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A banner “In commemoration of the 612th anniversary of Zheng He's voyages” is seen in the 300-year-old Jonker Street in Malacca's historic towns. The Jonker Street, the Chinatown street of Malacca, witnessed the frequent exchanges between China and Malaysia in history. (Photo by Yu Yichun from People’s Daily)

Malaysia won’t hold elections until after the pandemic – Prime Minister

dpa/GNA - Malaysia will not hold parliamentary elections during the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, said in a Monday speech marking one year...

Finland declares state of emergency to tackle rise in virus cases

dpa/GNA - The Finnish government on Monday declared a state of emergency, which enhances its powers to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. The government also...
PGA Championship

Limited fans can attend PGA Championship amid coronavirus pandemic

dpa/GNA - Golf's second major of the season will be watched by around 10,000 fans per day at the Ocean Course on Kiawah...
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on February 26, 2020, to take part in Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) at the House of Commons. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

British premier Johnson kicks off G7 with vaccine call

dpa/GNA - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has kicked off the online G7 meeting with a call for a joint effort to defeat...
Education School Appeal

Cape Coast Presbyterian basic school cries for infrastructure

Authorities of the Cape Coast Presbyterian Basic School have called for the construction of new classroom blocks to help ease congestion and overcrowding in...

Awuronsua D/A Primary School in dire need of teachers

Madam Gladys Asamoah, the Headteacher of Awuronsua D/A Primary school in the Atiwa East in the Eastern Region has called on the Ghana Education...
Donation Organization

Addapath supports COVID-19 fight in basic schools

Addapath Wellness, Obuasi-based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has donated quantities of carbolic soap to support some selected schools in the Obuasi Municipality to help fight...
Hennes & Mauritz (H&M)

Pandemic weighs on H&M’s fourth quarter net profit and sales

dpa/GNA - Swedish clothing retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) on Friday reported a sharp drop in fourth quarter net profit, citing fallout from...

5G roll-out helps drive Ericsson’s fourth quarter profit

dpa/GNA - Swedish telecommunications technology company Ericsson on Friday said its fourth quarter profit increased 60 per cent year-on-year, and noted how the...

Basic schools in Cape Coast reopen under strict COVID-19 protocols

Basic schools in Cape Coast have resumed academic work with adequate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in place for the pupils to help control the...

Slovakia plans mass testing and tighter Covid-19 restrictions

dpa/GNA - Slovakia will impose tighter restrictions on movement and introduce further mass testing in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister...
Churches Go Digial

Ghana may force another lockdown if necessary – Akufo-Addo

Government will be compelled to put the country under a lockdown if Ghanaians do not adhere strictly to protocols to curb the spread of...
Students of Minilik high school test the new school net program in class after the launching ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 9, 2015. Ethiopia on Friday launched a school net system by china's leading telecom company Huawei in Ethiopia's capital. The system connects 64 high schools and one university collage to share resources and make educational exchange. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

New Zealand to allow return of 1,000 international students

dpa/GNA - New Zealand will allow 1,000 international students to return from April, more than a year after the country closed its border...
Rugby League Federation Ghana (RLFG)

RLFG In 2021: Your Month By Month Guide To The Year Ahead

The Coronavirus pandemic frown on sporting activities throughout the world in the greater part of 2020 may hopefully see discontinuity in the year ahead. Rugby...

Veteran IOC member Pound not sure if Olympics will go ahead

dpa/GNA - Dick Pound, the longest-serving International Olympic Committee (IOC) member, is not sure if the Tokyo 2020 Games, postponed to 2021 due...

Residents of Tarkwa call for more development

A cross section of residents of the Tarkwa-Nsueam Municipality have appealed to the government to channel more developmental projects to the mining community. This...

TMA files appeal over GHs 5.5 million judgement debt

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) on January 4, 2021, filed an appeal for a stay of execution at the Appeals Court over an Accra...

Pray persistently beyond crossovers – Rev Addae

Reverend Albert Addae, Ho-Kpodzi Parish Pastor of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana, has entreated Christians to exhibit persistence in their prayer life and refrain...

Economists: German property prices to keep rising, albeit slowly

dpa/GNA - After an unbroken real estate boom even during the coronavirus pandemic, economists expect somewhat less pressure on prices in Germany in the...
Dr. Mensa Otabil

Mensa Otabil urges Christians to pursue fruitfulness in 2021

Dr Mensa Otabil, the General Overseer of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), has urged Christians to faithfully pursue fruitfulness in the year 2021. He...
Language Translation

Multiple language translation projects in Guan District need support

Mr Albert Ofori, Coordinator of a multiple language project in the Guan District of the Oti Region, is appealing for support for the project...
Reverend Dr Lazarus Akaburi

Christians urged to be firm in their faith during hard times

Reverend Dr Lazarus Akaburi, the Head Pastor of Redemption Assemblies of God Church in Bolgatanga, the Upper East Regional capital, has called on Christians...

Chattering sea waves welcomes revelers at Chorkor Beach

The chattering sea waves welcome revelers to the serene Chorkor Beach in the Ablekuma South Constituency as they joyfully jumped in and walked around...
child cyber abuse

Europol: Online child abuse rose during pandemic

The number of cases of online child abuse have significantly risen during the coronavirus pandemic, according to the European police body Europol. Perpetrators are seeking...
Dallas Shoppers Amid Covid Pandemic

In muted Bethlehem midnight Mass, patriarch prays for end to pandemic

dpa/GNA, In a sombre Christmas celebration in the Biblical birthplace of Jesus, Roman Catholic spiritual leader in the Holy Land Pierbattista Pizzaballa prayed for...

Residents of Kumasi express low expectations for Christmas this year

The year 2020 has been one which would be remembered by many across the world following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic which has...

Coronavirus silences traditional carolling of children in Greece

The time-honoured tradition in Greece of children going door to door singing Christmas carols has been abandoned this year on account of the coronavirus...
Wli Waterfalls

Wli waterfalls, Afadjato tourist sites ready to operate during Christmas

The Wli Waterfalls and Afadjato tourist sites in the Volta Region have positioned themselves to offer quality services to its varied clients ahead of...

Germany sees drop in deportations in 2020

Deportations from Germany significantly dropped in 2020, partly because of the coronavirus pandemic. From January to the end of October, 8,802 people were deported from...
jail bars

Christmas amnesty: Germany to release at least 963 prison inmates

Germany is releasing at least 963 prison inmates early to coincide with the Christmas period, according to a survey by dpa. The so-called Christmas amnesty...