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Chief justice of Cameroon’s top court calls for measures to expedite judicial process

Cameroon's Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Daniel Mekobe Sone, on Thursday frowned at lengthy delays to the judicial process which he said was...

Zambia arrested 2 people collecting money from COVID-19 tests

Two people have been arrested for illegally collecting money from patients seeking COVID-19 tests at the country's highest referral hospital, a senior government official...
Hage Geingob

Namibia and Botswana presidents engage in win-win partnership discussions

Namibia's President Hage Geingob and Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Thursday discussed within the framework of a win-win partnership, matters of mutual concern for...
Mosquito Net

Avoiding malaria: People living near dams must use bed nets

It is a good feeling to live near dams as one enjoys a pleasant atmosphere, which ensures good relaxation. However,...

$20 million national studio in the offing-Tourism Minister-designate

Dr Mohammed Awal, the Minister-designate for Tourism, Arts and Culture, says if given the nod, he will establish a $20 million ultramodern national film,...

GCNET appeals against Labour Court ruling on redundancy pay

The management of Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) has filed an application for an appeal against the recent Labour Court ruling that directed...
Near the scene of the killings in Celaya, Mexico, on Thursday night.Credit...EPA, via Shutterstock

Polish citizen dies in Mexico after his organs harvested

dpa/GNA - One Polish citizen died and another one is in hospital in a coma after their organs were harvested in Mexico, according...
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Mechanic convicted for stealing

The District Magistrate’s Court at Enchi, presided over by Mr Eric Baah Boateng, has sentenced a 24 year-old mechanic to 12 months imprisonment in...
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 will create more employment opportunities in pharmaceutical industry

Mr Ernest Bediako Sampong, the Chief Executive of Ernest Chemist, says the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will create more...

Satellites advance to semi-finals of CAF Under-20 AFCON

The National Under-20 Team, the Black Satellites have qualified to the semi-finals of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations...
Marine Drive project

Dr Awal pledges to accelerate Marine Drive Project

Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, the Minister-designate for Tourism, Arts and Culture, has promised to accelerate the development of the Marine Drive Project, which he...
Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey (seated 3rd left), Madam Finda Koroma (seated 2nd) and the Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Payin (seated middle) in a group photograph with participants

Traditional and religious leaders discuss ECOWAS Vision 2050

A consultative meeting with traditional and religious leaders on ECOWAS Vision 2050 was on Thursday held at the Ofori Panin Palace at Kyebi in...

Tapir interrupts school exam in Malaysia by falling into drain

dpa/GNA – Pupils in Malaysia suffering through a national school exam on Thursday were handed an unexpected delay when a surprise visitor appeared...

Footballers stand up against cyber mobbing in video

dpa/GNA - A group of footballers around Germany midfielder Toni Kroos are standing up against cyber mobbing in a video published on Thursday...
France have been hit with a COVID-19 outbreak and their match with Scotland has been called off

Six Nations: France v Scotland postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

dpa/GNA - Scotland's trip to France in rugby's Six Nations tournament on Sunday has been postponed after the hosts went into isolation following...

Violent clashes at Myanmar demonstrations as more sanctions imposed

dpa/GNA - People demonstrating against the military coup in Myanmar clashed with pro-military protesters on Thursday, while the military regime faced more sanctions...
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Illinois and Georgia House Representatives feud over LGBTQ rights

tca/dpa/GNA - Illinois U.S. Rep. Marie Newman’s push to pass a law that would ban discrimination against LGBTQ Americans has put her at...
Black Market For Babies

Russian officials uncover black market for babies, take 9 into care

dpa/GNA - Investigators in Russia arrested three men and a woman accused of running a black market for babies, they said on Thursday. Officials...
Germany Police

Germany raids target Islamist group linked to Berlin market attacker

dpa/GNA - Police conducted raids in the German capital and surrounding region on Thursday, targeting an Islamist group that has been linked to...
German Parliament

German parliament debates gender quota for top management

dpa/GNA - The German parliament was debating a draft law on Thursday that would enshrine a quota to ensure that there are more...

Armenians rally as premier accuses military of coup attempt

dpa/GNA - In the midst of a domestic political crisis, the Armenian military has sided with the opposition and demanded the resignation of...
European Union

EU divided on Covid-19 vaccine passports and border closures

dpa/GNA - The European Union's 27 leaders are debating their shared Covid-19 strategy on Thursday, with several member states vying to break rank...
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Ghana urged to focus on ‘cost effective’ LNG for economic growth

Although Ghana has decent amounts of natural gas, it would be “cost effective” for the country to import liquified natural gas (LNG), according to...
Covid Vaccines

Prague: France to help out battered Czech Republic with Covid vaccine

dpa/GNA – France will provide the Czech Republic with 100,000 coronavirus vaccine doses from its own quota to help out the country, which has...

Syria to start Covid-19 vaccination campaign next week

dpa/GNA - Syria will start rolling out Covid-19 vaccinations to health workers next week, Health Minister Hassan Ghabbash said on Thursday, after Damascus...

Lufthansa announces summer flight programme to overcome pandemic

dpa/GNA - German carrier Lufthansa announced on Thursday that it was launching a new programme of flights as part of an effort to...

Chief calls on government to halt LGBTQ activities

Nii Mensah Dza-Nyomo, the Chief of Musuku, a surburb of Kwabenya, has called on the Government to halt activities of lesbian, gay, bisexual,...
Pastor Bernard Korang

Avoid LGBTQI trend on social media – Reverend

Pastor Bernard Korang, Saki Circuit Pastor, Christ Apostolic Church International (CACI), on Thursday called for a holistic stakeholder approach to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,...

Former Tema East MP inspects road construction projects

Mr Nii Kwatei Titus Glover, former Member of Parliament for Tema East Constituency, on Thursday assured residents that all ongoing road construction projects initiated...
Mrs Freda Prempeh

Freda Prempeh: We need a real budget for housing

Madam Freda Prempeh, the Minister-of-State-designate for Works and Housing has advocated a budget for housing in the national efforts to roll out adequate and...