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sub-Saharan Africa

Western Sahara’s Second Round Table Closed in Switzerland

A two-day roundtable on Western Sahara ended here Friday with the parties involved saying in a joint statement that they welcomed the intention to...
Antonio Guterres

UN Chief Unhappy Over Malian Village Massive Killing

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday condemned the massive killing in a Malian village, where reports said at least 134 civilians were killed. "The...
Black Stars

2019 AFCON qualifiers: Ghana Displaces Kenya to Ride High on Group F

Ghana's Black Stars beat the Harambee Stars of Kenya 1-0 in the final round of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers Saturday...
Black Meteors

2019 U23 AFCON Qualifier: Ghana Humbles Gabon 4-0

Ghana whitewashed Gabon 4-0 in the first leg of the penultimate round of the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers played at...
football

Qualifying Results of Africa Cup of Nations

Following are the Africa Cup of Nations matchday 6 qualifying results on Saturday: Group A At Thies, Senegal Senegal 2 (Niang 27, 56) Madagascar 0 Played Friday At Omdurman,...
Two Libya Dawn fighters identify positions of their rivals near Bir al-Ghanam, Libya, on March 21, 2015. Clashes continued between Libya Dawn fighters and pro-government forces on Saturday near Bir al-Ghanam, some 90 kilometers southwest of the capital Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Libya Has released 3 African Hostages

Libyan Interior Ministry on Saturday said it freed three African hostages kidnapped by an African national in the capital Tripoli. "Members of the Investigation Bureau...
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte hold talks in Rome, Italy, March 23, 2019. (Xinhua/Lan Hongguang)

Ciao, Marco Polo

Over seven centuries ago, the young Venetian merchant and explorer Marco Polo embarked on a trailblazing journey along the ancient Silk Road that led...
Sydney Aiellovideo

U.S. Parkland School Shooting Survivor Commits Suicide

Sydney Aiello, who survived a shooting massacre at a high school in U.S. state of Florida in early 2018, has died from suicide, media...
Belt and Road

President Xi Leaves Rome After MoU on BRI Among Other Achievements

Chinese President Xi Jinping left the Italian capital of Rome on Saturday, after holding talks with Italian leaders and witnessing the signing of multiple...
Ebola

WHO Seeks International Assistance as DR Congo’s Ebola Cases Hits 1000

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday called for urgent global support to deal with the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the...
Sudan

Eight Children Perish in Omdurman Explosion

Eight children were killed on Saturday after what police termed as "a strange object" exploded in Sudan's Omdurman city, Sudan's Ashorooq TV channel reported. ...
Cyclone Idaivideo

Zimbabwe, Mozambique Grieve Cyclone Idai Victims

Zimbabwe began two days of national mourning on Saturday in remembrance of the victims of Cyclone Idai which induced floods ravaging the eastern and...
Traditional Memorialvideo

Ethiopians Hold Traditional Memorial for Plane Crash Victims

Ethiopians paid a traditional memorial tribute to honor victims of a plane crash that killed all 157 people aboard. The traditional memorial service, which...
Guard

Swedru Municipal Guard Arrested in Connection with Assault Case

The Swedru Divisional Police Command has arrested and placed in custody, Peter Danso, a municipal guard of Agona West Municipal Assembly, who assaulted one...
Nestle

Nestle and IFRC Funds Kofi Pare Community Water Project

To contribute to the global aim of attaining water for all by 2023, Nestlé and the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) have sunk...
Vra Education

VRA Ladies Association Sensitise Public on Energy Conservation

The Volta River Authority (VRA) Ladies Association on Saturday embarked an “Energy Conservation Walk” across some principal streets of Accra to educate the public...
Fidelity Bank

KNUST Digital Branch of Fidelity Bank Opened

Fidelity Bank has opened an ultra-modern digital branch at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science Technology (KNUST) campus to provide students, staff and residents...
climate change

International Community Support is crucial to local climate change actions

Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister of Local Government, has asked the international community to make adequate contributions into the Green Climate Fund or the...
Fire Recruits New

398 People Recruited into Ghana Fire Service

Ninety nine fire women, and 299 fire men, who have successfully completed the Recruit Course 48, have passed out at the Fire Academy and...
World Special

Special Olympics team brings home two gold medals

The gallant team of the Special Olympics Ghana, were given a rapturous welcome at the Kotoka International Airport, following their stupendous performance at the...
Blalck Meteors Warm Up

Olympic Qualifier: Ghana’s Meteors Whacks Gabon

The Black Meteors of Ghana, recorded an emphatic 4-0 victory over The Panthers of Gabon, in the first leg of the 2020 Olympic Games...
Confirmation Mce New

Korle Klottey Municipal Assembly Okays Nominee of President

The 13-member Korle Klottey Municipal Assembly (KKMA) has unanimously confirmed the President’s nominee, Mr Samuel James Nii Adjei Tawiah, to become the first Municipal...
Ghana Black Stars Walking

Ekuban’s Goal Puts Ghana Black Stars on Top of Group F

Caleb Ansah Ekuban got off to a perfect start to his national team career as his solitary goal put the Black Stars on top...
Zongo Youth

Desist from Using Zongo Youth to Stir Confusion

The Ghana Muslim Mission (GMM) has called on politicians to desist from using zongo youth to cause mayhem in the country. Dr Sheikh Amin Bonsu,...
Women Fisheries

Ghana’s Fisheries Ministry Announce Closed Season for 2019

The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development has announced the 2019 Closed Season to be observed by all fleets in the country’s marine waters. The...
Road Accident

Ekumfi-Dunkwa Road Accident Claims Six Lives

Six persons died on the spot while 67 others were injured in a fatal road accident, which occurred at Ekumfi-Dunkwa on Friday, March 22...
Rebecca Akufo-Addo,

Rebecca Foundation Pear Young Girls Mentors

The Rebecca Foundation, in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has organised a programme to profile and pitch mentees with mentors under...
Water Forum

Small Water Enterprises to be Group into Supply Mix

The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources has pledged its support towards mainstreaming small water enterprises into the sustainable water supply mix in Ghana. At...
Icgc Donation

ICGC Donates GH₵200,000 to Mental Health Authority to Buy ECT Machines

Dr Mensa Otabil, the General Overseer of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), on Saturday presented a cheque for Ghc200,000 to the Mental Health...
CSOs

Environmental CSOs Rise Against Poland’s Protest at COP24

Civil society organisations (CSOs) and allies have expressed concern over the passage of a Bill in Poland that will prevent environmental rights defenders to...