champions, Asante Kotoko, scored in each half to secure all three points at stake as they subdued visiting Wa All Stars...

American gas prices slumping without break

How far will gas prices drop? American consumers asked this week, as some experts said summer prices could drop to 1990 levels. ...
AFP/File / Ilyas Akengin Turkey claims 24 people have been killed in the border town of Kilis by rocket fire from Islamic State jihadists in Syria

IS resorts to worldwide revenge over its Mideast mess

Palestinian observers said the recent attacks of the Islamic State (IS) in various parts of the world were motivated by revenge, following a series...
Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi

Egypt’s al-Sisi ratifies debatable islands agreement with Saudi Arabia

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday ratified a controversial agreement that transfers two largely uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. ...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye Tens of thousands of pro-regime forces have been massed near the Iraqi city of Fallujah ahead of the offensive to retake the city which was seized by Islamic State fighters in 2014

Peace in Mideast is a long ahead over IS recent failures

The Islamic State (IS) has recently suffered massive military failures in Iraq and Syria, but the chance for peace and stability in the war-torn...
People drink beer during the Pyongyang Taedonggang Beer Festival in Pyongyang, capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Aug. 12, 2016. (Xinhua/Lu Rui) (zw)

DPRK stage mass rally to mark Anti-U.S. Struggle

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a mass rally here Sunday to mark the Day of Anti-U.S. Struggle. Senior members...
Islamic State

Israeli Arab indicted over believed IS ties

Israeli security forces said on Sunday that an Arab citizen of Israel was charged with links to the Islamic State. The suspect...

Turkey pleased with the influx of tourists as calm returns

Turkey has seen rising return of tourists after the past chaotic year as surge of terror attacks and chaos of failed coup bid gradually...

UK Muslim Eid Car Accident Injured 6 People

Six people, three of them children, were injured Sunday when a car mounted a sidewalk and ploughed into them in Newcastle in northern England. ...

Turkey declines Arab demands over Qatar military base

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday denounced the list of demands put forward by four Arab states in efforts to defuse the diplomatic...
China has criticised US military activity in the region (file picture)

Iran’s strong military presence in Syria causes Israel a discomfort

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday accused Iran of establishing a military presence in Syria and arming the Lebanon-based Shiite militia of Hezbollah. ...
Wa All Stars

All Stars Admit Their Inability to Defend League Title

Coach Abubakr Believer, assistant coach of Wa All Stars says his side has given up on winning the Ghana Premier League trophy this season. ...

Sapholda Hockey League: Trustees Smash Legon Knights

Legon Knights hockey team continued with their losing spree after going down 0-8 to Trustees in the final match of the first round of...

Agyiri, others grab titles at MTN Classic Golf tourney

Prince Agyiri, Augustine Mensah, Constance Awuni and Gladys Awuni emerged winners in their respective categories in the MTN Classic Golf tourney held at the...
Akwaabytes arts exhibition

KNUST Fine Art Exhibition Division to hold an exhibition in Accra

The Fine Art Department of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) would be mounting an exhibition in Accra on June 30,...