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Egypt issues electronic smart cards to farmers to digitize agricultural sector

The Egyptian government is carrying out a key program of issuing electronic smart cards to farmers nationwide with the aim of eliminating administrative corruption,...

Zimbabwean teachers to boycott classes over contentious issues

Teacher unions in Zimbabwe said Tuesday they will not report for duty next Monday when schools reopen due to some contentious issues. ...
Cambodian peacekeepers prepare to leave for Mali and South Sudan, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, April 7, 2015. Cambodia sent 461 military personnel on Tuesday, including 29 females, to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in the conflict-torn West African nations of Mali and South Sudan. (Xinhua/Sovannara)

China issues white paper on its armed forces’ participation in UN peacekeeping operations

China on Friday released a white paper on the participation of the country's armed forces in the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping operations. ...
Gender violence

Fiji needs more safe houses to address issues of gender based violence: official

Safe houses should be more accessible to victims of gender-based violence in Fiji, a Fijian minister said Tuesday. Speaking at a consultation...

Angola, DR Congo discuss security issues along border

Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) came together on Monday in Luanda to debate security issues along their common border. ...
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Stakeholders call for a collective approach to tackle issues affecting children

Stakeholders at a forum in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region have called for collaboration among various mandated institutions to tackle issues affecting the...
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Egyptian, French leaders discuss regional issues

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron discussed on Friday the developments of several regional issues, including the situation in...
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Ghanaian traders call on ECOWAS president to resolve trade-related issues

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) on Wednesday urged the newly-elected Chairman for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Ghanian President...

Cyprus issues hot weather red alert

Cyprus' Meteorological Service issued a hot weather red alert on Monday, forecasting a high temperature of 44 degrees Celsius in the eastern Mediterranean...

Rwanda issues international arrest warrant against ex-intelligence chief for genocide crimes

Rwanda has issued an international arrest warrant against the former military intelligence chief due to genocide crimes, an official said on Wednesday. ...

Court issues bench warrant over dud cheques

An Accra Circuit Court has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of a trader over an alleged issue of dud cheques. Kwame Adjei is...

FAA issues emergency order for inspection of certain Boeing 737 jets

U.S. airlines have received an emergency order issued by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) directing an inspection of critical engine parts of certain...
Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered issues 1st international yuan-denominated letter of credit using blockchain

Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) has recently facilitated the completion of the first international yuan-denominated Letter of Credit (LC) transaction using blockchain, signifying an important...
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IOM issues US$86.2 million emergency appeal for COVID-19 response in Nigeria

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday issued an 86.2 million U.S. dollar emergency appeal to respond to COVID-19 in Nigeria and its...
Ghana Rugby

Ghana Rugby Issues “COVID-19 Policy & Strategy”

The President and Board Chairman of Ghana Rugby, Mr Herbert Mensah has issued a statement to the Ghana Rugby Family and Friends in which...
Rugby Ghana

Ghana Rugby Issues Draft Blueprint For Stakeholder Input

The Ghana Rugby Football Union (Ghana Rugby) has issued a “Ghana Rugby 2020 Blueprint” for study and input by its stakeholders. The Blueprint follows the...

Uganda issues stringent measures to airlines from countries heavily affected by COVID-19

,Uganda's aviation regulatory body has issued stringent guidelines that airlines flying from heavily affected novel coronavirus (COVID-19) countries must follow. The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority...
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Ghana Rugby Issues Fundraising Toolkit For Clubs

Ghana Rugby has issued a “Club Fundraising Template” to its Regional Associations and their Members, the Clubs, as one of the outcomes of the...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses his Bharatiya Janata Party's rally in New Delhi, India, on Dec. 22, 2019. Narendra Modi on Sunday refuted allegations that his government is discriminatory in the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) which has triggered massive protests nationwide. (Photo by Partha Sarkar/Xinhua)

Indian police issues shoot-at-sight orders as death toll reaches 13 in citizenship law-related violence

Indian police on Tuesday evening issued shoot-at-sight orders in the affected areas in New Delhi, as communal violence over the controversial citizenship law intensifies...
Five hundred automobiles manufactured by a Chinese carmaker are about to be shipped to the Netherlands at a dock of Lianyungang port, east China’s Jiangsu province, Feb. 3, 2020. Photo by Wang Chun, People’s Daily Online

China issues concrete policies to stabilize foreign trade amid epidemic

By Qiu Haifeng Relevant departments of China recently rolled out policies to help enterprises create a favorable business environment to facilitate foreign trade amid the...

Bank of Greece issues commemorative coins to mark 2,500th anniversary of historic battles

The Bank of Greece (BoG) has just issued a series of commemorative coins to mark the 2,500th anniversary of the battle of Thermopylae and...
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South African court issues arrest warrant for former president Jacob Zuma

Pietermaritzburg High Court Judge Dhaya Pillay on Tuesday issued a warrant of arrest against former South African President Jacob Zuma in an effort to...

Uganda issues protest note to Rwanda over cross-border killings

Uganda on Tuesday issued a protest note to neighboring Rwanda over what it called continued killings by Rwandan security personnel along the shared border. ...
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GFA Presidential Debate: Nana Yaw Amponsah, Kurt Okraku And Fred Pappoe On Top Of...

A historic night on Monday saw the five candidates for the Ghana FA top job engage in a hearty Presidential Debate to a national...

South African government issues US$5 billion bonds in international markets

The South African government has managed to issue to two bonds worth 5 billion U.S. dollars in international markets, the National Treasury announced on...

Ghana issues polio alert after confirmed case

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Friday said it was working with its partners to contain an outbreak of polio in Chereponi, some 610...
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South Sudan says optimistic of accomplishing outstanding issues amid delay fears

South Sudan on Wednesday said it's on course to accomplish all the outstanding issues within the remaining three months of the extended pre-transitional period...
Stone Town, Tanzania - September 9, 2015: View on typical narrow Stone Town street with souvenir shops on Zanzibar island. Man is sitting on a small chair in front of his shop. Bikes and motors are parked on the street.Typical buildings with Arabic and Indian influance.

Tanzanian PM issues ultimatum to 8 regions to set up economic empowerment guidance

Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Saturday issued a one-year ultimatum to eight regions in the east African nation to set up guidance on...
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Forest Commission finds issues with report on forest cover loss

The Forestry Commission has described as inaccurate a report by the World Resources Institute (WRI) claiming that Ghana witnessed a 60 per cent change...
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Kris Boyson was of great assistance to Katie Prince during her mental health issues

The 30-year-old fitness trainer spoke candidly last week about his own battle with depression and he claims he and his girlfriend offer one another...