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Trucks queue after deadly attack on drivers in Cameroon-CAR border

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Hundreds of trucks lined roads leading to the normally bustling Garoua-Boulai border town in Cameroon's East region on Tuesday, after a deadly attack on...
Tigray And Regions

Somalia denies troops fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict

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The Somali government has denied claims that its troops had participated in fighting during the conflict in northern Ethiopia's Tigray region. Osman...
Uganda Map

Uganda faces foreign pressure amid election process

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The U.S. envoy to Uganda has been denied access to the country's opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi, who was incumbent President Yoweri Museveni's closest rival...
bomb blast

3 killed in roadside blast in Somali capital

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Two Somali government officials and their driver were killed in a roadside blast on the outskirts of Somali capital, Mogadishu on Tuesday. ...
Covid Recovery Plans

Five MMDAs launch COVID-19 Recovery Plans

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COVID-19 Recovery Plans and Integrated Assembly Financing Frameworks (IAFF) have been launched for five Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to help them build...
Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo names Jubilee House officials

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday night called his core second term administrative staff for the Jubilee House. Immediate former Chief of staff, Madam...
Covid Post X

COVID-19: Ghana confirms 6 more deaths

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Ghana's COVID-19 death toll surged to 358 from a previous 352 after six new deaths were confirmed by the Ghana Health Service on...
Ghana police

Police caution youth against lawlessness

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Mr Samuel Monney, Commissioner of Police (COP) the Director General, Technical Unit of the Ghana Police Service, has cautioned the youth against vandalizing Police...
John Dramani Mahama

Mr Mahama files motion asking the EC to admit error in Presidential election results

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The 2020 Presidential candidate for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, has filed a motion at the Supreme Court asking the...
Politics Parliament Military

Events in Parliament were chaotic and reprehensible-Bishop Mante

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Most Rev Gabriel Mante, Bishop of Jasikan Diocese of the Catholic Church has said the events of January 8th to elect a speaker for...
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Election Petition: GBC needs over GH¢600k for live coverage

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The State Broadcaster, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), needs about GHC600,000 for the live coverage of the 2020 Election Petition, the Ghana News Agency (GNA)...
Melania Trump Mc Afd B F D A Ce Fa F

Melania Trump says first lady role was ‘greatest honour’ of her life

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dpa/GNA - Melania Trump said Monday her role as US first lady has been "the greatest honour of my life" in a farewell...
Biden

Biden inaugural rehearsal evacuated amid fire near US Capitol

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tca/dpa/GNA - The US Capitol was briefly locked down Monday after a fire broke out a few blocks away in the middle of a...
travel

Biden team rejects Trump plan to lift travel limits on Europe, Brazil

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dpa/GNA - Outgoing US President Donald Trump on Monday said limits on arrivals from Europe and Brazil will be lifted from January 26, though...
Twitter

Turkey turns screws on Twitter, Periscope with advertising bans

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dpa/GNA - Turkey has imposed advertising bans on Twitter and other social media platforms in line with a new law that critics warn...
Cars

Europe’s new car registrations continue to decline

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dpa/GNA - Europe's new car registrations continued to fall in December, data published by the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association, or ACEA, showed on Tuesday. Car...
earth tremor

Magnitude-6.4 quake strikes Argentina-Chile border region

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dpa/GNA - A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck Argentina on Monday night near the border with Chile, the US Geological Service (USGS) and Argentinian authorities said. The...
Aerial photo shows an excavator working on damaged buildings during a search operation after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, Jan. 17, 2021. The death toll of a 6.2-magnitude earthquake that struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province has risen to 73 with over 27,000 people taking shelters, the National Disaster Management Agency said on Sunday. (Photo by Niaz Syarief/Xinhua)

Indonesian president visits quake-hit town

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dpa/GNA – Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Tuesday visited the province where at least 84 people were killed in a 6.2-magnitude earthquake last...
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15 sleeping workers crushed under truck in India

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dpa/GNA - At least 15 labourers were crushed to death by a truck in India early Tuesday while they were sleeping by a...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Taliban kills at least 20 soldiers in northern Afghanistan

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dpa/GNA - Taliban attacks left at least 20 soldiers dead in two parts of Afghanistan’s northern Kunduz province, provincial council chief Yousuf Ayoubi...
Pakistan

Pakistani opposition protests PM Khan over campaign fund allegations

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dpa/GNA - Pakistan's opposition began gathering Tuesday for a protest against Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is accused of raising campaign funds illegally...
sanctions

US announces sanctions on Russian ship over Nord Stream 2 pipeline

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dpa/GNA - The US government plans to impose sanctions on the Russian lay barge Fortuna on Tuesday for its involvement in the Nord...
Germany

More than half of German firms expect skilled labour shortage

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dpa/GNA - More than half of German firms are expecting skilled labour shortages to be an issue for them again in 2021. Some 54 per...
Quality inspectors on Sinovac vaccine production lines use digital technology platforms to monitor the quality and efficiency of vaccine packaging on December 20. Photos: Li Hao/Global Times

Brazil starts coronavirus vaccine campaign a day after authorization

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dpa/GNA,- Brazil started its nationwide coronavirus vaccination campaign on Monday, just a day after an emergency authorization for the SinoVac and AstraZeneca jabs. The campaign...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Merkel, premiers to extend lockdown as Germany braces for new strains

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dpa/GNA - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the nation's 16 state premiers are expected to extend an ongoing coronavirus lockdown in talks on...
A view of Jerusalem's Old City | Photo: Reuters/Ronen Zvulun

Israel confirms record number of new virus cases, vaccinations

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dpa/GNA - Israel on Tuesday confirmed a record 10,021 new coronavirus cases, the Health Ministry said, as the country continues to vaccinate its...
vaccine

EU Commission wants 70 percent vaccination rate in bloc by summer

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dpa/GNA - Up to 70 per cent of adults in the European Union should be vaccinated against the coronavirus by summer, according to...
Photo taken on Oct. 19, 2020 shows the Tesla China-made Model 3 vehicles which will be exported to Europe at Waigaoqiao port in Shanghai, east China, Oct. 19, 2020. U.S. carmaker Tesla announced on Monday that it would export the made-in-China Model 3 to Europe, marking another important milestone for its Shanghai Gigafactory. The first batch of exported sedans will leave Shanghai next Tuesday and arrive at the port of Zeebrugge in Belgium at the end of November before being sold in European countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Switzerland. (Xinhua/Wang Xiang)

Tesla starts delivery of China-Manufactured Model Y

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dpa/afx/GNA - Tesla has reportedly started delivering China-produced Model Y crossovers, a significant achievement for the US luxury electric car maker in the...
CEDI CRISIS

‘I won’t be part of cedi rescue committee’- NDC MP

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Mr Benjamin Kpodo, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ho Central in the Volta Region has declined invitation to serve on the 40-member Committee set...
Cameroon and Chad

7 killed in Cameroon bridge collapse

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Seven people were confirmed dead and 14 others seriously injured on Sunday after a bridge collapsed in Massok, a locality in Cameroon's Littoral region,...