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Tanzania’s political parties urged to submit schedules ahead of general elections

Tanzania's political parties' watchdog on Monday urged the country's 19 registered political parties to submit their schedules on various issues ahead of the 2020...
NHS Ambulance staff outside the ExCel Center in London, Britain in, 29 March 2020. The Excel Center is to be used as a makeshift hospital from next week. According to news reports the NHS is anticipating a Coronavirus 'tsunami' as the peak of infarction rates nears. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that Britons can only leave their homes for essential reasons or may be fined, in order to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus. EPA/WILL OLIVER

UK public sector borrowing sees “highest March” with greater COVID-19 impacts ahead

The British public sector spent more money than it received in taxes and other income in March 2020, as greater effects of COVID-19 on...

COVID-19: Authorities must urgently plan ahead to ensure dead bodies are properly handled

The number of deaths caused by COVID-19 could overwhelm local capacity to handle dead bodies properly, the International Committee of the Red Cross warned...
People walk near the Colosseum in Rome, Italy, March 8, 2020. A total of 6,387 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Italy since the epidemic first broke out here over two weeks ago, the Civil Protection Department said Sunday. In addition, 366 people have died and 622 recovered, Civil Protection Department Chief Angelo Borrelli told reporters at a televised press conference. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/Xinhua)

Italy’s death toll from coronavirus close to 20,000, police controls strengthened ahead of Easter...

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 19,468 lives in locked-down Italy, bringing the total number of infections, fatalities and recoveries so far to 152,271, according...

Ghost games biggest challenge ahead, says Bayern coach Flick

By Oliver Trust Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick called games behind closed doors one of the biggest challenges ahead for his...
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Ghana Baseball And Softball Federation Opens Nomination Forms Ahead Of Elective Congress

The Ghana Baseball and Softball Federation has opened nomination forms ahead of its upcoming elective congress later in the year. A statement released on Monday...
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UN chief underscores importance of gender equality ahead of Women’s Day

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday underscored the importance of gender equality ahead of the International Women's Day. In a video message for the Day...

Tactical doubts for both coaches ahead of Sunday’s Clasico

Real Madrid entertain FC Barcelona in the 'Clasico' at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Sunday night in what promises to be a season defining...
Chinese and Burmese workers test the equipment at the distribution station of China-Myanmar oil and gas pipelines in Mandalay, Myanmar. (Photo by Sun Guangyong from People’s Daily)

Chinese overseas projects keep forging ahead amid epidemic

By Li Jie Chinese enterprises are now making all-out efforts to maintain production and construction overseas, so as to ensure the stability and unobstructed operation...
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International partners urge Somalia to fix issues in electoral law ahead of polls

The international partners have called on Somali leaders to iron out pending issues in the recently enacted electoral law ahead of the elections at...
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Namibia to use local friendlies to fine-tune drills ahead of 2020 CHAN finals

Namibia's locally based football team on Saturday will face two local select teams based in northern Namibia in the Oshakati region, ahead of the...
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Malawi’s ruling party seals alliance with opposition ahead of presidential election

The ruling party in Malawi, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), and the opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) have announced that they have settled for...
Gerard Pique (Front) of FC Barcelona vies for the ball during the UEFA Champions League final match between Juventus F.C. and FC Barcelona in Berlin, Germany, on June 6, 2015. (Xinhua/Zhang Fan)

Pique’s ankle a concern for Barca ahead of Clasico

FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique is a serious doubt for Sunday's Clasico which sees FC Barcelona visit Real Madrid in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. ...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli PM announces new settlement homes ahead of election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Tuesday he was advancing a controversial plan to build thousands of settlement homes east of Jerusalem, days...

