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AfDB supports Ghana’s COVID-19 response with US$69 million grant

The African Development Fund (ADF) approved on Friday, a 69 million U.S. dollars financing support for Ghana's response to the outbreak of the new...
Education Reopening Schools

Government to decide on the reopening of all schools soon – Akufo-Addo

Government will decide when schools will reopen after the current examinations involving final year students are concluded by mid-September, President Akufo-Addo says. “I...

Virtual play against the stigmatization of infected COVID-19 persons set for August 1

Playwright Latif Abubakar is set to stage another live virtual play on August 1, 2020, to intensify education on Ghana's COVID-19 campaign with a...
Education Bolgatanga University

Bolgatanga Technical University urges government to address infrastructure deficit

The Bolgatanga Technical University in the Upper East Region has appealed to the government to address the infrastructure deficit of the institution to enable...

U.S.-Russia tensions in Arctic may escalate amid global warming – Analysts

by Matthew Rusling As global warming has made navigating Arctic waters more feasible, tensions in the region between the United States and...

U.S. move to close Chinese consulate “baseless aggression” – Jorge Arreaza

The U.S. decision to close the Chinese Consulate General in Houston is a "baseless aggression," Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said on social...

Nigeria to resume train services after months of shutdown

Nigeria will resume its train services after months of shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi said Saturday. ...

Rainstorm kills at least 7 in central Nigeria

At least seven people were killed and several others went missing after heavy rains in Nigeria's north-central state of Niger, said a local government...
Tunisian President Kais Saied

Tunisian president assigns current interior minister to form new government

Tunisian President Kais Saied has assigned the current interior minister Hichem Mechichi to form a new government, Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP) reported on Saturday. ...
People wearing face masks are seen on an airplane from Cairo to Hurghada, Egypt, on June 18, 2020. Egypt reported on Thursday 1,218 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total cases registered in the country since mid-February to 50,437, said Egyptian Health Ministry. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Egypt registers 511 new COVID-19 infections cases amid decline of new infections, deaths

Egypt recorded on Saturday 511 new COVID-19 infections, taking the total cases registered in the country since mid-February to 91,583, said the Egyptian Health...
A general view of the Blue Nile river as it passes through the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), near Guba in Ethiopia, on December 26, 2019. - The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a 145-metre-high, 1.8-kilometre-long concrete colossus is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. (AFP)

Sudan hopes to see “decisive” round of Nile dam talks

Sudan on Saturday said it hopes that the upcoming round of talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will be "decisive" and "with...

123 new COVID-19 cases reported in Libya

The National Center for Disease Control of Libya on Saturday reported 123 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of cases in Libya to...
Rescued illegal immigrants are seen in Tajura, eastern Tripoli, Libya, Feb. 18, 2020. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday that Libyan Coast Guard rescued more than 300 illegal immigrants off the Libyan coast on Monday. More than 1,500 illegal immigrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast so far in 2020, said the IOM. (Photo by Hamza Turkia/Xinhua)

72 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Saturday said that 72 illegal immigrants have been rescued by the Libyan coast guard off...
Mills Naana

Late President Mills’ family calls on Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang

The family of late President Professor John Evans Atta Mills has paid a courtesy call on Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, the Vice Presidential...
Education Donation Ppe

Elites Club of Aboadze donates PPE to schools

The Elites Club of Aboadze in the Shama District of the Western Region has presented Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to some junior high schools...
Mr Ambrose Dery Xxx

Friday, July 31, is public holiday – Interior Ministry

The Ministry of the Interior has declared Friday, July 31, as a statutory Public Holiday to mark the celebration of Eid-Al-Adha. ...
Gender violence

Gender Centre trains community teams to prevent violence against women

The Gender Studies and Human Rights Documentation Centre (Gender Centre) on Saturday ended a week’s training for 60 Community Based Action Teams (COMBAT)...
Professor Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang John Mahama

Outdooring of NDC running mate scheduled for July 27

The outdooring of Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, the running mate to the National Democratic Congress (NDC)’s Presidential Candidate, Mr John Dramani Mahama, for the...
Mediterranean Sea

Egypt and France conduct joint naval drills in Mediterranean Sea

Egyptian and French naval forces carried out on Saturday maritime drills in the Mediterranean Sea, the Egyptian Armed Forces said in a statement. ...

Uganda’s COVID-19 cases hit 1,103, with 14 new infections

Uganda's Ministry of Health on Saturday reported 14 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the east African country to...

Hollywood insiders weigh in on future of U.S.-China co-productions

by Julia Pierrepont III With the two largest film markets in the world facing economic turbulence and other uncertainties, industry experts are...
Ghana Police

Police declare private security personnel wanted over murder

The Swedru District Police Command has mounted a search for the arrest of a personnel of a Security Company at Agona Swedru for the...
Mavis Hawa Koomson

NPP must crack the whip on Hawa Koomson to deter others – NPC

The Central Regional Peace Council has called on the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to crack the whip on Mrs. Mavis Hawa Koomson, Member...
Warehouse Construction

McDan Foundation constructs shea nut processing factory at Nasia

The McDan Foundation has broken the ground for the construction of shea nut processing factory and warehouse at Nasia in the Northern Region at...
Voters Registration

Voters Registration enters Phase five

The phase five of the ongoing Voters Registration exercise to compile a new electoral roll started smoothly in the Ayawaso East Constituency on Saturday. Mr...

Timelines for NLA payments reviewed due to COVID-19

The National Lottery Authority (NLA) on Saturday said the payment of winning tickets/prizes after every draw would slightly delay for a number of days...

U.S. “harassment” against Iranian passenger plane “terrorist act” – Ambassador

The Syrian ambassador to Tehran said Saturday that the "harassment" against the Iranian passenger plane in the Syrian sky by the United States was...
Eu Support

EU supports ARAP institutions to improve work

The European Union has donated digital tools worth 38.364 Euros to support the Accountability, Rule of Law and Anti-corruption Programme (ARAP) national stakeholder institutions...

UK newspaper denounces arrest of journalists in U.S.

British newspaper The Independent has denounced the attack or arrest of journalists in the United States while covering the recent demonstrations. ...

Morocco reports highest daily new COVID-19 cases

Morocco on Saturday reported 811 new COVID-19 cases, the biggest single-day increase so far, taking the number of infections in the country since March...