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The saga of our city litter bins

One of the stands that was supposed to hold the bin stood by the road side, fixed to the concrete plate that was meant...
Kuwaiti Emir, Nawaf al-Ahmad Al Sabah

Kuwait’s ruler swears in new government after clash with legislature

dpa/GNA - Kuwaiti Emir, Nawaf al-Ahmad Al Sabah, on Wednesday swore in a new government, more than a month after the previous Cabinet...
Rescue service employees in Goettingen, Germany, evacuate an elderly resident and his two cats before bomb disposal experts find and defuse four suspected World War II bombs from the city centre. Photo: DPA

Disposal experts remove WWII bombs in central German city

dpa/GNA - After a mass evacuation in the German city of Goettingen, disposal experts finished defusing four World War II bombs in the...
The debilitating impact of climate change

Durban launches Africa’s first city climate action plan

South Africa's eThekwini Municipality on Thursday became the first city on the African continent and one of the 12 cities in the world to...

U.S. riot-torn city becomes presidential candidates’ campaign platform

by Matthew Rusling After months of limiting or completely avoiding in-person events, both U.S. presidential candidates this week visited...

Biden, Trump trade blame over city violence

Democratic 2020 presidential nominee Joe Biden and his Republican rival, sitting President Donald Trump, traded blame on Monday over violence in U.S. cities. ...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Namibia city dwellers take up physical exercise to improve health amid COVID-19

By Ndalimpinga Iita Dwellers in the Namibian capital Windhoek have resorted to physical activities and wellness training to ease anxiety...
HOUSTON (U.S.), July 28, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Reporters work at the scene of a plane crash in Houston area of Texas, the United States, on July 28, 2020. Two people were injured when the small plane crashed on Tuesday morning into a neighborhood in Houston area. (Photo by Steven Song/Xinhua)

2 killed in small plane crash in Morocco

Two people were killed after a small plane crashed on Thursday in the Moroccan city of Kenitra, 40 km northern capital Rabat, local media...

Zimbabwe earmarks US$13 million for water projects in drought-hit city

The Zimbabwean government has earmarked 13 million U.S. dollars to address water woes facing the second largest city, Bulawayo, following consecutive droughts that have...
plastic collected

Uncharted Treasure Causes Flooding and Loss of Lives in the City of Accra?

This is neither water nor Cola drink, these are empty plastic collected from places such as hotels, school campuses, hospitals, garbage bins etc. and...

Shrews take Liverpool to FA Cup replay, Man. Utd and City into 5th round

Premier League leaders Liverpool will need a replay to book their place in the fifth round of the FA Cup after being held to...
Manchester United

Liverpool and city down as Man united suffers another loss

The weekend's Premier League games showed the virtue of patience as league leaders Liverpool came back from a goal down away to Aston Villa...
stock market

Kenyan capital market could bridge city infrastructure funding gap

Kenya's capital market could play a significant role in bridging cities' infrastructure funding gap, says a report released on Friday. The Kenyan...

How football defines a city through music, fans

An unbelievable week for English teams in Europe began with Liverpool staging an extraordinary comeback over a shell-shocked Barcelona. The following night, the Spurs...

World Bank supports flood intervention projects in Ghana’s capital

City authorities in Ghana’s capital are stepping up efforts to reduce the level of perennial flooding the city records in each raining season, Mayor...

Zimbabwe’s capital announces prolonged water cuts for northern suburbs

Zimbabwe's capital city Harare has announced a 72-hour cycle each week, under which it will switch off water supplies to some northern suburbs to...
Photo: APEC Park in Da Nang

Chinese Citizens Tops Da Nang’s Tourism

Da Nang (People’s Daily)-As the most attractive tourist city in Vietnam, Da Nang has welcomed more than 500,000 Chinese tourists in the past 10...
Sergio Aguero

Aguero Branded a ‘Legend’ Following His Man City Goals Record

Sergio Aguero was heralded “a legend” by his boss after rewriting the Manchester City record book. Aguero found the back of the net once again...
ship docks at the port of Djibouti

Indulge yourself in Africa’s top destinations coming 2018

World’s best travel guidebook is at it again with its ever-controversial list of places to indulge for the year coming. As usual, this is...

What The Future Holds for African Cities

What does the future African city look like? How do we identify the impact and trends resulting from urbanisation? What new regulation and governance...

Resilience Team from Ghana and Dalberg Visit Zoom Pak

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Resilience Team in collaboration with the 100 Resilience Cities team and counterparts from Dalberg have paid a visit to...
AI technology

AI Technology Puts Hangzhou at a Growing Advantage

The city of Hangzhou’s traffic efficiency has seen substantial improvements a year after it introduced its “City Brain” project, with an artificial intelligence (AI)...

Denkyira Obuase Wallows in Absolute Desolation and Destitution

The Wages of sin is death is what the bible says in Romans 6:23. In this vain we expect all evil doers and even...

Samir Nasri Signs Two Year Contract With Antalyaspor

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri joined Turkish side Antalyaspor on a two-year contract, the two clubs announced on Monday. The 30-year-old moved to City from...

Murray, Cilic Bow Out Of Montreal Masters Over Injuries

The Montreal Masters lost ATP number one Andy Murray on Thursday as the Scot withdrew from the event due to the hip injury which...
Detroit Rebellion July 1967 as African Americans take over the streets

Viewpoint: Lessons from the Detroit July 1967 Rebellion and Prospects for Social Transformation –...

July 23, 2017 marked the beginning of the 50th anniversary of the Detroit Rebellion of 1967 which at the time represented the largest of...
Urban migration

Top 5 challenges of urbanisation

Ghana, a population of almost 28 million people with its capital Accra having almost 3 million of that. Amazingly the number of indigenes of...
Tro Tro Station

The City Of Refuse

After my investigation into the state of refuse disposal and some revelations that came out of it, I had decided never to write about...

The Overwhelming Foul Smells And Stench In Ghana

After 60 years of political independence, Ghanaians still wake up to the sorry sight of waste and sewage lying indiscriminately around settlements, city centres...
bomb blast

Blast at Turkey’s Southeastern city confirmed as terror attack

The explosion that occurred on Tuesday at a police building in Turkish southeastern province of Diyarbakir was a terror attack, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu...