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United States reports over 20,000 coronavirus variants infections

The United States has recorded more than 20,000 infection cases of coronavirus variants as of Thursday, according to the latest data of the U.S....

Australian floods: 20,000 still evacuated in New South Wales

dpa/GNA - Some 20,000 people in Australia's New South Wales were still unable to return to their homes on Thursday after being evacuated...

Litigation between two brothers leads to the death of a farmer

A 70 year-old visually impaired man who injured his brother, a farmer, he engaged to clear a portion of land their father left them,...

Fisherman dies on Winneba waters

A 59-year fisherman, on Thursday, February 18, met his untimely death after suddenly collapsing into the fishing vessel he was working on in Winneba...
Mrs Freda Prempeh

Freda Prempeh gives 20 health facilities medical devices and PPE

Mrs Freda Prempeh, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tano North constituency, has presented medical equipment to the Tano North Municipal Directorate of Health...
The US Capitol Building on March 25, 2020, in Washington, DC. – The US Senate was poised to pass a massive relief package on Wednesday for Americans and businesses ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic as New York hospitals braced for a wave of virus patients. (Photo by Alex Edelman / AFP) (Photo by ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden’s top cabinet nominees face Senate hearings

dpa/GNA - Five of President-elect Joe Biden's Cabinet nominees, including for treasury secretary, secretary of state and defense secretary, faced senate nomination hearings...

Senegal’s COVID-19 cases surpass 20,000, state of emergency, curfew in place for two regions

Senegal's COVID-19 cases surpassed the 20,000 mark with 192 new confirmed cases detected in the past 24 hours, the country's health ministry announced. ...

US authorities suspend search for missing boat with 20 on board

dpa/GNA - Rescuers have suspended their search for a boat with about 20 occupants, which had gone missing in the Atlantic Ocean off...
Sapip Meeting

Farmers benefit from COVID-19 response under TAATs

Over 20, 000 smallholder farmers have been supported to cultivate about 38, 000 hectares of maize and soya, Mr Felix Ngmenkaara Darimaani,...
Olaf Scholz

German Minister yields to pressure, agrees to study on police racism

A month’s long debate in Germany on whether instances of extremism in the police merit a sweeping study into institutionalized racism was put to...
armed men

At least 20 Ethiopians killed in armed attack

An armed attack in Ethiopia's Benishangul-Gumuz regional state has killed at least 20 civilians, an Ethiopian official said on Friday. Demlew...
Building Collapse

Death toll in building collapse in western India rises to 20, rescue continues

The death toll rose to 20 in the residential building collapse at Bhiwandi, 38 km from Mumbai, India as the rescue operation continues...

3 missing, 20 wounded as floods hit Indonesian capital

Flash floods and landslides have struck Indonesia's capital of Jakarta and its surrounding areas, leaving three people missing and 20 others injured, a...

Libya reports 879 new COVID-19 cases, 20,462 in total

The National Center for Disease Control of Libya on Wednesday reported 879 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country so...
An injured passenger is loaded into an ambulance at the Booysens train station near Johannesburg Friday July 17, 2015. More than 200 people were injured in a train collision in Johannesburg on Friday night, authorities said, with more injuries expected as more passengers are known to still be trapped inside the wrechage. No fatalities have been reported. (AP Photo)

20 injured in train accident in Czech Republic

Twenty people were injured on Wednesday morning when a passenger train collided with a technical vehicle at a railway station in Pilsen in western...
Nigeria's border closure

About 20 African countries under full border closure due to COVID-19 – Africa CDC

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Wednesday said that 20 African countries are under full border closure due to...
Installation using Mammoet’s jacking and skidding systems

Burkina Faso seeks to increase electricity access

1,400km transportation completed across remote route not suited to heavy cargo By 2021, Burkina Faso seeks to increase electricity access from 20% to 80%,...
Receiving components in Takoradi port

Mammoet helps Burkina Faso towards 20 percent power generation increase

1,400km transportation completed across remote route not suited to heavy cargo By 2021, Burkina Faso seeks to increase electricity access from 20% to 80%,...
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...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide

The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at...
?Climate change is increasing the vulnerability of forests to wildfires ?

Wildfires force closure of over 20 parks in San Francisco Bay Area

Wildfires forced closure of more than 20 parks and evacuation of tens of thousands of residents across the San Francisco Bay Area in...
Mapping Africa

Africa’s COVID-19 cases hit 957,035 as deaths pass 20,000-mark

The number of COVID-19 related deaths in the African continent reached 20,288 as the number of COVID-19 cases in the continent reached 957,035 on...
Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases surge nearly 20,000 to hit 720,622

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent reached 720,622 on Monday morning, up nearly 20,000 from Sunday's 701,573, the Africa Center...

Lightning, thunderstorm kill 20 in India’s Bihar

At least 20 people were killed due to lightning and thunderstorm in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, officials said Sunday. The...

Two persons granted 20,000 cedis bail

Two young men who were caught mining for gold nuggets in the Tano-Anwia Forest Reserve have been granted bail in the sum of 10,000...

20 suspects arrested for violence in South Sudan

South Sudan security agencies had arrested 20 suspects behind renewed violence in Sherikat, a suburb of capital Juba this week, a government official said...

TMA, MP distribute items to Tema Newtown residents

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) and the Member of Parliament for Tema East have presented facemasks and assorted items to the residents of Tema...

COVID-19 cases in Ghana rise to 2,074, with 212 recoveries

The number of COVID-19 cases in Ghana has increased to 2,074. This means that 403 new cases have been recorded in the country. The number...
Barbara Ferrer, director of Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, speaks at a roundtable about the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in downtown Los Angeles, the United States, Feb. 24, 2020. Los Angeles County officials on Monday expressed solidarity with China in fighting against the novel coronavirus. (Xinhua/Li Ying)

COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles surpass 20,000

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Los Angeles County surpassed the 20,000 mark, officials said on Monday. The authority announced...

COVID-19 cases in Guinea-Bissau rise to 74, with 20 new cases

Guinea-Bissau reported on Monday 20 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 74,...