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Trump slams removal of controversial monuments amid nationwide racial reckoning at Mount Rushmore

U.S. President Donald Trump visited Mount Rushmore in the midwestern state South Dakota on Friday to kick off Independence Day weekend, slamming the removal...
Who Treatment

WHO urges countries to “wake up,” “take control” of COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday urged countries hit by coronavirus disease to "wake up" to the pandemic situation on the ground and...
Gilead Sciences headquarters sign is seen in Foster City, California on April 30, 2020. - Gilead Science's remdesivir, one of the most highly anticipated drugs being tested against the new coronavirus, showed positive results in a large-scale US government trial, the company said on April 29, 2020. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP)

EU rushes to authorize Remdesivir as U.S. hoards it

The European Commission on Friday rushed to announce it has given the green light to anti-viral drug Remdesivir for treatment of COVID-19, making it...
A policeman inspects a construction site as some violators sit on the ground in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 3, 2020. A consistently high number of people have been arrested for violating lockdown regulations over COVID-19 in South Africa, Police Minister Bheki Cele said on Friday. (Photo by Yeshiel/Xinhua)

South Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases surge amid mounting calls for tougher lockdown

South Africa on Friday saw a record number of daily confirmed COVID-19 cases amid mounting calls for higher levels of lockdown. The...
Covid Countries Graph In Regard To Number Of Cases

Global COVID-19 cases top 11 million

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 11 million on Friday, reaching 11,031,905 as of 6:33 p.m. (2233 GMT), according to data compiled by the Center...
Fca Warren Truck Plant Workers Returned To Work Amid Covid Pandemic Ap Photo

COVID-19 Infection Rates Surge While Millions Are Forced Back to Work

South, west and southwest regions leading in pandemic as jobless figures conceal depth of economic crisis There were more than 55,000 new COVID-19 cases reported...
mr carlos kingsley ahenkorah

Ghanaian minister resigns after flouting COVID-19 protocols

Ghanaian Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah has resigned following his failure to comply with the country's COVID-19 protocols. ...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Scores of Boko Haram fighters killed in NE Nigeria

Scores of Boko Haram terrorists have been killed in an airstrike in the Sambisa forest in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, said an official...

China helps Benin to cope with COVID-19

The Chinese Embassy in Benin donated a large quantity of sanitary materials to Benin's National Assembly as part of its contribution to the fight...
Forces of the UN Peacekeeping mission in Mali receive their blue berets in Bamako. Photo: MINUSMA/Blagoje Grujic

Seven soldiers killed in central Mali

Seven Malian soldiers were killed Thursday in an ambush in Bankass Cercle of Mali's central region of Mopti, Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) confirmed on...
Mali Terror Attacks

At least 32 killed by armed men in central Mali

At least 32 people were killed during attacks by armed men on several villages in Mali's central region of Mopti, several witnesses told Xinhua...

Senegal’s COVID-19 cases jump to 7,164 with 110 more cases

Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action on Friday reported 110 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bring the total number of confirmed cases to...
Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye

Speaker Oquaye gives ultimatum on EC appraising Parliament on elections

Speaker of Parliament Prof Aaron Michael Oquaye on Friday directed that officials of the Electoral Commission (EC) must be in Parliament, two weeks after...
Ms Stephanie S. Sullivan

It’s our collective duty to end racism in our generation – Ambassador Sullivan urges

The United States Ambassador to Ghana, Madam Stephanie Sullivan, in a message ahead of the 244th Independence Anniversary of her country, on...
Abandoned Projects

School authorities appeal for completion of abandoned projects

The management of the Kanton Senior High School in Tumu has appealed for the completion of abandoned projects in the school to enhance academic...

GRCS donates to mothers’ clubs in UER

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) has donated 500 bags of fertilizer to Mothers’ clubs in six districts across the Upper East Region. The areas...

CSOs, individuals sue Government over exploration at Atewa Forest

Seven Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and four private citizens, have jointly sued the Government over the exploration and drilling of deep wells in the...

Mac Palm, nine others deny treason charges

Dr Frederick Yao Mac Palm, the leader of the Take Action Ghana, and the other nine persons charged with treason, have denied the charge. The...

Sandema District Hospital appeals for PPE

The Sandema District Hospital in the Builsa North District of the Upper East Region is appealing to individuals, philanthropists and organisations to support the...

Let’s emulate Sir John’s healthy rivalry as a politician – Speaker

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Michael Oquaye, has said as politicians mourn Mr Kwadwo Owusu-Afriyie, alias Sir John, they should adopt the warm...

Acid victim receives GH52,000 support from Foundation

Crime Check Foundation (CCF), a non-governmental organisation, has presented GHC52,000 to Ms Memuna Malik, who had her face, chest and parts of her left...
Ghana Parliament-

GH₵3.5 billion spent on Office of Government Machinery

The Office of Government Machinery last year spent a total of GHC3.5 billion for the implementation of its various programmes and activities. Employee Compensation...

GMA saddened by loss of Dr Richard Kisser to COVID-19

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) Friday expressed sorrow at the passing of Dr Richard Kisser, one of Ghana’s renowned surgeons, who succumbed to COVID-19,...
Veep Registration

Veep registers for new voter card

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia over the weekend joined eligible Ghanaians at the Kperiga D/A Primary School polling station, Walewale in the North East Region,...
Mr Jeffery Adda

COVID-19: NCCE calls for self-education to contain spread

Mr Jeffery Adda, the Builsa North District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in the Upper East Region says self-education...
Nana Addo

Government is committed to youth enterpreneurship-President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has underscored Government’s commitment to innovation-driven youth entrepreneurship for the long-term economic growth of the country. The President was...
Economics Post Covid

Ministry of Food and Agriculture developing post-COVID-19 strategy

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture is in the process of developing a Post Covid-19 strategy to be aligned with government’s COVID-19 response programme. The...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

President accepts Carlos Akenkorah’s resignation

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Thursday accepted the resignation of Deputy Trade minister Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah from governemnt. His resignation takes immediate effect. A...
illegal immigrants

102 illegal immigrants rescued off western Libyan coast

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Thursday that the Libyan Coast Guard had rescued 102 illegal immigrants, including women and children, off the...
Namibia pensioners

Greater percentage of Ghanaian pensioners live in penury

A large number of Ghanaians above retirement age (60 years and above) lived in poverty, a researcher told Xinhua here on Tuesday. ...