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Ugandan parliament dissolved as new term is set to kick off

The Ugandan Parliament has been dissolved the as the lawmakers' term of office came to an end. Speaker Rebecca Kadaga closed the last session of...
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Ugandan parliament dissolved as new term is set to kick off

The Ugandan Parliament has been dissolved the as the lawmakers' term of office came to an end. Speaker Rebecca Kadaga closed the last session of...

93rd Oscars® Performers Kick Off Sunday

Celeste, H.E.R., Leslie Odom, Jr., Laura Pausini, Daniel Pemberton, Molly Sandén and Diane Warren will perform the five nominated original songs in their entirety...
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South African former president Zuma’s corruption trial to kick off in May

South African former president Jacob Zuma's long-awaited corruption trial has been set to commence on May 17 this year after numerous delays. ...
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Chinese Spring Festival celebrations kick off in Uganda

As part of the Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) celebrations, a quiz and video competition organized by Confucius Institute of Makerere University and the...

Uganda’s presidential, parliamentary elections kick off

Uganda's presidential and parliamentary elections kicked off on Thursday with people in the east African country queuing up to cast their votes. A total of...
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Trump announces third Supreme Court pick, kicking off bitter confirmation battle

U.S. President Donald Trump announced the third Supreme Court pick during his presidency on Saturday, kicking off a bitter confirmation battle on Capitol Hill...
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Runoff parliamentary elections kick off in Iran

The runoff elections for the remaining seats of the Iranian parliament kicked off in nine provinces of Iran on Friday. Iranians went...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (front) addresses a televised news conference in Nairobi, Kenya, March 15, 2020. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced stringent measures to help contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus after two new cases were confirmed on Sunday. Sub-Saharan Africa reported more novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Sunday amid stronger countermeasures against the pandemic. (Xinhua)

Kenya to kick off clean up drive to spur environmental conservation

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that a national clean up campaign will kick off on Sept. 1 to help boost the country's environmental...
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Pompeo arrives in Dakar to kick off African tour

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Dakar Saturday evening, the first leg of his African tour which will take him to Angola...
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African ministers kick off ordinary session in framework of 33rd AU summit

The 36th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) Executive Council, which comprises ministers of the 55-member pan-African bloc, opened on Thursday in the...

Kiddafest 2019 to kick off on December 12

The 2019 Accra International Children Art Festival (Kiddafest) is set to be held at the National Theatre from Thursday, December 12, to Saturday, December...
Rugby Africa Cup

Ghana Eagles meet Botswana Vultures in historic Rugby Africa Cup 2020 kick-off match

The first Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) 2020 encounter kicks off on Saturday, 23 November at 11 am local time (13:00 CAT) at the Nduom...
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Somali security forces kick off training on child protection, human rights

Somali security forces have kicked off a five-day training program on human rights and child protection in Mogadishu, the AU mission said on Tuesday. ...

Eastern Cup Competition to Start on April 28

About 74 affiliated Division Two clubs are expected to participate in the first edition of the Eastern Cup Competition. In addition, 135 juvenile clubs made...
Fosu Samini And Kokoveli

Fosu, Samini and Kokoveli to kick off world tour

Mr. Frank Gogo, Chief Executive Officer of World Map Records, has disclosed that his outfit is ready to bring back the Trinity Music Group. The...

Ghana FA Normalization Committee special competition for women to kick off

The Ghana FA Normalization Committee's(NC) special competition for women will kick off on March 9, the NC said in a release on Monday. Sixteen teams,...
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Cotton Sport Game to Kick Off Without Jordan and Nii Adjei

Charles Kwablan Akornor, head coach of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, has left out experience midfielders Jordan Opoku and Daniel Nii Adjei from his traveling party,...

Barca Prepared for Getafe Experience

FC Barcelona face a tough task on Sunday when they visit Getafe's Alfonso Perez Coliseum stadium in their return to Liga Santander action. ...
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Real Madrid Starts New Year On a Happy Note

Real Madrid kicked off the year 2019 with a 2-2 draw away to Villarreal, who claimed a late winner thanks to midfielder Santi Cazorla....
7th annual pan African fest

NYC: 7th annual pan African fest begins July 12

Pan-African media company Face2face Africa will be hosting the seventh edition of its annual fest, the Pan-African Weekend, on July 12-15 in New York...
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ITF wheelchair tennis tournaments to kick off in Ghana

Ghana would be the centre of the world’s attraction from Monday, November 5-8, 2018, when the country host the rest of the world in...
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National Cyber Security Week To Kick Off On 23rd – 27th October, 2017

All roads leads to the celebration of National Cyber Security Week from Monday the 23rd to 27th of October, 2017, which also coincidentally meets...
The Secretary General of FENOS-CI, Minister of Health and Public Hygiene representative and the President of the NGO Uplife at a press conference

Civil Society Groups Gears Up for 33 Days Immunization Project

As the world celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child, organizations in over ten countries launch the 33 Days to Power Up Immunization...
German Bundesliga

Preview: Bayern starts off fresh Bundesliga season

Traditionally, the reigning Bundesliga champions have the honour of getting the new season underway and once again Bayern Munich will be involved in the...

Nigeria embarks on a Nationwide Voter registration exercise

Nigeria's electoral commission said Wednesday that all is set to commence the nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) across the 774 Local Government Areas in...

Zongo Development Fund To Kick Off – Bawumia

Since Ghana's independence in 1957, no budget has ever made specific provisions for the transformation and development of Zongo communities. The NPP happens to...

Ghana: 2016/17 MTN FA Cup launched

The 2016/17 edition of the MTN FA Cup has been launched today with the preliminary stages of the competition scheduled to begin on March...

Bolivia, Venezuela kick off carnival season with parties to rival Brazilian ones

While much of the world's attention is focused on Rio de Janeiro in Brazil during the Carnival season, smaller parties have got into high...

Regional project to protect Lake Tanganyika

"The regional project on the management of cross-border water resources in the Lake Tanganyika basin has several components including sensitizing people living on the...