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Foreign journalists observe the Yeya Lake Wetland Reserve in Yanqing district on October 19. (Photo by Wang Hailin from People’s Daily)

Zambian media bodies welcome government move to introduce minimum wage for journalists

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Media bodies in Zambia on Tuesday welcomed the government's plans to introduce a minimum wage for journalists, saying it will go a long way...
maize

Zimbabwe anticipating bumper harvest of maize

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After years of relying on grain imports and for the first time in almost two decades, Zimbabwe expects this year to have a bumper...
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FIFA clears four candidates for CAF Presidency

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The Review Committee of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has endorsed the candidature of four individuals for the presidential elections of the...

GNA’s commissioned reporter becomes Assemblyman

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Mr Isaac Newton Tetteh, a Ghana News Agency commissioned reporter, has been sworn into office as an assembly member for Saki-Nmlitsakpo...
Lions at Nairobi Park

6 lions escape from Namibia’s largest park

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Six lions escaped from Namibia's largest game park, the Etosha National Park, Saturday night, and ate a donkey and cattle in a village nearby,...
China-U.S. relations

U.S.-China cooperation vital to solving global problems, says expert

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U.S.-China ties are essential to the international political structure, and the countries' bilateral cooperation could help solve global problems, a U.S. expert on China...
U.S. singer Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish dominates 2020 Grammy Awards, sweeping all four major categories

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by Tan Jingjing, Gao Shan American singer Billie Eilish dominated the 62nd Grammy Awards here on Sunday, sweeping all four major categories,...
U.S. singer Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish dominates 2020 Grammy Awards, sweeping all four major categories

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U.S. singer Billie Eilish dominated the 62nd Grammy Awards held in Los Angeles on Sunday, sweeping all four major categories, including Song of the...
A mourner holds up a lit candle in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 26, 2020. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Calabasas shocked by fatal helicopter crash killing Kobe Bryant

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By Julia Pierrepont III, Heng Huang The sleepy, upscale rural-suburban community of Calabasas, 50 kilometers east of Los Angeles downtown, was...
U.S. singer Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish snags Record of the Year, Album of the Year at 2020 Grammy...

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American singer Billie Eilish won Record of the Year and Album of the Year at the 62nd Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center...
U.S. singer Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish wins Song of the Year at 2020 Grammy Awards

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American singer Billie Eilish took home the 62nd Grammy Awards for Song of the Year for "Bad Guy" in Los Angles on Sunday. ...
U.S. singer Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish wins Best New Artist at 2020 Grammy Awards

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American singer Billie Eilish took home the award of Best New Artist at the 62nd Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in Los...
Hearts versus Kotoko

Hearts-Kotoko game grossed GHC 726,380

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The sixth week league match between Accra Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko at the Accra Sports Stadium, last Sunday, grossed whopping GHC 726,...
Indian passport with US currency notes and American flag in the background, symbolizing the effort of Indian workers seeking American H-1B visas to immigrate to America and earn American currency. Indian and Chinese workers are the ones most involved in the H1B visa program and affected by delays related to transitioning to green cards. GETTY

U.S. expert criticizes new H-1B registration system

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The new H-1B visa system that will start in March is "inefficient" and may have negative impact on the U.S. science and engineering workforce,...
Coronavirus

5 cases of new coronavirus confirmed in U.S.

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Five people in the United States, all of whom visited the central Chinese city of Wuhan, have been infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV),...
Neymar

Neymar pays tribute to Kobe in PSG’s 2-0 win over Lille

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Brazilian international Neymar paid a tribute to NBA legend Kobe Bryant in his second goal celebration in Paris Saint-Germain's French Ligue 1 away game...

NBA legend Kobe Bryant killed in California helicopter crash

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by Tan Jingjing, Huang Heng Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant was one of nine people killed in a helicopter crash amid foggy...
arrested

Tanzanian police arrest opposition leader over illegal tour

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Tanzanian police on Sunday arrested a senior opposition leader over what they described as illegal tour. Police arrested Ibrahim Lipumba, chairman of...
Electricity

Over 130 rural gold processing plants in Tanzania connected to electricity

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Tanzanian Minister for Energy Medard Kalemani said on Sunday that 136 gold processing plants in rural areas across the country have been connected to...
President Yoweri Museveni

Uganda marks liberation day anniversary

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Uganda on Sunday marked the 34th anniversary of the Liberation Day, when the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) took over power after a five-year...

Joint efforts needed to further elevate China-Ethiopia ties

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Further efforts to jointly strengthen the China-Ethiopia efforts is a crucial imperative in a bid to further augment the two countries' already blossoming multifaceted...

Mobilize revenue to support central government –President Akuffo Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged district assemblies to mobilize enough revenue to support the central government to fast track development throughout...

Amateur golfer dethrones two-time winner to win Captain One Invitational Charity Golf Event

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Amateur golfer, Frank Kweku Antwi has dethroned two-time winner, Prince Amponsah to be crowned champion of this year’s Captain One Invitational Charity Golf Event...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

“We will do everything legally possible to win 2020 elections” – NDC

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Mr Kwame Dzudzorli Gakpey, 2020 Parliamentary Candidate (PC) for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for Keta has said the...

Committee discusses penal action for parents of children with disabilities who neglect them

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Members of the Technical Committee reviewing Ghana’s Disability Law are considering introducing penal actions to parents of children with disabilities who neglect their children...

Farmers urged to intensify fire prevention to sustain PFJ gains

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Mr. Ellis Aloryi, the Sekyere Kumawu District Fire Officer of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), has urged farmers to intensify efforts on...

Nine year-old child appeals for $8000.00 to undergo surgery

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Master Seyram Kwasi Atakpah, a nine year-old-boy is appealing to philanthropic individuals and institutions for $800.00 to assist him undergo a complex...

Death toll mounts to 37 in Brazil floods

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The death toll in heavy rainfall in southeast Brazil continued to mount, reaching 37 fatal victims, civil defense authorities said Sunday. Minas Gerais...

One dead at Kpatinga violence

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Violence sparked by a chieftaincy related issue at Kpatinga, a town in the Gushegu Municipality of the Northern Region, has claimed a life, injuring...

Togbega Gabusu VI was a unifier-Amewu

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Mr. John Peter Amewu, Minister for Energy and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Hohoe Constituency...