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Automobile industry suffocates under COVID-19

The Automobile industry in the Tema Metropolis is suffocating due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has virtually toppled sales and promotion and serving as...
Dr Emmanuel Tenkorang

Covid-19: Media urged to lead vaccination campaign

Dr Emmanuel Tenkorang, Ashanti Regional Director of Health Services, has urged the media to lead the campaign to get every Ghanaian to take the...
Isaac Mensah

Mensah poised for Kotoko clash after Liberty win

Accra Hearts of Oak striker Isaac Mensah has said he is ready for their outstanding match-day 14 clash against arch-rivals Asante Kotoko on Sunday...
Zimbabwe Dollar

Zimbabwe’s urban poor receive another US$7 million from Swiss development agency

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received 7 million U.S. dollars in new funding from Switzerland, through the Swiss Agency for Development...
Hage Geingob

Air Namibia liquidation unavoidable – President Geingob

Namibian President Hage Geingob on Wednesday said the voluntary liquidation of the country's national airline, Air Namibia, was unavoidable and long coming putting to...

FAO detects new desert locust swarms in Ethiopia

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations on Wednesday disclosed it has detected new desert locust swarms in Ethiopia. ...
Other entrants include the London Stock Exchange Group, China Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation and Tunis Stock Exchange among others/FILE

Kenyan bourse deploys system to boost bond trading

Kenya's Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has deployed an automated system that integrates the market and other players to boost bond trading. Geoffrey...
Photo taken on Sept. 6, 2020, at the special area for public health and epidemic prevention of the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services shows inactivated COVID-19 vaccines developed by China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm). (Photo by Weng Qiyu/People’s Daily Online)

Algeria receives donation of Chinese Sinopharm vaccines

A donation of Chinese Sinopharm coronavirus vaccines arrived in Algeria on Wednesday to help the North African nation combat the pandemic. A...
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden

Biden revokes Trump-era visa ban affecting many green card applicants

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked an executive action by his predecessor banning legal immigration for family members of U.S. citizens and residents,...

Messi nets two as Barca beat Elche

FC Barcelona kept their slim title hopes alive on Wednesday night after a brace from Lionel Messi and one from Jordi Alba gave them...
Sputnik V Vaccine

Egypt approves Sputnik V vaccine for emergency use

The Egyptian Drug Authority (EDA) approved Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in Egypt, the country's drug regulator said in a statement...

Microsoft introduces new industry cloud services

Microsoft on Wednesday announced three new industry-specific cloud offerings for manufacturing, nonprofit and financial services. Besides Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services, Microsoft...
Covid Vaccine

Zimbabwe expects 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses under COVAX

Zimbabwe will soon receive 1.152 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine under the COVAX scheme, the European Union announced Wednesday. "Fabulous to see...

South African experts dispel fake news on COVID-19

South African Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Blade Nzimande and other experts on Wednesday dispelled the COVID-19 related fake news including that...
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 surpass 3.84 million – Africa CDC

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,844,799 as of Wednesday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention...
UN Security Council

Kenya vows to advance Africa’s agenda on security and climate change at UNSC

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday evening reiterated his government's commitment to advancing Africa's agenda at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), particularly on...
Map of the Horn of Africa

73 percent drop in migrants from Horn of Africa to Gulf countries via Yemen...

The number of migrants from the Horn of Africa travelling to the Gulf countries through Yemen fell 73 percent amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according...
Covid Vaccine

COVAX-allocated vaccines expected in Namibia in March – Kalumbi Shangula

Doses of COVID-19 vaccines allocated through the COVAX facility are expected in Namibia in March, Health Minister Kalumbi Shangula said on Wednesday. ...

Government undertakes feasibility studies on Integrated Light rail system

The Government of Ghana is undertaking feasibility studies on Integrated Light Railway system, Mr John Peter Amewu, Minister Designate for Railways Development announced on...

GIZ supports Ghana’s COVID-19 campaign

Mr Kwaku Agyeman Manu, Minister of Health, has appealed to all Ghanaians to patronise the COVID-19 vaccines which will be rolled out upon the...
Samuel Abdulai Jinapor

Jinapor advocates regulation of of small scale mining

Mr Samuel Abdulai Jinapor, Minister Designate for Lands and Natural Resources on Wednesday said regulating every aspect of small scale mining operations is the...
Social Posting Health Workers

Health professionals urged to accept postings to western North region

Dr Marion Okoh-Owusu, Western North Regional Director of Health Services has appealed to health workers especially newly trained workers to accept postings to the...
Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin

Deans of Presiding Members present citation to Speaker Bagbin

Dean of Presiding Members from all the 16 regions of the country on Wednesday presented a citation to Speaker of Parliament Alban Sumana Kingsford...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Petitioner’s case discloses no reasonable cause of action – Akufo-Addo

Lawyers for President Nana Addo has prayed the Supreme Court to dismiss the Petitioner's case as it discloses no reasonable cause of action. President Nana...
Tiger Woods car accident

Stunning statistics behind golf great Tiger Woods’ career

STATS Perform/dpa/GNA - Tiger Woods was taken to hospital with multiple leg fractures sustained in a vehicle collision in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Well-wishes...
Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup

Amnesty wants Qatar to investigate deaths of migrant workers

dpa/GNA - Human rights group Amnesty International has called on 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar to conduct an independent probe on deaths of migrant...

India renamed world’s biggest cricket stadium after Modi

dpa/GNA – The world’s largest cricket stadium was renamed after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, a surprise move which drew...
Myanmar gripped by general strike

Indonesian foreign minister scraps Myanmar visit after opposition

dpa/GNA - Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has cancelled a visit to Myanmar following opposition to visiting the country, where the army recently...

Suspected head of Islamic State in Germany handed lengthy prison term

dpa/GNA - Abu Walaa, an Iraqi preacher accused of being the head of Islamic State in Germany, was sentenced on Wednesday to 10...

Spain announces another coronavirus aid package for battered sectors

dpa/GNA – Spain’s government on Wednesday announced that it would spend another 11 billion euros (13 billion dollars) to support small- and medium-sized...