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China-produced passenger vehicles are waiting to be shipped at the port of Lianyungang, eastern China’s Jiangsu province on March 5, 2018. The port handled a cargo capacity of nearly 40 million tons in the first two months of 2018, up 4 percent year on year. (Photo by Economic Daily)

China’s Premier Confirms China’s Economic Challenges

Premier Li Keqiang admitted that China faced severe challenges caused by the growing pains of economic transformation, when delivering the government work report to...

Zika Virus: Canadian Patients Found to Show Serious Illness

The impact of the Zika virus on infected Canadian travellers was “more severe” than expected, say researchers.A new study looked at Canadians returning from...

More rain, severe weather ahead in south China

Wider areas of south China will be hit by rain and severe weather, the country's national observatory said Sunday. From Sunday to...

Australian state facing biggest severe bushfire risk in history

Victoria is at a greater risk of severe bushfires than ever before, a leading scientist has warned. David Peckham, a former bushfire...

Somali leader appeals for aid amid severe drought

President Mohamud said several parts of Somalia have been affected by drought especially in regions in northern Somalia. "I appeal to the...
Climate change

Embassy of France in Ghana and WACSI Partner to Strengthen CSOs

Extreme weather conditions and severe droughts are characteristic features of the global menace on Ghana, with its three northern region being the most affected. Civil...

Cholera outbreak in Ghana shot up sanitation expenditure by 300 percent in 2015

The government spent 300 percent more than it had budgeted for on the sanitation sub-sector to arrest the cholera situation that had claimed 247...
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South African president pledges water supply amid severe drought

"While approximately 2.7 million households or 18 percent of the total national population are affected by the drought disaster, interventions are in place to...

English Premier League to increase security check

There has been no change to Britain's terror threat level of "severe" and Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore reassured fans that the football...

Nigeria in crisis following acute fuel shortage amid payment row

A severe fuel crisis has hit Nigeria with long queues of angry motorists waiting for hours outside petrol stations in major cities to fill...
Photo taken on July 21, 2015 shows exposed riverbed in Shanzuizi Village of northeast China's Liaoning Province. The lingering drought in Liaoning has resulted in about 178,200 people lack of drinking water and has affected about 1.15 million hectares of crops. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Severe drought Sweeps Across the South Africa

Weather forecasters are predicting a record dry season, with water restrictions already in force in parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal provinces. ...

Severe Weather Puts Firefly Festival on hold

Severe weather forced Kings of Leon to cancel their headlining set at Firefly Festival in Dover, Delaware. Just minutes before the band was supposed...

Court hands severe sentences to accomplices of ex-Chadian president

A Chadian special criminal court sitting in N'Djamena for the last three months on Wednesday sentenced about 20 former senior officials in the...

Malaysia’s East Coast under natures bashing

Malaysia is battling some of the worst floods in decades along its east coast. At least five people have been killed and more than 100,000...
North Korea has denied a recent cyber-attack against Sony Pictures ?

Serious internet breaks hits North Korea

The disruption comes days after the US accused North Korea of being behind a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures. US President Barack Obama had promised a...

MOH puts measures in place to fight Ebola

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Tuesday gave the assurance that it has in collaboration with key stakeholders, put in place all necessary measures...
UNRWA estimates around 17,000 destroyed or damaged homes, rendering 100,000 people homeless in Gaza. Photo: UNRWA Archives/Shareef Sarhan

Absence of ?credible political solution? causing severe consequences in Middle East: UN chief

The absence of a credible political solution is having ?severe consequences? on the Middle East, said Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today as he urged all...

24 Fishermen Undergo Ebola Screening

There was an Ebola scare at the Albert Bosumtwi-Sam Fishing Harbour at Sekondi in the Western Region, on Tuesday, when some fishermen who arrived...

Two Junior High Schools Hit By Rainstorm in Daboya

Several houses and school infrastructure in the Daboya township, got their roofs blown away when a severe rainstorm hit the town and its surrounding...
Scientists fear a growing impact of global warming on humans

Impacts of global warming likely to be severe

The impacts of global warming are likely to be "severe, pervasive and irreversible", a major report by the UN has warned. Scientists and officials meeting...

Local referee, Kyei Andoh beaten to death

Young referee Kyei Andoh has died days after being assaulted while officiating a lower division game in Ghana ? opening a whole new...
Wpid Charles Warren X

It Was After Severe Anal Pains That Gay Charles Warren Died

So their are still some people practicing gay...14 years...hummm...I can't shout....Anyway, few weeks after the sudden death of the Nollywood actor, stories have emanated...
Wpid Prof Nana Agyemang

Diarrhoea After Drinking Tap Water Hits Daboase SHS

Over one hundred students of the Daaboase Senior High School in the Wassa East District of the Western region are experiencing severe diarrhoea...

Diarrhoea Swept Daaboase SHS

Over one hundred students of the Daaboase Senior High School in the Wassa East District of the Western region are experiencing severe diarrhoea after...

UN Findings Reveal Severe Cases Of Torture In Ghanaian Prisons

The UN?s special rappoteur on torture, Juan Mendez has been in the country since November 7 to assess the levels of cruel or inhuman...

Severe Storm to Hit UK

Millions of people in England and Wales have been warned to prepare for heavy rain and hurricane-force winds on Sunday night and Monday.Gusts of...

1.5 million people need food assistance in Haiti – UN

Haitians affected by Hurricane Sandy wait for food assistance. Photo: WFP/ Elio Rujano 11 June 2013 ? The United Nations food relief agency said...

Severe rainstorm has caused serious damage to properties displacing many in Yendi again

A severe rainstorm has hit Yendi again destroying government buildings, houses and displacing so many people. The destroyed houses include, the Yendi Police Divisional Commander?s...

Venezuela?s Hugo Chavez Suffers A Severe Respiratory Infection

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is suffering from a new, severe respiratory infection following cancer surgery, the government has said. Information Minister Ernesto Villegas said Mr...

Ghana?s Credit Rating Has Been Downgraded Over Deterioration ?Severe? Fiscal Deficit

  Fitch Ratings downgrades Ghana?s credit outlook from stable to negative as the country?s fiscal deficit is severely deteriorating. The downgrade released February 15, 2013, according...