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Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean president thanks his former deputy for service in government

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday thanked Kembo Mohadi for his service as the Vice President of Zimbabwe. Mohadi resigned on Monday following an alleged...
extreme poverty

Number of Africans in extreme poverty could rise to 514 million in 2021

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has warned the COVID-19 pandemic could further exacerbate Africa's extreme poverty as a total of 514...
face masks

Biden calls lifting mask mandates by two red states “Neanderthal thinking”

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday criticized Republican governors in southern states of Texas and Mississippi over their decisions to reverse mask mandates and...
FILE PHOTO: An Ethiopian worker carries his suitcase, as he waits along with his countrymen to be repatriated, in Manfouha, southern Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on November 10, 2013. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser

Ethiopia returns home 1,035 nationals stranded in Middle Eastern countries

Ethiopia has returned home in recent days 1,035 stranded nationals from the Middle Eastern countries of Saudi Arabia and Oman, an Ethiopian official said...
A worker walk past a derailed locomotive near the port of Walvis Bay, Namibia, July 14, 2015. National Railway carrier of Namibia, Transnamib's train derailed on Monday evening with a load of 20 Sulphuric acid tankers, no injuries or leakage were recorded. (Xinhua/Cui Hailong)

Namibian rail operator introduces new operations system to raise efficiency

The Namibian rail operator, TransNamib, has developed a new transportation management system to replace the legacy one, the company said on Wednesday. ...
People visit an expo in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda, Dec. 14, 2020. Rwandan Minister of Health Daniel Ngamije on Sunday warned the COVID-19 pandemic has reached a "critical stage" in the country, with an ongoing spike in new cases and increase in deaths. (Photo by Cyril Ndegeya/Xinhua)

Rwanda earmarks US$51 million for buying COVID-19 vaccines

Rwanda has budgeted 50 billion Rwandan francs (about 51.2 million U.S. dollars) to buy COVID-19 vaccines for over 7.8 million people by 2022, Health...
released schoolgirls

Abducted Nigerian schoolgirls rue harrowing experience in kidnappers’ den

"We felt we had already spent years, even though it was our first day," said Anka, as she bitterly rued the harrowing journey she...
What’s Going On

Marvin Gaye and “What’s Going On” Five Decades Later

An album released a half-century ago still has much relevance in the 21st century 1970-71 were years of unrest and upheaval in the United States...
Daniel Yaw Domelevo

President to Domelevo: Your records indicate you retired last June

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has retired Mr Daniel Yaw Domelevo, the Auditor - General from Audit Service following information from the Board of...

Criticise our decisions but don’t malign us – Judiciary tells media

The Judiciary on Wednesday said it welcomes constructive criticisms from the media but they should be devoid of insults. Justice Yonni...
Environment Water Safety

Stop indiscriminate construction on waterways – Group

Three groups in the Sunyani Municipality have raised concerns about constructions on waterways and streams in some parts of the town. The...
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)

Ghana: Appointments Committee recommends 13 nominees for approval

The Appointments Committee of Parliament has recommended 13 out of the 46 nominations of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for ministerial positions, who were...

Bangladesh cartoonist bailed amid anger over online speech law

dpa/GNA – The Bangladeshi High Court has granted bail to a cartoonist amid protests against a controversial law governing political expression online, officials...
Kuwaiti Emir, Nawaf al-Ahmad Al Sabah

Kuwait’s ruler swears in new government after clash with legislature

dpa/GNA - Kuwaiti Emir, Nawaf al-Ahmad Al Sabah, on Wednesday swore in a new government, more than a month after the previous Cabinet...

ICC opens investigations into war crimes in Palestinian Territories

dpa/GNA – The International Criminal Court (ICC) has officially opened investigations into war crimes committed in the Palestinian Territories, Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda...

The arrest of Adams causes low morale Aduana Stars

Mr. Evans Oppong Communications Manager of Ghana Premier League (GPL) Aduana Stars has said the recent arrest of their player Farouk Adams by the...
Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR)

Falsification of Covid-19 test results untrue – Noguchi

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) has described as untrue the alleged falsification of COVID-19 test results by the Institute. ...
Economic Ghacem Safety

GHACEM will uphold environmental safety – MD

Mr Stetano Gallini, Managing Director of GHACEM Heidelbergcement Group, a leading cement manufacturing company in Ghana, on Wednesday said the company would continue to...
Carlos Ahenkora takes COVID-19 vaccination

Tema West MP promotes COVID-19 vaccination

Mr Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, Member of Parliament Tema West Constituency, has joined a section of the public to promote participation in the COVID-19 vaccination...
Entertainment Pose Africa

Pose For Africa spearheading the ‘Wear Ghana’ agenda

Pose For Africa reality modeling show is focused on showcasing Ghana's arts and culture to the world, Madam Afua Asantewaa Aduonum, Executive Director of...
Covid Vaccine

Parliament of Ghana needs more than 6,000 doses of vaccines – Bagbin

The Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Sumana Bagbin, on Wednesday said Parliament would require not less than 6,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines to...
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MTN Ghana appoints four board members

MTN Ghana has appointed four new members onto its Board of Directors after two board members officially stepped down. A statement issued in Accra by...
Ghana Health Services (GHS)

Ghanaians urged to ignore conspiracy theories about COVID-19 vaccine

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has called on Ghanaians to ignore conspiracy theories about the COVID-19 Vaccine and prepare for the nationwide vaccination exercise. ...
Mr Dominic Oduro

Disregard negative COVID-19 vaccine stories – Residents

Scores of Residents at Tema and Ashaiman on Wednesday called on the public to disregard the negative stories about the COVID-19 vaccine and go...
Supreme Court

Election 2020 Petition: Ghana’s Supreme Court decides tomorrow

Ghana’s Supreme Court will tomorrow, March 4, deliver judgement in the much awaited Election 2020 Petition trial. The seven-member panel, presided over by Chief Justice...

Toll rises as post-coup violence in Myanmar shows no sign of ending

dpa/GNA - More deaths and violence against protesters were reported from several cities in Myanmar on Wednesday, a month after a military coup...
Health Hearing Day

KATH launches “neonatal hearing screening” programme

The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi has unveiled a neo-natal hearing screening programme aimed at identifying hearing defects in newborn babies and...

IS claims deadly attack on female journalists in Afghanistan

dpa/GNA - The terrorist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three female journalists in Afghanistan. Islamic State fighters shot dead...
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG)

PSG striker Kean tests positive for coronavirus

STATS Perform/dpa/GNA - Paris Saint-Germain striker Moise Kean, has tested positive for coronavirus. The 21-year-old will miss Wednesday's Ligue 1 clash with Bordeaux, and...
Covid-19 Vaccine

One shot of two-dose Covid vaccine can prevent serious illness, death

tca/dpa/GNA, - In a pinch, a single shot certainly helps. A first look at the potential effect of stretching limited COVID-19 vaccine supplies has found...