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Uganda marks 10th anniversary of July bombings amid tight security

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Uganda on Saturday commemorated the 10th anniversary of the July 11, 2010 bombings in the capital Kampala that left 76 football fans dead and...
Covid

Senegal’s COVID-19 cases surpass 8,000-mark

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Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action reported on Saturday 132 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bring the total number of infections to 8,014...

Cameroon cut electricity production costs thanks to Sino-Cameroonian project

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Cameroonian Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Gaston Eloundou Essomba, said on Friday electricity production costs could drop considerably in his country thanks to...
accident

6 killed in truck crash in SW Nigeria

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Six people were killed and others in a road accident that occurred on Saturday in the southwest Nigeria's state of Ondo, local authorities said. ...
Gunmen

2 gunmen killed by troops in north Nigeria

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Two notorious gunmen have been killed in an encounter with Nigerian troops in the northern state of Taraba, a military official said on Saturday. ...

Death toll from Nigeria’s economic hub building collapse rises to 3

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Death toll from a building which collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria's business hub, rose to three on Saturday as authorities suspended search and rescue efforts. ...
Carlos Ahenkorah

Carlos Ahenkorah’s negative test for coronavirus should assuage negative propaganda- NPP Chairman

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The testing of Mr Carlos Ahenkorah, Member of Parliament for Tema West will serve as the turning point for him and his supporters to...
Lands Ppes

Licensed Surveyors donate PPEs to Lands Commission

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The Licensed Surveyors Association of Ghana (LISAG) has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to the Lands Commission towards the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
Electoral Commission

EC registers 7,296 people in Agona East

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A total of 7,296 eligible voters were registered in the first phase of the voter registration exercise in the Agona East District of the...
Lives Transformation

Bui Generating Station has significantly transformed our lives– beneficiaries

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The Bui Generating Station, manned by the Bui Power Authority (BPA), has significantly transformed the lives of inhabitants in Bui and surrounding communities, beneficiaries...
Phone

Solidaridad engages miners to promote responsible mining practices

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Solidaridad, an international civil society organisation is to educate over 200, 000 miners in Ghana, Tanzania and Cote d’lvoire by 2023 through its language...
Dr Da Costa Aboagye

COVID-19: Religious leaders have bigger roles to influence behavior – Dr. Aboagye

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Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has charged religious leaders and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to take active...

Hajia Hamdatu seeks CPP Leadership slot

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Hajia Hamdatu Ibrahim, Acting Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) has stepped-out to contest for the National Chairperson and Leadership slot at...
Ideg

Elections 2020 IDEG: Use virtual public space for campaign

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The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) has noted that under the current COVID-19 conditions, the normal space for large public party rallies and campaign...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Award President Akufo-Addo Noble Peace Prize – NDA CEO

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Dr Alhassan Sulemana Anamzoya, the Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Development Authority (NDA), has called on the international community to award President Nana...
Afghan police stand guard among damaged buildings after a suicide attack in Ghazni province, Sept. 4, 2014. Taliban insurgents detonated truck bombs and fired rocket-propelled grenades outside the office of Afghanistan's spy agency and a police compound in the central town of Ghazni on Thursday, the provincial governor said. Reuters/Mustafa Andaleb

Taliban kill 23 Afghan civilians in past seven days

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Taliban militants have killed at least 23 civilians and wounded 45 others in Afghanistan within the past seven days, office of the country's National...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Nigerian FM pledges strong support for WHO in COVID-19 fight

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Nigeria's Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama has relayed the country's strong and full support for the World Health Organization (WHO) in coordinating...
Electricity

Cameroon cut electricity production costs thanks to Sino-Cameroonian project

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Cameroonian Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Gaston Eloundou Essomba, said on Friday electricity production costs could drop considerably in his country thanks to...
Rice Mill

Atiwa East Agriculture Department appeals for rice milling facilities

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Mr Samuel Ofosu, the Atiwa East District Agriculture Director has called on the government and potential investors to partner the assembly to acquire...

Farmers advised to use organic pesticides

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Mr Daniel Agyei-Dwarko, the Eastern Regional Coordinator of the Research Extension Farmers Linkage Committee (RELC)has advised Ghanaian farmers to use organic insecticides extracted from...
Education Ppe Donation

WA Secondary School Old students donate PPE to alma mater

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The Wa Secondary School Old Students’ Association (WASSOSA) has donated assorted Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth GHC6,000.00 to their alma mater to help final...
Worldreader

Parents urged to assist their wards in studies

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Mr. David Oppong, Kumasi Metropolitan Director of Education, has advised parents and guardians of pupils who would be writing the Basic Education Certificate Examination...
Mmdas Workshop

MMDCEs urged to ensure robust development in their areas

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Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) and their respective Coordinating Directors in the Northern region, have been urged to marshal all competencies and...
Togbe Afede Iv

National House of Chiefs to hold African Traditional Leaders confab next year

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Togbe Afede IV, Agbogbomefia of Asogli State and President of the National House of Chiefs has announced that his outfit in consultation with related...
Politics Security Intimidation

Disregard NDC’s claim of security intimidation in Honuta – NPP

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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called on the public to disregard an alleged statement released by the National Democratic Congress (NDC), claiming military...
Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang

Professor Opoku-Agyemang expresses appreciation

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Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, the Running Mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed her appreciation to Ghanaians for the support that greeted...
Dead Bodies

COVID-19: Ghana confirms six more deaths

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The Ghana Health Service has confirmed that six more patients have succumbed to the COVID-19 disease, increasing the country's death toll to 135. The six...

New transport fares in Koforidua

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Following the announcement of 15 per cent increase in transport fares, taxi fares in the Koforidua Municipality in the Eastern Region are to be...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

U.S. exit from WHO jeopardizes its health, safety

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The U.S. decision to quit the World Health Organization (WHO) violates U.S. law and put its health and security at risk, according to a...
Donald Trump

Backlash escalates against Trump’s new visa policy for international students

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Voices against the Trump administration's recent visa restriction for foreign students continued loudly, as hundreds of thousands of Americans had signed petitions by Friday...