Kenya women volleyball team to camp in Slovenia ahead of Olympic Games

The Kenyan women's volleyball will pitch camp in Slovenia for their preparations ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games. Head coach Paul Bitok...
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Uganda Boxers Get High Motivation From Minister Of State Ahead Of Dakar Qualifiers

The Bombers of Uganda have been flagged off by the Minister of sports in Uganda Hon. Obua and the general secretary of National Council...
Palestinian leaders have rejected the plan as an attempt by the US and Israel to 'finish off the Palestinian cause' [Mohammed Salem/Reuters]

Hundreds of Palestinians protest in Lebanon ahead of Palestinian president’s UN meeting

Hundreds of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon protested on Monday at Al Rashidiya camp in Tyre, voicing their rejection for the U.S. "Deal of the...
A boy runs with a flag during a ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) rally in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on October 21, 2015. CCM's party's candidate John Magufuli hopes to succeed President Jakaya Kikwete in what is seen as the tightest electoral race in Tanzania's history, as the main opposition parties unite around ex-prime minister Edward Lowassa, 61, who recently defected from the CCM. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL HAYDUK (Photo credit should read Daniel Hayduk/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Tanzania’s PM rejoins ruling party ahead of 2020 elections

Tanzania's former Prime Minister Frederick Sumaye on Monday rejoined the country's ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), becoming the second former Prime Minister to...

Namibia commences training ahead of African Nations Championship

The Namibian senior men's football team on Monday commenced with training ahead of the 2020 African Nations Championship finals (CHAN). The country's...

Kenya tennis team to train in Egypt ahead of Davis Cup clash against Indonesia

Kenya's tennis team will pitch camp in Egypt for three weeks of training ahead of their Davis Cup Group II play-off match against Indonesia...

Nigeria’s U-17 female soccer team regrouped ahead of World Cup qualifiers

Nigeria's football governing body on Thursday said that 39 players have begun training in Abuja in preparation for the qualifiers for this year's FIFA...

Nigeria hires new basketball coach ahead of Summer Olympics

Nigerian basketball authorities on Thursday said a new coach has been hired to tune up their senior men's team, the D'Tigers for the 2020...
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Media tours TSEL Swimming Pool ahead of 7th African Zone 2 Swimming Championship in...

The Ghana Swimming Association (GSA) will from March 5th to 8th host the 7th Africa Zone 2 Swimming Championship in Accra at the Trust...
People listen as Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Iowans highlight pressing issues in election year ahead of key caucuses

Voters in the U.S. state of Iowa have highlighted a series of thorny issues facing the country in the election year, with the most...
(L-R) The Chancellor of the Chancellery for Heroes, National Orders and Decorations of Honour, Pierre-Damien Habumuremyi, Minister of State in the Ministry of Youth and Culture, Edouard Bamporiki, and Director of Rwanda Peace Academy Col Jules Rutaremara during Press Conference in Kigali yesterday. Photo: Sam Ngendahimana.

Rwanda launches week-long activities ahead of National Heroes’ Day

Week-long activities to mark this year's Rwanda National Heroes' Day were launched Friday with a focus on youths to encourage them to embrace a...
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Tiger Woods embraces lofty goals ahead of 2020 debut

Woods in search of PGA TOUR-record 83rd victory at this week’s Farmers Insurance Open ,The stakes are simple for Tiger Woods. Win just once...
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Tanzania’s electoral body meets stakeholders ahead of 2020 general elections

Tanzania's National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Wednesday convened a meeting with election stakeholders to discuss various issues ahead of the October 2020 general elections. ...
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Kenya boxing team cancels European camp ahead of Africa Olympic qualifiers

Kenya has cancelled a planned training camp of its national boxing team that was to be held in January in Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan and...
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Tanzania completes updating of voter registration in 25 regions ahead of 2020 polls

Tanzania's electoral body said on Friday it has completed updating its biometric voter registrar (BVR) in 25 regions across the east African nation. ...
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Ghana Rugby Extends Board Nominations Deadline Ahead of Critical General Meeting

The Special Elective General Meeting will be held in Accra on 4 February 2020 and two Officers and seven Board Members will be up...