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CLOGSAG holds thanksgiving service

The Civil and Local Government Staff Association, Ghana (CLOGSAG), has held a Christian Thanksgiving Service as part of activities to mark the Association’s 2020...
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Peace Council to hold 2020 national youth for peace summit

The National Peace Council (NPC) is to organise a National Youth for Peace Summit to engage young people on the need for peace ahead...
UNITED NATIONS, July 28, 2020 (Xinhua) -- United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths (on the screen) briefs the Security Council on the situation in Yemen at the UN headquarters in New York, on July 28, 2020. The prolonged UN-brokered peace talks between the Yemeni government and the Houthi rebels might fail, UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths warned on Tuesday. (Eskinder Debebe/UN Photo/Handout via Xinhua)

Pakistani army chief, U.S. special envoy hold talks on Afghan peace process

Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa met with visiting U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad in Rawalpindi on...

Northern Mozambique to hold trade fairs promoting cashew nuts

Authorities in Mozambique's northern province of Cabo Delgado said they have approved the organization of two trade fairs aimed at promoting cashew nuts...
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Four countries hold military exercise in response to Turkish activity

A four-country air and sea military exercise involving France, Italy, Greece and Cyprus kicked off on Wednesday as a direct response to Turkish activities...
Elyes Fakhfakh, left, served as finance and tourism minister following the 2011 uprising [Tunisian Presidency/Anadolu]

Tunisian parliament to hold plenary session for vote of confidence in new government

Tunisia's Assembly of People's Representatives, or parliament, decided to hold a plenary session for the vote of confidence in the government of Prime...
ALGIERS, March 8, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Algerians gather in the center of Algiers, capital of Algeria, on March 8, 2020, to celebrate the International Women's Day. (Xinhua)

Algeria to hold referendum on new constitution on Nov. 1

Algeria will organize a referendum on the new constitution on November 1, the presidency announced in a statement on Monday. Algerian President...
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Republicans opposing Trump to hold alternative convention in Charlotte

A group of Republicans opposing U.S. President Donald Trump will hold an alternative event starting on Monday in Charlotte, North Carolina to the upcoming...
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FIFA to hold 70th Congress Online

World football governing body, FIFA, has announced that this year's Annual Congress will take place Online from Zurich, Switzerland, on Friday, 18 September 2020...
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo speaks after winning the vote in Mogadishu, Somalia, Feb. 8, 2017. Former Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo was elected new president of Somalia in a tightly contested polls held in Mogadishu on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Somali leaders vow to hold timely polls

Somali government and leaders of five regional states wrapped up a four-day meeting in Dhusamareb, the capital of Galmudug State, on Wednesday evening, resolving...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan president urges officials not to hold public gatherings amid COVID-19

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday urged government officials to avoid convening gatherings as the country battled the COVID-19 pandemic. In a...
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Turkey, Libya, Malta hold trilateral meeting

Turkey, Libya and Malta on Monday held a trilateral meeting in Turkish capital Ankara discussing cooperation and efforts to ensure stability in the eastern...

G20 economic ministers to hold digital meeting on recovery from COVID-19

Group 20 (G20) economic ministers will hold a ministerial meeting on July 22 and 23 to continue discussions on digital technologies that can prepare...

We hold the agenda for true change in Ghana – PPP

The Progressive People's Party (PPP) says it holds the agenda for “true change” in Ghana’s development aspirations. It will, therefore, pursue aggressive policies to rejuvenate...
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Egyptian, British FMs hold phone talk on developments in Palestine, Libya, Nile Dam dispute

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his British counterpart Dominic Raab held a phone conversation on Tuesday to discuss regional issues including the Palestinian-Israeli...

IMF to hold video conference sessions on Zambia

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will conduct a virtual consultative and information exchange for Zambia from June 22 to July 1, a senior government...

Covid 19: NSCDC recruitment process is on hold

The attention of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has been drawn to the activities of some fraudulent persons using various dubious...
Protesters lie down for a minute of silence in the position George Floyd was in when he died during a rally against police brutality and the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Seattle, Washington, U.S. June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

UN rights body to hold urgent debate on racism

The UN Human Rights Council has decided to hold an urgent debate on "current racially inspired human rights violations" Wednesday during its resumed 43rd...
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45th SWAG Awards Put On Hold

The annual Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Awards has been put on hold as the executives and planning committee plan for a new...
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Malawi to hold elections in July amid COVID-19

Malawi is going to host another presidential elections on July 2 this year. The development has come amidst a time when almost every country...
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Ghana Leagues remain on hold over COVID-19

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) on Wednesday announced that the 2019/20 football season remains on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
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Nigerian president and Trump hold phone conversation over COVID-19

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and the United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday had a phone conversation to discuss the latest developments related to...

EAC ministers hold meeting over cross-border COVID-19 infections

East African Community (EAC) health ministers on Friday held a virtual meeting over the increase of cross-border COVID-19 infections, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said. ...
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China’s local governments to hold annual ‘two sessions’ soon

Local governments in China are to hold the annual “two sessions” - the people’s congresses as well as political consultative conferences - considered significant...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzania to hold general elections as planned despite COVID-19 outbreak

Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Thursday the country's October 2020 general elections will be held as planned despite the COVID-19 outbreak. ...
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Ghana FA Executives Hold Talks With English FA

Executives of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), on Wednesday, met the leadership of the English Football Association at their headquarters at Wembley, London. High on...
China's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Zhang Jun (C, Front) addresses a Security Council open debate on upholding the UN Charter at the UN headquarters in New York, on Jan. 9, 2020. Zhang Jun on Thursday reaffirmed China's commitment to upholding multilateralism as well as the purposes and principles of the UN Charter. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

UN Security Council to hold debate on multilateralism during China’s presidency

The UN Security Council will hold a debate on multilateralism with the attendance of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on March 19 during the presidency...
President Xi Jinping inspects COVID-19 scientific research at the Academy of Military Medical Sciences in Beijing, March 2, 2020. (Xinhua/Ju Peng)

Conspiracy theories won’t hold water when evaluated with science, rationality

By Zhong Sheng Groundless conspiracy theories on the origin of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were cooked up by certain Westerners and Western media, as the...
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Malawi to hold fresh presidential poll in May this year

Malawi Parliament Monday agreed that the country's fresh presidential poll should be held on May 19 this year following the constitutional court's Feb. 3...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to hold ministerial meeting on Nile dam in Washington

The Egyptian government announced on Monday that a meeting of foreign and water ministers of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on the disputed Grand Ethiopian...