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Two candidates nominated for Ireland’s next European Commissioner

The Irish government has nominated two candidates as Ireland's next European Commissioner, according to a government statement released here on Friday. ...
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita walks into a polling station in Bamako, Mali on April 19, 2020. The second round of legislative elections kicked off this Sunday at 8 a.m. GMT for Malian voters to choose the remaining 125 of the 147 deputies for Mali's National Assembly. (Photo by Habib Kouyate/Xinhua)

West African bloc suspends Mali from regional bloc, demands reinstatement of constitutional order

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) said it has suspended Mali from the regional bloc following the seizure of power by military...
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Nigeria calls for immediate reinstatement of constitutional order in Mali

Nigeria on Wednesday urged the immediate and unconditional restoration of constitutional order in Mali following the seizure of power by military putschists and...
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Israel reports new record of daily COVID-19 deaths

Israel's Ministry of Health reported 18 new COVID-19 death cases on Wednesday, the highest daily death toll since the country's pandemic outbreak in...
U.S. President Donald Trump (C) delivers a statement at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, Jan. 8, 2020. Donald Trump said on Wednesday that no U.S. casualties have resulted from Iran's missiles attack against U.S. forces in Iraq on Tuesday, adding that the United States would impose additional sanctions against Tehran. (Xinhua/Hu Yousong)

Trump says currently not considering nationwide lockdown

U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that he currently does not consider a nationwide lockdown to keep all Americans at home. "I don't think so,"...
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IOM says over 650,000 illegal immigrants currently in Libya

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Wednesday that there are over 650,000 illegal immigrants currently in Libya, many of whom lack medical care...

The Story Behind Miriam Afari’s Ashese Nyame Song

Life can be complicated, it can be simple, it can be happy or sad, it can also be tough. Life has its own ups...
Some of the girls under training in bamboo bike making

Government Urged To Increase Bamboo Production

Ghana has been asked to scale up the effort to increase bamboo and rattan production in the country to serve as alternative raw material...

GARIA Continues Pursuit For New Insolvency Bill

The Ghana Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Advisors (GARIA) says it will continue its advocacy to have a new insolvency bill passed into law...
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Life Insurance contributes 0.8% to the financial sector

According to her, this is an indication of the extremely low level of life insurance penetration in the country. She said this in Accra...

Namibia’s progress towards equity in education slow

Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila said this in a statement on occasion of the capping of 1,700 graduates from the International University of Management in Windhoek. ...
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NPP Gov’t will restore resting development programmes –Nana Addo

He said the National Health Insurance Scheme and the National Youth Employment programme were human development programmes rolled out by the NPP more than...
Stonebwoy in Australia (on stage at Metro city in Perth)

Stonebwoy Acknowledges great acts Like Afro Moses and Others on Kiss 87.7fm

The Ashaiman superstar in a radio interview earlier on Kiss 87.7fm in Melbourne, Australia admits that the Reggae & Dancehall genre has become a...
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Mobile Technology Growth Links Africa to Global Markets

The growth of mobile phones and services across the African continent has instantly brought many Africans into the digital age and connected them to...

Ghana Government distressed by fiscal discipline attempts

One of the measures that is to help address the problem of fiscal indiscipline is the Public Financial Management Bill (PFM) currently before parliament...

Supreme Court Demands The Release Of GITMO 2 Agreement Document

The Attorney General had earlier told the court that the agreement was confidential and any disclosure in public or open court would violate section...
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Namibia to roll out new investment law by Nov. – minister

Industrialization minister Immanuel Ngatjizeko told the a investment conference in Windhoek that the Investment Promotion Bill will deal exclusively with the treatment of foreign...
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Staffs of Aso Villa to benefit from Welfare package

Our correspondent reliably gathered that the new documentation process is aimed at institutionalising the welfare system in the presidential villa which before now was...

Nigerian government hires experts to tackle tomato pest

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Audu Ogbeh told a news conference that the pest could also attack pepper and Irish potatoes, saying the...
Charlotte Osei - Ghana's Electoral Commissioner (EC)

EC will adhere strictly to the orders of Ghana’s Supreme Court

“For the avoidance of doubt, we wish to state that under the existing and applicable law, where a person’s registration is challenged during...

Stranded refugees in Greece includes 1,900 unaccompanied children

Over the past two decades, The Smile of the Child, a non-profit voluntary organization, has become one of the leading organizations defending children's rights...

Kenya to assist Namibia with co-operative policy

The Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, John Mutorwa signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Kenyan government on the development of...

Namibian women break barriers in male-dominated occupations

Namibia's first woman Prime Minister, Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila shared this at an event held Monday in Windhoek in commemoration of the day that brings together...
Henry Hui (2nd R), project manager of ZTE Canada Inc., introduces an AXON smartphone to visitors during the phone's official launch ceremony in Toronto, Canada, Oct. 27, 2015. As the fourth-largest smartphone supplier in North America, China's Zhongxing Telecommunication Equipment Corporation (ZTE) on Tuesday inaugurated AXON, its first smartphone product in Canadian market, in cooperation with local carrier Rogers Communications. The smartphone AXON will be available for purchase in Canada on Nov. 6. (Xinhua/Zou Zheng)

MWC: ZTE bags 2 significant awards

Tuesday saw ZTE win the Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough Award and the Outstanding Overall Mobile Technology Award for its Pre5G massive MIMO technology. Pre5G massive...
A doctor examines a larva of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the carrier of Zika virus, in a laboratory of the Ministry of Health, in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Jan. 29, 2016. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it would convene an International Health Regulations emergency committee on the Zika virus to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.(Xinhua/Kent Gilbert) (jp) (sp)

WHO says 34 countries have reported to have Zika virus

Natela Menabde, the executive director of the WHO Office in New York, told UN member states during a briefing to the UN Economic and...

Spain in crisis due to bad weather which has claimed two lives

The two people who have died as a result of the weather are a three-year-old, who was killed when part of a wall fell...

2016 Rio carnivals Olympic theme gets no funding

Brazil's world-famous carnival parades have started in Rio, with huge floats and lush costumes designed for the big competition in the city's Sambadrome. As...
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Lassa fever claims three lives in Southeast Nigeria

State Commissioner for Health Theophilus Odagme told reporters in Port Harcourt, the state capital that up to 50 people who had contacts with the...

2015 Etv GMI Awards Opened for nominations

Aimed at recognizing and celebrating the top 100 most influential Ghanaian personalities as voted by the general public, this year’s event is also going...

E-Commerce is a way of cutting down unemployment

In Ghana , the situation isn’t much different. Many persons graduate from various levels of education with the expectation that they are going to...