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Ncce Sensitization

COVID-19: NCCE takes sensitization to hospital

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in the Builsa North District of the Upper East Region has taken education on COVID-19 to clients...

Kwamena Duncan moves to end Senya Beraku chieftaincy stalemate

Mr Kwamena Duncan, the Central Regional Minister, on Tuesday inaugurated a three-member arbitration committee to resolve the protracted chieftaincy dispute stifling development in Senya-Bereku...
Disaster Committee

Minister inaugurates Disaster Management Committee in Wa

A 12-member Upper West Regional Disaster Management Committee has been inaugurated in accordance with law to prevent disasters and mitigate their effects on lives,...
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms And Georgia Gov Brian Kemp

Racial Politics in Georgia and the Presidential Elections

Governor Brian Kemp files suit against Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms over COVID-19 mitigation efforts A contested gubernatorial election in 2018 involving Republican Secretary of...
White House

White House executive offices close cafeterias after employee tests positive for coronavirus

Two White House executive offices closed their cafeterias on Wednesday after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The eatery of the Eisenhower...
face masks

Washington D.C. requires residents to wear masks outside

Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Wednesday issued an executive order that requires residents to wear masks outside their homes. "Basically what...

Rwanda capable of stemming transmission of imported COVID-19 cases after airports’ reopening

Preventive measures against COVID-19 put in place in Rwanda will help protect its residents from being infected by travelers, Rwandan Minister of State in...

South Africa’s tourism sector optimistic about revival

South Africa's tourism sector is using the COVID-19 era to improve their services and resume on a higher note, the South African Tourism (SAT)...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases exceed 29,000

Ghana confirmed 683 more COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, bringing the nationwide count to 29,672, according to the country's health officials. Meanwhile, 759 patients...

U.S. House votes to repeal Trump administration’s travel bans

The U.S. House of Representatives, led by Democrats, passed legislation on Wednesday aimed at repealing the Trump administration's travel bans. The National...
NASA 2020

NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover passes flight readiness review

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission cleared its Flight Readiness Review on Wednesday, an important milestone on its way to the launch schedule on...
Boko Haram

Boko Haram kills 5 aid workers in Nigeria

Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday released a video showing the killing of five humanitarian workers who were recently abducted in Nigeria's restive Borno state. ...

Trump announces “surge” of federal agents to Chicago

U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that his administration is sending a "surge" of federal agents to Chicago as part of a plan...

UN-backed Libyan government says destroys large amounts of explosive remnants of war

Libya's Ministry of Defense of the UN-backed government on Wednesday destroyed large amounts of explosive remnants of war from different conflict areas in the...

Egypt sees drop in daily COVID-19 deaths as total infections nudge 90,000

Egypt reported on Wednesday 41 deaths from COVID-19, the lowest in nearly six weeks, bringing the death toll to 4,440, said the Health Ministry. ...
A student reacts as others test the new school net program at Minilik high school after the launching ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 9, 2015. Ethiopia on Friday launched a school net system by china's leading telecom company Huawei in Ethiopia's capital. The system connects 64 high schools and one university collage to share resources and make educational exchange. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

Concerns about school reopenings in U.S. loom large

Few Americans want to see their local schools reopen for in-person instruction as usual or even with minor adjustments, said a new poll released...
Sudan Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok

Sudanese PM appoints 18 civilian state governors

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Wednesday appointed 18 civilian governors for the states, including two women for the first time. "Appointment...
Iom Logo Standin

Over 400,000 Libyans internally displaced because of armed conflict

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Wednesday that there are more than 400,000 internally displaced Libyans because of armed conflict. ...

Libya reports 88 new COVID-19 cases, 2,176 in total

The National Center for Disease Control of Libya on Wednesday reported 88 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the...

Court rules Canada’s refugee agreement with U.S. unconstitutional

Canada's Federal Court ruled on Wednesday that the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA) which allows Canada to send some refugee claimants back to the...
novel coronavirus

Morocco registers 220 new COVID-19 cases, 17,962 in total

Morocco registered 220 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, raising the tally in the North African country to 17,962, the health ministry said. ...

COVID-19 crisis making it worse for 40 million children missing pre-school

The COVID-19 pandemic has made the crisis in early childhood development worse, with more than 40 million children worldwide missing education in critical pre-school...
gold mining

Gold up on geopolitical tensions

Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose on Wednesday as tensions between the United States and China increased. ...
The Boeing chalet at the Farnborough air show in Hampshire, England, on July 15, 2014

Boeing finalizes agreements for supply chain solutions with Etihad Airways

Boeing and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have finalized agreements for several supply chain solutions, Boeing said Wednesday in...
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)

UN agencies launch database of laws to help COVID-19 response

United Nations (UN) agencies launched on Wednesday a database of laws that countries had implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help protect...
Deutsche Post DHL

DHL Express increases fleet capacity with Boeing converted freighters

DHL Express will add four 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF) as part of the logistics company's efforts to continue modernizing and growing its fleet,...

Global experts urge Africa to focus on value of biodiversity

Global experts on biodiversity, economics and conservation on Wednesday urged African governments to base their financial decisions on the value of biodiversity. ...

UN seeks US$186 million to help Somalis affected by COVID-19

The UN humanitarian agencies are seeking 186.2 million U.S. dollars to meet the immediate health and humanitarian needs of people affected by COVID-19 in...

Kenya vows to focus on home-based care to tackle COVID-19

Kenya's Ministry of Health said on Wednesday it will put more focus on home-based care programs as part of the strategy to combat COVID-19...
Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya lauds progress to resolve Ethiopian dam dispute

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has lauded the progress made towards the resolution of the stand-off between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on the utilization of...