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Kweku Darlington, Kweku Flick, Yaw Tog drop steady bars on “Sika Aba Fie”

Ghanaian rapper and songwriter Kweku Darlington has release his much awaited “Sika Aba Fie” single featuring Yaw Tog and Kweku Flick. ...
Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases near 3.87 million – Africa CDC

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,869,522 as of Friday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Biden warns Iran to “be careful” after United States airstrikes

U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday warned Iran to "be careful" when asked what message he was sending to Iran with the airstrikes in...

United States strike kills 22 in eastern Syria

U.S. military air strikes in eastern Syria have killed at least 22 pro-Iran fighters before daybreak Friday, a war monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for...
Migrants are rescued by the Libyan Coast Guard in Tripoli, Libya, Nov. 29, 2019. The Libyan Coast Guard on Friday rescued more than 200 migrants off the country's western coast, the International Organization for Migration in Libya (IOM Libya) said. Libya has become a preferred departure point for migrants hoping to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe due to the insecurity and chaos in the North African country following the 2011 uprising that toppled former leader Muammar Gaddafi. (Photo by Hamza Turkia/Xinhua)

More than 150 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Friday that more than 150 illegal migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast. "Over 150 migrants...
Ethiopian Tigray

WFP appeals for US$107 million to tackle food security in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) on Friday appealed for an urgent 107 million U.S. dollars to meet its emergency response requirements in...
World Health Day

Africa’s universal health coverage agenda on course amid COVID-19 shocks

The quest to achieve universal health coverage (UHC) in Africa has gained momentum despite COVID-19 related disruptions, an expert said on Friday. Rispah Walumbe, Health...

African experts urge investments in nutrition

Robust investment in food security and nutrition programs tailor-made for vulnerable demographics including children, women and the elderly is key to hastening Africa's recovery...
Politics Ghana Spain

Ghana appeals to Spain for UN Security Council bid

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration-designate, has requested Spain to support Ghana’s candidature for a non-permanent seat on the...
Social Covax Vaccines

COVID-19 Vaccine is free and doesn’t cause impotence – Ghana Health Service

Dr Kwame Amponsa-Achiano, the Programme Manager, Expanded Programme on Immunization, Ghana Health Service, says the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine being deployed to protect Ghanaians...

4 killed in road crash in northwest Nigeria

A road crash along a major route in Jigawa state, northwest Nigeria on Friday killed four people and injured five others, according to local...

Zambia dismisses reports of rejection of envoy in Tanzania

Zambian authorities on Friday dismissed reports that the country's newly-appointed envoy to Tanzanian has been rejected. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Public Relations...

Namibia raises fuel prices for March, as COVID-19 vaccine rollouts influence the international oil...

Namibia's price of petrol will increase by 80 Namibia cents (about 5 U.S. cents) per liter and that of diesel by 80 cents per...

Stronger laws urged to end elephant poaching in Africa

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) on Friday called for the strengthening of laws in Africa to end elephant poaching. Legal frameworks for...
Ghana Premier League

Ghana to introduce referee assessors and independent observers

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) announced here Friday it will introduce referee assessors and independent observers for the second round of the Ghana Premier...
Social Arhr Workshop

ARHR calls on government to improve PHC systems

The Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR), has called on government to urgently improve Primary Health Care (PHC) infrastructure, staffing and systems for effective...
One-District-One-Factory project

1D1F is a revolutionary invention since independence – Alan Kyerematen

Minister Designate for Trade and Industry Alan Kyerematen on Friday described the One District, One Factory (1D1F) flagship programme of the Akufo-Addo Government as...

Kumasi to become Ghana’s second industrial city – Alan Kyerematen

Trade and Industry Minister-designate, Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, on Friday, announced, that the Free Zones Enclave in Kumasi would be turned into Ghana’ second industrial...

Tema residents react to retirement age extension

Some Tema Residents on Friday expressed divergent positions on calls for a review of retirement age for public service workers from 60 to 65...
Education Schools Desk

Naaga public basic schools receive nose masks and dual desks

Dr Julius Awini, the Managing Director of the Hydronomics Limited, a private Ghanaian company has donated to public basic schools in Naaga in the...
Social Okuapemhene Donation

Okuapemhene donates to Schools in Akropong

The Okuapemhene, Oseadeeyo Kwasi Akuffo III, marks his 35th birthday with donation of hygiene and health packs to Akropong School of the Blind, Presbyterian...
© Jane Barlow Jaclyn McGowan leaves Perth Sheriff Court (Jane Barlow/PA)

Faked pregnancy with one-night stand nets woman 150 hours in Scotland

dpa/GNA - A woman in Scotland who faked a pregnancy for months to keep a relationship with a one-night stand going has been...
Sierra Leone Prison

More violence in Ecuador prison a day after deadly mutinies

dpa/GNA - Ecuadorian police reported further prison violence on Wednesday, a day after more than 70 people were killed in four prison mutinies...
International Olympic Committee (IOC)

Brisbane installed by IOC as preferred bidder for 2032 Olympic Games

dpa/GNA - The Olympic Games could return to Australia in 2032, after Brisbane and the state of Queensland was installed as the preferred...
Coronavirus Variant Illustration Of V

Virus closes Budapest basilica, with one priest dead, others infected

dpa/GNA - The largest Catholic church in Budapest is closing its doors because of the coronavirus pandemic. On Friday, the parish priest of St...
Reverend Dr Seth Senyo Agidi

Pre-burial service held for late Moderator of E.P Church

A pre-burial service has been held in Ho for the late Very Reverend Dr. Seth Senyo Agidi, immediate past Moderator of the Evangelical Presbyterian...
multi-storey car park

Man parks in multi-storey car park – then looks for car for 3 weeks

dpa/GNA - A man from a small town in north-western Germany on the Dutch border lost his bearings so badly in the "big...

Muslim parents urged to educate their children against the LGBTQI

Al-Sheik Ilyas Ali Mushkir, Imam of the Kibilatain Mosque at Sawaba in the Asokore Mampong Municipality, has called on Muslim parents to counsel their...
AFP/File / Josep Lago Barcelona's Lionel Messi is a five-time World Player of the Year who has also won more than 100 caps for Argentina

Messi scores twice as Barcelona move back to third

dpa/GNA - Barcelona moved back to third in La Liga thanks to Lionel Messi inspiring a 3-0 win over Elche at the Camp...
Tiger Woods car accident

LA sheriff: Tiger Woods crash was an accident, no charges planned

dpa/GNA - No charges against Tiger Woods are being pursued after the golf star was involved in a single-car rollover crash that injured...