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Wassce Ho

WASSCE takes off amid strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols

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The 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) too off smoothly in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis (STMA) in the Western Region, amid strict adherence...
child marriage

PAORP-VWC engages stakeholders on ending child marriages

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A day’s workshop has been held for stakeholders in the Gushegu Municipality to deliberate on existing laws and policies that protect children and the...
recession

U.S. economy at risk of double-dip recession amid COVID-19 resurgence

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The resurgence of COVID-19 cases across the United States is raising the risk of a double-dip recession if the country is unable to reign...
The U.S. troops deploying at one of the bases

White House’s plan to reduce troops in South Korea draws skepticism in Washington

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The White House is weighing the possibility of reducing U.S. troops on the Korean Peninsula. The move has drawn harsh criticism from inside U.S....
A pedestrian wearing scarf walks along a street in New York, the United States, March 16, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in United States has topped 4,600 as of Monday night, an increase of more than 1,000 in the past 24 hours, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

New York state extends helping hand to southern U.S. COVID-19 hotspots

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New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that the state would establish two testing sites in the country's COVID-19 hotspots in Savannah, Georgia...
FC Juventus' Paulo Dybala (R) vies with Lazio's Bastos during the Serie A football match in Turin, Italy, July 20, 2020. (Photo by Federico Tardito/Xinhua)

Ronaldo scores twice as Juventus conquer Lazio in Serie A

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The race for the Scudetto seems a foregone conclusion as Juventus run away with the league after beating Lazio 2-1 in a highly-anticipated showdown...
A sign displays gas prices at a gas station in the Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, on April 20, 2020. U.S. oil prices crashed to the negative territory for the first time in history on Monday, fueled by pandemic-related demand shock and oversupply fears. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for May delivery shed 55.9 U.S. dollars, or over 305 percent, to settle at -37.63 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, implying that producers would pay buyers to take oil off their hands. (Photo by Michael Nagle/ Xinhua)

Oil prices rise slightly in volatile trading

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Oil prices finished Monday's volatile session with modest gains as investors continued to weigh the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The West...

Zimbabwe records 26th death from COVID-19 as cases rise to 1,713

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Zimbabwe recorded 102 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death, bringing the total confirmed cases to 1,713 and the death toll to 26. ...
football

Mexico and Netherlands to meet in October soccer friendly

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Mexico will end their international football hiatus with a friendly against the Netherlands in October. The match will be played at the...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Research finds vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 produces immunity in mice, macaques

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A new nanoparticle vaccine for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has shown hints of protection and immunity by safely eliciting the production of...
A woman walks with a baby stroller in front of the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York, the United States, July 20, 2020. The UN headquarters on Monday started its phase one reopening after it had remained physically close over the past four months to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. (Xinhua/Wang Jiangang)

United Nations headquarters starts phase one reopening

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The United Nations headquarters in New York on Monday started its phase one reopening after it had remained physically close over the past four...
Sport Football Legon Cities

Board Chairman of Legon Cities FC donate to two orphanages in Accra

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Mr. Richard Kings the Board Chairman of Lemla Group, owners of Ghana Premier League (GPL) side Legon Cities FC, has donated items worth thousands...
Doris Yaa Dartey

Dr. Doris Dartey passes on

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Dr Doris Yaa Dartey, one of Ghana’s celebrated media trainer and communication specialist has died at the Korle- Bu Teaching Hospital, in Accra. A statement...
court remands man

Togolese weeps over 10-year jail term for defilement

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A Togolese national on Monday wept uncontrollably after an Accra Circuit Court sentenced him to 10 years imprisonment for defiling an eleven-year old girl...
Wassce Hohoe

COVID-19: GNECC urges WASSCE candidates to be disciplined

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The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC), has advised the candidates of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), to exercise a high...
GFA

Ghana FA grateful to the government

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has expressed its profound gratitude to the government for facilitating the return of Ghanaian footballers from Ethiopia after a...
Swimming

Ghana Swimming Association observes 2020 World Aquatic Day

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The Ghana Swimming Association (GSA) on Saturday, July 18, organised a special event to mark the 2020 World Aquatic Day celebrations at the Media...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

NDC condemns alleged Military invasion of Parliamentary Candidate’s office

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has condemned alleged Military invasion of Maxxon Supermarket and Filling Station in Teshie without a search warrant from the...
President Nana Akufo Addo

Contractor denies vowing to lead campaign against President Akufo-Addo

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Mr. Ofori Larbi, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Asabea Construction Limited, has profusely denied vowing to lead a campaign against President Nana Addo...
Mr Kwasi Amoako Atta

Government will not countenance shoddy roads – Amoako Atta

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Government will not countenance substandard roads by contractors in the country, Mr Akwesi Amoako Atta, the Roads, and Highways Minister has said. “Roads are built...
Metro Mass Transit (MMT)

Metro Mass Transit resumes work in Kumasi

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Metro Mass Transit workers have resumed work after a two weeks sit down strike over unpaid salary arrears. This follows...
face masks

Mask-wearing plays big in Europe’s post-lockdown protocol

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France on Monday joined the ranks of European countries which have mandated the use of face masks in all indoor public places, in another...
People wait in line at a New York State Department of Health COVID-19 antibody testing center at Steve's 9th Street Market in Brooklyn, New York, the United States, on April 25, 2020. Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 200,000 on Saturday afternoon, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. A total of 200,698 people have died of the disease as of 1:50 p.m. (1750 GMT) among 2,865,938 cases worldwide, the CSSE data showed. The United States suffered the most fatalities at 52,782 as its total cases reached 924,576. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua)

NYC enters phase 4 reopening as officials fearing second COVID-19 wave

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New York City entered phase four of reopening on Monday without resuming additional indoor activities, as local officials are concerned about a potential second...

Egypt records 627 new COVID-19 cases, total infections near 90,000

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Egypt reported on Monday 627 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total infections in the country since mid-February to 88,402, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. ...
A man watches a big screen displaying the booster rocket of the Hope Probe ahead of its launch from Tanegashima Island in Japan, at the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates July 20, 2020. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

UAE 1st Mars orbiter “ambitious and pioneering” in Arab world

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday celebrated the launch of its Hope probe, Arab world's first Mars orbiter, deemed as an ambitious and...
Volkswagen

Volkswagen to set up over 150,000 public charging points across Europe

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German carmaker Volkswagen announced on Monday that it would implement a new charging service in Europe with over 150,000 public charging points by mid-August. ...
Smoke rises from Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli, Libya, Feb. 28, 2020. The forces of the UN-backed Libyan government said on Friday that the rival east-based army attacked the Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli with heavy shelling. (Photo by Amru Salahuddien/Xinhua)

Trump, Sisi call for immediate de-escalation in Libya

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U.S. President Donald Trump and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Monday called for immediate de-escalation in Libya. In a phone conversation...
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Trump appears to endorse wearing masks by tweeting doing so is “patriotic”

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday called wearing masks "patriotic," seemingly endorsing the practice after an interview aired just the previous day in which...
Covid Test

South Africa’s energy minister admitted to hospital for COVID-19

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South Africa's Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe was admitted to hospital for COVID-19 on Monday, the government announced. Mantashe...
terrorist groups

Tunisian security forces foil “terrorist plan”

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Tunisian Interior Ministry on Monday said that security forces have thwarted a "terrorist plan" and arrested an "extremist element loyal to the Islamic State...