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Cameroon and Chad

Separatist commander surrenders to Cameroonian authorities

A senior separatist commander surrendered to Cameroonian authorities in the country's restive Anglophone region of Southwest Tuesday, a government official said. Ndong...
Natural Power Sx Energy Drink

Sales of traditional sex boosters divide opinions among Zambians

A study conducted by lecturers in the schools of natural sciences and medicine at the University of Zambia to determine the aphrodisiac properties of...
interest rates

Kenya’s interest payment on domestic, foreign loans surge in 2020

Kenya paid thrice as much interest on domestic loans as it did on foreign debt in 2020, with the East African nation's public debt...
released schoolgirls

UNICEF to support released schoolgirls in Nigeria 

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday that it will provide psychosocial support to the released schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria's northwestern state...

UN appeals for US$266 million to feed over 3 million refugees in Eastern Africa

Two UN agencies have appealed for 29.23 billion shillings (about 266 million U.S. dollars) to end food ration cuts for more than 3 million...
Mapping Africa

Africa faces first recession in 25 years amid COVID-19 pandemic – UNECA

The African continent has faced its first economic recession in 25 years due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the United...
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo speaks after winning the vote in Mogadishu, Somalia, Feb. 8, 2017. Former Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo was elected new president of Somalia in a tightly contested polls held in Mogadishu on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Somali leader calls for talks over election impasse

Somali President Mohamed Farmajo has called for consultative talks on March 4 with federal member state leaders to break an election deadlock and avert...

Zambia approves bill to legalize cannabis cultivation for research purposes

Zambia's cabinet has approved the publication and introduction of a bill in parliament for the legalization of the cultivation of cannabis, a government spokesperson...
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)

Egyptian president and Sudanese FM discuss disputed Nile dam

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi held talks on Tuesday with visiting Sudanese Foreign Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) built on...
Fertilizer news

Another successful partnership for prosperity in Africa!

A collaborative partnership concluded on the 10th of February 2021 saw Sterling Bank Plc, a full service licensed national commercial financial institution joining forces...
court remands man

Mechanic apprentice in court over abduction and defilement

A 20-year-old mechanic apprentice has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with abduction and defilement. Simon Martei, allegedly defiled the victim after offering her...
Supreme Court

‘Election Petition Judgment: Let’s maintain our peace’

The National Peace Council (NPC), has appealed to Ghanaians, especially, political actors to maintain peace in the country ahead of Supreme Court’s judgement on...
Health Vaccination Ashaiman

Techiman Holy Family Hospital educates public on COVID-19 vaccination

The Techiman Holy Family Catholic Hospital has begun daily sensitization programme to educate the public on the need to receive the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
Kwasi Adu Gyan

We’ll create special purpose vehicle to unearth potentials – Bono East Minister Designate

Bono East Regional Minister Designate Kwasi Adu Gyan has proposed a special purpose vehicle to unearth more youthful talents in the region for agricultural...
Dr Franklin Asiedu Bekoe

COVID-19 Vaccine will build body immunity after two weeks of first jab

Dr Franklin Asiedu-Bekoe, Director of Public Health at the Ghana Health Service (GHS) says people who are vaccinated with the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine...
Photo taken on Nov. 6, 2015 shows a view of the refurbished parliamentary office in Accra, capital of Ghana. China'S State Hualong Construction Ghana Limited handed over here on Friday the completed refurbished office structure to Ghana's parliament. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

Parliament rolls out plan for vaccination soon

Parliament on Tuesday resumed for business from a three-week shutdown over upsurge for Covid-19 cases, and would soon announce a roll out plan of...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Ghana: SONA to be delivered on March 9 and budget March 12

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, deliver a Message on the State of the Nation to Parliament and the...
Ghana Police

Police to enforce Court orders against picketing from 3rd to 5th March

The Greater Accra Regional Police Command, has reminded Elikem E. Kotoko, and others to respect the High Court's order restraining them from picketing from...
Passengers wait to depart at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, the United States, March 13, 2020. The United States implemented the restrictions which suspend all travel from European countries except Britain for 30 days in a measure faced with further spread of the COVID-19 Friday at midnight. U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to open up 50 billion U.S. dollars in federal aid to help combat the spread of COVID-19 across the country. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

New coronavirus cases in United States fall below 50,000

dpa-AFX/GNA - For the first time since October 18, the number of new coronavirus cases in the United States came down below 50,000. With...
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan announces human rights plan and future new constitution

dpa/GNA - A human rights plan announced by Turkey's president on Tuesday aims to appease Western allies critical of the country's record of...
Johnson and Johnson jab

EU regulator to decide on Johnson and Johnson jab on March 11

dpa/GNA - The European Medicines Agency (EMA), plans to decide on whether to recommend the vaccine against Covid-19 made by US pharmaceutical manufacturer...
Myanmar protests

ASEAN meeting ends with ‘all parties’ in Myanmar told to end violence

dpa/GNA - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) called on "all parties" in Myanmar to "refrain from instigating further violence" in...

World leaders congratulate Gorbachev on 90th birthday

dpa/GNA - World leaders including Russian President Vladimir Putin, US President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated former Soviet leader Mikhail...

Five arrested for allegedly running ‘cocaine taxi’ service in Berlin

dpa/GNA - Five suspected drug dealers have been arrested in Berlin for allegedly running a cocaine delivery service in the German capital, investigators...
Covid-19 Vaccine

Kpone Municipality to vaccinate 6,873 people

Dr Dorothy Otchere Keelson, Senior Medical Officer in charge of Kpone Polyclinic on Tuesday said 6,873 frontline health workers, persons above 60, government officials,...
Health Media Vaccination

Media managers and personalities receive first dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Members of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) and the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association, on Tuesday, received doses of the COVID-19 Vaccine as part of...
Aung San Suu Kyi

Malaysia and Singapore call for release of Suu Kyi amid ASEAN meeting

dpa/GNA - Malaysian Foreign Minister, Hishammuddin Hussein, on Tuesday called for the "prompt and unconditional" release of Aung San Suu Kyi, the de...

Islamist terrorists storm town in Nigeria, attack aid workers

dpa/GNA - Fighters with the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist group have attacked a town in north-eastern Nigeria, including several...
Italian Police

Drug raids launched in Sicily amid charges of selling to children

dpa/GNA - About 30 people were detained on Sicily on Tuesday as Italian police launched raids on the Mediterranean island against people who...

Three media employees killed in eastern Afghanistan

dpa/GNA - Three employees of independent broadcaster Enikas were killed by a gunman in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, the broadcaster's owner told...