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American dream

The coming suffocation of the American dream

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"I can't breathe," black man George Floyd struggled to repeat as Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, knelt on his neck last week in...
Cameroon

At least 5 soldiers killed in ambush in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

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At least five Cameroonian soldiers were killed on Monday in an ambush by suspected armed separatist fighters in the country's restive Anglophone region of...
Covid

Number of Ghana’s COVID-19 cases exceeds 8,000

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ghana has reached 8,070, with 189 more reported as of Sunday, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said. ...
Indianapolis Rebellion Leave Two Dead At The Hands Of The Police

Anti-Racist Demonstrations Continue Despite Escalating Government Repression

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Mass protests are being attacked by police and national guardsmen at the urging of the White House and State Capitols When the videotaped public...
Schools Closed

Uganda postpones school reopening amid COVID-19

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Uganda on Monday announced to postpone the reopening of schools by another month as it studies the impact of the easing of lockdown measures...
President Yoweri Museveni

Uganda mulls releasing 4,000 people arrested for violating COVID-19 restrictions

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday said the government is discussing the possibility of releasing over 4,000 people arrested for violating COVID-19 restrictions and...
jail

COVID-19 spreads to Zimbabwean jails as cases rise to 178

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The coronavirus pandemic has spread to Zimbabwe's jails, with six cases recorded in two of the country's prisons, Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said Monday. ...
Dollars

GPE increases COVID-19 emergency fund to US$500 million

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The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) on Monday announced that it will provide an additional 250 million U.S. dollars to help developing countries respond...
bushfire

5 children killed in house fire in southern Mozambique

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Five children died in a house that caught fire in the southern province of Gaza, Mozambique on Monday, state television TVM reported. ...
International Children's Day

Mozambican first lady advises children to celebrate their day at home

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Amid national restrictions including school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mozambican first lady Isaura Nyusi called on parents and their children nationwide to...
Angola

Angola and France leaders discuss economic impact of COVID-19

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Angolan President Joao Lourenco and French President Emmanuel Macron held a telephone conversation on Monday, talking about current issues, especially the impact of COVID-19...
Vote

Tanzanian police assure public of peaceful general elections

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Tanzanian police on Monday assured the public of peaceful general elections slated for October 2020. Addressing a rally in Singida region, Tanzania's...
Uganda Military

Ugandan military kills 3 South Sudan soldiers in border gunfire exchange

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The Ugandan military on Monday said that its troops killed three of the South Sudan soldiers who crossed into the country in the border...
Electricity

Power firm cuts power supply to Zambian mine

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A company that supplies power to the mining industry in Zambia says it will discontinue power supply to one mining firm due to disputes...
Maxresdefault

More countries to ease COVID-19 restrictions as global cases rise with Latin America as...

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More countries in Europe and Asia began to ease restrictions and resume operations, but more than 1 million cases of COVID-19 have been recorded...
Mr Goodwill Agyeman

Powerlifting Association President is dead

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The President of the Ghana Powerlifting Association (GPA) is dead. Mr. Goodwill Agyeman, President of the...
Social Vodafone Donation

Vodafone Ghana donates to Municipal Hospital

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Vodafone Ghana Foundation on Monday donated nose masks to frontline health workers of the La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA) Hospital to strengthen their...
Professor Nicolas Nsowah Nuamah

‘Test teachers and students for COVID-19 before school re-opens’

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Professor Nicolas Nsowah-Nuamah, President of the Dominion University College, has called for teachers and final year students to be tested for COVID-19 before schools...
Muslims

Muslims urged not throng mosques

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The Coalition of Muslim Organisations, Ghana (COMOG) on Monday advised Muslims not to throng mosques as the Government has eased restrictions on religious meetings...

Farmer commits suicide

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The body of a 56-year old farmer was found hanging on a tree near Akim Manso A.M.E Zion Basic School in the Asene Manso...
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah Minister Of Information

Minister commissions ISD’s Research Centre for empirical data collection

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Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah on Monday commissioned a newly refurbished National Information Research Centre (NIRC) of the Information Services Department (ISD). ...
Lockdown

Rwanda cancels further easing of lockdown after reassessment

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The Rwandan government on late Sunday cancelled its earlier decision to further loosen COVID-19 lockdown after reassessing the situation. Transportation between provinces and the capital...
Gomoa Central Mp Donates Sewing Machines To Trainees

Gomoa Central MP donates sewing machines to 10 trainees

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Mrs Naana Eyiah Quansah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Gomoa Central, on Saturday presented 10 sewing machines and accessories to 10 girls to begin...

More countries to ease COVID-19 restrictions as global cases rise

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More countries in Europe and Asia began to ease restrictions and resume operations, but more than 1 million cases of COVID-19 have been recorded...
About Killed In Attacks By Gunmen In Nw Nigeria

Gunmen kill Nigeria’s ruling party official in failed kidnap attempt

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Police in Nigeria's northwestern state of Katsina said they have launched a manhunt for gunmen who shot dead a leader of the All Progressives...
Politics Cpp Election Nana Frimpomaa Sarpong

Overhaul CPP into formidable political party – Nana Frimpomaa-Sarpong

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The Convention Peoples Party (CPP) needs a complete overhaul from the ward through the constituency, regional and the national executive level for greater impact...
Accra Indie Filmfest Goes Virtual For Its Second Edition

Accra Indie Filmfest goes virtual for its second edition

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The second edition of the Accra Indie Filmfest (AiF) slated for July 20 - 26, 2020, will now go virtual. ...
Churches

Christian Council welcomes opening of churches

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The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) on Monday welcomed President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s Directive that religious services could commence with 25 per cent,...
Boreholes

Eighty boreholes to be provided for 30 communities at Bongo

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Mr Peter Ayamga Ayinbisa, the Bongo District Chief Executive, said over 80 boreholes would be provided for more than 30 communities in the District...
Ppe

NDC parliamentary candidate donates PPE to 30 electoral areas

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Tarkwa-Nsuaem Constituency, Mr John Justice Abban, has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth 50,000 Ghana cedis...