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Ghana Rugby

Government boost Ghana’s Rugby development with $100,000

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Wednesday announced a USD 100,000 package to help develop the Rugby in Ghana. The package is to support the...
Court

Farmer Fined over illegal logging

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A 40 year old Farmer has been sentenced to a fine of GHC 2,400.00 by the Nkawie Circuit Court, for unlawfully entering...
Stone Town, Tanzania - September 9, 2015: View on typical narrow Stone Town street with souvenir shops on Zanzibar island. Man is sitting on a small chair in front of his shop. Bikes and motors are parked on the street.Typical buildings with Arabic and Indian influance.

Tanzania to deregister 3,436 cooperative societies over irregularities

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The government of Tanzania intends to deregister 3,436 cooperative societies across the country over irregularities, including lack of permanent addresses and lack of leadership,...

“1917,””Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” take top prizes at 77th Golden Globe Awards

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Universal's epic war film "1917" and Sony's comedy film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" took home the top prizes at the 77th Golden...

Ugandan guards safe after attack on US embassy in Iraq

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Uganda on Sunday said its citizens deployed as guards at the United States embassy in Iraq, which was attacked by protestors on Tuesday, are...
Armyworm

Zambia president calls on agricultural officials to fight army worms

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Sunday called on agricultural officials to fight army worms that have ravaged fields in order to protect the produce. ...

Attitudinal change is vital to protect the environment – Minister

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Madam Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR), has called on journalists to intensify efforts on societal attitudinal change as...

Veep commends Ahmadis for peaceful co-existence with other religious faiths

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has lauded members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in Ghana and beyond for their continuous efforts towards building a...

Live dignified lifestyles, Christians urged

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Pastor Thomas Kobina Tandoh, the Head Pastor of the Bethel Assembly of the Church of Pentecost in Takoradi, has called on Christians to live...

Medeama thump Hearts, Aduana edge Olympics

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Match-day two of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League (GPL) produced some interesting results at the nine match centers. Prince Opoku scored a brace while...

Aduana Stars pip Great Olympics

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Aduana Stars recorded an impressive 1-0 away victory against Great Olympics in match-day two of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League played at the Accra...

Brother Amanor, five others to be ordained as Deacons

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Brother Dominic Amanor, a seminarian from St Kizito Catholic Church, Nima will be among six other Brothers to be ordained as Catholic Deacons...

MCG, government partner to improve environmental-sanitation

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Ghanaians have been tasked to demonstrate enthusiasm for environmental sanitation issues to help stem the deteriorating ecology and bio-diversity resource. This was also critical...

Joshua Mortoti to take over Newmont Goldcorp Akyem Mine as General Manager

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Mr Joep Coenen, the General Manager of Newmont Goldcorp, Akyem Mine, has announced that Mr Joshua Mortoti, General Manager for Operations Services, would...
Corruption Demonstration

The corruption fight must start with reforming social values – Maulvi Salih

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Maulvi Mohammed Bin Salih, the Ameer and Missionary -in-Charge of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission, has proposed that the fight against corruption should start...

Continue to generate awareness on corruption, Vice President urges religious bodies

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Vice President Dr Mahamadu Bawumia has called on religious groups and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to continue to speak and generate awareness on the...

More than GHC 190,000.00 lost in BOST fire outbreak

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A fire outbreak that occurred at the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) last Friday led to a total loss of GH?194,760.00...

Pentagon Boss Kevin Sweeney Resigns

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Kevin Sweeney, chief of staff of the U.S. Department of Defense, announced Saturday his resignation from the post. "After two years in the Pentagon, I've...
hydropower

Uganda’s New Hydropower to take care of power shortages

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Inside the power house at Isimba Hydropower Plant in the central Ugandan district of Kayunga, engineers subject the first unit of the plant to...
Person voting

DRC election provisional results deferred to next week

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The publication of the provisional results of the general election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), initially expected to be announced on Sunday,...
Photo taken on Jan. 5, 2019 shows vintage cars running in the streets in Havana, capital of Cuba. More than 200 vintage cars took to the streets of Havana Saturday for a contest. (Xinhua/Joaquin Hernandez)

Vintage Cars Parade Puts the Spotlight on Havana’s Rich Tradition

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More than 200 classic and vintage cars took over Havana's famous Malecon seawall avenue as part of a colorful competition that showed locals and...

U.S. and China must have healthy trade relations

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As the United States and China continue their trade talks, Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the U.S. Consumer Technology Association (CTA), said he...
A policeman walks across the street beside the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters after shooting happened at the bureau in Suitland, Maryland, the United States, April 9, 2015. A guard at the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters was shot and critically wounded Thursday, local media reported. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Three reported dead in bowling alley shooting in the U.S.

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Three people were killed and four others injured in a shooting at the Gable House Bowl in the U.S. coastal city of Torrance near...
gunfire

U.S. has experienced deadly mass shooting in last era

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At least three people were killed and four others injured in a shooting at the Gable House Bowl in the U.S. coastal city of...
A doctor examines a larva of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the carrier of Zika virus, in a laboratory of the Ministry of Health, in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Jan. 29, 2016. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it would convene an International Health Regulations emergency committee on the Zika virus to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.(Xinhua/Kent Gilbert) (jp) (sp)

U.S. researchers maps possible root of Zika infection

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U.S. scientists from University of California, Davis (UC Davis) have worked out "hot spot" maps of regions in the world that can help health...
plane

Airlines working in Albania compensate 700 travelers

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A total of 700 passengers were compensated by airline companies operating in Albania due to delays or cancellations in 2018 and 1,200 are underway,...

About 295,000 Syrians return home from Turkey in 2018

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Nearly 295,000 Syrians returned home from Turkey in 2018, Turkish Interior Ministry said Saturday. Meanwhile, nearly 270,000 irregular migrants were held...
Egypt

Egyptian cop dies trying to defuse church bomb in Cairo

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An Egyptian police officer was killed and another injured on Saturday while trying to defuse a bomb in a church in Cairo, state-run MENA...
Emmanuel Macron

Macron criticizes violence from “yellow vest” protests

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French President Emmanuel Macron denounced on Saturday via Twitter "extreme violence" from "yellow vest" protests which gathered some 50,000 people across the country. ...
fire

Fire Officers in WR Sensitise Public on Bush Fires

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The Ghana National Fire Service in the Western Region has organised an Anti-Bush Campaign to inform and educate the public on bushfire and its...