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An U.S. army soldier sits on top of an armored vehicle during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

Morocco, U.S Begins Annual Military Exercise in Southern Morocco

Morocco and the United States launched Saturday the 2019 edition of their annual military exercises named "African Lion" in southern Morocco. The drills will be...
Gunmen

Nine People Reported Dead in Northern Nigeria

Unknown gunmen on Saturday attacked a village of Kaduna state, northwest Nigeria, killing 9 persons, officials told Xinhua. Samuel Aruwan, spokesperson for the state governor,...
FIBA

2019 FIBA World Cup: Nigeria Finds Herself in Group B with Argentina, Russia and...

Nigeria have been drawn alongside Argentina, Russia and South Korea in Group B of the 2019 FIBA World Cup for men, which is set...
FIBA Basketball World Cup Drawvideo

2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Draw Ends in Shenzhen

The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Draw took place in front of 8000 spectators at Shenzhen Bay Arena here on Saturday. Thirty-two national teams have...
Bawumia With Times Of Africa

Ghana to Bank on India’s Experience and Become a Pharmaceutical Hub

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said the Government is focused on establishing partnerships with Indian businesses to aid Ghana’s ambition of becoming the...
Boeing shares suffered more than 10 per cent decline in the week when a wave of countries suspended the aerospace giant’s 737 Max jets in the wake of the deadly crash in Ethiopia. Courtesy.

Boeing Shares Fall Badly Due to 737 Max Jet Crisis

Boeing shares suffered more than 10 percent decline in the week when a wave of countries suspended the aerospace giant's 737 Max jets in...
Person voting

DR Congo’s Ruling Party Demonstrates After Senatorial Elections

Activists of the ruling party UDPS took to the streets in several provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Saturday as they...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (R) meets with Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov (L), in Khartoum, Sudan, March 16, 2019. Russia on Saturday reiterated commitment to enhancing cooperation with Sudan in the political, economic and trade fields. (Xinhua/Mohamed Khidir)

First Russian-African Summit Will Have Sudanese leader in Attendance

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday received an invitation from the Russian President Vladimir Putin to take part in the first Russian-African summit to...
Spla Soldiers Near Juba April

In spite of Funding Constraints South Sudan’s Peace Process on

South Sudan's recently signed revitalized peace agreement is on course and that the country needs regional support to help achieve key outstanding issues like...
Chixi village has attracted a number of visitors by its beautiful sceneries and refreshing environment. Photo by Liu Lingling

World Environment Day Will Be Hosted by China in June

China will be the global host of the World Environment Day which will take place on June 5 with the main event being held...
petroleum revenue

U.S. Oil and Gas Industry Suffers from Trade Tensions

The fast-growing U.S. oil and natural gas industry, which is seeking export markets around the globe, are overshadowed as sticky trade tensions have added...
Investment

Experts Commend China’s Foreign Investment Law for Boosting Businesses

China's newly passed foreign investment law will benefit foreign investors and companies, and will help improve the Asian country's business environment, experts said. China's national...
John Magufuli

Tanzania assures Uganda of improved transport network for its goods

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Saturday assured neighboring Uganda that his administration will continue improving the transportation infrastructure for smooth transportation of goods. According to...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzanian army to take over construction of houses for prison officers

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Saturday ordered the Tanzania People's Defense Forces (TPDF) to take over construction of a 4,269,000 U.S. dollars housing project...
Hepatitis E

Namibia re-launches response campaign to eliminate hepatitis-E outbreak

The Namibian government re-launched the hepatitis-E outbreak response campaign here on Saturday, in efforts to eliminate the spread of the disease and promote personal...
accidents

Namibia records a decline in road accidents

Namibia Motor Vehicle Accident Fund on Saturday said the country recorded a significant decline in road crashes. Speaking in Windhoek, MVA Fund Chief Executive Officer,...
Mr Selorm Adadevoh,

MTN Ghana Supports 2019 Springboard Road Show

Mr Selorm Adadevoh, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, has called on the youth to be conscious of the idea of “Fallacy of...
Photo of the Ambassador and other participants during the inauguration ceremony

Shea Processing Centre Kumbungu Community Opened

A Shea Butter Processing Facility and Warehouse has been inaugurated at Gizza-Gunda, a community in the Kumbungu District, to help women shea collectors and...
tax

Domestic Tax Collection Beats Target

The Domestic Tax Revenue Division (DTRD) of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) mobilised an amount of GHC 24.4 billion in 2018, thus exceeding its...
Stroke

Ghana Government Asked to Support Community Life

The Stroke Association Support Network of Ghana (SASNET- Gh) has called on the government to support the ‘community life after stroke’ programme. This, the Association...
aviation

Ghana’s President Approves Civil Aviation Amendment Bill

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo -Addo , on Friday March 8, assented to the Ghana Civil Aviation (Amendment) Bill to become Act 985...
Ghana's Parliament

Muntaka Insists Executive Cannot Bully Us

A proposal by the Business Committee of Parliament for the House to adjourn sine die on Friday, 12 April 2019, was on Friday met...
Tema Oil Refinery (TOR)

Ghana’s TOR Workers Wants Board Fired

Some concerned workers of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) have appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to remove its Board of Directors and...
political parties

GCPP Commends Government to Include Parties in Local Governance

The Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP) has commended President Akufo-Addo-led government for the bold decision to amend some provisions in the 1992 Constitution to...
Sanitation City

Coalition Demands the Enforcement of Sanitation Bye-Laws

The Coalition of Fun Clubs at the weekend embarked on a massive clean-up exercise in the Sunyani Municipality and called on the city authorities...
IPR Accreditation

30 professionals receive accreditation from IPR Ghana

The Institute of Public Relations (IPR) Ghana has awarded accreditation to 30 professionals who have contributed immensely towards the growth of the profession in...
Police

Ghana Police Looks into the Attack on Ghanaian Times Reporter

The Police Administration says it has instituted an investigation into a reported case of assault and motor traffic accident involving a police officer and...
Dr Robert K Glah

African Governance Law Will Inspire Public Policy

The African Governance Law, a non-governmental organization, says it would organize conferences and university teaching programmes to influence policy direction in African countries. It said...
Slain Tema Port Public Relations Manager laid to rest.

Tema Port PR Manager Laid to Rest

The slain Marketing and Public Relations Manager of the Tema Port, Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), Mrs Josephine Asante, has been...
Culture Promotion

Ghanaians Advised to Preserve, Protect and Protect the Heritage

Ms Abla Dzifa Gomashie, the former Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has called for a collaboration between the people of Agbozumè...