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Tema West Municipal Assembly to prioritise education

Mrs Adwoa Amoako, Tema West Municipal Chief Executive, says the Assembly will make education central to its development agenda. She said the growth...

FC Barcelona sack coach Setien and announce ‘restructuring’ of first team

FC Barcelona sacked coach Quique Setien on Monday following an emergency directors' meeting called in the wake of Friday's 8-2 UEFA Champions League defeat...
Cyril Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa reiterates AU’s commitment to successful implementation of the AfCFTA

The African Union (AU) Chairperson, President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, has reiterated the Union’s commitment to the successful implementation of the African Continental...

FC Barcelona sack coach Quique Setien

FC Barcelona on Monday confirmed the sacking of coach Quique Setien following an emergency meeting of the Board of Directors called in the wake...
Europa League Quarter Final - Inter Milan v Bayer Leverkusen - Merkur Spiel-Arena, Dusseldorf, Germany - August 10, 2020 Inter Milan's Nicolo Barella celebrates scoring their first goal with Marcelo Brozovic, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pool via Reuters/Martin Meissner

Inter crush Shakhtar to reach Europa League final

Two goals each from Lautaro Martinez and Romelu Lukaku helped Inter Milan secure a 5-0 victory over an uninspired Shakhtar Donetsk in their UEFA...

Nigeria’s inflation rate rises to 12.82 percent

Nigeria's inflation rate rose to 12.82 percent in July, up from the 12.56 percent recorded in June, according to data released Monday by the...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigeria says never to relent in global peace operations

Nigerian military authorities on Monday said the country remains committed to providing troops and resources to different missions across the world, and maintaining its...
African Union (AU)

Increased attacks not to affect efforts to stabilize Somalia

The African Union and the UN on Monday condemned Sunday's hotel bombing in Mogadishu which killed at least 16 people, saying the attack will...

Zambian youths keen to learn Chinese waste management technology

Zambian youths are eager to tap into Chinese waste management technology, said Don Mungulube a youth chairman of the governing Patriotic Front (PF) on...
Roads Asphalt

Traditional leader in Zambia hails government for awarding Chinese firm road contraction work

A traditional leader in Mkushi district, a town in Central Province of Zambia on Monday lauded the government for contracting a reputable Chinese company...

Former GPHA boss GH¢1.4 million fraud trial adjourned to August 31

An Accra Circuit Court has adjourned to August 31, the case of Mohammed Aminu Bonkanu, who allegedly collected over GH¢1.4 million from a retired...
Kaakyire Kwame Appiah

Kaakyire Kwame Appiah to release Christmas soon

The legendary Christmas song hitmaker, Kaakyire Kwame Appiah, has revealed that he is working on a masterpiece Christmas song to celebrate the festive season...

Pappi Sing to ignite Afrolife music with “Fama Omo”

With Ghanaian artistes churning out new genres of music in recent times, rising music sensation Papa Sings has entered the fray with his...
jail bars

Barber jailed five years over robbery

A 19-year-old barber who attacked and inflicted cutlass wounds on his victim in an attempt to rob her, has been sentenced to five...
Sevilla Knock Out Man United To Reach Europa League Final

Sevilla knock out Man United to reach Europa League final

Luuk de Jong struck with 12 minutes to go to fire Sevilla into the Europa League final, with a 2-1 win over Manchester United...
Sea Lions

Hundreds of sea lions to be killed in effort to save endangered fish

Approval to kill up to 840 sea lions in a portion of the north-western US' Columbia River and its tributaries during the next five...

India’s coronavirus death toll passes 50,000

India has logged more than 50,000 deaths linked to the novel coronavirus, officials said Monday, making it the fourth country to cross the bleak...

R Kelly’s manager accused of threatening shooting to block tell-all

Singer R Kelly's manager threatened to shoot up a Manhattan theater to prevent a screening of the tell-all docuseries "Surviving R Kelly" which was...
General Qamar Javed Bajwa

Pakistan’s army chief visiting Saudi Arabia to mend ties

Pakistan’s army chief is visiting Saudi Arabia on Sunday amid a rare diplomatic row between the two traditional allies over their policy on Kashmir. A...

New Zealand delays general election until October over new outbreak

New Zealand will delay its general election by a month as the country grapples with a second outbreak of Covid-19, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...
Alexander Lukashenko

Belarus’ Lukashenko says he’s ready to partially relinquish power

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said during a speech in Minsk on Monday that he was prepared to relinquish some of his authority through constitutional...
Luis Rodolfo Abinader

Abinader sworn in as new Dominican Republic president

Luis Abinader on Sunday was sworn in as the new Dominican Republic president, officially ending 16 years of rule by the Dominican Liberation Party...
Politics Orientation Assembly Members

Training for assembly members in Effutu and Gomoa East commences

A two-day orientation and training workshop for Assembly members drawn from Effutu and Gomoa East is underway at Winneba, with a call on them...

Klottey Korle MP rejoice about roads rehabilitation in her constituency

Dr Zanetor Agyeman Rawlings, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Klottey Korle has expressed happiness about the commencement of roads rehabilitation in her constituency...

Covid-19: Is it fear or stigma?

Fear is defined as an unpleasant emotion or feeling caused by a threat of danger, pain, or harm whiles stigma involves negative attitudes or...
Afcfta Foreign Minister

The operationalisation of AfCFTA will increase Africa’s trade volumes by $35 billion annually

Mr Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, the Minister of Trade and Industry, has said the operationalisation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is estimated...
Economics Afcfta Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister assures Secretary-General AfCFTA of Ghana’s support

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has assured Mr Wamkele Mene, first Secretary-General, African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),...
Foreign Minister

AfCFTA Secretary-General grateful to Ghana for hosting Secretariat

Mr Wamkele Mene, first Secretary-General, African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), has expressed gratitude to Ghana for hosting the Secretariat of the continental body. “On...

Remains of over 100 Rwanda genocide victims exhumed

Remains of over 100 victims of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide Against the Tutsi have been exhumed from in Rwandan capital city Kigali, survivors'...

Uganda considering reimposing ban on public transport over violation of COVID-19 regulations

The Ugandan government on Monday warned of reimposing a ban on public transport over continued violation of COVID-19 regulations amid a spike in the...