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DRC authorities identify FDLR rebels responsible for Italian ambassador’s death

Authorities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Monday evening identified rebels of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR)...
European Union

EU pledges continued support for Tanzania’s investment drive

The European Union (EU) has pledged continued support to Tanzania's efforts aimed at improving the investment environment in the east African nation, a statement...
Bus passengers sanitize their hands in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda, March 14, 2020. Rwanda on Saturday registered its first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the ministry of health said here. (Xinhua/Cyril Ndegeya)

Rwandan capital Kigali reports rising cases due to increased movements, complacency

A Rwandan health official on Saturday said Kigali recently reporting more new COVID-19 cases than other places in Rwanda is due to increased movements,...
mobile phone

Mobile phone users continue to boom in Botswana

Botswana's mobile telephone users keep soaring, according to the latest figures from the country's data authority. Statistics Botswana's latest Information and Communications...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases surpass 60,000

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ghana exceeded 60,000, with 635 new infections recorded on Saturday, said the Ghana Health Service (GHS). ...

COVID-19: Ghana records more than 600 daily infections

Ghana's COVID-19 active cases have seen a further surge to 2,799 on Saturday following the confirmation of 635 new cases of infections. ...
Professor Joseph Teye

Increase conflicts led to high forced displacement situations in sub-region-Prof Teye

Professor Joseph Teye, the Director, Centre for Migration Studies (CMS) at University of Ghana, Legon has said a sharp increase in conflict situations in...
Reverend Dr Lawrence Tetteh Former President Rawlings

Reverend Dr Lawrence Tetteh eulogises former President Rawlings

Reverend Dr Lawrence Tetteh, the President of the Worldwide Miracle Outreach, on Saturday eulogised the late President Jerry John Rawlings, affectionately called Papa J,...
First Lady

Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo’s first-term of impressive service to Ghana

Mrs Rebecca Naa Okaikor Akufo-Addo has retained the First Lady title once again on the backdrop of the New Patriotic Party’s victory in the...

Child Rights Coalition seeks justice for baby theft victims

The Ghana NGO Coalition on the Rights of the Child (GNCRC) has expressed disappointment about the incident of “baby harvesting and child trafficking” at...
Peter Amewu

Government delivers on mandate when people work hard – Amewu

Mr John-Peter Amewu, Member of Parliament (MP) for Hohoe Constituency, has said government could only deliver on its mandate when people work hard. ...
Hydrogen Peroxide

Use of Hydrogen Peroxide inactivates coronavirus – Study

An ongoing observational study has proven that the use of Hydrogen Peroxide (HP) prevents people from contracting the COVID-19. The study experimented...

85 people arrested for not wearing nose masks in Koforidua

Eighty–five persons have been arrested in Koforidua for failing to wear the mandatory nose mask. They were arrested within...
Wpid John Dramani Mahama

Petitioner’s case is grounded on extreme speculations – EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) says Mr John Dramani Mahama's election petition is grounded on extreme speculations and ought to be dismissed by the Supreme...
Dan Botwe

Okere District Assembly congratulates Dan Botwe

The Okere District Assembly has congratulated Mr Daniel Kweku Botwe on his new appointment as the Minister for Local Government, Decentralization and Rural Development...
former President Jerry John Rawlings

Former President Rawlings’ four-day state funeral begins on Sunday

The four-day state funeral of former President Jerry John Rawlings, who passed away on Thursday November 12, 2020, begins on Sunday, January 24. According to...

Fire guts seven shops in Wa ‘Kejetia’ Market

Fire razed seven shops at the Wa ‘Kejetia’ market in the early hours of Saturday, officials say. The owners of the...
Golden Sunbeam School

Golden Sunbeam school invests in COVID-19 safety equipment

Management of the Golden Sunbeam International School at Adentan in Accra has invested over $100,000 in COVID-19 safety equipment to make the campus safe...
Education Language Campaign

Bono Language campaigning board inaugurated

A seven-member board to lead campaigners for the indigenous Bono language to be taught in school and recognized nationwide and globally has been inaugurated. ...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Bono East Minister designate is highly principled and disciplined –Residents

A cross-section of residents in Techiman, the Bono East Regional capital, have described Mr Adu Gyan, the Bono East Regional Minister-designate as an astute...
Residents Of Suipe Kpelikope

Angry residents attack Akatsi Police at Suipe Kpelikope

Angry residents of Suipe-Kpelikope, a farming community in the Akatsi South Municipality of Volta Region, have attacked some police officers, who were to effect...

Akatsi Police arrest members of cattle rustling syndicates

Akatsi Police have arrested two suspected members of a cattle rustling syndicate and saved some of the animals. The suspects, identified as Gariba Ali and...
Mr Joshua Makubu

Oti Federation of Disability grateful to President Akufo-Addo

Mr Emmanuel Donkor, President of Ghana Federation of Disabilities in the Krachi East Municipality of the Oti Region, has expressed gratitude to President Akufo-...
Colonel Eric Aggrey Quarshie

GAF probes alleged military protection for illegal miners

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has commenced investigations into allegations of the involvement of some personnel of the service in providing security for illegal...
Torgbui Nyamekor Glakpe V

Ave Chiefs congratulate President Akufo-Addo

The leadership of the Ave Council of Chiefs have commended President Akufo-Addo for nominating Dr Archibald Letsa as the Volta Regional Minister and Mr...
US President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 30 July 30 2020. EPA/YURI GRIPAS / POOL

Senate delays Trump impeachment trial to week of February 8

dpa/GNA - US Senate leaders have agreed to delay the impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump to the week of February 8. Senate...

Zimbabwe loses another two government ministers to Covid-19

dpa/GNA - Two ministers serving in the Zimbabwean government died of Covid-19 within a matter of days, prompting the country to announce on...

Wave of Navalny demos planned across Russia; first arrests reported

dpa/GNA - A day of protests showing support for imprisoned Russian dissident Alexei Navalny and anger at state oppression began on Saturday with...
A patient in ICU of Huoshenshan Hospital, Wuhan and a medical worker give the thumbs-up to each other, April 2, 2020. Photo by Wang Haoyu, People’s Daily Online

China logs 206 new Covid-19 cases, one year on from Wuhan lockdown

dpa/GNA - China reported over two hundred new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, as new outbreaks threaten to undo the country’s...
European Commission

German analysts propose new European free trade deal with US

dpa/GNA - The German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) is proposing a rapid European initiative for a new free trade agreement with the...