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African National Congress (ANC)

South African ruling party condemns former president’s remarks on Apartheid

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South Africa's ruling party African National Congress (ANC) on Sunday condemned the former President Frederik Willem de Klerk for saying Apartheid was not a...
cholera

Cholera outbreak claims 22 lives in Somalia

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Twenty-two people have succumbed to acute watery diarrhea/cholera in Somalia's Hiiraan region, bringing to 42 the death toll in less than a month in...
A security officer is seen at the scene of a large explosion near a check point in Mogadishu, Somalia, 28 December 2019. A source at a hospital said that the death toll has risen to at least 76 in what is believed to have been a car bombing. The explosion rocked an area near the junction called Ex-Control Afgoye, in a southwestern suburb of the capital Mogadishu. EPA/SAID YUSUF WARSAME

U.S. bomber spotted off Somali coast

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There was panic and confusion in southern Somalia port town of Kismayo on Saturday after residents spotted unknown military aircraft flying low in the...
coffee beans

Kenyan coffee farmers gain from new varieties,state incentives

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Mathew Ng'ang'a's seedlings farm in Murang'a, central Kenya, is a beehive of activity as many farmers stay there in search of various plants that...
Ghana Revenue Authority

GRA, TMA and GIZ organize tax education

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The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in collaboration with the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) with support from German Development Cooperation (GIZ) has opened a two-day...
world economy

Impact of coronavirus on world economy to be temporary

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by George Georgakopoulos The impact of the novel coronavirus epidemic on the global economy and trade will be temporary, experts have...
Accra floods

4 injured, dozens of homes damaged in river flooding in U.S. state Mississippi

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Four people have been injured and dozens of homes damaged in 14 counties in southern U.S. state Mississippi as flooding from the Pearl River...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Trump, Erdogan discuss Syria, Libya on phone

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U.S. President Donald Trump spoke over phone with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday to discuss issues concerning Syria and Libya, said...
soccer

Flamengo win maiden Brazilian Supercup

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Flamengo secured their first Brazilian Supercup on Sunday by defeating Athletico Paranaense 3-0 at the Mane Garrincha stadium in Brasilia. Brazil international...
football

Barca Academy in Egypt, place to learn magic of football, human values

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In Egypt, the most populous Arab country, some 700 talented youngsters are learning how to pick up the beautiful game of football at Barca...
Borussia Dortmund

Dortmund’s new guardian of stability

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By Oliver Trust Ahead of the crucial round-of-16 duel of the Champions League against Paris St. Germain, optimism is back for Borussia...
Bayern Munich

Gnabry’s brace lifts Bayern back atop the standings in Bundesliga

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Bayern Munich cruised to a 4-1 victory over newly-promoted Cologne after scoring three goals in the early stages at the closing of the 22nd...
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG)

Second-placed Marseille cut gap to leaders PSG

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Marseille scored twice in two minutes to come from one goal down to beat fourth-placed Lille 2-1 on Sunday, cutting the gap to league...
Real Madrid

Real Madrid drop two points as Barca make hard work of Getafe

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Real Madrid dropped two points as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Celta Vigo in the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday night. ...

Ghanaian economy has shown toughness despite global economic meltdown-Prof. Quartey

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Professor Peter Quartey, the Director at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, says the Akufo-Addo’s administration deserves plaudit...

Dadzawa elected Presiding Member of South Dayi Assembly

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Mr Kwame Dadzawa, a trained nurse from the University of Ghana has been elected Presiding Member for the South Dayi Assembly. ...

Ho Customs exceeds target for 2019 with over GH¢10 million

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The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Ho Collection has exceeded its target of GH¢7,470,000.00 for...

I will champion the progress of women as MP – Prof. Kweku

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Professor Margaret Kweku, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Hohoe Constituency has said she would champion the agenda for women development if elected...

KNUST CoE harnesses leadership and innovative potential of students

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The second edition of the leadership skills lecture series to inspire engineering students to strive for excellence in their career development, has been held...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Forum commends president for pro-poor policies

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The Northern Development Forum (NDF) has commended President Nana Akufo-Addo for the policy initiatives that have the potential to change lives, radically reduce poverty...

Census Committee inaugurated in Hohoe

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The Hohoe Municipal Assembly in the Volta region has inaugurated an eight-member Municipal Census Implementation Committee to oversee the implementation of the 2020 Population...
Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye

Speaker Oquaye urges journalists to help develop principled politics

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Speaker of Parliament Aaron Michael Oquaye has urged journalists in Ghana to help the nation develop politics based on principles as it prepares for...

Deputy Gender Minister commends Ejusiman School authorities for decision

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Madame Freda Prempeh, Deputy Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has commended Ejisuman Senior High School authorities for their 'swift' decision on students...

Keep children away from mobile phones to prevent cancer -ACO

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Mr Paul Opoku Agyemang, the Executive Director of African Cancer Organization (ACO) has advised parents to keep mobile phones away from children as...
Kotoko

Kotoko, Ashgold GPL top-liner ends in stalemate

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Two-times African champions, Asante Kotoko, drew 0-0 with visiting Ashgold in a regional derby of the match day ten fixtures of the 2019/2020 Ghana...

NLA Management Supports Unionization of Staff

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The management of the National Lottery Authority (NLA) says it supports the unionization of staff of the Authority. Mr Kofi...

Avoid foods that contain aflatoxins – NGO warns

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Mr Paul Opoku Agyemang, the Executive Director of the African Cancer Organization, a non-governmental organisation has advised Ghanaians not to eat foods contaminated with...
Hollywood's 2020 awards season

Hollywood’s 2020 awards season shows latest trends

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by Julia Pierrepont III There's nothing like the Hollywood awards season to shine a magnifying glass on the latest trends and shifts...
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Kordzi powers Hearts past Bechem United

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A last-gasp strike by Kofi Kordzi ensured Hearts defeated Bechem United 3-2 in a fascinating game at the Accra Sports Stadium. ...
Prisoners are seen before being released at a prison in Sanaa, Yemen, on Sept. 30, 2019. Yemen's Houthi group released on Monday 290 prisoners, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said in a statement. (Photo by Mohammed Mohammed/Xinhua)

Yemen’s warring parties agree on prisoner swap deal

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Yemen's warring parties reached an agreement in Amman on Sunday to swap prisoners, the state-run Petra news agency reported. The representatives of...