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Taiwan extends virus control measures as case counts climb

Strict virus control measures will be extended through late June, officials in Taiwan announced on Monday, noting that new coronavirus infections have not slowed...

Senior Staff Association-Universities of Ghana extends industrial action

The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Senior Staff Association-Universities of Ghana (SSA-UOG) has directed its members to continue with their industrial action until...
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Ethiopia extends voter registration period for 6th general elections by one week

The deadline for voter registration for the upcoming sixth Ethiopia general elections has been extended by one week until May 14, the National Electoral...

NaSIA extends school licensing and registration to December

Nati Theonal Schools Inspectorate Authority (NaSIA) has extended the deadline for licensing and registration of pre-tertiary schools in the country to December 2021. ...
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GJA extends date for filing of nomination

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) on Tuesday extended the date to May 4, 2021, for the filing of nomination by candidates for the national...
Commuters who live in Poland and work in Germany are demanding compensation from Berlin to help cover the cost of the coronavirus tests needed to enter the country. Photo: Patrick Pleul/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa

Poland extends anti-virus measures amid high pressure on hospitals

(dpa) - Poland will extend the anti-coronavirus measures in place until April 18, as pressure on the health care system remains high, the country's...
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More Zimbabweans come forward for COVID-19 vaccines as rollout extends to residential areas

More than 120,000 Zimbabweans have taken COVID-19 vaccines, taking heed of the call by the government to accept them as part of efforts to...
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COVID-19: NHIA extends service periods to students before SHS reopening

Dr. Lydia Dsane-Selby, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has announced the extension of the period of services...
People walk near the Colosseum in Rome, Italy, March 8, 2020. A total of 6,387 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Italy since the epidemic first broke out here over two weeks ago, the Civil Protection Department said Sunday. In addition, 366 people have died and 622 recovered, Civil Protection Department Chief Angelo Borrelli told reporters at a televised press conference. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/Xinhua)

Italy extends inter-regional travel ban until March 27

dpa/GNA - Italy has extended an inter-regional travel ban by just over a month due to rising coronavirus infection rates across the nation. People...
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Botswana extends planting season due to persistent rainfalls

Botswana has implored farmers in the northern part of the country to extend their planting season due to continuous rains the country is experiencing. ...
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Kenya extends deadline to phase out old passports to December

The Kenyan government on Thursday extended the deadline to phase out old passports to December. Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i said phasing...

AstraZeneca extends 9-million-dose olive branch to EU in vaccine row

dpa/GNA - Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca is to give the European Union 9 million extra doses of Covid-19 vaccines by the end of March,...

Germany extends coronavirus lockdown, imposes stricter mask rules

dpa/GNA - Germany's lockdown was extended until February 14 and stricter mask rules were imposed for people in shops and on public transport,...
Employees of Hubei Ourselves Garment Co., Ltd., Qianjiang, Hubei province manufacture protective suits, March 25, 2020. The company can produce 8,000 protective suits per day which are exported to the U.S., Japan, South Korea and the European Union. Photo by Wu Yanjun/ People’s Daily Online

South Korea extends coronavirus restrictions around Seoul

dpa/GNA - With the coronavirus pandemic resurging in and around South Korea's capital, authorities on Saturday decided to maintain current restrictions on public...
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Zambia electoral body extends voter registration exercise

Zambia's electoral body on Saturday announced the extension of a voter registration exercise in order to capture more voters. The voter registration exercise ahead of...

Ghana extends official election declaration timeline

Ghana's Electoral Commission (EC) Tuesday extended its timeline of declaring the 2020 presidential election results 24 hours after voting has ended. The...

Government extends COVID-19 relief packages until end of December

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Sunday, announced an extension of the Government’s policy of free access to water for all households across the...
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Ghana EC extends exhibition period for provisional voters’ register

Ghana's Electoral Commission (EC) announced late Wednesday a two-day extension of the exhibition period for the provisional voters register to enable all prospective voters...

SF Airlines extends domestic air cargo network to 51 destinations

SF Airlines' domestic air cargo network has been extended to 51 destinations across the country, the cargo airline announced on Thursday. ...
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Ghana extends COVID-19 restrictions for 3 months

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced late Sunday a three-month extension of multiple restrictions to strengthen the country's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Germany extends travel warning for around 160 countries until end of September

The German federal government on Wednesday extended its travel warning for more than 160 non-European Union (EU) countries due to COVID-19 until the end...
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Ghana standards Authority extends education on aflatoxin to market women

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has extended its aflatoxin campaign to sensitise food sellers and consumers in major markets on the harmful impact of...
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Ibrahimovic extends contract with AC Milan until 2021

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has ended speculation around his future by signing a one-year extension with AC Milan, the Serie A side confirmed on Monday. ...
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Security Council extends mandate of UN Interim Force in Lebanon

The Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution to extend the mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) for another year,...
A group of Nigerian Policemen deployed in Somalia as part of the African Union peacekeeping mission patrol in Beledweyne, Somalia, on December 14, 2019. - The rains have inundated big areas surrounding Beledweyne area forcing thousands of people to leave their houses and look for humanitarian assistance while living in displacement camps. Due to climate change and human activities, cycles of floods and droughts have become more recurrent and completely unpredictable in Somalia exposing hundreds of thousands of people every year to vulnerability and displacement. (Photo by LUIS TATO / AFP)

Security Council extends mandate of UN mission in Somalia

The Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution to renew the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) for another year,...

Canada extends COVID-19 restrictions on international travelers until Sept. 30

Canada announced Friday afternoon to extend the current ban on most international travelers another month to Sept. 30 to stem the spread of COVID-19. ...
A physiotherapist sits at a workstation in an Intensive Care ward treating COVID-19 patients at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, Britain, May 22, 2020. Picture taken May 22, 2020. Steve Parsons/Pool via REUTERS

Namibia extends restrictions as COVID-19 cases rise

Namibia's President, Hage Geingob, announced Friday that the special restrictions placed upon the local areas of Windhoek, Okahandja, and Rehoboth will be extended...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (front) addresses a televised news conference in Nairobi, Kenya, March 15, 2020. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced stringent measures to help contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus after two new cases were confirmed on Sunday. Sub-Saharan Africa reported more novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Sunday amid stronger countermeasures against the pandemic. (Xinhua)

Kenya extends night curfew, closure of bars amid COVID-19 risks

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday announced a 30-day extension of night curfews alongside closure of bars and nightclubs in order to curb transmission...
AFP / Justin Tallis Leicester City's football manager Claudio Ranieri (C) is mobbed by fans as he leaves an Italian restaurant after having lunch with teammates in Leicester on May 3, 2016, the day after winning the English Premier League title

Striker Vardy extends stay at Leicester City to 2023

Jamie Vardy has extended his contract with Leicester City to 2023, the Premier League club confirmed on Wednesday. Vardy, 33, was the...

Guinea-Bissau extends state of emergency for another 15 days amid COVID-19 crisis

President of Guinea-Bissau Umaro Sissoco Embalo announced on Monday night his decision to extend the country's state of emergency for another 15 days until...