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National Sports Authority (NSA)

Scouting Tournament for Asante Akyem starts on May 1

Coach Gobbo Renzo, former Palermo coach has arrived in Agogo, in the Ashanti Region to scout for players to represent Asante Akyem, in for...
Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio, whose country is the guest of honor, speaks during the opening session of the sixth International Africa Development Forum (FIAD) in Casablanca, Morocco, on March 14, 2019. The sixth FIAD kicked off Thursday in the Moroccan city of Casablanca under the theme "when East meets West." Organized by the Moroccan pan-African investment fund Al Mada, the two-day meeting is a platform for dialogue, investment promotion and intra-African trade. (Xinhua/Chadi)

Morocco Hosts International Africa Development Forum

The sixth International Africa Development Forum (FIAD) kicked off Thursday in the Moroccan city of Casablanca under the theme "when East meets West." The opening...
Femi

MultiChoice Talent Factory Starts This January 2019

MultiChoice Africa is pleased to announce that its flagship the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) programme will roll out the highly-anticipated MTF Masterclasses powered by...
World Bank

World Bank kicks off meeting on new investment standards

The World Bank on Tuesday kicked off a three-day meeting in Nairobi aimed at providing a comprehensive understanding of the new environmental and social...
The first China-Russia Think Tank Forum kicked off in Beijing on May 29. Photo by Ji Peijuan

Beijing hosts First China- Russia Think Tank Meeting

The first China-Russia Think Tank Forum kicked off in Beijing on May 29. Themed with “China and Russia: Cooperation in the New Era”, the...
Pakistani dancers perform Dawn to Dusk at the Dance Theatre of the Beijing Dance Academy on Friday. Photo: Li Hao/GT

Beijing hosts Folk Dance Gala Among SCO Member States

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) launched a gala featuring the folk dances of SCO member states at the Beijing Dance Academy on Friday night. 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,...
NPP Elections

Northern Regional NPP polls kicks off tomorrow

The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) delegates’ conference to elect new regional officers to lead the party in the Northern Region for the next...
A People’s Daily journalist raises a question to spokesperson Wang Guoqing at the press conference of the first session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), March 2, 2018. (Photo by Lei Sheng from People’s Daily)

New Missions Take Centre Stage in China’s Annual Political Season

China’s annual political season is underway with the commencement of the “two sessions” as the first session of the 13th National Committee of the...

Ethiopia’s largest construction expo kicks off

Ethiopia's largest annual exhibition in the construction sector kicked off in Addis Ababa on Friday. The 8th edition of International Addis Build Construction, Construction Materials...

First Harvard Africa Alumni Action Forum Begins in Accra

Harvard University will host the first Harvard Africa Alumni Action Forum (HAAAF) in Accra, Ghana on 24 – 26 August 2017 where global thought...
football

E/R Division Two League Starts Off August 20

The Second Round of the Eastern Regional Division Two League would begin on August 20, at all the league centres. This was disclosed by the...
Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum

Bonn Hosts Thousands at Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum

The tenth Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum will today kick off in Bonn, Germany. Per Second News correspondent reports from Germany that the forum is...
An employee works on electric pylons at a power station in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma/Files

Construction of US$350 million peat-fired power plant kicks off in Rwanda

Construction of a peat power plant was Tuesday launched in Gisagara district, southern Rwanda, expected to produce 80MW. The project worth 350...
Hangzhou G20 Summit

G20 FM meeting kicks off in Germany to address international issues

Foreign ministers of the G20 convened here on Thursday for a two-day meeting to discuss international issues on sustainability, conflict prevention and cooperation with...
Protesters attend a rally calling for the resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul, South Korea, on Nov. 19, 2016. Almost one million South Koreans marched on Saturday night to demand the resignation of President Park Geun-hye over her biggest political scandal since she took office in February 2013. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin)

South Korean parliament kicks off vote on presidential impeachment

South Korean lawmakers on Friday kicked off a historic vote on a bill to impeach embattled President Park Geun-hye over corruption scandal involving herself...
Thato Bame (2nd L) of Botswana's national women football team vies with Abigail Kozik (1st L) of Madagascar's national women football team during the All Africa Games qualifiers in Gaborone, capital of Botswana, March 6, 2015. Botswana advanced to the next round of the All Africa Games qualifiers after knocking out Madagascar 3-2 on aggregate. (Xinhua/Koone Boikaego)

2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations kicks off in Cameroon

Cameroonian President Paul Biya officially declared the opening of the cup in Yaounde Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium on Saturday afternoon followed by the opening match...

2016 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week kicks off in Peru

Running from Nov. 14th to 20th, it will bring together leaders, senior officials and business elites from the 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member...
elections

Presidential runoff kicks off in Bulgaria

More than 12,400 polling stations across Bulgaria and 325 abroad are available for the 6.834 million eligible voters. Radev, a recently...
Silk Road economic forum

Tehran Hosts Silk Road Economic Forum

China and Iran are both countries with great civilization, and the long history of friendly exchanges between them has laid a solid foundation for...

Eastern Region plays host for southern sector volleyball champions

The championship is an initiative of the Ghana Volleyball Association (GVA) and aimed at rejuvenating the sport across all the 10 regions of the...

UN NGO conference kicks off with emphasis on global citizenship 2030 Agenda

At the opening ceremony, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlighted that the contribution of NGOs, academia and youth will be key to achieving the...
video

Chinese film starts off bicultural festival in Indonesia

Award-winning drama-romance "A Mongolian Tale" by movie director Xie Fei mesmerized over a hundred Indonesian movie lovers attending the Chinese Film Screening Master Class...
The UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura arrives for a press conference after meeting with the delegation of the High Negotiations Committee (HNC) in Geneva, Switzerland, April 13, 2016. The UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said Wednesday that the second round of proximity talks aiming to broker a political end to the Syrian crisis had started. (Xinhua/Xu Jinquan)

2nd Round Of Proximity Talk To Broker Political End In Syria Begins

"The first meeting was with the delegation of the High Negotiations Committee (HNC), I briefed them about the visits and I indicated that we...
South Korea flag

S. Korea Begins 20th General Election At 13,837 Polling Stations

The country's 20th general election started at 6 a.m. local time (2100 GMT Tuesday) at 13,837 polling stations nationwide, according to the National Election...
football

Central Tete province hosts Mozambican football championship

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Alberto Nkutumula said on Saturday that he expects significant competition and fair play during the...
elections

Slovakia begins Ninth Parliamentary elections

The primary results are expected to be published by the Slovak Statistics Office at 10 p.m. local time (2100 GMT) on the websites www.volbysr.sk...
Investing in African Mining Indaba

Africa mining meeting kicks off amid gloomy prospects

The conference comes at a time when the mining industry "is in its winter season, a season which some have characterised as a crisis",...
Nigeria

Regional conference on industrialization kicks off in Nigeria

Over 1,000 global financial experts and researchers from the market's leading corporate, banking and financial services organizations were gathered at the conference to discuss...

9th Red Sea Tourism and Shopping Festival Kicks off

The festival, first born in 2006, were participated by representatives from neighboring countries including Egypt, Ethiopia and Eritrea. "The festival will contribute to reactivating...