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Tema Port

Tanzania and Oman sign pact on ports master plan development

Tanzania's Zanzibar and the Oman Investment Authority on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at implementing a ports master plan development along the...

Bus accident kills 3, injures 4 in SE Nigeria

Three people were killed and four others seriously injured when an 18-seater bus on Thursday overturned in Nigeria's southeastern state of Ebonyi, police said. ...

COVID 19: Akatsi South records two new cases

Dr George Nyarko, the Akatsi South Municipal Director of Health Services has disclosed that the Municipality has recorded two new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Dr...
Korle-bu Teaching Hospital

Korle-bu Teaching Hospital to reduce childhood cancer by 2030

The Korle -Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) is working towards the reduction of childhood cancer in the country by 2030. This came to light when the...
Covid Positive

25 children contracted COVID-19, three die at KATH

The Child Health Directorate of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Ghana’s second-largest health referral facility, has recorded 25 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since...
Berry Ladies

Women’s Premier League: Berry Ladies to fight for another win over Sea Lions

Berry Ladies, formerly known as Halifax Ladies will be facing bottom-placed Sea Lions, whilst Immigration Ladies travel to battle Hassacas Ladies in match-day three...
Sport Football Women

Joy4Fame Group of Companies donate cash, products to Berry Ladies

Joy4Fame Group of Companies, producers of Instant Honey ginger tea has donated Ghc20,000 and some products to the National Women’s Premier League club, Berry...

New COVID-19 variant identified in Senegal

The new strain of more contagious COVID-19 variant first discovered in Britain has been identified during sequencing in positive specimens in Senegal, Professor Souleymane...
Namibia Map

Namibia pitted in Group B of 2021 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations

Namibia will face Tunisia, Central Africa Republic (CAR) and Burkina Faso in Group B of the 2021 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations to be...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

New COVID-19 strains could prolong second wave in Africa – WHO

Discovery of new COVID-19 variants in several African countries risk prolonging the second wave in the continent and overwhelm its already fragile public health...
Dead Bodies

COVID-19 Update: 18 more people are dead.

Ghana has recorded 18 more deaths from COVID- 19 infections since the last update, bringing total fatalities to 390, as of January...
Keta Lagoon

Man found afloat in Keta Lagoon

The Keta Divisional Police Command has begun investigations after the body of a man was discovered floating in the Keta Lagoon at Havedzi in...
Sierra Leone Prison

Extremist killer of German politician sentenced to life imprisonment

dpa/GNA - Right-wing extremist Stephan Ernst was sentenced to life imprisonment on Thursday for the murder of Walter Luebcke, a pro-refugee politician whose...
Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah

AMA opens dialogue on quality air promotion

Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive has opened Urban Health Initiative (UHI) science policy dialogue series to help promote quality air...
Dead Bodies

Hong Kong funeral directors worry about delays amid lockdown fears

dpa/GNA - An association of Hong Kong funeral directors warned on Thursday that more "ambush-style" lockdowns - the government's latest approach to coronavirus...
plastic pollution

Watchdog: Europe needs to be smarter in its use of plastics

dpa/GNA - Members of the European Union need to become smarter when using plastics and promote more recycling, the bloc's environmental agency said...

Navalny’s lawyers to appeal 30-day imprisonment in court hearing

dpa/GNA - A court is due to decide on an appeal over the 30-day pre-trial imprisonment of Russian dissident and Kremlin critic Alexei...
BEIJING, Aug. 10, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Leader of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna party Mahinda Rajapaksa (L) and Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa attend a ceremony at Kelaniya Temple on the outskirts of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo, Aug. 9, 2020. Mahinda Rajapaksa took his oath as the nation's new prime minister on Sunday after his party secured a landslide victory in the recently concluded parliamentary election. (Photo by Ajith Perera/Xinhua)

Sri Lanka prepares response to fresh UN human rights allegations

dpa/GNA – Sri Lanka's government is pondering how it will respond to a fresh UN report that raises concerns about human rights violations...
Water Aid

WaterAid Ghana builds capacity for climate change communication

WaterAid, a UK international non-governmental organization dedicated to the provision of safe domestic water, sanitation and hygiene education, is facilitating the development of communication...
Dr Vladimir Antwi Danso The Dean Of Academic Affairs Ghana Armed Forces Command And Staff College

Renaming UDS after Rawlings is a befitting honour – Antwi-Danso

Dr Vladimir Antwi-Danso, the Dean of the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC), has lauded Government’s decision to rename the University for...
Tokyo Olympics

Japanese organizers plough on with Olympic preparations amid pandemic

dpa/GNA - Organizers in Japan are ignoring doubts and criticism to focus fully on planning the 2020 Olympic Games delayed to this year...
Dozens of Russian athletes have been tested positive for meldonium which was banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) from this year. (Sputnik Photo)

Russian doping: corruption and unethical conduct by ex biathlon boss

dpa/GNA - Former biathlon chief Anders Besseberg was rewarded with prostitutes and hunting trips as he acted under "improper Russian influence" to cover...
protesters in Lebanon

Calm returns to restive Lebanese city after violent protests

dpa/GNA - Calm prevailed on Thursday in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli after overnight clashes between security forces and protesters demonstrating against a coronavirus...
Coronavirus Variant Illustration Of V

German government working on plan for tighter borders – Seehofer

dpa/GNA - Germany is preparing to seal off its frontiers to curb fast-spreading new coronavirus mutations, with the federal government due to settle...
Classroom Inauguration

Akutreso D/A primary gets KG block

Mr Francis Ankomah, District Chief for Adansi South, has inaugurated two kindergarten classroom blocks for the Akutreso District Assembly primary school. The inauguration formed part...

Taiwan’s independence would mean war – Chinese military

dpa/GNA - Taiwan's independence would mean war, China's military said on Thursday as it adopted a tougher tone in its dealings with Taiwan. "Taiwan's...
Iran satellite

Iran claims to have enriched 17 kilograms of uranium

dpa/GNA - The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has enriched 17 kilograms of uranium metal, Iran's parliamentary speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said on...
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on February 26, 2020, to take part in Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) at the House of Commons. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

British prime minister visits Scotland as calls for independence grow

dpa/GNA - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to visit Scotland on Thursday as questions arise over the strength of the union...
European Union

We can’t let debate on migration be ‘poisonous’ – EU commissioner

dpa/GNA - The European Union's home affairs commissioner has called for an objective discussion on migration among EU states, rather than the sometimes...
Somalia flag

UN pledges to step up humanitarian support to Somalia in 2021

The UN will step up humanitarian support to Somalia in 2021 in order to achieve a stable, peaceful and prosperous society, the organization has...