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President Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela Closes Down Schools and Government Offices Over Blackout

The Venezuelan government has ordered schools and government offices to remain closed for a third day amid a prolonged blackout. Work and school activity would...
A Kashmiri Muslim protester throws an exploded tear smoke shell back at Indian police and paramilitary troopers (unseen) during a protest in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Oct. 30, 2015. Kashmiri Muslim protesters clash with Indian police and paramilitary troopers after Friday prayers over the killing of Abu Qasim, a top militant commander heading Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

Kashmir Shuts Down Over The Arrests of Political Activists

Indian-controlled Kashmir Sunday observed a shutdown to protest arrests of political activists and move of legally abrogating a law - Article 35 A of...
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Close down Shaanxi Mining Company Talensi Youth Demand

Concerned Youth of Talensi, a youth group in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region, over the weekend called on government to revoke...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

U.S. Government Shutdown breaks Record as it Enters its 22nd Day

As the clock struck midnight, the U.S. partial government shutdown over disputed congressional funds for President Donald Trump's border wall entered its 22nd day...
Federal Government Shutdown Graphic for Jan. 2018

Mayor London Breed Unhappy Over Additional Burden

San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Friday complained that the federal government shutdown has caused additional burden on the employees of the city's Public...

US budget: Lawmakers to Approve Funding Package This Week

Congressional negotiators have reached an agreement on a spending bill to keep the US government running until 30 September.The bipartisan deal boosts military spending...

FPSO Shutdown Likely to Affect Production

Tullow Oil Plc has indicated that it expects production from the Jubilee field to average 68,500 barrels of oil per day (net: 24,300 bopd),...

FPSO Kwame Nkrumah Shutdown Will Not Bring Dumsor

Ghana Gas Company has reaffirmed that the shutdown of the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah at the Jubilee Field will not affect power supply.The FPSO Kwame...

We Will Have Light When Ghana Gas Shuts Down – ECG

The Volta River Authority(VRA), GRIDCo and the Electricity Company of Ghana(ECG) have assured that the planned shutdown of the Ghana Gas Company will not result...

Tatale Disturbance: Schools, Health Posts On Shutdown

Schools and some health centers were closed down on Monday following an escalated inter-ethnic tensions between the Konkomba and  Bassare tribes in Tatale, a...

Asamankese: Drinking Spots and Game Centres to be Closed Down

The Asamankese Traditional Council is set to clamp down on drinking spots and game centers which offer services to children under eighteen years. The move...
Kashmiri women carry cow dung to be used as fertilizer as they walk in a mustard field in Bijbehara, about 55 km south of Srinagar, summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, April 5, 2015. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

Normalcy returning to Indian-controlled Kashmir after 133 days of shutdown

Routine activities resumed across towns and major villages Saturday after a period of 133 days of shutdown. Markets opened up for business, abuzz with...

Ghana’s Psychiatric Hospital Faces Possible Shutdown

The Accra Psychiatric Hospital risks being shut down by managers who have sent a distress call to government to provide them with logistics....
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GTA Closes Down A Teen Brothel in Kumasi

Officials of the Ghana Tourism Authority have shut down an adolescent brothel at Momo in Kumasi in the Ashanti region. The facility which...
FPSO Kwame Nkrumah

2017: FPSO Nkrumah To Go On A 12 Week Shutdown Over Bearing Fault

This is to allow Tullow Oil PLC and its partners explore measures to find a permanent solution to the vessel’s turret bearing fault. Tullow has...
AFP © Getty Images/AFP/File / by Jennifer O'Mahony | Energy firms say Senegal and Mauritania's current oil and gas ventures will transform them into net exporters by 2020

Zambia’s sole oil refinery in temporal shutdown

The crude feedstock cargo was scheduled to have arrived by June 15, 2016. Ministry of Energy and Water Development Permanent Secretary Emelda...
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CDD supports protests on social media ban

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) John Kudalor, has said the Police Administration was considering a shutdown of social media platforms in a bid to...

Fear and insecurity as Tamaya 1 arrives in Liberia

There World has Seven Wonders, but it seems like the sudden harboring of Tamaya 1, an oil tanker vessel on the coast of Liberia...

OBTV Challenges NCA Over Its Shutdown

Obinim TV (OBTV), one of the nine television channels taken off air by the National Communications Authority (NCA) has challenged the regulator’s decision. The station,...

FPSO Shutdown: Ghana Looks to Ivory Coast for Power Supply

The Volta River Authority (VRA), has revealed that it is negotiating with Ivorian power producers for a possible supply of power following the shutdown...

Mothers Protest Against Boko Haram, Shiite Extremists In Lagos

The protesting women most especially demanded that Nigerian government should deliver their innocent children from the gregarious hegemony of the terrorist groups masquerading as...
FPSO Kwame Nkrumah

FPSO Kwame Nkrumah To Shut Down For 14 Days

Tullow Ghana and its Jubilee Partners, in an official statement indicated that the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah will be out of operation for 14 days and...
Cocoa

Ghana Government and CPC meet over shutdown

Government has revealed emergency talks are underway to prevent total collapse of the Cocoa Processing Company (CPC), the largest manufacturer of chocolate and other...
North Korea leader Kim Jong-un

South Korea and DPRK communication lines cut off

Defense Ministry spokesman Moon Sang-gyun told a regular press briefing that all communication hotlines linking the two sides have been blocked as Pyongyang cut...

Government and COCOBOD asked to save CPC from dying

Government and managements of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) have been advised to rescue the Cocoa Processing Company Limited (CPC) from total collapse. The Cocoa...
Atuabo Gas Processing Plant

Atuabo Gas Plant Flaring and the environmental dangers

Information gathered by the Economy Times indicates that, Jubilee Field will be flaring gas for the two-week period that the Atuabo Gas Processing Plant...

Nigeria shuts refineries after militants attacks

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said in a statement reaching Xinhua that the plants were shut simultaneously on Sunday after the Bonny --...

Atuabo’s shutdown will cause jubilee fields to flare gas

The Gasop Oil CEO said the flaring will be necessary because Ghana does not have a gas storage facility. Mr Poku said natural gas can...
Brussels

Brussels Under Lockdown for Abdeslam Manhunt

Brussels is on its highest level of alert Soldiers patrolled the streets as a manhunt continued for the fugitive Salah Abdeslam, who is wanted...

Gatwick Airport Reported to be in Shutdown State

Gatwick North Terminal has been evacuated after a terror scare involving a ‘suspicious article’, with bomb disposal experts called to the scene and one...