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Messi

Messi refuses to take PCR test on Sunday

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The Lionel Messi transfer saga took another step forward on Saturday with the news that he would not go to the club's training ground...
Arsenal power

Arsenal edge Liverpool in shootout to win Community Shield

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Arsenal warmed up for the new Premier League season lifting the Community Shield as they edged Liverpool 5-4 in penalties at London's Wembley Stadium...
Robert Lewandowski of Bayern Munich runs with the ball during the 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League quarterfinal match between Bayern Munich and Barcelona in Lisbon, Portugal, Aug. 14, 2020. (UEFA/Handout via Xinhua)

I fully deserve for Ballon d’Or – Lewandowski

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Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski said on Saturday that if the Ballon d'Or wasn't canceled, he should have been given a reward as he...
NASA

Asteroid over 22 meters in diameter to pass by Earth on Tuesday – NASA

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An asteroid with diameters between 22 and 49 meters will shoot pass Earth in a distance closer than Earth from the Moon on Tuesday,...
Somalia

Six militants killed in southern Somalia clash

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Somali National Army (SNA) backed by Jubaland state forces on Saturday killed six al-Shabab extremists in a fierce clash in the southern region of...
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)

Tanzania’s ruling party launches Magufuli’s re-election campaign

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Tanzania's ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi on Saturday held a rally to mark the launch of President John Magufuli's re-election bid in the country's...
Ethiopian Airline

Over 27,700 migrant Ethiopians return home since April amid COVID-19 pandemic – IOM

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More than 27,700 Ethiopian migrants have been repatriated home since April this year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. Between April 1 and August...
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UNHCR expresses concern over COVID-19 outbreak in refugee settlement in Uganda

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UN Refugee Agency in Uganda on Saturday expressed concern after 22 aid workers and 72 refugees tested positive for COVID-19 in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement...
A general view of the Blue Nile river as it passes through the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), near Guba in Ethiopia, on December 26, 2019. - The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a 145-metre-high, 1.8-kilometre-long concrete colossus is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. (AFP)

Sudan calls for raising Ethiopian Nile dam talks to level of head of state

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Sudan on Saturday called for raising the negotiation on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) from the ministerial level to the level of head...
Donald Trump

One killed in Portland as Trump supporters clash with protesters

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One person was shot and killed on Saturday night in downtown Portland, the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon, after tensions between...
Quran

UN Alliance of Civilizations chief condemns burning of Quran in Sweden

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Head of the UN Alliance of Civilizations Miguel Moratinos on Saturday condemned the burning of the Quran by far-right extremists in the Swedish city...
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Botswana aspires to be energy secure with safe and clean energy sources

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Botswana is looking into increasing diversification of its electricity generation capacity by tapping into the safe and clean energy sources to meet the rising...
CEMAC

Central African police urged to beef up border security

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Officials of Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) have urged police of the sub-region to tighten security in a bid to curb...
Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

Africa’s COVID-19 cases close to 1.23 million as death toll passes 29,000 mark

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The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Saturday said that the number of positive COVID-19 cases across the African continent...
Guinea-Bissau

WHO launches awareness campaign on correct wearing of masks in Guinea-Bissau

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The World Health Organization (WHO) launched on Friday a major awareness campaign called "The Correct Use of Protective Masks" to contain the spread of...
Dr Da Costa Aboagye

COVID-19: Disregard for Safety protocols very dangerous – GHS Warns

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Dr Da Costa Aboagye, Director of Health Promotion of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has expressed worry over the public’s continuous disregard for the...
Human trafficking

Stakeholders urged to join fight against human Trafficking

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has called on all stakeholders to join the fight against human trafficking and its related issues...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

NPP may lose more than 2.7 million votes in the coastal communities

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Mr Mike Abakah-Edu, Western Regional Secretary of the Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council (GNCFC) has reminded President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and those in...
Baobab Tree

The Baobab Tree: The Majestic Tree of Life in the Dry Savannah

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In Africa, especially in the Savannah region, where the weather is dry and severely hit by climate change conditions, making it difficult for many...
Mr Nelson Owusu Ansah

Skills based training high on government’s agenda – Deputy NYA boss

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Mr Nelson Owusu Ansah, a Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO), National Youth Authority (NYA), has noted that skills based training for the youth...
Glotaf Campaign

GloTAF Embarks on Youth peace campaign ahead of 2020 elections

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The Global Transformational Agents Foundation (GloTAF) has said it would embark on a massive youth peace and patriotism campaign ahead of the December 7th...
Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah

COVID-19 Impact: Pilot survey detects over 11,000 job losses

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A pilot survey, which covered 878 establishments detected 11,657 job losses across all sectors of the economy, Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah, the Minister of...
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Ghana’s cocoa sector to witness a boost as MEDA completes drip Irrigation Schemes

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Cocoa production in Ghana is expected to increase with the completion of an automated drip irrigation schemes. The 28.3 hectares Automated Drip Irrigation Schemes were...
Mr Marricke Kofi Gane

IGP will have independence under my government – Marricke Gane

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Mr Marricke Kofi Gane, an Independent Presidential Aspirant for the 2020 General Election, says when given the mandate in the December 7 polls, the...

VGMA 21: KK Fosu Apologises For ‘Poor’ Showing

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Legendary Highlife musician, Kaakyire Kwame Fosu popularly known by his stage name as "KK Fosu" has apologised to fans for not delivering the best...
Gpa Books

GPA donates books to OYE Foundation to enhance literacy in Ghana

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The Ghana Publishers Association(GPA) has donated 606 reading books to OYE Foundation to help in promoting literacy in Ghana, especially in the rural areas. The...
Youth Centre

Youth Resource Centre phase I almost ready

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Construction works on the Wa Youth Resource Centre is expected to be ready for commissioning by President Nana Akufo Addo by end of September...
Mr Joseph Whittal

CHRAJ advocates creation of Office of Political Parties Registrar

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Mr Joseph Whittal, Chairman, Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has advocated for the creation of the Office of the Registrar of...
NCCE

Take ownership of development projects – NCCE

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has called on Ghanaians to take ownership of development projects and policies being implemented in their communities...

VGMA 21: Kofi Kinaata wins songwriter of the Year

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The first night of the 21st Vodafone Ghana Music Awards(VGMA) did produce some thrills with some stunning performances and numerous artistes bagging awards. ...