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Invest in marine research and capacity building-Marine Expert

Professor Elvis Nyarko, a Marine Expert, has called on government to invest in marine research, capacity building and constant monitoring of the country’s coastline...
Ismail Omar Guelleh

Djibouti’s incumbent president Guelleh re-elected

Djibouti's incumbent president Ismail Omar Guelleh was re-elected, according to the provisional results released on Saturday. This was the fifth time that Guelleh was...
Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 4.33 million – Africa CDC

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,330,666 as of Saturday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)...
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip’s funeral to be held on April 17

The funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh will be held at Windsor on April 17, with no public access nor public procession beforehand, a...
Ebola vaccine

Sierra Leone receives Ebola vaccines to boost prevention

Sierra Leone has received 640 doses of Ebola vaccines to boost prevention of the virus detected in its neighboring Guinea, said the health ministry...
IDPs camp in Marib for families who escaped the increased clashes in Al Jawf Governorate Northern Yemen. Credit: Abdullah Algaradi/ICRC

58 killed in battles in Yemeni oil-rich province

Battles between the Saudi-backed Yemeni government forces and the Houthi militia intensely raged over the control of the country's oil-rich province of Marib during...

Booming China-Africa logistics offers lifeline, economic promise for Africa

Ethiopia's national flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines has recently transported a batch of COVID-19 vaccines from Beijing to Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe. So far,...
Tokyo Olympics

Three Ghanaian athletes qualify for Tokyo Olympics

Three Ghanaian athletes have so far qualified for the 2020 Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo this year, the Ghana Athletics Association said...
Bunso Arboretum

Bunso Arboretum: an exceptional tourist site in the Eastern Region

A GNA feature by Bertha Badu-Agyei/Millicent Tamakloe The Eastern Region is undoubtedly one of the tourist hubs in the country endowed with popular and striking...
Journalists Development

Journalists must promote development – Ada East DCE

Ms Sarah Dugbakie Pobee, Ada East District Chief Executive has called on Journalists and other media practitioners to use their profession and medium to...
Suspects Recapture

Police recaptures seven suspects and five others still on the run

Seven out of 12 suspects who were in the custody of the Zenu-Atadeka District Police but escaped have been re-arrested, while five others are...
Amnesty International

AI Ghana calls for measures to protect women and child rights

Amnesty International Ghana (AI Ghana) has urged the government to institute sufficient measures to protect the rights of women and children. The global human rights...

Prof Ayee lauds GIMPA’s contribution to public policy education

Professor Joseph Atsu Ayee, Department of Political Science, University of Ghana, has lauded the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration’s (GIMPA) contribution to...
COVID-19 Support

Operation Hernia supports coronavirus treatment Centre at Ho

Operation Hernia, an international non-profit entity offering hernia surgery, has donated items geared towards the fight against the coronavirus in Ho. Dr. Bernard Boateng Duah,...
Human Remains

Two arrested for possessing human bones and skull

Two suspects, David Awatey Okra, a driver, 22 and Nicholas Amenuvor, 20, have been arrested by the Coaltar Police for possessing bones and a...
Ghana and China

Ghana and China sign agreement for construction of Foreign Ministry annex building

Ghana, and China, have assigned the Implementation Agreement of the China-Aid Annex Office Building Project for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration. The...
President Nana Akufo Addo

Akufo-Addo mourns Britain’s Prince Philip

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Saturday joined world leaders to mourn Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, who died on Friday at the age...
Census training

Census officals trained

An eight-day workshop has opened in Takoradi to train 1, 338 national trainers of the 2021 National population census project. The trainers would be expected...
Poverty Real

‘Travel and See,’ poverty is real

A GNA Feature by Emmanuel Nyatsikor. "Travel and see" was the inscription on a mummy truck that used to ply between Ho and Adaklu Kodzobi,...
The U.S. Navy warships are expected to pass through the Bosphorus Strait next week and return May 4-5, Turkey's foreign ministry said.

United States sending battleships to Black Sea – Turkey

(dpa) - The United States is sending two combat vessels to the Black Sea later this month, according to Turkey. Turkey was informed 15 days...
Ukrainian troops: Frontline positions have been generally static for more than a year

Ukrainian army says no attack planned on separatists in the east

(dpa) - The Ukrainian military has rejected Russia's accusations that it is preparing an attack on separatist areas in eastern Ukraine. "The liberation of the...

Cautious optimism over Iran nuclear deal, talks to go on next week

(dpa) – A first round of talks between top diplomats to try to save the Iranian nuclear deal concluded in Vienna on Friday and...

Volcano erupts on island of St Vincent, ejecting huge column of ash

(dpa) - Thousands of residents of the Caribbean island of St Vincent were being evacuated on Friday after the La Soufriere volcano erupted explosively...
Demonstrators flash the three-finger salute during a protest against the military coup in Yangon on March 1. © Reuters

Fears of dozens dead in clashes in Myanmar’s Bago city

(dpa) - Reports from Myanmar say dozens of people may have been killed in a military assault on anti-coup protesters in the city of...
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

Papers around the world react to the death of Prince Philip

(PA media/dpa) - Pictures of Prince Philip feature on newspapers across the globe after the death of the duke aged 99 on Friday. The Queen...
US President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 30 July 30 2020. EPA/YURI GRIPAS / POOL

Former US presidents, first ladies mourn passing of Prince Philip

(dpa) - Former US presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama and their wives have expressed their sadness at the death of Britain's Prince Philip. "Prince...
Gun Shot Dead

Greek journalist shot dead on the street in Athens

(dpa) - A Greek blogger and journalist was killed on Friday on the street in front of his house in Athens, Greek media reported,...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Dow, S&P 500 climb to new record closing highs

(dpa/AFX) - After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading session on Friday. With the upward...
BEIJING, July 11, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on July 3, 2020 shows the research center of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on the "AIsland" of Zhangjiang Science City in Pudong New Area, east China's Shanghai. TO GO WITH XINHUA HEADLINES OF JULY 11 (Xinhua/Fang Zhe)

Chinese competition regulator fines Alibaba US42.8 billion

(dpa) - Chinese regulators fined Alibaba Group 2.8 billion dollars on Saturday over charges the online retail giant violated monopoly rules, state media reported. China's...

Major German port says no disruption after Suez blockage

(dpa) - The head of Hamburg port in northern Germany says the "normal flow" of traffic has resumed in Europe's third-biggest freighter terminal, after...