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Alfred Obeng picks form for NPP primaries

Mr Alfred Obeng- Boateng,an NPP Parliamentary Aspirant, has picked a nomination form, to contest for election as Member of Parliament for the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Constituency,...

Brazil’s Carnival expected to inject US$1.9 billion into economy

Brazil's upcoming Carnival celebrations are projected to inject about 8 billion reals (around 1.88 billion U.S. dollars) into the economy, the country's National Confederation...
Nigeria police

Police say 26 killed in central Nigeria attacks

A total of 26 people were killed in recent attacks in Nigeria's central Plateau State, local police said Monday. Up to 190...

3 killed in Nigeria road crash

A road crash along a major route in southwest Nigeria on Monday killed three people and injured 14 others, according to local police. ...

Results of Democratic caucuses in Iowa delayed due to “quality checks”

Results of Democratic caucuses in Iowa were delayed due to "quality checks," Iowa Democratic Party (IDP) Communications Director Mandy McClure said on Monday night. ...
jail bars

Court sentences driver for stealing from passenger

An Accra Circuit Court, on Monday, fined a driver, Isaac Cudjoe, 250 penalty units ( equivalent to GHC3,000.00) for stealing a travelling bag...
impeachment trial

U.S. House managers, Trump’s lawyers clash in closing arguments, as Senate impeachment trial nears...

U.S. House impeachment managers and President Donald Trump's defense team clashed Monday in their closing arguments of the Senate impeachment trial. In...

FIFA wants CAF to source US$1 billion from the financial market

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), wants the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to source for one billion dollars in the form...

FOSDA urges EC, stakeholders to put Ghana first

The Foundation for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA) Monday urged the Electoral Commission to be sensitive to the political undertones of its decisions...

Government to support assembling of Phototherapy equipment for Neonatal Jaundice

Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, Advisor to the President on Health said, the government as part of plans to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) is...

Shea processors receive support to increase production

The Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA), an international economic development organisation based in Canada, has signed a Matching Grant Agreement with 10 shea processing...
UN Security Council

UN Security Council to hear briefing from Kushner on controversial Mideast peace plan

The Security Council will hear a briefing behind closed doors from Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's senior adviser, on the U.S.-proposed Middle East...
Borussia Dortmund

Long-forgotten Dortmund on its way to German title

By Oliver Trust Fans of Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig, and Borussia Moenchengladbach currently might be full of worries turning their heads to...

WHO praises China’s effective control measures, calls for world preparedness, not panic

World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday spoke highly of China's effective control measures to combat the novel coronavirus outbreak, and called on all countries...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Palestine slams Netanyahu’s meeting with Sudanese leader

Palestine on Monday slammed the meeting between Israeli prime minister and Sudanese leader in Uganda, an official of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) said in...
oil-gas refinery

Oil prices drop amid demand worries

Oil prices extended losses on Monday as concerns over weakening demand for the energy persist, weighing on the market. The West Texas...
Boy writing at school

At least 13 killed following stampede in Kenyan school

At least 13 pupils were killed and 39 others injured on Monday following a stampede at a school in Kakamega County in western Kenya,...
novel coronavirus

UK funds development of new vaccines for coronavirus

The British government announced Monday that it has pledged a substantial amount of funds to develop new vaccines against the novel coronavirus and other...
African Union headquarters

Continental peace, stability to drive Africa’s sustainable development – Experts

African experts and policymakers on Monday stressed the crucial need to ensure continental peace and stability as a crucial imperative towards effectively harnessing Africa's...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Assin South gets new Presiding Member

The Assin South District Assembly on Monday elected Mr. Emmanuel Boadi as the new Presiding Member (PM) after he failed the first attempt on...

Experimental HIV vaccine regimen proves ineffective

The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) announced Monday that the four-year clinical trial of an investigational HIV vaccine regimen proved...
impeachment trial

U.S. Senate back in session for closing arguments of Trump impeachment trial

The U.S. Senate went back in session Monday morning for closing arguments of the ongoing impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. House...
bomb blast

Somalia blast kills 4

At least four people were killed and two others injured in a landmine explosion at the roadside in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Monday, officials...

Drones force temporary closure of airspace around Madrid’s airport

The airspace over and around Madrid's Adolfo Suarez-Barajas airport was closed to air traffic for more than an hour on Monday after drones were...
Russian soldier

10 Tanzanian soldiers die during military training

At least 10 soldiers with the Tanzania People's Defense Forces (TPDF) have died during military training, the Chief of Defense Forces, General Venance Mabeyo,...

Let’s go into the primaries with decorum – Gifty Twum-Ampofo

The Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North Constituency, Ms Gifty Twum-Ampofo has called on aspirants who have picked nomination forms in the Constituency...
Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel remains Germany’s most popular politician

Chancellor Angela Merkel remains Germany's most popular politician, according to a poll conducted by the opinion research institute Forsa and published on Monday. ...
Puzzle with printed EU and UK flags is seen in this illustration taken November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

UK to seek Canada-style trade deal with EU – Boris Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday that Britain will seek a Canada-style trade agreement with the European Union (EU) as part of its...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO chief denounces unnecessary interference with int’l travel, trade during coronavirus outbreak

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday that he sees "no reason" for unnecessary interference with international travel and trade...

China’s Wuhan suspends immigration administration services

Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, has suspended immigration administration services as part of the prevention and control measures of the novel coronavirus...