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Palmdeti ends duty tour at National Identification Authority

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Assistant Commissioner of Immigration (ACI), Francis Palmdeti, who was seconded to the National Identification Authority (NIA) as Head of Corporate Affairs on October 3,...
Afful Basit

Afful Basit wins 2021 National Cross Country race

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Afful Basit from the Central Region and Belinda Segbobu from the Upper West Region stole the show at the 2021 National Cross Country race...
Kotoko

Ghana’s Asante Kotoko eliminated from CAF Confederation Cup

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Ghana's Kumasi Asante Kotoko was eliminated from the CAF Confederation Cup by ES Setif of Algeria on Sunday. Having lost 2-1 to...
Pooling samples boosts Ghana’s COVID-19 testing

Ghana’s total COVID-19 cases hits 80,253

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With a total of 598 new cases confirmed on Sunday, Ghana's total COVID-19 cases have reached 80,253, said the Ghana Health Service (GHS). ...
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“We need to keep focus despite win” – Hearts coach

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Samuel Nii Noi Interim Head Coach of Accra Hearts of Oak has called for the need to keep focus despite wrangling within the top...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni (R) meets with Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee, in Entebbe, Uganda, Feb. 21, 2021. (Photo by Hajarah Nalwadda/Xinhua)

Ugandan president meets with senior Chinese diplomat on bilateral ties

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni met with visiting senior Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi here on Sunday. Yang, a member of the Political Bureau...
Covid Death

Senegal’s COVID-19 deaths exceed 800

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The number of deaths related to COVID-19 in Senegal topped 800 with 13 additional death cases registered in the past 24 hours, the Senegalese...
The outgoing Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou casts his vote at a polling station in Niamey, Niger, Feb. 21, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)

Nigeriens vote peacefully in second round of presidential election

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Voting for the second round of Niger's presidential election began on Sunday as more than 7.4 million Nigeriens are expected at polling stations to...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

AfCFTA presents Nigeria exceptional lifeline to reboot economy

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) presented Nigeria with an exceptional lifeline to reboot the economy, an official with the Nigeria Export Processing...
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)

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases near 3.82 million – Africa CDC

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,819,576 as of Sunday noon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention...
Rescuers and people gather near the debris of the plane [Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters]

Seven persons killed in military plane crash in Nigeria

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Seven persons were dead after a military plane crashed in Abuja, Nigeria's capital on Sunday, a spokesperson said. Ibikunle Daramola, the air...
Mp Assistance

MP for Lambussie assists vulnerable persons

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Dr. Bakye Yelviel-Dong Baligi, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Lambussie, has donated items to the needy and vulnerable groups in the constituency. The items...
Supreme Court

Supreme Court to hear Petitioner’s review application to reopen case

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The Supreme Court will on Monday February 22, hear another review application of John Dramani Mahama, challenging the decision of the Court to have...
Disability

Disability is not inability – PWDs challenged

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Mr Godwin Gordon Gomado, Chairman, Akatsi North Disability Fund Management Committee has challenged Persons with Disability (PWDs) not to settle for less, but dare...
Police

Tilli Police personnel living in dilapidated structures

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Police Personnel stationed at the Tilli Forest Police Post in the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region are living in a dilapidated...
Mosque

Security Council locks down Ho Central Mosque

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The Ho Municipal Security Council has closed down the Ho Central Mosque for two weeks while a litigation over the Regional Imam position was...
Mosquito Nets

Bed nets not for gardening – Medical Entomologist

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Mr Sydney Ageyomah Abilba, the Upper East Regional Medical Entomologist of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) says Insecticides Treated Nets (ITNs) are not for...
Nurse

Avoid malaria in pregnancy – Midwife

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Madam Beatrice Akefo, a Principal Midwifery Officer (PMO) at the Representative and Child Health Unit (RCH) of the Upper East Regional Hospital in Bolgatanga...
Godfred Donsah

Foundation to distribute medical devices, sports equipment to deprived communities

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The Godfred Donsah Foundation is to distribute modern sports equipment, wears and medical devices to educational and health institutions in deprived communities in the...
Assembly Rainstorm

Adaklu Assembly presents roofing sheets to victims of rainstorm

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The Adaklu District Assembly has presented 25 bundles of roofing sheets to victims of last Sunday's rainstorm at Adaklu Kpogadzi in the Adaklu district. The...
Archbishop Duncan Williams

Watch what you say of your Country – Archbishop Duncan Williams

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The Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams, Founder Action Chapel International on Sunday urged Ghanaians to watch what they say of the country because it had...
Kekeli Donation

Ho-based Kekeli Radio and partners donate assorted items to institutions

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A Ho-based Kekeli Radio in partnership with Bravo's Food, Delphine Enterprise and the listeners of the station have donated assorted items to two organisations...
COVID-19

COVID-19: Hotels still suffering – Association

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Dr Edward Ackah Nyamike, President, Ghana Hotels Association, says hotels are yet to recover from the negative impacts of COVID-19 on the industry. He said...
India Dam Disaster

India dam disaster toll rises to 67 as search for missing continues

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Authorities in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand Sunday said the death toll in the dam disaster has risen to 67 and the search...

Ghana’s Battalion in South Sudan awarded

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Soldiers of the Ghanaian Battalion serving with the United Nations Mission In South Sudan (UNMISS GHANBATT 7) have been awarded with the prestigious United...
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UN migration agency says responding to measles outbreak in Ethiopia

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations migration agency, on Friday said that it is responding to measles outbreak in Ethiopia as...
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (R) shakes hands with South Sudan's exiled rebel leader Riek Machar in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Sept. 9, 2019. Riek Machar arrived in Juba on Monday for face-to-face talks with President Salva Kiir. President Kiir and Machar are expected to discuss and reevaluate progress and challenges facing the revitalized peace deal they signed in September 2018 in Ethiopia to end more than five years of conflict. (Xinhua Denis Elamu)

Global charity urges South Sudan to preserve peace

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A global charity on Friday called on South Sudan to protect its people, preserve peace and provide humanitarian access to areas gripped by food...
land

South African government hails progress in land reform amid criticism by U.S.

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The South African government on Friday hailed the "steady progress" in its land reform two days after the United States criticized the process as...
budget

High expectations for South African finance minister’s budget speech

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South Africa's Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will have to walk on a tight rope as he tries to introduce interventions to grow the economy,...
terrorist

Al-Shabab militants abduct man in northeastern Kenya

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A group of 20 al-Shabab militants stormed a house in Kenya's northeastern county of Garissa, which borders Somalia, early Friday and abducted a local...