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Militants Killed In Gunfights In Indian Controlled Kashmir

15 militants killed, highway reopened in Afghanistan’s western Badghis province

Afghan forces have reopened the highway linking the western Badghis province with Herat after heavy fighting and killing 15 militants, deputy to Baghis police...
BRUSSELS, June 22, 2020 (Xinhua) -- European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen attends the 22nd China-European Union (EU) leaders' meeting in Brussels, Belgium, June 22, 2020. The 22nd China-EU leaders' meeting was held via video link on Monday. (European Union/Handout via Xinhua)

15 EU countries set to receive €81.4 billion for saving jobs during COVID-19

The European Commission on Monday presented proposals to the Council of the European Union (EU) to grant 81.4 billion euros (96 billion U.S. dollars)...
Syrians gather at the site of a double car bomb attack in the Al-Zahraa neighbourhood of the central Syrian city of Homson February 21, 2016. (AFP photo)

At least 15 killed, 75 wounded in southern Philippine blasts

At least 15 people, including seven soldiers and a suicide bomber, were killed and 75 others wounded in twin explosions that rocked the...
Dr Alhassan Sulemana Anamzoya

Northern Development Authority creates 15,000 jobs – CEO

Dr Alhassan Sulemana Anamzoya, Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Development Authority (NDA), says the NDA has created some 15,000 short term jobs. He said...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Morocco registers 1,325 new COVID-19 cases, 32 more deaths

Morocco registered 1,325 new COVID-19 cases and 32 deaths on Thursday, increasing the tally of infections since March 2 to 47,638 and the death...

Libya reports 489 new COVID-19 cases

The National Center for Disease Control of Libya on Wednesday reported 489 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to...
Voters Registration

Over 15 million put on Ghana’s electoral roll

As at Saturday August 1, the beginning of the final phase of the nationwide voters’ registration exercise, 15,108,687 applicants had successfully registered. Dr Bossman Eric...

Micro-Grid Solutions in Africa

Microgrid and off grid home solar systems are being rapidly deployed in Africa where power utilities have failed to keep up with demand. Many...

Ghana’s COVID-19 case count increases to 15,472

Ghana has, as at Thursday, June 25, recorded 15,472 cumulative cases of the novel coronavirus, with 9,146 coming from enhanced contact tracing. Also, 6, 327...
trucks carrying cocoa beans

Uganda reports 15 new COVID-19 cases, turns away 21 foreign truck drivers

Uganda's Ministry of Health on Thursday reported 15 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of revised infections in the country to 160. ...
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15 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Burundi

Fifteen new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Burundi, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 42, health authorities said...
An ambulance carrying a patient passes through a police roadblock at Chania River in Thika, Kiambu County, Kenya, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has banned all movement by road, rail or air in and out of the Nairobi metropolitan area with effect from 7 p.m. on Monday. (Xinhua/Allan Mutiso)

Kenya’s COVID-19 cases rise to 715 as 15 more test positive

Kenya's ministry of health on Tuesday confirmed 15 new cases of coronavirus, raising the total number of infections across the country to 715. ...
Covid Negative

Dr Nsiah-Asare dismisses reports that 15,000 Ghanaians will die from COVID-19

Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, the Presidential Advisor on Health, has dismissed media reports that 15,000 Ghanaians are likely to die from the COVID-19. ...
Health Ttu Nose Masks

TTU donates 15,000 pieces of nosemasks to GJA, RCC and other key institutions

The Takoradi Technical University (TTU) has donated over 15,000 pieces of nose masks to the Regional Branch of the Ghana Journalists Association, the Regional...
Africa CDC

Africa’s COVID-19 death toll hits 816, as confirmed cases rise to 15,249

The death toll from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on the African continent reached 816 as the number of confirmed cases hit 15,249 across the...
Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn (R), Director of the Institute of Virology at the Charite Berlin Christian Drosten (C) and Robert Koch Institute (RKI) President Lothar Wieler attend a press conference briefing COVID-19 situation in Germany, in Berlin, capital of Germany, March 9, 2020. No fatalities have been recorded despite Germany reporting 1,112 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 8 a.m. (0700 GMT) Monday, according to the country's disease control agency. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)

