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Bisa Kdei

Bisa Kdei’s soundtrack on “Jingle Jangle” earns NAACP nomination

Bisa Kdei's "Asew'' remix soundtrack in American Christmas film "Jingle Jangle" has been nominated for the 2021 National Association for the Advancement of...
Donation Schools

Ghana to reopen school after 9-month closure

All levels of public and private schools will reopen this month after about 9-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ghanaian President Nana Addo...

Cameroonian peacekeeper dies and 4 others injured in CAR road accident

A Cameroonian UN peacekeeper was killed and four others were injured in a road accident in the Central African Republic (CAR), Cameroonian authorities said...

JUST IN: Iran-U.S. tension continues to escalate ahead of Biden’s inauguration

Iran on Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of the assassination of Qassem Soleimani, former commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards...

Ethiopia aims to provide COVID-19 vaccines to 20 percent of total population

Ethiopia aims to provide COVID-19 vaccines to 20 percent of its total population in the coming months, the Ethiopia Deputy Minister of Health Sahrela...
South Sudan

Inter-communal violence killed over 2,000 people in South Sudan in 2020

More than 2,000 people died during deadly inter-communal conflicts across South Sudan in 2020, a civil society group said Sunday. In its...

Somalia PM says attacks not to retard development

Somali Prime Minister Mohammed Roble said increased attacks by al-Shabab will not deter development in the Horn of Africa nation. Roble who...

Ethiopia Railways Corporation signs US$55 million MOU with Chinese firm

The Ethiopian Railways Corporation (ERC) on Saturday signed a 55-million-U.S. dollar Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC). ...
Kotoka Airport Terminal

Ghana government strengthens COVID-19 safety protocols at Kotoka

Government has announced new guidelines at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), to strengthen the existing protocols to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 in...
Egyptian flag

Revenues of Egypt’s Suez Canal hit US$5.61 billion in 2020

The revenues of Egypt's Suez Canal reached 5.61 billion U.S. dollars in 2020, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Osama Rabie said on...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Tripartite talks on Nile dam suspended for one week

Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia on Sunday agreed to suspend the tripartite talks over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) for one week. ...

Namibia suspends 2021 CHAN preparations as COVID-19 infiltrates training camp

The Namibia Football Association (NFA) announced Saturday the temporary suspension of the national men's 2021 African Nations Championship (CHAN) preparations after some players in...

At least 70 civilians killed in attack in Niger

At least 70 civilians were killed and 20 others wounded on Saturday by attackers in the Nigerien villages of Tchombangou and Zaroumdareye in western...

Nigerian army kills several Boko Haram militants in airstrikes – spokesman

Airstrikes by Nigerian troops have destroyed a new Boko Haram settlement at Mana Waji in the restive northeastern state of Borno and killed several...
Medeama sc

GPL Week 7 Wrap: WAFA, Medeama in nine-goal thriller, Liberty sink Legon Cities

Match-day seven of the Ghana Premier League( GPL) did take center over the weekend with 30 goals across eight league centres. West Africa Football Academy...
Rev David Ampadu Berkoh

Christians urged to seek God’s revival in their thoughts and lives

Christians have been urged to seek God's revival in their thoughts and lives to win more souls for the Lord. Rev David Ampadu Berkoh,...
2. A section of Ghanaians displaying the national colours

Ghana’s development is a collective responsibility – Clergyman

Reverend Emmanuel Antwi-Tumfuor, Pastor, Tema West District of the Evangelical Presbyterian (E.P) Church, Ghana, says the country's accelerated development is a collective responsibility, which...
Nurse Caution

Nurse cautions against trying on face masks before buying

A Public Health Nurse at the Bolgatanga Municipal Health Directorate, Ms Gifty Atampugbire has advised members of the public against the practice of trying...
Reverend Thomas Henry Quamson

Plan your life – Rev Quamson

The Reverend Thomas Henry Quamson, Head Pastor Assemblies of God, Holy Ghost Worship Centre Ashaiman, urges Ghanaians especially Christians, to cultivate the culture of...
Nbssi Directory

NBSSI launches Business Support Organisations Directory for small scale enterprises

The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) and SheTrades Commonwealth International Trade Centre have launched a directory of Business Support Organisations for small...

60 militants including shadow district chief killed in Afghanistan’s Helmand

At least 60 militants have been killed, and one dozen others wounded in clashes and airstrikes in Afghanistan's restive Helmand province, the military said...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

AfCFTA to bring trade, socio-economic advantages in Africa – expert

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement will have great economic, trade as well as social advantages for Africa if the African continent...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

Police bar Effutu NDC from Demonstrating on January 5

The Central Region Police Command has secured a Court order to restrain the National Democratic Congress (NDC) from embarking on a protest march in...
Climate change

Thunberg turns 18 – and remains a strong voice for climate action

dpa/GNA - Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg won international attention after she began a lone school strike outside the Swedish parliament in...
Police arrest

New Zealand inmates surrender after six-day prison standoff

dpa/GNA - Sixteen inmates who had been locked in a stand-off with authorities and camped on the roof of a New Zealand prison...
Canyon Tragedy

Two women die in canyoning incident in Australia

dpa/GNA - Two women died after being swept in a whirlpool while canyoning in the Blue Mountains region west of Sydney, New South...
Japans Exports

German arms exports to the Middle East worth over a billion in 2020

dpa/GNA - The German government has approved arms exports worth more than a billion euros in 2020 to countries involved in conflict in...
A view of Jerusalem's Old City | Photo: Reuters/Ronen Zvulun

More violent protests in Jerusalem over death of 16-year-old settler

dpa/GNA - On Saturday evening, about a thousand right-wing Israelis demonstrated in Jerusalem near a facility for internal police investigations, as protests continue...
Nancy Pelosi

Vandals target homes of lawmakers Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell

tca/dpa/GNA - Vandals went on a spray-painting spree at the homes of Congress’ top two leaders in separate graffiti blitzes that appeared to...
Joe Biden

Eleven Republican senators to challenge Biden’s presidential election win

dpa/GNA - A group of 11 Republican senators and senators-elect on Saturday said that they intend to appeal the upcoming certification of the...