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Ugandan woman raises awareness about Down Syndrome as world commemorates day

As the world commemorated the World Down Syndrome Day on March 21, a woman in the suburbs of the Ugandan capital Kampala is raising...

Day of mourning after at least 58 people die in an attack in Niger

dpa/GNA - At least 58 people have been killed in a massacre in Niger in West Africa. A day of mourning has been declared...
Police clash with demonstrators during a protest against coronavirus restrictions in The Hague [Piroschka Van De Wouw/Reuters]

Dutch police clash with anti-lockdown protesters day before election

dpa/GNA - An anti-lockdown demonstration in The Hague turned violent on Sunday as police clashed with hundreds of protesters the day before the...
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More violence in Ecuador prison a day after deadly mutinies

dpa/GNA - Ecuadorian police reported further prison violence on Wednesday, a day after more than 70 people were killed in four prison mutinies...
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For first time, US tops 300,000 coronavirus cases recorded in a day

dpa/GNA - The United States recorded more than 300,000 coronavirus cases in a single day for the first time, according to data released...
Serge Gnabry (L) of Bayern Munich celebrates after scoring his team's third goal as Marc-Andre ter Stegen of Barcelona fails to catch the ball during the 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League quarterfinal match between Bayern Munich and Barcelona in Lisbon, Portugal, Aug. 14, 2020. (UEFA/Handout via Xinhua)

Striker Pedro saves the day for virus-hit Flamengo

Fiorentina loanee Pedro scored his third goal of the Brazilian Serie A season as a depleted Flamengo earned a 1-1 draw at Palmeiras...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Foreign Minister Lindiwe Sisulu at AfCFTA in Kigali, Rwanda, March 20-21, 2018

South African president calls for unity in diversity as nation celebrates heritage day

The South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday called on South Africans of different races, colors, and tribes to coexist peacefully in their...

Third day of police demonstration in Buenos Aires for better pay

Police officers in Buenos Aires Province of Argentina continued their protests on Wednesday to demand higher salaries and better working conditions amid the...
President Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan leader declares Aug. 29 national prayer day against COVID-19

As Uganda continues to register a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases, the country's leader Yoweri Museveni on Thursday announced that Aug....
People attend the funeral ceremony of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran, Jan. 6, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of Iranians in Tehran on Monday mourned the assassination of Qassem Soleimani. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Georgia declares Aug. 25 mourning day for road accident victims

The Georgian government has announced Aug. 25 as a day of mourning for victims who died in a road accident in the northeast of...
International Children's Day

Mozambican first lady advises children to celebrate their day at home

Amid national restrictions including school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mozambican first lady Isaura Nyusi called on parents and their children nationwide to...

Some 100 people arrested a day in London for domestic violence during coronavirus lockdown

In the six weeks up to April 19, officers across London had made 4,093 arrests for domestic abuse offences -- nearly 100 a day...
Hearts Win Dreams Fc

Esso’s Brace Gives Hearts the Magic Win

Two goals from Hearts of Oak striker Joseph Esso sealed the day for the Phobians, as they beat visiting Ebusua Dwarfs by 2-1 at...
Olams Anniversary

OLAMS SHS Marks 20th Anniversary with 8th Speech and Prize Day

Our Lady of Mercy Senior High School (OLAMS) in Tema, has celebrated its 20th anniversary and eighth edition speech and prize giving day. The...

Ghana and Other Commonwealth Members Observes Day

Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has said despite the enormous collective resources, a number of Commonwealth member...
Women Entrepreneurs

African Women Entrepreneurs Mark Women’s Day with Exhibition

The African Women Entrepreneurship Programme (AWEP) on Saturday held a gender equity advocacy walk and products exhibition in Accra to create awareness on the...
Goil Independence Wear Ghana

GOIL Commend Ghanaians on Independence Day

The Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL), the nation’s foremost indigenous oil marketing company, has commended the Government and the people of Ghana for maintaining...
Cameroon army

Cameroon’s Constitutional Predicament Deteriorates by the Day

Agitation over language is based in deeper grievances about political and social representation By Franck Kuwonu What started as a struggle for sovereignty by citizens of...
Matthew McConaughey

Mattew McConaughey Encourage High Schools Students to Frequently Do Self Checks

The 49-year-old star turned up to a Just Keep Livin Foundation event at Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex this...
Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS)

GSTS emerge winners of pre-independence quiz competition

Contestants from the Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS), on Sunday emerged winners of the Pre-Independence Day “What Do You Know” contest in Accra. The contest,...
Katy Perry

Orlando Bloom’s Proposal to Katy Perry Left Her Happy for Days

The 34-year-old singer and the 42-year-old actor announced their engagement last week, and when Katy came into work on 'American Idol' - which she...
ghana chocolate

Ghana sees increase in Chocolate Day patronage

Thousands of Ghanaians gathered at the China-built National Theater on Thursday to take part in the country’s National Chocolate Day commemoration to drum up...
ghana chocolate

2019 National Chocolate Day for March Unveiled

The Ghana Tourism Authority in collaboration with the Cocoa Processing Company (CPC) and COCOBOD has launched the 2019 national Chocolate Day on the theme,...

Jan. 12 Quotes of the Day from World News

LUSAKA -- The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Friday called on all stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to refrain from...
Constitution Day

Constitution Day is a step in the right direction

A section of Ghanaians has expressed their contentment about the Constitution Day to be celebrated on January 7. To them, the Day, which would coincide...

AfDB Celebrates AU Day With Culture in Busan

Africa Union Day has been observed at the African Development Bank Annual Meeting in the Busan Metropolitan City of South Korea, with a touch...

US Embassy Relocation: An Unpleasant day at the Gaza Border

US embassy in Jerusalem: "a day of chaos and carnage" at Gaza border. FRANCE24''s correspondent Chris Moore tells us more.

DDoS Attacks becoming more sophisticated by the day

New data is showing that distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are becoming more complex and causing more financial damage than ever. This is according to the...
Justice Ben Kioko AfCHPR Vice President, Dr Robert Eno, Registrar and Senior Editors and Journalists at the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Right, Arusha, Tanzania By Francis Ameyibor, GNA Correspondent, Arusha Tanzania

Journalists in Ghana Celebrate World press Free Day

Hundreds of journalists from across the world have gathered in Ghana’s capital city of Accra, to commemorate this year’s World Press Freedom Day. “Keeping power...
Suzuki by CFAO sponsors 33rd National Farmers’ Day Celebration.

Suzuki by CFAO Supports Ghana’s 33rd National Farmers’ Day

Suzuki by CFAO, the official distributor of Suzuki automobiles, motorcycles and outboard engines in Ghana is once again sponsoring the National Farmers’ Day Celebration...