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At least 2,500 illegal miners arrested in Zimbabwe

At least 2,500 illegal miners have been arrested in Zimbabwe in an effort to thwart illegal mining and violence in the country. ...
Biometric Voter Registration

Massive crowds protest proposed new voters register in Ghana

A huge crowd of Ghanaians took to the streets in the Northern regional capital Tamale (620 kilometers north of the capital) on Saturday to...

Ghana, Turkey sign MoU towards diplomatic enriching archives

Ghana's Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Ministry has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its Turkish counterpart for cooperation in...
Chinese Spring Festival

Chinese Spring Festival display mesmerizes Zambian audience

Zambian audience on Saturday expressed great admiration at the cultural display exhibited at the 2020 Chinese Spring Festival in Zambia. The Zambians...

Zambia calls for embracing Chinese cultural values

The Zambian government on Friday called for the need to deepen the understanding of Chinese cultural values. Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph...
President Trump: I commend the policemen who prevented this incident from becoming a disaster

Trump goes after Democrats over impeachment

U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at Democrats on Saturday over his impeachment by the House and a delayed trial in the Senate. ...

Six children with communication challenges receive assistive devices

Six families raising children with communication challenges have each received an assistive device, Grid Pad, and trained on how to use them to enhance...

OIC of Ho Female Prisons retires

The Ghana Prisons Service has organised a pull-out ceremony for the retiring Officer-In-Charged (OIC) of the Ho Female Prisons, Madam Clarissa Catherine Addo Dankwa. ...

Menzgold customers to appear in court next week

The more than ninety customers of Menzgold, who were arrested and granted bail, are being processed for court next week. ...

CPP not in favour of new voter register compilation

The 16 regional chairpersons of the Conventions People’s Party (CPP) have said they are not in favour of the Electoral...

Hohoe Municipal Assembly registers 39 marriages in 2019

Thirty nine customary marriages were successfully registered and celebrated at the Hohoe Municipal Assembly in the Volta Region in 2019. ...

Fire Service to be better positioned to enhance work

The Government has assured the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) that by the middle of 2020 its regulation...

GNFS to commence construction of burns hospital in first quarter

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has revealed that by the first quarter of 2020 the burns hospital project will commence. ...

‘Government will use due processes to reclaim encroached state lands’

Mr Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has reaffirmed government's resolve to reclaiming all state acquired lands that have been encroached...

Gender Minister visits former Juvenile Centre at Essipon

The former Juvenile Correction and Remand Centre at Essipon will soon receive a facelift to serve its current mandate as a vocational training school. ...

Don’t be afraid of death

Christians have been urged not to be afraid of death because it marks an important transition in their lives. Reverend Lawrence Kwesi Tete, Minister...

Ghana ports to see more cargo volumes in 2020.

Ghana’s ports will anchor increases in cargo volumes in 2020 following the positioning of Tema and Takoradi Ports as transhipment and...

Be disciplined and dedicated – Prison Officer urges workers

A Deputy Superintendent of Prison (DSP) Doris Gidimajor of the Sunyani Central Prison has urged public sector workers, particularly newly-recruited employees, to be disciplined...
Voters' register

‘EC has discretionary powers to compile new voters register’

Dr Eric Oduro Osae, the Dean of Studies and Research, Institute of Local Government Studies, says the Electoral Commission has the discretionary powers and...

Foreign Minister in Turkey for two-day working visit

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, is in Turkey for a two-day working visit at the invitation of...

Cocoa Farmers urged to patronise PBC’s services to enjoy pension

strong>Cocoa farmers have been encouraged to patronise the services of the Produce Buying Company (PBC) to benefit from the new pension scheme instituted...

Ablekuma Central cuts sod for three-storey office complex

Madam Mariama Karley Amui, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Ablekuma Central, has cut the sod for the construction of a three-storey office complex...
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei prays near the coffins of Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, head of the elite Quds Force, and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, who were killed in an air strike at Baghdad airport, in Tehran, Iran January 6, 2020. Official Khamenei website/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

Iranian supreme leader urges probe over Ukrainian plane crash

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday urged relevant authorities to conduct investigations over "possible shortcomings" leading to the recent crash of a...
Australia bushfires

Australian bushfire crisis could worsen – Angus Campbell

The head of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has warned that the worse of the nation's bushfire crisis could still be yet to come. ...
People attend the funeral ceremony of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran, Jan. 6, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of Iranians in Tehran on Monday mourned the assassination of Qassem Soleimani. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

U.S.-Iran tension: Pakistan vows not to be part of others’ war

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said Pakistan will never become part of anyone's war, but his country will play a role for promoting peace...
Photo provided by Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows the test-fire of another new weapon of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Aug. 10, 2019. Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), has guided the test-fire of another new weapon, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Sunday. (KCNA/Handout via Xinhua)

Nuke talks only possible when U.S. “fully” accepts demands – DPRK official

A senior official of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said here on Saturday that dialogue with the United States can resume only...
Real Madrid

History points to close game as Real and Atletico line up in Jeddah

Atletico Madrid will face local rivals Real Madrid in the final of the Spanish Super Cup in the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in...
Ukrainian plane crash

Ukrainian president demands punishment, compensation from Iran for plane crash

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday insisted on Iran's "full admission of guilt" in the downing of Ukrainian Airlines flight 752, which resulted in...
Ukrainian plane crash

Iran confirms “human error” in Ukrainian plane crash

Iran's armed forces on Saturday confirmed that an "unintentional" missile launch by the country's military was the cause of the Ukrainian International Airlines passenger...
The Sultan of Oman Qaboos bin Said

State media say Sultan of Oman dies

The Sultan of Oman Qaboos bin Said passed away on Friday evening, Oman's state media reported early Saturday. "The Diwan of Royal...