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Help lift the curfew in our area-Drobo Chiefs to President

The Drobo Traditional Council in the Bono Region has appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to remove the curfew placed on the area...
horticulture farming

Zimbabwe eyes Expo in Germany to boost horticulture sector

Zimbabwe's horticultural sector is set to get a boost as the country showcases its horticultural produce at Fruit Logistica currently underway in Germany. ...

PMCI cleans Dzodze

As part of New Year festivities, the headquarters of Power Mission Church International (PMCI) at Dzodze in the Ketu North District, has organized a...

California sues Silicon Valley billionaire for public access to scenic beach

California state Monday sued a Silicon Valley billionaire in a legal battle to fight for the public's right to access a scenic beach near...

Ford reports U.S. sales decline in 2019 despite upbeat truck data

Ford sold more than 2.4 million vehicles in the U.S. market during 2019, representing a 3-percent year-on-year decline despite upbeat truck sales. ...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Senate trial of Trump’s impeachment still in limbo as Bolton offers to testify

A Senate trial of U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment is still in limbo as Republicans and Democrats remain locked in an impasse over its...

Barcelona eyeing Palmeiras midfielder Fernandes

FC Barcelona have opened talks with Palmeiras to sign highly-rated midfielder Matheus Fernandes, according to reports in Brazil's press. Globo Esporte said...

Kenya to host wellness festival in February

Kenya said on Monday it will host a family wellness festival in early February to promote healthy lifestyles and counter the growing burden of...
Tanzania map

National ID registration facilities stolen in northern Tanzania

Unknown people in Tanzania's northern district of Arumeru in Arusha region have stolen facilities for biometric registration of national identification cards, including two cameras...
Cameroon and Chad

Infighting between separatists kills 2 in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

Infighting between two separatists at the Marumba Botundua locality of Southwest, one of Cameroon's two troubled English-speaking regions, has left two dead, according to...

Global networking key to women’s advancement – Zambian specialist

Advancing women's involvement in trade and commerce is key to enhancing global trade and economic emancipation for all, a Zambian women's development specialist said...

Zambia launches outgrower scheme to boost cassava growing, processing

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Monday launched a massive outgrower project aimed at boosting cassava growing and processing. The 190 million U.S....
Flamengo head coach Jorge Jesus

Flamengo boss Jesus slams Reinier sale to Real Madrid

Flamengo head coach Jorge Jesus has criticized his club's handling of the impending sale of teenager Reinier Carvalho to Real Madrid. The...
petroleum revenue

Oil prices rise amid geopolitical tension

Oil prices continued to rise on Monday after the U.S. military killed a senior Iranian commander, sparking concerns that the heightened Middle East tensions...

Nabdam MP to sponsor surgical operations on constituents

The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Nabdam Constituency in the Upper East Region, Dr Mark Kurt Nawaane, on Monday, led a team of...
Coach Kwasi Appiah

Coach Kwasi Appiah heading to Sudan

Kwasi Appiah, former Head coach of the senior national team Black Stars, could be heading to Sudan to handle their senior national team, few...

Mexico to invest US$1 billion to bring banking, internet access to poor areas

The Mexican government will invest 20 billion Mexican pesos (about 1 billion U.S. dollars) in bringing banking and internet access to impoverished areas of...

Great Olympics will get better – Gladson Awako

Accra Great Olympics midfield gem, Gladson Awako, is confident of getting positive results despite their poor start to the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League season. ...

Refugee, migrant arrivals to Greece spike in 2019

Greece witnessed 74,482 refugee and migrant arrivals in 2019, significantly higher than the figure of 50,508 registered in 2018, according to a weekly report...

Ireland to ban sale of fossil fuel cars by 2030 under proposed bill

The Irish government published on Monday a draft bill proposing to ban the sale of fossil fuel cars in the country by 2030. ...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu says Israel takes no part in U.S. killing of Iranian commander

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Israel took no part in the U.S. attack that killed the top Iranian commander Qassem...
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey inaugurates new headquarters of intelligence agency

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated on Monday in the capital Ankara the new high-tech headquarters of the country's intelligence agency which has seen...
oil-gas refinery

Libya’s oil revenue tops US$20 billion in 2019

Libya's state-owned National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Monday that the country's oil revenues in 2019 exceeded 20 billion U.S. dollars. "NOC's...

Over 115,000 students deprived of education due to conflict in Libya’s capital

The UNICEF said on Monday that more than 115,000 students have been deprived of education in and around Libya's capital Tripoli as a result...
Cameroon and Chad

11 killed in suicide attack in Cameroon’s Far North region

At least 11 people were killed and 26 others were injured Monday afternoon in a suicide attack on El Beid bridge in Fotokol, a...

Media urged to maintain professionalism in 2020

The Most Reverend Dr Paul Kwabena Boafo, Chairman of the Christian Council of Ghana, has urged the media to be more professional in their...
Palestinians are seen inside their temporary house "caravan" in the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis on July 7, 2015. The 50-day war between Israel and Gaza Hamas-led militant groups ended after Egypt brokered a truce between the two sides. However, people in the coastal enclave still live amid poverty, unemployment and the ongoing endless Israeli blockade. (Xinhua/Wissam Nassar)

Israeli deduction of taxes to worsen Palestinian financial crisis

The Israeli government's decision to deduct millions of U.S. dollars from Palestinian tax revenues will exacerbate the Palestinian Authority (PA)'s financial crisis in 2020,...

Farm is a factory with inputs and output – Research specialist

Dr Julius Kotir, a Research Fellow with the Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia, has said researchers need to develop new technologies and...

Western Region inaugurates Interparty Dialogue Committee

The Western Regional Office of the National Commission on Civic Education has reconstituted the Regional Inter-Party Dialogue Committee (IPDC) to work at resolving...

New Eskom CEO urged to deal with electricity blackouts in South Africa

With the newly appointed power utility Eskom's CEO Andre de Ruyter starting his tenure on Monday, he is urged to urgently resolve rolling blackouts...