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Lands Minister embarks on aerial tour of River Pra

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor, on Tuesday, embarked on an aerial (helicopter) tour over the Pra River Basin,...

African member states of INBAR embarks on study tour in Ghana

Delegates from African member states of the International Bamboo and Rattan Organization (INBAR), are embarking on a study tour in Ghana as part of...

Travel chaos in eastern France due to heavy snowfall

dpa/GNA - Heavy snowfall and slippery ice were causing travel chaos in eastern France on Tuesday. Hundreds of vehicles were backed up on route...
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Wiawso Paramount chief supports Forestry Commission with drones

The Paramount chief of Sefwi-Wiawso Traditional Area, Katakyie Kwasi Bumankah II, has presented two Mavic mini-drones to the Forestry Commission to help protect the...
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18 people killed in military plane crash in eastern Ukraine

Eighteen people were killed and two seriously injured in the crash of an An-26 military plane in Kharkiv region in Ukraine, the press service...

UNICEF urges re-opening of schools in Eastern, Southern Africa

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday called on governments, parents, and teachers across Eastern and Southern Africa to urgently and safely re-open...

Remains of near 800 genocide victims exhumed in eastern Rwanda

Remains of at least 791 victims of the 1994 Rwandan genocide against Tutsi have been exhumed from the shores of Lake Mugesera in...

Israeli strikes target pro-Iran fighters in Eastern Syria, killing 10

Israeli strikes targeted positions of the pro-Iran fighters in eastern Syria on Monday, killing 10 of them, a war monitor reported. ...

25 militants killed, 8 wounded in airstrike in eastern Afghanistan

At least 25 militants were killed and eight others wounded after Afghan security forces repelled a Taliban attack in eastern Laghman province during...
Rescuers search for missing people after a landslide at Suwonong village, Purworejo, Central Java, Indonesia, on Feb. 6, 2016. Five bodies have been recovered and two other persons are still missing after a landslide hit Purworejo district of Central Java on Friday, rescuers said here Saturday. (Xinhua/Zain Firmansyah)

Landslide in eastern Uganda kills at least one

Torrential rains in the eastern Ugandan district of Mbale on Sunday triggered off a landslide which has affected three villages leaving one person so...
A sailor is taking part in the fire drill on the Chinese patrol vessel "Haixun 01" on April 8, 2016 in the South China Sea. [Photo/Xinhua]

Sailor presumed dead as oil tanker on fire off Sri Lanka’s eastern coast

At least one crew member has been presumed dead as an oil tanker carrying 2.7 million metric tonnes of crude oil continued to be...
MOGADISHU, Aug. 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Aug. 17, 2020 shows the blast site of the Elite hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia. At least 16 people, including suspected attackers, were confirmed dead, and 28 others injured in the attack at a popular hotel in Somalia capital Mogadishu on Sunday. (Photo by Hassan Bashi/Xinhua)

6 killed in car bomb blast, gunfight in eastern Afghanistan

At least three Afghan police and three assailants were killed in a suicide car bomb blast and ensuing gunfight outside a police camp in...
A Syrian man pushes a wheelbarrow past collapsed buildings in the northern Syrian town of Manbij as civilians go back to their homes on August 14, 2016 more than a week after the Arab-Kurdish alliance, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), pushed the Islamic State (IS) group out of the city. (AFP/Xinhua)

14 soldiers killed in battles with Islamic State in eastern Syria

A total of 14 Syrian soldiers were killed on Friday in battles with the Islamic State (IS) militants in the eastern province of...
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Formal diaspora remittances into Zimbabwe surge amid COVID-19

Diaspora remittances continue to play an important role in Zimbabwe's economy, posting a 33 percent increase to 466.2 million U.S. dollars as of July...
A plane flies in the sky with the U.S. national flags in the foreground in Washington, D.C., the United States, on July 21, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday afternoon that the coronavirus pandemic in the United States will probably "get worse before it gets better." More than 3.8 million people in the United States have infected with the virus, with more than 141,000 deaths, according to a count by Johns Hopkins University, as some states, including Florida, are seeing a surge in cases. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Commentary: U.S. signals to “Taiwan independence” forces wrong, dangerous

The United States has recently sent a string of wrong signals to separatist elements advocating "Taiwan independence," seriously damaging China-U.S. relations and posing...
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Tourist arrivals in Cyprus plunge 85.3 percentage in first seven months

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus plunged 85.3 percent in the first seven months of this year, reflecting the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on one...

Eastern, Volta and Oti branches of AGI launch E-Commerce portal

The Eastern, Volta and Oti Regional branches of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) have launched an E-Commerce Portal to help boost the sale...
Ships take shelter at a harbor in Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province, July 11, 2015. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

A storm appearing along the coastal areas

The Ghana Meteorological Agency on Friday said it has observed that the marine environment of Nigeria stretching into Togo is engulfed by a rainstorm. It...
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At least 20 killed in gunmen attack in eastern Burkina Faso

At least 20 people were killed on Saturday as gunmen on motorbikes fired into a crowded market in Kompienga town in eastern Burkina Faso,...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases soar to 636

Ghana's COVID-19 cases climb to 636 with 70 new cases confirmed on Tuesday, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) said. Among all the...
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Skirmishes flare up in eastern South Sudan amid displacement of civilians

Inter-ethnic clashes in the newly created Pibor Administrative Area of eastern South Sudan, have displaced thousands of civilians, medical charity Medicines Sans Frontiers (MSF)...

Major road in eastern Zambia washed away due to heavy rains

A large portion of a main road that connects the eastern part of Zambia to the rest of the country has been washed away...

Plane crashes in Afghanistan’s eastern Ghazni province

A passenger plane crashed in Afghanistan's eastern Ghazni province on Monday with dozens killed or injured, a member of provincial council Khaliqdad Akbari said...

National Cyber Security Center takes Cyber Education to Schools

The National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) of the Ministry of Communications (MoC) has embarked on a regional sensitization programme to create awareness about the...

Chinese engineers in to revamp Ghana’s eastern port city rail services

A team of engineers from the China Railway Rolling-stock Corporation (CRRC) is in Ghana to help revamp railway services in the eastern port city...

Practice Libertarianism : Prof. Baugus urges governments

Imagine we live in a society where individuals are free to pursue their own lives so long as they respect the equal rights of...
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Eastern Nigerian Political Rally Stampede Claims Five Lives

A stampede on Thursday among thousands of supporters at the political rally for Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's reelection killed five people and injured others...

AirtelTigo network upgrade reaches Greater Accra Region

The network integration and upgrade exercise by AirtelTigo, the country’s second-largest telecommunications network, takes off in the Greater Accra region today. Greater Accra is the...

2020 ICC: Uganda prepares for battle eastern Africa Qualifier

Uganda's national cricket team on Thursday set off for neighboring Rwanda where it will battle with other east African countries in the 2020 ICC...

Tanzanian authorities looks to eastern Europe for tourism boost

Tanzania is now focusing on Eastern Europe in its tourism marketing strategies after registering success in Western Europe and North America, an official of...