Police officers and a road worker prepare for the blockade on a road in Hyvinkaa, on the northern edge of the Uusimaa region in Finland, March 27, 2020. To prevent the further spread of the coronavirus, the Finnish government on Wednesday launched a plan to block the country's hardest-hit Uusimaa region, which includes the capital Helsinki. The lockdown was expected to start on Friday night under police supervision. (Photo by Matti Matikainen/Xinhua)

Finland to lift lockdown in Uusimaa region including capital

The Finnish government on Wednesday announced that it was ending the isolation of the Uusimaa region, which includes the capital Helsinki. The physical blockade...
Ethiopian Cargo Airline

Ethiopia welcomes Jack Ma Foundation’s donation of medical supplies

Massive medical supplies donated by China's Jack Ma Foundation to 54 African countries arrived on Sunday morning in Addis Ababa, capital of the East...
Ethiopian Airline

Millions of masks, COVID-19 test kits donated by Jack Ma Foundation for Africa arrives

Massive medical supplies donated by China's Jack Ma Foundation to 54 African countries arrived on Sunday morning in Addis Ababa, capital of the East...

DR Congo confirms 5 new COVID-19 cases

Health Minister Eteni Longondo announced on Saturday the confirmation of five new COVID-19 cases on Friday night in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic...
Covid Guidelines

Burkina Faso confirms 3rd COVID-19 case

A third case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, health minister Claudine Lougue announced to the press Friday. ...
International Invention Fair of the Middle East (IIFME)

12th Middle East International Invention Fair kicks off in Kuwait

The 12th International Invention Fair of the Middle East (IIFME) kicked off on Sunday in Kuwait City, capital of Kuwait. At the...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Palestinian president says only East Jerusalem can be capital of Palestinian state

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday stressed that the capital of the Palestinian state can only be East Jerusalem instead of Abu Dis, official...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Iran says to support Jerusalem as capital of Palestine

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the Islamic republic will continue to support the Palestinian cause, Press TV reported on Wednesday. ...

ECB publishes capital review results of individual banks for first time

The European Central Bank (ECB) on Tuesday said it is publishing individual results of an annual review on European banks' capital levels for the...
Some Libya Dawn fighters go into the combat zone on their armed vehicles near Bir al-Ghanam, Libya, on March 21, 2015. Clashes continued between Libya Dawn fighters and pro-government forces on Saturday near Bir al-Ghanam, some 90 kilometers southwest of the capital Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Algerian, UAE FMs discuss cooperation, Libyan crisis

Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum on Monday held talks with his counterpart of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan,...
Cameroon and Chad

Cameroonian police on high alert over possible separatist attacks in capital

Cameroon's police are on high alert over possible separatist attacks in the capital, Yaounde, a senior police officer said on Monday. Cameroon...
Photo taken on July 11, 2015 shows farmlands submerged by flood water in Qiantan Village, Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

Death toll of Indonesian capital floods rises to 66

The number of people died from floods and landslides in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and its peripheral areas since the New Year's Eve...
Open Streets Day

Namibia to promote non-motorized transport in capital

Namibia will host its first-ever Open Streets Day, whereby a section or a portion of streets will be closed off to cars and opened...
Ethiopian Airlines crash

Groupe CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Goes to The Scene of Crash

Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, the Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines has paid a visit to the accident scene involving one of the airline’s flights, Flight...
Politics President Bono

Techiman Named Official Capital of Bono East Region

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, named Techiman as the capital of the newly created Bono East Region, with the assurance that government...
Mr Debrah sharing greetings with some sub chiefs of Damongo Traditional Council and the people at the Yagbonwura Palace

Damongo Becomes Capital of Savannah Region

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday presented the Savanah Region with its Document of Attestation and Constitutional Instrument (CI 115), officially giving effect...

Uganda’s Cholera Outbreak Leaves 8 Hospital

Uganda's capital Kampala is experiencing a Cholera outbreak which has left eight people admitted to an isolation center, a ministry of health official said...

Ghana seeks to unlock critical development capital through land title digitization

Ghana expects to unlock critically needed development capital through the implementation of land title digitization project it embarks upon next year, Vice President Mahamudu...

Tanzania arrests over 13,000 illegal immigrants in nine months

Tanzanian authorities said on Tuesday that 13,393 undocumented immigrants were arrested in the nine months to March. Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Hamad Masauni disclosed...
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Banks recapitalization: players panic over raising needed capital

As the time get closer to the deadline for all the banks to meet the new minimum capital requirement set by Bank of Ghana,...
Das Kapital

Viewpoint: History in Capital and Capital in history

In Das Kapital or Capital, Karl Marx resolved the key conundrums of the classical political economy: what was value, where surplus value came from,...
Ali Nawaz Leghari, 40, killed the two girls and three boys ? aged between three and 13 ? in a village in the southern Sindh province, some 140 miles north of Karachi.

Ugandan security agencies launch crackdown on crimes in capital

Ugandan security agencies over the weekend launched a crackdown on criminals in the capital Kampala, rescuing dozens of children and women. Police said 18 women...
business jets

Jet skids off runway at Nigeria’s capital airport

A private jet on Thursday skidded off the runway of Nigeria's capital city airport, an official said. The incident forced the Federal Airports Authority of...

Burundian EAC lawmaker shot after chasing suspects in capital

A Burundian lawmaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), an organ of the East African Community (EAC) Tuesday night escaped death after being...
Bank of Ghana

Financial institutions urged to develop innovative products for SMEs

Dr Ernest Kwamina Yedu Addison, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), has bemoaned the low credit facility extended to small and medium-scale...
Gm Crops

Crop Production in Northern Ghana Threatened

Crop production in the three regions of the North is faced with several constraints that adversely affect production and limit productivity. One constraint is the...

Digital System Will Boost Operations Of Rural Banks

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has urged rural banks in the country to take advantage and make adequate use of the digitisation system taking...

Cholera cases in Zambian capital rise to 17

The number of confirmed and suspected cholera cases in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, has risen to 17, health authorities said on Tuesday. Cholera broke out...

Ghana’s Speedy Development Requires Efficient Resource Management

Madam Sheilla Kangberee, the Head of Export Diversification and Trade Facilitation at the Ministry of Trade and Industry, says the nation requires efficient management...
St Andrews Anglican Church

Anglican Province Expands With Sudan Becoming Its Latest Member

Sudan has become the 39th Province of the Anglican Communion, with an inauguration at the All Saints Cathedral in the capital, Khartoum. The inauguration was...