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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya says to invest in blue economy to attain development agenda

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Thursday his government will invest in the blue economy which has been identified as a priority sector under the...
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African American shares Chinese Wushu culture in Botswana

Edward Scott, a 55-year-old African American, has spent four years sharing the original Chinese Wushu culture in Botswana. Born and bred in Houston, the most...
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Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases near 2.2 mln – Africa CDC

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent has reached 2,196,257 as of Thursday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and...
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Ghana to continue enforcing “football behind closed doors” policy

Football matches in Ghana will continue to be played behind closed doors due to a spike in the country's COVID-19 cases, Ghanaian Presidential Advisor...
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses a press conference in Harare, capital of Zimbabwe, March 17, 2020. In an update to the nation on Tuesday, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared COVID-19 a national disaster, saying that the country had escalated its national response to the virus after neighboring countries in the region had reported cases. (Xinhua/Shaun Jusa)

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa calls for increased cement production

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday urged the cement industry to increase production through use of new technologies to support the government's infrastructure...
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Explainer: China’s battle against poverty

China has vowed to eliminate absolute poverty by the end of this year, 10 years ahead of the poverty-eradication schedule set by the United...
Sudan S First Vice President Riek Machar

South Sudan’s Machar optimistic of successful peace process amid challenges

South Sudan's First Vice President, Riek Machar has expressed optimism about achieving peace despite the delay in implementing critical tasks in the 2018 peace...

Studies worldwide likely pushing back COVID-19 timeline

A newly released study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that COVID-19 was likely in the United States as...
Boeing shares suffered more than 10 per cent decline in the week when a wave of countries suspended the aerospace giant’s 737 Max jets in the wake of the deadly crash in Ethiopia. Courtesy.

Boeing 737 Max resumes flights in U.S. after 20-month grounding

The Boeing 737 Max completed its first public flight Wednesday after being grounded for 20 months following two fatal crashes last year. With a group...
Valary Giscard Daeestaing

Profile: Late French President Valery Giscard d’Estaing

France's former President Valery Giscard d'Estaing died Wednesday evening at the age of 94, local media reported. The former president had been hospitalized several...
Jimmy Lai

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai remanded in custody on fraud charge

Media mogul Jimmy Lai was remanded in custody by a Hong Kong security court on Thursday, lawmaker Eddie Chu Hoi-dick confirmed. "The founder of @appledaily_hk...
Dr Stephen Opuni

I’m not aware of any letter inviting Agongo for payment – Witness

Mr Peter Osei Amoako, the Director of Finance at COCOBOD, on Thursday said he is not aware of any letter dated November 20,...

Bekwai Court grants GHC30,000.00 bail to an alleged robber

The Ashanti Bekwai Circuit Court has granted a GHC30,000.00 bail with two sureties, one to be justified, to an unemployed for allegedly robbing a...
Sport Football Officials

Four Ghanaian match officials selected for WAFU Championship

The West Africa Football Union (WAFU) has selected four Ghanaian officials for the 2020 WAFU Cup in Benin. ...
Valary Giscard Daeestaing

Former French president Giscard d’Estaing dies aged 94

Former French president Valery Giscard d'Estaing has died at the age of 94, sources close to him confirmed to dpa. He died at his home...

UNICEF presents US$40,000 to GHS to fight COVID-19

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday donated medical items worth $40,000.00 to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to help curb...
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Zongo group touts Akufo-Addo’s achievements in Zongo communities

The Zongo Movement for Development,an advocacy group, on Thursday lauded the incomparable achievements of the President Akufo-Addo in Zongo communities over the last four...
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TUC supports UNIWA in the fight against COVID-19

The Trade Union Congress, Ghana on Thursday presented COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Union of Informal Workers Association (UNIWA) to support its...

Don’t compromise on requirements of justice – Justice Gbadegbe

Justice Nasiru Sulemana Gbadegbe, a Supreme Court Judge, on Thursday shed tears as he took his final bow at the bench for serving the...
Juan Guaido

US reaffirms support for Guaido ahead of Venezuelan elections

The United States on Wednesday reaffirmed its support for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido ahead of Sunday's parliamentary elections, in which he is expected...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Germany extends partial lockdown, warns tougher measures could come

Germany's partial coronavirus lockdown is set to stretch into January - and could become significantly tougher if conditions do not improve - said...

US coronavirus hospitalizations hit all-time high

The number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 in the United States surpassed 100,000 - an all-time high - as the pandemic rages on and...
U.S. President Donald Trump

Trump repeats unproven voter fraud claims in 46-minute-long video

US President Donald Trump repeated unproven claims of voter fraud in a 46-minute-long video address posted on social media on Wednesday. US President-elect Joe Biden...

Concerned Mothers’ Movement prays for Election 2020

The Concerned Mothers' Movement, a socially minded non-governmental organisation, has organised a prayer festival to seek God's intervention in the upcoming parliamentary and presidential...
Politics Ceptom Officials

CePTOM engages 2,500 officials for 2020 elections

Mr Ato Bonful, Programmes Director, Centre for Performance Tracking and Outcomes Mapping (CePTOM), on Thursday said the Centre has engaged 2,500 accredited officials to...
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COVID-19: WaterAid Ghana launches Clean Community Campaign

WaterAid Ghana, a Sanitation and hygiene focused organization has launched a project dubbed, “clean community campaign” aimed at complementing government’s efforts towards the fights...
Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan’s Secretary-Generalship is a highlight of my career – Dr. Spio-Garbrah

Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, former Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States, says the ascension of Mr. Kofi Annan to the position of the Secretary General,...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Electoral Officials who violate EC code will be prosecuted – EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) says Officials who breach the instructions set out in the Election 2020 Electoral Officials Code of Conduct will be prosecuted. The...
Politics Codpa Briefing

Avoid skirt and blouse voting – CODPA

Mrs Emelia Konadu, Deputy Secretary of the Coalition of Disqualified Patriots (CODPA), has advised supporters and sympathizers of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) against...
Staff prepares freight destined for offshore customers at a warehouse of Shanghai Customs Supervision Center. (Photo from the official website of the first Global Cross-Border E-Commerce Conference)

Warehouse Receipt System trains stakeholders on effective inspection

Regulatory agencies and private sector stakeholders have commended the Ghana Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for building their capacity...