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Pentecostal and Charismatic Council calls for closure of LGBTQI Office

The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC) has called on the Government to close down, without delay, the alleged Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and...
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AFAW Welcomes Closure of Faith Healing Church in Uganda

The Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AFAW) commends the Ugandan authorities for closing down an evangelical church in Kampala where a pastor "treated" people with...
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Ghana to reopen school after 9-month closure

All levels of public and private schools will reopen this month after about 9-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ghanaian President Nana Addo...
Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan said Monday he had authorised US$1 billion to build part of the wall sought by President Donald Trump along the US-Mexico border. PHOTO: AFP

Canada, U.S. agree to extend cross-border closure to Oct. 21

Canada and the United States have agreed to extend the cross-border closure to non-essential travels for another month until Oct. 21 to slow the...
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)

Zimbabwean schools to reopen on Sept. 14 after nearly six months of closure due...

Zimbabwean schools will reopen for examination classes from Sept. 14 after nearly six months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (front) addresses a televised news conference in Nairobi, Kenya, March 15, 2020. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced stringent measures to help contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus after two new cases were confirmed on Sunday. Sub-Saharan Africa reported more novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Sunday amid stronger countermeasures against the pandemic. (Xinhua)

Kenya extends night curfew, closure of bars amid COVID-19 risks

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday announced a 30-day extension of night curfews alongside closure of bars and nightclubs in order to curb transmission...
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on March 3, 2020 shows flags on the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington D.C., the United States. The U.S. Federal Reserve lowered the target range for the federal funds rate by 50 basis points to a range of 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent, as the novel coronavirus disease poses "evolving risks" to economic activity, the central bank announced Tuesday. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

AMC reopens theaters in U.S. after five-month closure

AMC Theatres, the largest U.S. movie theater chain with Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group owning a majority stake, resumed theater operations at more than 100...
A Qantas airplane takes off from Sydney Airport, in Sydney, Australia, March 18, 2020. Virgin Australia airline announced Wednesday it would temporarily suspend all international flights as well as 50 percent of domestic services, in another blow to the industry by COVID-19. Australia's national carrier Qantas on Tuesday cancelled 90 percent of its international flights as well as 60 percent of its domestic capacity. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

Border closure is impediment to Australia’s economic recovery – Business leaders

Australia's biggest business lobby groups have called for the nation's international borders to be re-opened to aid the economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis,...
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Wildfires force closure of over 20 parks in San Francisco Bay Area

Wildfires forced closure of more than 20 parks and evacuation of tens of thousands of residents across the San Francisco Bay Area in...
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Zimbabwe orders closure of tertiary institutions to combat spread of COVID-19

The Zimbabwe government on Tuesday ordered suspension of face-to-face lectures on campus and directed all tertiary institutions to close and proceed with e-learning in...
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Human trafficking prevalent despite border closure

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has observed that human trafficking and irregular migration activities remained widespread in the country despite...
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Teacher union in Ghana wants schools closed down

A Ghanaian teacher union, the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), has urged the government to close down schools following the spread of COVID-19...
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President Akufo-Addo extends closure of Ghana borders

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Sunday night extended the closure of Ghana’s air, land and sea borders to human traffic, until further notice....
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Closure of Moroccan schools to continue until September

The Moroccan Ministry of Education announced on Tuesday that the closure of all schools in Morocco will continue until September. Students will...
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Rida Haisam Reacts To Olympic Games Closure

In the wake of the rescheduling of the 2020 Olympic Games, Ghanaian born Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athlete Rida Haisam expressed his opinion on the...

Israel imposes closure on Jerusalem neighborhoods with high rate of COVID-19 cases

Israel has announced several neighborhoods in Jerusalem as "restricted zones" as part of the fight against the novel coronavirus, the Israeli Prime Minister's Office...
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Togo closes borders over coronavirus

The Republic of Togo has shut her borders to passengers on the Abidjan-Abuja Corridor to prevent the spread of the COVID-19. ...
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Governors announce closure of schools for 30 days in NW Nigeria over COVID-19

Governors of the northwest states in Nigeria on Wednesday announced the closure of all schools in their states for the next 30 days following...
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COVID- 19: CHOPSS calls for closure of Private Second-Cycle Schools

The National Executive Council of the Conference of Heads of Private Second-Cycle Schools (CHOPSS) has called for the closure of all private second-cycle schools...
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Parents advocate closure of Public Service institutions

A number of parents have advocated the closure of public and civil service institutions to enable them keep eyes on their children as government...
Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows an interior view of the Hongshan Gymnasium in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province started converting three existing venues, including a gymnasium and an exhibition center, into hospitals to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the headquarters for the epidemic control said late Monday. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

Closure of all Wuhan’s makeshift hospitals indicates another stage in victory against COVID-19

By Fan Wei and Xu Keyue The last Fang Cang makeshift hospital in the epicenter Wuhan, in Central China’s Hubei Province, purposely built and designed...

Syria’s Aleppo international airport to re-open after 8 years closure

Syria's Transportation Ministry announced Monday that the International airport of Aleppo will return to service on Feb. 19, as the army declared the city...

Tanzania urges mining firms to observe laws on environmental recovery after closure of businesses

Tanzanian authorities on Monday urged mining companies to observe laws on environmental recovery after they shut down their operations in the country. ...
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Information Centres Faces Close Down

New Juaben North Municipal Assembly has warned that Information Centres in the Municipality that make excessive noise beyond the acceptable limits would be closed...
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Tunisian embassy in Libya revived after about 3 years

Tunisia officially decided to reopen its consulate in the Libyan capital Tripoli after nearly a three-year closure following the kidnapping of Tunisian diplomats, the...
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Asaba Airport Faces Closure After Rehabilitation Work Grinds to a Halt

Anyone depending on the Asaba International Airport for flight issues should consider having a rethink and planning an alternative as information available to this...

Windhoek court orders closure of bank owned by Namibian government, Zimbabweans

A Windhoek court ruled Tuesday that a bank jointly owned by the government of Namibia and Zimbabweans should start winding up ahead of shutting...

UN ends military operations in Ivory Coast

Following the official closure of the UN mission in the Ivory Coast, the spokesperson's office of the Secretary General has released a statement confirming...

Students Union Appeals to Minister Over School of Survey Closure

Three Students Unions; the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS), the University Students Association of Ghana (USAG), and the Ghana Union of Professional Students...

Kumaca Swings Back to Academic Work

file image Checks by Ultimate News reveal that the Kumasi Academy Senior High School (KUMACA) in Kumasi has resumed full academic activities. The Co-Educational Senior High...