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Ghana Rugby

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

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...

Farmer Fined over illegal logging

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

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

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

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

Zambia president calls on agricultural officials to fight army worms

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Uganda’s New Hydropower to take care of power shortages

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

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

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

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.

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...

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

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

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...

Airlines working in Albania compensate 700 travelers

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

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

Egyptian cop dies trying to defuse church bomb in Cairo

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

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 Officers in WR Sensitise Public on Bush Fires

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...