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The Pride of Qatar

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Doha, the capital of the State of Qatar won the bid in 2010 to host the World Cup in 2022 and there is no...
court

Rwanda’s military tribunal starts trial of 25 suspected rebels

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Rwanda's military tribunal on Wednesday charged 25 suspected rebels of the Rwanda National Congress (RNC), a terrorist organization formed by Rwandan dissidents according to...
Kenyan Coat of arms

Japan donates 17 patrol boats to Kenyan maritime police to enhance security

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Japanese government on Wednesday handed 17 patrol boats to Kenya Marine Police to boost security and anti-terrorism measures in the coastal region. ...
Somalia

IGAD urges Somalia to review existing frameworks on security reform

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The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on Wednesday stressed the need to assess and review existing frameworks as well as identify best practices on...
biofuel

Kenyans taking up biofuel as charcoal, kerosene get costly

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A blue fuel burnt steadily under her cooking pot recently, making Jane Onyango, a resident of Kitengela, south of Nairobi, smile. She...
family planning

Kenya secures funding from UN for family planning

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Kenya has secured additional 387 million shillings (3.7 million U.S. dollars) from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in support of the country's request...
Wildlife migration

Zambia suspends movement of wild animals from national parks to private ranches

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The Zambian government on Wednesday suspended the capture and translocation of wild animals from national parks to private ranches. Plans to relocate...
Development

Zambia calls on developed nations to continue funding development programs

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The Zambian government on Wednesday called on development partners to continue complementary efforts of funding Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in their determination to come...
Benin

Benin to hold national dialogue to find way out of socio-political crisis

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A national dialogue will be held next Thursday in Benin under the chairmanship of President Patrice Talon to discuss way out of socio-political crisis...
South Africa

South Africa calls for “cool heads” to deal with illegal immigration

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South Africa's Parliament said on Wednesday that the challenges of illegal immigration in the country should be dealt with through "cool heads" instead of...
digital skills

Namibia’s perennial issues in digital agenda continue to constrain progress

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The lack of digital skills in key areas of Namibia's ICT industry as well as the lack of digital literacy among the majority of...
African Union headquarters

AU urges concerted efforts on anti-corruption initiatives

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The African Union (AU) on Wednesday urged African countries and pan African institutions to exert concerted efforts towards asset recovery as an important aspect...
diamonds

Zimbabwe fumes over U.S. ban on Marange diamonds

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The Zimbabwe government has criticized the United States for issuing a Withhold Release Order for artisanal rough cut diamonds from the Marange diamond fields...
pharmaceutical

Nigeria eyes multi-billion-dollar pharmaceutical market in Africa

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Nigeria planned to control majority of the multi-billion U.S. dollar pharmaceutical market in Africa, an official with the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and...
Football Under 23

Ghana paired with Egypt in Africa Under-23 Championship

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The National Under-23 team, the Black Meteors have been paired in group A of the 2019 Under-23 Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Championship. ...
mofa-celebration

Amen Amen Institute supports World Food Day Celebration

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Amen Amen Institute, a nongovernmental organisation, and a partner to the United Nations, on Wednesday presented a cheque for GH¢10,000.00 to the Ministry of...
Corruption

Fight against corruption should not focus on politicians alone – Chief

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Naa Wilfred Dapillah II, the Chief of Sentu in the Lambussie District of the Upper West Region has stated that to win the corruption...
Child labour

Stakeholders want stronger collaboration to combat child labour in mining

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Participants at a workshop to deliberate the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) manual to guide combating child labour in Artisanal and Small scale Gold Mining...
Ghana Post/India High Commission Launches

Ghana Post/India High Commission Launches Gandhi’s 150th commemorative stamp

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The Ghana Post and the India High Commission on Wednesday launched a commemorative stamp in honor of Mahatma Gandhi to celebrate his 150th birthday...
referendum vote

GJA urges Ghanaians to vote yes in MMDCEs referendum

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The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has urged Ghanaians to come out in their numbers on December 17 and vote massively in referendum in favour...
scholarships

Scholarships to 68 tertiary students in Sefwi-Akontombra District

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A total of sixty-eight tertiary students in the Sefwi- Akontombra District of the Western North Region have received government scholarship to further their education. Mr...
Mr. William Asiedu Yeboah

Ensure transparency in Pension Trustee Administration-CEO

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Mr. William Asiedu Yeboah, the Chief Executive Officer of Negotiated Benefits Trust Company Limited (NBC Ghana Trust), has called for transparency in corporate and...
PURC

Stop politicizing energy issues – PURC

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Mr Ishmael Agyekumhene, Chairman of the Technical Committee of the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), has advised Ghanaians to stop politicizing energy issues. ...
Photo of the desks

Carlos Ahenkorah donates 1,000 desks on behalf of President Akufo-Addo

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Mr Carlos Ahenkorah, the Member of Parliament for Tema West and Deputy Minister of trade, has lifted the mood at the Aggrey Memorial School...
jailed

Man jailed for defiling a 14-year old girl and deceiving a public officer

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A Koforidua Circuit Court presided by Justice Mrs Marian Afoh, has convicted a 22 year old man, Isaac Kwaku Asiamah to seven years imprisonment...
William Amponsah

Ghana’s Amponsah to compete in a US$10k Onitsha City Marathon

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William Amponsah , Ghana’s leading long-distance runner is set to compete in the 2019 Onitsha City Marathon in Nigeria on Saturday, October 5. ...
Wheelchair MiniGolf

Ghana Wheelchair Minigolf Association outdoored

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The Ghana Wheelchair Minigolf Association (GAWMA) has officially been outdoored at a brief ceremony in Accra. ...
chess competition

Third edition of Kumasi Classics Chess held

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The third edition of the Kumasi Classics Chess tournament aimed at giving young and upcoming talented chess players the opportunity to rub shoulders with...
breast

International Maritime Hospital holds free breast screening

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The International Maritime Hospital (IMaH) on Wednesday, commenced its series of free breast cancer screening for residents of Tema in line with the breast...
donation ngo kdua health

Give Hope Global donates medical equipment to Atibie Government Hospital

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Give Hope Global, a non- governmental organization based in the United State of America (USA), has donated medical equipment to the Atibie Government Hospital...