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sctrophy 2019 tournament

Standard Chartered Trophy 2019 Comes Off This March 9

Standard Chartered Bank, Ghana has today launched the "Standard Chartered – Trophy 2019 Tournament" billed for Saturday, March 9, at the Lizzy Sports Complex,...
GFA

March 9, Set Aside for National Women’s League

Female club owners in the country have agreed to participate in the National Women’s League proposed by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Normalization Committee...
climate change

Kenya to enforce solar water heating law to mitigate climate change

Kenya plans to enforce a solar water heating law in order to mitigate the negative effects of climate change, the energy regulator said on...
Kpong Water Supply Expansion Project in Ghana

Ghana risks water supply stress despite abundant resources

Although Ghana attained 80 percent national water coverage two years ahead of the Millennium Development Goals target date of December 2015, the country's water...
World Boxing Union

Ghanaian president Akufo-Addo says determined to support revival of boxing

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday pledged his government's support towards the revival of lesser known sporting disciplines. Speaking to a delegation...
VAT

Ghana’s domestic aviation to benefit from VAT exemption

The decision of the Ghana government to remove the 17.5 percent VAT (Valued Added Tax) on domestic aviation industry is good news to players...

U.S Stocks Rests On Oil Recovery

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 36.26 points, or 0.21 percent, to 17,000.36. The S&P 500 added 10.00 points, or 0.51 percent, to...

More than 30 countries are in need due to drought and others

Thirty-four countries, including 27 in Africa, are currently in need of food assistance due to drought, flooding and civil conflicts, a UN spokesman said...
oil

Algeria to back Saudi-Russian plan to halt oil production

"Algeria supports all the decisions in stabilizing the oil market," Khebri told reporters at the opening of the 6th International Fair of Oil Equipment...

Copa Libertadores: Michel Bastos expected to return to Sao Paulo

Bastos injured his right thigh in a state championship game against Ponte Preta 10 days ago, but according to Brazilian daily newspaper Folha...
accident or road crash

18 perish from Road Traffic Accident in Egypt

A passenger microbus collided with a truck in Abu Rdees-Al-Tur highway in South Sinai, a statement said, killing 18 people including...
football

Fabian Lustenberger contract with Hertha Berlin

Lustenberger, who plays since 2007 for the "Old Lady", penned a contract extension until June 2019. "Fabian is not only...

Ghana registers a slide in consumer inflation of 18.5 percent

It said monthly change rate was 0.7 percent for the month of February, compared with the 4.6 percent recorded for the previous month. ...
Boko Haram

SANDF says South Africa Won’t be Supporting Nigeria to uproot Boko Haram

"There is no such decision to send any military elements by the RSA (Republic of South Africa) to assist with the fight against Boko...
trade

Tanzania and Vietnam to chalk US$1 billion from bilateral trade

According to a joint statement, Tanzanian President John Magufuli and Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang, who is on a three-day official visit to...
A doctor examines a larva of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the carrier of Zika virus, in a laboratory of the Ministry of Health, in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Jan. 29, 2016. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it would convene an International Health Regulations emergency committee on the Zika virus to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.(Xinhua/Kent Gilbert) (jp) (sp)

WHO makes arrangements for Zika R&D on vaccines and diagnostics

According to WHO, as of March 2, 67 companies and research institutions were already working on a number of products (31 on diagnostics, 18...
Elton John Marries David Furnish

Photograph collections belonging to Elton John to be sent to a gallery

Elton John's personal collection is rated as one of the world's greatest private collections of photography, featuring modernist images from the 1920s to the...

UNHCR raises concerns over migrant situation at Macedonia border

Hana Habahmi, a field monitor for UNHCR based in the Gevgelija transit center for refugees, informed no refugees were allowed to go from...
China's air quality is now a concern among its leaders

Rising Pollution Deepens London’s environmental woes

The London Assembly (LA) environment committee launched its report, "Growing, Growing, Gone: Long-term sustainable growth for London" which identified recommendations for handling an increase...
drug

South Africa and Russia join forces to tackle drug trafficking

This emerged from the Russia-Africa Anti-drug Dialogue taking place in Durban, with the participation of delegations from several African countries. The...
IMF

IMF says Zimbabwe’s Economic turmoil is getting out of hands

Although the country had met its quantitative and structural benchmarks under the third and final review of a 15-month Staff Monitored Program (SMP),...
Photo taken on Dec. 31, 2015 shows the fireworks lighting up the sky during New Year's Eve celebration on the riverside of Yarra River in Melbourne, Australia. (Xinhua/Bai Xue)

CEO of inditex said 2015 was a good year of investments and jobs creation

Isla, who occupies the third place in the Harvard Business Review's list of the top CEOs worldwide, stated that in 2015 Inditex created more...
Zimbabwe

UN hails Zimbabwe’s strides in gender equality

The Zimbabwe government has prioritized 10 out of the 17 new SDGs with gender equality among the prioritized goals. The UN...
oil

Oil Workers Union of Nigeria stages nationwide protests against government

Nigeria's Minister of State, Petroleum Resources and Group Managing Director, NNPC, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu cited meeting the best practices of oil companies as the...
The Eiffel Tower is lit with the blue, white and red colours of the French flag in Paris, France, Nov. 16, 2015, to pay tribute to the victims of the terror attacks on Friday in the French capital. (Xinhua/Xu Jinquan)

French Youth and Unions angry over Labor code reforms

Students, trade union and even politicians, including rebel Socialist lawmakers, marched on Wednesday in Paris streets and across French cities in a nationwide protest...

Kamworor wants to counter Farah in World half marathon

By John Kwoba Defending champion Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor will team up with Bedan Karoki in their bid to...

NASA postpones distressed Mars lander launch to 2018

"We're excited to be back on the path," John Grunsfeld, NASA's associate administrator, said in a statement. NASA originally planned...
migrants

Balkan Route Closure further strains some 2000 migrants

In a statement for Tanjug, Serbian news agency, Schodder said that the remaining refugees from Syria and other countries in Serbia await a long...

Nigeria promises to trash Egypt in AFCON qualifier

Siasia said his plan may not be impossible, noting the feat was achieved in 1977 when Nigeria thrashed Egypt 4-0 in a...
Ronaldo

There is still a lot to be done ahead of quarter final

Ronaldo opened the scoring midway through the second half as Real Madrid made hard work of dispatching Roma 2-0 on Tuesday night after a...