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Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Kenya’s trade surges with global lifting of COVID-19 restrictions

Kenya's exports and imports rose significantly in July as various countries lessened COVID-19 restrictions, boosting trade activities. The east African nation's month-on-month...
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DRC announces lifting of state of health emergency across country

The state of health emergency against the COVID-19 pandemic across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will be lifted from Wednesday, President Felix Tshisekedi...
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EU presents roadmap for lifting containment measures against COVID-19

The European Union (EU) on Wednesday put forward a roadmap for member states to phase out containment measures for COVID-19. The guideline...
[EPA]Australian Federal Treasurer addresses nation's economic performance

Australian Treasurer rules out early lifting of COVID-19 restrictions

Australia's Treasurer has shot down calls from business leaders for the government to lift social distancing measures. Josh Frydenberg said on Thursday...

Namibia calls for lifting of EU’s remaining sanctions on Zimbabwe

Namibia's government has welcomed the lifting of sanctions on Feb. 17 imposed by the European Union on Zimbabwe's senior officials, including the vice president,...

Somalia calls for lifting of UN arms embargo

Somali president Mohamed Farmajo has called for the lifting of UN arms embargo that was imposed on the Horn of Africa nation. ...

AU calls for lifting of U.S. sanctions on Sudan

The African Union (AU) on Monday called on the U.S. to lift decades old sanctions on Sudan. "We remain very concerned about...
African Union headquarters

African Union calls for lifting of economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has called for the immediate removal of sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe. ...

UTAG, UEW Campuses Litigation Saga

Greed, selfishness, cronyism, favouritism, etc, are some of the factors that account for the current stand taken by some executives of UTAG UEW, Winneba....

South Korean Sunken Ferry Sewol Scheduled for Lifting

Sunken South Korean passenger ferry Sewol was lifted two meters above the sea on Thursday after having lain in the seabed for almost three...

Tanzanian miners call for lifting export ban

Miners in Tanzania on Thursday appealed to the government to lift the ban on exports of all concentrates and ore metallic minerals. ...

Nunoo Mensah Receive Endorsement To Lead Ghana Olympic Committee

President of the Ghana Weight Lifting Federation (GWF) Ben Nunoo Mensah has received massive endorsement from the National Sports Federations to become the new...

Weightlifting Federation of Ghana Prepares Feverishly For Tokyo 2020

The Ghana Weightlifting Federation (GWF) says they have already begun preparations for the next Olympic Games in the year 2020 in Japan. Ghana had a...
Cuban leader Raul Castro (L) meets with U.S. President Barack Obama (R) on the sidelines of the 7th Summit of the Americas in Panama City, capital of Panama, on April 11, 2015. U.S. and Cuban leaders held first face-to-face talks in over half a century on Saturday in Panama City, amid detente between the two nations. (Xinhua/Estudios Revolucion/Pool/Prensa Latina) (da)

Castro-Obama Meeting Highlighted on Lifting of Restriction

Cuban leader Raul Castro on Monday thanked Obama for his help in improving bilateral relations, but warned that the embargo is still in the...

There is still a lot to be done ahead of quarter final

Ronaldo opened the scoring midway through the second half as Real Madrid made hard work of dispatching Roma 2-0 on Tuesday night after a...

Parliamentarians in Africa calls for the removal of barriers

In the final statement, the parliamentarians called for protection of migrants' rights and continued fight against all forms of discrimination, intolerance and racism towards...

Iran pushes world oil output to new high

Rising output in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries further aggravates the market share battle between top global producers. In the past year...
Ghana spent a total of $1.5 billion on the importation of rice, oil, wheat among others in 2013

Sudan Drop Subventions on some oil supplies

"The decision ends the government monopoly over the three products and opens the market before the private sector," the report said. The ministry further...

Obama Give Directions on Lifting Iran?s Sanctions

"I hereby direct you to take all necessary steps to give effect to the U.S. commitments with respect to sanctions" on Iran, Obama said...
Iranians celebrate the nuclear agreement in Tehran, Iran on July 14, 2015. The nuclear deal between Iran and the world powers will open a new chapter in the relations between Iran and the International community, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday. (Xinhua/Ahmad Halabisaz)

Iran insists EU and US must make lifting of sanctions legal

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini will issue a joint statement on the adoption of the nuclear deal,...

Cuban Government’s Revolutionary Statement

STATEMENT BY THE REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT OF CUBA ? After re-establishing diplomatic relations with the United States, the lifting of the blockade, among other aspects, will be...

Nigeria Demands Extention On Crude Oil Lifting Contracts

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corp (NNPC) has opted to extend the period of its crude oil lifting contracts beyond the current one-year term, in...

PDP needs to do more after lifting of Disqualification

Today the National Working Committee of my party the PDP, proved that there is still hope for the "little guy" in Nigeria. The suspicious...

UN Agencies Push In Aid To Amerli After Lifting Siege

UN agencies have been rushing in aid following the lifting of the siege on Amerli, northern Iraq. Credit: UNICEF Iraq 2 September 2014 ?...
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V/R Chiefs Appeal To Government

A consultative meeting of chiefs and clergy in the Volta Region has called on the government to work towards lifting an embargo on the...

Vodafone Okays Lifting Of NCA Ban

Vodafone Ghana welcomes the decision of the National Communications Authority (NCA) to lift the ban imposed on the company about a month ago. The...

Harrison Afful shows sheer strength by lifting Sabahn Quaye

Harrison Afful shows sheer strength by lifting Sabahn Quaye By Ameenu Shardow Follow on Twitter @alooameenu There were funny scenes at the Black Stars? training grounds...
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Obama Doing Some Weight Lifting

America?s secret service men were thrown into confusion as video of President Obama while pumping iron in a private gym was leaked on to...

US Government Lauded For Lifting Travel Ban To Abia

Abia state government has applauded the United States government for lifting the travel ban imposed on its citizens?to Abia and some other states in...

Juliana Arko Puts Ghana At High Spot In Weightlifting

Well, most people think that a weightlifter must have blunt, coarse looks and bulging biceps but Juliana Arkoh?s delicate demeanour and coy smiles hardly...