Germany reports over 120,000 COVID-19 cases, Russia reports over 15,000

The world is now in a battle against COVID-19, a disease caused by a previously unknown coronavirus that has spread to over 200 countries...
A man wearing face mask walks on the street in Moscow, Russia, April 9, 2020. Russia's COVID-19 cases grew by a new daily record of 1,459 in the last 24 hours to reach 10,131 on Thursday, covering most regions of the country, official data showed. The death toll rose to 76 from the previous day's 63, and 698 people have recovered, including 118 in the last 24 hours, Russia's coronavirus response center said in a statement. (Xinhua/Evgeny Sinitsyn)

Russia’s COVID-19 cases exceed 15,000

Russia tallied another daily record of 2,186 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 15,770 across...
Child Soldiers

UNICEF says 15 child soldiers released in South Sudan

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday that 15 children associated with armed forces and armed groups have been released in South...

The solution to unemployment in Ghana

Ghana as we know it has a long way to go when it comes to development. The country is facing a plethora of problems...
fire outbreak

At least 15 children killed in Haiti orphanage fire

At least 15 children were killed in a fire at an orphanage in an area near the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, local officials reported...

Tanzania’s Selous-Mikumi ecosystem has over 15,000 elephants

Tanzania's Selous-Mikumi ecosystem has 15,501 elephants, according to the latest aerial wildlife census released on Tuesday. The aerial wildlife census was led...
German carmaker

German carmaker Daimler to ramp up job cuts to 15,000

German luxury car manufacturer Daimler would increase job cuts to 15,000 jobs, seeking to reduce cost by more than 1.4 billion euros (1.53 billion...
Doctor Xu Fei introduces the treatment of a patient at the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University in Nanchang, east China's Jiangxi Province, Jan. 27, 2020. The patient of the novel coronavirus pneumonia has been cured and discharged from the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University on Monday. He is the first coronavirus-infected patient that was cured in Jiangxi Province. (Xinhua/Peng Zhaozhi)

Wuhan hospitals receive over 15,000 fever patients daily

The number of fever patients in central China's Wuhan saw an increase, with over 15,000 during peak hours over the past few days, said...

Over 15,000 violations of diesel driving bans in German cities

German authorities recorded more than 15,000 violations of diesel driving bans in German cities, most of them in Stuttgart and Darmstadt, local media reported...
World Food Programme (WFP)

Zimbabwe among 15 global hotspots suffering food insecurity – WFP

The UN World Food Program (WFP) has placed Zimbabwe among 15 global hotspots at risk of deteriorating further into crisis if there is no...
Some Libya Dawn fighters shoot their guns near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Libyan government forces kills 15 eastern-based army soldiers

The forces of Libya's UN-backed government on Thursday announced the killing of 15 soldiers of the rival eastern-based army in southern Tripoli. ...
Sudan Demonstrations Led To The Ouster Of President Al Bashir

Military and Opposition Forces Reach Agreement in Sudan While Tensions Persist

Several killed in clashes as United States continues to interfere in the internal affairs of oil rich nation Representatives from the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA)...
International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

ICFJ to support News Startups in Latin America

A pioneering initiative will identify and invest $1.5 million in promising news media startups in Latin America and accelerate their efforts to grow into...
Russian archeologists make a unique discovery in Egypt

Russian archeologists make a unique discovery in Egypt

Russian archeologists from the Center of Egyptological Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, with support of JSC Rosoboronexport, a unit of the Rostec...
The World Bank

World Bank cuts Africa’s 2019 growth forecast by 15 percent

By Ruth Olurounbi, in Washington DC The World Bank has cut the Sub-Saharan Africa 2019 growth forecast by as much as 15 percent, the...