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Raphael Tuju, secretary-general of Kenya's ruling Jubilee Party, who is also the cabinet secretary without portfolio, takes an interview with Xinhua in Nairobi, Kenya, on March 16, 2021. TO GO WITH "Interview: African countries have much to learn from 'Chinese miracle', says Kenyan party leader" (Photo by James Asande/Xinhua)

African countries have much to learn from “Chinese miracle” – Raphael Tuju

China's exceptional economic and political success can be called as the "Chinese miracle," from which African countries have much to learn, a Kenyan party...
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Somali army kills over 10 al-Shabab militants in southern region

The Somali National Army (SNA) special forces killed more than 10 al-Shabab militants including three commanders in the latest onslaught on the fighters of...
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)

Ethiopia’s unilateral actions over disputed Nile dam to result in negative repercussions – Egypt

Ethiopia's unilateral actions over the filling and operation of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will have "massive negative repercussions," Egypt's Minister of...

‘Christians must not forget the tenets of the religion’

As the world marks Palm Sunday, the beginning of the Easter festivities, Christian's have been urged not to forget about the tenets of the...
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Black Stars cruise past Sao Tome & Principe to secure top spot

The Black Stars of Ghana were so strong for their Sao Tome & Principe counterpart as they edged them 3-1 in the last Group...

Northern Region: Cement in short supply in Tamale

Cement is in short supply in the Tamale Metropolis leaving those engaged in construction works with no choice but to rush for the limited...
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Koforidua SHS heads praise 2021/2022 admission process

Admission of fresh students into the Free Senior High Schools (SHS) for the new academic year has been progressing smoothly in the New Juaben...
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Ghana Month: How ‘white collar jobs’ are hastily shading off traditional roles in Dormaa

Traditional and ancient activities such as game and wildlife, palm wine-tapping, and farming that have existed for centuries and spelt the socio-economic and cultural...
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Health benefits of coconut is beyond nutritional content – Tema Residents

Some residents in Tema have declared that coconut has a lot more health benefits beyond it refreshment value. They said beyond its refreshing nature of...

Christians urged to capitalise on benefits of Palm Sunday

Mr Stephen Gakpetor, a Presbyter at the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana, Amenuveve Congregation in Koforidua, has advised Christians to tap into the full benefits...
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Christians observe Palm Sunday to usher in Easter festivities

Some congregants at KpareKpare in the Krachi East Municipality of the Oti Region, have marked the Palm Sunday with great enthusiasm, saying they expect...
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Look up to God in trying moments – Christians told

Reverend S. M. E. K Sevor, the District Pastor for the Global Evangelical Church, Ablekuma Fan Milk, in Accra, has called on Christians to...
Professor Elvis Nyarko

We need sustainable maritime transportation system-Prof Nyarko

Professor Elvis Nyarko, the Vice-Chancellor of the Regional Maritime University (RMU), has underscored the need for a sustainable maritime transportation system towards the development...

All set for Pose for Africa grand finale on April 3

After weeks of performing series of tasks, nine beautiful models have made it to the grand finale of the maiden Pose For Africa TV...
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‘Biblical Sex Education Book will address sex problems in homes’

Pastor Samuel Kwame Dorgbetor, the Head Pastor of the Adenta East Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church, says a book he authored: “Biblical Sex Education,”...
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Eastern Region: 22-year-old dies in a gold mining pit at Apampatia

A 22- year old young man, Nicholas Bokom has been found dead in a gold mining pit at Apampatia a community in the Atiwa...

Christians in Sekondi-Takoradi mark Palm Sunday amid COVID-19 protocols

Christians in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis on Sunday celebrated Palm Sunday in their various churches amidst strict observance of the COVID-19 safety protocols, contrary to...
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Christopher Mbii shines at MTN Invitational Golf tourney

Amateur golfer, Chris Mbii from the Tafo Golf Club emerged winner of the first 2021 MTN Invitational Golf tourney held yesterday at the Achimota...
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SWAG lauds sprinter Azamati for breaking longstanding national record

The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has lauded Benjamin Azamati for breaking a 22-year old national 100 meters record to earn a ticket...
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SWAG congratulates Black Bombers, Black Stars for the Olympics and AFCON qualification

The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has congratulated the National Amateur Boxing team, the Black Bombers, and the Black Stars for qualifying to...

Fourteen injured in suspected suicide blast at Indonesian church

dpa/GNA - A suspected suicide bombing that injured 14 people outside a church in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province on Sunday morning was carried...

KNUST takes steps to transform Ghana’s hatchery industry

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), would not relent in working with stakeholders to provide practical-based solutions to transform the hatchery...
27 March 2021, Egypt, Suez: A general view of "Ever Given", a container ship operated by the Evergreen Marine Corporation which is currently stuck in the Suez canal, during a tugging attempt to re-float it. The state-run Suez Canal Authority (SCA) announced that nearly 17,000 cubic meters of sand have been dredged around the ship after navigation through the Suez Canal has been temporarily suspended until the full refloating of the Panamanian massive cargo vessel which ran aground on Tuesday in the southern end of the Suez Canal and blocked the traffic in both directions. The ship turned sideways in the Canal, while on the route from China to Rotterdam, due to reduced visibility that resulted from a dust storm hitting the area, according to SCA. Photo: Fadell Dawod/dpa

Egypt races to free supertanker from banks of Suez as vessels reroute

dpa/GNA – The pressure is mounting on Egypt to dislodge a massive container ship which has blocked the Suez Canal since Tuesday, as...

Ghana and Rwanda hold virtual summit to explore investment, trade opportunities

Ghanaian and Rwanda businesses have held a virtual summit to explore investment opportunities in Agriculture, Manufacturing and Services sectors to boost trade and investment...

United States and Canada criticize China for tit-for-tat sanctions in rights row

dpa/GNA - The United States and Canada criticized China on Saturday for retaliatory sanctions imposed by Beijing in an ongoing row over human...

Energy giant Total evacuates 1,000 workers after Mozambique attack

dpa/GNA – French energy giant Total on Sunday evacuated around 1,000 of its workers from Mozambique's coastal town of Palma, which is currently...
President Samia Suluhu Hassan

Tanzania president suspends port authority chief for alleged graft

dpa/GNA - President Samia Suluhu Hassan Sunday has suspended the director general of the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) over alleged embezzlement of 1.55...
FILED - Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya. Tikhanovskaya has called on the international community to show solidarity with the women in Belarus. Photo: Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa

Nearly 250 detained in Belarus protests

dpa/GNA - At least 245 people were detained at protests in Belarus against President Alexander Lukashenko, according to human rights group Viasna. Opposition groups...

Pakistan bans public gatherings amid surging Covid-19 numbers

dpa/GNA – Pakistan on Sunday banned all public gatherings including marriage ceremonies as part of ever-stricter measures to bring down a rising number...

Germans fly to Mallorca for Easter holidays despite virus appeals

dpa/GNA - Thousands of German holidaymakers flew to the Spanish resort island of Mallorca at the weekend determined to enjoy their Easter holiday...