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Disney first quarter revenue down 22 percent from last year due to pandemic

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The Walt Disney Company on Thursday reported a revenue of 16.24 billion U.S. dollars for its fiscal first quarter of 2021, down 22 percent...
military Accra

Ghana looks at combating terrorism with more military bases

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Ghana seeks to beef up its war on terrorism by creating more military bases around the country, an official said Thursday. Dominic...
kidnapped in Nigeria

Nigeria to probe alleged expired sweet and chocolate

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The government will commence an investigation into alleged expired sweet and chocolate it recently received from Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), an official said Thursday. ...
Kenyan Coat of arms

Kenya’s rising political temperature reawaken memories of old skirmishes

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Francis Mureithi, a business magnet in his locality recalls all too well when the main road leading to his home from the Nairobi's central...
Ethiopia Map

At least 108 rapes recorded in restive northern Ethiopia region

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At least 108 rapes have been recorded in Ethiopia's restive northern Tigray regional state, the governmental Ethiopia Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said on Thursday. ...
accident

6 killed as freight vehicle overturns in northern Ethiopia

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At least six people were killed when a freight vehicle carrying them overturned in Ethiopia's northern Amhara regional state, police said Thursday. ...
Chinese Lunar New Year.

Chinese Spring Festival celebrations kick off in Uganda

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As part of the Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) celebrations, a quiz and video competition organized by Confucius Institute of Makerere University and the...
onions

Zambia bans importation of onions and potatoes

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Zambia has banned the importation of onions and potatoes from outside the country, a government official said Thursday. Ministry of Agriculture Permanent...
Nigerian traders

Zambia seeks level trade field with South Africa

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Zambia has engaged South African companies to partner with local firms in order to promote trade balance between the two countries, a senior government...
gas

Kenyan firm secures US$6.45 million energy contract in Djibouti

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Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) said Thursday it has secured a 709.82 million shilling (about 6.48 million U.S. dollars) contract to drill three geothermal...
Facemasks Pockets

COVID-19: More Ghanaians Mask Up As Infections Surge

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Increasing numbers of people in Ghana are keeping the face masks on as the number of COVID-19 infections escalate, said a research by the...
donate chocolate and PPE to health workers

National Chocolate Week: GTA, partners donate chocolate and PPE to health workers

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The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), in collaboration with the Cocoa Processing Companies (CPC) and the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has donated chocolates and Cocoa...
Dr William Godfred Cantah

Education Institutions should promote and demand-driven skills – Lecturer

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Dr William Godfred Cantah, Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Cape Coast, has called on government to invest in local educational institutions steer them...
Students wash hands at school in Phalombe, Malawi, Oct. 13, 2020. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent has surpassed 2 million, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Thursday. The latest figures from the continental disease control and prevention agency showed that a total of 2,013,388 cases were reported across the continent with the death toll related to the pandemic standing at 48,408 as of Thursday morning. (Photo by Joseph Mizere/Xinhua)

Ghana confirms 12 more COVID-19 deaths, 554 new infections

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Ghana's Covid-19 death toll on Thursday, inched closer to half a thousand following the confirmation of 12 new fatalities by the Ghana Health Service...
Accra international conference center

Pillars holding Accra Conference Centre are very weak – Ayorkor Botchwey

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Structural engineers have recommended the shut down of the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) to avert any potential national disaster. Ms Shirley Ayorkor Bothwey, the...
Coat of arms of Ghana

Two Paramount Chiefs contest Council of State election in Upper East Region

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Two out of the five people contesting the position of Council of State in the Upper East Region are Paramount Chiefs with no female...
Social Police Welfare

Police Welfare Scheme donates buses to Service

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The Welfare Scheme of the Ghana Police Service on Thursday, presented 18 Toyota Coaster buses to various Police Commands across the country to facilitate...
Ghana statistical Service

Maiden E-Census to begin in May

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) is set to conduct its maiden Electronic Census in May, this year, to collect complete and accurate data of...
Social Illegal Migration

GIS firms up measures to curb illegal migration

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The Upper West Regional Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) says it has firmed up measures to ensure that illegal migration into and...
Nana Adutwuwaa Mmorosa Dudaa Kani II

‘Nkoranzamanhemaa’ praises President Akufo-Addo for Adu Gyan’s nomination

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Nana Adutwuwaa Mmorosa Dudaa Kani II, the Paramount Queen of Nkoranza Traditional Area has praised President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the nomination of...
J B Danquah Adu

Alleged Abuakwa-North MP Killers finally get a lawyer

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The alleged killers of J.B. Danquah Adu, former Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North have finally been provided with a new lawyer. On November 27,...
COVID-19: Ghana

Ensure strict adherence to COVID-19 safety protocols – Director

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Dr. Ekow Otoo, a Deputy Bono Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in-charge of Public Health on Thursday appealed for strict adherence...
Lockdown

Slovenia eases some lockdown measures as situation improves

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dpa/GNA - Slovenia plans to ease some of its coronavirus measures starting Monday, according to officials, as infection numbers fall. People are to be...
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Myanmar military arrests six politicians as protests continue

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dpa/GNA – Myanmar's military has arrested at least six more members of the country's ousted government of de facto leader Aung San Suu...
COVID-19

Covid-19 patient sets fire to Spanish hospital room trying to escape

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dpa/GNA - A Covid-19 patient caused panic when he set fire to his mattress while trying to escape a hospital in the southern...
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US sanctions military officers responsible for coup in Myanmar

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dpa/GNA - The US Treasury Department announced that it has sanctioned individuals and entities from Myanmar, responsible for the military coup that...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Merkel admits slow response to Germany’s second coronavirus wave

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dpa/GNA - Chancellor Angela Merkel admitted to shortcomings in Germany's response to the second wave of coronavirus infections during a speech to parliament...
Covid Vaccines

Aid organizations urge German vaccine makers to share research

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dpa/GNA - An alliance of aid and human rights organizations has urged German pharmaceutical firms to share their research in order to pave...
Mr Emmanuel Boateng

Aspiring Council of State Representative pushes for tourism development

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The Ashanti Region is endowed with huge tourism potentials which must be tapped to create jobs and wealth for the people, Mr. Emmanuel Boateng,...
Security Course

UCC and Police Service begin post-graduate course in Security Studies

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The Ghana Police Service has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of Cape Coast to run a Post- Graduate Diploma Certificate...