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Spla Soldiers Near Juba April

South Sudan’s main rebel group condemns fresh attack

South Sudan's main rebel group, the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-In Opposition (SPLM-IO), has condemned the recent attack by a government-allied militia on its position...

Kenya refutes diversion of HIV and Aids drugs over taxation

Kenya's ministry of health on Tuesday refuted local media reports that antiretroviral drugs had been diverted to another country over punitive taxation. ...
United Nation

Zambia calls for creation of agency at UN to help internally displaced persons

The Zambian government has called for the establishment of a dedicated agency at the United Nations (UN) which will be dealing with issues affecting...
Boxing gloves

Bukom Fist of Fury returns January 31

The national boxing league dubbed “Fist of Fury” will return on Friday, January 31, at the Bukom Boxing Arena. The Fist of Fury league comprises...
Ethiopian Orthodox worshippers attend a service at the Selassie Church, in the city of Mekelle, Ethiopia, on January 5, 2020. PHOTO | EDUARDO SOTERAS | AFP

Ethiopian Christians celebrate unique Christmas amid call for national unity

As Ethiopian Christians on Tuesday marked the East African country's unique Christmas celebrations, calls for national unity and togetherness are being echoed by various...
launch market

Shopnaw online market launched

Shopnaw, an online marketplace, was on Tuesday launched with a pledge to provide unparalleled customer service to buyers, sellers and delivery partners. The online shopping...

Abuakwa North MP donates to PWDs

Ms Gifty Twum-Ampofo, the Member of Parliament (MP) of Abuakwa North, has donated food items and cash to support Persons with Disability (PWDs) in...

President swears in new Chief Justice

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday administered the Oath of office inducting into Ghana’s judicial system, the 14th Chief Justice of the country, Justice...

NCCE joins Ghanaians to mark Constitution Day

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on Tuesday marked the second anniversary of the National Constitution Day instituted in 2019, to enable...

Former President Mahama wishes Ghanaians Happy New Year

Former President John Dramani Mahama has called on Ghanaians to work for a better and prosperous Ghana in 2020 and beyond by ensuring...

Ghana Library launches e-learning project – Read2Skill

The Management of the Ghana Library Authority (GhLA) as part of it’s year of learning strategy has launched an initiative dubbed “Read2skill”. The initiative...

Madman stabs driver to death in Kojokrom

Some enraged youth and community members of Kojokrom, a suburb of Sekondi are calling for the head of a madman who allegedly stabbed...

Two in court for possessing a revolver

Two persons on Monday appeared before the Tarkwa Circuit Court for disturbing public peace and possessing a gun without lawful authority. Paul Agbavor, a barber,...

Chiefs and People of Ho-Dome give thanks for successful unification

The Chiefs and People of Ho-Dome in the Asogli Traditional Area have organized a thanksgiving service to climax the successful unification process to...
AFRICOM in the Sahel

U.S. army strengthens security at base attacked in Kenya

The U.S. military said on Monday that its African Command's (Africom's) East Africa Response Force (EARF) has arrived at Kenya's Manda Bay to augment...
Valencia and Real Madrid

Fans stay away as Valencia and Real Madrid open Spanish Super Cup

Real Madrid and Valencia face each other in the first semi-final of the new-look Spanish Super Cup on Wednesday night. The 2019-20...

Four children killed in al-Shabab attack near Kenyan border

Four children were killed after a Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab attacked a Kenyan village near the Somali border early Tuesday, said a Kenyan government...

Hollywood mogul appears in NY court for sex crime trial

Hollywood magnate Harvey Weinstein appeared in a court here on Monday, marking the start of his long-awaited sex crime trial. Weinstein, 67,...

Hundreds arrested for deliberately starting catastrophic Australian bushfires

Hundreds of Australians have been arrested for allegedly deliberately lighting Australian bushfires in only a matter of months. Australia is currently enduring...
Cyber Security

U.S. venture capital giant buys Israeli cyber security company for US$1.1 billion

Israeli cybersecurity company Armis will be acquired by Insight Partners, a U.S. global software investor, for 1.1 billion U.S. dollars, the two companies announced...

Iran blacklists U.S. Pentagon as “terrorist organization”

Iran's parliament on Tuesday announced U.S. Department of Defense, the Pentagon, as "terrorist organization," official IRNA news agency reported. "According...

Bushfire smoke threatens Australian Open in Melbourne

Dense bushfire smoke is threatening the start of the Australian Open with a potentially hazardous fog lingering over Melbourne less than a fortnight before...
Mr Richard Kwasi Henneh,

Sunyani West Steps Up Fight on Filariasis

Lymphatic filiariasis remains a huge health problem in the Sunyani West District of the Brong-Ahafo Region. Blood samples picked and screened, last year, showed that...
Mrs Oby Ezekwesil

Nigerian female presidential candidate vows to lift 80 million out of poverty

A female presidential candidate in Nigeria has vowed to lift at least 80 million Nigerians out of poverty if elected in the upcoming February...
horticulture farming

Dry Kenyan north warms up to horticulture farming

Residents in the northern parts of Kenya, which are arid, have taken up horticulture farming demystifying the myth that crops like tomatoes, vegetables and...
Chinese President Xi Jinping

What the World Saw in the Irritating Xiplomacy in 2018

The year 2018 was destined to be extraordinary, as it marked a decade after the bitter global financial crisis swept the world and a...
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Chinese FM Visits Africa to Kick Start His New Year

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi paid a visit to Africa on Jan. 2-6, carrying on a 29-year tradition of making Africa...
Voters' register

Nigeria’s EC says 84 million people registered to vote

Nigeria's electoral chief said on Monday more than 84 million Nigerians have registered to vote in next month's general elections in the West African...
Boko Haram

More Than 100 Boko Haram Militants were killed in a swoop

Nigerian troops killed more than 100 Boko Haram fighters in a latest operation to rout remnants of the terror group in Nigeria's northeast region,...

Israeli Philosophers Coming Book Opposes Love Norms

Famous Israeli philosopher Aaron Ben-Ze'ev argues in his forthcoming book that most of the popular ways to look for the ideal partner are not...