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President Akufo Addo

Akufo-Addo decries decreasing use of face masks, urges adherence to COVID-19 protocols

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described as unacceptable, the drop in the rate of use of face masks by Ghanaians to prevent...

COVID-19: Government to take decision on contact sports in coming weeks

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Sunday said a decision would also be taken soon on the resumption of contact sports, taking into consideration the...
Kotoka International Airport

International flights to Ghana resume September 1, 2020

Ghana will on Tuesday September 1, 2020, open its air borders to international travel, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced Sunday. Thus, the Kotoka International...
President Akufo Addo

Ghana to partially reopen schools

Second-year students in junior and senior high schools across Ghana will resume school on Oct. 5, Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced here...
Kotoka International Airport

Ghana to resume global trips in the midst of COVID-19

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced here on Sunday that the country is going to resume international flights on Sept.1 after a nearly...

Biden condemns violence in Portland, as Trump doubles down on “law and order” message

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday condemned violence in Portland, Oregon after one man was fatally shot following clashes between rival protesters. ...
Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie

Arrest of Muslim Brotherhood leader may lead to group collapse – experts

The outlawed Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood group is heading towards full disintegration after the recent arrest of its Acting Supreme Guide Mahmoud Ezzat and the...
Egyptian soldiers patrol near the sites attacked on Jan. 29, in Arish, North Sinai Province, Egypt, on Jan. 31, 2015. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday strongly condemned Thursday's terrorist attacks in Sinai, Egypt, of which the death toll rose to 33. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Egyptian army says 77 terrorists killed in North Sinai

The Egyptian army announced on Sunday that its forces have recently killed 77 terrorists in the country's restive North Sinai Province. In...
Crown Forest

Over 230,000 hectares of forest under threat in central Tanzania

At least 230,000 hectares of forest in Tanzania's central region of Singida are under threat following encroachment by people and grazing of livestock in...

Kenyan farmers’ shift to climate-smart birds pays off amid erratic weather

Four years ago, many Kenyan poultry farmers started to keep new hardy breeds of chickens introduced into the east Africa nation by local scientists. ...
Social media

Social media creates young celebrity farmers in Kenya

When Caleb Karuga, a young farmer in Kenya's capital Nairobi, started to document his activities a few years ago and share them on social...
Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

Africa’s COVID-19 cases close to 1.24 million amid growing economic impact

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

European countries brace for new school year amid COVID-19 resurgence

The recent resurgence of COVID-19 in many parts of Europe is challenging the preparation work of most schools across Europe, as they are set...

Zimbabwe’s teachers press for salary hike before schools reopen

One of the largest teacher unions in Zimbabwe said Sunday its members will not resume work when schools reopen next month as per government's...
Monks drink tea at the awarding ceremony for Gexe Lharampa, the highest academic degree in Tibetan Buddhism studies, at the Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, April 5, 2015. After rounds of tests and debating sessions, ten monks received the Gexe Lharampa degree this year, a title similar to a doctorate in the Gelugba faction of Tibetan Buddhism. Gexe means knowledgeable and Lharampa represents the highest degree among the four ranks in the Gexe system. (Xinhua/Chogo) (yxb)

Stability, development cornerstones of building new modern socialist Tibet

At a symposium that concluded Saturday, President Xi Jinping pointed out policy directions for developing Tibet, calling for efforts to build a new modern...
Alexander Lukashenko

Putin to meet Lukashenko in Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko agreed on Sunday to meet here "in the coming weeks," the Kremlin said in...
Ncce Communities

Take a keen interest in community projects’ implementation – NCCE

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has urged the citizenry to identify, prioritise and take a keen interest in the implementation of their...
Zoomlion Sanitation

Zoomlion trains sanitation workers on waste management

Zoomlion Ghana has trained 100 team leaders of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) on Standard Operating Procedures and effective waste management in...
Nose Masks

It is nose mask, not chin guard – NCCE

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has admonished Ghanaians not to use nose masks as chin guards as this will not help...
Ncce Development

Over Reliance on central government creates underdevelopment – NCCE

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has said over-dependence on the central government for all development needs of communities across the country was...

Nyingari Community in dire need of potable water

Residents of the Nyingari Community in the East Mamprusi Municipality of the North East Region have asked the authorities to provide them with potable...
Support Pdws

Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Municipal Assembly supports PWDs

The Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Municipal Assembly in the Western North Region has presented items worth GHC97,000 to persons with disabilities to improve their living conditions. Sixty-seven (67)...
Reverend Father Ebenezer Dekuku

If God is silent, it does not mean He is Absent – Rev. Dekuku

Reverend Father Ebenezer Dekuku, the Priest at the Cathedral Church of the Anglican Diocese of Tamale, has bemoaned the constant desperation Christians go through...
Mr Frederick Langteng

Fix reflectors on steel bridge to save lives – Assembly Member

Mr Frederick Langteng, the Assembly Member for Kalsagri Electoral Area in the Lawra Municipality of the Upper West Region, has appealed to the...

African Court begins 58th Ordinary Session

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Right will begin its 58th Ordinary Session from Monday, August 31, to Friday, September 25, 2020 in...
Lpg School

LPG pump attendants schooled on international best practices

To protect lives and property at Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) stations, pump attendants have been sensitised on international best practices, which makes it an...
Politics Campaign Team

NDC inaugurates campaign team at Brakwa

A twenty-five member campaign team for the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa (AOB) branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been inaugurated with a call on members...
Madam Elizabeth Naa Aforley Quaye

Akufo-Addo has a soft side for fisher-folk – Minister

Madam Elizabeth Naa Aforley Quaye, the Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, has reiterated President Akufo-Addo’s commitment to the livelihood and progress of fisher-folk. ...
Police Training

Police Recruits undergo training in preparation for election 2020

Three hundred Police Recruits have undergone a three-week in-service training on ‘High Risk and Tactical Operations’ with a call on them to consciously...

GUM vows to battle NPP and NDC for parliamentary seats

The Eastern Regional Chairman of the Ghana Union Movement(GUM), Rev Michael Manfred Martey, has said the party is strategizing to win the majority of...