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Protesters gather during the Women's March 4 Justice in Melbourne, Monday, March 15, 2021. Marches are being held around the country to raise awareness of sexual harassment against women in government and workplaces. (AAP Image/James Ross) NO ARCHIVING

Millions of women cannot make decisions about their own bodies – UN

(dpa) - Millions of women worldwide are being denied the freedom to make decisions about their own bodies, according to a UN report released...
FILED - A massive data leak of email addresses and phone numbers from Facebook will make it easier for email scammers to pretend to be someone you know, internet security experts fear. Photo: Uli Deck/dpa

Facebook refuses to notify 530 million users about data leak

(dpa-AFX) - Social networking behemoth Facebook Inc. (FB), on Wednesday, said it will not notify the 530 million users about the data breach of...
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Passing romantic comments about women at work is violence – Lawyer

Ms Freda Aniwaah Boateng, the Group Head, Legal & Corporate Services, Alianz Ghana, says men passing sexual or romantic comments about women at...
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Johnson ‘hopeful’ about international travel for Britons from May 17

(dpa) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he is "hopeful" international travel for Britons will be able to go ahead from May 17,...
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Iran optimistic about nuclear negotiations with world powers

(dpa) - Iran is optimistic about the further course of negotiations of a nuclear deal with world powers, which are to be continued in...

What do WHO mission members say about virus investigation in Wuhan?

The introduction of the raging coronavirus through a lab incident is "highly unlikely", declared WHO-designated scientists after conducting thorough research in Wuhan, China. Want to...

What do experts say about China-United States high-level strategic dialogue?

China and the U.S. on Friday concluded a high-level strategic dialogue in Anchorage, the U.S. state of Alaska. What was on the table? What's...

BMW posts about 34.8 percent decline in profit before financial result in 2020

German carmaker BMW announced its profit decreased 34.8% in the fiscal year 2020, but its deliveries in Asia "grew solidly," rising by 6%, driven...
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) attends a meeting with Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi (R) at Iikura House in Tokyo on Tuesday [Kim Kyung-hoon/AFP]

Japan and United States ministers express concern about China’s coercive actions

dpa/GNA – Two secretaries from US President Joe Biden's administration and their Japanese counterparts on Tuesday shared concerns about China's increasing assertiveness in...

Ignore the religious myths about coronavirus vaccine-Apostle Osafo

The Field Director of Christ Apostolic Church International (CACI), Apostle Enock Osafo, has asked Ghanaians to take the coronavirus vaccination. He said the members...
Dr. Ama Pokuaa Fenny

Women empowerment is not about equality – Dr. Fenny

(Akyede Fie celebrates International Women’s Day) A Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) at the University of Ghana,...
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Ethiopian government voices concern over misinformation about Tigray

The Ethiopian government has voiced its concern over misinformation about the situation in the country's northern Tigray regional state. "The federal government...

Upcoming musicians have forgotten about Highlife – Premann

Rising Afro Highlife musician Premann has bemoaned the neglect of highlife music by upcoming artistes. ...

Radio helps educate Namibians about COVID-19

by Ndalimpinga Iita Equipped with an antique battery-powered radio, every day, Liina Mateus from Oshana region in the northern part of Namibia...

The Delusions of Charles Onunaiju About The PTF

By Edwin Uhara I read the delusional article written by Mr. Charles Onunaiju where he maliciously faltered the decision of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19...
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Kumasi residents happy about the reopening of schools

Some residents in Kumasi have applauded the directive by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo to reopen schools in the country, saying it is...

GOC spends about US$126,000 on National Federations in 2019/2020

Mr. Ben Nunoo-Mensah, the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has accounted for $126,716.00 used to support National Federations’ 2020 Olympic qualifications and...

Is there a hidden secret about the Public University Bill?

UTAG Executives are shocked at the re-laying of the Public University Bill (PUB) in Parliament. Other stakeholders in the academia are vehemently resisting. Political...
Photo taken on May 25 shows a joint-venture BMW factory in Shenyang, northeast China's Liaoning province. Photo by Liu Baocheng/People's Daily Online

Foreign businesses stay optimistic about Chinese market

By He Yin Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland, in actual use, hit 98.7 billion yuan ($14.38 billion) in November, up 5.5 percent...
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About 510 eligible in Tano South to cast their ballot in special voting exercise

A total of 510 eligible voters in the Tano South Constituency of the Ahafo Region are expected to cast their ballots in the on-going...

California’s largest-ever fire grows to about 750,000 acres

The August Complex Fire, which on Thursday became the U.S. state of California's largest ever, has merged with several other fires to cover...

Under fire, Trump defends his remarks about downplaying coronavirus threat

U.S. President Donald Trump defended on Wednesday his remarks in an earlier interview that he wanted to downplay the coronavirus threat to the U.S....
Photo taken on March 24, 2020 shows a seaside road amid curfew in Dakar, Senegal. Monday night, during his speech to the Nation, Senegalese President Macky Sall declared a state of emergency from midnight Monday across the national territory, along with a curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day. Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action confirmed on Tuesday that seven new cases of COVID-19 infection have been detected across Senegal, bringing the total number to 86 cases. (Xinhua/Xing Jianqiao)

Zambian government officials confident about Chinese company’s delivery of quality road works

A Zambian government official in Chongwe, a town in Lusaka province of Zambia on Wednesday, expressed optimism that a Chinese company will deliver...

European Commission chief concerned about UK’s intention to breach Brexit agreement

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday she is "very concerned" about the United Kingdom's intention to breach the Brexit agreement. ...
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Tanzania’s ruling party presidential candidate pledges to turn lakeside city into trading hub

Tanzania's presidential candidate for the ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), John Magufuli, on Monday pledged to turn the country's northwestern lakeside Mwanza city...

Cannavaro concerned about his team’s mental state

Fabio Cannavaro has expressed concern over the agitation his Guangzhou Evergrande team showed under mounting psychological pressure more than a month into the modified...
Voters write their ballots at a polling station in Cairo, Egypt, on Nov. 22, 2015. Egyptians began voting Sunday in the second phase of the country's first parliamentary election since Islamist President Mohamed Morsi was ousted in 2013. (Xinhua/Pan Chaoyue)

Egypt to refer about 54 million eligible voters to prosecution for missing Senate elections

Egyptian election authority decided on Wednesday to refer 53.98 million eligible voters to prosecution for not showing up and casting their votes in the...
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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...
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, on Aug. 24, 2020 shows screens displaying U.S. President Donald Trump speaking during the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Trump was nominated for a second term on Monday at the 2020 Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, which has been scaled back due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Health official expresses concern about lack of mask wearing, social distancing at GOP convention

A local health official expressed concern about "the lack of mask wearing and social distancing" at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte,...
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UN concerns about lack of COVID-19 testing capacity in Somalia

The United Nations (UN) and its partners have raised concerns about gaps in geographic coverage of testing of COVID-19 cases in Somalia amid...